10th April 2007 – Doha, Qatar – ITWorx announced today the completion of Phase 1 of the ictQatar project encompassing the successful nationwide deployment of Knowledge Net, a Microsoft Learning Gateway (MLG) framework-based solution, in 12 Independent Schools in Qatar, with over 1000 hours of user training, and 18 months of onsite support.

Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQatar) turned to Microsoft to recommend one of its education partners to deploy, customize, and provide onsite support of MLG in Qatar’s Independent Schools. Microsoft chose ITWorx for its regional experience, reputation, quality standards, and processes. Microsoft entrusted ITWorx to meet and exceed the expectations of the Qatari government.

“ictQatar Knowledge Net engagement is a great showcase of everything we stand for as ITWorx. We have an incredibly talented, top-notch group working on it, whether in Cairo or in Doha, working together, with Microsoft and the customer as a team” said Wael Amin, ITWorx President. “This is a real trailblazer of a project, putting innovative technology on the ground, in schools and classrooms spanning all of Qatar, and in the hands of students, teachers and administrators in ways that many other countries are only beginning to realize is even possible” he continued.

The project was an A-Z service offering that encompassed consulting, development, customization, integration, training, and support. The upshot of the project was 7000 hours of effort, full deployment of 12 national schools, over 1000 hours of user-training, and 18 months of onsite support.

“As a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, ITWorx continues to demonstrate high ability to custom-develop an excellent software solution” said David Langridge, Solutions & Partner Development Manager Education Solutions Group, Microsoft EMEA.  “The ITWorx team worked with us to ensure that each of the requirements for this solution was met. The result was yet another powerful, focused education solution” he continued.

About ITWorx

ITWorx is the largest software professional services firm in Egypt. The company offers Portals, Business Intelligence, SOA and Application Development Outsourcing services to Global 2000 companies. ITWorx serves Financial Service firms, Educational institutions, Telecommunication operators and ISVs in North America, Europe and the Middle East. ITWorx employs over 600 experienced professionals and operates globally through offices in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and the United States.

About ictQatar

ictQATAR, is the policy making and regulatory body for information and communication technology in Qatar.  ictQATAR was established as the Supreme Council for Information and Communication Technology by Emir Decree – Law No.36 of 2004. For more information, please visit www.ict.gov.qa

For more information on ITWorx, please contact:

ITWorx Press & Media Office

[email protected]

Tel: +202-673-6111

Fax: +202-673-6188