Ismail El-Kammash, CEO of Intercom Integrated Systems Solutions, said that the company aims to implement projects in the field of information security in the coming year with a value ranging from EGP 300m to EGP 400m.
He added that the company established a new unit three months ago specialised in information security solutions and aims at growing its business volume during 2020 by up to 30%.
El-Kammash explained that the company carried out projects last year with a value of EGP 1bn, of which the governmental sector received 20% to 25 % against the 50 % for the banking sector. The remaining percentage was distributed among other sectors.
He hinted at the company to offer integrated solutions in the banking, governmental, oil, and telecommunications sectors. The number of its employees is estimated at about 300 engineers and technical staff and seeks to increase the number by 20% to 30 %.
He said that the Egyptian market enjoys high growth opportunities toward technological services, supported by the state’s orientation to establish a digital society and improving services offered to citizens. He explained that new technologies, including artificial intelligence, contribute to supporting customers and facilitating business.
He added that Intercom is working on training and upgrading the capabilities of its human cadres and exporting experiences to the region’s markets, parallel to the government’s adoption of a clear and ambitious plan toward implementing the country’s digital transformation through the Ministry of Communications and the Administrative Control Authority. He said that his company has already started to communicate with its customers about activating the applications of artificial intelligence.
He clarified that the company had its own technological solutions for different economic sectors, including electronic archive solutions for the banking sector, which depends on the complete mechanisation of document cycles inside banks. The company currently works with National Bank of Egypt, and Commercial International Bank Egypt and QNB.
It is worth mentioning that Intercom is an Egyptian joint stock company established in 1992 and works as an agent for many international technology companies in communication network systems and technology solutions including Cisco, IBM and Palo Alto.