For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region’s technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.
Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.
Reinvention is a keyword in the company’s history and, today, IBM is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.
Founded in 1993 in Krakow, Poland, Comarch prides itself on being one of the leading software houses in Europe with over 5000 employees worldwide and more than 3000 successful projects carried out for the largest international brands.
With 20 years' experience in the industry, Comarch Financial Services, a business sector within the Comarch Capital Group, specializes in developing sophisticated software and IT systems for major financial institutions in banking, insurance and capital markets.
Our expertise has gained worldwide recognition and a significant portfolio of clients among insurers, banks, mutual and pension funds, brokerage houses and asset management companies in more than 30 countries. Our client list includes UniCredit, Societe Generale, BNP Paribas, Swiss Life, Ergo, Oney, Allianz, and more.
PinPay is a leading mobile payment and bill aggregator platform operating in and out of Lebanon.
We provide a fully comprehensive platform which includes bank enrollment, core banking integration services, a biller platform and consumer apps. We also provide a white label banking platform and mobile app to help banks provide mobile banking services to their customers in an easy to integrate and fast to release manner.
PinPay is currently partnered with three of the largest Lebanese banks, with more alpha banks joining our network within the coming months. Our aim is to provide the fastest growing platform in terms of market acquisition and technology growth in the Middle East.
IMTF is an established Swiss fintech player which has been designing and implementing innovative technology solutions for the financial services industry since 1987. With ICOS/2 we offer a fully digitized onboarding experience, enabling financial service providers to automate, integrate and harmonize all sales processes (including self-service as well as digital bank processes) and Client Lifecycle Management. ICOS/2 allows you to approach the customer anywhere and automate your associated front and back office processes ensuring regulatory compliance and suitability to all rules.
IMTF’s focus and coverage have expanded over the past 29 years from Switzerland to now encompassing the banking industry in Central Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa with offices in Singapore, Dubai, and Mumbai.
Gemalto, a world leader in digital security with 2014 annual revenues of €2.5 billion and a strong presence in the Middle East, is entrusted by other 3000 financial institutions worldwide to provide them with enhanced banking solutions and services covering all channels, ranging from online banking security to contactless and multi-application EMV banking cards, mobile financial services, prepaid, loyalty programs, cards instant issuance solutions up to PIN by SMS. We develop solutions designed for a secure and convenient consumer experience – across all channels. Solutions that help our bank customers increase efficiency, boost growth and stay ahead of the consumer curve.
VMware AirWatch is the leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM). With industry-leading identity, productivity and collaboration solutions, we enable end users with a seamless digital workspace. We empower IT with a future-proof mobility platform that provides flexibility to manage multiple use cases, unified management of endpoints, end-to-end security from devices to data center, and seamless integration across enterprise systems. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley.
ApPello is specialized in highly flexible banking software solutions bringing great value to banks around the world. The result is quick implementation and modification times, shortened time to market and low total cost of ownership.
Loan Risk Management
ApPello helps effective risk management through the full loan lifecycle with flexible, easy-to-use graphical tools providing best practices in the following areas:
Cash Management products offer solutions for the management of physical cash to save administration time and reduce operational costs and risks.
Our system comprehensively handles Letters of Credit, Guarantees and Documentary Collections including SWIFT handling.
ApPello’s Smart Banking System is optimal for banks given its comprehensive core banking functionality, unparalleled flexibility at a favourable cost structure.
Xpress Money is one of the fastest growing money transfer brands in the world with a thriving presence in every continent. Established in 1999 in the United Kingdom, the brand has grown by leaps and bounds and has spread its geographical presence across 160 countries over the last 16 years. Working with some of the largest banks and non-banking financial companies, Xpress Money has established one of the largest remittance networks in the industry. Present across 180,000 agent locations currently, Xpress Money is focused on rapid expansion to the far corners of the globe.
It offers a bouquet of services to address varied customers in both evolved and evolving remittance markets in the following categories:
Xpress Money is committed to working towards developing innovative payment solutions to support the growing expatriate community across the world.
Pennant Technologies Private Limited, a leading products and services company offering comprehensive suite of end-to-end business driven technology services and right-fit software products covering all functional areas of banking and financial services industry. Pennant empowers its customers to effectively address their business challenges with its deep domain expertise backed with excellent insights of local market dynamics and leveraging the latest technology advancements.
Pennant offers the right-fit and next generation products in niche areas of banking. The suite of offerings includes Islamic Finance Factory, Islamic Profit Sharing, Interactive Communication Manager, Lending Factory, Social Collabz (Enterprise Social Media Management), Cross Sell, Notification Manager, Host Integrator and Bill Pay.
