du continues partnership with DIHQA
Dubai, UAE, 25th May 2017: As the official sponsor of the 21st annual Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), du will once again broadcast the competition to viewers across the Middle East, North African and Europe. Furthermore, viewers will have the opportunity to watch the Awards on du IPTV and du View, giving them the flexibility of watching the ceremony from a mobile or tablet, as well as their TV.
The DIHQA, sponsored by the Dubai government, is an annual award given to those who successfully memorize and recite the Holy Quran. The Award was established to encourage the Muslim youth to spread the Quranic values of peace and love by inspiring them to read and understand the Holy Quran.
du TV subscribers can watch the Dubai International Holy Quran Award channel for free on ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 25 May 2017: Family, food, culture and traditions are key elements that are of central focus during the holy month of Ramadan and now with smart appliances, homemakers are able to take advantage of trendsetting technology to prepare meals that healthy, delicious and perfect for not just a home for today, but for a smart home of the future.
Ramadan is the season whereby people enjoy mouth-watering dishes prepared with a variety of ingredients that include dates and fruits, various meats, rice and bread and more. Homemakers cook up the most decadent meals for their family and friends to enjoy during Iftar or Suhoor and now with smart technology, they can be confident that their meals not just look and taste delicious, but are extremely healthy as well.
“Technology has evolved exponentially, even in the ......read more
RBBi honoured with four prestigious awards
24 May 2017, Dubai-UAE - Red Blue Blur Ideas (RBBi), the first accredited usability & digital marketing consultancy in the Middle East was honoured with four prestigious awards at the 2017 MENA Search Awards. The awards celebrate the expertise, talent and achievements of the search industry and is regarded as the premier celebration of SEO, PPC and content marketing in the Middle East & North Africa.
With an already distinguished reputation in the UK, US and Europe, 2017 marks the first series of the Search Awards in MENA, to honour the best content and engagement campaigns across the region, shining the spotlight on some of the distinguished, creative ideas in the industry.
RBBi’s honours in the 2017 MENA Search awards include:
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The world’s most premium and globally acclaimed OLED TV features an unmatched ultra-slim, “Picture-on-Wall” design
Dubai, UAE, May 24, 2017: After having recently showcased its flagship LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W at LG InnoFest – the company’s annual marketing conference, LG Electronics (LG) has announced the ultra-premium TV’s rollout in the UAE. LG’s highly anticipated and most innovative Picture-on-Wall design TV enjoys an unrivalled razor-thin profile with less than 3mm of thickness when mounted on the wall. Awarded Best-of-the-Best at CES 2017, LG’s W series is the ultimate expression of cinema-quality experience for the home and is now available to the avid TV consumer of the UAE.
Designed in response to user feedback, the LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W is the ......read more
23 May 2017
Dubai, UAE - InfoFort, an Aramex company and leading information management solution provider in the Middle East and Africa, has unveiled a new logo designed using the recently launched ‘Dubai’ typeface.
In homage to the emirate’s vision to become a leader in innovation and smart technology, InfoFort announced that it has also adopted the ‘Dubai Font’ for use across its entire internal and external communications materials.
The font, created by The Executive Council of Dubai, in collaboration with Microsoft, was officially introduced to the public on 30 April by the Crown Prince of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum.
“As a homegrown UAE company with a clear global footprint, InfoFort is proud to be aligning its brand and ......read more
The QLED TV is world’s first television to reproduce 100 percent color volume thanks to new and advanced Quantum Dot technology
Dubai, UAE – May 23, 2017: Samsung Gulf Electronics launched the much anticipated QLED TV at its Experience Store in Dubai Media City on May 23, 2017. During the event, Samsung held a product demonstration for media guests, which further showcased the innovation that Samsung has brought to its TV line up. The event expanded upon the latest innovations in Quantum Dot Display technology, the major differences in display technologies, as well as the extension of its Smart Hub interface and the new design elements that address consumer pain points.
