STS arms Jordan bank with MS technology
Amman, January 27, 2008
STS, the leading IT services and enterprise solutions provider, has signed an enterprise agreement to deliver the Jordan Ahli Bank and its branches in Jordan, Palestine, and Cyprus with Microsoft advanced products and services.
The deal will see STS provide software, technical expertise, support, training and consulting on Microsoft products over a period of three years, said a company official.
Utilising the enterprise agreement, STS, Microsoft’s Gold Partner, will supply the bank the option to upgrade to the latest Microsoft technologies through software assurance.
'In addition, the bank will avail to standardise IT choices across the enterprise so that the personnel can tap into the highly cost effective and latest technology,' said Yousef Shukri, assistant general manager and head of IT Group at Jordan Ahli Bank.
“The advanced facilities that Microsoft technologies offer are significant to the bank and its operations”, he added.
“Through the Microsoft Enterprise Agreement, the staff will be able to improve and have the flexibility they need to gain easy access to highly sensitive data and better management of their every-day tasks among our entire network of branches,” Shukri added.
The new infrastructure will also provide desktop standardisation and access to Microsoft latest technologies.
Highlighting the advancement, Dr Nabeel Fayoumi, director, Microsoft Solutions and Services at STS, said the new Enterprise agreement would allow STS to provide a complete set of Microsoft products coupled with services to enable the bank to take advantage of cutting edge technology and achieve advanced levels of productivity and operational efficiency.-TradeArabia News Service