Gulf Air has announced that they are deploying Skype for Business to improve their employee productivity and communication. This new deployment will facilitate the business collaboration between Gulf Air’s headquarters in Bahrain and its outstation international offices, saving time and cost while optimising productivity. Also, it saves lots of costs associated with traditional solutions.
Sherif Tawfik, general manager, Microsoft Bahrain and Oman said,
“Powerful tools like Skype for Business are changing the way companies do business and communicate with staff. When you think about multi-national businesses, it doesn’t get more multi-national than an airline. Gulf Air staff will now be able to enhance productivity by being completely mobile. They can take the office with them, wherever they may be, getting instant access to their work on the Windows device of their choice, all in a secure environment. We are confident that Gulf Air’s deployment of Skype for Business will enhance the user experience and allow the national carrier to streamline its services.”
Dr. Jassim Haji, director information technology, Gulf Air, said: “As a company with international offices, we have a great need for a convenient and cost-effective communication tool that our executive teams and staff can use to make calls, hold meetings and video conferences, and also interview new candidates, without leaving their offices. Skype for Business allows us to streamline our services with enhanced mobility and collaboration between our staff worldwide. Moreover, in the future this will allow our front-liners to get closer to our customers through a rich choice of communication channels, anywhere and at any time.”