ITIDAInformation Technology Industry Development Agency (Giza, Egypt)
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ITIDA CEO, Halal El-Gohary said, "We're so thrilled to host such an event in Egypt.
ITIDA CEO Halal El-Gohary said: "We're so thrilled to host such an event in Egypt.
IDC's valued partners for the Egypt CIO Summit 2019 include ITIDA as Strategic Partner; Huawei, IBM, Microsoft, VMware, and Automation Anywhere & First Gulf Solutions as Summit Partners; SAP and Oracle as Breakfast Session Partners; IBM, Fortinet, Barq Salic & Uipath, HPE & Click ITS, Manage Engine, andGenesys as Gold Session Partners; IBM, Nexthink, SAP, Oracle, Dell Technologies & Intel, Nutanix, and SAS as Focus Group Partners; and FreshWorks as Exhibit Partner.
Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, witnessed the signing of the partnership between Maha Rashad, Acting CEO of ITIDA, and Karan Dixit, Vice President of Sales, UiPath Middle East and Africa.
"Recognizing the importance of creating the right ecosystem for technology to flourish, the Egyptian government is working on a number of strategic initiatives to accelerate the process of digital transformation," said Asmaa Hosny, ITIDA's newly appointed CEO.
Hussein El-Gueretly, chief executive officer, ITIDA, said: “The Everest Group report reaffirms Egypt's strong fundamental competitive strengths and capabilities on a global scale in the business process management, information technology and knowledge process outsourcing businesses, and this has been recognised by major multi-nationals who are backing Egypt as a destination of choice.”
At GITEX Technology Week 2011, ITIDA or the Information Technology Industry Development Agency announced the launch of the e-Signature competence centre to simplify processes surrounding the adoption of Digital Identification services and e-citizen services.
To encourage this, ITIDA -- a Communications Ministry body set up to promote and nurture the offshoring industry -- started a $10-12 million a year program in 2008 to teach university students English, Microsoft software and other skills.
For ITIDA, 'one of Egypt's biggest growth areas is the communications and information technology sector, which grew by 14.6 percent in the fiscal year to June 2009.
The Forum has long been India's premier global meeting for the IT-BPO industry and this year sees Egypt's Information Technology Development Agency (ITIDA) as a platinum sponsor.