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AvePoint and Tamkeen Technologies Sign a Collaborative Memorandum of Understanding for Microsoft Technologies

Memorandum of Understanding establishes AvePoint as a Microsoft consulting and services partner to clients of Tamkeen Technologies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – June 16, 2015— AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tamkeen Technologies, a Saudi Arabian company with a mission to deliver highly valued and innovative IT solutions to the government sector. As the main provider of IT solutions and services to government and semi-government entities, Tamkeen Technologies will leverage AvePoint capabilities to enhance Microsoft technology deployments within the Saudi Arabian government sector.

Under the MoU framework, Tamkeen Technologies will engage AvePoint as the go-to partner for Microsoft platforms for social collaboration, cloud, mobility, and big data. AvePoint experts will help Tamkeen Technologies clients identify their business and productivity goals, and then provide end-to-end consulting and services that meet these needs using the latest Microsoft technologies and AvePoint’s best-in-class software solutions. AvePoint is also committed to assisting Tamkeen Technologies and its clients in grooming local talents as well as developing skills to follow Microsoft and industry best practices to build a true center of excellence in Saudi Arabia.

“We are honored to work with Tamkeen Technologies to help transform the use of Microsoft technologies for government entities throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” said Dr. Tianyi (TJ) Jiang, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, AvePoint. “Our joint vision, innovative solutions, and combined expertise will provide the Saudi government sector with the services and tools needed to enter a new chapter of innovative Microsoft technology deployment throughout the region.”

AvePoint has helped more than 14,000 organizations and three million Microsoft Office 365 users enable enterprise collaboration since its founding in 2001. With 3 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), 70 Microsoft Certified Professionals (MCPs), and a research and development team of more than 800 focused on Microsoft technologies for collaboration and productivity, AvePoint has helped government agencies in the Middle East, Singapore, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States build world-class, intuitive business solutions with Microsoft technologies including Office 365, SharePoint, Project, Yammer, Azure, and Dynamics CRM.

Tamkeen Technologies formed in 2013 under the jurisdiction of the Saudi Arabian Minister of Labor and Chairman of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) Adel Al Faqih. It was established in partnership between Takamol Company for holding business services and Human Resources Development Fund as the IT service provider for different government entities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

“This MoU with AvePoint shows a strong commitment from Tamkeen Technologies to help its government sector clients modernize and reimagine their use of Microsoft platforms,” said Mr. Sami Al Hussayen, VP Innovation and Consultation, Tamkeen Technologies. “We are committed to developing top-class local talents in this space and establishing a center of excellence for Microsoft technology deployments within Tamkeen Technologies, with the help of AvePoint’s expertise and resources.”

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About Tamkeen Technologies

Tamkeen Technologies is a company established by the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to deliver highly valued and innovative IT solutions to the government sector by leveraging on strategic partnerships, harvesting top Saudi talent and adopting leading technological capabilities. Tamkeen Technologies aims to be the IT service provider to government and semi-government entities especially entities within “MoLplus” group, which are: Ministry of Labor (MoL), HRDF, General Organization for Social Insurance (GOSI), Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), Takamol Holding for Business Services (Takamol), Saudi Skills Standard (SSS), Colleges of Excellence (CoE), and their respective subsidiaries.

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