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Abu Dhabi acquisition of TES Survey Equipment Services expands Ashtead Technology’s Middle East capabilities

Ashtead Technology has announced the acquisition of Abu Dhabi based TES Survey Equipment Services LLC for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will enable the leading independent provider of subsea equipment and services to the offshore oil and gas industry to significantly increase its customer service offering in the Middle East, a region which has strong growth potential for Ashtead. Established …

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PwC Middle East appoints global digital expert as chief digital & data officer

PwC Middle East, one of the world’s leading professional services firms with over 4,000 people and 21 offices across the region, has appointed global digital transformation expert Steve Plimsoll as its Chief Digital & Data Officer. With 20 years of experience, Steve specialises in using data and technology to design, deliver and execute customer centric disruptive digital solutions with a …

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Finnish Walkbase IoT analytics and marketing platform opens office in Dubai and is set to strengthen its presence in the Middle East

The newly opened location will expand company’s existing office portfolio, including several offices in Europe and recently announced US presence. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Walkbase, a leading IoT analytics and marketing platform for retail, today announced the opening of its office in Dubai, UAE, resulting from a growing number of existing customer cases and ongoing discussions in the Middle …

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D2L expands footprint in the Middle East and Africa

Learning tech provider to accelerate its growth in the region through new resellers D2L, which has helped transform learning for people all over the world, is now doing the same for the Middle East and Africa (MEA). After increasing its presence in the region last year with a dedicated office in Dubai, and on-boarding several thousand unique users in the …

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Project for solar-powered electric boat transport in the Middle East and North Africa receives US$1 million UN Energy Grant

The project “Solar Fuelled Electric Maritime Mobility” by SINTEF, an independent non-profit research institute based in Norway, seeks to demonstrate the feasibility and the social, economic and environmental benefits of solar-fuelled electric boat transport in Tunisia and the wider region Furthermore, the project will conduct capacity development workshops for Tunisian and other regional stakeholders. A partnership working to promote solar-powered …

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U.S.’s Mimecast data security appoints channel director for Middle East and Africa

Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced an executive appointment to strengthen its leadership team. Jason Roos joins Mimecast from Dimension Data, as the new Channel Director and will lead the channel teams in Middle East and Africa. “Our channel partners play an essential role in how we support our customers and expand our …

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Pearson brings virtual reality learning technology to Middle East

Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology. Pearson launched its latest augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) educational technology in the Middle East. This includes content for Microsoft HoloLens, the brand new augmented reality viewer, as well as content for VR including interactive 360° courseware. Microsoft’s HoloLens, is the world’s first untethered augmented reality system. HoloLens is …

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Mona Al Marri opens 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa

Director General of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO) HE Mona Ghanem Al Marri today inaugurated the 6th InfoComm Middle East and Africa, the region’s largest professional audiovisual event at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Being organised under the theme ‘Audiovisual Communications in a Hyperconnected World’, the event seeks to drive the region’s professional audiovisual take-up and the exchange …

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U.S.’s Juniper Networks appoints Hatem Hariri general manager, Middle East and Africa

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced that Hatem Hariri has been appointed as general manager, Middle East and Africa. In this role, Hariri is responsible for all aspects of sales strategy, planning and operations across Juniper’s entire MEA business. Hariri brings 20 years of technical, sales and senior business management experience in telecommunications …

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National Bank of Fujairah recognised with ‘Banker’s Choice Award’ at The Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016

The latest award further acclaim NBF’s position as a trusted banking partner, cementing its status as the bank for businesses in the UAE National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced today that it was awarded the “Bankers’ Choice Award” at the Asian Banker Middle East and Africa Regional Awards 2016. The accolade is an endorsement of NBF’s longstanding record in …

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