Tuesday 28 April 2015

Managed services outlook ‘upbeat’ in the UAE

The outlook for the UAE’s managed services industry remains bright, with average growth expected in the double-digit level this year and the coming years, according to STME, a leading solutions provider and systems integrator in the Middle East. Managed services involve the


Redington Value signs 3 new partnerships at Gisec

Redington Value, the value-added distribution division of Redington Gulf, a leading IT distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has signed three new partnerships at this year’s edition of the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (Gisec 2015), which concludes today (April 28) in


GBM launches VersaStack infrastructure solution

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), a leading provider of customised IT solutions in the Gulf, has launched VersaStack Solution, an integrated infrastructure, in partnership with IBM and Cisco at a series of exclusive events in the UAE. VersaStack Solution is the world’s first in


Mideast data centre market set to top $390m

The value of the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is expected to reach $397.1 million in 2017 – up from $41.6 million in 2012 - at a compound annual growth rate of 57 per cent, a report said. “The increase


Wynyard Group to expand operations in Middle East

New Zealand-based Wynyard Group, a leader in risk management and crime fighting software, continues to maintain its steady momentum in the Middle East by expanding its operations and securing new customers in the region. According to Wynyard, the GCC is New Zealand's fifth la


Du net profit falls 0.6pc, misses estimates

UAE-based telecom operator du has reported a 0.6 per cent fall in first-quarter profit, missing analysts' estimates as it paid a higher tax rate than a year earlier and its mobile subscriber base shrunk slightly. The company, which ended rival Etisalat's domestic monopoly in 20


Etisalat offers free international minutes to Nepal

Leading telecommunication company Etisalat is offering the Nepali community in UAE five free outgoing international minutes to call their family and loved ones in Nepal, as a goodwill gesture due to the huge loss caused by the earthquake. To avail this offer, customers can send a


Silver Peak wins 5-start rating in CRN’s directory

Silver Peak, a leader in building software-defined WANs (SD-WAN), has won a five-star rating in The Channel Company’s (CRN) 2017 Partner Program Guide. This annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products


Etisalat to raise $500m through 2019 bond tap

UAE's leading telecommunications operator Etisalat will raise up to $500 million through a re-opening of its June 2019 bond, which is expected to price later on Tuesday, a document from lead arrangers showed. Price guidance for the issue has been set in the area of 80 basis p


Cisco launches new advanced malware protection

Cisco has unveiled a host of new capabilities and services that give security professionals extensive intelligence and analysis on potential compromises and solutions to protect against, respond to and recover from attacks. The AMP Threat Grid is part of the Cisco Advanced Malwar

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