We provide solutions to the needs of diverse business sectors like Health Care, Energy, Banking, various Government departments, etc..
Under Enterprise Content Management (ECM), we provide solutions for Document Automation, Document Management, Business Process Management and Case Management.
We serve Kuwait and the other Middle East markets with Statistical Products (SPSS), Scanners, Microfilm, Security and ID Solutions.
Workflow Software & Case Management
File360 is a document filing system providing scan, store and retrieve capabilities. It transforms paper to electronic documents and provides fast document retrieval capabilities useful for applications such as land records, permits, medical records and any other document type, with either structured or unstructured content. File360 is designed for any size organization, from a single PC to an entire enterprise, and was developed from worldwide market research and feedback from hundreds of customers.
Process360 is our highly scalable process and case management product designed to help you build your ideal business process solution through sophisticated a highly flexible and scalable process modeling environment, powerful process execution engine, out-of-the-box viewpoint applications, and a personal analytics environments. Leveraging the latest Microsoft technologies, Process360’s advanced feature set provides a strong, efficient foundation for your process improvement initiatives to empower your entire organization. From process modeling, design and execution through to management of daily tasks and advanced process intelligence, Process360 speeds your time to value. The result is increased productivity and enhanced business performance.
Case360 is a powerful application that combines the capabilities of document and business process management tools into a single solution for enhanced visibility and control over documents, electronic information and the processes that surround them. As it’s uniquely suited to handle the complexities of both collaborative and adhoc business processes, Case360 simplifies the ability for teams to work together by providing access to documents, tasks, deadlines, alerts, and threaded discussions from within a virtual folder called a case folder. Within this case folder, all the information needed to process a case is readily accessible and available to all, yet tailored to an individual’s roles and privileges. The result is a unified and integrated view of case data, giving organizations complete visibility and control over all case data and operations.
KFH | AUB | NBK | CFC | MOD | MOH | CAIT | KCCI | IPG | Gulf Paper | Americana KFC | Zakat House | Alfain
Business Document processing / ECM/Report management
Cheques, Vouchers, Surveys, order forms, tax sheets, customer satisfaction forms, etc., can take a lot of time to process manually.
Read Soft’s FORMS software automatically extracts information from your forms and transfers the information to any system.
The software captures and processes all types of forms in any format:
Automatically transfer invoice information straight into your ERP system
INVOICES is the world’s number one choice for automated data capture from invoices. The software automatically extracts information from any incoming invoice,validates it,and transfers it to an ERP system.
INVOICES is the first step to electronic invoice processing.The software can be seen as a funnel for all your incoming invoices, directing them into the same flow,regardless of source.
KFH | AUB | BBK | Boubyan Bank
DataStoreDSX provides a single, secure digital repository for all forms of Corporate Information.
DataStoreDSX is a fourth generation Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system, built using a combination of the latest Microsoft technologies and the experience gained having been a leader in this sector for over 20 years. It has been built to ensure customers adhere to regulatory compliance requirements in terms of record keeping.
DSX is a comprehensive Information Management software platform that delivers end-to-end control of all the content across an organisation, regardless of its original form whether that be: Scanned documents, text files, images, word documents, emails, print streams and spreadsheets – many enterprises today are struggling with content chaos.
Enterprise Content Management (ECM)
Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions designed to help organizations take full advantage of the opportunities offered through digital transformation. By creating a centralized, unified information grid, Content Suite connects information from across the enterprise with the people and systems that need it, driving Personal Productivity with simple, intuitive tools and user experiences, Process Productivity through full integration with lead applications such as SAP® and Microsoft®, and Control with legendary OpenText governance and security functionality. Used by some of the largest and most innovative companies and governments in the world to enhance competitive advantage and customer relations, Content Suite is available on-premises, as a subscription in our cloud, or as a managed service.
ECM provides a number of unique benefits that have consistently earned it a leadership position in industry analyst reports and as the ECM system of choice for the world’s top performing organizations:
Find, analyse and use precise content wherever you are.
Every organisation faces the same, daunting challenge. Answers are impossible to find when they’re hidden in documents, files, email and other types of information being created at an astonishing rate by different people, in different languages and saved in different locations. It’s also a key reason that enterprise search is now essential technology in this age of information and big data.
