Microsoft Announces Full Arabic Support for Silverlight to Modern and Rich Internet Applications with Santeon
Microsoft Announces the Release of Full Arabic Support for Silverlight Platform with Santeon
Santeon Corp. (Other OTC:SEOC): Microsoft announced the availability of full Arabic support for Silverlight which is its latest platform that provides modern and rich Internet applications. The Arabization has been developed by Santeon and it is now available as a downloadable add-on from the Santeon website (www.santeon.com).
“Our customers demand web-based practical and rich solutions to enhance their business value to their clients; they demand solutions that extend their business functionally with ease, mobility, high usability and reach. We found Silverlight to be the ideal approach,” commented Santeon CEO – Dr. Ash Rofail. “As internet bandwidth continues to grow, our customers have demanded richer solutions that enhance their user experience while providing a wider range of functionality. We at Santeon believe that Silverlight meets those demanding requirements both from a developer as well as business point of view.”
“In the past few years, core changes have been observed in the fundamental elements demanded by the business; the most important of which are web and rich interface applications and cross-browser, cross-platform capability. These needs became the corner stone for any successful business solution. Microsoft made Silverlight available, which is an ideal option to provide these kinds of solutions. The announcement of full Arabic support for Silverlight that has been achieved by Santeon unleashes the full capabilities of the Silverlight platform and enables developers in MEA to use all of its capabilities to provide complete Arabic business applications for their customers,” Commented Microsoft Egypt General Manager, Mr. Karim Ramadan.
Santeon partnered with Microsoft to bring this rich technology to the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region by developing full Arabic support to the core technology. Today developers can download an add-on to Silverlight and leverage the power of the technology to build rich application in Arabic.
Ahmed Adel, Developer and Platforms Manager at Microsoft stated that Silverlight platform offers a wide range of features for development teams aspiring to develop cutting edge applications for modern businesses relying in its operations on the Internet or any other device available, while presenting these applications in a dynamic rich experience for the end users. Silverlight’s Arabization efforts in co-operation with Santeon adds more features for Middle Eastern developers to provide their applications with all the client’s requirements and a proof of the platform’s great potential.
Mr. Adel added that Microsoft is proud to cooperate with Santeon to accomplish this Arabization project that will help Middle East developers to serve their customers better. Santeon is the pioneer solution and application provider for the Silverlight platform solutions. Many customers choose this platform over other technologies because of its enormous and rich features, paving the way for next generation applications that provide companies today with the experience of the future.
With the Arabic support, developers in the region can finally leverage the wide range of features coming with Silverlight including the built in support for a wide range of media standards including WMV, H.246/MPEG-4, and MP3. It has been our experience serving global customers that most of our customers have chosen the richness and the wide reach that Silverlight has to offer over other technologies that fall short in many areas. Silverlight paved the road for the next generation application and the next generation user experience and Santeon is proud to be one of the leading providers of Silverlight based solutions and applications.
About Santeon Corp.
Santeon is a technology company that enables organizations to optimize performance and maximize revenues through its software products and services. Santeon Media specializes in interactive Flash and Silverlight based media applications and interactive sites using rich content and video. In addition to its Media Management Platform, Santeon Media provides customers with complete solutions from creative design, usability to branding and interactive portals.