Tuesday , 18 June 2019

Tag Archives: IT

Arabnet and government oficials join hands to build an innovative nation

‘Building an Innovation Nation’ will take place at 9am on June 12th and will include a series of Ministerial-level discussions Under the High Patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Lebanon, General Michel Aoun and in collaboration with Banque du Liban, the 10th edition of ArabNet Beirut conference launches next week on 12-13 June 2019 at the …

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Saudi’s KAUST first Middle East university to chair Europe’s Supercomputing ISC 2020

The ISC 2020 conference, taking place in June in Frankfurt, Germany will tackle HPC in terms of processing, storage, network, HPC algorithms and applications and the convergence of large-scale simulation with machine learning and big data analytics THUWAL, SAUDI ARABIA: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology’s (KAUST) applied mathematics and computational science professor David Keyes is chairing the International …

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Siemon shares new applications impacting network cabling infrastructures across Middle East

Global IT infrastructure specialist Siemon has successfully completed a series of educational events across the Middle East Dubai: Global IT infrastructure specialist Siemon has successfully completed a series of educational events across the Middle East to share knowledge and expertise on the latest developments and trends impacting enterprise, intelligent building and data centre infrastructure. During an Emerging Technology Forum (ETF) …

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Acer Middle East celebrates 27 years of excellence in technology in the region

Reaffirming its leading role in breaking barriers between people and technology Dubai: Reaffirming its leading role in breaking barriers between people and technology and continuing to open up new possibilities for consumers and businesses alike, Acer – one of the world’s top ICT companies, recently celebrated its 27th anniversary in the Middle East. Over the years, Acer has continued to …

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5G is the ‘Future of Connectivity’ and a game changer for the telecom industry, says Etisalat Chief

Etisalat to invest AED 4 billion during 2019 in digital transformation, the mobile and fiber network Etisalat’s pioneering efforts in 5G will pave the way for the ‘Future of Connectivity’ with innovation and digital transformation taking centre stage and leading the company to play a greater role in the digital lives of consumers and enterprises, said Hatem Bamatraf, Chief Technology …

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The Annual HR TECH MENA Summit returns to foster drive for innovation and the future of work

With an aim to achieve workplace excellence and pave the journey for digitization and transformation, the HR Tech MENA Summit is expected to bring over 250 HR & IT Leaders from across the MENA region that represent government, semi-government and private organizations. The 5th Annual HR Tech MENA Summit returns this year bringing HR technology solution providers from around the …

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Coding drive reaches 1mln people

1,025,971 participants completed courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages The Misk Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic foundation, recorded more than one million participants in the second edition of Saudi Codes, the largest initiative of its kind ever held in the Saudi Arabia, at an event in Riyadh. The courses in the MakeCode, JavaScript, and Python programming languages were …

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Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

Global IT spending is anticipated to increase by 3.2 percent and reach $3.8 trillion in 2019 due to growth in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and data centre markets. According to Gartner, spending is shifting from mobile devices to the cloud and data centres. “Despite uncertainty fuelled by recession rumours, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs, the likely scenario …

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Education sector to host over 50% of its workloads in the cloud by 2020

Nutanix-commissioned survey by Vanson Bourne reveals the education sector will benefit from increased security, decreased TCO and ease of management Nutanix has announced the findings of its first ever global Enterprise Cloud Index, which included education institutions’ plans for adopting private, hybrid and public clouds*. The Index found that 55% of educational institutions’ workloads will be running in the cloud …

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Microsoft Supports 4000 Startups Across The MENA Region

One of Satya Nadella’s vision as Microsoft CEO is to empower every organization and individual to achieve more. One of such’s is empowering startups with microsoft technologies to realise their visions. In Africa, Microsoft is realizing this through the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. Various programs like the BizSpark program (now Microsoft for Startups) and the recently launched Head Start program support …

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