Perceptive Enterprise Search makes locating key information simple, straightforward and quick. With Enterprise Search, users can rapidly access the information they need and then take action—completing a task, solving a problem or advancing a business process. And with faceted navigation, conversational search, natural language support and other intuitive features, users don’t have to enter perfect queries to get the right results.
Our technology offers class-leading content discovery and output technology that unlocks valuable content regardless of where it exists—repositories, SharePoint sites, email systems, network shares, intranets, extranets, websites, databases, social media and all other places. Users also can analyse and explore the relationships and connections between disparate pieces of information. With Enterprise Search, you:
ID Card & Security Solutions
Ashraf & Co.Ltd distributes and provides smart card operating systems (COS) and readers to facilitate the implementation of smart card based systems for various types of applications and industries.
Ashraf & Co. also offers customization for some of these products to meet specific needs of customers. Our products are designed to meet major industrial standards, ensuring safe and compatible operations.
We also provide different range of products for Access control, CCTV and Time Attendance.
OMR Scanners & Form Processing Solution
OMR Solutions is a one Stop Solution for providing Products & Services for Document Processing to specialised work of OMR /OCR and ICR.
With OMR Solutions we help you create a data collection system to capture and report your data… whether you need paper-based forms, web-based forms or a combination of both.
We provide you with solutions for:
TrackIT Solutions & Alternative Technology Solutions
We are focused on Barcode/RFID Solutions with a vision to be the leader in End to End Real Time Asset Visibility Solutions with complementary technologies.
b) Barcode Scanner
Opticon provides high quality, automatic identification and data collection equipment. They have variety of unique barcode scanners.
c) Barcode Printer
1) & consumables
GoDEX is dedicated in making your barcode printing experience easy, 100% satisfactory, and affordable.
2) Zebra Barcode Printer& consumables
Zebra’s portfolio of compact, but feature rich desktop label printers are ideal for situations that are tight on space, but require high-quality, reliable direct thermal or thermal-transfer printing. Engineered for ease-of-use, these printers offer a broad range of connectivity options, making them ideal for countless low- to mid-volume label, receipt or wristband printing applications.
Access Control & Security System
Ashraf & Coprovides various types of access control and security systems.
StatSoft Middle East (SSME)
STATISTICA provides the most comprehensive array of data analysis, data management, data visualization, and data mining solutions. Techniques include the widest selection of predictive modeling, clustering, classification, and exploratory procedures in one software platform.
STATISTICA is a tried and true analytics platform with more than two decades of history in delivering successful business results for our customers, a global user base of more than one million users.
IBM SPSS Statistics
IBM SPSS Statistics is an integrated family of products that addresses the entire analytical process, from planning to data collection to analysis, reporting and deployment. With more than a dozen fully integrated modules to choose from, you can find the specialized capabilities you need to increase revenue, outperform competitors, conduct research and make better decisions.
Ashraf’s Customers for SPSS in Kuwait
Kuwait University | Ministry of Education | Zakat House | Public Authority for applied Education & Training | Zakat House | State Audit Bureau | Higher council for planning & Development (Central Statistics Bureau) | Ministry of Awqaf
All Microfilm Equipment / Consumables
Our proposed family of microfilm cameras, readers, scanners and printers eliminates the inefficient aspects of traditional microfilm retrieval. With these products you can bridge microfilm’s proven stability with the efficiency of digital technology. Now, you can have the best of both worlds.
Ashraf provides Microfilm products from the below market leaders:-
Product Range includes:
Microfilm Scanners | Microfilm Printers | Microfilm Cameras | Microfilm Processors | Microfilm Storage
Ashraf’s Customers for Microfilm includes:-
Ministry Of Interior | Ministry Of Defence | Ministry Of Planning | Ministry Of Electricity & Water | Ministry Of Awqaf | Ministry Of Justice | Ministry Of Commerce & Industry | Kuwait Municipality | Kuwait Oil Company | Public Authority For Civil Information | Public Authority For Social Security | Public Authority Of Fisher & Agriculture | Public Authority For Minors Affairs | Commercial Bank Of Kuwait | Gulf Bank
Fujitsu & Kodak Scanners & Capture Software
a) Kodak Alaris Document Scanner:
From desktop to high-volume production, Kodak has the ideal scanning solution.
