Cequens Awarded for “Excellence in Messaging” at the 2018 FINSEC Banking Security Summit

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Cequens Awarded for “Excellence in Messaging” at the 2018 FINSEC Banking Security Summit

March 15, 2018

In recognition of its outstanding messaging products and end-to-end engagement solutions, Cequens received the “Excellence in Messaging Partner” award at the second annual FINSEC 2018 Awards, as part of the highly acclaimed Banking Security Summit that took place in Dubai on March 5 and 6, 2018.

In its second edition, the summit brought together the region’s leading decision makers and solution providers to discuss the industry’s key challenges and showcase the latest trends and technologies that protect organizations against cybercrime.

The FINSEC Awards recognize and celebrate achievements and contributions in the financial and banking security industry. As a standard of excellence, the awards honor the top organizations who have consistently demonstrated exemplary performance in the security realm.

Commenting on the Company’s accomplishment, Mr. Karim Khorshed, CEO of Cequens, said:

“We’re honored to be recognized for our innovative and progressive products and services, especially those serving the banking and financial sector. This award is a testament to our business excellence, clearly demonstrating our steadfast commitment to engaging people and transforming lives. We’re proud to be offering one of the most technologically advanced Communications Platforms in the region.”

Cequens currently serves numerous reputable banks and financial institutions in the MENA region, including the world's largest Islamic bank and one of the largest joint stock companies in the KSA: Al Rajhi Bank.

In light of this award, Mr. Ahmed Anwar, CIO of Al Rajhi Bank, commented:

“We have a thriving relationship with Cequens that goes back to 2011, and we’re happy to have succeeded and advanced along the years with an agile and trustworthy partner who not only understands our business needs but also supports our future vision. The Cequens Communication Platform has tremendously helped us in securely integrating different internal systems while working efficiently and reducing costs.”

Cequens offers omni-channel connectivity, engagement, and verification solutions to banks and financial institutions in the Middle East and Africa. Trusted by over 250 active customers today, the Company’s proprietary and PCI/DSS compliant Communications Platform offers the highest security and throughput available in the region.

Following its participation in the 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC) last month, the Company announced it had officially joined Google’s Early Access Program for RCS Business Messaging to introduce Rich Communication Services (RCS) Business Messaging to brands in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. This future messaging platform is projected to change the way enterprises communicate with their customers and will be rolled out by Cequens by the second quarter of 2018. 


About Cequens

Cequens is a leading communication solution provider in the MEA region that aims to bridge communication gaps in a communication-driven world. Powered by innovation and guided by a Cloud-First, Mobile-First, and AI-First approach, Cequens is on a mission to empower enterprises with the communication solutions they need for digital transformation. Cequens’ proprietary Communication Platform leverages the latest cloud technologies and features a comprehensive portfolio of omni-channel products and solutions that are industry-focused, agile, scalable and cost-effective.

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