Organisations showcase Oman’s Smart Cities innovations

Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, in partnership with Knowledge Oasis Muscat and the French Embassy in Oman, has launched a showcase of Smart City innovations that could enable residents and businesses to save money on their utilities. In support of the Oman Vision 2020, Oman’s utilities providers are heavily investing in […]

Intraconsult Telecom and Avaya to improve communications in Egypt

Avaya, a leading global business communications company, has announced it is working with Intraconsult Telecom to help organisations in Egypt achieve their digital transformation objectives. The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s innovative solutions to key industry verticals in Egypt, enabling them to provide richer communications experiences to their customers and employees. […]

Inmarsat research finds energy industry looks to IoT to cut waste

Research commissioned by Inmarsat finds major energy companies believe IoT holds the key to improving environmental sustainability and minimising their impact on the environment. Energy businesses are increasingly looking to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to manage and minimise the impact of their operations on the environment. This is a key finding from an […]

SAP works with petrochemical company EQUATE to support Kuwait’s growth goals

EQUATE Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, has announced the next phase of its partnership with digital transformation enabler SAP, in an effort to drive the company’s global business growth and support the New Kuwait 2035 vision’s economic diversification goals. In the highly-competitive petrochemicals industry, 94% of executives expect to increase investment in digital capabilities […]

Booz Allen Hamilton on seizing the potential of the UAE’s energy sector

Declining reserves and revenues, along with rising domestic energy demand, require a shift to enable performance and sustainability The energy and utilities sector in the UAE must harness innovative strategies to overcome some of the greatest sustainability challenges in the GCC, Booz Allen Hamilton has said in a report entitled ‘The Future is Innovation’. Combined, […]

Microsoft demonstrates the power of digital transformation to oil and gas sector

Company highlights potential of digitalisation to transform region’s oil and gas sector, through machine-learning, IoT, and big data ‘The possibilities are all but limitless, once you begin to explore the potential of the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge’, says Director Manufacturing and Resources, Microsoft MEA Microsoft has showed the Middle East’s oil and gas […]

Survey reveals 42% of firms have adopted energy management software

Smart monitoring platforms are the most effective and cost-efficient way to monitor waste generation and track the consumption of water and energy, according to industry experts. Enova, a regional leader in integrated energy and multi-technical services, is revolutionising the way companies track their consumption with its state-of-the-art portal – Hubgrade. Developed by its parent company, […]

New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

Majority of organisations lack proper data exfiltration prevention and DNS security measures Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by […]

Ensuring ‘Availability’ for the energy sector in the Middle East

Countering Threats and Enabling Transformation in the Industry By Gregg Petersen, Regional Sales Vice President, MEA, Veeam Software Perhaps more than any other industry, oil and gas companies in the Middle East face overwhelming pressure to cut costs and increase operational efficiency. As natural resources prices remain low, incremental efficiency improvements can have a huge […]

InfiNet Wireless to showcase high-bandwidth wireless solutions for ‘Smart Cities’ at GITEX

InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity for Internet Service Providers (ISP), video surveillance and public safety solutions, has announced that it plans to participate at GITEX Technology Week 2017. Marking the 10th consecutive year that the company has exhibited its solutions at GITEX, InfiNet will use this year’s event to showcase […]