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Ankabut selected as Dell Technologies cloud service provider in the UAE

The Emirates Advanced National Research and Education Network (Ankabut) has achieved Dell Technologies Cloud Service Provider status in the UAE. Ankabut will now be able to provide educational institutions with Dell Technologies’ foundational cloud service offerings.  Taking a step forward in strengthening the collaboration between the UAE government, industry and academia, the Emirates Advanced National Research […]


SANS Institute to enhance critical and strategic cybersecurity skills in KSA

SANS Institute, a global leader in cybersecurity training, has announced SANS Riyadh 2019, a training event for cybersecurity professionals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The event, which will be held at Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski, Riyadh from July 28 to August 1, 2019, will focus on developing skills in critical security and strategic security […]


CNet Training expert on how distance learning offers flexible study

CNet Training is proving that the learning experience doesn’t have to be conventional or classroom-based. Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, tells us how the company’s distance learning programs – which include training up to Master’s level – enable learners to study anywhere, at any time and at their own pace.  Why does CNet Training offer […]


World Bank and partners train students on cloud technology

Initiative from the World Bank, AWS and AGFE trains students on cloud technology and soft skills.  The World Bank, in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE), has hosted the Skills for The Future Initiative (SFI) at Zayed University in Dubai. The programme introduced the next generation […]


Saudi ICT talents selected for ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme at Huawei global headquarters

MCIT,CITC and Huawei launch in Saudi Arabia the fifth edition of its programme to develop local ICT talent and support Digital Transformation Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has launched the fifth edition of the ‘Seeds for the Future’ programme in the KSA. The programme, in collaboration with the Ministry […]


Kingston talks ‘data security’ at Emirates College of Technology

Kingston Digital Europe Co LLP, the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, has held an awareness session on data security best practices at Emirates College of Technology (ECT), in Abu Dhabi. The initiative was taken to address the cybersecurity challenges in the region and how […]


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 […]


STC announces successful call on a 5G smartphone

STC has announced that a successful call has been accomplished using a 5G smartphone for the first time in the MENA region and among the first globally, in co-operation with its strategic partners. This launch is the initial phase for operating the service once 5G handsets are available in the global markets. Eng. Nasser S. […]


SAS announces $1 billion investment in Artificial Intelligence

Commitment includes new advanced AI technologies and solutions and AI Accelerator Program offering skills and support.  SAS is investing $1 billion in AI over the next three years through software innovation, education and expert services. The commitment builds on SAS’ already strong foundation in AI which includes advanced analytics, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, natural language […]


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 […]


Jordanian university deploys powerful Wi-Fi solution

A top university in Jordan has allowed staff and students to be untethered from their desks by adopting a powerful Wi-Fi solution from Aruba. Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), the sole private and non-profit university in Jordan, has deployed a powerful 802.11ac Wi-Fi solution, based on technology from Aruba. This has provided high-speed wireless […]


UAE to support EdTech market by US$40 billion by 2022

EdTech to be Major Discussion Topics at GESS and GETEX in Dubai.  UAE schools and universities invest in digital student records, safe and secure campuses and collaboration tools to transform learning.  UAE schools and universities that are digitally transforming are supporting the global education technology market to top US$40 billion by 2022, industry experts announced […]