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    Etisalat Digital offers glimpse into Future of Retail at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    Highlights of Future of Retail Experience Robomart: World’s first Self-Driving grocery store ‘Unattended store’ enabled by AI and RFID  New autonomous retail solution uses ‘Computer Vision’ technology Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2018:   Etisalat Digital is embracing the future of retail at this year’s GITEX Technology Week, offering a seamless shopping experience through face recognition, artificial intelligence, image recognition and computer vision technologies.     Some of the unprecedented retail shopping experiences featured at Etisalat’s stand include a self-driving grocery store, robotic shopping cart that leads visitors to the grocery isle, a smart dressing room that recommends fashion apparel, a smart vending machine, a state-of-the-art ......read more

    LG innovations in display to revolutionize the retail experience

    Dubai-UAE: 16 October 2018 –   LG Electronics, a pioneer in developing innovative technology showcased its all-new Transparent OLED Signage at the 2018 GITEX Technology Week. The signage aims to revolutionize the retail experience by offering unique ways to captivate potential leads and covert them to paying customers. LG showcased the 55-inch Transparent OLED signage, a state-of-the-art product with razor thin bezels and the most exceptional form factor. With its seamless one-piece glass design and high picture quality, it is especially impressive in retail environments and art galleries where products can be placed behind video or special effects displayed on the Transparent OLED signage. Consumers will soon be welcomed by LG’s Transparent OLED screens in retail stores. The screens have the potential to ......read more

    du and Olea collaborate to highlight innovative eHealth solutions at GITEX 2018

    Dubai, UAE, 16 October 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) and Olea, a specialized advisory and business incubation platform, are showcasing at GITEX Technology Week 2018, a unique eHealth solution delivered via ‘The Consult Station’. The Consult Station by H4D (Health for Development) is a medical connected booth that allows a patient to consult a physician remotely under the same conditions as a traditional face-to-face consultation. The diversity of measurement instruments on hand in the booth such as a blood pressure meter, oximeter, stethoscope, thermometer and otoscope amongst others and the dialogue taking place via videoconference makes it possible for the physician to provide a reliable and risk-free diagnostic consultation remotely. In line with the UAE’s ......read more

    Zain Kuwait, Samsung and Al Babtain Turnkey Solutions Sign MOU to Fast-Track Enterprise Digital Transformation with IoT

    October 16, 2018 –   Zain Kuwait, the leading digital service provider in the country, announces a strategic partnership with Samsung and Al Babtain Turnkey Solutions to employ Internet of Things (IoT) solutions to accelerate the nation’s digital transformation. This collaboration will facilitate the development of smart education, smart health, smart security and smart mobility solutions in line with Kuwait National Development Plan's smart government goals. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed during GITEX Technology Week 2018, in which Zain Kuwait participated showcasing its B2B and Smart City offerings. Under the terms of the MOU, Samsung, as a global leader in innovation, will support Zain Kuwait in driving transformative and beneficial IoT innovation to create exciting opportunities for ......read more

    Emirates Post partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to kickstart digital transformation journey with regional debut of the ‘Hyper-converged Platform'

    Dubai, 16th October, 2018: Emirates Post partners with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to kickstart its digital transformation journey with the regional debut of the Hyper-converged Platform. Announcing details of the Emirates Post’s data center transformation at GITEX 2018, the technology includes a state-of-the-art memory driven system that will enable Emirates Post digitization drive and establish it as an innovation-led organization.  The AI powered, cloud-enabled and highly secure data center, will be the cornerstone for Emirates Post’s new services and will support robust business growth, as well as Emirates Post’s digital services, applications and data. In addition to hosting future technologies that are equipped to serve the traditional services, it is also designed to be agile and respond to dynamic ......read more

    Dubai Civil Defense Enhances Fire Response Capabilities with Avaya

    Project is in line with DCD’s efforts to support Dubai's Smart City initiative Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 October 2018:    The General Directorate of Civil Defense in Dubai (DCD) has teamed up with Avaya and ConnectIt on a new digital transformation project to enhance fire response times. In particular, the project will allow DCD to upgrade its response and fire prevention capabilities to avoid allocating time and resources unnecessarily to false alarms. The project highlights the importance of collaboration between government and the private sector to provide value-added services to citizens, and is part of DCD’s ongoing efforts to support Dubai’s wider Smart City strategy.  Colonel Expert Ali Hassan Al Mutawa, Assistant Director, General of the Dubai Civil Defense for Prevention ......read more

