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Nokia powers campus network for future of automotive manufacturing

Nokia has become a member of ARENA2036, a collaboration of automotive industry leaders to create a flexible research factory model for production of the next generation of automobiles. As the sole telecom provider of ARENA2036, Nokia will provide full private 4G/LTE and 5G New Radio coverage for the joint experimental factory. Nokia will also validate […]


HP inducts ITEC Group into ‘HP for Education’ partner programme

Technology managed services provider, ITEC Group, has been selected to join HP’s ‘HP for Education’ partner programme to deliver a comprehensive suite of educational resources to support schools across the UK. This adds to ITEC’s accreditations as a HP Enterprise Partner, HP Gold Partner and HP Premier Print Partner, and will help to support and […]


SANS survey reveals cybersecurity as popular career choice in the UAE and KSA

A new report SANS EMEA Survey: the iGen and Cybersecurity finds that cybersecurity awareness and preference as a career choice is vastly different across a sample of European and Middle East countries. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle […]


Experts discuss the insider threat to the education sector

Cybercrime is a growing problem globally and the higher education sector is not immune to this threat. Colin Truran, Principal Technology Strategist, Quest Software and Steve Mulhearn, Director of Enhanced Technologies at Fortinet, provide more detail on how best to secure an institution’s network infrastructure. The biggest cybersecurity threat to universities and how to make […]


Research project utilises Red Hat solution for intelligent data sharing

High on the list of priorities for many enterprises and organisations is operational efficiency and the cloud is a key driving force behind this. The Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB) project utilised a scalable open source cloud solution to allow for collaboration and data sharing between university sites and groups. Simon Thompson, Head of […]


University of Manchester-Middle East Centre signs MOU with DTP

The University of Manchester-Middle East Centre (the University) in Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a ‘Strategic Talent Partnership’ programme to help recruit, develop and retain talented professionals for Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), one of the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrators for the aviation industry. Under the new agreement, […]


UK cybersecurity programme helping youth develop essential skills

Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in technology skills solutions, has partnered with Qufaro, operator of the United Kingdom’s Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in cybersecurity, to provide apprenticeship training. The programme provides school-aged youth with the cybersecurity skills that industries need. According to (ISC)2’s information security workforce study, there are up to 2.9 million information security-related […]


OpenClassrooms partners with Google to build workforce of the future

OpenClassrooms, one of the world’s leading online education platforms, has partnered with ‘Grow with Google’, an initiative to help one million people in Europe to find a job or grow their businesses by 2020 through free education and training. To date, well over 700,000 participants have found a job or grown their business through Google’s […]


Business school to launch global augmented intelligence laboratory

The aim of SKEMA Business School, which is devoting an initial budget of over €3 million to this project, is to make the laboratory a cutting-edge Augmented Reality centre within the next five years. The laboratory will develop data science and Artificial Intelligence algorithms and will specialise in predictive modelling devoted to the new issues […]


Enel and Sapienza University join forces for ‘Smart Solar House’

The Smart Solar House, a prototype house of the future, developed by the Enel Group in collaboration with a team of about 50 students and PhD students from Rome’s Sapienza University, was presented in Dubai for the ‘Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018’ international architecture competition. This smart and sustainable house design, powered only by solar […]


Xaverian College recovers from fire with Scale Computing solution

Scale Computing, a leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, has announced that UK-based Xaverian College has selected its latest HC3 cluster for a complete virtualised storage environment and disaster recovery solution. Xaverian College is a sixth form college for higher education in Manchester. Founded in 1907, the college was a Roman Catholic grammar school for boys […]


New project centre for automotive construction opens in Poland

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has opened its inaugural project centre at the Opole University of Technology in Poland. The newly established research platform goes by the name of Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Lightweight Technologies (ALighT) and is the fruit of a partnership between the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU and the Opole […]


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