Wednesday 23 August 2017

KACST provides cloud backup with Veeam

The Internet Services Unit (ISU) of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) in Saudi Arabia has deployed Veeam Availability Suite from Veeam Software in order to provide always-on access to critical data for research. By integrating with VMware VRealize Suite the A


Zain Bahrain to offer social media training courses

Zain Bahrain, a leading telecom provider in the kingdom, is partnering with Social Media Club Bahrain to offer the club’s Social Media Clinic programme to the public. The courses will be held once a month at Zain Tower in the Seef District for a period of six months.


Five bold predictions on Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have an enormous influence on the way we live our lives in the next decade. From enabling hyper-personalisation to saving huge amounts of time on routine tasks, these new tools will fundamentally shift the way we interact with technology in our day-to-day lives


Etisalat launches new Xiaomi smartphones

Etisalat, a top UAE-based telecom provider, has launched the latest Xiaomi smartphones with flexible smartpay options for customer, going as low as Dh42 ($11.43) and at standalone prices starting Dh969 ($263). The latest smartphones to join the Xiaomi portfolio are mainly Mi 6 an


Waseela reports record in-building smart solution projects

Waseela, a leading regional ICT system integrator, is currently engaged in a record number of active projects for in-building wireless coverage and capacity enhancement solutions, following a spike in demand for technology driven by Smart City efforts. Waseela’s engineering


Pure Storage to showcase all-flash data platform

Pure Storage will showcase its latest cloud-enabled, all-flash data platform for cloud at the upcoming Gitex Technology Week, a top show for the IT industry, in Dubai, UAE. The platform is powered by the combination of FlashArray//X, the company’s first all-NVMe, en


NYU Abu Dhabi researchers develop new chip security

Researchers at the New York University Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Design for Excellence (Dfx) lab have developed new innovations in computer chip technology that present landmark achievements in IT security, the university said. Secured by a secret key so that only authorised user


Viva Bahrain named Asia’s Best Employer Brand

Telecom provider Viva Bahrain has been named Asia’s Best Employer Brand Award 2017 in Le Meridien, Singapore, making it the only Middle Eastern telecom company recognized at this level for its HR value proposition. This award, which comes on the heels of the “GCC Best


Iran cloud market 'offers growth for global tie-ups'

Iran’s local cloud providers that operate using/reselling global products must integrate with telecom players for infrastructure, and European/Indian IT solution providers to enhance portfolio capabilities, a report said. The report titled “Iran Cloud Computing Market


Ooredoo Oman offers double data for Hajj travellers

Ooredoo Oman has announced that the new Ooredoo Passport Hajj bundle will offer 2GB of data and 30 voice minutes for just RO10 ($25.90) for the duration of the pilgrims’ stay in Saudi Arabia. This year’s edition of Ooredoo’s annual Hajj promotion includes 100 pe

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