    Huawei hosts the Middle East 5G Ecosystem Conference

    Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, hosted the 5G Ecosystem Conference on the sidelines of the 3rd annual Middle East Innovation Day. Under the theme “5G is Now, Sailing to New eMBB Horizons,” the conference promoted a 5G Ecosystem in the Middle East by bringing together operators, regulatory agencies, industry leaders and other stakeholders to discuss 5G from a business, policy, and industry perspective.    Opening the conference, Mr. Bocar BA, CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council said: “SAMENA Council is engaged and working closely with Huawei, telecom operators, governments’ regulatory authorities and international organizations to create the enabling environment ......read more

    Dubai Health Authority to get digital boost via du's Dubai Pulse platform

    Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and du signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during GITEX Technology Week to provide DHA with virtual solutions on Dubai Pulse. As part of the five-year partnership agreement du will be providing the authority with virtual solutions to cater to web, application, database and shared services on Smart Dubai Offices’ Dubai Pulse. Du will also host the DHA’s disease surveillance and management programme HASANA. The MoU was signed during Gitex Technology Week 2018 by H.E Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the DHA and Osman Sultan, du, EITC.  The solutions will be provided on the Dubai Pulse cloud platform based on VMware and OpenStack technologies. Commenting on the MoU, Al Qutami said: ”The authority is keen to utilise the latest ......read more

    Fujitsu to showcase technologies to drive the region's digital transformation at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    Expert workshops to be organised at GITEX Technology Week showcasing the transformational outcomes that customers are achieving by connecting the right technology partnerships and expertise Dubai, UAE, October 16, 2018:   Fujitsu is showcasing advanced technologies that help drive the digital transformation of the region through its participation at the GITEX Technology Week 2018. A highlight of Fujitsu’s participation are the industry workshops that it will host to highlight the latest trends that can help customers transform their business scape and achieve higher levels of efficieny, productivity and security. Fujitsu is present at multiple sites across GITEX, and some of the workshops it is conducting are detailed here. Fujitsu will conduct three workshops on Oct. 15 (12.30 to 1PM) and Oct. 16 (1.15 to ......read more

    DP World UAE Region Leads Electronics Trade

    Innovative tech solutions are the way forward in this age of the Technological Revolution Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2018:   Regional trade enabler DP World, UAE Region, continues to be the preferred destination for electronic goods entering or exiting the Middle East.  DP World UAE Region plays a central role in the growth of the sector across the country with consumer electronics one of five sectors that account for 76 per cent of the trade value generated by Jafza which amounted to USD 83.1 billion AED in 2017.  The regional trade enabler is also strengthening its supply chain by using innovative technologies to meet the need for on-demand logistics services created by increasing consumer consumption through online purchases. As DP World’s flagships, Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone will ......read more

    Lenovo drives Intelligent Transformation of the future at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    Lenovo offers visitors immersive experiences with four different experiential zones dedicated to AI & HPC, IOT and Telco NFV, Data Analytics and The Cloud. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 15, 2018 –   Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader in driving Intelligent Transformation today announced its participation in the 38th edition of GITEX Technology Week 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre. Lenovo DCG’s third participation in the region’s premier technology event comes with a larger presence this year with a showcase of its strengths in high-performance computing and an array of products and solutions that are fit for the ‘Intelligence Revolution’ era.  In line with Lenovo’s ongoing ‘Intelligent Transformation’ strategy the company ......read more

    Epson Introduces the New A3 and A4 business inkjet aimed at busy workgroups during GITEX Technology Week

    Mono series delivers 40,000 pages, the highest ink yield in its segment Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:   Visitors to Gitex technology Week can experience two new series of WorkForce Pro, single function and multi-function printers for busy offices at Epson stand hall 4, E4-10. The new printers will have Epson’s signature inkjet technology, low environmental impact, low intervention and high productivity for small workgroups wanting both A3 and A4 capability. The WF-C8690, delivers improved performance for A3 printing in this segment, while the WF-M5799DWF, deliver fast, reliable and high-yield A4 mono printing with a low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Jason Whiley, director of sales, Epson Middle East, said: “These laser-beating inkjet printers save money, energy and time, and are packed full of business ......read more

    Introducing the Nokia 7.1 to the UAE

    The first smartphone to launch PureDisplay screen technology for a superior viewing experience, and advanced imaging with ZEISS Optics  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2018 -   HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the Nokia 7.1 -  the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen technology, which will take your viewing experience to the next level due to its high contrast ratio, greater clarity and enhanced colours across all of your content.  The Nokia 7.1’s stunning HDR display lies within a masterfully crafted, gorgeous design and offers an advanced imaging experience powered by a dual rear depth sensing camera with 2PD and ZEISS Optics to ensure you never miss a moment.    Sanmeet Singh Kochhar, General Manager - Middle East, HMD Global, ......read more