The latest QLED TVs were designed with the consumer in mind and focus on addressing three key consumer paint points through the solutions ......read more
Attributed to Kevin Cha, President, LG Electronics, Middle East & Africa
DUBAI, May 23, 2017: Smartphones are getting smarter every year. Today’s smartphone’s are no more bulky. They are slim, smaller and easy to carry around. The screen is crystal clear and it’s a pleasure to see pictures and watch movies. Some of the cameras in high-end phones are as powerful as a DSLR camera. The operating systems in smartphones today are so user friendly that anybody can navigate through using the touch interface.
2017 is shaping up to be the year for smartphone buyers with devices becoming thinner, faster and even a bit more intelligent than one could expect. Whether it is virtual reality, enhanced graphics, higher resolution or perhaps even more storage, smartphones are being engineered to be an extension of an ......read more
Autonomous, mobile kiosks will move themselves to where they are needed in the airport
Dubai, UAE, May 23, 2017: SITA Lab, which explores the future of technology in air travel, has unveiled KATE, an intelligent check-in kiosk that will autonomously move to busy or congested areas in the airport as needed, promising to relegate check-in queues to the past.
Using various data sources – including flight and passenger flow information – KATE can identify where additional check-in kiosks are required to reduce passenger queue times at check-in. KATE uses existing SITA data systems such as Day of Operations Business Intelligence and FlightInfo API.
Multiple robotic kiosks can be automatically or manually deployed simultaneously and in formation to assist passengers, providing airports and airlines ......read more
The latest member of Dubai Police is ready to serve and protect - and he's super ‘smart’
Dubai, UAE – 21 May 2017: Dubai Police has welcomed a new member on to its force. He doesn't need a visa, medical insurance or hours of training, and he is ready to engage with Dubai’s residents and millions of tourists across the city’s streets.
The world’s first operational robot policeman, officially joined the line of duty today, greeting guests at the opening of the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), including Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Head of Security for the Emirate of Dubai, who opened the show and the co-located Internet of Things Expo (IoTx), which run until Tuesday 23 May at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
The autonomous Robocop, standing 170 ......read more
- Company’s commitment and technological expertise with OLED technology helps take lead in the premium TV market and continues to earn rave reviews
- Middle East & Africa markets all set to receive the 2017 LG OLED TVs soon
DUBAI, May 21, 2017 — Being at the forefront of OLED development and production - as the world's leading OLED TV producer, LG Electronics has emerged as the world leader in OLED TV technologies. With the rollout of the 2017 line-up across the Middle East & Africa, consumers can continue to expect the best from LG Electronics with its 2017 premium and award-winning OLED TV offerings.
The company has been expanding the OLED TV lineup with a number of technological innovations. The LG OLED TVs are considered by industry experts to offer ......read more
UAE, Dubai, May 18, 2017: Nikai Electronics, a part of the Nikai Group of companies, has announced the launch of its latest offering in the LED television range – the UHD 75’ smart LED TV, as part of its ongoing efforts in bringing high end products to the consumers. The large screen television will bring content to life with its superior features and functions.
The fully loaded UHD75 inch LED TV offers a formidable combination of high resolution content and a rich experience of television viewing to the consumers. In the quest of pocket friendly premium products, Nikai has successfully managed to launch products economically, catering to a wide range of consumers. To enhance the home TV entertainment experience, the 75’ LED TV boasts features that include 1GB Ram, 4k UHD display, quad-core processor, ......read more
Pre-order price AED 2,699 and includes free Sony XB950BT Bluetooth deep bass headphones
Dubai, 18th May 2017: Sony Mobile Communications today announced that customers from across United Arab Emirates (UAE) can pre-order Xperia XZ Premium smartphone online and in select stores from 20th May. Pre-order customers will receive free Sony XB950BT Bluetooth deep bass headphones with their smartphone, which is priced at AED 2,699.
