Microsoft brings cloud power to non-profits in UAE


    Company to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next three years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs worldwide Microsoft increases its cloud offering to NGOs by adding Microsoft Azure to the suite As part of its Microsoft Philanthropies division and its ‘Modern Non-profit’ campaign, Microsoft has announced that it will be making Microsoft Azure available toeligible …

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UAE’s Al Yah Satellite Communications appoints Mona Al Muhairi as Chief Human Capital Officer


Abu Dhabi, UAE – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat), the UAE-based satellite operator which is fully owned by Mubadala, has appointed Mona Al Muhairi as Chief Human Capital Officer. Mona has more than 20 years of human capital experience and she has been promoted to the role having previously held the position of Executive Director – Human Capital …

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RTA inks MoU with Huawei on the sideline of its participation in GITEX 2016


RTA – Nashwan Atta’ee The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) signed MoU with the Huawei International Co. Limited on the sideline of its participation in the 36th GITEX Technology Week that takes place on 16-20 October 2016 the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). Abdulla Al Madani, CEO of Corporate Technology Support Services Sector signed the MoU on behalf of …

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Facebook Holds Social Media Workshops for Small Businesses at GITEX Startup Movement


Throughout the week at GITEX, young entrepreneurs have had the unique opportunity to benefit from the experience and expertise of some of the world’s most successful startup heroes at the GITEX Global Startup Movement. Perhaps the most renowned startup success story, Facebook drew major attention this week at its series of social media workshops held at the event. Lead by …

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DubaiStartupHub stand attracts over 200 entrepreneurs at Gitex


During the first three days of its participation in the 35th Gitex Technology Week, the stand of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly-launched online platform DubaiStartupHub attracted over 200 business ideas from start-ups who pinned their projects onto a giant digital billboard displaying the map of Dubai. This magnetic tool is inviting investors to express interest in the projects …

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Ministry of Interior deploys Cisco Collaboration Solution Across its UAE Operations

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Cisco and Ministry of Interior (MoI) sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive technology innovation, enable MoI to stay at the forefront of technological updates and harness latest trends. Collaboration deployment one of the largest in the UAE; delivers communication efficiencies, higher flexibilityand increased reach across MoI departments at reduced costs. Dubai, UAE – October 20, 2016: Cisco and the …

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Masdar unveils new licences for clean-tech at GITEX

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Additional licensing categories will empower UAE start-ups to bring their innovative ideas in clean technology and sustainability to market. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Masdar City, one of the world’s most sustainable urban developments, is introducing new licences to encourage entrepreneurs to set up within the City’s business free zone. The announcement coincides with the 36th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) …

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MENA businesses will have to re-invent their IT strategies to survive in a digital economy, say Equinix experts


Equinix introduces ‘Interconnection Oriented Architecture™’ at GITEX to help companies migrate to the Cloud. Dubai, UAE – Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, is showcasing solutions that can help MENA businesses digitally transform, at GITEX Technology Week, from 16th until the 20th of October. As we enter the Interconnected Era, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are facing new challenges. …

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“Cyber security should not be an afterthought for an organisation, it should be at the heart of the thought itself” – Osman Sultan


du’s third cyber security conference, sponsored by partner-sponsor Huawei, and presenting sponsors Cisco, HP, IBM, Oracle, Nokia, and others, welcomed 12 regional and international speakers to discuss the global importance of cyber security and its relevance in the UAE. Dubai, UAE – du’s highly anticipated Cyber Security Conference, which was held at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai on October 9, 2016, …

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WiFi UAE expands its footprint in Abu Dhabi ­­­­­with its latest roll out at Marina Mall


du enables visitors to browse the internet or connect on social media with seamless WiFi connectivity. Dubai – Accessing internet applications just got easier for enthusiastic shoppers in Abu Dhabi with the new rollout of WiFi UAE at Marina Mall. Now you can experience more than just the thrill of shopping – update your social media with pictures or send …

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