Microsoft and ITG Launch ‘EduWave Live’ across the Region as a Result of a Strategic Partnership

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EduWave Live is ITG’s next-generation, award-winning, comprehensive e-Learning and educational management solution that is built on the latest collaborative Microsoft technologies

EduWave Live, an e-learning and educational management solution was launched today across the region, as a result of a strategic partnership between Microsoft and Integrated Technology Group (ITG). The launch event was held under the Patronage of the Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr. Tayseer Alnoaimi, at the Kempinski Ishtar Hotel- Dead Sea.

 

EduWave Live is ITG’s next-generation award-winning, comprehensive e-Learning and educational management solution that is built on the latest collaborative Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft Windows Platform.

H.E Dr. Tayseer Alnoaimi highlighted the invaluable impact EduWave Live can have on the educational sector during the launch event saying that “Jordan has always strived to be a leader in education and IT, and His Majesty King Abdullah continually stresses his vision for Jordan to prosper into an ICT and Education hub in the region.”

He added, “The Jordanian Government, Microsoft and ITG share that same goal with His Majesty, to enhance education in the Kingdom, through the adoption of elearning solutions such as EduWave Live and providing educational services to the world.” He went on to say, “I believe that such an educational platform will benefit students, teachers, parents, administrators and the educational community as a whole.”

Together, Microsoft and ITG have designed, developed and will market EduWave Live, a multilingual, comprehensive and user-friendly e-Learning Platform that caters to schools from K-12 including students, teachers, parents, administrators, and the educational community as a whole.

Zeid Shubailat, Country Manager of Microsoft Jordan stated, “EduWave Live is the result of a strategic partnership between Microsoft and ITG. It is a combination of the power and comprehensiveness of EduWave in education and the strength of Microsoft’s platform and breadth of its capabilities for delivering the nextgeneration of computing.”

He added, “EduWave Live is part of the Learning Gateway initiative, which enables schools and local and regional educational authorities to get the most from existing investments in technologies. A very important aspect of this project is the investment that is being made in an e-learning platform developed by a local Jordanian partner, which demonstrates Microsoft's continued support for the innovative products developed by our partners and our commitment to introduce EduWave Live across the region.” He went on to say, “Microsoft and its partners strongly support Jordan and His Majesty’s initiative of being an ICT/Education hub in the region.”

Walid Tahabsem, President & CEO of ITG said, “We are extremely proud of our strategic partnership with Microsoft. EduWave Live will most definitely bring great benefits to the educational sector, and we believe that together with Microsoft, we can take this advanced solution to many countries around the world.”

Maher Al Khaiyat, Partner Strategy and Programs Manager of Microsoft Jordan said, “EduWave Live is consistent with Microsoft’s Software plus Services approach for the next generation of computing, which brings together the best of cloud-based services such as software hosted off-premise, and the software that resides on a world of devices such as PCs, servers and mobile phones.” He added, “The Software plus Services vision will provide seamless experiences for individuals and information workers. Organizations will have the choice and flexibility of how and where to deploy and manage their infrastructure and line of business applications.”

EduWave Live is a fully interactive and comprehensive solution that includes a Learning Management System (LMS), a Content Management System (CMS), an Instructional Management System (IMS), and a Student Information/Management System (SIS/SMS) seamlessly integrated in one solution that allows related educational elements to work together in the most effective manner.

The Special Launch Event was also attended by educational representatives from ministries of education across the region and many Microsoft partners.

 

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About Integrated Technology Group (ITG)

Established in Jordan in 1989, Integrated Technology Group (ITG) operates through three subsidiaries; EPOCH Technologies, JAID Productions and TriAx Automation, each optimizing its resources and delivering technologies and solutions to the Global Markets in the areas of software development, new media and multimedia solutions, and process automation respectively. ITG’s flagship areas are: E-Learning Solutions, and ERP / GRP Solutions. ITG’s strength lies in its vision, which hinges on technological innovations, and the ability to identify potential business frontiers well ahead of competition.

For more information about ITG and EduWave Live, visit www.itgsolutions.com, and
www.EduWaveLive.com

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