The stores offering pre-ordering in store and online in UAE include the Sony boutique in The Dubai Mall, Sharaf DG and Jumbo.
Xperia XZ Premium has won more than 30 industry awards globally and is the only smartphone in the world to feature Sony’s new Motion Eye™ camera system. It offers the world’s first 960 framesi per second Super slow motion video capture and playback, ......read more
Dubai, May 17, 2017. — InfoWatch Group will be an official partner of the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) to be held on May 21-23, 2017, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At GISEC, the company is going to share its vision of InfoWatch solution promotion in the Middle East, including the opening of full-service representative offices in Dubai with other cities to follow.
As part of the plenary session, Natalya Kaspersky, President of InfoWatch Group, will join the Government Panel Discussion 'Redefining Governments Role in Cyber Security: What’s NEXT for Smarter and Safer Cities' together with Brigadier Khalid Al Razooqi, Director General, Smart Services, Dubai Police (UAE); Faisal Al Bannai, CEO & Co-founder, DarkMatter (UAE); and John Bumgarner, Research Director (CTO), US Cyber ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 17 May 2017: A home is a place where people want to feel good, safe, secure and relaxed. However in today’s fast paced and highly complex world, time is a luxury that many individuals do not have much of especially when it relates to daily household activities. Many of these people end up spending more money hiring outside help or perhaps even eat our and prolong cleaning choses that significantly affects health. However, times are changing especially with the introduction of a smart home.
“Smart home appliances offer user-centric solutions and constantly work for the homeowner to provide them with the ability to spend more time with the family and friends as well as save on monthly expenses that over time can be invested in a variety of assets or perhaps even towards a retirement fund,” said Yong ......read more
A Thin yet Powerful Gaming Notebook without Compromise
The svelte, minimalistic design combines the right balance of size, performance and features
• The Predator Triton 700’s aluminum chassis houses a 15.6-inch FHD IPS display and best-in-class technologies for a thin yet powerful, compromise-free gaming notebook.
• Dual Acer AeroBlade™ 3D Fans provides advanced thermal performance allowing for its ultrathin form factor
• Must-have gaming tech and features include standard-voltage 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10-Series graphics, speedy NVMe PCIe SSDs and lightning-fast Thunderbolt 3.
• To complete the package, the Triton 700 also includes a ......read more
Vocational education for industrial automation, digitalization and plant technology
Knowledge transfer in line with Kuwait’s plans to grow industrial capability
Dubai, UAE, May 16: 2017: Siemens has partnered with the Sabah Al Ahmad Centre for Giftedness and Creativity (SACGC) founded by Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences in Kuwait to provide vocational training in industrial automation, in support of a strengthened industrial sector. The partnership will see Siemens make available to Kuwaitis its SITRAIN training courses in automation, drives and plant technology, promoting knowledge and technology transfer and developing local talent.
“As Kuwait works towards its 2035 vision and greater industrialization and digitalization, it is important to make available the skills, knowledge and technology ......read more
Growing regional security threats, shortage of skilled personnel and heavy technology investments pave the way for stronger and holistic security solutions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2017: eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud infrastructure services provider, recently launched its Cyber Defense Centre (CDC) in Dubai Internet City. The CDC comes at a crucial time when organizations in the Middle East are faced with advanced and persistent security threats.
”eHDF’s CDC deploys advanced security intelligence and automation tools to help identify threats more quickly and with greater accuracy and precision. Our CDC teams deliver threat hunting services using a combination of Threat Intelligence and end point technologies that allow us to detect more complex threats ......read more
• Supports end-to-end orchestration of services for hybrid networks in a multivendor environment while responding to surrounding dynamics in real time
• Zero-touch automation improves customer service provisioning from weeks to minutes
• Supports digital transformation initiatives and the migration to 5G and IoT by helping operators virtualize their networks at scale
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) launches its Dynamic Orchestration solution to facilitate the rapid introduction and closed-loop automation of services across physical and virtual networks, signifying a strategic move forward in the company’s ambition to lead IT transformation services for its customers.
