GCC construction market expected to top USD 2 Trillion by 2020

Digital signage, LED displays, and control rooms can transform citizen and customer experience in smart cities and mega-projects Smart Cities and mega-projects will boost the GCC’s construction sector to USD 2 trillion by 2020, driving strong demand for professional audiovisual solutions, from interactive digital signage to massive back-end control rooms, industry experts announced today. As […]

Microsoft to host ‘A Hacker’s Guide to Security Strategy’ in Dubai

Microsoft is holding an event entitled ‘A Hacker’s Guide to Security Strategy’ tomorrow (November 21) in Dubai. The event, which will take place at the Burj Al Arab, will allow CIOs to identify what hackers value most and get an outside-in perspective of securing their businesses, with best practices shared by a hacker and subject matter experts. […]

Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit focuses on government performance

The Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit has started today (November 13) to focus on innovative global strategies and solutions to advance government integration, automation and performance. The summit, hosted by Advanced Conferences and Meetings, is taking place at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel and Spa, Abu Dhabi, and continues tomorrow (November 14). The event, held […]

Digital Transformation Summit 2017 to promote move to Smart City vision

A summit which aims to drive digital transformation in Abu Dhabi will take place in November. The Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit will promote the aim of the Government to drive the digital government transformation strategy and agenda. The announcement last year by the Abu Dhabi E-Government Supervisory Committee and the Digital Transformation Leadership Team […]

Arrow Electronics focuses on data centre tech and cloud security at GITEX

Arrow Electronics, Inc. will showcase a range of modern data centre technologies and cloud security solutions from leading technology vendors at GITEX Technology Week. “IT professionals in both public and commercial sectors are under increasing pressure to demonstrate if they have the optimal data centre technologies and cloud security solutions in place to support digital […]

SAP showcases how IOT can transform daily lives at GITEX 2017

Global digital transformation enabler, SAP, announced today at GITEX Technology Week 2017 that the Internet of Things will catalyse the Middle East’s USD 70 billion digital contribution to GDP. According to McKinsey, the UAE contribution to that figure is USD 15 billion. Governments across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia are increasingly driving […]

IDC sets digital transformation agenda at 37th GITEX Technology Week

Global ICT research and consultancy services firm International Data Corporation (IDC) is teaming up with GITEX Technology Week 2017 all this week to provide expert guidance on the strategies that public and private sector organisations should be pursuing as they look to drive a new era of digital transformation. Based at stand A5-8 in Hall […]

Egypt to host two-day Techne Summit in Alexandria to promote innovation

A two-day technology summit will take place in Egypt at the end of September. Techne Summit, the yearly international entrepreneurship and technology event that attracts the main global players in the technology industry, will take place from September 30 till October 1 in  Alexandria. The two-day summit held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandra, will include industry […]

Dell EMC hosts digital transformation forum in Jordan

Dell EMC  has hosted a one day event in Jordan to help the country’s organisations stay ahead of the technology game. Under the patronage of the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, and Minister of Public Sector Development, Majd Shweikeh, the company hosted the event, entitled ‘Let the Transformation Begin’. Dell EMC focused on detailing […]

Gemalto to unveil robust encryption solutions at GISEC

Digital security company Gemalto will showcase encryption solutions to protect data across the cloud, enterprise and high-speed networks at the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC). The event, a yearly conference bringing together over 6,000 top security professionals, enables industry players to discover pioneering solutions, exchange expertise and equip themselves with the right tools to […]

Mimecast to demonstrate cyber resilience techniques at GISEC 2017

Email and data security company Mimecast Limited has announced its participation at the 4th Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC), which will be held from May 21 to May 23 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The company plans to showcase its full-range of advanced email and data security services and demonstrate enhanced cyber […]

Cisco encourages female students to pursue careers in technology through its Girls Power Tech Program

Cisco has hosted its annual Girls Power Tech event at its Dubai office. More than 60 female students from several schools had the opportunity to interact with technology professionals, Cisco executives, other women role models and peers. Aligned with the UN’s global Girls in ICT Day, Cisco’s Girls Power Tech is held annually and offers […]

DISTREE Middle East confirms workshops for 2017 event

DISTREE Middle East has confirmed the line-up of workshops and small group sessions at this year’s consumer technology retail channel event. The sessions form part of an extensive conference programme that runs alongside the main exhibition and pre-scheduled meetings between consumer tech suppliers and trade buyers that take place at the event. DISTREE Middle East […]

Tech retailers, e-tailers and marketplaces from 20-plus countries confirmed for DISTREE Middle East

More than 160 senior executives from retailers, e-tailers and online marketplaces have already confirmed their participation at DISTREE Middle East, which takes place between 8-10 May at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai. The three-day event allows consumer tech vendors and brands to showcase their portfolio and pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with retail channel executives from across […]

Dell EMC outlines Qatar’s transformational roadmap

Dell EMC has hosted its first and biggest event in Doha, Qatar, ‘Let the Transformation Begin’, at the St Regis Hotel. As IT assumes a central role in the fast-evolving business landscape, Dell EMC aims with this one-day event to showcase its unparalleled capabilities in the fastest growing areas of technology to help organisations in […]

Cisco recognises its ‘partners for success’ across 14 categories

Cisco presented awards to its top performing Tier-2 channel partners from the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen which form part of the Cisco Middle East’s – East region. These awards were in recognition for their outstanding performance in 2016 across 14 categories and were presented at a gala awards ceremony held at Fairmont Hotel […]

Etisalat Digital at ICAO Cyber Summit to highlight ‘Cyber Threat Intelligence in Aviation’

Etisalat Digital has today announced its participation in an inaugural cybersecurity summit organised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) and hosted by General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), the governing body of civil aviation in UAE. The summit and exhibition brings together the aviation industry, its partners and other key players to identify and address […]

Siemens: Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise at GMIS

Siemens will present technology for digitalized manufacturing and industrialization in the Middle East under the banner of ‘Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise,’ during the first Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit to be held in Abu Dhabi on the 27th-30th March. The company’s exhibition at GMIS demonstrates how digital technologies can drive a robust, […]

Saudi accountants: Evolve to support Vision 2030

Business, finance and government leaders from across the region and the world gathered at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh to understand the role that accountancy can play in the success of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030. Held under the patronage of H.E. Dr Majid Bin Abdullah Al Kassabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, the one-day conference […]

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 […]