National Foods, one of the leading food brands of Pakistan has decided to opt for Microsoft Cloud platform. The Microsoft O365 solution will be rolled out to more than 600 employees across the company. This decision to migrate towards Microsoft is reliant towards the overall company objective of sustainability and scalability and at the same time will benefit the company to expand further in its line of business.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Abrar Hasan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Foods Limited said: “In the quest of superiority and development, National Foods, being the biggest multi-category food company, needed to stay up-to-date with the evolving significance of technology. We evaluated different systems existing in the market and amongst them, the Microsoft solution proved to be the ideal choice for the sophisticated operational needs of our organization.”

He further added: “We are fully aware of the importance of investing in technology to ensure sustainable growth and scalability and I am confident that Microsoft will prove to be the best choice for a more productive future. This revolutionary platform promises to fulfill different requirements of the large and diverse workforce, who needs to collaborate and share a variety of information and data, every day”.

Syed Zeeshan Ali, General Manager I.T. at National Foods also applauded the potential of the Microsoft cloud platform, stating that; “Being a significant manufacturer and exporter of multiple food categories and several prestigious brands, National Foods needs sustainable, cost effective, user-friendly, accurate and reliable sharing of data with a vast and secure storage capacity. The other challenge is that the communications within our functions and plants located across Pakistan, as well as internationally, needs to be fast and uninterrupted. We have evaluated Microsoft solutions to be the most viable for our organizational needs. I’m delighted that my organization will be equipped with the latest technology of Microsoft Cloud, thereby ensuring strong connectivity amongst our thousands of employees and business associates”.

He further stated: “It’s worth mentioning that National Foods is continuously progressing by proudly delivering value to its customers and its stakeholders; through pioneering technologies, new product categories and expansion in lines, and by fulfilling its responsibilities in the food industry. It is believed that by opting Microsoft Office 365; National Foods has become a trendsetter as Microsoft platform promises to make National Foods IT infrastructure more scalable and robust, ultimately providing a visible edge over its other competitors.”

Shoaib Khalil, SMSP Director at Microsoft Pakistan stated that; “Our commitment to all our clients is to provide excellence in terms of services. Microsoft has a strong vision to facilitate and empower diverse productive enterprises functioning on different capacities. We would like to congratulate National Foods for making the best choice in terms of upgrading their IT solutions and would also thank them for their absolute trust in us.”

International Office Products (IOP) is the official deployment partner with Microsoft in successfully deploying Office365 at National Foods. Established in 1984, IOP is one of the oldest and largest IT companies in Pakistan. IOP offers a wide range of products and services including PC, laptops, servers, peripherals, networking solutions, software development and licensing, enterprise solutions, IT security, consultancy, and disaster recovery. IOP offers complete one window IT solutions to its customers and has over 140 professionals in marketing, software development, support services and hardware maintenance.


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