تستحوذ على شركة الدرة للتقنية الحديثة في الأردن Boston IT

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 استحوذت شركة بوستون اي اتي الأمريكية على شركة الدرة للتقنية الحديثة في الأردن, ويأتي هذا الاستحواذ تلبية لرغبة الشركة الأمريكية الدخول الى الأسواق العربية و هذا ما وجدته بقوة عن طريق الاستحواذ الكامل على الشركة الأردنية مما تملكه من حلول و منتجات تقنية تلبي احتياجات المنطقة .

و تعمل شركة بوستون اي تي في الأسواق الأمريكية منذ أكثر من ثلاثين عام في توفير العديد من حلول تكنولوجيا المعلومات كما أخبر الرئيس التنفيذي للشركة الأمريكية و أضاف انه وجد في الشركة الأردنية الفرصة الحقيقية للتوسع في اعمال الشركة في المنطقة العربية .

كما أضاف الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة الدرة للتقنية الحديثة أن ابرام مثل هذه الصفقات يعني الكثير و منها الثقة الكبيرة في الشركات الأردنية و ما توفره من منتجات و حلول و قدرة الموارد البشرية الأردنية على احداث علامة فارقة لهذا القطاع في الاقتصاد الأردني و ريادة الأعمال.

اس تي اس أول منصة حلول سحابية تحصل على شهادة معايير أمن المعلومات وبيانات الدفع الالكتروني في الأردن

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علنت منصة  إس تي إس – STS – المتخصصة بحلول الحوسبة السحابية لقطاع الأعمال STS Cloud عن كونها الأولى في الأردن بالحصول على شهادة الإلتزام بتطبيق معايير أمن المعلومات وبيانات بطاقات الدفع الإلكترونية بعد أن حققت بنجاح معايير مجلس حماية وأمن بطاقات الدفع العالميPCI DSS Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards

ويذكر أن هذه الشهادة منحت تقديراً لالتزام المنصة بالمعايير الأمنية الصارمة التي تكفل حماية البيانات  بفضل اعتمادها للمزيد من إجراءات الموثوقية والأمان ما يمكن العملاء من الاستفادة من خدمات  الحوسبة السحابية الآمنة، وبما يعزز ثقتهم باستخدام  منصة  إس تي إس – STS – للحوسبة السحابية من مؤسسات وخاصة البنوك وغيرها من المؤسسات المالية، مؤكداً أهمية هذه الخطوة التي تنسجمُ مع التوجه الدولي في هذا المجال، سيما لدى شركات تكنولوجيا المعلومات العالمية .

و بهذه المناسبة أعرب مدير الحلول السحابية والحلول المتقدمة في شركة إس تي إس – STS – محمد عدنان عن فخره بهذا الانجاز الفريد كون منصة  إس تي إس – STS – المتخصصة لحلول الحوسبة السحابيةSTS Cloud  هي الاولى والوحيدة في الأردن التي نجحت بالحصول على هذه الشهادة قائلاً:

“إن نجاحنا الفريد بالحصول على هذه الشهادة يعكس حرص الشركة على الإلتزام بقواعد حماية أمن  البيانات الخاصة بعملاء منصتنا وعملائهم على حد سواء، والذي بدوره يمكن البنوك والمؤسسات المالية بشكل خاص والمؤسسات الأخرى بشكل عام من تبني أحدث حلول البنى التحتية كخدمات  Infrastructure as a Service  المبنية على نموذج السحابة الهجينة -Hybrid Cloud- الأكثر مرونة وعلى أعلى درجات أمن وحماية البينات، ما يشكل فرصةً ذهبية للمؤسسات التي تسعى للتميز بعملياتها بأقل التكاليف و الاحتياجات التقنية”.

وأكد عدنان أن حصول منصة إس تي إس – STS – المتخصصة بحلول الحوسبة السحابية لقطاع الأعمالSTS Cloud  هو ليس الا خطوة أخرى تتخذها المنصة ضمن استراتيجيتها المستمرة للحفاظ على موقع المنصة كمزود أمثل وموثوق لحلول الحوسبة السحابية في الأردن.