Ericsson Dynamic Orchestration provides a flexible and modular solution for the management of ......read more
No more boundaries with du’s data SIM, with up to 50 GB to power a significant number of devices such as tablets, Mi-Fis, new iPad and Car-Fis available on installment with zero upfront payment
DUBAI, UAE, 15th May 2017: du has introduced its all-new data-only offering – the Data SIM. Now du customers can benefit from up to 50GB connectivity, wherever they are in the UAE, giving them the freedom to connect in more and more ways and through different devices.
Customers opting for the Data SIM plans can sign a 12 months contract with du and choose from a 3GB, 10GB and 50GB option for a AED 99, AED 179 and AED 379 respective monthly fee. du also gives existing customers the 12 month option for a reduced rate of AED 149 for 10GB and AED 279 for 50GB per month.
To complement the launch of Data SIM and In ......read more
Image Sensor Business and Gaming to contribute to strong financial performance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15 May 2017 – Sony Corporation recently announced that it forecasts operating profit of ¥ 500 billion (US$ 4.5 billion) for FY 2017 ending March 31, 2018, an increase of 73.2 per cent compared to FY 2016 ended March 31, 2017, making it the highest profit in two decades.
The strong outlook is predicated on Sony’s continued dominance in the gaming sector combined with a strong recovery from earthquake damages in its image sensor business, and also robust demand from smartphone vendors.
The overall sales and operating revenue for FY 2017 is also set to increase five per cent year-on-year to ¥ eight trillion (US$ 71.43 billion), as a result of the significant improvement expected in the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, May 15, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre (ADSIC), the government entity responsible for overseeing Abu Dhabi’s ICT agenda, has organised a strategic workshop in cooperation with Google to explore means of cooperation and to bolster the emirate’s efforts to promote government-led innovation and digitisation.
Saeed Mohamed Al Mansoori, Executive Director of Shared Government Services at ADSIC, said: “ADSIC strives to forge strategic partnerships with the world’s leading organisations, in a bid to achieve the goals of the Abu Dhabi Government – especially in digital innovation across all government entities working under its umbrella.”
“We are delighted with this important workshop today,” Al Mansoori added, “which marks a new era ......read more
DUBAI – May 14, 2017: Business Integrated Operating Systems (BIOS) ME, a Dubai-based niche cloud services provider, has been honoured by Cisco Systems Inc, multinational technology conglomerate and the world’s largest networking company, with the ‘Services Partner of the Year’ award for top performance in the local cloud service sector.
The award was presented at the recently held ‘Partners for Success’ regional partner conference in Dubai celebrating top performing tier-2 channel partners. The conference focused on the opportunities and rapid growth that digital transformation brings to businesses and the technology industry in the UAE and across the region. The Cisco Partners event recognized innovative practices, best-in-class business strategies and sales approaches adopted by local ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 13 May, 2017: axs, the smart gateway for integrated government and corporate services launched by TECOM Group, was recognised as the best government services provider at the third International Business Excellence (IBX) Awards, held last week at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai.
Dr Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of axs, said: “Driven by the UAE Vision 2021, public and private organisations across the nation are leading the digital transformation, searching for synergies, and using data analytics to enhance performances and efficiencies. We are pleased to accept the award that is testament to our mission of spearheading business innovation and excellence in customer service.”
A first-of-its-kind digital platform, axs provides seamless access to over 200 government and corporate support ......read more
Latest Smart TV Platform Earns Prestigious CC International Security Certification for its Ability to Provide Superior Privacy Protection
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: LG’s webOS 3.5 smart TV platform was recognized with a Common Criteria (CC) certification for its enhanced Application Security Solution Ver-sion 1.0 software. By snagging another internationally-recognized security certification, LG continues to demonstrate that its smart TVs are among the strongest when it comes to smart TV security. The recognition comes at a time when consumers are increasingly concerned about the potential of privacy breaches on their Internet-connected devices.
