History

History

Since its inception in 1993, BARQ Systems has consistently and successfully set and achieved its corporate and social goals. The journey to accomplish the company’s milestones has not always been a “breeze”. The company’s leadership has led the business through good and challenging times, and it still enjoys everyday of such journey.
 
From its beginnings as a startup organization, the company has expanded to become a leading supplier of high-end CIT systems, employing exceptional talents in our offices across EMEA.
 
It all started back in 1993
 
1993 - The company was established in Jeddah under the name of “SALEC” with primary focus on serving the demanding data and telecom networking needs of its customers with the rise of the Internet.
 
1998 -  SALEC established 3 offices in Saudi Arabia 
 
1999 - SALEC established its operations in Cairo, Egypt 
 
2000 - Starting 2000 and beyond, the company became an active player in the telecom market providing reliable value added services to telecoms and ISPs, and introducing technologies such as ADSL, WiFi, TVoIP, VoIP, and Security.
 
2003 - The company expanded into enterprise business when the requirement for carrier grade networks became a standard for large enterprise customers and governments. 
 
2013 - SALEC became part of BARQ Group to form a much larger organization with expanded footprint and coverage, offering their customers the same high level of quality services with more resilience, more comprehensive offering and a more capable team of professionals to back all this up.
 
2014 - BARQ Systems established its operations in Saudi Arabia, with offices in Riyadh and Jeddah.
 
2015 - BARQ Systems established its operations in United Arab Emirates.

2016 - BARQ Systems opens New High Tech Cairo HQ. The inauguration of Data Center.

2017 - BARQ Systems is targeting Africa in the Geographical expansion plan in 2017.

2018 - BARQ Systems is targeting Africa in the Geographical expansion plan in 2018.

Latest News

Juniper | TE Event

Cairo - Egypt, 19 Dec 2018

Cairo, BARQ Systems “formerly Salec” the leader in providing ICT solutions and services in the Middle East, held "TE Event” event on 19th of December with Juniper Networks, at Smart Village Club, Cairo, Egypt.  

Juniper | Innovation Day

Cairo - Egypt, 17 Dec 2018

Cairo, BARQ Systems “formerly Salec” the leader in providing ICT solutions and services in the Middle East, held "Juniper Innovation Day” event on 17th of December with Juniper Networks, at Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Hotel, Cairo, Egypt.

Gemalto | Identity and Data Protection

Cairo - Egypt, 06 Mar 2019

Cairo, BARQ Systems “formerly Salec” the leader in providing ICT solutions and services in the Middle East, held "Identity and Data Protection” event on 6th of March with Gemalto, at The Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Downtown, Cairo, Egypt.

F5 forum 2019 - Egypt

Cairo - Egypt, 12 Mar 2019

BARQ Systems "GUARDIAN GOLD UNITY PARTNER" to F5 Networks, is participating in F5 Forum Cairo, Don't miss the chance! Join us and meet our specialized team at this forum that will take place on Tuesday, 12 March 2019, The  Four Seasons Hotel Nile Plaza, Cairo, Egypt.   BARQ Systems is a leading regional full turn-key Communication and Information Technology (CIT) solutions provider that serves business and government clients across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) through offices in major cities; in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE.   F5 Forum events are hosted on a global scale and bring together industry experts and market leaders, to discuss the latest trends and actionable solutions to the everchanging security and cloud landscape. The F5 Forum in Cairo is our premier customer event of the year and the 2019 edition will be dedicated to helping you secure the multi-cloud future.  

Juniper | Orange day event

Cairo - Egypt, 16 Dec 2018

Cairo, BARQ Systems “formerly Salec” the leader in providing ICT solutions and services in the Middle East, held "Orange Day” event on 16th of December with Juniper Networks, at Smart Village Club, Cairo, Egypt.

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