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MicroCenter
MicroCenter P. O Box No: 1539, Kingdom of Bahrain

Tel: +973 17262535
Fax: +973 17232440

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  • Dr Ghulum Bakiri - CEO
    microcen@batelco.com.bh
    MicroCenter

    Mission: MicroCenter will offer a reliable, cost effective, high quality and state of the art Integrated Business and GIS Solutions. The solutions will be developed and maintained by highly skilled professionals and will be supported by highly trained support network having full knowledge and ability to sell and support the product. The company will generate good revenues for its investors, provide attractive margins to distributors and deliver high value to its clients in the Middle East market. Profile: With over 100 customers of its software products in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, Microcenter is one the success stories of Bahrain in indigenous Software Business. It’s arguably the only 100% Bahraini software products company that has been successfully expanding its customer base for over two decades, Founded in 1983, by Dr. Ghulum Bakri a US educated Bahraini engineer who after earning his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence, refused a number of lucrative offers from large US corporations and then embarked upon his dream of starting a software products company in his native country Bahrain. Unlike other traditional Business houses in Bahrain, he neither had large capital nor a running business but only extraordinary determination to succeed that ultimately helped him in creating an undisputed market leader for software business solutions designed for small and middle size enterprises (SME) sector. Interestingly in the environment where no investor wants to invest in intellectual property, MicroCenter also has a unique distinction of being the only Bahraini company that has successfully defended an International Copyright case against a Billion Dollar Electronic US giant Microelectronics Corporation at world intellectual property organization (WIPO) at Geneva, Switzerland. In addition MicroCenter represent a number of global companies in Bahrain especially in GIS space these include ESRI, Telvant (Miner & Miner), Telcordia and Trimble. Specially ESRI, the world leader in GIS has ArcGIS which is a scalable family of software comprising a complete Geographic Information System, built on industry standards, that is rich in functionality and works out of the box. With over 60% of the world market share constituting over one million individual users worldwide, the software is used in thousands of applications in virtually every major industry market. These include state and local government, police/military, petroleum, natural resource management, banking, insurance, telecommunications, utilities, retail, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture, real estate, and fast foods to name a few. Our future strategy is to expand the existing business into other GCC countries and enter in insurance market by providing integrated applications using smart cards.

    Product and Services

    Over the past 25 years the company has developed various Business Solutions that are totally integrated and form a mid-range ERP system that has been implemented for over 60 customers having more than 500 seats. Currently the company is having the following products the product division implements and maintains the following Oracle based Software. • Business Solutions • GIS Products & Solutions • Smartcard Solutions • Professional Services • Quality Systems