Pentagon has a rich history with its roots having been set down even before Google was established. This is our unique heritage and story:
In July 1996, Our Director – Operations, a forward thinking young entrepreneur living in Abu Dhabi started up a new company called Pentagon. At just 24 years old and without a penny in his pocket, our current Director – Operations set out to teach the local business community about the potentials of the internet. This was back in the days when people were still wondering if ‘this internet thing’ was ever going to take off, and many of them did not even know what a website was before he explained it to them. The journey was challenging in its beginnings, with some people being reluctant to accept new technology into their business structures. By patiently explaining the benefits of the internet to these business owners, Pentagon started to win them over one by one and eventually got the involvement of much of the local business community.
It was the confidence and determination to utilize the internet’s vast potential that set Pentagon on its path to success. Our CEO was sometimes jokingly called “Mr Internet” during those early days in client meetings. He is a testament to hard work getting results.
Two years after the company’s founding, Pentagon reached its first 100 clients as the internet continuing to grow in popularity. Yahoo eventually took over from its predecessor AltaVista and made searching for websites even easier. By the year 2000, Pentagon had become a go to in the UAE for web development and hosting services. By the year 2002 we had our own networking division now named Pentagon Computers.
Over the course of the following twenty years, Pentagon flourished with constant innovation and extremely dedicated customer service maintaining it as a fore runner in world web development services. New offices were opened in multiple locations around the globe including India, the USA, New Zealand and Australia. In addition, we added new services to ensure our clients remained one step ahead of the game.
With the invention of Penta Cloud, Penta File Manager, Penta Server, Penta Newsletter and Penta Mail, the Pentagon company continued to grow both its customer base and staff. Having always employed the very best personnel, our company grew to employ a number of highly skilled and experienced developers over the years. Pentagon focused on adopting a workplace culture of growth and partnership which continues today.
Since it’s humble beginnings in 1996, Pentagon has utilized its position to help many businesses achieve success. Having recently opened a branch in Canada and having also developed professional partnerships with Google and Microsoft, we are excited about what the future holds. At the same time, we do not forget out history. We are proud of who we are and where we have come from. At Pentagon, we will continue to succeed using the same tools we did when we started – hard work, determination and a sense of innovation.