Pennant built its suite of products to assist the banks in improving the customer experience, achieving product innovation and enhancing operational efficiency and successfully delivered 150 plus projects across banking and financial services vertical to 20 plus leading banks across the Middle East.
Wacom, a global company with its headquarters based in Japan, is the market leader for pen input solutions. Wacom’s devices are utilised in a variety of application areas in which achieving a digital workflow with high-level security is crucial.
Wacom´s patented technology is perfect for capturing handwritten signatures thanks to high resolution and accuracy.
Wacom’s devices are installed in many different scenarios such as: POS, ePayment, electronic passports, insurance, banking and hotel check-in. With a Wacom signature device, customers can optimise, secure and efficiently process their workflows wherever documents are filled out, signed and verified.
Finesse, a ‘Red Herring Global Top 100 System Integration company’ & winner of several awards and accolades provides technology solutions and services to banking, education, energy, healthcare, hospitality and retail segments.
Finesse solution offerings are primarily focused on Business Intelligence & Analytics, Enterprise Content & Business Process Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance areas. Finesse believes in unified communications and is determined to deliver business information and tangible value through Cloud-Ready Solutions, Mobile Devices, Big Data & Social Media Platforms.
Finesse system integration services include the supply, installation and integration of hardware, software, and onsite support services. Our services are backed by our partnerships with leading technology vendors such as Oracle, Microsoft, QlikTech, OpenText, Axe Finance, among others. Finesse implementation teams have relevant certifications and adhere to the best practices in terms of project execution, management and methodology.
Finesse operates globally through our offices spread across APAC, MENA & Americas.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East FZE, based in Dubai, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan, forming part of its business technologies. As a leading global service provider in the field of IT, document processes as well as digital printing solutions, the company excels in service led business consulting, implementation and management of document solutions and provides a range of world-leading printing systems and applications. Konica Minolta’s Managed Print Services combines consultancy, hardware and software implementation in order to enhance business process efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Giving optimum support to our customers with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development and regularly sets new standards delivering automated document workflows.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East FZE is represented by distributors in 9 countries in the Middle East.
InfoFort offers comprehensive information management solutions that help industries preserve, modernize, digitize, automate and transform while securing and protecting data to meet their governance and compliance regulations and business continuity needs.
Established in 1997, InfoFort assists more than 2,000 organizations in 20 cities across the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia through securing and managing their information assets whether physical or digital, automating their business processes and helping them meet governance & compliance regulations and business continuity needs.
InfoFort’s clientele include global and local companies, ranging from small and medium sized organizations to multinationals and Fortune 500 enterprises that span a broad range of industries such as financial, healthcare, government, telecom, energy, oil and gas and others.
Compass Plus provides comprehensive, fully integrated and flexible payments software and services that help financial institutions and payment service providers meet rapidly changing market demands. Our diverse customer base spans retail banks, processing centres, national switches and personalisation centres in countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North and South America. With more than 25 years’ experience, Compass Plus helps build and manage all-scale electronic payment systems that generate new revenues and improve profits for its customers.
Jumio delivers the next-generation in digital ID verification, enabling businesses to reduce fraud and increase revenue while providing a fast, seamless customer experience. Jumio uses computer vision technology to verify credentials issued by over 200 countries for real time web and mobile transactions. Jumio’s solutions are used by leading companies in the financial services, sharing economy, retail, travel and online gaming sectors. Funded by Centana Growth Partners and based in Palo Alto, California, Jumio operates globally, with offices in the US and Europe, and has been the recipient of numerous awards for innovation.
Founded in 2010, TOC Biometrics is specialized in the development of biometric identity verification technology and applications. Based on a “no database" principle, our applications are focused on biometric authentication, remote and onsite, for the finance and insurance industries. Our patented platform for biometric mobile authentication allows secure and private transactions between banks and their customers.
MDS ap helps you run business better, leveraging technology from SAP and other best of breed solution providers. We provide quality professional services, delivering world-class integrated solutions focusing on Data Management, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Business Analytics/BI, Enterprise Architecture, Data Governance, Omni-Channel Banking and Human Capital Management. For more than twenty years, we have been supporting enterprise organizations across MENA, Turkey and Eastern Europe regions which makes us uniquely positioned to help you maximize the ROI on your SAP investment and fully leverage the complementary industry solutions.
MDS ap is a Gold Partner of SAP and part of the Midis Group. We have twelve offices across MENA, Turkey and Central Eastern Europe with locally based consultants.
