Qatari university signs MoU with Orange Business Services

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), a Qatar-based educational institution of higher learning, and Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group focused on supporting companies’ digital transformations, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a ceremony held at Orange headquarters in Paris. The MoU aims to establish an internship programme, as well as to enable […]

Aruba to drive the ‘Next Generation Wireless Classrooms’ in UAE

As the Internet continues to develop and mature in UAE and the rapid speed at which mobile devices, mobile apps and IoT are entering the market, it is no surprise we are seeing a transformation in the country’s education sector with the emergence of e-learning and the ‘smart classroom’ of the present and the future. […]

Canon demonstrates commitment to the education sector at GESS in Dubai

The education sector faces global challenges of reinventing traditionally accepted processes, driven by changing learning modes, inclusive national visions, and a move towards more competitiveness and quality-consciousness by management, regulatory authorities and paying customers. Canon Middle East is using its presence at Gulf Educational Supplies & Solutions (GESS) conference and exhibition in Dubai to outline […]

Avaya signs MoU with Jeddah’s University of Business and Technology

Avaya, a leading global business communications company, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jeddah’s University of Business and Technology (UBT) to explore education initiatives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The MoU was signed at the 7th Gulf Education Conference & Exhibition, on the UBT campus in Jeddah, by […]

Dell EMC delivers IoT and digital transformation bootcamp at United Arab Emirates University

Dell EMC has hosted its first IoT and digital transformation bootcamp at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain, UAE. This two-day bootcamp focused on Internet of Things (IoT) implementations and aspects of digital transformation and applications architecture to pave the way to develop skills needed for future data scientists. Themed ‘Where IoT, […]

How IT is transforming the education sector in the Middle East

Ashith Piriyattiath, Group Head of IT at Dubai-based Al Masah Capital, tells Intelligent CIO how digitisation is impacting the education sector in the Middle East. The term digital transformation has been widely heard in the academic sector in the last few years but most people have conceptualised it in the wrong way so that the […]

Code Week 2017 helps Syrian refugees in Jordan train as software engineers

Refugee Code Week has concluded with more than 15,000 Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth learning coding skills, preparing them to enter the global workforce and drive the digital economy. Refugee Code Week 2017 built on the strong success of last year’s event, training 5,000 more Middle Eastern youth and refugees than in 2016. The programme […]

Red Hat demonstrates technology innovations for digital transformation

Digital transformation is going to challenge, disrupt, and divide companies – there will be the digital thrivers and the digital survivors. All aspects of IT are impacted, ushering in a new generation of technology that encompasses real-time decision platforms, cognitive systems, and the Internet of Things. In today’s world of digital transformation, open source software […]

Aruba demonstrates its Intelligent Mobility Solutions at GITEX

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organisations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – at GITEX Technology Week. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba, said: “We are in […]

Microsoft to ‘ignite’ digital transformation with its intelligent Cloud at GITEX

With its mission to empower every person and organisation to achieve more, Microsoft will exhibit under the theme of ‘Igniting Your Digital Transformation’, introducing GITEX attendees to the power of the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge. The Microsoft stand at GITEX 2017 will showcase its innovations for all workloads and industries ranging from education […]