This latest partner appointment comes as part of the IFS channel network expansion strategy which was initiated in 2008 to increase their geographical coverage within the MEA region.
Al-Taqnyah will promote and sell IFS Applications and Implementation Services to the public and private sectors. The IFS MEA team will work closely with Al-Taqnyah and provide implementation and support to customers during the initial stages. In addition, as part of the IFS Partner Program, Al-Taqnyah consultants will undergo intensive training sessions on different modules of IFS’s ERP solution – IFS Applications. This will provide Al-Taqnyah consultants with in-depth capabilities in the sales, pre-sales, implementation and support of IFS customer in the region.
Al-Taqnyah, is a recently launched division of Arms Group , an organization founded in 1990 with offices in UAE, Qatar, KSA, Egypt and other ME countries. Al-Taqnyah assists Public and Private sectors across the Middle East and Pakistan by implementing powerful and integrated solutions to automate their Business Processes to improve communications, enhance productivity, and eliminate inefficiencies. Al Taqnyah and the ARMS Group also share IFS’ commitment to absolute customer satisfaction.
Ian Fleming, Managing Director, IFS, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, said:
“Al-Taqnyah was selected as regional-wide VAR for several reasons such as their strong IT domain experience, dealing with Enterprise businesses and long history in the GCC market.”
“Al-Taqnyah is our first partner with such a wide geographical coverage across the GCC. We are confident that, with their excellent customer profile covering mid to large enterprises, Al-Taqnyah, will provide us with its invaluable logistical expertise to successfully take our leading ERP solutions to a wider range of customers across the Middle East market,” Fleming added.
“We are privileged to be partnering with a highly reputable enterprise solution provider such as IFS. IFS’ leading applications are an important addition to the portfolio of products we represent and is in line with our objective to provide our customers with the latest & best in advanced technologies,” said Dr. Usman Zafar, Managing Director, Al-Taqnyah Business Solutions.
“Through our partnership with IFS MEA, our customers will benefit from IFS advanced enterprise solutions which seamlessly integrate with other business software, as well as to new technologies. By using open standards, IFS gives companies the freedom to integrate leading technologies from other first-class vendors to enjoy the most cost-effective solution,” he added.
IFS’ industry-focused applications are based around component based and vertically focused ERP application which comprises of a number of modules from Enterprise Asset Management to Finance Management. IFS Applications offers companies an integrated lifecycle approach to managing assets, services, and products enabling them to control costs, manage projects, increase efficiencies in their supply chain, and measure their performance.
IFS have worked closely with leading industry partners and customers for over 20 years to build business applications that are truly designed for purpose.
As a leader in component-based software, IFS delivers tangible business benefits for companies in the aerospace & defense, automotive, construction & facility management, high-tech, industrial manufacturing, process, and utilities & telecom industries. Working in close collaboration with partners, IFS is driving the market to embrace standards and co-existence that offer customers faster payback, reduced risk, and freedom of choice.
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