Thursday 28 August 2014

UAE wins ‘Summit Creative Award’ for govt website

The Emirates Identity Authority (Emirates ID) has won the ‘Summit Creative Award’ in the best government website category in a stiff contest that saw organizations from 24 countries from around the world putting up their best. The award


Mobily set to move towards ICT leadership in region

Saudi Arabia-based telecom operator Mobily is set to transform from a telecommunication provider to a leading information, communication and technology (ICT) services provider by 2020. This plan has necessitated the building of data centres across Saudi Arabia, said a statement.


Viva unveils data add-on offers

Viva Bahrain has launched a new set of 4G LTE data add-ons for both postpaid and pre-paid customers. The add-ons are compatible with both 'Unlimited Smart' plans and 'SIM-only' plans, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.


Etisalat offers Lumia post-paid packages

Etisalat, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East and Africa, has introduced post-paid packages for the Lumia handset in the UAE. The new business deals are available in different options catering to various usage patterns and requirements of business customers, a stat


Focus on establishing centralised systems in Mideast firms

Al Falak Electronic Equipment and Supplies, a softwares products division, conducted a session to educate companies on how to establish a centralised system within their organisations. The implementation of a centralised access system and comprehensive security solutions for main


Du declares interim dividend; Q2 revenue up 13pc

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) has declared an interim dividend of Dh0.12 ($0.03) per share at its Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) held yesterday (August 25) in Dubai. Strong performance in revenues during the first six months of 2014 led to the Board proposin


Mideast data centres innovate with SDN: Cisco

Middle East CIOs are demanding more agile data centre infrastructure, leading to rapid adoption of Software Defined Networking (SDN), according to Cisco. It said that in response to the rise in Big Data, business analytics, and sharing of rich media, data centres need to support


VeriFone, ITS unveils EMV-ready payment terminals in Saudi

VeriFone Systems has unveiled two Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)-ready payment terminals from VX Evolution, its latest line of portable and countertop terminals, in the Saudi Arabia market with its partner International Turnkey Systems Group (ITS), an integrated IT solutions and software se


ZTE to sustain massive profit growth

ZTE Corporation, a global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices, has forecast that its net profit will more than triple in the first nine months as the strong momentum in the company’s 4G LTE business is sustained. Net profit attributable


Citrix unveils new versions of Xenapp and XenDesktop

Citrix has announced new releases of XenApp and XenDesktop, extending its market and technology leadership in application and desktop virtualisation and in business-ready workspaces. XenApp and XenDesktop 7.6 are application virtualisation products that allows users to connect to their

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