Tag Archives: IT

Data doesn’t always tell the whole story

Copyright: Marie Dorigny /Editing/Panos

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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Etisalat highlights risk of cyber threats and strategic solutions for enterprises in the UAE


Etisalat ‘s participation at the recently concluded Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit held 2-3 November was marked with discussions around region’s threat landscape and the strategic and tactical countermeasures to manage risks in diverse business environments. As a trusted security service provider of the UAE market, Etisalat further elaborated on its strategic security perspective presented last year in the …

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Aging IT is the biggest threat to banks today


Innovative banking solutions provider to reveal what banks need to do to stay profitable in the age of digitization at the Banking Technology Summit this month. Cairo, Egypt, Banks’ aging IT environment is inappropriate to today’s banking challenges, according to banking solutions provider Temenos. Speaking ahead of the 4th Annual Banking Technology Egypt Summit, set to take place in Cairo …

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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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International School Al Koura Upgrades to Skoolee v5.0 from White Mountain Technologies


International School Al Koura (www.is-koura.com) was founded in 1985 in Beitroumine, Koura, Lebanon, to provide quality K-12 education to the community. ISK pursues diversified academic offerings and promotes the process questioning in order to get to higher levels of knowledge. ISK has been using Skoolee since 2008. It is one of the first and foremost schools to adopt Skoolee, the …

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Unlocking the power of data-driven innovation


SAS National Innovation Summit to bring together UAE’s policymakers and Global thought leaders and key stakeholders. United Arab Emirates: Innovation is becoming increasingly essential and notable within organizations across multiple sectors for improved efficiency and effectiveness in decision-making capabilities. Breakthroughs in data driven technologies have put innovation at the heart of strategies to drive economic success, and is considered as …

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Batelco Supporting Ministry of Education Digital Empowerment Project


Working towards a Knowledge Based Economy. Manama, Bahrain: Batelco , in line with its commitment to educational initiatives is proud of its long standing partnership with the Ministry of Education. Both national organisations have collaborated over many years to foster educational programmes that support the youth of the Kingdom of Bahrain. Accordingly, Batelco is delighted to support the Ministry of …

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Oman and Malaysia tie up to boost cybersecurity

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The Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Malaysia signed on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of cybersecurity. Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of the Information Technology Authority ( ITA ) and Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab CEO of Cybersecurity Malaysia signed the agreement on behalf of the two countries. This agreement comes to continue the …

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