Tag Archives: MENA

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 PA Consulting Group MENA as a global expert in human behaviour security, part of the growing cyber security team

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

Nicolas Roux

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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Facebook highlights tools for MENA entrepreneurs at STEP 2016; Video content sees high adoption rate

Ciaran Quilty

97% of people online in the UAE watch video at least monthly. Participating at the STEP Conference, the Middle East’s largest interactive event for Tech, Digital and Entertainment, Facebook met a diverse mix of entrepreneurial talent successfully growing their business on the platform. Led by Ciaran Quilty, EMEA Director SMB, Facebook who presented a keynote on ‘Brand Building in a …

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Technology startup sector in MENA grows by ten-fold according to BECO Capital


Dubai – BECO Capital, a regional venture capital firm focused on technology investments in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, today said that the tech entrepreneur sector has grown by over ten-fold since the nascent Venture Capital industry emerged four years ago, allowing for more and better quality investments in promising startups. Dany Farha, Co-founder and CEO of BECO Capital …

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