وأعرب عدنان عن شكره لشركةراندوم ستورم الإستشارية الحاصلة على شهادات الإعتماد الدولية والجودة العالمية للتدقيق على أمن المعلومات، والتي عملت عن قرب خلال الشهور القليلة الماضية مع فريق عمل المنصة، والأفرقة الأخرى المعنية وزودت الشركة بالإستشارات الفنية اللازمة لمطابقة إجراءات خدمات المنصة مع المعايير العالمية لمجلس حماية وأمن بطاقات الدفع العالمي PCI DSS  .

وقد سلم الشهادة في المكتب الرئيسي لشركة إس تي إس  ممثلةً بمدير الحلول السحابية في الشركة محمد عدنان الدكتور رمزي الصناع ممثلاً عن شركة Random Storm الإستشارية في الشرق الأوسط والعضو المؤسس لشركة ScanWave  بحضور مسؤولين من الشركتين وفريق عمل منصة إس تي إس – STS – المتخصصة بحلول الحوسبة السحابية لقطاع الأعمال STS Cloud  الفني المختص بالعمل للحصول على هذه الشهادة .

بدوره قال رمزي الصنٌاع : “يسرنا أن نتعاون مع شركة إس تي إس – STS –  الرائدة للحصول على هذا الإعتماد كونه إنجازاً يؤكد إلتزام الشركة بتوفير خدمات الحلول السحابية لعملائها في الأردن والمنطقة، و وعلى أعلى درجات أمن وحماية البينات ” .

STS Cloud Named the First PCI DSS Certified Cloud Provider in Jordan

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 STS, the leading company in providing complete all-round Information Technology (IT) solutions in Jordan and the region, has announced receiving the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance Certification and Attestation of Compliance. The PCI DSS accreditation was granted by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), to further demonstrate STS’ illustrious track record of continuous success.

STS was granted the accreditation in recognition of its strict adherence to guidelines that safeguard the data of the STS Cloud Clients by utilizing added reliability and security measures; ensuring secure Cloud Computing Solutions and Services to its clients and customers around the world.

By achieving this recognition, STS cloud becomes the first certified, secure, and trusted cloud provider in Jordan; offering unique hybrid cloud solutions that enable organizations to utilize the local cloud services with around-the-clock onsite certified support resources.

This comprehensive standard leverages STS cloud infrastructure solution as an optimal choice for banks and financial institutions and other types of businesses by reducing the risk of data breaches; enabling them to host their applications in a secure hybrid cloud infrastructure without having any security concerns.

The prestigious distinction was presented to the STS Cloud Director Mohammad Adnan, who expressed his utmost pride in claiming it while also emphasizing the importance of the PCI Security Standard in protecting their clients and the privacy of their data.

“The accomplishment ensures our leading market standing and helps facilitate the delivery of high quality, secure, trusted and efficient Cloud Computing Solutions and Services to our clients and their customers; ensuring the protection of our client’s security interests while elevating data security by maintaining the highest standards”

“This unique achievement serves as a testament to the continuous efforts that STS has invested in ensuring the highest standards of security and privacy by providing Cloud Computing Solutions and Services that adhere to the highest standards of trust and service quality as part of the STS strategy.”

Furthermore, Adnan claimed that such accreditation will help expand STS’ client base as it will smoothen the transition to Cloud-based solutions for clients of the IT industry, claiming that “the distinction also reflects the measures that STS has taken to ensure the security of its data, and indicates our strong interest in further elevating payment data security, as the PCI DSS will ease the process of clients shifting to Cloud based Solutions creating a golden opportunity for businesses and financial institutions in particular to adopt the Infrastructure as a Service offerings by the STS Cloud.”

Finally, Adnan also touched on the importance of the being certified in gaining more credibility in the market as a whole; opening up new prospects and horizons for their cloud-based solutions and services.

In turn, Dr. Ramzi Al Sunna, Managing Director of Randomstorm in the Middle East, and the co-founder of Scanwave who presented the STS Cloud Director the certificate in the STS Head Quarters, stated, “We are pleased to have helped the STS Cloud attain this accreditation, which reaffirms STS’ commitment to delivering secure Cloud Computing Solutions and Services to its clients and their customers, and emphasizes its ongoing efforts to propel the development of digital transformation in Jordan and the region.”

Providus Bank Goes Live on ICS BANKS

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 ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, announces the successful implementation, launch and roll-out of its awards-winning banking and financial solution ICS BANKS at  Providus Bank based in Nigeria, which  is an innovative financial institution that offers customized business solutions and advanced products that will not only answer customer’s business and personal needs today, but also steer them into the future. Providus Bank’s tailored financial services delivery includes: Business Advisory, Portfolio Management, Personalized Relationship Management, Fast-tracked Service delivery and Self-service solutions.
ICS BANKS system was rolled out with a big bang approach in a record time and it was implemented across all branches in one go, the process was smooth, swift and transparent.

