May 20, 2024

Software AG launches MET Partner Academy to increase learning and expertise

Vlad Postelnicu
Vlad Postelnicu, Director Alliances and Strategic Partnerships, Middle East & Turkey, Software AG. Image Courtesy: Software AG

As countries across the region accelerate their national transformation journeys and governments implement innovative ICT capabilities to drive their transformation to digital, the need for targeted and most updated skills development continues to rise. In its support to governments and enterprises, Software AG has launched its Middle East & Turkey (MET) Partner Academy to expand training and skill development opportunities to train talent within the partner ecosystem and drive increased innovation and competitive capability.

The academy will deliver in-depth learning through a full curriculum along with badges and certifications with in-country trainings in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Turkey. With over 300 registrations received from partner companies already, the training is designed to equip partners’ workforce with high in-demand skills of the future in critical technologies, including Integration & API Management, IoT & Analytics and Business Transformation. The academy will boost Software AG’s mission of creating truly connected enterprises, creating a fluid flow of data, through the intersection of people, departments, systems and devices to deliver rich use cases of IoT Cloud hybrid integration, business process mining and self-service analytics.

Digital transformation spending is expected to double, to top USD 74 Billion a year by 2026 across Middle East, Türkiye, and Africa, according to a recent forecast by IDC.

Vlad Postelnicu, Director Alliances and Strategic Partnerships, Middle East & Turkey, Software AG

Vlad Postelnicu, Director Alliances and Strategic Partnerships, Middle East & Turkey, Software AG said, “Countries, cities and organizations around the world are reinventing to be adaptive to thrive today, tomorrow and beyond. Digtal-first strategies are driving the fundamental reinvention to meet a new set of challenges and build systems that adapt to evolving business requirements and capitalize on change. We pride ourselves on being a knowledge and skills partner. The launch of our MET partner academy adds yet another dimension to our portfolio in building an upskilled partner ecosystem that enables them with the critical tech skills needed to solve today’s business challenges and become more competitive and futue-ready.”

The Software AG MET Partner Academy is an offshoot of Software AG’s global PartnerConnect program, tailored for the region, that will incorporate in-depth in-country sessions, for Software AG solutions. The sessions will be led by regional and global Software AG subject matter experts and will focus on technical and commercial requirements for individual partners to acquire the desired skill sets for digital transformation. Sessions will be held across Business Transformation, API, Integration & Microservices and IoT & Analytics, with partners having the choice of choosing the most critical or all three business units of transformation for skill development. The training program will run for six months across 10 in-depth in-country sessions. Partner trainees will be awarded with Software AG badges and certifications upon program completion.




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