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Tag Archives: ICT

SAMENA Council Partners with Booz & Co. to push for ICT policy evaluation and incentivizing digitization in the region

 The SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced that it is embarking upon one of the South Asia – Middle East – North Africa region’s most unique policy assessment initiatives, envisioned to provide a detailed account of the ICT policy regimes and the need to incentivize digitization in the SAMENA region, where some of the most competitive, technology-savvy, and tough regulatory environments …

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‘Transition from Virtualization to Cloud Computing will make Middle East Companies More Agile’, Says Expert

As adoption of cloud computing gains momentum in the Middle East, there is still a lot of confusion on account of the large number of offerings available. George DeBono, regional head of Red Hat outlines steps that enterprises should follow in order to successfully migrate to the cloud. For the past few years, cloud computing has been heralded as the …

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Educational Technology Revolution is Transforming Middle East Education Sector; Aligns with International Standards

Government and private initiatives are driving the ‘smart school’ era and bringing the quality of regional education upto international standards, but educational institutions need to make the right technology decisions. In an effort to transform education to align with international standards, governments across the Middle East are turning to the increased integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in schools. …

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Injazat underscores technology’s transformative power in fulfilling Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision

Community outreach, Emiratization part of Injazat ‘s 2012 strategy for ICT-enabled growth. The global technology community has long faced a unique challenge: balancing a focus on technical excellence with social relevance. According to the UAE’s visionary leadership, ICT should not just be simply regarded as a developmental tool, rather, ICT should be recognized as the fabric for the country’s transformation …

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Alliance Storage Technologies Expands Distribution in the Middle East and Africa with Forefront Technologies

Alliance Storage Technologies, Inc. (ASTI) and Forefront Technologies, an IT distributor in the Middle East, have combined their collective strengths to sell and support ASTI’s professional data archiving product line. Forefront Technologies, based in Dubai, is a major IT Distribution operation with a primary focus on Document Imaging Hardware / Storage Systems and Solutions. “The demand for archival storage solutions …

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Middle East IT Managers Need a New Campus Network Approach to Prevent Business and IT Collision

A modern corporate campus network is crucial for unified Communications, cloud computing and virtualization to be a success. However due to shrinking IT budgets, CIOs and IT managers in the Middle East are finding it difficult to balance the cost/ value proposition of campus network solutions and need to look for innovative solutions. The Campus network is the entry point …

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Unlocking North Africa’s Potential through Regional Integration – New AfDB Report

“Unlocking North Africa’s potential through regional integration” is the title of a new report published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), which examines the key issues and challenges facing regional integration in the North African countries across a number of thematic areas, including: (i) energy; (ii) climate change and environment; (iii) financial sector; (iv) trade facilitation and transport; (v) …

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Mobily Taps IBM for Business Transformation In Agreement Valued At About $280 million

Five year agreement helps fastest growing Telecommunications company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to offer improved services to its mobile clients. Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced a 5-year agreement worth approximately $280 million to provide comprehensive IT solutions for the Saudi Arabian company. As the fastest growing telecommunications company in Saudi Arabia, Mobily has experienced …

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Mobile, Social, Visual and Virtual: Cisco Unveils Even More Ways to Collaborate For Customers in the Middle East

  Cisco WebEx Study Shows Small Business Owners Will Spend Up to Four Weeks Working Remotely During the July/August Holiday Months and Use Online Tools and Web Collaboration to Stay in Touch July and August may be a time for taking time out from the busy day-day work agenda’s, but small business owners in the Middle East can’t afford to …

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Planned for Qatar

  GEW Qatar Board to organize week of activities to promote entrepreneurship Doha, Qatar July 4, 2012: Qatar will join over 100 other countries in participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week, a worldwide initiative that celebrates the innovators and job creators who launch startup businesses and drive economic growth. This will be the first year in which Qatar has had a …

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