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COVID-19 pandemic causes massive shift in work styles

Service providers have faced huge demand as people across the globe work from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Gunter Reiss, Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at A10 Networks, explains what this means for businesses and how they can cope. As the shelter-in-place orders spread across the country and around the world, it has placed a […]


UNESCO and Huawei collaborate on online education support during COVID-19

To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 outbreak, UNESCO launched the Global Education Coalition, in which international organisations, civil society and enterprises are engaged to ensure that “Learning never stops.” As one of the Coalition members, Huawei has been dedicated to bringing the benefits of technology to everyone. Huawei recently held a live webinar for online […]


OTF earmarks one million riyals for technology companies

The Oman Technology Fund (OTF) has allocated one million Omani riyals for investment in expansion projects. The step comes in response to aspirations for innovation-based youth initiatives that are underscored by His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik. Eng. Youself bin Ali al-Harthi, CEO of the OTF, said the sum will be channelled to Omani technology […]


GEMS Education collaborates with IBM to upskill its UAE schools

GEMS Education has announced its collaboration with IBM to launch a pilot programme introducing IBM Digital – Nation platform. Delivered on IBM Cloud, the platform is designed to offer advanced knowledge and skills in key emerging technologies to over 2,000 students and 70 teachers across the United Arab Emirates. Through this initiative, GEMS Education students […]


KAUST partners with Riverbed to elevate experiences for students and faculty

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), one of Saudi Arabia’s premier research universities, is collaborating with Riverbed on a transformation project to give staff and students seamless access to services, information and applications, as well as enable real-time collaboration with research institutes across the globe. Riverbed has announced that King Abdullah University of […]


SABIS to use Huawei’s Wi-Fi solutions for its school network

Huawei has entered into a strategic alliance with SABIS, a global education management organisation, which will use Huawei’s technology to uplift their IT infrastructure on the school and the corporate level. The alliance, which is set to last for two years, will cover all SABIS Network schools located in the Gulf, Levant, Africa, Kurdistan and […]


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 ActivPanelupgrade 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. Presented […]


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