    Danfoss at Chillventa: Your Partner – Today and Tomorrow

    Danfoss presents latest innovations and applications for refrigeration and air conditioning at Chillventa Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  At this year's Chillventa, Danfoss is presenting advanced and future-oriented package solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump applications to an international audience of cooling professionals. Danfoss is exhibiting efficient and energy-saving applications based on advanced refrigeration and control technology in four main sectors: Food Retail, Commercial Refrigeration, Industrial Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps. Virtual presentations – including Danfoss City for air conditioning and Danfoss Smart Store for modern deployment in retail or an interactive cold room– are among the highlights of Danfoss's trade fair exhibition. Along with ......read more

    Synology Unveils New Innovations in Storage, Surveillance, and Networking Technologies at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018 –   Synology is participating in the 38th edition of GITEX Technology Week in Hall 7, B7-45, where it unveiled its latest innovations in storage, surveillance and networking technologies. Synology is looking to empower enterprises and home consumers in the Middle East market with a range of new and exciting solutions. “Synology keeps creating an all-inclusive solution centering on storage, backup, network communication, and cloud services. We are also committed to simplifying complexities in IT operations and be able to deliver an effortless management experience to help organizations achieve greater agility. Users in the Middle East countries will definitely be benefited from our latest solutions,” said Nick Jheng, Sales Account Manager at Synology.  Centralized, ......read more

    Interoperability, Not Technology Will Drive Smart Communities Development say UAE Consumers

    Research from Juniper Networks launched at GITEX Technology Week 2018 reveals that consumers look to service providers and governments working together to lead, educate and assure communities Hall 6, C6-01, GITEX Technology Week, October 14-18, 2018   Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018 –   Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced at GITEX Technology Week 2018 new market research* that it conducted with YouGov which suggests that consumers place capabilities like interoperability over technological advances like 5G, cloud, IoT and automation when it comes to which key factors will support the enabling of “smart communities”. The market research is in line with this year’s GITEX theme of driving “future urbanism” and highlights how ......read more

    SolarWinds to Showcase Unified Monitoring and Management Portfolio at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    SolarWinds Orion Platform helps provide full visibility into overall performance of complex environments for technology professionals   Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week, October 14-18, 2018, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The company, who is ranked #1 in network management software*, will exhibit the latest updates to its SolarWinds® Orion® Platform and its end-to-end hybrid IT management portfolio, which help today’s technology professionals monitor, troubleshoot, and improve hybrid IT performance.   According to the 2018 SolarWinds IT Trends Report: The Intersection of Hype and Performance, technology professionals are prioritizing investments in hybrid IT ......read more

    Next wave of eSIM to be a reality soon in the UAE as du announces agreement with G+D Mobile Security for consumer and M2M devices

    Dubai (UAE), October 14, 2018 –   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, today announced an agreement with Munich-based Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security, to offer its AirOn eSIM Management Solution to du. As a result of the agreement, eSIM will soon be commercially available for consumers (watches and smartphones) and M2M devices. With this technology, du is now able to embrace the next wave of eSIM evolution for consumer and M2M devices and provides eSIM services to its customer base. This was announced and demonstrated on the sidelines of the ongoing GITEX Technology Week, during 14 -18 October in Dubai. With this development, du will become the first telecommunications service provider in the Middle East region to offer eSIM services to its customers over smartphones. Saleem AlBlooshi, Chief ......read more

    du Promotes Inclusive, Happier Society in Partnership With Amal Glasses at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    du is championing artificially intelligent technology for good with an interactive stand for the visually impaired Dubai, UAE, 14 October, 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is partnering with Amal Glasses at GITEX Technology Week 2018 to showcase technology-driven outcomes and smart solutions for the blind and visually impaired. Launched in the UAE, Amal Glasses is a revolutionary technology which, through the aid of a virtual assistant, enables blind people to know more about their surrounding environment. The glasses rely on artificial intelligence (AI) technology to process the data and present it to the blind by voice so that they can know everything they care about. Ahmed Al-Ghafly, a Senior Project Manager, Ministry of Community Development was invited to experience the ......read more

