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Unilever partners with Microsoft’s MSN to deliver digital content across MENA

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MSN will deliver content on Unilever products to a wider audience in the regions across multiple platforms in both English and Arabic. Unilever Middle East and North Africa has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft to be their food and drink content partner within the Lifestyle section of the MSN. Starting June, this seven-month long integrated content partnership enables ...

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Partners with Pacific Controls Cloud Services

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Dubai’s integrated free zone technology park, has signed an agreement with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) for the adoption and delivery of their cloud services. Cloud promises to revolutionize the future of IT service delivery by enabling a faster and more flexible way to meet ...

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HMC Launches New Bi-Lingual Website

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Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) today launched a new website, www.hamad.qa, in both English and Arabic. The site contains information on hospitals, services, education and research endeavors, and enables visitors to check their appointment or find a doctor. In addition, there are areas where visitors can find health information, find out what to expect when visiting one of HMC’s services and ...

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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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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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