دائرة الإفتاء تطبق نظام الديوان الالكتروني من ايكو تكنولوجي لأتمتة إجراءات المراسلات

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ايمانا بدور التكنولوجيا في تبسيط الإجراءات وتسهيل المعاملات ومواكبة مسيرة التحول الالكتروني للإجراءات الحكومية اعتمدت دائرة الافتاء العام نظام الديوان الالكتروني  (E-Diwan) لأتمتة اعمال الديوان من إجراءات البريد الصادر والوارد والمذكرات الداخلية بالإضافة الى سير العمل الخاص به.

من خلال النظام تهدف الدائرة الى الوصول الى بيئة خالية من الورقيات كما يسعى الى تقليل الوقت والجهد المبذول في متابعة وتتبع الكتب الرسمية والمحافظة عليها من التلف والفقدان.

Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling visits Orange Jordan’s new headquarters at the Boulevard

 

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Celebrating Orange Jordan’s milestone of moving its new headquarters to the Boulevard, Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling visited the new building, where he was received by the Chairman of Orange Jordan Dr. Shabib Ammari, the CEO, Jérôme Hénique, executive directors, and employees. During the visit, Mr. Mettling congratulated Orange Jordan’s employees and celebrated the move during a formal inauguration ceremony, in addition to having a number of high-profile meetings with Their Excellencies Prime Minister Hani Al Mulki, Minister of Information and Communications Technology and Public Sector Development Majd Shweikeh, and Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission Dr. Ghazi Al Jbour.

Commenting on the occasion, Chairman and CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa Bruno Mettling said, “On behalf of Orange Group, I would like to express our pride in Orange Jordan’s successful move of its headquarters, in conjunction with its ten-year anniversary of Orange Brand in Jordan, which reflects the company’s continuous effort to grow, progress, and position itself as a leader in the Kingdom’s telecommunications sector. This occasion also provided me with a great opportunity to meet with His Excellency the Prime Minister to reiterate our commitment to the Kingdom as the main European investor. We discussed the difficulties faced by companies operating under high taxation and the need for a better regulatory and tax framework in order to support the industry. In the same mindset, Orange is committing to create a training center in the area of Tafileh to support the development of the local skills in the ICT.”

Mr. Mettling went on to say that Orange Group’s Essentials 2020 strategy focuses on accelerating the digital transformation of the company’s services and customer relationships, while upholding the excellence of its traditional services. Through this strategy, the company is also deeply committed to supporting the wide array of new activities and new jobs made possible by the digital transformation.

Orange Jordan CEO Jérôme Hénique said, “We at Orange Jordan are very proud to celebrate the move to our new headquarters in the presence of Mr. Mettling and under the patronage of Her Excellency the Minister of Information and Communications Technology. The growth and progress that Orange Jordan has witnessed over the last ten years is a reflection of both the hard work of the local team and the global strength of the Orange brand, which stands today as one of the world’s leading telecommunications service providers, with a rich history of providing the best possible solutions to our customers in the Kingdom. Orange Jordan will remain committed to fulfilling its promise of playing a strong role in the digital transformation and in the elevation of society across all sectors.”

Mr. Henique added, “The Boulevard is more lively, interactive, architecturally appealing, and match company on-going aspirations to remain a digital, caring and a class-A employer as per the ‘Top Employer Global 2017’ certification awarded to the company by the Top Employers Institute.”

 

Orange Jordan signs an agreement with Applied Science University to provide telecom services

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Orange Jordan recently signed an agreement with Applied Science University (ASU) to become their exclusive integrated telecom services provider. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at the Headquarters of the company, with the attendance of the Council Vice President/ General Manager, Dr. Haitham Abu Khadija and the Chief Enterprise Officer of the Business Unit at Orange Jordan, Mr. Sami Smeirat.

Under the agreement, Orange Jordan will provide the Applied Science University with an integrated bundle of services that includes mobile lines and very high-speed internet, in order to provide a high-quality telecom system that enables students and employees to always stay connected and keep up with the digital age.

