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Delta to expand Middle East presence after tie-up with International Information Technology Co

Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, has announced its new partnership with International Information Technology Co. LLC. (IITC), an OHI Group Company in Oman. Under the accord, Delta and IITC will collaborate closely on upcoming data centre and IT infrastructure projects in Oman and across the Middle East. In addition, IITC […]


Ericsson to help stc realise Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

stc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ericsson, to further the information and communication technology (ICT) development goals set out in the Saudi Vision 2030. Formalised at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2021, the partnership will focus on ICT development in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital. The MoU seeks to enhance the user […]


Western Union enhances WU.com and Mobile App in Saudi Arabia

Western Union, a global provider of cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has enhanced its digital services – WU.com and the Western Union mobile app – in Saudi Arabia, in association with Ersal Money Transfer, a joint venture of Alinma Bank and Saudi Post Corporation (SPL) and one of the leading remittance service providers in […]


Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Development Fund deploys cloud first strategy with Oracle

Oracle has announced that Tourism Development Fund (TDF) has completed a major Oracle Cloud implementation supporting the organisation’s objective in enabling investors and drive the development of Saudi’s tourism sector With a capital of US$4 billion. TDF aims to be the key enabler of tourism development in the Kingdom. By providing financing solutions for investors, […]


MBZUAI appoints Professor Fakhreddine Karray as the new Provost

The Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), a graduate-level, research university focused on AI, has named Professor Fakhreddine (Fakhri) Karray as its new Provost. Professor Karray will work closely with Professor Eric Xing, President, MBZUAI, to develop the institution’s academic and research strategy and implementation plans towards accomplishing the university’s mission and vision. […]


Mobile key to bringing customers back into stores post COVID-19 in UAE

A global survey conducted by Foresight Factory, released in partnership with Snap, has found that ‘connected shopping’ – where consumers combine a digital experience with being in a physical store – is key to bringing people back to the store, as shoppers say they want to enjoy the benefits of online shopping, in-store. The findings […]


stc releases second sustainability report

The second sustainability report by Saudi Arabia-based telco stc, has revealed that spending on local content has increased to more than 18 billion riyals (US$4.8 billion), aiming to achieve sustainability and create a positive environmental impact, continuing to support the progress achieved in the community development, while the group contributes to the Digital Transformation process […]


Medcare implements InterSystems TrakCare unified healthcare information system

Medcare Hospitals and Medical Centres, the UAE’s premium healthcare provider, has announced it is embarking on its Digital Transformation journey after it implemented InterSystems TrakCare unified healthcare information systems at its hospital in Sharjah. Through the strategic partnership, InterSystems is set to deploy TrakCare-as-a-Service an electronic medical record (EMR) system across Medcare’s four hospitals and […]


Proofpoint’s annual report: How 2020 transformed today’s threat landscape

Cybersecurity and compliance company, Proofpoint Inc, has unveiled its annual Human Factor Report, which provides a comprehensive examination of the three main facets of user risk—vulnerability, attacks and privilege—and how the extraordinary events of 2020 transformed the current threat landscape. Human Factor 2021 draws on data and insight from a year’s worth of research, covering […]


MAST Consulting launches CIAA to connect brands and consumers

MAST Consulting, a home-grown start-up part of the MAST Consulting Group, a UAE-based holding company, has announced the launch of its Customer Intelligence and Analytics App: CIAA. This App has been designed to provide a seamless ecosystem to consumers, as they interact with various brands as well as their service partners. CIAA creates a strong […]


How Wi-Fi 6 introduces a new era of outdoor wireless access

Osama Al-Zoubi, CTO, Cisco Middle East and Africa, discusses some of the challenges that customers face when trying to obtain an instant wireless connection in outdoor or crowded settings and highlights how Wi-Fi 6 solves these challenges, by delivering an efficient connection for people anywhere in a safe and secure manner. Cisco prides itself on […]


GITEX Technology Week 2021 registrations are now open

The region’s biggest and highly anticipated tech event is back live, in-person on October 17th to 21st 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). Good news for all technology leaders, enthusiasts and visionaries – registrations for GITEX Technology Week 2021, the region’s biggest and highly anticipated tech event, are now open! With the theme […]