    Oracle and LinkedIn Collaborate to Improve Candidate and Employee Experience

    Expanded relationship helps organizations address the challenges of today’s rapidly changing global talent marketplace     Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:  Oracle and LinkedIn today announced that they are working together to help HR professionals meet the shifting demands of the talent economy. A series of new integrations between Oracle’s Human Capital Management Cloud (Oracle HCM Cloud) and Taleo Enterprise Edition, and LinkedIn, will help HR teams attract, engage and retain employees by growing their talent pool, improving the candidate experience, enhancing internal mobility and increasing career development opportunities.   “The world of work is rapidly changing, and this is creating new opportunities and challenges for talent leaders,” said Scott Roberts, Vice President of ......read more

    du presents GOV2071 Guidebook Experience in partnership with the World Government Summit Organization at GITEX Technology Week 2018

    du’s interactive ‘Government in 2071’ experience reveals a roadmap for the future of global societal and technological megatrends   Dubai, UAE, 14 October, 2018:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announces an extension of its deep strategic relationship with the World Government Summit through unveiling the much-anticipated ‘Government in 2071’ Guidebook Experience at GITEX Technology Week 2018. His Excellency Omar Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence and Managing Director of the World Government Summit, visited the stand and was welcomed by Mohamed Al Hussaini, Chairman, EITC, along with Osman Sultan, CEO, EITC and senior management, to experience the purpose of ‘Government in 2071’ ¬– which aims not ......read more

    Western Digital powers AI-enabled storage for futuristic surveillance and security

    WD ‘Beyond Surveillance’ campaign GITEX 2018 launches edge to core lineup with industry’s highest-capacity surveillance storage Dubai, UAE – October 14, 2018 –   Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global leader in data storage, showcased its expanded range of AI-enabled edge to core surveillance solutions through its ‘Beyond Surveillance’ campaign at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. Located at Sheikh Rashid Hall, booth SR-E6, the two-storey booth presented a full range of the latest WD Purple surveillance range as well as hero products from the company’s WD and SanDisk brands. The video surveillance market in the Middle East is growing and this in turn puts the spotlight on storage solutions that support the exponential growth in surveillance data and footage. ......read more

    Middle East and Africa Feeds Appetite for Unlimited Data

    CommScope Showcases Technology for Future Networks at GITEX 2018   Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:  As the region embraces economic diversity, governments are investing in non-oil industries to diversify their sources of income .  The Middle East is prioritizing innovation and investing in transformative technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and cloud computing.     In support of the Middle East’s network operators, CommScope is developing innovative fibre optic solutions to transport large amounts of data very quickly and reliably.  The company will demonstrate its latest offerings at GITEX Technology Week 2018.     “The Middle East and Africa aims to future proof its economy which caters to 20 percent of the world’s ......read more

    Avaya Demonstrates UC Diversity at GITEX

    Avaya Demonstrates Simultaneous Live Voice Translation Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 14, 2018 –   Avaya Holdings Corp. (NYSE:AVYA) is demonstrating the diverse capabilities of its Avaya Vantage™ device to connect people in new ways at GITEX Technology Week 2018. One application being shown is the ability for simultaneous live voice translation which can be used to empower the Expo’s 25 million international visitors, speaking more than 1,000 languages, to easily and effectively communication and share ideas. “Every year at GITEX, our customers, partners and industry peers look to Avaya to define the global technology roadmap,” said Frederick Sabty, VP Hospitality Worldwide at Avaya. “We believe it is our responsibility as a market leader to develop and demonstrate ......read more

    Daikin eyes significant expansion of business in the UAE

    Opens the first showroom in Ras Al Khaimah in collaboration with “AlDaman Electrical Equipments”  Dubai, UAE - 13 October 2018:  Daikin, the world’s leading Japanese heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC-R) solutions manufacturer, is looking to expand its sales network in the UAE. In collaboration with AlDaman Electrical Equipments, Daikin’s authorized dealer in RAK, the brand opened its first exclusive showroom in Ras Al Khaimah, with multiple showrooms planned for launch in the coming months in other emirates. “Daikin’s growth stands on three main pillars; the brand’s reputation as a global leader; superior products that provide comfort, efficiency and lower energy bills; and a strong dealers network that is capable of representing the Daikin brand. ......read more

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    Tata Communications acquires mobility and Internet of Things specialist Teleena

    The acquisition is an investment in technology and talent to accelerate Tata Communications’ growth in the global mobility and Internet of Things market   Dubai, UAE – October 3rd 2018:   Tata Communications, a leading global digital infrastructure provider, is acquiring Teleena, a Netherlands-based Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity specialist and mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE). The company’s technology reduces the operational complexity and cost of mobility and IoT deployments for businesses. Teleena’s solution is a key part ......read more

