Immensa Technology Labs launch the UAE’s first 3D printing facility

Immensa Technology Labs, the UAE’s leading Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company, has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility. This is in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Immensa’s state-of-the-art facility […]

How software can make your business scheduling more efficient

Specialist software can have an enormous impact on the profitability of your businesses by improving the efficiency of your scheduling operation. To increase responsiveness to your customers it is worth considering moving away from spreadsheets and towards advanced scheduling tools. Here Roch Gauthier, Senior Director, Product Management, AspenTech, writes about the importance of plant scheduling. […]

Four tech hacks to faster customer onboarding

By Rami Bachir, Sales Manager, Middle East at Kodak Alaris, Information Management Division Customer onboarding or client onboarding (CoB), as we call the process of ‘entering’ new customers into the organisation, is an important moment of truth. It’s when you really make the difference and deliver upon the promises for why people became a customer […]

IFS and Dubai based ISYX agree technological partnership

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed a partnership agreement with Dubai-based ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing business technology consulting company. The IFS and ISYX partnership will help deliver IFS’s innovative product portfolio to customers across the Middle East and Africa. Drawing on the long and successful track record of both companies in areas such […]

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce seizes fake printing supplies for HP printers in four raids

HP has announced multiple seizures of counterfeit printing supplies destined for its printers. The company supported Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce (SAMC) officials, alongside the local police force, who confiscated more than 145,000 illicit items in separate actions. Between December 2016 and February 2017, the SAMC conducted several raids at both warehouses and showrooms of […]

eHosting Datafort opens New Cyber Defense Centre in Dubai

eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud infrastructure services provider, has launched its Cyber Defense Centre (CDC) in Dubai Internet City. The CDC comes at a crucial time when organisations in the Middle East are faced with advanced and persistent security threats. “eHDF’s CDC deploys advanced security intelligence and automation tools to […]

KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

Witnessed by His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, during her trade mission to the Kingdom, SAP announced a plan to launch the SAP Cloud Hub, in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology represented by the National Digitization […]

Going Digital: Bentley Systems advances reality modelling

Bentley Systems, a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, recently demonstrated its new ContextCapture offerings for reality modelling that increase opportunities in surveying and engineering, at the SPAR 3D Expo and Conference (SPAR). ContextCapture’s capabilities now include cloud processing services, a mobile app and photo planning for Bentley’s applications. ContextShare extends Bentley’s ProjectWise […]

Dell EMC Hosted First META Executive Partner Summit 2017

Dell EMC held its first ever META Executive Partner Summit 2017 which was held at the Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa on the 15th – 17th March. Through the event, Dell EMC aimed to empower its top channel partners to transform their businesses, deliver exceptional customer value and achieve unprecedented growth and profitability. This two-day […]

Dabur International wins at Ras Al Khaimah Free Zones Business Excellence Awards 2016

Dabur International, has been recognised as the ‘Best Industrial Company’ and the ‘Fastest Growing Company’ at the recently concluded Ras Al Khaimah Free Zones Business Excellence Awards 2016. Naturelle LLC, a subsidiary of Dabur International, was honoured for delivering value to its clients and the community through its products and services as well as achieving […]

Dell EMC Enhances Cloud Service Provider Partner Program Track

Dell EMC announced an enhanced focus and investment in the varied service provider industry that includes communications service providers, cable multiple system operators, hosting/co-location providers, public cloud providers, vertical market cloud specialists, and consumer webtech providers. The effort includes an expanded service provider track in the Dell EMC Partner Program and a new solutions engineering […]

OMA Emirates’ Centralized Card Issuance for QIIB

OMA Emirates Group, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry has been contracted to provide a high-end in-house centralized card issuance solution to QIIB, a leading bank in Qatar. The deployment will entail a state-of-the-art EMV chip card issuance system with top of the range hardware and supported with the OMA Emirates’ […]

Havelock AHI implements Epicor ERP to streamline operations

Epicor Software Corporation, a provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that Havelock AHI, an interior manufacturer and fit-out contractor, has implemented the Epicor ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution across its six locations in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). With Epicor ERP serving as the backbone of the business, Havelock AHI has […]

Siemens, Strata, Etihad to develop 3D-printed aircraft parts

German conglomerate Siemens AG, Abu Dhabi-based Strata Manufacturing, and Abu Dhabi airline Etihad Airways announced they will work together to develop the first 3D-printed parts for aircraft interiors in the Middle East and North Africa. A joint statement from the three companies, the partnership aims to leverage additive manufacturing, known as 3D printing, to help […]

Strategic tech. investments for UAE manufacturers in 2017

What’s on tap for UAE manufacturers in 2017? Nothing but net (profits, that is) as manufacturers kick off the year with an optimistic eye to the future. It’s an exciting time, with manufacturers gearing up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing modalities such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new […]

EverStyle selects Epicor ERP to improve operations

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that EverStyle, a supplier of hospitality and kitchen brands, has selected the Epicor ERP (enterprise resources planning) solution to streamline and automate sales and finance processes, and realise significant operational efficiencies. Explaining the rationale behind the decision to upgrade the […]

Manufacturing and banking to drive big data & business analytics market

According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) will grow from $130.1 billion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020. “The availability of data, a new generation of technology, and a cultural shift toward data-driven […]

Zaker Trading fuels growth with Epicor ERP implementation

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that Zaker Trading, a one-stop-shop for specialised products and accessories in welding, lifting, safety, power tools, abrasives and other engineering-related products, has recently implemented Epicor ERP (enterprise resource planning) across all its facilities in the Middle East. The solution is […]

Alstom and HEC Paris collaborate for programme in Qatar

Alstom and HEC Paris in Qatar have signed an agreement to train a group of leaders from Alstom’s Middle East & Africa Region, under a specially designed MEA mid-management (M3) programme. The agreement was signed on the 5th of September during a ceremony in Doha in the presence of HE Matthias Fekl, French Minister of […]

Epicor ERP utilised by SMI to support expansion

Epicor has announced that Saudi Mechanical Industries (SMI), a manufacturer of fluid flow and control equipment, has implemented the next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP, to support their rapidly expanding business. The solution which serves as the backbone of SMI’s core business, has allowed the company to streamline processes and increase efficiency and productivity […]