Argaam.com has had a tremendous year. Post its launch early this year, it has fast built a reputation for professional and real time information using cutting edge technologies to its customers. To top it all, it has been won two top honors at this years web awards. Argaam.com has been awarded the 2007 Golden Award in the financial institutions category, along with Microsoft’s Award for the Best Website Built on Microsoft Technology.
Started in 2005, UAE Web Awards recognize excellence in web design and development, giving an opportunity to the creators of outstanding portals for different categories to showcase their sheer creativity in a competition for the best website in the United Arab Emirates. Electing winners at the UAE Web Awards is never an easy task, as the nominees have to under-go a strict 5 jury scrutiny. The jury is made up of professionals and designers, which means that every criterion is judged fairly. When asked what criteria the nominees were judged on, the President of the UAE Web Awards, Pierre Moukarzel, replies, "20% creativity, 25% navigation, 25% content, 20% aesthetics and 10% interactivity."
"We are thrilled to be given the chance to participate in this prestigious event, everyone at Argaam staunchly believes in the freedom of information. We strive to provide the Arab world with real time, unbiased financial market news which is each one of ours right" says Tariq Al Asiri, General Manager, Argaam. Established as the preferred resource for Business and Financial news in the Middle East, Argaam.com provides access to valuable information and real time coverage of all GCC stock markets, companies and their profiles. The site offers individual investors and corporations in the Middle East, innovative investment tools whereby they can have access to the latest financial market news, stock market researches, financial statements, sectors analyses, IPOs and real time market and company prices across seven markets in the Middle East.
"netlinkblue is proud to be associated with Argaam.com. netlinkblue has created and developed Argaam.com. While it was a great experience marked with encountering and using newer technologies never used on most sites before, it’s a pleasure to learn that Microsoft has selected this application as the Best Website Build on Microsoft’s Technologies. When such recognition comes from Microsoft, it speaks volumes on the quality of work being offered by netlinkblue in the .net, asp and sql space", said Mr. Siddarth Arora, Chief Operating Architect, netlinkblue. He added, "It’s a proud moment for the members of the Argaam.com development team." He also wished for many such milestones for Argaam in coming years.
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