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Ooredoo and Es’hailSat partner to deliver next-generation satellite voice and data services

Ooredoo, an enabler of digital business innovation, has announced a partnership with Es’hailSat to deliver next-generation Inmarsat L-band satellite voice and data services that will enhance business communications across Qatar and worldwide. Ooredoo will offer cutting-edge satellite services for customers in Qatar, including pre-paid and post-paid global satellite voice services and satellite broadband plans. Business […]

Vodafone Qatar unveils new prepaid combo packs

Vodafone Qatar has introduced its new Prepaid Combo Packs that allows customers to enjoy data, local and international minutes together with a single recharge. The new packs were unveiled recently under the campaign banner “Empowered and Unchained”, embodying the freedom customers experience when their telecommunications needs are met. The combo packs start from as low […]

Mindware signs as Acer distribution partner in Middle East

Mindware, a regional value-added distribution (VAD), has signed a commercial distribution agreement across the Middle East with PC manufacturer Acer. The deal includes the vendor’s commercial and education portfolio including Windows-based laptops, Chromebook devices, accessories, projectors, Enduro and ConceptD devices. According to the VAD, the main focus will be on the Travelmate Series, specifically designed […]

ENOC Group embraces green tech as it plans to open new service stations across the UAE

UAE-based energy firm Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) Group, has announced plans to open 40 new service stations by the end of next year, which will increase its retail network to 192 stations. The group said it is on track with its plans to open 16 service stations across Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates […]

Marina Pharmacy secures its branches with SonicWall next-gen firewalls

UAE-based retailer of pharmaceutical medicines and over the- counter products, Marina Pharmacy Group, recently deployed SonicWall Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions. Tareq Abdulrasheed, IT Head, Marina Pharmacy Group, tells Intelligent CIO Middle East how the implementation of next-gen firewall solutions has improved the group’s security posture and secured network connectivity of its 40 retail stores […]

Seera Group announces ‘Seera Insights’ data portal with VisitBritain as launch partner

Seera Group, the region’s leading travel services company, has launched a new data portal for industry partners, which offers comprehensive insights on future searches, bookings and traveller behaviour. The portal has been designed to enable tourism boards and other industry partners to further understand the customer journey at every touchpoint and make projections for strategic […]

Driving sustainability alongside AI’s profitability promise

Andre N. Verdier, Managing Director, Blue Yonder Middle East, shares with us the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and why the application of the technology in the retail sector offers an appealing avenue for future competitiveness. As the Middle East’s retail sector continues to look for ways to regain momentum following COVID-19 restrictions, the application […]

Tamer Group boosts bandwidth and network connectivity with InfiNet Wireless solution

Saudi Arabia-based healthcare, beauty care and prestige products, and fast moving consumer goods company, enhances bandwidth connectivity with InfiNet Wireless point-to-point solutions. Tamer Group, shares with Intelligent CIO Middle East how point-to-point wireless network deployment is benefiting the company’s business operations. Headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Tamer Group is a 98-year-old conglomerate that has successfully […]

Insight everywhere: Analytics mature

Predictive analytics can help your organisation forecast future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. What is driving the surge in predictive analytics tools in the Middle East? Industry pundits share insights with Intelligent CIO Middle East on what’s driving analytics everywhere. Analytics or predictive analytics is […]

Secure the Internet to unleash the full value of IoT

Per Johansson, General Manager, Robert Bosch Middle East FZE, on the Internet of Things (IoT) and how organisations and individuals can realise the full potential and value of IoT technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how we live, work and get around – our homes are becoming smarter, factories more productive, and even […]

Chalhoub Group embarks on Digital Transformation to enhance customer e-commerce experiences

Luxury retailer Chalhoub Group has announced a Digital Transformation agreement with Salesforce, a global provider of customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, to enhance customer e-commerce experiences amid the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and Egypt’s beauty and personal care e-commerce market is valued at US$1 billion, according to Bain & Company. In anticipation […]

stc announces first 5G standalone deployment in MENA

Saudi-based telco stc has announced the first deployment of 5G standalone (SA) and 5G voice over new radio (VoNR) service in live network. The development will enable stc to deploy enhanced data and voice services over an agile, cloud native, next generation end-to-end 5G network. According to stc, the 5G SA core network is an […]