    Red Hat Drives Security Orchestration and Automation with New Ansible Capabilities

    DUBAI, UAE, 3rd October, 2018 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today previewed new Ansible Automation integrations to help customers automate and orchestrate enterprise security solutions, further extending Red Hat’s leadership across the IT security landscape. By automating security capabilities like enterprise firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS) and security information and event management (SIEM), organizations can better unify responses to cyberattacks through the coordination of multiple, disparate security ......read more

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Reveals Full-Scale Passenger Capsule

    The world’s first full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule, built in Spain by Airtificial, gets ready to head to Toulouse R&D facility for optimization  3 October 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE:    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, provided a first look of their full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule today at an unveiling ceremony in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. The event was also held to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the founding of HyperloopTT and showcased the company’s progress since it was established as the first Hyperloop company in the ......read more

    Du brings Asia Cup's cricketing stars closer to the people

    Leading telco invites cricket fans to get up close with their favourite stars  Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2018:   du, part of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), hosted a unique opportunity for cricket fans in the UAE on September 30: the chance to get up close with their sports heroes from the recently completed Asia Cup. Following a close commercial partnership with ITW Sports, lucky winners to compete to win a once in a lifetime chance to engage with star cricket players from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.  Lucky winners got to meet stars of ......read more

    His Excellency Majid Saif Al Ghurair Opens Gitex Shopper 2018

    Super savings, gadgets galore and a plethora of mega competition prizes as GITEX Shopper 2018 opens for business New GITEX Shopper features including the Xperience Zone and Shopper Games expected to wow more than 100,000 visitors over five days Dubai, UAE – Tuesday 2nd October, 2018:   His Excellency Majid Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, officially inaugurated this year’s GITEX Shopper - the region’s largest consumer electronics shopping spectacular – at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today. Touring the ......read more

    Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company wins MOHRE Emiratization Award

    The telco exceeds required Emiratization standards within its institutional framework, including the ideal work environment, innovation rates, employee development and training programs Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 2, 2018:   Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) won the MOHRE Emiratization Award at a ceremony held at the Presidency Palace in Abu Dhabi. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al ......read more

    Ring to Promote Innovative Home Security Products and Solutions to Make Homes Safer at GITEX

    Dubai, UAE – October 2, 2018: Ring, a leader in neighbour-hood security, today announced its participation in the GITEX Technology Week 2018. Ring use the GITEX platform to promote its innovative home security products and services, giving partners and neighbours the opportunity to experience Ring products first hand and to learn about its features and benefits via demos. “Following Ring’s successful inaugural participation at GITEX last year, we are excited to once again be part of the biggest technology exhibition in the Middle East. Ring’s mission to reduce crime ......read more

    Mimecast Kicks Off Global Cybersecurity Awareness Training Initiative

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 1, 2018 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the start of a month-long global initiative to promote combining awareness training with cyber-resilience strategies to help reduce the risk of data breaches and lost productivity. Mimecast will use Cyber Security Awareness Month to introduce IT decision makers to its newest offering, MimecastSM Awareness Training. Mimecast acquired Ataata in July 2018, creating the foundation for the new platform. Mimecast Awareness Training is designed to ......read more

    Capillary Technologies launches bespoke AI solutions for offline retail to compete with online market place

    The leading SaaS product company from Asia registers 60% growth YoY and aims to achieve a revenue of USD 100Mn over the next 2 years.  Dubai, UAE, October 02, 2018:  Capillary Technologies, Asia’s leading Software as Service (SaaS) Product Company, has announced the launch of Capillary Zero Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform in the Middle East market. The Zero AI platform will increasingly power all of Capillary’s products, including the insights, customer engagement, commerce and loyalty platforms. While the company has registered more than 60 per cent growth in ......read more

    HMD Global unveils exclusive offers on Nokia phones at GITEX Shopper 2018

    From stylish to classic and durable smartphones, there’s a Nokia phone for everyone   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 2 October 2018:   HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, revealed today unique offers on the  Nokia smartphone range at GITEX Shopper, the largest and most anticipated consumer electronics show in the region, held from 2nd to 6th October at Dubai World Trade Centre.   During the event, exciting offers are up for grabs from retailers of Nokia phones, including Axiom, Carrefour, Lulu, Jumbo, Sharaf DG, Emax, ......read more

    Riverbed Introduces Powerful Microsoft Product Integrations to Accelerate Cloud Strategies and Maximize Digital Performance

