BMTS and Zoho Corp showcased IoT-based smart building and city solutions at GITEX 2016

BMTS and Zoho Corp showcased IoT-based smart building and city solutions at GITEX 2016

The UAE-headquartered Bahri & Mazroei Technical Systems (BMTS) and WebNMS of US-based Zoho Corporation will reveal their exclusive and advanced Enterprise IoT (Internet of Things) platform solutions for smart building and smart city initiatives in the UAE at the 36th edition of GITEX Technology Week taking place from October 16 to 20, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. BMTS and WebNMS will present unique strategies and actions in line with their commitment to support smart and sustainable cities and a digital lifestyle.


Dubbed the largest technology exchange and marketplace for the Middle East & Africa region, the Gitex Technology Week 2016 highlights the various ways technology can transform businesses through cutting-edge solutions. WebNMS and BMTS together will conduct live demonstrations of the modern IoT-based building management, energy monitoring and fire safety solutions at their exhibiting stand B7-37 at the Trade Centre.


Commenting on the GITEX Technology Week participation, Mr. Esam Al Mazroei, Vice Chairman of Bahri & Mazroei Group, said, “We are glad to join Zoho Corp and its IoT division WebNMS to exhibit at the world’s one of the most powerful and innovative technology innovation event happening in Dubai. This is the time for us to cater to our valued customers and prospective associates on a larger scale by delivering quality and excellence in our enterprise IoT platform solutions. We at BMTS are proud to contribute to the strategies of the UAE Vision 2021, inspired by the leaders of this great nation. Being a local provider of advanced technical solutions, we are becoming part of implementing the strategies with advanced solutions to develop the smart cities.”


The WebNMS offers re-brandable IoT platform and solutions targeted at enterprises and SMBs looking to improve their efficiency and minimize operational expenses. The platform is designed to address complex IoT implementations that involve proactive monitoring of remote sites, smart city projects, asset performance monitoring and energy monitoring.


The IoT technology solutions are aimed at delivering the finest life safety, security, energy services with real-time data analytics system to ensure optimum operational safety, security, efficiency of buildings and other infrastructures in a smart city. This becomes relevant as the life and safety monitoring sector is currently driven by the availability of new technology and the continuing search to provide new and more advanced monitoring services.


Mr. Prabhu Ramachandran, Director of WebNMS under Zoho Corp, said, “We are glad to showcase our IoT platform and solutions at the GITEX Tech Week this year, along with our regional partner BMTS. The union of IoT technology and building management services is aimed at alleviating the existing challenges that customers face due to rigid legacy and propriety systems that offer very little flexibility. Symphony IoT from WebNMS commands an edge over its competition through seamless device integration, deployment, data exchange and management.”


Mr. Sivakumar Subramanian, General Manager of BMTS, said, “We are delighted to associate with Zoho and their IoT division WebNMS to demonstrate our expertise in the IoT market with state-of-the-art solutions for life safety, energy and building/industry automation. The solutions also cater to asset management, operational and maintenance services with integrated remote control, analytical and monitoring. With decades of BMTS knowhow and track record on design, build and construction, our aim is to serve our customers to reduce their capital and operational investments and provide solid performance through combination of IoT sensors, communication, analytical platforms and decision making tools.  We strongly believe that this would completely transform our customers to efficiently utilize their assets with the futuristic IoT-based cloud and managed service business models for optimizing energy, life safety, security and digital convergence integration.”


“BMTS stays committed to its clients by being an end-to-end provider of appropriate solutions, while helping customers focus on their core businesses and enhance their business processes. BMTS also facilitates its customers reap full benefits of the IoT technology by enabling connectivity of machines across many dimensions, carrying out intensive business analytics and facilitating fully managed end-to-end services,” he added.


As an end-to-end systems integrator and managed services company in the areas of safety, security, power, audio visual and building automation, BMTS is associated with major projects in the UAE in various capacities with its IoT and Machine to Machine (M2M) based software solutions. BMTS has streamlined Zoho’s efforts to push into the UAE’s enterprise software space with its IoT platform by WebNMS catering to the commercial, industrial, telecommunication, healthcare, transportation and government sectors.


WebNMS is the enterprise IoT deployments arm of the US-based Zoho Corporation. WebNMS is one of the leading providers of enterprise IoT software that maximizes the potential of connected businesses. Their highly scalable flagship product ‘Symphony IoT Platform’ caters to energy optimization and remote asset management requirements of enterprises and smart city projects. This multi-gateway compatible platform is integrated with edge computing and data analytics technologies, which gives it an edge over the competition, allowing rapid application developments and quicker time to market. Symphony’s successful deployments in the past had proven to reduce operational expenses while improving overall productivity and returns.


Some of the key projects undertaken by BMTS in the UAE include Dubai Silicon Oasis smart city integration, and energy management system, Movenpick hotel, Dubai Police Forensic Laboratories, IMG Theme Park, Etihad Museum, Dubai Trade Centre District, Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital, Viceroy Hotels and Resorts.



 About WebNMS

WebNMS is the IoT software division of Zoho Corporation, headquartered in Pleasanton, California. Their flagship product, Symphony IoT is crafted to address enterprise operational challenges through remote site monitoring and energy management solutions. More information at