Tihama and Fujitsu Siemens Start a Milestone Training Course in Sanaa This Week [Archives:2000/33/Last Page]

August 14 2000

The Tihama Tractors and Engineering Company Ltd’s Computer and Peripherals Division is currently involved in the preparations of a training course that would last for 7 days in Sanaa starting from the 19th of August. The course, which is sponsored by Yemen Times and organized with the supervision of Fujitsu Siemens will focus on the Information Technology (IT) and computers.
“This workshop is the first of its kind in Yemen. No other company had ever invited so many participants to participate in such a course. I can proudly tell you ” said Wadea A. Al-Medwahi, the Marketing Manager of the Computer and Peripherals Division of the company.
About this training course’s objective, Mohammed Amin Dirhim, GM of the company clearly stated that it is aimed at bringing more awareness about the computer revolution taking place in the world, and helping normal individuals working in companies, etc. to benefit from this valuable course.”
According to the GM, the efforts exerted to make this event successful are tremendous. “We have been working on preparing for this course for more than a month, and we have been in continuos contact with Fujitsu Siemens throughout.”On another level, Mr. Wadea stressed on the importance of following up with classes, which will continue for 6 days in the morning hours. “It is essential to make use of the new ideas and experiences students would get from the course, as it is a chance that does not come easily.”The course will focus on computers in general, as hardware and maintenance, and software as well. However, the main point, which the company will concentrate on the IT sector and the Internet.
“We also would like to shed light on the exhibition which will start on the 19th of August at Shumailah Exhibition Center and Tihama company’s role in general, and the computer division of the computer in particular.” Said Mr. Mohammed.
On the other hand, the technical side of the course is explained more thoroughly by Wadea as he said that “several advanced multimedia tools will be used to explain to the students and participants key aspects of computer software, maintenance, networking, and most important of all, the Internet.”

About Fujitsu Siemens
Fujitsu Siemens Computers is the leading European computer company focusing on the benefits its world-leading technologies can bring to the business needs and lives of people throughout Europe. With extensive European manufacturing facilities, customer-focused companies in 25 European countries and more than 7,200 employees, Fujitsu Siemens Computers is currently ranked number 2 by units and number 3 by revenues and is aiming to be the number 1 computer company in Europe by the year 2001.
The leading European IT company, was formed through a joint venture between Fujitsu Computers (Europe) Limited and Siemens Computer Systems, and commenced operations on 1st October 1999. The company is jointly owned by Fujitsu Limited and Siemens AG, and has its headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. With extensive European manufacturing facilities, customer-focused companies in 25 European countries, and more than 7,200 experienced employees, Fujitsu Siemens Computers is aiming to be the number one computer company in its home market, Europe, by the year 2001.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers provides the world’s most complete portfolio of best-in- class IT products including notebooks, PC and workstations, Intel- and UNIX-based Servers, mainframes and Enterprise storage solutions. Its world-leading technology creates solutions to business problems and enhances individual’s lifestyle. Developed and manufactured in Europe for Europe, the product portfolio benefits from the technologies and worldwide sourcing networks of the parent companies.
In addition to an enviable customer base which includes most of the top 1,000 largest enterprises in Europe, the company’s assets include: relationships with more than 2,000 of the leading VARs, distributors and retailers with over 100,000 outlets serving millions of customers; a sales organization with more than 2,500 sales professionals; and the combined strengths of the parent companies – with a global network of service and integration partners as well as more than 80,000 specialists dedicated to the product portfolio. Fujitsu Siemens Computers is the new IT force in Europe.
The official agent of the Fujitsu Siemens Company in Yemen is Tihama Company.