    Riverbed®, The Digital Performance Company™, has introduced a series of powerful Microsoft product integrations, enabling mutual customers to leverage their Riverbed and Microsoft investments together to drive business results and maximize digital performance. With this announcement, Riverbed demonstrates its continued and ongoing commitment to deliver customers with the agility, flexibility, and application performance required to compete in today’s cloud and digital environment. “Riverbed has a long-standing relationship with Microsoft and we remain committed to ......read more

    Sale of the Century! Gitex Shopper 2018 Opens Doors to Eager Electronics Bargain Hunters

    Most eagerly awaited edition runs from 2-6 October in Za’abeel Halls 4-6, with reduced tickets priced at AED20 Dubai, UAE – Monday 1st October, 2018:   GITEX Shopper 2018, the region’s favourite and longest-running consumer electronic bonanza, officially opens at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today (Tuesday 2nd October), with a host of new or revamped features set to lure in more than 100,000 gadget-seekers and consumer technology visitors over five days. Running in Za-abeel Halls 4-6 until Saturday 6 October, GITEX Shopper 2018 returns with the ......read more

    Huawei Consumer Business Group partners with GITEX Shopper 2018 as official technology partner

    Huawei to launch exciting new notebook MateBook X pro and showcase signature products  Dubai, United Arab Emirates –  1st October, 2018:   Huawei Consumer Business Group has been announced as the official technology partner of GITEX Shopper 2018. This partnership with the largest consumer technology exhibition in the Middle East, is a testament to the brand’s leading technological position in the UAE and in the region. Huawei as a brand known for its commitment to innovation will debut the MateBook X Pro in the UAE, which sports the world’s first ......read more

    La French Tech is back to GITEX with the latest innovations in the world of technology

    Dubai World Trade Centre from 14th to 18th  of October Hall 4 Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018:  Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, is organizing the French Tech Pavilion on the occasion of the 38th annual edition of GITEX. This year, Amadeus, a leader in tourism and ticketing platforms will be the official partner of the French pavilion. It will reward the most innovative French exhibitor. In the top 5 of the most innovative country in the world, France is reinforcing its commitment to support regional initiatives ......read more

    Deployment of Intelligent, Converged Network by Cisco Starts for Expo 2020

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 1, 2018:   Cisco, Official Digital Network Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, has announced that it is collaborating with Smartworld, a Cisco partner in the UAE, to design and implement a smart network infrastructure for the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to offer a glimpse into the future, guided by the belief that innovation and progress are the result of people and ideas coming together in new and ......read more

    A10 Networks Demonstrates Commitment to Middle East Customers and Partners with Inaugural Executive Summit in Dubai

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 1st October, 2018 A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, successfully hosted its inaugural Middle East Executive Summit with the theme ‘Automate Your Defenses - Rethinking Security in a Smart World’ at the One & Only Royal Mirage hotel in Dubai on the 17th of September, 2018. Speaking to more than 100 attendees at the event, Lee Chen, founder and CEO of A10 Networks expressed his gratitude to partners and customers for their continued support. He also provided insights into the massive ......read more

    Record Breaking & Unmatched Results of ICS BANKS® Application from ICSFS Performance and High-watermark Benchmarking on Oracle Exadata Database Machine

    Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018:   ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), a global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions and a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced successful and unmatched results of high-watermark benchmark performance of its ICS BANKS® Universal Banking Application on Oracle Exadata environment.    Performed in August 2018, at Oracle’s UK Labs, ICSFS benchmarked its ICS BANKS® software suite on Oracle Exadata Database environment. The benchmark covers both Oracle Database ......read more

    Oracle Ushers Next Gen Cloud Computing Era at GITEX 2018

    Latest Autonomous; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Internet of Things (IoT) Technologies will help companies visualize their future in the digital economy  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 October 2018:   Interactive demos of Oracle’s latest cloud innovations including Autonomous; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Machine Learning, and more at GITEX 2018 will enable businesses drive future strategy by anticipating change and determining what their customers do next.  “Digital transformation spending across the META region is expected to surpass 32 ......read more

    Over 50 percent customers plan to buy smartphones at Gitex, research reveals

    Latest research by Kantar looks into the purchase intent of consumers for the upcoming Gitex Shopper 2018 Out of the 70 percent respondents who visited Gitex expo last year, three-fourth plan to return Besides smartphones, other items of personal use such as laptops, tablets and smartwatches on top of buyers’ list October 1, 2018; Dubai, UAE:   Smartphones were the most bought electronic item last year and it continues to remain the most favorite this year as well, with more than 50% respondents planning to buy a new smartphone at the upcoming Gitex Shopper 2018 ......read more