Commenting on the occasion, Chief Enterprise Officer of Orange Jordan, Mr. Sami Smeirat said: “We are very happy to sign this strategic partnership with the reputable Applied Science University, as we at Orange Jordan are always committed in being part of enhancing the quality of education given to the youth in the Kingdom, especially in this digital era that demands high-speed in performance. As the strongest provider of fast internet, we are confident that the services that we provide will make positive differences in the lives of students and will keep them always connected to all that is essential to them and to the latest technologies and developments, which is in line with our five-year corporate strategy “Essentials 2020”.

ASU’s Council Vice President, Abu Khadija in turn, said: “This strategic partnership with Orange Jordan is considered a true model of joint institutional work, which will enhance the cooperation in providing high-speed electronic services for university students and academics to enable them to research easily.

In line with its interest in delivering an unmatched customer experience, Orange Jordan is committed to take care of its growing customer base in the business and institutional sector, which includes government and private institutions and universities, as well as large, medium and small enterprises, by simplifying its wide array of telecom solutions and services tailored to meet their needs, which range from telecom services, to connectivity, to cloud computing and enterprise resource planning, as well as security and protection services

Orange Jordan honors top Tawjihi students

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In recognition of the efforts of all Tawjihi students throughout the academic year and the achievements of top students in receiving the highest scores, Orange Jordan recently honored this year’s top Tawjihi students from all governorates and in all areas of study.

Orange Jordan presented the top Tawjihi student in each of the nine areas of study with a pre-charged Orange 15 line for five years, a prize worth JD 1,180, and a Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro from Samsung Electronics – Middle East. The awards were given to the students during the Yesed Sabahak morning show on Jordan TV.

Orange Jordan also honored the top 13 students from all governorates by giving each of them a prize valued at JD 4,180, including JD 3,000 cash and a pre-charged Orange 15 line for five years, during the Helwa Ya Donya morning show on Roya TV.

Orange Jordan Deputy CEO/CFO Raslan Deiranieh congratulated the top students on their tireless efforts that led to them achieving these outstanding results, saying: “We are happy to reward the Tawjihi students of the current academic year, encouraging them to continue being at the top of their undergraduate studies.”

Deiranieh stressed Orange Jordan’s desire to continue supporting future generations of gifted Jordanian youth, as they will lead the transition towards further growth and future development, as education is the foundation of development in any society.

Orange Jordan Marketing Director of the Consumer Unit Naela Al Daoud said that by honoring these students, a main objective of the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy, which is inspired by its five-year corporate strategy Essentials 2020, was met. Orange Jordan is committed to upholding various segments of the community, focusing primarily on education and youth, which will lead to creating more skilled and productive Jordanians, and effecting positive differences throughout society.

Orange Jordan continuously aims to develop and implement programs and initiatives that directly benefit various sectors of the community, where education stands at the forefront

Echo Technology names Eng. Yousef Alem as Managing Director

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Echo Technology-Jordan has enhanced its ambitious plans, especially in the Middle East by appointing Eng. Yousef Zafer Alem as its Managing Director

The company expressed its trust in Eng. Alem and his professional qualification that is rich of related practical expertise in management and achieving success stories

Echo Technology is looking forward to Eng. Alem’s to lead the executive management to set strategic and practical plans for business development, enhance productivity, increase operational efficiency, positive power for the employees and enhance the market share of Echo Technology as a leading company in Jordan and the Middle East.

English Talents School revamps its brand using ESKADENIA® CMS

 

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The English Talents School, which aims to develop students to have a mature understanding and respect for various world cultures while maintaining their heritage and identity, recently announced the launch of a new school website ets.edu.jo powered by ESKADENIA Content Management System (ESKADENIA® CMS).

The purpose behind launching the new website is to develop intellectual curiosity, independent thinking and communication, problem solving skills, and a desire for life-long learning enabling students to engage actively in global and local societies. In addition, the website introduces visitors to the school’s mission, offerings and overall spirit, and offers an opportunity to publish students’ work. The new website allows the school to share valuable information such as a calendar of upcoming events, latest news, and success stories of both the children and the school, etc.

The English Talents School has developed continuously and has in the past few years successfully implemented both the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (IBMYP) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP).

ESKADENIA® CMS provides such simplicity and flexibility that allows the School’s webmasters to have full control over the organization’s web presence. It also enables them to manage the content online from anywhere, and to benefit from a wide range of rich features without the need for technical assistance or knowledge of programming languages.

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