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‘Transition from Virtualization to Cloud Computing will make Middle East Companies More Agile’, Says Expert

As adoption of cloud computing gains momentum in the Middle East, there is still a lot of confusion on account of the large number of offerings available. George DeBono, regional head of Red Hat outlines steps that enterprises should follow in order to successfully migrate to the cloud. For the past few years, cloud computing has been heralded as the …

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Educational Technology Revolution is Transforming Middle East Education Sector; Aligns with International Standards

Government and private initiatives are driving the ‘smart school’ era and bringing the quality of regional education upto international standards, but educational institutions need to make the right technology decisions. In an effort to transform education to align with international standards, governments across the Middle East are turning to the increased integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in schools. …

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Etisalat’s Value MMS service helps businesses in the UAE automate and send rich multimedia content to customers

Etisalat’s Value MMS service provides corporate customers, governmental organizations, multinational companies, SMEs and content providers in the UAE an automated multimedia solution to improve their communication process. Value MMS, Etisalat’s ready-to-use web-based software app, uses the MM7 protocol and allows organizations to send and receive large number of MMS messages for seamless interaction with their target markets. The service allows …

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Untapped Middle East and North Africa Region of Promise for IPTV and OTTtv Delivery

With IPTV subscriber numbers predicted to undergo a huge ten-fold increase, reaching 1.6 million by 2014*, the Middle East and North Africa is undoubtedly a region rich with promise for those within the TV delivery ecosystem. The untapped territory provides the backdrop for this year’s TV Connect Middle East and North Africa, which is set to focus on IPTV, OTTtv, …

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Wanted: better bridges between science and aid efforts

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 17 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – AfricanBrains It is imperative that research is shared between governments and agencies so that resources can be pooled and utilised to maximum effect. But is this realistic? Aid innovators are calling for more interaction with research and development communities, ahead of World Humanitarian Day, reports Imogen …

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Research finds advisers overlooking specialist funds despite potential demand

Parallels with ethical finance may pave the way for future growth Research released today from BLME, the Islamic asset manager, has shown that 61% of UK investment advisers surveyed admitted their limited knowledge of Islamic fund providers has prevented them from recommending their products. This is despite the fact that nearly a fifth of respondents believed their clients would be …

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Gulf states ‘need a more unified approach to R&D

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 15 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – ArabBrains Any economy based on natural resources ultimately needs to realise that these natural resources are finite and in this realisation there must be a shift in thinking. A knowledge based economy is a must for Gulf states. Not only for financial reasons,  it will also …

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Faculty and hi-tech laboratory facilities make Masdar Institute more appealing to summer Interns

UAE National Students Gain Valuable Research Experience from Six-Week Summer Internship Program Student participants in the recently concluded summer internship program have commended the approachable faculty, high-technology laboratory facilities and the right ambience at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology for encouraging research outcomes in clean energy and advanced sustainable technologies. A total of 16 UAE national interns spent six …

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Scientific disciplines must link up to serve development

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 13 August 2012. Marc McIlhone – AfricanBrains Traditionally scientific disciplines have been quite insular in their approach to research but this is about to change. Or so some members of the scientific community hope. So will scientists embrace this new holistic approach or take the easy way out and stick to what …

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Injazat underscores technology’s transformative power in fulfilling Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision

Community outreach, Emiratization part of Injazat ‘s 2012 strategy for ICT-enabled growth. The global technology community has long faced a unique challenge: balancing a focus on technical excellence with social relevance. According to the UAE’s visionary leadership, ICT should not just be simply regarded as a developmental tool, rather, ICT should be recognized as the fabric for the country’s transformation …

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