Tag Archives: MENA

Sheraa collaborates with MENA’s top universities to form consortium of regional entrepreneurs

‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ will support new businesses in expanding their footprint in the region Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Sheraa – a launch pad for aspiring young entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates – recently joined leading universities of the region in a bid to combine forces with their entrepreneurship programs. ‘Shabakah: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Power’ is a consortium created by …

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King attends 2016 MENA ICT Forum

His Majesty King Abdullah II, Wednesday, attended the opening ceremony of the Middle East and North Africa Information and Communications Technology (MENA ICT) forum, dubbed “Digitizing the Economy.” Organized by the Information and Communications Technology Association (Int@J) in cooperation of communications ministry, the forum aims at developing the telecommunications sector in the Kingdom by moving towards a digital economy, placing …

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MENA businesses will have to re-invent their IT strategies to survive in a digital economy, say Equinix experts

Equinix introduces ‘Interconnection Oriented Architecture™’ at GITEX to help companies migrate to the Cloud. Dubai, UAE – Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company, is showcasing solutions that can help MENA businesses digitally transform, at GITEX Technology Week, from 16th until the 20th of October. As we enter the Interconnected Era, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) are facing new challenges. …

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Low Salaries the Number One Factor Contributing to Stress in the MENA Workplace

Beirut – While much of the stress we experience comes from our personal lives, sometimes, a person’s stress can be caused by, or made worse, by work. In its poll entitled, ‘Stress in the MENA Workplace’, Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading job site, investigates the various factors that contribute to stress in workplaces across the MENA region. The poll has …

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Dubai’s BMA Studio architecture start-up win big at prestigious MENA real estate awards

Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 honors BMA Studio, a local boutique architecture firm for four projects at prestigious awards ceremony in Dubai. Dubai’s BMA Studio have been honored at the Africa and Arabia Property Awards 2016 which took place at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on the 22nd September. The Dubai based boutique architect firm were recognized for …

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Discovery Networks selects du as the preferred partner for broadcasting of new television channels in MENA region

Agreement to facilitate launch of brand new Discovery Networks channels, DKids HD, DLife HD and DMAX HD. Discovery Networks today announced it has signed an agreement with du as its official playout and distribution service provider across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As a result of the agreement, du will offer its expertise to manage the transmission …

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PA Consulting Group MENA bolsters cyber security capabilities with new senior appointment

Lydia Kostopoulos joins regional team of consulting, technology and innovation firm. PA Consulting Group Middle East and North Africa has appointed one of the region’s most influential cyber security experts to join its growing team working to help clients mitigate the human risk in information security. Lydia Kostopoulos PhD is a global expert in human behaviour security who was recently …

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JustProperty Accelerates MENA Expansion Drive with Launch of Egyptian Property Portal

JustProperty emerges as the region’s fastest growing property portal, continuing to innovate and expand on its technologically advanced platform across key real estate markets in MENA JustProperty.com, one of the the region’s oldest and fastest growing online real estate marketplaces, has launched a dedicated property portal in Egypt: JustProperty Egypt (www.justproperty.com.eg). The new bi-lingual portal is the latest entrant to …

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Nicolas Roux joins LinkedIn MENA as Head of Agencies

LinkedIn MENA has announced that it has appointed industry veteran Nicolas Roux as its first ever Head of Agencies for MENA’s LinkedIn Marketing Solutions, based out of Dubai, UAE. In his role, Roux will be responsible for the strategic partnerships and executive-level engagements with key media holding companies and all of the agencies within them. He will further lead, advice …

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Ericsson outlines its 5G strategy at 5G World Series MENA

Ericsson has been partnering on 5G with 21 major operators globally including Etisalat , Turkcell and Ooredoo in the Middle East Ericsson showcases how 5G will enable organizations to move into new markets and build new revenue streams Ericsson marked a strong presence at this year’s 5G World Series, formerly LTE MENA, outlining its strategy to drive 5G in the …

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