Frequently Asked Questions

WEB

How long has GTECH served in the UAE market?

Founded in 2008, GTECH is a full-service digital agency based in Dubai. Combining technology, design and experience, we deliver comprehensive technology solutions and integration services.

What is GTECH’s team size?

GTECH employs more than 30 staff with offices in Dubai, India & Philippines and continues to build digital, interactive and turnkey solutions to reduce overheads, increase productivity and revenue through digital transformation.

GENERAL

What does a simple project cost?

We understand no two projects are the same, therefore, all our solutions are unique and do not have a standard pricing system. If you are looking for a quote, do get in touch with us.

Which industries does GTECH deal with?

We’ve developed lasting bonds with some of the region’s most influential companies and individuals. Our diverse team has extensive cross-industry experience and have worked in several industries the past including Hospitality, Events, Healthcare, Fashion, Manufacturing, Real Estate, FMCG, Food & Beverage and Automotive.

Which web design platform is right for me?

There are many web design platforms in the market and it can be daunting to select one if you’re a beginner or have little to no knowledge about the subject. There is no one best platform for web design; different platforms have different expertise and offer various services, etc. To understand which platform works well for your project, get in touch with us for a free consultation!

Do you offer CMS customization and integration services?

Yes, our devs are skilled in most of the Content Management Systems (CMS) including: WordPress, Shopify, Joomla, Drupal, Magento and OpenCart. We have also developed and deployed several custom CMS solutions for leading multinational companies in the region.

Do you offer E-commerce platform customization and integration services?

Our E-commerce development team is skilled in developing with popular Ecommerce Platforms such as WooCommerce, Magento eCommerce, Shopify, BigCommerce, OpenCart, and PrestaShop. We can also work with other solutions based on your requirements.

What if I'm looking for a specific PHP framework?

Our web developers are skilled in most of the PHP Frameworks including: Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, Zend Framework, Yii Framework and CakePHP.

What if I'm looking for a specific web development framework?

Our website design team is skilled in most of the Web Development Frameworks (both frontend frameworks & backend frameworks) including: React JS, Angular, Vue JS, Ember JS, Backbone JS, Django, Laravel, Ruby on Rails, JS, CodeIgniter and Bootstrap.

What are Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and can GTECH build one?

Progressive Web Apps or PWAs are web applications with progressive enhancements that use features like caching, background sync, and push notifications. If you’ve been holding off on developing a responsive website or a native mobile app, now might be the time to act. Many businesses have already built a (native) mobile experience for their customers, but a good PWA effectively replaces both a company’s website and mobile app. Get in touch with us for a free consultation.

How do I make my site mobile-first?

Mobile-First is one of Google’s new initiatives that transitions websites to offer an optimized full mobile experience. When optimizing your site for mobile, there are many factors that need to be considered. Some of these factors involve design, UX, SEO implementation, etc. Making a site mobile-first is a lengthy task that requires a lot of careful planning and diverse expertise. If you are looking to make your site mobile-first, get in touch with us for a free consultation.

Do you offer SEO services?

Yes, we have a dedicated in-house team of SEO experts who are committed to improving your digital presence, visibility and lead generation.

Does GTECH offer ongoing help with our new site once it's launched?

Yes, we offer ongoing help with websites that we’ve developed. If your website has been up and running for some time, we offer further maintenance services.

What will be the turnaround time for my project?

Once you get in touch with us with your project brief, we will schedule a meeting with you to discuss the project in detail. Once we have all the details, you will receive bi-weekly updates on the project on our approach, strategies, tools and milestones for the project. 

Since no two projects are the same, a standard timeline for website development is difficult. A simple website can take anywhere from 12 up to 16 weeks after the project specifications have been discussed and finalized but this timeline can vary depending on your specific requirements

MOBILE

What does it cost to develop a mobile app?

As we provide bespoke solutions, we do not offer a standard pricing model for any of our mobile app development projects. The project cost can only be determined once we gather all of the client’s specific requirements. If you are looking to develop a mobile app for your business, get in touch with us.

Should I develop my app on iOS or Android for my new business?

With Android and iOS being the top mobile operating systems worldwide, we recommend building your app on both these platforms for maximum visibility. If you haven’t decided on your product goals, get in touch with our experienced mobile app dev teams to decide which platform is the best for your app.

What programming language is used for hybrid and native mobile apps?

Various programming languages are used when creating a Hybrid app. In contrast, when developing Native mobile applications, programming languages such as Swift and Objective C are used for iOS, and Java and Kotlin are used for Android applications.

How much does it take to maintain an app?

Regular updates and maintenance are crucial to making successful mobile applications. Failure to do so will directly affect your user experience and will consequently impact your sales. There is no fixed rate for app maintenance since it depends upon your specific app requirements.

I'm looking for a specific mobile app development framework?

Our mobile app developers are skilled in most of the Mobile App Development Frameworks including: React Native, Flutter, Xamarin, Ionic, Adobe PhoneGap, Framework 7, Monaca, Mobile Angular UI, jQuery Mobile, Appcelerator Titanium, Corona SDK, Onsen UI, NativeScript.

VIRTUAL EVENTS & INTERACTIVE SOLUTIONS

Does GTECH have experience with hosting virtual and hybrid event streaming solutions?

Yes, one of our core expertise is virtual, hybrid and physical event solutions. Some of our notable projects include building and hosting the first virtual EID concert for Flash Entertainment, building a hybrid virtual event with networking features for MISK Art Week and developing a website for the Taste of Dubai physical event.

Can GTECH support with interactive AR/VR solutions?

Our full-service content studios create the latest in the video, animation, 3D and immersive content for desktop, mobile, console and tablet platforms.

Our interactive team can also design kiosks and booths that allow the visitor to interact with your products, real or in 3D, extending information and technical data, watching testimonials, product explainer videos or browsing applications. Read more about our interactive and immersive solutions.

HOSTING

Do you provide hosting services?

Yes, we provide bespoke hosting solutions for SMEs and Enterprise organizations at a fixed annual rate.

My website or app depends and relies on a specific web host or cloud provider?

For large-scale projects, our dev-ops team can configure Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Rackspace Cloud, Digital Ocean and provide custom solutions on VPS servers including setup for CDN, load balancing and highly scalable Elastic Container Services.