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The University of Manchester hosts public masterclasses in Dubai

The University of Manchester Middle East Centre is hosting two masterclasses in Dubai, during July – both are free and open to the public, with prior registration required. The masterclasses focus on key areas for Dubai and the region, including Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the leadership models emerging in project-based work. The university’s […]


Ankabut selected as Dell Technologies cloud service provider in the UAE

The Emirates Advanced National Research and Education Network (Ankabut) has achieved Dell Technologies Cloud Service Provider status in the UAE. Ankabut will now be able to provide educational institutions with Dell Technologies’ foundational cloud service offerings.  Taking a step forward in strengthening the collaboration between the UAE government, industry and academia, the Emirates Advanced National Research […]


Bahrain Bourse turns to AWS Cloud Technology to enhance performance 

Bahrain Bourse has announced that it has started migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS) due to the increased availability and security it will get and to increase its application speed and performance, while reducing operational costs. The first phase of the migration includes moving backup and Disaster Recovery solutions to the cloud, with plans to […]


Are we reaping the rewards of intelligent manufacturing?

Dirty and dingy factories have been replaced by an increasingly digital manufacturing world. Terri Hiskey, Vice President of Product Marketing for Manufacturing at Epicor Software, tells us that ERP software combined with smart factory technology is the perfect pairing for progressive manufacturing. Look around and the manufacturing industry is brimming with examples of firms that […]


Seera Group selects AWS as its preferred cloud provider

Middle East’s leading travel group achieves 65% improvement in application performance with AWS, allowing it to respond faster to customer needs. Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced that Seera Group (formerly Al Tayyar Travel Group), one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and North Africa, has selected […]


Ovum and Juniper cybersecurity webinar

A Cybersecurity webinar by Ovum and Juniper Networks. Speakers Andrew Milroy, Head of Advisory Services APAC, Ovum, and Harry Toolseram, Consulting Engineer, Juniper Networks, talk about how organisations are prioritising their Digital Transformation agenda.


Intelligent automation improves patient outcomes

In healthcare, intelligent automation is the way of the future for improving patient outcomes, and alongside this, improving healthcare costs for all parties. For providers working to uphold a value-based care model improved patient outcomes also mean better financial payouts. This video from Appian explains more.


Etisalat brings UAE’s first smartphone self-service vending machine to Abu Dhabi

Etisalat launches pilot project with first location at ADNOC Distribution’s service station.  Etisalat has launched a smartphone self-service vending machine that is a ‘first-of-its-kind’ for the UAE by partnering with ADNOC Distribution, a leading fuel distributor and convenience store operator in the UAE. The machine will allow customers 24/7 access and a five-minute turnaround time […]


Kuwait Finance House to adopt MoneyMatch’s Enterprise Solution

Kuwait Finance House (KFH) and MoneyMatch have announced a strategic collaboration to provide cross-border payments for KFH’s customers. This partnership marks MoneyMatch’s maiden entry to provide enterprise solutions via its newest product BankFX. In a statement Kuwait Finance House says customers will be able to enjoy low-cost and simple cross-border transfers with 38 available currencies […]


Kuwait International Airport to revise plans for facial recognition technology

Plans to implement facial recognition at Kuwait International Airport’s newly-built T4 are in the ‘preliminary stages’ after a proposal was received from an unnamed international firm, airport authorities have revealed. Yousef Al-Fouzan, Director General at Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), said on the terminal’s one-year anniversary that the technology is currently ‘under revision’. […]


Dubai Chamber partners with ICC and Perlin to boost Blockchain adoption

Dubai Chamber becomes the world’s first chamber of commerce to offer innovative Blockchain solutions developed by the Center of Future Trade to its members and regional partners. Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Perlin. This has […]


Emirates NBD boosts government department’s digitisation strategy

DoF to fully automate payments through Emirates NBD smartBUSINESS Connect solution.  Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, has announced the successful implementation of a digitised payment solution for the Dubai Department of Finance (DoF) to achieve full Host-to-Host (H2H) integration of all payment processes through the bank’s smartBUSINESS Connect solution. Implemented by the […]


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