1) Network scanner:
Now anyone can send documents to multiple locations simultaneously. Just touch one button to select a destination, then scan to –
Networked scanners from Kodak work with your existing network, so you don’t have to make additional investments. You’ll also enjoy exceptional image quality thanks to Perfect Page image processing. Save documents in color, black-and-white and grayscale.
2) Workgroup Scanner:
Proven productivity features, once available only on production scanners, now come to the desktop and combine with ease of use and image quality to deliver great solutions for small offices and workgroups. Kodak’s exclusive Perfect Page imaging provides true colors and crisp text, and virtually eliminates the need for rescans.
3) Departmental Scanners:
The productivity with power–user feature have taken departmental scanners to a whole new level. Specific departmental scanner models from Kodak include these and many other features –
4) Production Scanner:
Kodak’s production scanners redefine productivity, versatility and reliability. This line-up is ready to tackle the most demanding high-volume requirements. Find the advantages your operation needs to succeed, including –
b) Fujitsu Document Scanner:
1) ScanSnap Scanners
Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners take the complication out of document imaging with one-button ease of use. Perfect for home and small business environments, the ScanSnap family of scanners bring duplex multi-sheet scanning to everyone, combining performance and affordability in a compact size.
Our ScanSnap scanner family also includes mobile document imaging solutions for professionals on the go. With the smaller size, Fujitsu has maintained high image quality output speed: Fujitsu ScanSnap scanners prove that small can be beautiful.
2) Workgroup Scanner:
Ideal for the medium-sized organization or single-department application, Fujitsu’s desktop Workgroup Scanners are the foundation of your document management solution. You won’t sacrifice performance for affordable document imaging.
Our family of Workgroup Scanners includes both flatbed and sheet-fed models, as well as models that can be customized to scan to e-mail, .pdf files, printers, or ftp sites. For flexibility and high performance for the medium-sized business or organization, choose Fujitsu Workgroup Scanners.
3) Departmental Scanners:
Larger organizations demand higher throughput from their digital imaging solutions, as well as additional features, such as a video interface and document imprinting. Fujitsu Departmental Scanners provide this level of support and more, with a family of scanners that allow production-level performance at cost-effective prices.
4) Production Scanner:
Production environments call for extremely high throughput, flexibility and reliability. Fujitsu production scanners satisfy these requirements, enabling users to scan up to 100,000 pages per day.
The Fujitsu suite of production scanners includes scanners from 90 pages per minute (180 images per minute) to over 130+ pages per minute (260+ images per minute) full-rated speed at up to 300 dpi in Color, Grayscale, or Black and White modes!
Flexible, Fully-Integratable, and Supported Production Scanning
In addition to excellent image quality, high capacity input hoppers and a wide variety of options, these production scanners make integration much easier by offering multiple interface options as a standard feature. On-site service options add the comfort of knowing that your mission-critical production scanning environment will be running at the maximum throughout.
5) Network Scanners:
Network scanning, collaboration, emailing and faxing just got a lot easier. With Fujitsu’s fi-series network scanners, you can simplify and standardize document management across your local branches or across the globe. Simply load your documents, log into the network, select the destination, and press the scan button.
C) Capture Software:
Ashraf mainly used software from Kodak. Kodak delivered quality, productivity and responsiveness to meet needs and address the business demands of the digital world.
The software products from Kodak:
1) Document Scanning Software:
Capture your data, then turn it into information that works harder with a variety of choices in scanner software from Kodak. Share knowledge. Boost customer satisfaction. Gain productivity. Process checks. Ensure regulatory compliance. Optimize all the features of your Kodak Scanners
2) Solutions for Sharepoint:
Capture and organize information to streamline your workflow.
3) Asset Management Software:
System Administrators can now manage and maintain select KODAK Scanners on their network through one simple dashboard solution. You’ll know more about every scanner and be able to do more across your network thanks to the KODAK Asset Manager Software Server Module.
4) Information Management Solution:
The KODAK Info Insight Platform allows businesses to capture, understand and intelligently manage all incoming documents and customer communications, regardless of format and structure.
Turn thousands of photo prints and other documents into digital memories every day.
