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Record spending on Expo 2020 to give a big fillip to Dubai’s economy

Infrastructure expenditure is due to rise by 46.5% in 2018, accounting for 21% of total spending. Dubai – A record spending of Dh56.6 billion envisaged in Dubai’s expansionary budget for fiscal 2018 will trigger a major jump in investment spending and provide a major boost to the economy, analysts said. The budget, allocating an increased spending to boost infrastructure efficiency, …

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Saudi Tadawul hires Nasdaq for tech ‘transformation’

Tadawul to upgrade its post-trade technology, including registry, depository and risk-management systems, to be completed by the second half of 2020. DUBAI – The Saudi Stock Exchange has taken a major step toward transforming its financial infrastructure after signing a deal with Nasdaq, the US market based in New York. Tadawul, the Riyadh-based market, on Monday announced an agreement with …

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UAE’s Union Insurance appoints Etisalat to manage IT network infrastructure

Union Insurance has appointed Etisalat to manage its core IT network infrastructure which will allow the company to focus on delivering innovative, high-value insurance products to their customers in the UAE. As one of the early adopters of Etisalat’s Managed Telephony and Data Connectivity solutions, Union Insurance is now outsourcing the operations and management of their entire network including LAN …

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Low emissions targets and new cleaner technology are priority for GCC infrastructure companies

Expert to speak at Middle East Concrete and PMV Live 2016 about emerging trends and the impact on heavy machinery industry. Infrastructure companies in the Middle East will have to embrace new technologies in order to make their contribution to a cleaner environment and meet low emissions targets, according to leading industry expert Prasad Mane of Frost & Sullivan. Prasad, …

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Asiacell selects Ericsson for new transmission backbone deal

Asiacell signs an important deal with Ericsson in a new network domain to transform its transmission backbone infrastructure in Iraq. Ericsson will deploy MINI-LINK LH, an innovative solutions in the microwave domain to transform the network across new geographical expansions. This partnership enables Asiacell with the technology and capacity to cater to the increased demand in data traffic over the …

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Dubai Chamber strengthens its leadership in IT

Awarded ISO 20000 from Bureau Veritas for delivering smart services. Demonstrating its commitment to offering a reliable IT service and infrastructure to employees and customers, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been awarded ISO/IEC 20000 -1:2011 certification from French classification organisation Bureau Veritas this month. After a successful completion of a certification audit, Dubai Chamber has been awarded …

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Economic Zones World to spend AED 200 million on TechnoPark infrastructure enhancement

Initiative to boost operational efficiency of resident companies Economic Zones World (EZW) , the global provider of sustainable industrial and logistics solutions, is going to invest AED 200 million on the TechnoPark (TP) infrastructure enhancement, which includes development of new road-network, access gates, as well as the up-gradation of existing road-systems and street lighting. EZW , as a part of …

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University of Oxford explores cooperation with MBRF on UAE environmental infrastructure study

H.E. Jamal bin Huwaireb receives delegation of Environmental Science professors A delegation of Environmental Science professors from the University of Oxford met His Excellency Jamal bin Huwaireb, Managing Director of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), to explore cooperation with MBRF on a major study on environmental infrastructure in the country, particularly Dubai. The delegation included Professor Sarah …

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du’s robust telecommunications infrastructure provides foundation for UAE’s economic growth

Speaking at a panel organised by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority during GITEX 2014, Saleem AlBlooshi, Executive Vice President – Network Development & Operations, du , highlighted the critical role that du ‘s infrastructure is playing to drive economic activity in the region. AlBlooshi said: “In today’s digitised world, we are playing a critical role in the development of the UAE …

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Next-Generation Firewalls: Building a secure Network Infrastructure for Organizations in Lebanon

Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs) are a foundational component for many traditional network security strategies. While nothing is technically wrong with today’s NGFWs, much is wrong with the approach. Most solutions in the market today do exactly as advertised — combine traditional packet filtering with some application control and rudimentary IPS layered on top. While these capabilities are still important, traditional NGFWs …

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