Euro Software Parks in
July 30 -
Aug 05 , 2001
Amsterdam The Netherlands, June 27th 2001 — Euro Software
Parks, the Pan-European offshore software company, announced its official launch
at the IT Offshore & Outsourcing Expo in Amsterdam Rai The Netherlands. Dr.
Norman A. Rizwan, Chairman & CEO, made the announcement during the reception
that was attended by many business delegates.
The Pakistani partner of Euro Software Parks; Tariq A. Nizami
of Software Technology Innovators (STI) and other partners Askari, Comels,
Cressoft, Habib Rafiq Technologies, Innovative, KalSoft, Netsol, Nextbridge, SCL
Soft especially went for this event. Together they make a big impact on the
European software development market. Dr. Rizwan explained during the
announcement that ESP is fully committed to deliver second-generation offshore
software development solutions. "We will provide each of our clients with
its own virtual software house. Direct client control, maximum flexibility, but
without the burden of fixed employee costs are major benefits of a virtual
The IT Offshore & Outsourcing Exhibition & Conference
held on June 26th and 27th was the first European event of its kind. The
combination of a broad-based display of services and expertise from eighteen
countries is the reason that the show is an enormous success for everyone
involved. Euro Software Parks was delighted to notice that a lot of senior
managers attended their stand. This clearly proves that the ESP business model
has the right fit.
About Euro Software Parks
Euro Software Parks is the Pan-European software technology
provider that builds & services custom build application software
manufactured and serviced from Pakistan according to the philosophy of a
software factory concept. Euro Software Parks will become the market leader in
second-generation offshore software development solutions. For more information
please take a look at www.eurosoftwareparks.com
Tariq A. Nizami of STI with Dr. Norman Rizwan of Euro
Software Parks in IT Offshore Outsourcing Conference at Amsterdam, Netherlands
which was held in June.
Grant of Degree Awarding Charter to Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari
Institute of Technology
The Government of Sindh has granted a Degree Awarding Charter
to Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (KASBIT), which is one of the
leading institutes promoting Information Technology Education in Pakistan.
KASBIT is the first private corporate sector institute of
higher learning in the field of Computer Science and Information Technology and
a part of the KASB & Company Ltd., which is an established and highly
reputed commercial group in Pakistan. The Group manages diversified range of
activities such as Investment Banking, Share-trading and Brokerage, Corporate
Research, Real Estate, Internet Service Provider, Tele-communications, Software
Development and Information Technology Education.
For the first time in the private corporate sector in
Pakistan, KASBIT is trying to bring in the required foreign expertise and
investment for the promotion, growth and growing demand of Information
Technology Education, and has major plans of establishing a total of 10
institutes of higher learning in all the major cities of Pakistan. KASBIT also
intends to establish an IT University with a full-fledged Research and
Development Unit and a Technology Park with bases for IT related companies in
Karachi, for which it has already acquired 48 acres of land and is awaiting
Government approval for its initiation.
KASBIT is an institute with a difference as it intends to
meet the demands of the competitive environment in the field of Information
Technology by creating IT entrepreneurs and professionals of the highest quality
through its dedicated team of highly motivated and experienced faculty, who will
ensure that its degree holders are the most sought out in their respective
fields as it has the advantage of having strong international linkages through
the background of its mother company, KASB & Company Ltd.
While congratulating the students, faculty and team at KASBIT
on the occasion, Mr. Arif Ali Shah Bukhari, the Chief Executive informed that it
was the long cherished dream of his late father, Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari, the
founder of the KASB Group to serve the country through a chain of educational
institutions of higher learning to make the name of KASBIT a synonym for
inculcation of quality education nationally and internationally.
With the Grant of the Degree Awarding Charter, Mr. Bukhari
said he would work with more dynamism in ensuring KASBIT's goal of becoming
"the leading institute for Information Technology Education in
Pakistan", able to meet the challenges of the ever-changing scenario and
trends in the IT World.
NCR launches Teradata Certification Program in Pakistan
By Fariha T. Shah
Teradata, a Division of NCR took the initiative of launching
Teradata Certified Professional Program in Pakistan, which will be the first
country to start this program in the Middle East Africa region.
With the collaboration of a local company, CNC Technologies,
this program will be launched through NCR Education Centers in two major cities;
Islamabad and Karachi.
In June, NCR will launch the Teradata Certified Professional
Program in Pakistan, which will usher in a new era of getting trained manpower
available in the fast growing global market of Data warehousing. With the
implementation of this program, IT managers who engage a Teradata certified
Professional can be confident that the individual will have the requisite skills
to maximize the availability and performance of their Teradata Warehouses. NCR
Education Centers are the only computer institutes that has the backing of a
leading IT multinational due to which the quality of education is in accordance
with international standards. NCR Education Centers provide quality IT training
on various vendor certifications and diplomas. They also offer customized and
onsite training for the Corporate Sector. In Islamabad, NCR Education Centers
caters to IT training requirements at student level as well as those of the
NCR is taking a big step by introducing Relationship
Technologies in Pakistan through a very strong and sustained data warehousing
and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) motion in the country. The intent of
the Teradata Certified Professional Program is to establish an industry standard
measure of technical competence for IT Professionals using Teradata technology.
It will create a resource pool of trained and certified professionals that can
fill in the gap in the international market. Currently, more than 1000 students
are enrolled in various IT programs at the NCR Education Center in Karachi.
Introducing the Teradata Certified Professional Program will be a positive step
to ensure that they have the added advantage of getting training on authorized
NCR offers both public and private authorized Teredata
courses. Authorized Teradata courses are available exclusively through NCR. By
having full control of training materials, we ensure a quality product that maps
to the certification exams.