TEKenable has announced its continued expansion through the opening of a new trading office in Dubai, to further target international markets for cloud computing development projects. The new office in Dubai is already attracting some large projects from customers in the region. TEKenable are forecasting the new office achieving a turnover of €600k euro in its first 18 months of operation. In the last twelve months, TEKenable has seen very significant growth, doubling staff numbers from 20 to 40. Over the past four years, the business has developed offices trading in the UK, Pakistan and now Dubai. The growth of TEKenable’s presence in international markets has been driven by a strong reputation for technical excellence and successful project delivery across different industry sectors. Earlier this year, the company launched Ireland’s only Cloud Computing Centre of Excellence based at their corporate headquarters in Dublin - the first of its kind in the Irish marketplace. Speaking at the opening of the new office in Dubai, Peter Rose - Director of TEKenable said, “Following on from the launch of our Cloud Centre of Excellence in Dublin, TEKenable has now become the first Irish business to provide Cloud Computing services to the UAE. He continued, “The new office in Dubai has received support from Enterprise Ireland. They recognised that as part of a national strategy to build Ireland’s smart economy, there are very significant opportunities to attract foreign companies to use facilities like our Cloud Computing Centre of Excellence in Dublin for their software development projects. Muhammad Z Khan, CEO of TEKenable UAE added that, “Our intention is to leverage our assets and partners in Ireland to provide the financial sector and public sector in Dubai and the UAE/Saudi Arabia/Qatar, with strong services in Cloud Computing", he said. “We are attracting clients from many sectors and are currently working on projects from diverse industries ranging from oil and finance to manufacturing.