Tag Archives: ICT

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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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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Is it necessary to teach poor kids to code?

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By SciDev.Net – Joshua Howgego Idit Harel got something of a hostile reception when she announced to a room full of social entrepreneurs that it is necessary to teach kids in poor countries to code. “Coding is the new writing,” she said. The response was indignant from most of the entrepreneurs assembled yesterday for a session on technology in education ...

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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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Visa to Open Innovation Centre in UAE

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Innovation centre to foster collaboration among Visa technologists, clients and developers across Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Dubai – Visa (NYSE:V), the global leader in electronic payments, announced today that it will invest in an innovation centre in Dubai, UAE. Dubai is Visa’s regional headquarters for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEMEA).The new centre ...

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Cybersecurity remains a top priority and concern in the Middle East

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Global I.T. gurus to unravel dangers of cybercrimes at the 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference 2015 Middle East cybersecurity market to be worth USD9.56 billion by 2019 First Gulf Enterprise Mobility Exhibition and Conference (GEMEC) to discuss Mobility & Security for Middle East Government & Enterprise 26 February 2015, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: As news reports are abuzz ...

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UAE Cybersecurity Threat Landscape “More Intense and Complex Than Ever”

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New survey among top IT decision-makers highlights growing threats and need for action New findings revealed ahead of this month’s IDC Summit in Dubai. 81% of surveyed IT decision-makers believed their organization was more vulnerable than ever to cybersecurity threats. Only 8% confident their organisation has consistent IT security measures across entire IT network. 82% ranked their organisation’s vulnerability to ...

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