Focused on Protection

Channel Post speaks with Obaidullah Kazmi, Chief Manager – Customer Evolution at Credo Technology Services about the company and its work in the information security space.

Obaidullah Kazmi, Chief Manager – Customer Evolution at Credo Technology Services

Give us a brief overview of your company.
CREDO is one of the fastest homegrown information security solutions and services company from UAE. We are focused on the information security and data protection of our customers through technologically advanced cybersecurity solutions. Our team has created the architecture and built nationwide security platforms for protecting the financial transactions in the country. We work with several of the acclaimed security vendors from all across the world to bring the best in the technology security solutions to the region.

What markets are you currently present in?
We are Dubai based security specialists with offices in UAE and India, covering all the countries in GCC and Indian sub-continent.

Which industry verticals do you cater to?
We work closely with several financial organization, so it will be easy to say that we are strong in BFSI segment. But we are finding lots of traction in other sectors also as cybersecurity cuts across all the industry verticals and every single enterprise with critical data and assets requires data protection, encryption, authentication and other formats of information security.

What is the strength of your organization?
Being a security specialist firm we have a team of highly qualified Information security experts focused on building vendor agnostic security platforms tailored to the specific needs of our customers

What products, solutions, brands and services do you represent and offer in the markets you are present in?
As explained earlier, we work with most acclaimed security vendors in the business and they include Gemalto, Imperva, StrongAuth, Tenable, Access Data, LogRhythm, Rapid 7, CrowdStrike, Blackberry and others

What are your market strategies for this year?
We plan to expand our team further and focus on consolidating our technical strength’s further to offer unique security solutions to the enterprises in the region. We intend to do some customer facing events to drive our message across to them and share them not just technologies but also best practices that will go down in protecting their assets.

How has the technology market grown in the MEA region over the past few years?
The regional market for technology has been growing in past few years and according to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the Middle East cyber security market size is expected to grow from $11.38 billion in 2017 to $22.14 billion by 2022. We are very excited about being part of this digital transformation from a security perspective

Do you participate in trade shows such as GITEX?
Our participation at such mega events like GITEX is usually through our vendors or distributors. As of today, we are contemplating the idea of participation at GISEC that seems more interesting proposition as it is a focused security event.