Tag Archives: Africa

Microsoft Encourages Middle East and Africa enterprises to Embrace Digital Transformation


Digital technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) are predicted to add US$14 trillion to the world’s 20 largest economies by 2030. That’s one fifth of the current world GDP. However, many enterprises in the Middle East and Africa are held back from fully realising digital transformation because of a lack of a clear digital strategy and robust IT policy, …

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Lines of Business Now Funding More than 40% of Enterprise IT Spending as Digital Transformation Sweeps Across the Middle East & Africa

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The influence of lines of business (LoBs) over enterprise IT spending in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) continues to grow, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm’s recently published ‘Worldwide Semiannual IT Spending Guide: Line of Business’ shows that 40.5% of the region’s total enterprise IT spending for 2015 stemmed from business functions rather …

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Women: Middle Eastern, Central Asian, and African Women Leaders in STEM Convene in the United States for TechWomen 2016


Nearly 90 women from 19 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia will arrive in the United States next week for the U.S. Department of State’s TechWomen exchange program. These women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields will collaborate with their American counterparts on specific projects at leading science and technology companies in the …

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dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa boosts team strength ahead of design & hospitality launches


Tony Crinion & Ray Tinston join growth divisions as leading international exhibitions company plans further expansion. dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, has announced the recruitment of two high-profile senior executives as it looks to drive greater growth in its successful Design and Hospitality divisions. Tony Crinion has been welcomed as Portfolio Director …

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GE appoints Joseph Anis as President & CEO for Power Services in the Middle East & Africa


Dubai, UAE – GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. Anis as President and Chief Executive Officer for its Power Services business for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). His appointment follows the move of Azeez Mohammed, who takes on a new role as CEO for GE Energy Connection’s Power Conversion unit based in Paris. Power Services …

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UAE-based Djembe Communications Further Expands Footprint in Africa

Djembe's Managing Director, Mitchell Prathe

Regional Expansion Across Africa with New Wholly Owned Offices in Ghana and Morocco and Near-term Plans for an Office in Mauritius Received key Industry Accolades including Hermes Creative Awards, In2 SABRE Awards and Premios Lusos Awards Shortlisted by The Holmes Report 2016 EMEA Consultancies of the Year in the Category ‘Africa Consultancy of the Year’ Dubai, United Arab Emirates: – …

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Commvault appoints Christian Lang as Vice President Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa


— Industry veteran brings 26 years experience in technology solutions to Commvault to drive continued growth and expansion of the company’s EMEA business — Reading, U.K. – Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in data protection and information management, has announced the appointment of Christian Lang as Vice President Sales of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Responsible for leading and …

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Gulf Petrochem partners with Kirloskar to launch specialist diesel engine oil into the Middle East & Africa

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Gulf Petrochem Group and Kirloskar form strategic partnership to sell diesel engine oil in the Middle East and Africa. Specialist diesel oil able to endure the most formidable conditions. Today, Gulf Petrochem have officially partnered with Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd (KOEL), part of the Kirloskar Group one of India’s largest diversified engineering conglomerates, to launch K-Oil into the Middle East …

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Cisco Predicts Middle East & Africa to have Highest Growth in IP Traffic Worldwide


The MEA region will see a 6-fold growth in IP traffic – the highest growth rate in the world (CAGR of 41%) from 2015-2020 Internet traffic in the MEA region in 2020 will be equivalent to 527x the volume of the entire Internet in the region in 2005 Mobile data traffic in the MEA region will grow 15-fold from 2015 …

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The Kingdom of Bahrain Wins the “Global Best to Invest Award” In the Middle East & Africa

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Economic Development Board – Bahrain has been honored at the eighth annual “Global Best to Invest Awards”, which has recognized the Kingdom as the top country to invest in per capita in the Middle East & Africa. The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked 1st among four GCC countries, with the UAE ranked 2nd, Saudi Arabia ranked 4th and Oman 5th. The …

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