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STC announces successful call on a 5G smartphone

STC has announced that a successful call has been accomplished using a 5G smartphone for the first time in the MENA region and among the first globally, in co-operation with its strategic partners. This launch is the initial phase for operating the service once 5G handsets are available in the global markets. Eng. Nasser S. […]


SAS announces $1 billion investment in Artificial Intelligence

Commitment includes new advanced AI technologies and solutions and AI Accelerator Program offering skills and support.  SAS is investing $1 billion in AI over the next three years through software innovation, education and expert services. The commitment builds on SAS’ already strong foundation in AI which includes advanced analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, natural language […]


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 […]


Jordanian university deploys powerful Wi-Fi solution

A top university in Jordan has allowed staff and students to be untethered from their desks by adopting a powerful Wi-Fi solution from Aruba. Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), the sole private and non-profit university in Jordan, has deployed a powerful 802.11ac Wi-Fi solution, based on technology from Aruba. This has provided high-speed wireless […]


UAE to support EdTech market by US$40 billion by 2022

EdTech to be Major Discussion Topics at GESS and GETEX in Dubai.  UAE schools and universities invest in digital student records, safe and secure campuses and collaboration tools to transform learning.  UAE schools and universities that are digitally transforming are supporting the global education technology market to top US$40 billion by 2022, industry experts announced […]


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, […]


Kuwait’s public university adopts Microsoft 365

Until 18 months ago, Kuwait University used a proprietary email system which had proven unpopular with both lecturers and students due to its minimal features and outdated functionality. As a result, most users used Microsoft Hotmail or other free internet email systems, which was both insecure and inefficient. But now, the university has committed to […]


Software company UiPath establishes Middle East HQ in Dubai

UiPath, a leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, hosted UiPath Together Middle East today – the first strategic event focusing on RPA and AI-enabled digital transformation solutions in the region. Bringing together more than 400 customers, partners, automation experts and thought leaders, the conference served as an opportunity for sharing customer stories, expert […]


Detecting vulnerabilities on the university campus network

Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, tells Intelligent CIO that IT professionals working in higher education institutions are facing challenges rarely found in the enterprise sector. He recommends the use of Intelligent DNS security solutions to help detect vulnerabilities.  Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the […]


University of Bahrain collaborates with Dell EMC to fuel Bahrain’s Vision 2030

The University of Bahrain has announced the successful implementation of a transformational ICT project with Dell EMC Education institution deploys industry leading technology solutions to accelerate their transformation and enable human potential.  UOB selects Dell EMC’s VDI and HCI solutions to meet the institutional needs for efficiency, performance and scalability of its technology infrastructure This […]


Infoblox research finds managing higher education networks ‘challenging’

Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the results of its global survey on the state of network security at higher education institutions.   Results reveal that 81% of IT professionals state securing campus networks has become more challenging in the last two years.   The report titled Defending Networks at […]


Canon works to highlight the importance of technology-enabled education in Kuwait

Canon brings its ‘Education for Life’ roadshow to Kuwait to demonstrate its commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the education sector in alignment with Kuwait’s 2035 vision.   Under its Education For Life campaign, Canon Middle East has partnered with the Al Sayer Group and the Kuwait Teachers Society to demonstrate its suite of […]


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