Micrographics brings you better ways to capture documents to film to maximize your performance and quality while using less time and labor. Capture images with a fast, reliable scanner while digital technology processes the images in the background for outstanding image quality.
Book & Newspaper Scanners/Imaging
Our book scanners make it possible to digitize even the most sensitive materials. Their extremely high processing speeds combined with lighting systems that operate without UV radiation protect both the original document and the user. This means that books, maps, and historical writings can be perfectly preserved for future generations
Escan AntiVirus & Content Security
Ashraf & company is sole distributer of eScan in Kuwait. MicroWorld develops Information Security solutions that provide protection against current and evolving cyber threats. Our product portfolio includes eScan and MailScan that encompass Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Content Security, Anti-Spam and Network Intrusion Prevention solutions.
MicroWorld’s products have passed several rigorous tests and certifications conducted by reputed independent evaluators and achieved several certifications and awards from some of the most prestigious testing bodies, notable among them being Virus Bulletin, AV-Test, AV – Comparatives, ICSA and PCSL labs
a) eScan Internet Security Suite For SMB
eScan Internet Security Suite for Small and Medium Business (SMB) with Cloud Security is a specially designed comprehensive security solution to fulfill the needs of SMBs that provides in-depth defense against evolving threats with a very low cost of ownership. The centralized web-based administration console of eScan Internet Security for Windows® helps the network administrator set policies on client computers to prevent malware infections and increases productivity through web access control and application control, thus help implement high levels of IT security to ensure business continuity just as enterprises.
b) eScan Antivirus for SMB
eScan Anti-Virus for Small and Medium Business (SMB) with Cloud Security is a specially designed comprehensive security solution to fulfill the needs of Small and Medium Businesses that provides in-depth defense against evolving threats with a very low cost of ownership. The centralized web-based administration console of eScan Anti-Virus for Windows helps the network administrators set policies on client computers to prevent malware infections and increases productivity through web access control and application control, thus help implement high levels of IT security to ensure business continuity just as enterprises.
c) eScan Corporate Edition (with Hybrid Network Support)
The new and improved eScan Corporate Edition (with Hybrid Network Support) safeguards your corporate network from all kinds of cyber threats. Today IT security is considered as a pivotal part of business strategy by any organization. With the constantly increasing threats in the cyber security landscape, protection of valuable intellectual property and business data against theft / misuse without interrupting business continuity is a critical issue. Eliminating threats is a challenge; hence businesses consider protection against such threats as a top management issue. eScan’s new anti-virus for corporates strengthens the cyber security capabilities of the businesses by providing multi-layered protection to complex threats and secures critical business information effectively without constraining business growth.
d) eScan Enterprise 360 (with MDM and Hybrid Network Support)
eScan Enterprise 360 (with MDM and Hybrid Network Support) is a comprehensive protection for all Computers, Servers and Mobile Devices in any business network. Use of mobile devices in the corporate network has increased and employees all the more access their corporate data via mobile devices. This has bought in a new set of security risk for organizations who will now have to protect the mobile devices in the network along with the virtual or physical desktops and servers. eScan provides solutions to all these issues with eScan Enterprise 360 which is a comprehensive Anti-Virus and Information Security Solution that provides protection to Windows as well as Macintosh, Linux and Android based devices and endpoints in the corporate network. Mobile Device Management module in this product remotely monitors, secures and manages all Android-based devices in the network.
e) MailScan for MS exchange
MailScan for Microsoft Exchange Server is an advanced Real-time Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus solution specially designed for MS Exchange Server. It uses VSAPI 2.0/2.5. Scanning Technology provided by Microsoft in order to scan inbound, outbound and internal mails. It even scans HTML messages in order to prevent script viruses from entering the network. MailScan has its own inbuilt Anti-Virus, ‘eScan’ that is integrated with the software in a DLL format. Virus infected attachments are disinfected and sent to their destination. Non-removable virus infected attachments are either deleted or quarantined. If MailScan detects a Word or an Excel attachment that contains an infected macro, it removes the virus from the attachment. MailScan also comes with an option to forcibly delete known malicious attachments (Trojans and worms) at the gateway level itself, based either on the file type or extension, size of attachment, etc.
f) eScan Endpoint Security (with MDM & Hybrid Network Support)
eScan Endpoint Security (with Hybrid Network Support) offers cogent method in order to block access to unauthorized USB devices on managed endpoints with Windows or Mac Operating system and restrict execution of unauthorized applications on endpoints with Windows Operating system. It also provides comprehensive Software and Hardware Asset Management for Windows, Mac, Linux or Android endpoints. This helps to tackle your system in an efficient manner by providing total control over Application and Device control on Windows, Mac as well as Android endpoints. It is equipped with advanced Mobile Device Management system that provides highly advanced features to manage and secure Android endpoints accessing corporate network.
