ICT

SAS and EBTIC’s strategic partnership to boost UAE’s knowledge-based economy

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SAS to provide its analytics platform to help EBTIC create value out of UAE’s data assets. United Arab Emirates – With governments and organisations collecting more data than ever before, harnessing this data for hidden insight will be a key competitive differentiator and potentially lead to new waves of productivity, growth and innovation for the UAE. SAS – the leader ...

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Smart world Launches Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions in the UAE

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The new offering leverages the virtualized capabilities of the Altitude uCI 8 platform to deliver Altitude’s flagship contact center applications in a cloud-based service model Dubai-based Focus Point Selects Smartworld Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions Dubai – Smart world has selected Altitude Software to Launch the first Cloud Customer Engagement Solutions in the UAE. Smartworld is a joint venture between Etisalat ...

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ChinaNetCenter joins Etisalat’s SmartHub

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Facilitates faster access to Chinese Internet content Etisalat announced today that ChinaNetCenter, the leading cloud platform provider and the global network in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services and web optimization solutions from China, has joined Etisalat’s SmartHub network to bolster end-user experience across the region. ChinaNetCenter is a leading cloud platform and a branded trade name of the company registered ...

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Abu Dhabi University launches student oriented social hub “MyADU.net”

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In line with Abu Dhabi University ‘s mission of nurturing student talents, the University has recently launched a new student-oriented social platform titled “My ADU .net”. The unique website which caters to students and graduates was created, designed and launched as a collaborative effort between a team of talented Abu Dhabi University students and the University’s Student Engagement and Development Office (SEDO). The website features student ...

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Huawei Launches 2015 Global Connectivity Index for Countries: Benchmarking Digital Economy Transformation

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Huawei released its 2015 Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for countries, benchmarking 50 economies in terms of connectivity, ICT usage, and digital transformation, providing an indicator of which countries are best poised for development and growth, and an ICT planning reference for policymakers looking to embrace the digital economy. The 2015 edition of the GCI sees a more comprehensive and advanced ...

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Cloud Spending to See Huge Growth in 2015 as Growing ICT Maturity Spurs Saudi Businesses to Embrace Managed Services

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The outsourcing, managed services, and datacenter services market in Saudi Arabia is expected to total $570.6 million in 2015, according to a recent study published by International Data Corporation (IDC). The market is set to grow 16.2% year on year, primarily driven by increased spending on network and desktop outsourcing, , and hosting infrastructure services. The cloud market, in particular, ...

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Batelco First and Only Telecom to Provide 300 Mbps Broadband Package

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Unbeatable Offer with Highest Speeds and Thresholds Manama, Bahrain: Batelco , the Kingdom’s leading Broadband solutionsprovider is once again taking the lead in the market by being the first Provider to deliver a 300Mbps residential Broadband package. The highest speed package is designed to address the increasing demand for high speeds and thresholds. Batelco ‘s 300Mbps package features 25Mb upload, ...

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Ooredoo Launches Pioneering Global Mobile Service ‘Email Everywhere’

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Get Your Office Email and WhatsApp Messages – Before you get Your Luggage Muscat, Oman Ooredoo has launched a global first with its Email Everywhere – Global (EEG) package, a subscription based data roaming add-on for business mobile customers. The package allows customers to send and receive office emails and WhatsApp messages when they are roaming anywhere in the world, ...

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Equinix to highlight cloud adoption opportunities at Cloud World Forum MENA

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Cloud & IT services director expresses need for more cloud service providers in the region Dubai – Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, today announced its participationin the upcoming Cloud World Forum MENA, the leading cloud computing event in the Middle East & North Africa. During the three-day event slated to take place at the Habtoor Grand Hotel, ...

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Access to Better Technology A Top Driver For Cloud Adoption

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Cost savings important, but process efficiencies and productivity are top benefits for businesses An Oracle-sponsored (http://www.oracle.com) IDC study into Software as a Service (SaaS) adoption highlighted that along with cost savings, process efficiencies and productivity were the key benefits to businesses implementing the cloud technology. In-depth interviews were with CIOs and decision makers from 160 organisations with 500 employees or ...

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