Middle East Case Studies in Middle East
Jordanian University Chooses Cloud Email Platform for 35,000-Plus Students
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Jordan - 
The Hashemite University in Jordan wanted a cloud-based system to provide a student email collaboration platform for more than 40,900 users. The project involved Microsoft Live@edu, which was migrated to Microsoft Office 365 Education—including Exchange Online and SharePoint Online, and with plans to use Lync Online. Students now have a single sign-on, while the university has avoided spending resources on physical servers and storage.
International School in Jordan Uses the Cloud to Transform Learning and Save US$30,000
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Jordan - 
Mashrek International School planned to implement a new collaboration platform to support students in developing 21st-century skills and encourage anytime, anywhere learning. It deployed Microsoft Office 365, which provides a customized environment including Microsoft Exchange Online, Lync Online, and SharePoint Online. Students, teachers, and the wider community are impressed with the solution, which has helped the school avoid US$30,000 in IT costs.
Cloud technology prepares premium property developer for aggressive business growth
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jordan - 
Emaar Properties specializes in creating value-added, master-planned communities that meet the full spectrum of lifestyle needs. Highlights include Downtown Dubai, the 500-acre mega-project including Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building, and The Dubai Mall—the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination. Emaar is extending its expertise in developing master-planned communities internationally, and has established operations in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, India, Pakistan, Turkey, the United States, and Canada.
Ministry Improves Collaboration and Productivity by Using a Unified Communications Solution
Sunday, December 02, 2012
Lebanon - 
With offices spread throughout Lebanon, the Ministry of Finance wanted to provide voice, video and conferencing capabilities to enhance collaboration, mobility as well as productivity among its employees. The solution also had to be easy to use and cost-effective. By implementing Microsoft Lync 2010, the Ministry’s staff could finally communicate with each other, regardless of their location and collaborate effectively.
Monday, November 19, 2012
UAE - 
To ensure safe and enjoyable travel, Emirates pursers, who lead the cabin crew, use a mission-critical application running on a laptop in the galley.
Friday, November 09, 2012
UAE - 
The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Health wanted to improve the delivery of healthcare services to its 8 million citizens. Working in partnership with ITWorx and Etisalat, the ministry is developing a new website and e-services based on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. By modernizing its systems, the ministry expects to improve its immunization services, better track infectious diseases, and reduce the time spent on processing applications by 80 percent.
Friday, October 26, 2012
UAE - 
Sky News Arabia wanted to create the most technically advanced news operation in the Middle East, using a cloud-based mapping platform to highlight news coverage from all countries on its website. The recently launched Arabic language channel chose Bing Maps from Microsoft due to its flexibility, cost effectiveness, and local support. Microsoft is now a strategic partner, with further developments planned for the future.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Jordan - 
Without an effective enterprise resource planning system, Jordan-based George Abuzeid & Co. (GA) struggled to know what went on in different parts of its business, keep track of inventories, and deal with customers responsively. To pursue more growth opportunities, GA deployed Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. The deployment led to integrated business processes, optimized inventories, greater customer responsiveness, and better decision-making.
Monday, October 01, 2012
UAE - 
Investing in Microsoft ALM means our organization can now solve issues in-house within a couple of hours and without additional help from 3rd parties. The Software Development Manager Abdulwadood Marashi
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Pakistan - 
With a very catchy slogan, “Bank on Ambition” Faysal Bank is one of Pakistan’s leading financial institutions and provides Corporate, Commercial, Retail and Islamic banking services. The bank needed to build a cost-effective, but highly scalable and feature-rich cloud infrastructure for supporting their banking products and services in the market. Choosing Windows Server 2012 as their virtualization platform has helped the bank realize its goals.
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