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MPS Flawless Implementation of the New Data Center for Food and Drug Corporation (FDC)

September 14, 2017 - Beirut, Lebanon

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Mideast Power System (MPS), an ITG company, specialized in the provision of critical power and cooling system as well as Data Center solutions, was involved in building and installing an improved Data Center for FDC in their offices in Choueifat, Lebanon.


With the help of MPS’s team, the new main Data Center is now fully operational since April 2017. It is by far the most secure, robust, scalable, and powerful Data Center in the Lebanese Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) & Pharmaceutical distribution industry today.


Digital transformation stands for FDC’s strategy in their mission of providing the best products and services for their customers. A new state of the art Data Center was one step towards achieving this goal. “Partnering with MPS in revamping our Data Center was a great value for FDC, since we were working with experts having an extensive experience in this domain, from planning & design phase, to construction & commissioning, till the operation phase while providing deliverables on time and within budget”, said Mr. Bassam Baz, IT Manager at FDC.


The flawless installation handled by MPS, for the new Data Center at the offices of FDC was complex and challenging. The installation was being completed in a live environment with constraints. FDC was operating on a daily basis when the Data Center was being assembled. MPS’s team was coordinating with outmost professionalism to produce the end product with state-of-the-art equipment without interrupting the company’s daily business.


The installation of the new Data Center was completed in less than 3 months. This shows the efficient project management of MPS in handling projects. Mr. Baz also added “dealing with ITG Group created an efficient IT environment, providing top-notch solutions, and finally their consulting services showed high level of professionalism with depth & breadth of knowledge. Looking forward to a continued relationship and to achieving more success stories in the future with MPS, a company who truly lives up to the 'result matter' motto.”


From a technical perspective, the Data Center is considered a Tier 3 Converged Data Center. It supports provisioning on demand, virtualization, environmental management system, redundant subsystems (cooling, power, network links, storage), ISO compliant, flexibility to respond to fast changing operational situation while guaranteeing 99.741% of data availability.


About FDC


Food & Drug Corporation (FDC) is a leading FMCG and pharmaceutical importer, marketer and distributor in Lebanon. Our impressive portfolio of brands and commitment to engaging with consumers has made us one of the top ten advertisers in Lebanon. 

We are shaped by our team of 650 professionals, effective procedures and sustainable approach to growth. Headquartered in Beirut, our reach extends to more than 7,000 outlets all over the country. Because we believe in offering consumers quality daily products, we carefully select our brands, rapidly adapt to the latest international trends and anticipate future developments. Our insight into the Lebanese market and local preferences ensures we give people brands that suit their contemporary lifestyle and improve their lives. 

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About Schneider Electric


Schneider Electric develops connected technologies and solutions to manage energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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About MPS


Mideast Power Systems (MPS), part of ITG (Holding), is specialized in the provision and installation of critical power & cooling systems, electrical power distribution & control products, site equipment, structured cabling and data center solutions, from renowned leaders.


MPS has been in the business of ensuring power continuity to its clients for more than 30 years.   MPS supports critical power solutions, ranging from one system to complex multiple connected systems, with different environmental requirements. With thousands of power solutions installed in organizations in different industry sectors, and a robust team that developed the right expertise, MPS is the reliable partner. Our reputation is based on demonstrated capabilities.


In addition MPS is specialized in the building of data centers ensuring a secure environment to critical IT infrastructure and data. It is officially certified by the Uptime Institute as ‘Accredited Tier Designer’.

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Information Technology Group (ITG) is a Lebanese holding company. We combine an array of autonomous affiliates dedicated to providing a large portfolio of solutions and services in the MENA region, in the areas of hardware, system software, and application software, in addition to building automation and office solutions.

Strong with our proven track-record and solid partnerships with leaders in the ICT industry, we can offer the full spectrum of solutions to most businesses, ranging from office furniture to the full-fledged data center, in addition to Cloud-based services.

ITG derives additional strength and reach thanks to its affiliation with the HOLCOM group of companies which has a 50 year history in diligently serving clients in the EMEA region with its 5,700 professionals.

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