Tag Archives: ICT

Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

Copyright: Marie Dorigny /Editing/Panos

By – Nicola Pearson – SciDev.Net Analysing ever-increasing amounts of data — particularly digital data — is generally considered the Holy Grail of categorising people’s behaviour to target services in line with it. This doesn’t just mean commercial, personalised marketing based on our online habits, but also, in development terms, directing policies to create and target services where they are most …

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Lenovo Delivers Solid 2nd Quarter FY15-16 Operational Results


Restructuring completed, driving traction in Mobile and Enterprise; PC business is strong as ever. Lenovo Group (0992) LNVGY, +0.75% : Revenue was US$12.2 billion, up 16% year-over-year, up 23 percent in constant currency Lenovo grew its PC market share for record high 21.2% share* Lenovo is successfully executing its business realignment plan and is on track to deliver US$ 650 …

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Microsoft announces plans to offer cloud services from the UK


Will deliver Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online from a new UK data center region; completes data center expansions in Ireland and Netherlands; all part of the more than $2 billion spent on cloud infrastructure across Europe Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday announced plans to offer commercial cloud services from the UK. Microsoft Azure and Office …

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Huawei Sets the Bar to Drive ICT Innovation for Smarter Energy at ADIPEC 2015


Huawei shows how innovation in the ICT sector continues to transform oilfield operations to increase profits and efficiency while lower risks. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Huawei , a leading global ICT solutions provider, connected with energy leaders at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2015, showcasing its next generation of smarter Digital Oilfield technologies that …

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GBI joins DE-CIX and UAE-IX Internet Exchanges


GBI becomes an official DE-CIX reseller. Dubai and Frankfurt – DE-CIX, the world’s leading exchange operator, announces today that GBI, a service provider that owns and operates a multilayer carrier neutral network connecting the world to the Middle East, has joined two of its key global Internet exchanges: DE-CIX in Frankfurt, Germany, and UAE-IX in Dubai. In addition, GBI has …

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Unlocking the power of data-driven innovation


SAS National Innovation Summit to bring together UAE’s policymakers and Global thought leaders and key stakeholders. United Arab Emirates: Innovation is becoming increasingly essential and notable within organizations across multiple sectors for improved efficiency and effectiveness in decision-making capabilities. Breakthroughs in data driven technologies have put innovation at the heart of strategies to drive economic success, and is considered as …

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Action kuwait takes online services to new heights with action digital offering

Action Kuwait Country Manager, Amna Al Jarery

Action Global Communications is taking the company’s award-winning, strategic approach to PR and communications into the digital realm through Action Digital. In this fast-changing online environment in Georgia, Action Digital and Action Global Communications will offer wholly integrated and bespoke on and offline communications strategy to help clients widen their reach, engage their consumers helping them use digital communications to …

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Huawei Extends Professional Services Offerings to Enterprises across the Middle East


Investment will add value to region’s increasingly large IT & IP projects requiring high-end technology implementations and management consultancy. Dubai, UAE – Huawei –a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider–today launched a new range of Professional Services offerings for the Middle East. The Professional Services will help organizations to optimize the return on their investments in large-scale …

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3M Gulf Strengthens Presence in GCC


Representative Office inaugurated in the Sultanate of Oman. In line with its ongoing plans to expand its presence in the Middle East and Africa region, 3M , a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, announced today the opening of its office in Oman. The new office was officially inaugurated by Ippocratis Vrohidis, 3M Area Vice President for Middle East and …

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Basic Education Celebrates Teachers During World Teachers Day


Education Department joins the world in celebrating teachers on World Teachers Day. The 5th of October is World Teacher’s day, a day set aside to show appreciation to educators globally as well as to raise awareness and understanding on the work and value of teachers. Under this year’s theme, “Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies”, we as the Department of Basic Education recognise and appreciate …

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