Asseco SEE is one of the largest IT companies in the area of production and implementation of its own software solutions and services in the region of South Eastern Europe and Turkey. The company provides ICT solutions for various industry verticals including the financial sector, payment sector, public administration and telecoms such as banking sector solutions, mobile banking & authentication, card business, system integration and payment gateway / secure e-commerce solutions and services. Asseco Group employs over 18,000 people in more than 40 countries.
CASHU is the leading online wallet and alternative payment method in the MENA region, which covers key industries such as financial services, online gaming, eCommerce, VOIP, utilities, and digital products. We serve more than two million users, and more than two thousands merchants who accept CASHU as a payment method, in addition to thousands of vendors who sell CASHU prepaid cards and do direct top up.
Rashed Al Makhawi Enterprises L.L.C (RAME), has over a decade’s experience as the trusted mission-critical technology solutions provider in the Middle East region for the banking and financial services sector. The key area of specialization is trading floors where they offer turrets / dealerboards, network services, desking/console solutions, multifunctional keyboards, voice recording & analytics, proactive compliance and digital signage solutions. With a strong focus on delighting the customer every time, RAME’s solutions are backed-up with unmatched after-sales support and service which is a benchmark in the industry. The company has its own in-house factory trained and certified technical team which works on a 24x7 basis.
VASCO Data Security is a global leader in trusted security with two-factor authentication, transaction data & document signing, mobile application hardening and fraud prevention solutions designed for all businesses and government agencies. VASCO is serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in over 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions and more than half of the top 100 global banks.
SQS India BFSI Limited is one of the largest independent business assurance and testing specialists focused exclusively in the financial sector. It is a part of SQS Group, leading specialists in software quality with over 30 years of experience, 7,000+ completed projects and a wide regional and global customer base.
Equipped with requisite certifications, SQS BFSI helps clients reduce software product life cycle costs while deploying ‘business ready software' within compressed timelines, through sharp domain focus, proven software testing methodologies, offshore delivery and test automation expertise, servicing clients backed by delivery centres across the globe.
When launched in November 2006, Business Islamica was the first monthly magazine of its kind in the Middle East, specifically covering all aspects of Islamic business and finance both regionally and internationally. The magazine's objective is to spearhead awareness initiatives about Shari'ah-based finance, heighten knowledge of its core principles and practices and feature the latest developments in this industry. Islamic finance, which was once considered as no more than an interesting aspect on the periphery of mainstream finance, has emerged as a major global force, developing and growing faster than its conventional counterpart.
Wealth Monitor published by Semantics, is a market-driven monthly business magazine and real-time web portal providing impartial and transparent insight to the readers on current business issues, money matters, personal finance and wealth management, through quality and engaging editorial. Our motto “Get Your Money’s Worth” places a great responsibility on us towards our readers as we endeavor to become voice of the investors and consumers of financial services. Our goal is to play a consistently important role in shaping the future of the regional financial industry and peoples’ lives by offering a platform to bridge the financial services /end user divide for better interaction and understanding.
The Paypers is the Netherlands-based leading independent source of news and intelligence for professionals in the global payment community. Our products are aimed at merchants, payment services providers, processors, financial institutions, start-ups, technology vendors and payment professionals and have a special focus on all major trends and developments in payments-related industries including online and mobile payments, online/mobile banking, cards, cross-border e-commerce, e-invoicing and SEPA. We are also keen on keeping our readership informed with regard to online fraud prevention innovations and the most significant trends in the digital identity space.
Banking Technology is the definitive source of news and analysis of the global fintech sector.
Founded in London in 1984, Banking Technology has been at the forefront of the print and online publishing for the international community of bankers, financial services professionals, vendors, consultants, analysts and other industry participants, big and small.
Our website attracts around 76,000 unique monthly visitors and our daily newsletter is delivered to over 14,600 key decision-makers in the financial services and technology sectors. Our broad readership and reputation, combined with in-depth coverage of fintech and banking technology issues on a worldwide scale, makes Banking Technology the leading resource for technology buyers, sellers, developers, integrators and other specialists across the sector.
Global Banking & Finance Review is one of the world’s leading online and print magazine covering global news, videos, analysis, opinion, reviews and interviews from the world of banking, finance, wealth management, trading, business, technology and much more. It is read in over 200 different countries and ranked below 15,000 globally by Alexa across millions of websites.
Covering the region with an eye for emerging industry trends, Business Review Middle-East offers premier analysis and commentary to executives and professionals. We offer a variety of services, from company profiles and business reports to advertising, social media and unique ‘digital’ marketing services. Business Review Middle-East is a monthly e-magazine with a monthly readership of just over 165,000, with (as of 2016 Q2 figures) 85% of that at a CXO level.
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