Harnessing the synergies of over five hundred team members
whilst maintaining an international presence, Interactive has
actively led Pakistan's Telecommunications and Information
Technology industries for a quarter of a century. We have proudly
served a prestigious portfolio of clientele, spanning a wide
range of verticals in the Public & Private sectors.
Interactive offers turnkey solutions for your automation,
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the complete suite of technology services including consultancy,
design, implementation, operations and maintenance, technical
support and training.
Hague, October 2013: Taking the strategic partnership to next level, management team of Interactive Group and O3B Networks met at the Headquarters of O3B Networks based in Hague, Netherlands in October 2013. The meeting was arranged to set grounds for both the partners to collaborate and discuss future milestones for revolutionizing broadband connectivity in Pakistan. They also discussed the matters related to existing opportunities and challenges prevailing in the Pakistani market along with the future steps to be taken to successfully deploy the solution across Pakistan, by first quarter 2014.
From Interactive Group, Mr. Shahid Mahmud, CEO; Mr. Usman Yousuf, Director Business Development; Mr. Nadeem Safdar, Country Manager O3B Networks Pakistan; and Mr. Miqdad Nasser, Head of Sales – Middle East & Africa met with O3B Networks team which comprised of Mr. Steve Collar, CEO; Mr. John Finney, CCO; Mr. David Price, VP Sales Engineering; Mr. Vicki Warker, VP Marketing; and Mr. Imran Malik, VP Asia Pacific and Middle East.
Promoting the idea of innovation in youth as a diamond sponsor, Interactive Group is leading another landmark Corporate Social Responsibility venture in Pakistan.
Silverstone: Interactive sponsored the development of Formula NUST Student (FS) Car No. 68, an innovation which is receiving international acknowledgement. For two years on, FS Car No. 68 and its team has consecutively represented Pakistan in annual Formula Student Competitions which was held in Silverstone, UK this year.
Formula Student is the leading European competition for undergraduates who want hands on experience in an innovative racing team. Formula Student is the world's most established educational motorsport competition organized annually by Institution of Mechanical Engineering. Universities from across the globe participate in the event. The competition basically seeks to challenge university students to conceive, design, build, present and compete as a team with a small single-seat racing car in a series of static and dynamic competitions.
Interactive Group supported the Formula Student Car project as a sole diamond sponsor, with a vision to promote in youth the idea of achieving excellence through innovation. This year among 149 teams, only 90 teams managed to qualify for FS2013 at Silverstone competition out of which the only team that qualified from Pakistan was Formula Student Car No. 68. Over two years back, the moment of national pride came for Pakistan Navy Engineering College i.ee PNEC Johar, a Constituent College of National University of Science and Technology (NUST) became the only educational institution in Pakistan qualified for the competition to develop and exhibit Formula Student Car internationally.
The performance of the car has improved since last year. Formula NUST team leading the innovative project, is determined to bring more improvements next year. Pat Clarke who is a retired bike and kart racer and author of Patâ€™s Corner on the FSG website recognized the green team with these words undersigned by him, "Congratulations Team. A vast improvement! :)". Patâ€™s first FSAE event was in 1994, and he has been a design judge at Formula Student since 2000.
O3b Networks, a Global player in the Satellite Communications Technology successfully launched its first four satellites on June 25th from a space station in Kourou, French Guiana. Mr. Shahid Mahmud, CEO Interactive Group traveled to Korou to witness the launch.
O3b stands for â€śOther 3 Billionâ€ť, and is aimed at the other 3 billion humans on planet earth who do not have regular access to the internet. Interactive E Solutions, JLT (an Interactive Group Company) is O3bâ€™s Exclusive Partner for Pakistan and will launch O3b services for customers across Pakistan in the coming weeks.
Interactive Convergence Pvt Ltd, one of IBM Pakistan's Premier Business Partner received an award in the category of "Best Competitive Business Partner for 2012" at the IBM Business Partner Executive Conference held in Dubai on May 28, 2013
Focused on helping Business Partners differentiate and grow their business, the conference provided a platform to recognize Top Business Partners from the region for their contribution to growth in Middle East & Pakistan region.
Creating a networking opportunity, the conference discussed how partners can provide compelling offerings to help their clients build smarter businesses; educated partners on IBM Pure Systems strategy, IBM's Mobile First Solution & IBMâ€™s latest market developments and world leading solutions & technologies.
Uncovering the mysteries of the SPARC family, a new enterprise-class server series. It was introduced at a Co-Marketing event sponsored by Interactive Group. Interactive Group, Oracle's long lived regional partner introduced this technology to an audience comprising decision makers from government, Commercial sector, Banking, Telcoâ€™s and corporate sector at a soft launch here in Islamabad.
Istanbul: CEO Interactive Group Shahid Mahmud together with CEO MilSoft, Ismail Basyigit and Murad Bayar, Undersecretary for Defense Industries for the Turkish Defense Ministry have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) to collaborate and develop an Enterprise Resource Planning and management software package. This ERP system would utilize the potential of integrating data and process across functions of PAC, Kamra.The solution-developed will virtually transform PAC to a paper less environment.
