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University of Manchester-Middle East Centre signs MOU with DTP

The University of Manchester-Middle East Centre (the University) in Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a ‘Strategic Talent Partnership’ programme to help recruit, develop and retain talented professionals for Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), one of the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrators for the aviation industry. Under the new agreement, […]

Kuwait’s public university adopts Microsoft 365

Until 18 months ago, Kuwait University used a proprietary email system which had proven unpopular with both lecturers and students due to its minimal features and outdated functionality. As a result, most users used Microsoft Hotmail or other free internet email systems, which was both insecure and inefficient. But now, the university has committed to […]

Software company UiPath establishes Middle East HQ in Dubai

UiPath, a leading enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, hosted UiPath Together Middle East today – the first strategic event focusing on RPA and AI-enabled digital transformation solutions in the region. Bringing together more than 400 customers, partners, automation experts and thought leaders, the conference served as an opportunity for sharing customer stories, expert […]

Detecting vulnerabilities on the university campus network

Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, tells Intelligent CIO that IT professionals working in higher education institutions are facing challenges rarely found in the enterprise sector. He recommends the use of Intelligent DNS security solutions to help detect vulnerabilities.  Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the […]

University of Bahrain collaborates with Dell EMC to fuel Bahrain’s Vision 2030

The University of Bahrain has announced the successful implementation of a transformational ICT project with Dell EMC Education institution deploys industry leading technology solutions to accelerate their transformation and enable human potential.  UOB selects Dell EMC’s VDI and HCI solutions to meet the institutional needs for efficiency, performance and scalability of its technology infrastructure This […]

Infoblox research finds managing higher education networks ‘challenging’

Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the results of its global survey on the state of network security at higher education institutions.   Results reveal that 81% of IT professionals state securing campus networks has become more challenging in the last two years.   The report titled Defending Networks at […]

Canon works to highlight the importance of technology-enabled education in Kuwait

Canon brings its ‘Education for Life’ roadshow to Kuwait to demonstrate its commitment to addressing the challenges faced by the education sector in alignment with Kuwait’s 2035 vision.   Under its Education For Life campaign, Canon Middle East has partnered with the Al Sayer Group and the Kuwait Teachers Society to demonstrate its suite of […]

Finesse supports GEMS Education’s CRM requirements

When education support services supplier GEMS Education needed to effectively manage its varied IT systems it turned to Finesse.  GEMS Education, one of the world’s oldest and largest K-12 private education providers, has been managing its marketing, admission and leavers’ process on Salesforce since 2017. Currently Finesse is engaged with GEMS Education in supporting lead […]

UAE government is preparing Emiratis for IT jobs of tomorrow

His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, has emphasised the importance of providing opportunities for Emirati youth and encouraging them to develop new skillsets associated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. HE Omar Sultan Al Olama’s statement came on the back of signing a strategic partnership agreement with Mohammed Amin, Senior […]

Trend Micro steps forward to help plug IT security skills gap in KSA

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, is taking up the baton to support Saudi Arabia’s efforts to enhance the security of the Kingdom’s ICT infrastructure. With the launch of the Trend Micro Saudi Academy for Cybersecurity, offered exclusively for Saudi nationals, the company aims to address the shortage of local expertise needed to […]

KSA university partners with Dell EMC to train women in technology

A KSA university is working with Dell EMC to equip female students for a career in IT. Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University (PNU), the world’s largest university for women, has partnered with external organisations to provide degrees and certificates in IT. PNU has partnered with Dublin City University to launch the first masters degree in […]

Lebanon’s Education Ministry develops digital skills for youngsters

More than 7,700 children and young people in Lebanon have developed their digital skills to support the country’s six-billion-dollar IT sector, as part of Code Week Lebanon, an innovative partnership between the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, global technology company SAP and more than 15 local partners. In line with the vision of His […]