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Kanoo IT success story – completes implementation of Wireless to Crowne Plaza Hotel, Bahrain

Published on May 21, 2012

Kanoo Information Technology (Kanoo IT), Bahrain’s leading ICT solutions provider, has successfully completed and formally handed over the Wireless Implementation Project for Crowne Plaza Bahrain.

Kanoo IT is by far the leader today in providing the implementation of state of the art wireless communication and collaboration solutions for hospitality industry in the country with the prime objectives of simplifying management, reducing costs and improving productivity.

When Crowne Plaza Bahrain decided to jump the Wireless bandwagon, Kanoo IT was awarded the project purely based on the solution design. “Wireless is no longer just another amenity at hotels, but transforms business models by increasing Revenues Per Available Room; Business benefit coupled with the speed and agility with which employees, partners, suppliers, and customers connect, communicate and collaborate, the success of this project lies in the fact that there is instant measurement on the returns on investment” said Mr. Ramgopal Menon, AGM, Kanoo IT.

In today’s competitive marketplace, an organization's business agility is determined by the speed with which it can transform data into information and accelerate communication internally as well as with customers and partners. Communication defines today’s business landscape. Interaction with colleagues, clients, suppliers, business partners and information sources is constant and pervasive

At Crowne Plaza, the wireless network is at the core of this communication and interaction, providing the fast, secure connectivity that drives business operations. Ruckus solutions for hospitality ensure that your communication networks deliver the performance your business relies on. The solution is tailored to meet communication needs for hotels, compliant with regulation and corporate governance and also aligned with industry standards,

“The communication transformation is the current buzzword and a new Generation network is imperative to be in place for the growing need of mobility services, BYOD(Bring your own devices) and cloud challenges to enable people to work from anywhere on any device with any content. We are happy to help our valuable partners & customers in transforming traditional business models into Internet Business models” said Mr. Waleed Kanoo, General Manager, Kanoo IT. 

”In today’s competitive market internet services play a crucial role in helping people stay connected to their near and dear ones. We are aware that guests rely and expect on good services as they are staying away from home, which is why we are excited to have partnered with Kanoo IT in order to be able to serve our guests better and help them stay connected more conveniently. Being part of IHG and having guest’s satisfaction as the prime purpose of our business it is crucial for us to be always one step ahead in our services. The wireless internet upgrade to 10 Mbps comes as a great value added service to our existing facilities and we are happy to have Kanoo IT as our business partner during this project. We look forward to working on many more projects together, said Mr. Pascal Eggerstedt, GM, Crowne Plaza Bahrain.

“A major project like this requires great skills and great partnership. We have received great support from Kanoo IT during this massive project in order to enhance our services. Keeping pace with the needs of our customers we are proud to announce that we are now ready with hi-speed internet which will benefit our guests and give us the added advantage in the hospitality market in Bahrain,’ said Mr Hamdi Al Arrayed, IT Manager, Crowne Plaza Bahrain.

 

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