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Tag Archives: ICT

Gartner Says Smart Cities Will Use 1.6 Billion Connected Things in 2016

Smart Commercial Buildings to Lead with 518 Million Connected Things in Use in 2016. Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities* in 2016, an increase of 39 percent from 2015 (see Table 1). “Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of Internet of Things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will …

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20 African ICT experts to take part in Seeds For The Future offered by Huawei in China

Twenty senior technical experts from the AU Commission, Regional Economic Communities, Associations of Regulators and AU Specialized institutions will take part in the training program “Seeds For The Future” organized by Huawei at its Headquarters in China. The training focus on ICT policies and regulations under the program “Seeds for the Future” for two weeks. At the ceremony held today …

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Huawei Latest ICT Innovations to Build a Better Connected KSA at Huawei Day 2015

Huawei revealed new products with far reaching benefits to Education and Government sectors within KSA. Riyadh, KSA, As the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to invest in the development of its country-wide ICT infrastructure, Huawei –the global ICT solutions provider–showcased its latest advanced technologies that enhance big data and cloud computing capabilities, at its special event ‘ Huawei Day’, which …

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SANS Dubai 2016 to Focus On Intrusion Detection and IT Security Essentials

Intrusion Detection In-Depth and ICS/SCADA Security Essentials, January 2016. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – SANS Dubai returns to the Gulf region in January 2016 offering students the opportunity to take two popular SANS courses, both with an associated GIAC certification. The Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort will host SANS training courses SEC503: Intrusion Detection In-Depth, led by SANS Instructor Jess Garcia …

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ICT Spending to Top $260 Billion in 2016 as Digital Transformation Initiatives Take Hold Across the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa

ICT spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) will top $260 billion in 2016 as organizations across the region increasingly embrace digital transformation initiatives in a bid to streamline their costs and bolster their flexibility. That’s according to global technology research and consulting services firm International Data Corporation, which today hosted an event at Dubai’s Madinat Jumeirah to …

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Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

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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