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Zain receives M&O Data Center Certification from Uptime Institute

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, received the M&O (Management and Operation) Data Center Certification by Uptime Institute – the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of data centers, making it the first telecom operator in Kuwait and the third in the region to receive this prestigious certification. Zain’s …

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Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’

In a similar survey conducted in 2017, just a quarter of the managers agreed that these issues at the top of their list of concerns Digital adoption ‘among top concerns for businesses’ • Digital adoption: 66 per cent (vs 23 per cent in 2017) • Cybersecurity: 63 per cent (vs 24 per cent in 2017) • Financial management: 38 per …

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Fraunhofer Forges the future from Sharjah

Europe’s largest research organization joins Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park Sharjah – The Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) has announced that Fraunhofer, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, will have a presence at the Science Park. An agreement has been signed with SRTI Park to launch a Research and Development Center for Fraunhofer, a leading global German …

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60 young debaters from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and the Balkans met in Malta to debate a sustainable 2030 future

The overall objective of the Young Mediterranean voices programme is to empower young people to enhance a culture of dialogue to contribute to public policy “It is our duty to build the next generation of Euro-Mediterranean dialogue leaders to transform debate into action for a sustainable future. This was stated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion Carmelo …

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Emirates College of Technology moves to New Campus in Abu Dhabi to accommodate Strong growth

ECT’s new state-of-the-art campus is located in the heart of the capital at Al Najada street, adjacent to DED; accommodating more students and new areas for academic and co-curricular activities Emirates College of Technology (ECT), one of UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities accredited for quality higher education, has transferred to its new campus located in the heart of Abu …

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SAE brings in summer with the launch of Mega Summer Camps and its Scholarship Fund

Students will produce their own films, gain a holistic understanding of 3D production processes, experience what it is like to be a sound engineer and more SAE, the world’s leading educator in creative media industries will host comprehensive creative media camps in Film-making and in Animation during the upcoming summer break for students aged 10 – 16 in the UAE. …

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Batelco launches first 5G device in Bahrain

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was tested on Batelco’s 5G network by a professional gamer Batelco, a leading digital solutions provider in Bahrain, has launched Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, the first 5G network supported device in the kingdom. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 was tested on Batelco’s 5G network by a professional gamer who commented on the speed of the device …

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Appointment of regional Vice Chair of World Green Building Council’s MENA region

Engineer Al Shamari has been appointed on a two-year term for his leadership in the green building movement Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, Director, Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation, has been appointed Regional Vice Chair of the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Network – a group of green building …

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Zain Group launches ‘WE ABLE’ initiative, aiming to be Disability Inclusive by 2022

Program is the brainchild of Zain Vice-Chairman and Group CEO, Bader Al-Kharafi embracing Zain’s highly impactful Diversity and Inclusion activities Committing to Equal Access to Opportunities for all WE ABLE coincides with Zain Group signing up to the International Labor Organization (ILO) Global Business and Disability Network Charter Initiative will provide more jobs and training for people with special needs …

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Digitalising the Middle East

Naji Kazak, Kodak Alaris’ General Manager for the Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Russia highlights digital progress in the Middle East and its importance. What are your views on digitisation trends in this region? Digital transformation is a hot topic in the Middle East. You look at governments and financial institutions and you feel the importance of going digital to …

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