Security Manager, the webOS 3.5 security software module, was tested in accordance with Common Criteria’s rigid benchmarks. CC’s internationally-recognized ISO/IEC ......read more
Cross-border data flow to Middle East rises 150-fold in the last decade
Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri: IT plays key role in success of economy
Dubai, May 10, 2017: Smartworld, a leading systems integrator and next generation ICT services provider, has been honoured with Dubai Quality Award, an award from the Dubai’s Department of Economic Development (DED), underlining the company’s strong commitment to excel and ceaselessly work toward delivering the best quality services to its clients across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The award, which started in 1994, is considered the quality roadmap for all oganisations in Dubai.
Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri, Chairman of Smartworld, said: “We are honoured to have received the prestigious Dubai Quality Award. The UAE’s visionary leadership inspires us to always ......read more
Dubai, 16th April 2017: E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, signed a strategic partnership with MBC Group to obtain exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE.
This strategic announcement makes E-Vision the point of contact for distribution of MBC channels in the UAE. Therefore, any platform that wishes to carry or renew carriage of MBC channels in the UAE will need to ......read more
Eight-time recipient, Trend Micro, named to CRN’s 5-Star Partner Program Guide
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, announced for the eighth time it has been awarded the 5-star rating in the 2017 Partner Program Guide by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The guide recognizes the elite subset of ......read more
The HIT® solar panel’s low-temperature coefficient provides high-efficiency even in intense heat
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 16, 2017
One of the highest efficiency solar panels in the world will be displayed Saudi Arabia Renewable Energy Investment Forum (SAREIF) 2017 by Al AbdulKarim Holding with Panasonic. Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), in collaboration with ......read more
Waterproof MKE 2 elements microphone can go anywhere a GoPro HERO4 goes for amazing audio – even in extreme conditions
The retail price for the MKE 2 ELEMENTS mic is AED 800.
The MKE2 ELEMENTS mic will be available in the UAE by July 2017.
Dubai, UAE, 16 April 2017 – If you’re going on an adventure, you probably already have an ultra-tough action camera ready to ......read more
April 16, 2017 – Dubai: Etisalat today signed an agreement with Al Fardan Exchange, one of the oldest and most established names in the UAE remittance market, to improve customer experience and provide convenient seamless payment solutions across the country.
The agreement signing ceremony was held today at Etisalat Head Office in the presence of senior executives from ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2017 — HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), the global leader in printing, today announced its new A3 multifunction printers (MFPs) in the UAE. This next generation portfolio is designed to provide qualified channel partners the ability to offer higher levels of customization that meet a wider range of customers’ printing needs.
The new A3 portfolio ......read more
New DSLR leverages its award-winning D7000 series pedigree, while introducing advanced imaging technologies in a lighter, compact body to keep up with a photographer’s adventures
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 13, 2017: Nikon Middle East FZE announces the launch of Nikon D7500, a camera designed to fuel the passion of photographers. Nikon’s newest DX-format DSLR combines ......read more
Dubai, UAE: 13 April 2017 – LG Electronics (LG) introduced its new line-up of OLED signage at its inaugural LG Signage Design Summit last night. Featuring the open-frame OLED signage, the 88-inch Ultra-Stretch display and the In-Glass wallpaper OLED, the new collection of display products is now set to transform the once static commercial design industry into a visually dynamic and highly ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 13, 2017: Security is the number one concern amongst senior business executives when it comes to cloud data adoption, yet more than half of business-critical data is likely to reside there by 2019.
