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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 ActivPanel upgrade 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. […]


University of Dammam benefits from data centre expansion by Vertiv

When the University of Dammam needed to expand its data centre, its major goal was to boost efficiency in IT operations and maintenance. Given Saudi Arabia’s challenging temperatures, another crucial requirement for the institution was energy efficiency. It turned to Vertiv to supply a new data centre that offered maintainable infrastructure with an expected availability […]


RIPE NCC joins international conference on Arab e-infrastructure in Abu Dhabi

The Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), the regional Internet registry for more than 24,000 members across 78 countries, has participated in the 2019 edition of the annual e-AGE international conference. This was organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) in Abu Dhabi, as part of its academic capacity building […]


CNet Training offers remote attendance learning experience

CNet now offers a unique remote attendance capability which is delivered using collaboration-enabled facilities within specially designed smart rooms. Remote attendees benefit from the same instructor-led classroom environment in real-time, with the same levels of interaction, collaboration and instructor contact as those who are physically present in the room. Remote attendees effectively sit in the […]


University of Sharjah implements virtualised desktops with VMware

The University of Sharjah has implemented virtualised desktops with VMware in an extensive project to transform the way the organisation’s 14,000 students and 610 faculty interact with IT and share information. This is part of the university’s digital strategy to attract the best students and lecturers amid strong global competition. The university deployed VMware Horizon […]


Pace Education Group selects Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Converged Solution

Pace Education Group, an international institution providing education across the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, has implemented data networking and Wi-Fi solutions from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise to maintain critical connectivity. Dr P.A. Ibrahim, Chairman of Pace Education Group, tells us the solutions have the capabilities to scale across the group’s different campuses to maintain always-on […]


UAE University signs MoU with Huawei to establish ICT Academy

Intelligent CIO talks to Professor Mohamed Albaili, Vice Chancellor, UAE University, about a landmark MoU with Huawei, solving the cyberskills shortage, the evolving importance of Artificial Intelligence and incorporating AI and Machine Learning into all majors across the curriculum, as well as the university’s daily applications. UAE University works with its industry partners, such as […]


CNet Training CEO on creating the data centre designers of the future

CNet Training delivers classroom-based technical education programs led by expert instructors in locations across the world and via remote attendance, allowing ease of access to all industry professionals wherever they are. In addition, the company also delivers distance learning programs. One example is the Certified Data Centre Design Professional (CDCDP) program which is helping learners […]


Understanding the Certified Data Centre Management Professional program

Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, discusses the Certified Data Centre Management Professional (CDCMP) program and the benefits it offers to both individuals and organisations. International award-winning technical education company CNet Training has been designing and delivering professional network infrastructure education and training programs since 1996. Today CNet is the global leader in technical education for […]