Pakistan Information Security Association (PISA) has
launched Cyber Secure Pakistan initiative for strengthening the
effort of the government of Pakistan in securing the cyber space
and to establish international liaison with the similar organizations
functioning in other countries. It was launched on an international conference
organized by PISA with Interactive Group as the leading sponsor of the event.
Banking on its technological strengths, Interactive group successfully made a soft launch,
a state of the art Tier-3 data center for State life Insurance (SLIC) Pakistan here in Karachi.
With the launch of the first four
satellites in O3b Networks' satellite fleet only 78 days
away, O3b announced today a strategic agreement with
Pakistan's largest ICT company Interactive Esolutions. Using
multiple O3b beams to provide coverage of the entire
country, Interactive will be providing a full suite of
services in Pakistan, including trunking services to
underserved regions, cellular backhaul for mobile operators
and enterprise and e-government services across the country.
O3b Networks will deliver fiber-like
speed at sub 150 millisecond latency and affordable prices,
opening the door to new applications and growth
opportunities for customers in Pakistan.
Interactive Group organized a delightful one day Cricket
Fiesta 2013. Teams representing different departments
fighting to win a day long Tournament in the heart of
Margalla Hills, with spectators cheering for their teams
with excitement. Making their way through first two rounds,
Tiger's Eleven and Leopard's Eleven jumped in the ring for
the final round. Tigers' Eleven sealed the victory chasing
the Target with smashing boundaries and huge sixes. The
tassel's worth the hassle, Congratulations Tiger's Eleven,
Dubai: Agha Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has
appraised Interactive at 100% in its supplier performance
assessment for the period of January to December 2012. Agha
Khan University Hospital and Medical College Foundation
appraises its suppliers on annual basis in accordance with
an established criterion. This appraisal signifies the
amount of commitment and determination that Interactive team
endures in providing 'in time' services to its valued
Istanbul: Chairman Allied Telesis, Mr. Takayoshi
Oshima met with Mr. Usman Yousuf, Director Middle East,
Interactive Group. The EMEA Management team was also
accompanying the chairman Allied Telesis during the meeting.
Matters of mutual business and collaboration in research
were discussed. Allied Telesis is recognized world leader
for delivering the world's first IP triple play deployment
between Japan and United States.
San Francisco: Shahid Mahmud, CEO Interactive group
called on Mark Hurd, President of Oracle in United States.
Interactive has been a leading partner of Oracle in its
territory. Oracle President Mark Hurd committed to support
Interactive Group as it expands its business both in
Pakistan and in the region. During the meeting, both
business leaders exchanged their views on Middle East,
Pakistan and discussed the future business prospects and
areas of growth.
Members of Interactive Group on Monday,
September 17, 2012, joined to celebrate the 28th
Anniversary and awards ceremony here in Islamabad. The event
recognized the contribution of many individuals put forth
throughout their years of serving at Interactive. Mr. Shahid
Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer of Interactive Group,
presented on the progress of Interactive from the day it
came into existence to the level it stands today in ICT
market. He also commented on the future vision of
Furthermore, the evening consisted of a cake cutting
ceremony in celebration of 28 years
of success, which was carried out by the most senior
member of Interactive Group, Mr. Khalid Khan Mohmand. An
award ceremony was arranged based on Recognition of Services
to the deserving personnel following with a formal dinner
An official trip organized for IAC Islamabad Employees on
July 01, 2012 to Nathia gali and Harnoi. A Splendid day out
of normal office work routine and a great time for every
co-worker and friends to get together and enjoy the day.
A very informative seminar successfully arranged by IAC
iStorage Team with the collaboration of EMC. Many
participants joined the session from numerous well known
organizations including PTCL, PRAL, Ufone, NADRA etc. Mr.
Raza Syed, Sales Manager Middle East of EMC2, was invited as
a distinguished guest speaker for presenting the theme of
the seminar:" how to transform big data into cloud."
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif inaugurated the
exhibition. Chairman Dr. Umar Saif and other PITB officials
were also present on the occasion. As many as 42 software
projects completed jointly with various departments of
provincial government have been displayed in the exhibition.
In which the most prominent one was Interactive.
More than 1,500 registered guests from different
backgrounds, including students and professionals, attended
the exhibition. Those witnessing the exhibition had an
opportunity of direct discussion with the project managers
of various departments on this occasion.
Modern software projects were displayed in the exhibition,
including the following from Interactive
Group: Terrorism Monitoring, Mitigation, and
Management (TM3), Pakistan Body Count (PBC), Hospital
Management System (HMS), BlastSim, Pakistan Automated
Fingerprint Identification System (PAFIS), and Physiological
Monitor (PONITOR). PITB management had also displayed
software of online FIR registration at 100 model police
stations. Other projects included online law portal, 24
hours helpline, dengue tracking system and e-library.
Talking on the occasion, the PITB chairman said the Punjab
chief minister had not only encouraged full utilization of
information technology to ensure cooperation of government
departments to the citizens without any hindrance but also
took practical steps for its use.
Opening doors to new ideas, strategies, diverse market and
confidence to be an eminent competitor in the world of ICT, as a
premier solution provider.
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