According to the findings of a new study released today, by Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading data and analytics company, eight out of ten executives cite security as a concern ......read more
Middle East, 13 April 2017 - NEC Display Solutions Europe has unveiled a new generation of its E Series entry-level professional displays. Now in its 6th generation, the Energy Star-rated* E Series digital information displays come in 32, 43 and 55-inch screen sizes using newly added S-IPS panels and 50 to 65-inch sizes using S-PVA panels. The updated E Series displays feature a slim bezel ......read more
25-Percent Capacity Boost, Support for Up to 64 HD Cameras Equips Systems for Always-On, 4K-Ready Surveillance
Dubai, UAE, April 12, 2017: Western Digital Corporation (“Western Digital”) (NASDAQ: WDC), a storage industry leader, today announced the availability of the WD Purple™ 10TB HDD, the newest member of its high-capacity hard drive line for surveillance ......read more
UAE United Nations Ambassador opens inaugural ‘Enabling through Connectivity’ event in Geneva and stresses importance of satellite communications in humanitarian efforts
Abu Dhabi, UAE 12 April 2017: Under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat and the UAE Permanent ......read more
Delivers smart, simple, trusted security for small business
Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, today announced it is enhancing protection of small business endpoints by leveraging its newest capabilities of XGen™ security, including machine learning, inside Trend Micro Worry-Free Services. XGen™ security infuses ......read more
Over 180 media & influencers from Middle East & Africa could shoot their first Super slow motion video during #Xperia960 event.
Xperia XZ Premium will be available across the region at the end of May and will be priced in a range of AED 2600-2800.
Dubai, 11th April 2017: Sony Mobile Communications MEA showcased its latest award-winning smartphone, Xperia XZ Premium, for ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 11TH April, 2017– Kodak Alaris’ Information Management division announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has given the global technology company a 5-Star rating in its 2017 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of partner programs from vendors that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star rating ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2017– Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, today announced today introduced innovative database license flexibility across hybrid cloud deployments, enabled through a consistent and simplified licensing model. Teradata’s new licensing model delivers:
• Portability for deployment ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 10 April 2017: ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, has introduced its hybrid communications blueprint to help businesses adopt Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). Rainbow™ Connected Platform, the ALE “relationship machine”, is an overlay service that connects ALE and third-party communications platforms in a hybrid approach, enabling ......read more
Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest regional markets that embraces digital transformation and opens up to cloud computing
Dubai, UAE - April 10, 2017: Yvolv, a JV company by Alibaba Cloud and Meraas has signed a strategic partnership agreement with DOITC, IT integrator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and multidimensional IT service provider. In order to support the country’s digital ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 5th April, 2017: Veeam® Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™, today announced that its Veeam Availability Suite delivers 24x7 availability of Dubai Duty Free’s multi-hypervisor environment. Veeam helps the duty free retail giant avoid the risk of downtime so millions of travelers can shop around the ......read more
HONOR 6X comes to the rescue providing reprieve from the electronics ban in flights with an enhanced business and entertainment experience.
Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2017 – The recent ban on larger electronics on flights can make long-haul travel seem unimaginably arduous for the digital natives, techie-trendsetters, on-the-go entrepreneurs and millennial parents of today. With ......read more
Abu Dhabi, April 10, 2017: Etisalat’s shareholders today backed the board’s recommendation to pay full 2016 dividends of 80 fils per share during the annual general meeting held at the company’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi.
Key Financial and Developments Highlights for 2016
• Aggregate subscriber base reached 162 million.