1. Business process manager
IBMBusiness Process Manager is a comprehensive and consumable BPM platform that provides total visibility and management of your business processes. It includes tooling and runtime for process design, execution, monitoring and optimization, and is specifically designed to make it easy for process owners and business users to engage directly in the improvement of their business processes. Its highly integrated functionality and fluid designs provide new levels of interoperability with other IBMofferings, and it scales smoothly and easily from initial project to enterprise-wide program. IBMBusiness Process Manager is easy to deploy and use straight-out of the box or in an easily customizable configuration—providing rapid time to value and improved user productivity. IBMBusiness Process Manager combines best-of-breed market-leading capabilities, and delivers them in a single platform that is simple enough to engage process participants, regardless of their role, yet powerful enough to scale as needed to support enterprise-wide transformation. Comprising a complete set of advanced BPM capabilities that can provide any business with an integrated, scalable platform for every aspect of business process automation and improvement, IBMBusiness Process Manager features market-leading capabilities to:
Providing a platform for Mobile Apps Development with the added features of write once deliver to all platforms, integration adaptors for connectivity with enterprise backend systems. Additionally, it comes with its own enterprise app store, direct updates to deployed mobile applications and analytics engine to analyze mobile consumer behavior.
A platform for accelerating the transfer of both files and video streaming across the WAN. ASPERA excels when files become bigger, distance is farther and pipe is bigger > 20Mbit/s. Aspera start from 10K up-to $500K and its calculated based on the Mbit/s network pipe. Implementation is short from 2-3 days to few weeks. The use cases can be: SAN Replication, Corporate file share, Large + Secure file transfer.
4. BlueMix: The massage for this product is mainly around innovation. Target customers are Education, Large Organizations and Public sector (Ex: CAIT, ICT Qatar, ITA Oman, etc) this is an Elastic development and production environment with built-in Agile methodology that enables the organizations to start delivering applications (Web applications, Web-Services, Mobile applications, Analytical, Cognitive, Video Analytics, Cloudant (No-SQL), etc.) without having to worry about setting up complex environments or implementing elaborate development processes.
The platform enables the development teams to build code, use complex tools (ex: Watson, Analytics, 3rd party components) instantaneously also utilizing 3rd party add-ons that are part of the BlueMix market place ex: Google Maps, twilio VOIP APIs. When ready organization can move code to on-premise or continue running the applications on IBM Cloud or Other Clouds using Docker or VM portability technology.
BlueMix is available in different deployment models: public, dedicated, hybrid, and soon On-Premise depending on customer needs.
Deal size can vary from 6K USD to 1Mil USD
Beacons will transform how business and e-interaction will occur in the near future. Technology, especially mobile computing, is having a profound effect on delivery of service and according to a survey by the regional service providers, all residents have ready access to a mobile device with smart becoming common to all.
Buzz for Quiet Areas, is a platform for indoor location based interaction that is built on an open
Platform to deliver maximum benefits for the entity. Buzz for Quiet Areas is based on a flexible architecture to deliver many variations to support different use cases.
Buzz for Quiet Areas will also Help patrons become familiar with the sermon in many languages.
The patron will receive the content that is relevant to both their location and the time of day.
6. Audit Base for IBM
This system (ICMS) is effective in managing internal control as it relates to the achievement of the objectives in any of the major control categories, i.e., effectiveness and efficiency of operations, and compliance with standards, laws and regulations. It may also be useful with respect to the subset objective of safeguarding assets from fraud, waste, abuse, or misuse.
The system is based on a proven and reliable technology from IBM that is configured to enable a set of powerful tools to deliver the required value for the organization. Following are the major benefits of adopting ICMS:
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