Cisco Capital Launches Captive Financing Arm in Dubai for MENA Region

Cisco announced the launch of Cisco CapitalSM (Dubai) Ltd., an arranger of financing solutions licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)  and based in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) to arrange financing to enable corporate customers to acquire the latest Cisco technology. This launch is part of Cisco’s continuing commitment to economic development in the Middle East and Africa. Cisco Capital (Dubai) Ltd. will help companies build out their information technology infrastructure by accelerating their deployment of Cisco products and services, increasing competitiveness and profitability.

The launch of Cisco Capital (Dubai) Ltd. aligns with Cisco’s Country Transformation program, a global initiative to work with countries in emerging markets to harness the power of technology to achieve national economic and transition development goals. This would mean:

  • Cisco Capital (Dubai) Ltd. will focus on providing end-user financing, including leases and loans for all Cisco products and services under flexible terms. These offers will complement the channel financing that is currently available across the region.
  • Financing is available for a variety of Cisco technologies, including Cisco Unified Communications, data center solutions, video and Cisco TelePresence.

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Tarek is the founder and chief researcher at Youngberry, a youth research and marketing firm dedicated to the region. Tarek founded and previously worked as Manager at Flip Media (Interactive Agency), (Job Site) and Consulting House Qatar (Consulting firm). He is researcher and writer on internet & disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, and youth culture.