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NXN launches managed security services practice in UAE built on McAfee Technology

NXN (formerly neXgen Group), a leading Smart Cities Digital Services organisation, has joined forces with McAfee to launch a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) practice in U.A.E. The MSSP practice will enable NXN to build on their Smart City Managed Service offering by assisting governments and enterprises in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC), particularly in […]

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

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, […]

WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg says Rick Holland of Digital Shadows

WannaCry might be the tip of the ransomware iceberg writes Rick Holland, Vice President, Strategy, for Digital Shadows: The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But the actual impact could have been so much […]

Pulse Secure improves IT security at UAE’s Tourism Development and Investment Company

A secure access solutions business has boosted the efficiency of IT operations at an UAE tourist company. Pulse Secure has improved the security of IT operations at the Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC), based in Abu Dhabi. TDIC was created in 2006 as the dedicated tourism asset management and development arm of the Abu […]

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 […]

Raytheon and Saudi Arabia Military Industries sign MoU for cyber security

In a ceremony witnessed by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and US President Donald Trump, Raytheon and the Saudi Arabia Military Industries Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on defense-related projects and technology development. The agreement will enable continued global growth for Raytheon in key […]

Low cost Saudi airlines flynas partners with connxe solution  

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 […]

BIOS ME to manage cloud for Jaleel Holdings using CloudHPT

As the popularity of cloud computing grows across the Gulf, more companies are starting to adopt the benefits of cloud services into their business infrastructure. One of them is the UAE based investment company Jaleel Holdings. The company has interests in multiple sectors, including, education, metal fabrication, logistics, and fast-moving consumer goods. As part of […]

Hamad International Airport signs partnership with Huawei

Huawei and Hamad International Airport signed a Memorandum of Understanding, formalising a strategic partnership to enable the airport’s digital transformation. The MoU provides a broad framework for collaboration between Hamad International Airport and Huawei for co-creation of innovative concepts, prototypes and solutions using cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the areas of IoT and autonomous machines, to […]

Royal Jordanian Airlines to upgrade applications from Sabre

Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has signed a new agreement with Royal Jordanian to provide the carrier with a suite of technology to help plan its network of flights. Airline network planning departments face several challenges, such as proactively and accurately informing network planners about which markets to […]