UAE’s Digital Economy Risks Competitive Advantage Without Modernized Information Management


Middle East Data Center Market to Top USD 5 Billion by 2019: Gartner. The UAE’s Digital Economy risks losing its competitive advantage under a tsunami of data, unless businesses adopt advanced information management, industry experts announced today. Businesses using modern data centers – which can be scalable, software-defined, and use high-performance flash storage – are able to analyse massive amounts …

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LinkedIn, Facebook, Dell and Ericsson launch Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) chapter in Middle East


LinkedIn, Dell , Facebook and Ericsson held the first ever MENA Connecting Women in Technology (CWIT) event in Dubai earlier this week. CWIT, a collaborative initiative which started with 15 technology companies in Ireland, was created to attract and retain women in the technology industry. The MENA chapter aims to drive initiatives that encourage and support a culture of innovation …

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Gulf Software Distribution and NetSuite sign strategic agreement to drive cloud ERP in Middle East

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New Subsidiary of Gulf Business Machines, the Region’s Largest IT Solutions Provider, Launches NetSuite Practice to Meet Growing Demand for Cloud ERP NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry’s leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that Gulf Software Distribution (GSD) has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Partner Program as a strategic partner. GSD …

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The Sustainable City welcomes Dubai Properties delegation

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Mohammed Al Habbai visits the first fully integrated and operational sustainable community in the region. A delegation from Dubai Properties (DP) visited ‘The Sustainable City’ (TSC) – the region’s first fully integrated and operational sustainable community – in Dubai this week. Mohammed Al Habbai, Chief Executive Officer for Urban Planning and Infrastructure of Dubai Properties , led the DP party …

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du selects Ericsson as IT managed services partner


Ericsson enters into long-term partnership to manage and operate du ‘s IT infrastructure Ericsson assumes end-to-end responsibility for IT infrastructure, application operations, and security compliance Ericsson’s global tools, processes and ways of working to improve performance and support high-quality customer experiences Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and du , a telecommunications operator based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have agreed a new …

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The Dubai Green Economy Partnership showcases the efforts from the Public and Private sector to enhance the level of low-carbon and sustainable development

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Latest Green Leadership Series Discusses Outcomes of Paris Agreement and its Impact on Public- Private Partnerships in the UAE. Dubai United Arab Emirates – In line with the UAE’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the Climate Conference COP21, the latest edition of Dubai Green Leadership Series (GLS) organized by Dubai Science Park and Dubai Green Economy Partnership discussed ways …

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Panasonic showcases strength in visual solutions for booming industries in Qatar


Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa in collaboration with Techno Q, in Qatar organized a seminar, on 11th May and 12th May 2016 to showcase its strength in visual solutions for various booming industries in the country. The seminar addressed patrons from the education sector and consultants. GCC’s audio visual market has turned into one of the world’s fastest growth …

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Zain announces group-wide partnership with leading hotel site to reward customers


Service now available in Zain operations in Kuwait and Iraq, other countries to follow soon Reservations made through a dedicated Zain URL are converted to additional complimentary mobile services Kuwait – Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator with operations in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces a ground-breaking agreement with to offer Zain customers …

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Renewables ‘vital’ to Saudi Arabia’s economic diversification, says DC PRO engineering chief


Saudi Vision 2030 targets production of 9.5 GW of renewable energy by 2022 and 54 GW by 2040. George Berbari, CEO of DC Pro Engineering, urges Kingdom to transition to Tri-Generation & Renewable District Cooling. Riyadh – One of the world’s foremost voices in pioneering District Cooling technologies believes public and private sector entities across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia …

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Abu-Ghazaleh: Lebanon Must Embrace Technology


Beirut – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), highlighted the role of technology in building Lebanon which will lead to its prosperity and sustainable development. Speaking at a seminar held by Notre Dame University- Louaize (NDU) in Lebanon under the theme ‘Building the Structure of Lebanon: A Dream or Reality,’ Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said, “Rapid developments in …

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