Sunday 11 December 2016

UAE developer inks Alpha Data solutions deal

UAE-based Alpha Data, a leading IT company and systems integrator, has implemented managed print services (MPS) for Al Barakah Holding, one of the finest housing developers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, to ensure a secured print environment. Al Barakah previously sought to establish a


Batelco wins top honours at Dubai event

Bahrain's leading telecom services operator Batelco said it has won the ‘Fastest Growing Service Provider Partner of the Year’ award at the Avaya Engage event held in Dubai, UAE.   Batelco is a major ICT vendor in the region and is the largest partner of Avay


Cyber threats ‘exploiting new technologies in 2017’

The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to capitalize on the changing technology landscape, said a report. “Next year will take the cybersecurity industry into new territory after 2


Juniper Networks appoints new MEA manager

US-based Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, has appointed Hatem Hariri as its general manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. In his new role, Hariri will be responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operati


Majority of GCC firms see key role for digitization

Sixty per cent of the companies in the GCC believe that digitalization has the potential to create new business models or lead to a more open culture of innovation, a report said. However, only three per cent of organizations believe they are at an advanced stage of their digital


Fujitsu, DHL partner to develop IoT services

Fujitsu, a global IT major, has announced a strategic co-creation partnership with DHL Supply Chain to develop new services based on wearable technology and the Internet of Things (IoT). Building on its successful managed procurement services collaboration with DHL, which provide


Microsoft wins EU clearance for $26bn LinkedIn buy

Microsoft has won European Union’s (EU) approval for its $26 billion bid for acquisition of LinkedIn, the professional social network after the software giant agreed to safeguards to assuage antitrust concerns, a report said. The EU said it was clearing the deal on the cond


Over 10,000 refugees benefit from coding course

More than 10,000 Middle East refugees and youth boosted their digital economy career prospects with coding courses, as part of the inaugural Refugee Code Week held recently in Beirut, Lebanon. Across Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey – which are among the world’s lar


Ericsson and Zain partner for 5G development

Ericsson and Zain Group entered into an agreement on 5G research and development during the Zain Technology Conference held this week in Amman, Jordan. The collaboration aims to develop w 5G use cases, requirements and deployment scenarios, as well as evaluate performance and app


Veritas Technologies appoints new ME director

US-based Veritas Technologies, a global leader in information management, has appointed Damian Wilk as its new senior regional director for the Middle East region. In his new role, Wilk is set to head the new leadership team based at Dubai, UAE, and will be responsible for the st

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