DGKCC selects ERP cloud to handle IT complexities

STAFF REPORT ISB: D.G. Khan Cement Company Limited, (DGKCC), one of the largest cement manufacturers in Pakistan, has selected Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud, as part of an end-to-end cloud deployment.Oracle ERP Cloud will help drive DGKCC’s expansion and growth strategy, improve corporate agility, and accelerate the company’s time to market. The DGKCC was looking for ways to lower its current IT costs, use new investments as a way to achieve faster time to market and

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Warid Telecom selects Ericsson for 4G LTE deployment in Pakistan

Warid Telecom is using Ericsson’s solutions for Pakistan’s first large-scale commercial deployment and launch of 4G LTE whichwill make it becomeone of the firstfew operators in theworldto transform from 2G to 4G LTE.

Ericsson becomes Warid Telecom’s sole supplier of 4G LTEdeploymentin Pakistan.

Warid Telecom subscribers in Pakistan will experience mobile broadband revolution with high-speed data on-the-go.

12thOctober, 2014:(International – Dubai, Lahore):Warid Telecom

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Warid selects Ericsson for 4G LTE network

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan mobile service provider Warid Telecom has selected network vendor Ericsson as its supplier of 4G LTE.
"Warid is gearing up for the 4G LTE launch with the best available network solutions and Ericsson has been committed to provide us with the technologies and services," said Warid Telecom CEO Muneer Farooqui.
Ericsson has recently announced its association Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel to supply 4G LTE equipment when it rolls out 4G

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Mobilink selects Oracle to upgrade systems

STAFF REPORT LHR: Mobilink has chosen to transform, upgrade and optimise their CRM system to Oracle Siebel CRM 8.1 on Oracle’s Engineered Systems.
It can help Mobilink run business critical workloads providing them with faster end user response times, and faster batch processing throughput, which may enable them a real-time 360 degree view of their customers across sales, marketing, and customer service operations for strategic and competitive advantage.
"Mobilink believes in

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PSF selects IUB to set up science centre

STAFF REPORT IBD: The first ever science centre in Punjab will be set up at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur soon as a plan in this regard has been finalised.

"Selection of the Islamia University set up science centre has been has been made purely on merit," said Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Chairman Dr Khalil Ahmed said this after his recent meeting with Islamia University of Bahawalpur Vice Chancellor Dr Mukhtar.

He said that the meeting decided to jointly work

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NetSol selects Toshibas VRF system

STAFF REPORT LHR: NetSol Technologies has selected Toshiba VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) HVAC equipment for its under-construction building to be among pioneers in Pakistan for Green and Energy Efficient Building’.

The equipment is made in Japan with green environment friendly refrigerant. As compared to other conventional ACs, it saves more than 50 per cent energy, delivers the same output, and has a longer life span. Nucon Engineers, distributor of Toshiba HVAC equipment for

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Burj Bank selects Dialogic Tech, ZRG for contact centre apps

STAFF REPORT KHI: Burj Bank Limited in Pakistan has selected Dialogic Technology and ZRG contact centre apps for their upcoming contact center project.According to a statement, the project is aimed at providing the best quality of services to the customers in a cost-effective way. Burj Bank required an experienced solution provider offering the best technology and associated services.The Bank invited offers from several providers and conducted thorough evaluations of the offered technology,

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ABL selects Sybase 365 mobile tech

STAFF REPORT IBD: Sybase 365, a subsidiary of Sybase, the global leader in mobile messaging and mobile commerce services, together with Abacus Consulting, one of Pakistan’s largest professional services firms, has announced that Allied Bank Limited has chosen the Sybase 365 Mobile Commerce solution to offer mobile financial services to its customers."We have been looking for a service provider having global recognition for launching mobile banking services," said Zia Ijaz, Group Chief

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Microsoft Forum selects 3 students for IEF contest

STAFF REPORT IBD: Microsoft Pakistan hosted the Innovative Education Forum (IEF) bringing together several teachers from private, public and NGOs-adopted schools to bring forward their projects and become part of this productive day of project exhibitions, inspiring keynote presentations, professional learning and collaboration.On the occasion, amongst many innovative projects there were five short-listed projects presented by the teams. The top selected teams would be sent to Casablanca,

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Wateen selects MARA systems for Caching solutions

STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen Telecom, ranked Pakistan’s top wireless broadband company by the PTA, has selected the MARA Systems for providing a caching solution which will improve customer’s quality of experience and enable bandwidth savings for the company.According to details, the CacheMARA appliance solution offers a unique caching mechanism that enables caching for content from leading video portals and CDNs. It also cuts down unproductive use of Internet and consumption of network

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