    Incredible iPhone sale exclusively on SOUQ.com Customers to Enjoy Huge Savings

    1st October 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   SOUQ.com is excited to announce an incredible iPhone sale for Apple fanatics in the UAE. Starting now, shoppers can enjoy further discounts on select Apple devices such as the much-loved Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 7 and much more. This exciting sale gives customers the opportunity to have an enjoyable shopping experience along with great savings. ...read more

    Ericsson and Turkcell win the Innovation Award at Telecoms World Middle East

    Dubai, UAE, October 01, 2018:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and the Turkey headquartered digital operator Turkcell (NYSE:TKC) (BIST:TCELL) won the Innovation Award – Vendor at the Telecoms World Middle East 2018 in Dubai for its Smart Irrigation Hydrant solution.  As a long-term partner and R&D collaborator, Ericsson is helping Turkcell create a future-proof, technology agnostic network.  Integrated into traditional irrigation systems, Smart Irrigation Hydrant technology enables remote valve ON/OFF, controls water consumption index value and issues warnings to users and ......read more

    Free VAT filing services exclusively for Etisalat's ‘Hello Business Hub' customers

    Dubai, 30 September 2018:   Etisalat announced today that it has teamed up with Skylines Tax Consultancy to offer free Value Added Tax (VAT) filing services exclusively for its Small and Medium Business (SMB) customers at the ‘Hello Business Hub’.  This is keeping in line with UAE government’s VAT legislation which introduced a 5 percent VAT on 1st January this year. Under the new law, a VAT return has to be filed by registered tax payers at the end of the tax period.  Esam Mahmoud, Senior Vice President, Small and Medium Business, Etisalat, said: ......read more

    Huawei heralds dawn of AI age in Middle East at GITEX 2018

    State-of-the-art AI capabilities at centerpiece of show by Huawei to empower organizations to be open, agile, and intelligent The third annual Huawei Middle East Innovation Day to be held on the sidelines of GITEX in Oct 15 under the theme, “Innovate for a Digital Middle East” Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2018:   Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, will unveil its newest AI-driven technologies at GITEX Technology Week to take place in Dubai from October 14 to 18.  On top of ......read more

    Redefining the Meaning of Quick Laundry with Samsung's QuickDrive™ Technology

    QuickDrive™ is the time-saving laundry solution you’ve always wanted but never had – until now Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2018:  The term laundry day was coined simply because laundry is one of the most time consuming household tasks. Depending on how many loads you need to wash, it’s not uncommon for an entire day to escape you between separating, washing, drying, and folding. But laundry shouldn’t require rearranging your schedule to accommodate for lengthy wash cycles – and with Samsung’s QuickDrive™ washing machine, it never will. By ......read more

    Google Launches “Abtal Al Internet” to Help Children be Safe and Confident Online

    An interactive digital safety program in Arabic, designed to help children, educators and parents together make smarter decisions online Dubai, UAE, September 30, 2018:  Google announced today the launch of “Abtal Al Internet” (English translation is “Internet Heroes”), a multifaceted program designed to teach children the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety in Arabic. “Abtal Al Internet” provides a range of resources and online activities for children, educators and parents to encourage digital safety and citizenship.  The online ......read more

    ESET Launches Flexible Cloud Service To Solve SMB IT Security Challenges

    ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, today launches ESET Cloud Administrator – a cloud-based remote security management solution specifically designed to address the IT security challenges faced by small and medium businesses (SMBs). According to recent data, nearly one in five SMBs fell victim to an external security threat in the past two years while nearly half (44%) believe they could face a cyber-threat in the next 12 months. The challenge for many SMBs is that they do not have resources, budget or knowledge to properly tackle this growing number of cyber ......read more

    Qualys Introduces Assessment and Monitoring for the CIS Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark

    New extension of Qualys’ Cloud Security Assessment (CSA) helps organizations leveraging Microsoft Azure to build security into DevOps initiatives   Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:   Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced it is providing customers with monitoring and assessment for the CIS (Center for Internet Security, Inc.) Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark within its Cloud Security Assessment (CSA) Cloud App. This new automated compliance monitoring and assessment helps ......read more

    Sophos Placed in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management

    Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s September 18, 2018, "Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls).” As one of only three vendors positioned as a leader, Sophos is positioned furthest for completeness of vision and ability to execute. Sophos is the only IT security company to be consistently positioned as a Leader by Gartner in both the January 2018 Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms and ......read more