• ......read more
The flagship smartphone featuring bold new screen aspect ratio, ergonomic excellence, minimalist design, and superb durability will be available across the UAE for AED 2,599/-
Dubai, April 9, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) today launched its flagship G6 smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. LG’s newest smartphone features a bold new display format complimented by a cinematic ......read more
MY PASSPORT® SSD, THE FASTEST WD PORTABLE DRIVE, EVER, OFFERS CONSUMERS POWERFUL PERFORMANCE IN A SLEEK, COMPACT DESIGN
Dubai, UAE, April 9, 2017 – Western Digital Corporation, (NASDAQ: WDC), a global storage technology and solutions leader, today introduced its fastest WD® brand portable drive yet, the My Passport™ SSD. Featuring blazing-fast speeds and award-winning ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 9th April, 2017— Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced its flagship product for infrastructure protection, Advanced Domain Name System (DNS) Protection, is now available as a virtual offering with software subscription pricing. Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection prevents a wide range of Distributed Denial of ......read more
The Samsung Galaxy S8 available for pre-order on SOUQ.com
Dubai, U.A.E. April 6, 2017: SOUQ.com has announced the pre-order of the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. This limited offer is available on SOUQ.com while stocks last, with products being shipped out starting April 15th, 2017. This offer went live on 1st April and SOUQ.com is already seeing an extremely high ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, April 6, 2017— Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today announced Infoblox Trinzic Flex, an elastically scalable carrier-grade virtual appliance that delivers network control, security, and automation. The dynamic nature of how users and devices connect and disconnect from networks, demands an infrastructure that can ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the integration of its flagship MSP offering, ServiceDesk Plus MSP, with its parent company’s sales and finance apps (Zoho CRM, Zoho Books and Zoho Invoice). As part of ManageEngine’s efforts in bringing IT together, these new integrations further reinforce the ability of IT MSPs to execute high-quality ......read more
New HID Location Services Enable Better Building Management and Increase Operational Efficiency
DUBAI, UAE, April 07, 2017, HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced its new HID Location Services that provide organizations with visibility into the location of their workforce in a facility, making it possible to analyze room usage for better building ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 04, April 2017: Etisalat Digital today announced its participation in an inaugural cyber-security summit organized by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and hosted by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the governing body of civil aviation in UAE. The summit and exhibition brings together aviation industry, its partners and other key players to identify and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2017 – Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, today announced several enhancements to the Teradata Customer Journey solution that will give marketers easier access to analytics, dynamic visualizations, machine learning and predictive simulations. Most companies struggle to understand their customers’ journeys, much less actively manage them. This ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 5, 2017: TechAccess, the leading value added distributor in the Middle East, North Africa, LEVANT, Pakistan and Afghanistan held a technical workshop for Huawei partners in Kuwait. The workshop was aimed at providing partners with an overview of Huawei’s enterprise solutions portfolio, specifically storage and cloud solutions. The training was attended by 33 ......read more
Research Reveals Constantly Changing and Sophisticated Avenues of Attack Targeting Evolving Technology Infrastructure Enabled by a Fast-growing Underground Cybercrime Economy
Dubai, UAE — April 4, 2017
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research ......read more
LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W and Smart InstaView Refrigerator
Both Receive Recognition for Best in Design
Dubai, Apr. 4, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) was a big winner at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards, earning an impressive 20 total Red Dot Awards for excellence in design, including two Best of the Best awards. The top Best of the Best awards were given to LG’s SIGNATURE OLED TV ......read more
Middle East Retail Academy (MERA) Awards at DISTREE Middle East includes four special awards based on application packs. Deadline of April 29th to submit entries
DISTREE Events has confirmed a deadline of April 29th for companies to enter the submission-based awards, which form part of the ‘Middle East Retail Academy (MERA): 2017 Awards’ taking place at next month’s DISTREE ......read more
Dubai, UAE – April 3, 2017 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today shared new details on its broad licensing strategy which addresses the growing need for secure, connected devices and endpoints in today’s Enterprise of Things.
