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Gridz, a well-known IT & Telecoms solutions company in Dubai, UAE have now chosen Alivenow,  an award-winning full-service  social media agency in Bangalore as their social media partner who would thereby, take care of all their functions.

They specialize in Customized Development, Web Portals, IT Integration and Logistical Fulfillment Solutions.They aim at not only providing systems, but complete end to end solutions including consultancy, implementation after sales services and support.

The latest establishment by Gridz is a e-Commerce Portal called, “gridzDIRECT”. It’s a consumer electronics portal addressing both corporate and individual requirements. The portal has a user friendly purchasing process with a complete supplier, customer and logistics integration. One of the major differentiation of gridzDIRECT is the use of a locally approved payment gateway that accepts UAE Dirhams with no hidden charges. 

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