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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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Nawras successfully completes first stage testing of new turbocharged network in Wilayat Al Amerat

Customers to get faster broadband speed, wider and deeper 3G+ coverage Nawras, Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, has completed the first stage of extensive testing ahead of turbocharging its network in Al Amerat. Over 40,000 people living and working in the Wilayat will be the first in the country to enjoy the new, enhanced 3G+ technology in September this year. …

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Broadband access ‘must expand to include poor’

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 22 June 2012. The Rio+20 summit has highlighted a new concerns for the Worlds poor,  access to broadband  and  ICT skills. These two areas have been targeted as sustainable goals, so as to close the technology gap opening up exponentially as we accelerate through the digital age. Some may argue that the …

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ICT Fund signs Scholarship Agreements for UAE Students with Universities in the Country

Proceeding from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) endeavor to promote its position globally in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) fields and to meet the growing needs of the country for specialized graduates from the UAE in related fields, the ICT Fund -a Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) initiative- signed several agreements with a number of renowned universities to sponsor 114 Emirati …

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