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SANS Institute to hold hands-on, immersion-style cybersecurity training in Dubai

SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training, has announced SANS Dubai February 2020, which will be held from February 15-20, 2020 at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach. Through hands-on, immersion-style training, global cybersecurity experts will train and enable participants with skills to defend their organisation against security breaches and prevent future attacks. “The rapid […]


University selects Blackboard Open LMS to support online teaching

Blackboard, a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, has announced that Khawarizmi International College (KIC) in Abu Dhabi has switched to Blackboard Open LMS, the company’s cloud open-source based learning management system (LMS). Blackboard, a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, has announced that Khawarizmi International College […]


The changing face of technical education

CNet Training is serious about technical education for the data centre and network infrastructure sectors and dedicated to offering a variety of methods of learning to customers around the world. These delivery methods are giving organisations more options and providing solutions for individuals/organisations who can’t travel or spend long periods out of their work environment. […]


How the Edge is set to reshape the world of education

Gamal Emara, Country Manager – UAE at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says educational institutions rapidly need to understand and implement the benefits of Edge networking.  “The Edge offers the potential to enhance student performance, confidence, and mental wellbeing,” he says. The education industry has undergone a technological revolution over the past decade, but […]


Umm Al-Qura University selects Blackboard educational solution

Leading institution in the Middle East switches to Blackboard Learn to deliver a more connected and engaging learning environment for faculty and students. Blackboard, a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, has announced that Umm Al-Qura University (UQU) has selected its leading learning management system, Blackboard Learn, to replace its legacy […]


Intelligent Classrooms to boost education in Egypt

Global education technology provider, Promethean, has been appointed by the Egyptian Ministry of Education to digitally enhance teaching and learning throughout the country. It will see the Promethean ActivPanel upgrade 26,000 existing school classrooms and installed in new ‘Intelligent Classrooms’, which will be constructed over the next three years to bolster the country’s education provision. […]


University of Dammam benefits from data centre expansion by Vertiv

When the University of Dammam needed to expand its data centre, its major goal was to boost efficiency in IT operations and maintenance. Given Saudi Arabia’s challenging temperatures, another crucial requirement for the institution was energy efficiency. It turned to Vertiv to supply a new data centre that offered maintainable infrastructure with an expected availability […]


RIPE NCC joins international conference on Arab e-infrastructure in Abu Dhabi

The Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), the regional Internet registry for more than 24,000 members across 78 countries, has participated in the 2019 edition of the annual e-AGE international conference. This was organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) in Abu Dhabi, as part of its academic capacity building […]


CNet Training offers remote attendance learning experience

CNet now offers a unique remote attendance capability which is delivered using collaboration-enabled facilities within specially designed smart rooms. Remote attendees benefit from the same instructor-led classroom environment in real-time, with the same levels of interaction, collaboration and instructor contact as those who are physically present in the room. Remote attendees effectively sit in the […]


University of Sharjah implements virtualised desktops with VMware

The University of Sharjah has implemented virtualised desktops with VMware in an extensive project to transform the way the organisation’s 14,000 students and 610 faculty interact with IT and share information. This is part of the university’s digital strategy to attract the best students and lecturers amid strong global competition. The university deployed VMware Horizon […]


Pace Education Group selects Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Converged Solution

Pace Education Group, an international institution providing education across the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, has implemented data networking and Wi-Fi solutions from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to maintain critical connectivity. Dr P.A. Ibrahim, Chairman of Pace Education Group, tells us the solutions have the capabilities to scale across the group’s different campuses to maintain always-on […]


UAE University signs MoU with Huawei to establish ICT Academy

Intelligent CIO talks to Professor Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor, UAE University, about a landmark MoU with Huawei, solving the cyberskills shortage, the evolving importance of Artificial Intelligence and incorporating AI and Machine Learning into all majors across the curriculum, as well as the university’s daily applications. UAE University works with its industry partners, such as […]


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