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Orange Business Services regional HQ in Dubai Silicon Oasis officially opened

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), has officially inaugurated Orange Business Services’ new Middle East innovation hub and regional business headquarters at the Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO). The official opening ceremony was attended by: Dr Mohammed Alzarooni, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Silicon […]


A10 Networks helps service providers secure mobile deployments

A10 Networks builds on its carrier-grade Gi/SGi firewall line-up to add broad-spectrum support for 3GPP standard protocols and application intelligence. A10 Networks, a Reliable Security Always company, has announced the enhancement of its Thunder Convergent Firewall (CFW) Gi/SGi firewall solution to help service providers support demands of existing mobile networks and the emergence of 5G […]


The top five identity trends of the year

Jim Ducharme, RSA Security’s VP of Identity Products The days where passwords and tokens were our only way of identifying people and systems is long gone. Today, we have a vast array of technologies, including: multi-factor authentication (MFA), standards-based solutions, biometrics and smartphone-based authentication – to name just a few. This change has been driven […]


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. […]


Zain Saudi Arabia and Nokia collaborate to unlock potential of local talent

Nokia and Zain Saudi Arabia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work with the country’s young talent to enable them to innovate and develop applications and services to serve local needs. The collaboration is in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 which aims to develop the country’s talent to diversify economic capabilities as […]


Sophos Mobile 8 launched in bid to tackle malware

Sophos has unveiled the latest version of its Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) and mobile security solution. The Sophos Mobile 8 lets administrators manage and secure corporate-owned and personal Mac, Windows and mobile endpoints in the cloud-based Sophos Central management platform to deliver a simpler management strategy for businesses of any size. This unified approach to […]


SAP enables Middle East’s smart cities with connected vehicles, IoT and Tesco launches

At Mobile World Congress, SAP redefines intelligent and connected driving experience with MasterCard, HERE and Postmates Partnerships.  SAP will enable the Middle East’s Smart Cities and smart future of connected vehicles, Internet of Things IoT), cloud, and telecommunications, thanks to innovative digital marketplaces, partnerships, and solutions announced at Mobile World Congress 2018. “The Middle East […]


du collaborates with Cisco on IP core network modernisation and expansion

 New agile network will provide a foundation for du’s rapid transformation into a digital ICT service provider and support plans for next-generation applications and services for the 5G era. UAE-based telco ‘du,’ from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), and Cisco have announced a collaboration to build a future-proof network that is designed to support du’s […]


Saudi Telecom Company and Cisco sign MoU to bring the benefits of 5G to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and intend to collaborate on the development of 5G communication systems and networks. The joint effort aims to facilitate STC’s transformation into a digital service provider and supports the pivotal role it plays in enabling Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision […]


du selects virtualised networks system from Affirmed Networks

Affirmed Networks, a leader in virtualised mobile networks, has announced that UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has selected Affirmed’s Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) Narrow Band IoT (NB-IoT) mobile core to provide an industry-leading 3GPP core network for IoT use cases. This will enable a wide range of smart city use cases. Affirmed […]