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Polish Agricultural Social Insurance Fund adopts IBM Cloud to advance farming safety

IBM has announced that The Agricultural Social Insurance Fund (KRUS), a social insurance provider for farmers in Poland, is adopting IBM Cloud to implement a hybrid cloud strategy that will help modernise its new e-learning platform. Moving its educational programmes about the rules of safe work in farming to the cloud enables KRUS to improve […]


University of Manchester wins award at Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards

The University of Manchester was the winner of the ‘Best MBA Program’ award for its Alliance Manchester Business School Global Part-time MBA at the inaugural Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards 2019. The presentation took place at a gala occasion hosted at the Taj Dubai Hotel. The award was presented to the University’s Middle East […]


HCL partners with Cambridge Service Alliance

HCL joined the Cambridge Service Alliance as a strategic digital services partner. Dr Mohamed Zaki, Deputy Director, Cambridge Service Alliance discusses the theme for this year and benefit of HCL joining the alliance.


Going back to school to protect UK businesses from cybercriminals

As technology develops, cyber incidents are inevitably becoming more and more common so it is crucial to promote the cybersecurity industry as lucrative and rewarding. According to James Lyne, Head of Research and Development, SANS Institute, schools should be going the extra mile to immerse and educate pupils in the world of cyber. The UK […]


SAP brings SAP Global Certification programme to the cloud

SAP SE has announced that all certification exams offered through the SAP Global Certification programme will be available as an online service in the cloud. The cloud-based offering will allow anytime, anywhere access to certification exams and will make it easier for learners to pursue and achieve certification in SAP software and SAP software concepts. […]


Nokia powers campus network for future of automotive manufacturing

Nokia has become a member of ARENA2036, a collaboration of automotive industry leaders to create a flexible research factory model for production of the next generation of automobiles. As the sole telecom provider of ARENA2036, Nokia will provide full private 4G/LTE and 5G New Radio coverage for the joint experimental factory. Nokia will also validate […]


HP inducts ITEC Group into ‘HP for Education’ partner programme

Technology managed services provider, ITEC Group, has been selected to join HP’s ‘HP for Education’ partner programme to deliver a comprehensive suite of educational resources to support schools across the UK. This adds to ITEC’s accreditations as a HP Enterprise Partner, HP Gold Partner and HP Premier Print Partner, and will help to support and […]


SANS survey reveals cybersecurity as popular career choice in the UAE and KSA

A new report SANS EMEA Survey: the iGen and Cybersecurity finds that cybersecurity awareness and preference as a career choice is vastly different across a sample of European and Middle East countries. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle […]


Experts discuss the insider threat to the education sector

Cybercrime is a growing problem globally and the higher education sector is not immune to this threat. Colin Truran, Principal Technology Strategist, Quest Software and Steve Mulhearn, Director of Enhanced Technologies at Fortinet, provide more detail on how best to secure an institution’s network infrastructure. The biggest cybersecurity threat to universities and how to make […]


Research project utilises Red Hat solution for intelligent data sharing

High on the list of priorities for many enterprises and organisations is operational efficiency and the cloud is a key driving force behind this. The Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB) project utilised a scalable open source cloud solution to allow for collaboration and data sharing between university sites and groups. Simon Thompson, Head of […]


University of Manchester-Middle East Centre signs MOU with DTP

The University of Manchester-Middle East Centre (the University) in Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a ‘Strategic Talent Partnership’ programme to help recruit, develop and retain talented professionals for Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), one of the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrators for the aviation industry. Under the new agreement, […]


UK cybersecurity programme helping youth develop essential skills

Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in technology skills solutions, has partnered with Qufaro, operator of the United Kingdom’s Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) in cybersecurity, to provide apprenticeship training. The programme provides school-aged youth with the cybersecurity skills that industries need. According to (ISC)2’s information security workforce study, there are up to 2.9 million information security-related […]


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