FOSS is a multidisciplinary I.T. and Network integrator, with extensive and demonstrable capabilities of delivering large scale and complex I.T. networking projects. FOSS has been operating in the Middle East since 1999.
Our current Middle East organization comprises more than 200 full time employees. We have offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai - UAE (FOSS UAE) and in Doha - Qatar (FOSS Qatar).
Our design and system integration capabilities cover a wide spectrum of I.T. network infrastructure solutions.
Our portfolio covers a broad range of technologies: Fibre Optic Cable Networks, Structured Cabling, Wireless Networks, CCTV and Access Control, IP TV, Data Centre Infrastructure, Data Networking, Maintenance and Support
Our customers range from telecommunication service operators to large enterprises, utilities, and defense and government organizations.
By partnering with leading international technology companies we have been able to deliver innovative communication solutions on behalf of our customers. We believe in working very closely with our clients and are committed to assisting them in defining and implementing their communication strategies.
Together with the skills of our highly qualified design and project management team, FOSS has the capability to provide full turnkey network implementation from initial design through to commissioning, and maintenance support. This also can include all civil works, duct and sub-duct installation.
We provide clients with a first class service and continue to develop our capabilities both in terms of geographical reach, design and service portfolio including next generation networking and optical communication technologies.
FOSS has established an enviable reputation within the Middle Eastern region for delivering both a consistently high quality and excellent levels of service which we believe set a benchmark for other organizations.
We strive to provide our employees with a dynamic and creative environment to allow them to realize their full potential.
We have a multicultural team of highly skilled and experienced consultants, designers, project managers and engineers – a full complement of skills and operational capabilities necessary to provide our customers with fit for purpose technology solutions.
Our ongoing training programmes run throughout the year to ensure that all of our personnel develop and enhance their skills in line with the evolving communication technologies.
We encourage a customer focused culture and believe in going the extra mile to deliver against our promises and exceeding customer expectations.
The senior management team have lived and worked in the UAE and Qatar for over 15 years and have direct and extensive experience of designing, commissioning and operating networks for public and private network operators including large enterprises both in the UK and mainland Europe. This experience allows us to understand the technical as well as the operational issues that our customers are trying to address and we are able to translate this experience into well considered and pragmatic solutions.
FOSS has accredited with ISO 9001:2008 certifications in 2011 for successful implementation of Quality Management Systems across Dubai & Abu Dhabi Offices, demonstrating our commitment to providing quality products and services that meet or exceed all customer requirements and applicable standards and specifications. We never compromise on Quality and each employee is committed to this goal. Our dedication to Quality Improvement is expressed throughout our training of new employees and the continuous training of all employees. Employee training and accountability is a significant part of our quality program and its continual improvement.
Moving on, the Top Management has initiated to start implementing effective processes that help to achieve ISO 14001-Environmental Management and ISO 18001-Occupational Health and Safety in the coming year that will distinguish FOSS as one of few Companies achieved Integrated Management Systems.
FOSS has personnel that hold RCDD certification, “Registered Communication Distribution Designer”. There are very few companies and individuals that have achieved this accreditation, especially throughout the Middle Eastern region. The RCDD designation is recognised industry-wide, as indicating superior design expertise. Those holding the professional RCDD designation are accomplished professionals. When hiring a RCDD you immediately add a unique level of knowledge to your organisation. You take on an individual who has completed a rigorous, in depth programme which was designed to single out and present those individuals who are recognized as having demonstrable skills and professionalism in this highly specialized and demanding field. It is the education programme that keeps them on the leading edge of rapidly developing technologies.
Department of Protective Systems Certification (Dubai Police)
Department of Protective Systems (DPS) is the regulatory authority of Dubai Police for Security system solutions in the Emirate of Dubai. DPS has specified the minimum requirement of Security surveillance systems in general public area, malls, restaurants, shops, hospitals, hotels and other high value metal commodities show rooms, shops and ware house. This is to ensure the protection for capital investments and any other security threats and incidentals. Dubai Police has access to certain areas of the security systems provided in these locations and they receive an alarm. FOSS has been trained and accredited by DPS to install these systems.
Abu Dhabi Distribution Company
FOSS incorporates a continual improvement policy with regards quality management. In this regard, we have various field staff certified by ADDC (Abu Dhabi Distribution Company). ADDC Competency Certification enables FOSS to work on or near network equipment (electricity and / or water) under the remit of ADDC. As an approved contractor, ADDC have Certified FOSS have shown a strong commitment to enhance the HSE culture throughout the organization; identify and focus on HSE critical risks which have the highest potential for fatal injuries and prevent reoccurrences of accidents and violations to ADDC SSR which contributes to injuries and fatalities. In addition to HSE competency, FOSS has attained Technical Certification from ADDC and as such has shown a high degree of skill, knowledge and expertise in regards telecommunication field works.
We have an extensive track record and tried and tested operational capabilities to design, install and maintain fibre optic cable networks. We have particular expertise in long haul optical cable infrastructure often referred to as Out Side Plant (OSP).
We can design and install all elements of a physical optical network including the construction of dark fiber routes to the activation of the network.
We have successfully completed hundreds of large scale OSP projects, including but not limited to: Multimode and Singlemode, Long Haul Networks, Metro Networks, Campus Based Networks, Access Networks.
Our Management Team has OSP expertise that spans more than a century and a half, with an average experience of our field engineering personnel is more than 13 years.
Abu Dhabi Office: Ahmed Khamis Farih Al Qubaisi Building, Mezzanine floor, office 4 PO Box 45571, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Tel: (+971) 26788340, Fax: (+971) 26788360
Dubai Office: Dubai Investment Park - CEO Building, offices 603,604,605, PO Box 475501, Dubai, UAE, Tel: (+971) 48990900, Fax: (+971) 48841232
Dubai Warehouse: Warehouse No.13 (#6 in a row), Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates