Acer hosts its annual Middle East press conference to highlight its extensive product range
Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017: Today, Acer hosted its highly-anticipated annual Middle East press conference at Dubai’s futuristic On42 lounge at Dubai Media One Hotel. The event saw the regional unveiling and showcasing of the latest range of Acer products, and featured two of the region’s key speakers, including Paul Collins, Country Manager Acer Middle East, South Africa & ROA, and Joumana Karam, Product Business Unit Head for Acer Middle East & Africa.
“At Acer, we place the consumer at the core of our business and innovate to ensure that we meet their unique requirements. Our entire product range is centered around the consumer and ensures consumer benefit from industry-first features that deliver ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2017 – HP Inc. today introduced its latest range of products for its printing and computing customers in the Middle East. The new products were showcased during a press conference at the FIVE Palm Jumeirah ahead of GITEX Shopper and GITEX Technology Week 2017, where the products will be shown to channel partners, retailers and customers.
HP’s latest range of products includes an upgraded portfolio of printers, commercial and consumer PCs as well gaming desktops and laptops. Product details below:
HP Sprocket Photo Printer (Red): AED 499
HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3788 AiO: AED 255
HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 5075: AED 389
HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 5275: AED 429
HP DeskJet GT 5820: AED 699
HP EliteBook 1040 G4 starting AED 4,400
HP EliteBook x360 ......read more
Roundtable sheds light on implications of adopting integrity practices
Event explores cost-effective ways to enhance corporate resilience, overcome corruption
Dubai-UAE: 19 September, 2017: The Pearl Initiative, the leading independent private sector-led, not-for-profit organisation working to improve corporate transparency across the Gulf region, hosted a roundtable discussion in partnership with Siemens to explore the impact and future of integrity practices in the region. Experts from international, regional and UAE-based organisations convened to discuss the business value of tackling corruption through implementing corporate integrity best practices.
Carla Koffel said: “For the last five years, the Pearl Initiative has been actively involved in encouraging businesses to embrace stronger policies of corporate ......read more
Self-service banking & customer service excellence is a complement to Smart City vision
2nd Generation Virtual Smart Machine launched at the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit in Dubai
The state-of-the-art technology will offer new features including Cash Recycling, Coin Recycling and Passbook Update to enhance self-service banking
Offers Artificial Intelligence for decision-making and Know Your Customer questionnaires with chatbot technology
Dubai, September 19, 2017: Emerico Private Limited today marked the launch of its 2nd Generation Virtual Smart Machine (VSM) that will offer enhanced features to strengthen self-service banking and customer-oriented services. The launch was announced at the 7th Middle East Banking Innovation Summit, the region’s largest banking technology and innovation ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 September 2017: LG Electronics (LG) is on a quest to redefine the possibilities of tomorrow by introducing the most innovative home appliances and electronics available today. However, recently LG has introduced robots into its product portfolio and has showcased a variety of soon-to-be-released robots at various events across the world that will reshape tomorrow to make the lives of the everyday consumer more productive and convenient.
LG’s impressive collection of robots boasts simplistic usability and includes the Lawnmower Robot, the Hub Robot and HOM-BOT® in addition to the more specialized Airport Robot and Airport Cleaning Robot.
The Hub Robot united a diverse range of smart appliances under a single ecosystem, optimizing operations and enhancing convenience. The hub robot even utilizes Amazon ......read more
Ericsson sues smartphone maker Wiko in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany, for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents
Wiko has been infringing Ericsson’s intellectual property rights for several years without any license or compensation, despite negotiations since 2013
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: On August 14, 2017, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) sued smartphone maker Wiko, in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany, for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents.
Wiko has been infringing Ericsson’s intellectual property rights for six years without any license or compensation. Ericsson has tried to establish a fair, reasonable, and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 18, 2017: A new initiative by Siemens uses 360° cameras and virtual reality technology to introduce the people behind the company’s innovations and projects, offering a behind-the-scenes look at life inside Siemens in the Middle East.
Launched with a short documentary ‘Wake Up to a New World,’ the campaign – We are Future Makers – documents the daily lives of employees worldwide, using virtual reality to highlight the extraordinary things they do.
“Through this initiative we aim to shine a light on employees who have been curious and innovative, who have had the courage to think big and push boundaries with Siemens,” said Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO, Siemens Middle East and UAE. “Attracting top talent to our organization is a key part of our ......read more
Annual spend on augmented reality and virtual reality in the MENA region is set to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017: With augmented and virtual reality booming in the MENA region and expected to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020, the technology is set to transform a variety of domains, ranging from education to healthcare and most notably gaming, marketing and film. So it’s great news that GITEX Shopper 2017, the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show, is putting on the most advanced display of new models at the best possible prices.
Visitors to the eight-day consumer-tech bargain bonanza, which runs from the 23rd – 30th September 2017 at the new location, Za’abeel Halls 3-6 in the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), will find the world’s top ......read more
Dubai, UAE,16 September 2017: UAE telecommunications provider, du, today announced that it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. du customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 15 and both will be available in stores starting on September 23.
“In the UAE there has been a lot of excitement around Apple’s most recent launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and our customers are always eager to get their hands on the latest new products! We are a brand dedicated to empowering people through connectivity, and we are thrilled to be offering Apple’s latest generation iPhone to our technology savvy customers,” said Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer, du. “At du, we strive to add to life through all our product offerings, and the latest Apple ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 14, 2017: Business France will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology week which will be held from October 8 to 12, 2017, in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4 (Stands C436 to D410).
Within the Internet of Things sector, breakthrough French technologies will be presenting the latest accessories in the field such as the Wistiki Bluetooth tracker, live video solutions from a smartphone developed by Plussh, a personal multi-user cloud that can save data in a private partitioned space via Helixee by ......read more
Outlines plans to increase market penetration across Middle East as a vital part of the regional growth strategy
Increase focus on product enhancement by introducing ‘local fit’ line up
Panasonic to launch a new marketing campaign ‘Makers of Quality. Mastered in Japan.’ to reinvigorate itself as a leading Japanese brand offering innovative and premium quality products
Dubai, UAE, 13th September 2017: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) - the regional headquarters for Panasonic has announced robust plans for Fiscal 2017 under the leadership of the new Managing Director Mr. Hiroki Soejima. The annual convention was held in Dubai today.
Over 80 business associates from 12 countries attended Panasonic’s annual convention where the brand outlined increased ......read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners
Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017: In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even when the outdoor temperature spikes to 65 degrees Celsius.
To showcase the performance of the LG DUALCOOL, LG tasked the winner of the World Chocolate Masters Competition – Frank Hasnoot – who stated that in order to build chocolate sculptures, the indoor temperature needs to be contained to 20-degrees Celsius.
Hasnoot and his team of chefs competed against a second group of chefs in the same room, with the same ......read more
Committed to the Growth of IoT in the Smart Home
Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017: The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, today announces the addition of leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance Board of Directors. Huawei joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with innovative solutions, products and services used in more than 170 countries and regions. Many Z-Wave Alliance member companies, including Aeon Labs, LEEDARSON and FIBARO are part of Huawei’s OceanConnect pre-integrated IoT ecosystem.
The ......read more
Find the best tech bargains at GITEX Shopper 2017, from the latest smartphones and laptops to VR and smart home appliances
Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017: GITEX Shopper, the must-attend annual event for tech-savvy shoppers in Dubai is just around the corner, with the latest and largest selection of consumer electronics under one roof. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 23 - 30 September 2017, visitors to the show should be on the lookout for these top tech trends:
Wearables have transitioned from geek to chic as manufacturers experiment with features and functions in fashionable formats. Devices are becoming smarter, with increased functionality and more apps available to support them - look out for the latest stylish smart watches, Apple watches, Fitbits and more at GITEX Shopper. The ......read more
In Dubai World Trade Center from October 8 to 12
United Arab Emirates, September 12th 2017: SquareWay, a subsidiary of Vivaction dedicated to cybersecurity, will take part in Gitex Technology Week to present its security solutions for protecting mobile voice and data flows for professionals.
SquareWay develops and commercializes secured mobile communication solutions for companies. Compatible with iOS and Android, easy to install and use, the SquareWay solutions combine confidential and instant services for the user. They meet the needs of employees in a mobility situation, of communications between headquarters and subsidiaries and/or for any other entity, public or private, concerned to ensure the confidentiality of its communications.
With SquareWay, phone calls, mobile data flows, instant messaging, e-mails ......read more
Kicks off World Partner Forum with solutions to safeguard print environments, reshape how businesses print, and transform servicing
HP Connection Inspector, an intelligent embedded security feature created by HP Labs, to help printers stay ahead of malware attacks with advanced self-healing capabilities
HP Roam, a new business printing solution for secure cloud printing where work happens
HP Solutions Hub, a workflow optimization platform integrating paper seamlessly for digital
Next generation Smart Device Services 2.0 leveraging the power of IoT, big data, machine learning and predictive diagnostics to transform how devices are serviced
New A3 business printers and scanners including enhanced security features and performance
HP Reinvent: World Partner Forum, September 12, 2017: ......read more
Global retargeting tech company relocates Dubai main office to accommodate rapid growth and expansion, as digital ad spends rises.
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: RTB House, a global company providing state-of-the-art retargeting technology for top brands worldwide, has celebrated its first anniversary in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region with several new business wins as the region experiences rapid growth around digital advertising.
According to a report by TBWA, the UAE has topped the list of GCC countries in advertising spending with US$531 million in the first quarter of 2016, followed by Saudi Arabia with US$312 million, Kuwait with US$144 million, Qatar with US$83 million, Oman with US$46 million and Bahrain with US$32 million.
This comes as good news to RTB House, whose client base has multiplied ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced its cooperation with TÜV Rheinland to certify Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. Certification will mark the first time an end-to-end fast-charging technology has successfully completed the rigorous tests set forth by the world-renowned safety experts. Testing encompasses every component, requiring adapters, IC circuits and charging cable materials to pass safety, low temperature and thermal shock tests. Submitting itself to the stringent oversight of TÜV Rheinland demonstrates Huawei’s continued mission to deliver the most innovative features on the market, and highlights Huawei’s commitment to delivering not only faster charging but more importantly safer charging.
“Over the past 145 years, TÜV Rheinland ......read more
Exclusively distributed by Eros Group in UAE and select GCC , TCL TV XESS/85X6 wins the 2017 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 11th September 2017: One of the leading brands of the Eros Group portfolio; TCL, has been honoured by the International Data Group (IDG) and German Industry & Commerce Ltd (GIC) with the ‘Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award’- a 2017 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award for its XESS/85 X6 TV.
The leading innovator in developing QLED technology and products, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings Limited, is today amongst the top 4 leading television brands alongside Samsung, LG and Sony. Eros Group, the sole distributor of world-renowned brands, works closely with TCL along with other leading Chinese brands to bring in products that meet ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: Western Digital, a world leader in storage solutions, has launched the Surveillance Storage Certified Surveillance Reseller Program in the UAE, designed to offer a comprehensive lineup of benefits for the security and surveillance channel providers.
The myWD Certified Surveillance Storage Provider Program is a tailor-made initiative that aims to offer training, sales support, value added benefits and incentives to security and surveillance system integrators, installers, solution and service providers to help them enhance their business opportunities and profitability.
The announcement came as a recent report by Research and Markets anticipated the video surveillance storage market to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 22.41 percent to reach USD $18.28 billion by 2020, as ......read more
Stylish budget notebooks offer upgradeable storage and longer battery life
Popular among students and professionals; manufacturer forecasts sale of a quarter million units by year end
UAE – September 10, 2017: Designed for budget-smart consumers and back-to-school shoppers, iLife Digital Technology today announced the launch of its new ultra-slim notebooks – ZedAir 2 and ZedAir H.
The new budget-friendly notebook range is powered by the latest Intel processor, Intel HD graphics and Windows 10 operating system; offering a faster, premium and secure computing performance. Designed for everyday use, both laptops are stylish, slim, light-weight and feature a 14-inch high-definition display and in-built storage. The ZedAir H also comes with an upgradable external storage and superior connectivity ......read more
As Huawei Connect 2017 comes to a close, Huawei commits to building one of ‘five world clouds’
United Arab Emirates – 9 September, 2017: 20,000 ICT industry professionals, thought leaders, and analysts poured into Shanghai this week to witness Huawei unveil a stream of innovations, including its vision of building one of five global clouds to power the future of business.
The New International Expo Centre was once again taken over by Huawei for its annual conference, Huawei Connect, in which thousands of representatives from more than 150 countries traveled to explore advancements in digital technology, and embark on a path to new growth.
With a commitment of spending USD500 million in the next five years to support digital transformations around the world, Huawei’s enterprise service ......read more
5G platform now includes first FDD radio from Ericsson capable of supporting 5G and Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO)
New radio to bridge 4G to 5G and enable 5G using today’s spectrum
Introducing network services that ease operators’ journey to 5G from preparation to actual 5G launch
Dubai, UAE, September 9, 2017: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) introduces a new radio product, AIR 3246, for Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO), which is a complement to Ericsson’s global 5G radio offering. AIR 3246 supports both 4G/LTE and 5G NR (New Radio) technologies and is Ericsson’s first 5G NR radio for frequency division duplex (FDD). This launch will enable operators – especially in metropolitan areas – to bring 5G to subscribers using today’s midband spectrum ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 07 September 2017: More than 80 percent of the telecom executives from the SAMENA region believe their future success and growth depends on making fundamental changes to their business and operating models, according to a recent report produced by management consultants A.T. Kearney in conjunction with the SAMENA Telecommunications Council.
The report, based on a recent survey of C-level executives from the region’s leading telecom companies, highlights the importance of mastering customer retention and customer base value management to sustain returns. Simultaneously, diversification and development of new businesses is becoming increasingly important with 85% of executives affirming that developing new business is critical to their companies’ success.
In terms of new ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 7th 2017: For its 2nd participation at GITEX Technology Week, the French start up 2CRSI will present an innovative storage solution for CCTV applications.
2CRSI designs and manufactures innovative compute and storage solutions. The company has the ability to develop agnostic and scalable solutions, from big and fast storage systems for datacenters to powerful computer servers for HPC applications.
Innovative storage solution for CCTV applications
To record streamed videos from thousands of cameras you need fast and high storage capacity. One of the major key factors of success of a video surveillance solution is the ability to combine good software, optimizing the way the data are stored, and the appropriate hardware to make it work efficiently.
With a Software Defined Storage ......read more
YouGov Survey Results Show Huawei Improving Brand Health Index Across the Middle East
2 August 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Huawei’s brand love and reputation as a company has been growing from strength to strength in the Middle East, proven by the latest YouGov 2017 Brand Index Rankings. For the second consecutive year, Huawei has secured rank 3 in the UAE Top Index ......read more
SAB Holding deploys SAP® applications (S/4HANA) on the IBM Cloud to accelerate operations and leverage business data for better, faster decision-making
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – 2 August 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that SAB Holding, an industrial conglomerate headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has selected IBM Cloud to host its mission-critical SAP® applications. ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 2nd August, 2017– Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has acquired the assets and technology of Permabit Technology Corporation, a provider of software for data deduplication, compression and thin provisioning. With the addition of Permabit’s data deduplication and compression capabilities to the ......read more
Center aims to support the Kingdom’s drive for innovation
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 31, 2017: On Behalf of His Excellency Dr. Majid Alkassabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, His Excellency’s Advisor to Minister of Commerce and Investment, Governor of Small & Medium Enterprises General Authority Dr. Ghassan Alsulaiman yesterday inaugurated one of the largest ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 31 July, 2017: Cisco today announced the appointment of David Meads as Vice President for its Middle East and Africa operations. In the current era of digital disruption, Meads, in this newly created role, will oversee the execution of Cisco’s strategy in these two regions, ensuring the technology leader maintains its momentum at the forefront of digital ......read more
BROOKLYN, New York, July 29, 2017: Cyberattacks against power grids and other critical infrastructure systems have long been considered a threat limited to nation-states due to the sophistication and resources necessary to mount them. Today, at the Black Hat USA 2017 conference in Las Vegas, a team of New York University researchers will challenge that notion by disclosing vulnerabilities ......read more
Growth in high-end markets fuels increased smartphone revenue and market share
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - July 27th, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group announced its business results today for the first half of 2017. For the first six months of the year, Huawei earnings totaled RMB XXX, a year-over-year growth of XXX%, with smartphone shipments reaching XXX, a year-on-year increase ......read more
Signing yet another reflection of Dubai’s culture of innovation
27 July 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Executive Council of Dubai and Huawei Consumer Business Group on Wednesday announced a partnership that will see it include Dubai Font on its mobile operating systems as one of its standard pre-loaded fonts. The font will be automatically available on the upcoming Huawei ......read more
Distribution of interim dividend for the first half of the fiscal year 2017 of 40 fils per share
Abu Dhabi, 27 July 2017: Etisalat Group today announced its consolidated financial statements for H1 ending 30st June 2017.
Financial Highlights and Key Developments of H1
Etisalat UAE Revenues amounted to AED 15.4 billion representing 3% increase year over ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 27, 2017– Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the results of its third quarterly Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), a report of the results of tests which measure the effectiveness of incumbent email security systems. This quarter’s assessment noted a continued challenge of securing organizations from ......read more
Accelerated growth of the cloud, GDPR readiness and data protection and recovery from rising ransomware attacks around the world drive momentum
Momentum Carries into Managed Services Provider Partners
Commvault gains momentum as Commvault GO approaches
Tinton Falls, NJ – July 26, 2017: Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, began ......read more
Exclusive 100 hours anniversary offer launches today in the UAE to mark a century of innovation and creativity
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 25, 2017: Nikon Middle East and Africa FZE kick-starts its centennial celebrations in the United Arab Emirates today with offers for budding and aspiring photographers.
Narendra Menon, General Manager, Nikon Middle East FZE ......read more
A mixture of advanced camera capabilities, stylish design, powerful software and amazing audio experience
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 25th July, 2017: Huawei is introducing the HUAWEI nova 2 Plus in the UAE, which boasts a bold a breakthrough in innovations that take user experience to the next level. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus features an upgraded camera that captures selfies like never ......read more
ISYX Technologies and Microsoft jointly presented various solutions to boost productivity and enable digital dashboards for better decision making across in this market segment.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 25, 2017: ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing business innovation consulting company in the Middle East and Africa, successfully held a joint workshop with Microsoft on the ......read more
The Cisco® (NASDAQ: CISCO) 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) uncovers the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of attacks, and forecasts potential “destruction of service” (DeOS) attacks. These could eliminate organizations’ backups and safety nets, required to restore systems and data after an attack. Also, with the advent of the Internet of Things ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 24 July, 2017 – Ingram Micro Training MEA, a leading provider of instructor-led technical training, announced today that it is partnering with Red Hat as a Red Hat Training Reseller for the United Arab Emirates region. With this partnership, Ingram Micro is now authorized to resell Red Hat Training services throughout the region, including open enrolment ......read more
Dubai, UAE. July 23, 2017: With the changing consumer demands, brands are constantly focusing on technological innovation/advancements to deliver customer value. Most of the top brands in the consumer durables space for example are developing new products and services with exceptional technologies that help in improving people’s lives, thus helping them to do things much more easily ......read more
Disruptions such as software-defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) create bigger opportunities in the telecoms sector
Telecom operators can reduce total costs of ownership by 15 percent through implementation of SDN and NFV
Dubai, UAE – 23 July 2017: Software-defining networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV) ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 23 July, 2017- R&M, the globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures, today unveiled its new generation of sturdy and flexible connection boxes for fibre optic networks. The Polaris-box 6 has been designed to supply single and multi-dwelling units, terraced houses and comparable building complexes with fibre ......read more
Leading International Service Provider Expands Managed Services Portfolio;
Offers New Managed SD-WAN Services Based on Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnectSP
Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced a formal partnership with China Telecom Shanghai Ideal Information Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. to deliver fully-managed SD-WAN services based on Silver Peak ......read more
Lets IT Admins Provide Better Assistance Using Voice and Video Chat, Remote Registry Access and More
Adds chat options, remote registry access, and multi-monitor support to troubleshooting toolset
Now supports business app deployment for Linux operating systems
Download a free, 30-day trial of Desktop Central
Dubai, UAE— July 20, 2017: ManageEngine, the real-time ......read more
Seasoned industry executive to help telecommunications service providers transform their business and re-architect their networks for the demands of the digital era
Dubai, UAE – July 19, 2017: Cisco announced today that Ali Amer has been appointed Managing Director for Global Service Provider Sales in the Middle East and Africa at Cisco.
In his new role, Ali will be responsible ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2017: Sanjay Dutt, renowned Bollywood actor, revealed his next big gig, as he spoke about his budding passion for photography, in Dubai. The seasoned actor has recently ventured into photography and has decided to kick off his journey in this field with Nikon. After his brief transit in Dubai, he will be travelling to different locations to capture what ......read more
GCC IoT solutions market to be worth US$11 billion (AED 40.40 billion) by 2025
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017: The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to unlock up to 11 percent in incremental GDP driving economic growth in the GCC region, according to A. T. Kearney’s latest report, ‘IoT in the GCC: Building a Brighter, More Sustainable Future’. By 2025, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017: VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN) is pleased to announce a month of brand new summer stand-up featuring specials, sketch comedies and late night stand-up programing on Comedy Central HD, the world’s number one comedy network (OSN Channel No. 207) this August.
Starting 8 August, every Tuesday night is ladies night! Start your Tuesday night with a ......read more
UAE, July 2017 – VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN) is excited to announce an exciting lineup of summer movie highlights on Paramount Channel, the fastest growing brand in the VIMN’s international portfolio (OSN Channel No. 34). Paramount Channel offer audiences a rich variety of blockbuster movies, contemporary series and behind-the-scenes features.
Sit back and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2017: VIACOM International Media Networks (VIMN) is excited to announce a variety of new content on Nickelodeon HD (OSN Channel 355), Nick Toons (OSN Channel 357) and Nick Jr. (OSN Channel 356) this August. This is a viewing experience not to be missed!
For the Harper family, four heads are definitely better than one. Siblings Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn have ......read more
Execution of Enterprise Firewall Strategy and Fortinet’s Security Fabric Solutions Evaluated in the Latest Gartner Report
Dubai, UAE, July 16, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Network Firewalls1. The report evaluated ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s June 20, 2017, "Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls).” The quadrant is based on an assessment of a company’s ability to execute and completeness of vision. ......read more
Fortinet Positioned the Highest for Ability to Execute in the UTM Market
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been recognized as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls)1 for the eighth consecutive time. Gartner recognized ......read more
July 12, 2017: Lei Jun, Founder and CEO of leading global technology company, Xiaomi, has announced a breakthrough achievement at smartphone all-hands meeting held recently - revealing that the company has shipped 23.16 million smartphones in Q2 2017, reflecting an increase of 70 per cent from the previous quarter--marking a record high for Xiaomi’s quarterly smartphone ......read more
AIP10, a highly versatile enterprise network access point, is capable of delivering high speed, long distance connectivity, indoors and outdoors.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 12, 2017: AXILSPOT, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, unveiled its latest rugged, outdoor, long distance Access Point - AIP10 in the Middle East and Africa. The new AIP10 Access Point is ......read more
Qatar Mobile Prices have dropped 57% since 2008
Dubai, UAE, July 12, 2017: Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) participated in the ‘Telecommunications Retail Price Benchmarking for Arab Countries’ study by AREGNET which compares the prices of a range of telecoms services across the GCC, Arab and OECD (Organisation of Economic Co-operation and ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, July 12, 2017: The 2017 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) providers has just been released and CloudHPT are recognized in the “Visionary” quadrant.
CloudHPT is the cloud division of UAE based managed service provider, BIOS Middle East. CloudHPT is the only cloud platform located in the Middle East region to feature in the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 12th JULY, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced the next generation of Red Hat OpenShift Online, the industry’s first open source, container-native, multi-tenant cloud platform. Based on the same Linux container- and Kubernetes-based foundation as the award-winning Red Hat OpenShift Container ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2017 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired Arjo Systems SAS, a provider of physical and digital identity solutions for secure government ID applications. Arjo Systems gives HID Global broader capabilities to deploy electronic identification (eID) and ePassport solutions for government ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, has announced the purchase of traceable renewable electricity from Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA’s) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai. Through collaboration with ECOHZ, Philips Lighting is the first major international company to secure its ......read more
New Sustainability Report Outlines Targets to Cut Supply Chain GHG Intensity and Empower Factory Workers, also Shares New Recycling Goal
HP announces a new goal to reduce first-tier production supplier and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity 10% by 2025, compared to 20151
In addition, HP has set a new goal to double factory ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 10th July, 2017 – Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) has recognized the Kodak i3500 Scanner with a Summer 2017 Pick Award for Outstanding Light-Production Scanner. The powerful yet compact device was chosen for its exceptional ease of use, low total cost of ownership, superior media handling and outstanding software bundle, which helps make workflows more efficient and workers more ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2017: Artificial Intelligence (AI) will transform accountancy and the profession needs to prepare, according to ICAEW. In a landmark report Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Accountancy, launched today, the accountancy and finance body says the profession needs to accept that machines will take over more and more decision-making tasks from humans, and work out ......read more
The MENA Cloud Alliance (MENACA) provides thought-leading insights that contribute to the regional cloud computing ecosystem
The Alliance comprises global and regional technology leaders with Corporate and Individual Memberships
MENACA’S recently published Cloud Competitiveness Index 2017 offers valuable insights into the region’s cloud industry
Dubai, 10 July 2017: The ......read more
VAT will transform the way trading companies across the GCC conclude business transactions – Be it a SME/ SMB or a Large Enterprise. It is the case for IT Solutions, such as E-Invoice Suite and E-Archive Suite, to ensure smooth transition to the new tax landscape and guarantee on-going VAT compliance.
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Dubai, UAE, July 5, 2017. Fortinet – the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has received the 2017 UAE Network Security Company of the Year award from growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Fortinet received the recognition after Frost & Sullivan evaluated the company’s focus on revenue growth, portfolio diversity, the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 5th July, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of the latest version of Red Hat Cloud Suite. As cloud-native, containerized applications grow in importance to CIOs focused on enterprise digital transformation, IT infrastructure and management technologies need to adapt to the unique needs ......read more
Polycom® RealPresence® Group Series – first standards-based video endpoint to be certified for Microsoft Skype for Business online in Office 365
Polycom® RealConnect™ for Office 365, first and only cloud video interoperability service for Office 365, now available in Europe
Dubai, UAE – July 4, 2017: Polycom, Inc., a leader in enterprise grade ......read more
July 03, 2017: E-City, the leading retailer of a chain of world-class multi-brand electronics retail stores across the UAE and part of the Albatha Group, has announced the Dubai release of the latest range of wireless speakers from Devialet's Phantom Speaker Line -- Gold, Silver and White. The inclusion is the part of E-City's 2017 agenda of expanding exceptional range and in providing ......read more
Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that NSS Labs has rated the Sophos XG Firewall as one of the highest performing firewalls in the industry in its most recent Next-Generation Firewall Group Test Report(1) . The XG Firewall was “Recommended” as one of the top three products for security effectiveness. It passed all stability and ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 3 July 2017: Etisalat today announced the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) undersea cable, the largest global submarine cable system bringing additional international capacity to UAE connecting Europe and Far East.
With this announcement, the submarine cable system is ready and will have the first commercial traffic loaded running into the system. Etisalat is an AAE-1 consortium member ......read more
Online Shoppers in the Middle East can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials
July 3, 2017 – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Amazon (AMZN) and SOUQ.com confirm the official completion of the acquisition of SOUQ.com by Amazon. As the first step of integration, customers can now log on to SOUQ.com using their Amazon credentials.
Joining the Amazon family enables ......read more
Leading Analyst Firm Data Shows Fortinet Increases Sales Momentum and Continues to Deliver More Security Appliances Than Any Other Vendor
Dubai, UAE, July 3, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the results from International Data Corporation’s (IDC) latest Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker. The ......read more