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Avaya survey finds KSA customers prefer mobile banking

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Survey from Avaya, who will be exhibiting at GITEX 2017, reveals mobile-banking app is most preferred method for contacting one’s bank, survey shows  Half of customers in KSA would change their bank if they receive poor customer service—more than any other country surveyed Banking customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are increasingly using digital […]


Aruba expert on the six latest technology trends in Higher Education

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Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says six trends have emerged in the field of higher education this year: IoT Spreads Institution-Wide – IoT is swiftly expanding beyond student devices. The onslaught ranges from connected lights, door locks and sprinkler systems to laboratory sensors, classroom instruction and student laundry […]


Spending on VPA-enabled wireless speakers will top $3.5 Billion by 2021

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Enterprise adoption will start in 2019 with hospitality, communications and remote healthcare applications End-user spending for the worldwide virtual personal assistant (VPA)-enabled wireless speaker market is forecast to reach $3.52 billion by 2021, up from $0.72 billion in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. “The market for VPA-enabled wireless speakers, such as the Amazon Echo devices […]


HTC launches e-commerce platform for technology consumers in Saudi Arabia

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HTC has launched a new e-commerce store dedicated to bringing leading innovations in smart mobile devices to consumers across Saudi Arabia. Through the new store visitors will be able to browse and buy the entire range of HTC smartphones and accessories. The e-commerce portal will also be a platform to improve product and service experiences […]


Expert opinion: Why BYOD doesn’t have to be your biggest headache

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Eight best practices to protect your enterprise network By Manish Bhardwaj, Senior Marketing Manager, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company Smartphones and other personal devices can now be found in most businesses as users are staying connected to the corporate network from anywhere, any time. It’s the stuff that keeps […]


LinkedIn launches ‘LinkedIn Lite’ in Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan

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LinkedIn Lite will be available in countries such as Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia LinkedIn,  the world’s largest professional network, has announced the availability of its new LinkedIn Lite mobile web and Android app in more than 60 countries across the world including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey. LinkedIn Lite […]


MoU signed to incorporate Dubai Font on Huawei smartphones

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The Executive Council of Dubai and Huawei sign MoU to incorporate Dubai Font on Huawei smartphones The Executive Council of Dubai and Huawei Consumer Business Group have announced a partnership that will see it include the Dubai Font on its mobile operating systems as one of its standard pre-loaded fonts. The font will be automatically […]


Why 5G networks cannot be built without network virtualisation

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The telecommunications industry has seen a new mobile standard being launched every ten years. The first generation of analog based mobile networks or 1G was released in 1982. The second generation of mobile networks or 2G was launched in 1991, and introduced digital protocols leading to GPRS and EDGE extensions. Subsequently much faster and efficient […]


Vuclip’s Regional Director discusses plans for VOD platform VIU

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Sherif Dahan, Regional Director, OTT MEA at Vuclip, talks to Intelligent CIO Middle East about Vuclip’s recent launch of their video streaming app, VIU. • Is there a particular industry that Vuclip is targeting with this new app? VIU is the OTT offering of Vuclip, the leading mobile video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets. Since […]


Enterprise software mobility a prerequisite to digital transformation

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IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has released a primary research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies’ enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study, from the company which operates in the Middle East, surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management, enterprise asset […]


VMware identifies adoption trends in the digital workspace

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Digital workspace first-movers experience business, operational, and financial benefits while those that wait are falling behind, according to the VMware State of the Digital Workspace report. Survey respondents say game-changing IT depends on organisations adopting a digital workspace that includes security and identity management as vital components. With realistic prospects of achieving triple-digit ROI, even […]


UAE based EAM RFID implements tagging for Fiji Airways

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Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has completed installation of over 4,000 ultrahigh-frequency, radio frequency identification tags throughout its fleet of 15 aircraft. One of the first of the Oceanian airlines to utilise RFID, Fiji Airways has taken a keen interest in being an early adopter of customer-centric technology since 2013. Fiji Airways is integrating RFID […]


Avaya survey reveals UAE office workers believe mobile communications will boost productivity

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UAE office workers are increasingly looking to mobile communications solutions to collaborate and communicate more efficiently, according to research commissioned by Avaya. More than half of employees would prioritise a calling-and-data package on their mobile, while mobile access to e-mail is more desirable than internal calling and voice mail access, according to the Technology@Work Report, […]


Low cost Saudi airlines flynas partners with connxe solution  

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Customers of Saudi Arabia based low-cost airline, flynas, can now book their airport transfers through a wide range of touchpoints and integrations on the flynas website, mobile and email communications. This is through the HolidayTaxis Group ground transportation platform, conxxe. The HolidayTaxis, conxxe group already powers ground transportation solutions for over 30 of the world’s […]


ManageEngine adds remote troubleshooting to Mobile Device Manager Plus

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ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, has announced the addition of remote control for Android to its enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution, Mobile Device Manager Plus. Available immediately, the new feature allows IT admins to remotely troubleshoot users’ Android devices running Android 5.0 Lollipop and above. When mobile employees require assistance — be it launching […]


Comptel and STC sign MoU to build digital skills for Saudi Arabia

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Comptel announced a joint initiative with Saudi Arabia-based ICT operator STC to help Saudi Arabia capitalise on the new digital era and deliver on its vision for 2030. As an aspiring ICT leader with robust technology infrastructure and a deep market footprint, STC is a key driver for vision 2030. Supported by Comptel’s thought leadership […]


UAE Exchange launches wearable card using Oberthur Technologies Flybuy MiniFOB

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UAE Exchange, a global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, and Oberthur Technologies have partnered to launch gocash prepaid card of UAE Exchange through the first-ever contactless payment through wearable devices powered by Flybuy MiniFOB technology from Oberthur Technologies. UAE Exchange will be offering the wearable contactless payment option to select 100 gocash prepaid […]


US based Silver Springs to build wireless mesh for DEWA smart grid

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Silver Spring Networks, announced that its subsidiary, Silver Spring Networks International, has entered into an agreement with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA to establish a communication platform based on Silver Spring’s IPv6 multi-application Radio Frequency Mesh Canopy. This will allow DEWA to provide smart grid applications such as smart electricity, water meter and […]


KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

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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 […]


Samsung Pay, Visa Checkout, set for mega roll out in Gulf

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Given the growing rate of eCommerce and mCommerce, merchants and consumers are looking for ways to further simplify the checkout experience. Visa and Samsung announced a joint partnership that will allow Samsung Pay users who link their Samsung Pay account with a Visa Checkout account to shop seamlessly at the more than 300,000 merchants that […]