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Technology & IT | Sunday 9 May, 2021 5:12 am |

Software AG reviews future plans and strategies, inspired by Saudi Arabia’s digital transformation plans

Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX®: SOW), a flagship global advanced software  manufacturer, has lately reviewed plans, strategies, and contributions intended for Saudi Arabia and the region in light of the company’ s vision as well as the Kingdom’s  directions for a wider deployment of digital transformation.


In a meeting with the media and tech specialists, Mr. Ahmad Salama, Software AG VP Middle East and Turkey noted that “Software AG was one of the first global companies that opted for a corporate presence in the Kingdom, that was back in 1985. Since its entry to the Saudi market, Software AG never seized from having an active role in the advancement of Saudi Arabia’s IT and digital landscapes in such a manner that copes with and adds to the Kingdom’s socioeconomic progress, for which Software AG has employed top-tier talents to contribute in realizing the nation’s initiatives and around Smart Cities, Enterprise Integration, Industry 4.0 and IoT.”



“Over the past years, the Kingdom has been in a leading position globally through a remarkable digital transformation journey, easing people’s lives, creating competitive digital ecosystems, while not sparing any needed financial resources to fuel this transformation, thus eventually becoming an attractive investment hub for worldwide tech corporations.” Salama added.


Eng. Abdulrahman Almohimeed, Software AG’s Solutions Leader in the kingdom said, “Software AG helps clients master digital transformation by adopting more effective solutions through  connecting devices, systems and people, and enabling businesses to create IoT applications faster to ultimately march on towards an integrated digital environment that is inspired by Vision 2030, which called for getting rid of paper transactions and shifting to a full digital economy.”


“Software AG currently provide Industry 4.0 solutions, including cost-effective automation for factories, reaching them to higher quality performance and saving them human error. In addition, Software AG offers proven expertise to allow organizations to connect sophisticated sensors that enable production units communicate quicker maintenance-related messages, ensure preventive error detection, and intelligently manage supply chains, inventory and total quality.” Almohimeed added.  


Eng. Diaa Nasr, Software AG Regional Accounts Director commented, “Software AG technology has proved to be the fittest for a wide scope of industries including banking, insurance, telecom, media, the government sector, manufacturing, retail and utilities.”





“Software AG’s cliental base expanded to high-profile organizations like the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones “MODON” that currently utilizes Software AG’s API Management and Integration Platform that secures seamless digital services through the SHAREK portal. Besides, Software AG technology helps MODON integrate multiple internal systems, and stay connected with other government agencies and partners to ensure they receive a distinct and quality digital experience.”

Riyad Bank is another client that Software AG serves by offering it premier technologies like Alfabet for its IT Portfolio and Enterprise Architecture Management, which helped Riyad Bank make better technical decisions on the organizational level.

Software AG HR Manager Mr. Abdulrahman Alrasheed spoke of the company’s efforts to invest more in promising Saudi talents as most Software AG’s employees in the areas of software development and consulting are male and female Saudis, representing around 50 percent of its total labor force, with plans to attract, train and retain more of the young talents in the forthcoming future through its apprenticeship and internship programs.”


Noteworthy that in 2020, Software AG netted revenues of around SAR 3.75 billion from global operations and is currently engaged with more than 400 local and international partners and 50 percent of “Fortune 100” companies as clients, with labor force totaling 5,000 employees.


Software AG’s overwhelming expertise in Integration, Digital Services, Enterprise Architecture & IT Portfolio Management, Business Process Management and IoT Solutions are widely recognized and deployed by many Saudi organizations as they are ideally customizable for their digital initiatives and best aligned with the Kingdom’s mainstream innovation and culture.


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