Ajial bolsters technical base with Microsoft
Kuwait, June 22, 2011
Ajial Educational Company (AEC), a leading provider of educational services in Kuwait, has enhanced its technical infrastructure by adopting the latest technologies offered by Microsoft, such as Microsoft Dynamics AX.
“One of the major priorities of Ajial is to adopt the latest technologies to facilitate the services we offer, which is in line with the our strategy to develop the skills of students, support their academic future, adopt a feasible and clear strategy to develop the educational structure and providing better administration services,” said Madhi Ibrahim Al Khamees, chairman and managing director of AEC.
“AEC is committed supporting the continuous development of the educational system in a way that would have a positive mark on the development of a knowledge-based community,” he added.
Basim Al Musalami, head of IT Department in AEC, said: “Microsoft has succeeded in developing an integrated easy-to-use and flexible technology through Dynamics AX solution to support the services offered by AEC.”
“This solution will easily adjust to fit with the company’s vision and future expansion plans, in addition to simplifying the link between the operating programs and facilitating data sharing between the parent company and the other schools within the organisation.”
Microsoft’s solutions enhance the educational process by offering a set of new e-services for students and parents, a statement said.
The students’ use of technologies will however not be limited to classrooms. The solution will also facilitate the communication process between parents and students at schools.
“Educational institutions need technology as an enabler to strengthen their continued commitment to improving the quality of education and strengthening the learning capacity of their students,” said Ehab Mostafa, country manager, Microsoft Kuwait.
“Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions such as Microsoft Dynamics AX help customers such as AEC leverage their IT investments to thrive in a dynamic and competitive business environment.”
“Our cooperation with Ajial builds on our commitment to collaborating with academic institutions and private sector organizations in Kuwait to contribute to socio-economic development and accelerate the evolution of education,” he added.
Mostafa also appreciated the major role played by two Kuwaiti IT companies, namely Crux IT and INC Technologies in applying and installing this new technology from Microsoft and training employees to use it through international best practices to help AEC achieve its objectives.
In addition to Microsoft Dynamics, Ajial Educational Company will also use other solutions from Microsoft within a virtual environment through the use of Microsoft Hyper-V, including Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Email, Microsoft SQL server 2008 Databases, Data Protection Management 2010, Microsoft Systems Center and Windows 7.
Microsoft Dynamics AX supports the primary and secondary processes of organizations in multiple industries. The solution integrates with Microsoft SQL Server to deliver extensible reporting tools and a platform that provides access to relevant, real-time data across an organization to simplify monitoring deeply analyze business performance, and enhance planning and budgeting, a statement said. – TradeArabia News Service