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Competition launched in 5G, Internet of Things and AT in Egypt

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with Ericsson, has launched a competition on the uses of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Assistive Technology (AT) in Egypt. It aims at offering an opportunity to students and fresh graduates of Egyptian universities and youth centres, majoring in communications, electronics and computer science, […]


SAS recognised at Arab Best Awards for the third consecutive year

Alaa Youssef, Managing Director – Middle East at SAS, has been awarded the Arab Best Award for the third year in a row. Held at Marriot Charles de Gaulle in Paris, Youssef was among 100 CEOs honoured at the ceremony. Established in 2016, the Arab Best Award lauded leaders across three core categories – Arab […]


CommScope expert: Smart City technology trends for 2019

Smart communities will enrich the lives of residents and make local governments more efficient in responding to their citizens’ needs. From security to convenience to revenue generation, Smart City applications will change the way cities operate and the way we live and work, says Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise, Middle East and Africa, CommScope […]


Avaya expands video offering to transform meeting room experience

Avaya Holdings Corp, a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, has introduced a number of enhancements to its video offering that promise to transform the group meeting room experience as well as business video economics. Avaya has expanded its comprehensive video collaboration solutions portfolio with new offerings designed for today’s […]


Cyjax to launch Middle East operations at GISEC 2019

At GISEC Cyjax will do an in-depth expose on Dark Web’s nefarious sites, geo-political drivers and criminal activities. Cyjax, a leading provider of digital threat intelligence, ransomware negotiations and incident response services, has announced plans to participate in the Gulf Information Security Exhibition and Conference (GISEC) to be held in Dubai, UAE, from April 1 […]


Pure Storage is recognised by Gartner for Solid State Arrays

Pure Storage, the all-flash storage leader that helps innovators build a better world with data, has been named a November 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Solid State Arrays. In Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’, Solid-State Arrays, Pure, was listed with the highest overall rating of 4.9 out of 5 across 250 verified […]


German minister praises UAE’s contribution to Digital Transformation

A minister from Germany has praised the UAE’s leading role in Digital Transformation during a visit to SAP’s Middle East headquarters in Dubai. Katrin Schütz, the State Secretary of Baden-Württemberg, Germany’s Ministry of Economic Affairs, praised the UAE’s contribution to innovation during the visit. One of more than 900 Germany-headquartered companies in the UAE, SAP […]


Emerson to showcase next-generation oil and gas solutions at EGYPS 2019

Emerson will be highlighting the latest innovations in its digital and software portfolio at the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2019) that will take place at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC) from February 11 to 13. Members of the firm’s Middle East and Africa leadership team will be at Stand 3C28, Hall 3to showcase the […]


Alawwal Bank offers Artificial Intelligence training for all staff

Alawwal Bank, which is based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has partnered with leading global tech firm, Reaktor, to train its entire workforce on the potential uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking. Through the AI training, Alawwal Bank hopes to lead the Kingdom’s financial services industry in adopting a technology estimated to contribute […]


SAS named a leader in multimodal PAML solutions by research firm

SAS has been named as a leader in predictive analytics and Machine Learning (PAML) solutions by independent research firm The Forrester Wave. SAS, a leader in analytics, business intelligence and data management software, has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Multimodal Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Solutions, Q3 2018. The report noted that “SAS […]