Friday , 22 February 2019

Computing & IT

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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The Kindergarten Starters school leads the way with Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) programme

School hosts ceremony in recognition of its 129 teachers certified as MIE Experts – the highest number for a single institution in the region School’s principal becomes first and only certified MIE principal in Middle East Dubai: The Kindergarten Starters (KGS), part of GEMS Education, has today been recognised for its high number of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIEEs), with …

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Lenovo appoints Data Center Country Manager for Saudi Arabia

Emad Aldaous new Data Center Country Manager for Saudi Arabia Dubai: Lenovo, a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation today announced the appointment of Emad Aldaous as the new Data Center Country Manager for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In his new role, he will be responsible for growing Lenovo Data Center Group’s (DCG) business in the Kingdom, while …

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Research, education and infrastructure: How governments should spend to avoid tech obsolescence?

World Economic Forum research suggests more jobs will be created than destroyed through technological disruption Governments around the world concerned about the impact that technological change can have on jobs creation need to invest in research, education and infrastructure, according to a leading academic. Speaking at a press conference held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future …

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Council outlines vision for Arab digital economy

The Council of Arab Economic Unity (CAEU) has outlined its new vision aimed at digital inclusion, knowledge-based legislative and technology infrastructure, and public and private frameworks that will boost security, welfare and prosperity for the Arab societies. “A common vision for Arab Digital Economy” is the bold plan driven by the council at the League of Arab States to boost …

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Ooredoo announces its readiness to launch the eSIM on its network soon

The first telecom operator to offer this service in Kuwait eSIM comes in tandem with Ooredoo’s digital transformation strategy eSIM will provide customers with a full-fledged and unique digital experience The service will be commercially available soon and is subject to the approval of the Communication and IT Regulatory Authority in addition to the iOS 12.1 update Al-Ayoub: “We will …

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Middle East and North Africa enterprise software market to top USD 760 million in 2018

Industry experts agree that Middle East organizations are turning to digital consultancies to help solve business challenges – including budget constraints, over-extension of IT infrastructure, optimizing information management, and finding minimal time to value for digital business solutions and strategies. “As most Middle East organizations need to enhance their digital toolset, specialized channel partners are key for implementing information management …

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Blackboard and Higher Colleges of Technology Establish Digital Education Center of Excellence in the Middle East

Blackboard and the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) largest education institution, extended their partnership to create the first Blackboard Center of Excellence in the Middle East. Signed in the presence of Dr. Abdullatif Al Shamsi, Vice Chancellor of HCT, Dr. Jihad Mohaidat, Executive Dean – Ed Tech of HCT and Bill Ballhaus, Chairman, CEO and …

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Saudi Arabia appoints Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as tech ambassador

Wozniak is considered as one of the most important minds that have changed the history of the world The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP) has named Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as an ambassador for the creation of a “Saudi Tech Hub.” Saud Bin Abdulla Al-Qahtani, the head of the federation and an adviser to the Royal Court, …

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