29th June 2006 – Cairo, Egypt – ITWorx announced today the kick off of its sponsorship program for the Egyptian students participating in the Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition held in Delhi, India. The Imagine Cup competition is an annual International event organized and sponsored by Microsoft challenging the world’s most creative and talented students by giving them the opportunity to showcase their excellence and competencies in diverse range of technical and artistic pursuits.

In demonstration of its corporate social responsibility, ITWorx is hosting the Egyptian team competing for the Imagine Cup. The team of four young Cairo University Computer Science students has been selected through a highly challenging competition held by Microsoft Egypt to compete for the Software Design Invitational category.

“We are extremely excited to be hosting the winners of the Egyptians qualifiers for the Imagine Cup!” said Wael Amin, ITWorx president. “We are convinced that Egypt has world class development talent, and this gives us fun and exciting opportunity to prove it” he added.

In support of the ambitious team, ITWorx has provided the needed working environment including the working location, machines and facilities that the team shall be using in their quest for success. ITWorx is also dedicating a team of software experts who are able to provide mentorship and project management support to those students.

“ITWorx is a Microsoft’s trusted Gold Partner” said Ahmed Adel, Developer and Platforms Manager Microsoft Egypt. “The Imagine Cup Competition organized by Microsoft is an opportunity to recognize and encourage new potentials. We strongly believe that ITWorx is capable to foster the Egyptian students and gear them up for the Imagine Cup Competition” He declared.

To raise awareness about the Egyptian team experience and highlight their ambition, ITWorx has created a blog space for the students where they can publish their diaries and showcase their experience to the world.

About Imagine Cup Competition:

The Imagine Cup Competition is an annual global technology event designed to show students the real-world opportunities that are available through technology. The competition gives talented students the opportunity to showcase their excellence and competencies in diverse range of technical and artistic pursuits. This year, India was selected to host the competition in its fourth round under the theme of “Imagine a world where technology enables us to live healthier lives”

For more information on the Imagine Cup Competition please visit http://www.imaginecup.com/

About Microsoft:

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the leading developer of innovative computer software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products, services and software designed to empower people throughout the world.

About ITWorx:

Founded in 1994, ITWorx is a global software services firm focusing on IT solutions development for Global 2000 companies, and custom application development for some of the biggest names in software. ITWorx is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, CMMi Level 3, ISO 9001 certified, an Oracle partner, and an IBM Business Partner.

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