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"January 2004 » Fresh Year to Bring IT All Together"...

Click for more details...» Netways CEO Appointed Chairwoman of ICT

Eng. Roula Moussa, Netways CEO, was appointed Chairwoman of ICT by LIBC President, Nassib Fawaz, this January 2nd, 2004.
Mrs. Moussa will be responsible to bring about the objectives and vision of the ICT (Telecom and Information Technology) Committee.

Some of which are: To plan and hold high level seminars in the ICT field; plan for major conferences in 2004/5 that will be a major influence for Beirut, becoming a yearly event for lebanese businesses to gather and look forward to, and establish Lebanon as a center of Technology in the Middle East and Africa. see. www.libc.net

News for the » "1st Quarter of 2004"...

Click for more details...» LebanonWebAwards.com Announces 2003 Web Awards

The committee for protection of innovations “the Assembly for Professionals and technicians in Lebanon” announced the first competition in kind in Lebanon and the Arab World. The Assembly for Professionals and technicians in Lebanon announced a new partnership with Microsoft's © cooperation.

The Lebanon Web Awards is an award-giving body will annually honor the best Lebanese-created Web sites and the individuals and teams behind them.

Netways brought home a silver award for BBAC, a site submitted for the competition.

1- Had their names listed in all the participating media.
2- Elected to get a trophy: Golden/Silver/Bronze.
3- Given a certificate of participation.
4- Received a web-logo from the contest.
5- The event had full press coverage TV, radio, newspapers & magazines.

To participate for the Lebanon Web Awards 2004 click here...

LIBC Announce Planet Lebanon 2004» LIBC Announces Planet Lebanon 2004 in BIEL.

Excerpts taken from Daily Star.
Key Lebanese businessmen gathered on Tuesday at the Press Federation for the announcement of the 4th Lebanese International Business Council World Conference, Planet Lebanon 2004, to be held July 20-22.

“Planet Lebanon 2004 aims at rebuilding bridges and strengthening ties between businessmen of Lebanese origin worldwide,” said Nassib Fawaz, president of the Lebanese International Business Council (LIBC). Organized by LIBC and International Fairs and Promotions (IFP), the main objective of the conference is to consolidate ties between Lebanese businessmen around the world.

“Planet Lebanon will gather well-known businessmen, academics and practitioners from countries such as Brazil, UAE, Saudi Arabia, to name but a few, to discuss and carry out joint ventures in various sectors including the financial, industrial and technical ones,” said Albert Aoun, president of IFP.

Planet Lebanon will address five major themes, finance and banking, industry and trade, IT and communications, ethics in business and government as well as expatriate responsibility toward Lebanon. An exhibition will be simultaneously held with the conference to give firms the opportunity to display their products and services.

“On the basis of the previous conference held in Brazil in 2003 … some 1,500 businessmen are expected to attend Planet Lebanon giving them the chance to explore crucial issues related to the economic growth of the country,” Fawaz said.

Join LIBC Today and take part in Planet Lebanon 2004...

Netways New Years Celebration» Netways New Year's Party 2004

We started with our yearly cake cutting ceremony in the morning, recapped the past year, shared speeches and then had a wonderful tradional Lebanese dinner party in the evening...!

Mountain View — March 2, 2004
Captaris, Inc, a provider of business information delivery solutions, today announced Teamplate for .NET for Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004, extending the business process integration capabilities of Microsoft BizTalk Server by creating rapid workflow solutions capable of automating the “people to people” level of any business process.

Microsoft brings Momentum 2004 to Beirut
Beirut, March 15 2004
Roadshow brings together tech and business communities and customers to learn about latest Microsoft platform and application solutions. Microsoft Eastern Mediterranean hosted today Momentum 2004, in Movenpick hotel. The conference was opened by three keynotes for the Minister of Economy and Trade Marwan Hamade, the President of the International Chamber of Commerce Adnan Kassar and the General Manager of Microsoft East Med Charbel Fakhoury, and it was attended by a number of political, professional and media representatives.


Netways, Electronic Sponsor for SRO Symposium
Scientific Research & Technology Symposium in the Arab Region.
11-14 April 2004, RIYADH
Organized by King Abdel Aziz City for Science and Technology and the Arab Association for Science and Technology (AAST).
Netways is the electronic sponsor of the event. Subjects that will be covered during the event will include: Role of Scientific Research and Technology Development in reality to Human progress and reform in the Arab World, water and energy, ICT, and numerous new topics.


The Middle East’s largest non-oil industrial company, SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation), With over 16,000 employees, and with a business that meets the needs of customers in over 100 countries, launched it’s new site www.sabic.com to improve communications about Sabic’ business to all stakeholders. With new features which demonstrates the global reach across the four continents.
Awalnet Online Store (KSA)   https://onlinestore.awalnet.net.sa
AWALNET Launches One-Stop Shopping for Consumers on the Go: AwalSTORE
New Online Store provides attractive Offers and Unique Online Internet Service Plans (DSL, Dialup and more) for Every Consumer, with Credit card Payment secured by Saudi Bank (Samba). Fully supported and manageable by Intershop technology, shopping cart, buyer's login information, SSL, smart product/services catalog, etc.
Raqmia Access (KSA)   http://www.raqmacc.com/
Raqmia Access "RaqmAcc" is a new concept for outsourcing business, that offer a unique solution for all of all call center and fulfillment needs.
Raqmia Access (RaqmAcc) business model is based on human interaction, combined with state-of-the-art hardware and software applications with vision To be the leader in Contact Center Services in Saudi Arabia and the region with a total focus on handling your calls and contacts as you are doing it yourself at your own company.
AstraZeneca (KSA)  
AstraZeneca is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies with sales in over 100 countries, and over 60,000 employees worldwide. Netways developed a personalized CRM solution for AstraZeneca Saudi Arabia to serve its local customers with a total focus on customer’s service. sales and marketing automation.
Al Fanateer Hospital (KSA)   http://www.fh.gov.sa
Launched its new site online. The Hospital is a very well equipped modern 216 Bedded Secondary Care Hospital serving the population of Jubail Industrial City. Board Certified Consultants or equivalents, as per accredited Standards of Saudi Counsel for Health Specialties, provide specialized medical care.

Deciding When to Deploy Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003.
This document describes the relationship and the differences between Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint™ Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003. You can use this information to decide if your organization should deploy Windows SharePoint Services alone or with SharePoint Portal Server 2003.

Relationship between Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies facilitate collaboration within an organization and with partners and customers. Using the combined collaboration features of Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003, users in your organization can easily create, manage, and build their own collaborative Web sites and make them available throughout the organization.   Click here for greater details...