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An understanding between the University of Sharjah and VMware

The University of Sharjah entered into a Memorandum of Understanding and VMware. VMware is a global company with expertise in cloud infrastructure and business movements. They will collaborate on research related to the development of Internet infrastructure, education, and e-learning and help accelerate the transformation journey. digital.

Dr. Salah Taher Al-Hajj was Vice President of University for Community Affairs. Ahmed Odeh, CEO, company for the Middle East and Turkey, signed the documents on behalf of the university. This was in an effort to enhance joint cooperation between both parties in the field research related to information technology. Joint workshops and seminars in the same area.


The memorandum of understanding provides for cooperation between the parties in the training of university students and IT professionals through the “VMware Academy”. It also allows for cooperation between the College of Computing and Informatics and VMware, to discuss academic programs and to employ students.

We also offer ideas for sponsoring student graduation projects to ensure they are ready for the labor market.

Dr. Salah Al-Hajj expressed satisfaction with the collaboration between the two parties in many aspects that will help the community as well as students.

For his part, Odeh said: “We are proud to collaborate with the University of Sharjah in this initiative, as VMware is committed to supporting education and knowledge transfer, and the VMware Academy at the University of Sharjah will help provide young IT students with the knowledge they need to advance their careers in the field information technology, and will enhance the efforts of the United Arab Emirates to achieve its ambitious digital goals.”

Dr. Muammar beltayeb, Vice-President of the University for Scientific Research and Graduate Studies, and Professor Abbas Amira, Dean of The College of Computing and Informatics were present at the signing. Kelly Latza (Senior Director of the company in UAE) and Roberto Laca (director of the company for Dubai region) were also present at the signing. The Northern Emirates.

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