The first phase of BlackBerry’s strategy, announced in September 2016, was focused on providing the most secure and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2017– Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading data and analytics company, today announced an all-memory update to its flagship Teradata IntelliFlex™ platform that delivers extreme performance and storage density in a single, ultra-efficient cabinet. The upgrades are empowered by a move to all solid state drives (SSD), which makes it possible to reduce required data ......read more
Shenzhen, China, April 2, 2017 - Huawei today released its audited financial results for 2016, reporting that its Carrier, Enterprise, and Consumer business groups (BGs) each achieved solid year-on-year growth. Group annual revenue was CNY521.6 billion (US$75.1 billion), an increase of 32% over 2015. Net profits were CNY37.1 billion (US$5.3 billion), an increase of 0.4%. In 2016, Huawei ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017– Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytics solutions company, today announced that entries for the 10th annual EPIC Awards are being accepted now through June 16, 2017. Award winners and finalists will be honored at an exclusive ceremony held during the Teradata PARTNERS Conference, October 22-26 in Anaheim, California. In keeping with the conference theme, ......read more
Middle East data breaches are up 16.67% compared to 2015
Approximately 45.2 million data records in the Middle East were compromised in 2016 compared to 38.5 million in the previous year
Globally, 1.4 billion data records were compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across industries
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 2, 2017– Gemalto ......read more
San Diego, California and Dubai, UAE - March 30, 2017: Based on its recent analysis of the telecom energy industry, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Huawei with a 2016 Global Award for product leadership. Huawei has demonstrated exceptional commitment towards driving the transformation of the telecom energy industry and building a green and smart telecom energy network.
With the rapid ......read more
Don’t miss out on your chance to pre-order Samsung’s latest flagship from major retailers and Samsung brand-shops across the UAE while stocks last
Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2017: Don’t miss out on the chance to be amongst the first to own Samsung’s highly anticipated Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in the UAE. Customers can pre-order the all new Samsung flagship from major ......read more
ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the launch of Patch Manager Plus, its simple and effective patch management software. Available immediately, Patch Manger Plus provides a single interface for automating all patch management tasks —from detecting missing patches to deploying patches — for Windows, Mac, Linux and third-party applications from ......read more
UAE leading the way in the adoption of innovative technologies and smart city living
Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit to promote widespread adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies for the benefit of industry and society
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 30, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), one of the region’s leading multi-line ......read more
Dubai, 30 March, 2017: It wasn’t so long ago that Minecraft was connected to a scareware campaign, and recently, ESET researchers report another misuse of this popular app. As stated in the official analysis; players of this game have been exposed to 87 fake Minecraft mods on Google Play, pestering Android gamers with aggressive ads and scam activity. So far, up to 990,000 users have ......read more
The latest LG air conditioner, DUALCOOL with inverter technology, works even up to 65ºC, offers 60 percent faster cooling, optimal energy efficiency and cleaner air.
Dubai, UAE, March 30, 2017: LG Electronics (LG), along with its exclusive distributor Al Yousuf LLC, has launched across the UAE its latest state-of-the-art, family-friendly residential air conditioning (AC) solutions, ......read more
EdgeConnect Integrates SD-WAN, WAN Optimisation, routing and a stateful firewall; offering a complete solution to simplify and consolidate branch office infrastructure
Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced a series of new advancements to the Unity EdgeConnect high-performance SD-WAN solution that will enable enterprises to realise the advantages ......read more
RanRan and other attacks are signs that sophisticated e-criminals and hacktivists are targeting the region; region wide collaboration and talent required
With cybercrime statistics showing a severe increase in data breaches, private data exposure and more targeted, politically motivated attacks, the Middle East region remains in dire need of a coordinated strategy aimed at addressing and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2017: At the opening ceremony for LogiMAT 2017, Condition Monitoring from Swisslog was honored with the “Best Product” award in the Software, Communication and IT category. Swisslog’s solution concept impressed the high-caliber jury of scientists and trade journalists thanks to its substantial contribution towards streamlining processes, saving costs ......read more
Market size of Blockchain will increase from $210 million in 2016 to $2.3 billion by 2021
Dubai, March 29, 2017: Dubai is rapidly moving toward implementing Blockchain technology, which offers speedy and cost-effective transactions, and reaching its target of becoming the first Blockchain powered city by 2020, a senior IT expert has said.
Saeed Al Dhaheri, Chairman, Smartworld, while ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today released the findings of a regional study indicating that majority of organizations in Middle East & Africa (MEA) are recognizing the benefits of integrated security especially the concept of linking network firewall and endpoint security for better insights. However, the report revealed that although MEA organizations ......read more