    Ring and Al Jammaz Kick Off Partner Roadshow to Help Make Homes Safer in Saudi Arabia

    Ring and Al Jammaz host roadshow in Riyadh and Jeddah to promote home security and share Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions  September 26, 2018:   Ring, a leader in in neighbourhood security together with Al Jammaz Distribution, the leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, announced they have embarked on a two-city roadshow in Riyadh and Jeddah, to promote Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions and share insights into the importance of home security with its partners in the Kingdom.  “Ring believes in keeping ......read more

    Xiaomi Launches POCOPHONE F1, Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite in UAE

    Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018:  Global technology leader Xiaomi and its official distributor Task FZCO is launching new sub-brand POCOPHONE F1 and expand its Android One squad today by introducing Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite. Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite starts at 619 AED while POCOPHONE F1 is available at 1249 AED.  POCOPHONE F1 is the ultimate device for power users, who can enjoy gaming at high frame rates and use intensive applications without worrying about slowdowns resulting from overheating. It features a 4000mAh battery that can sustain 8 hours of non-stop gaming. POCOPHONE F1 ......read more

    Infor Delivers Coleman AI Digital Assistant

    At Inforum Conference, Company Also Introduces Infor Coleman AI Machine Learning Platform   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Sep. 26, 2018 –   Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, today announced the general availability (GA) of its Infor Coleman Digital Assistant, which is designed to help maximize human work potential by enabling natural language extensibility and accessibility of Infor CloudSuite. From a user perspective, the Infor Coleman Digital Assistant can help make work more enjoyable and ......read more

    Fortinet Expands Security Fabric Offerings on Microsoft Azure with Sandbox and CASB Solutions

    Dubai, UAE – September 26, 2018.  Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the expansion of its Fortinet Security Fabric offerings on Microsoft Azure, supporting customers with enhanced protection of the expanded attack surface of their hybrid cloud environments. Fortinet provides a broad portfolio of security offerings on Azure, including FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall, FortiWeb, FortiMail, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer. To expand this portfolio, Fortinet now offers FortiSandbox for Azure and ......read more

    5 Reasons EMUI 9.0 Will Revolutionize the Android Experience

    Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2018:   The year 2018 marks the sixth year since Huawei launched the very first EMUI. The Android-based operating system has come a long way since then, and is now serving 350 million active users around the globe. The latest EMUI 9.0, first revealed during IFA 2018 at an exclusive media event, is based on the latest version of Google’s smartphone platform: Android P.   Developed to “Enable a Quality Life,” EMUI 9.0 is Huawei’s take on the Android P OS, and comes with a wealth of improvements both in the interface as ......read more

    Books, Bills and Direct Mail Printing Now More Productive and Profitable with the Brenva HD Production Press

    New Xerox Brenva HD options boost output, flexibility and applications Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 25, 2018 –   With the demand for color inkjet pages expected to grow more than five-fold through 20221, print providers need more productivity and flexibility from their inkjet devices to capture that growth. To respond to the demand, Xerox has increased output capacity for the Xerox Brenva® HD Production Press by 40 percent, expanded stock choices and added a roll feed capability for continuous operation. Productivity Boost          ......read more

    Ericsson Report: USD 3.3 Billion Digitalization Revenues in UAE by 2026

    Operators can capture potential revenues of USD 3.3 billion from digitalization of industries in UAE, according to Ericsson’s ‘The guide to capturing the 5G industry digitalization business potential’ 5G technology will enable digitalization of industries such as energy and utilities, public safety, and manufacturing Of the ten industries listed in the report, manufacturing is the largest, with a global revenue potential for telecom operators of USD 113 billion by 2026. This is followed by energy and utilities, with a global revenue potential of USD 101 billion by the ......read more

    Huawei CBG expand collaboration with DTCM Stakeholders to promote Dubai as top travel destination with Huawei Mobile Services

    Unique and strategic service, SkyTone, to add ease to Chinese travelers when visiting Dubai  Dubai, 24 September, 2018:   Huawei Mobile Services MENA, part of Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has collaborated with Dubai Tourism for the Dubai China Conference 2018 that was held recently at Atlantis, The Palm. At the conference, Huawei CBG announced its strategic service, SkyTone, an inexpensive global mobile data roaming service, dedicated to Chinese Outbound Travellers, which will joint Dubai Tourism to promote Dubai as the destination of choice for tourists in ......read more

    3 ways unsecured Wi-Fi can contribute to a data breach

    Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2018:  UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has just issued a warning about the usage of free public Wi-Fi hotspots that should be handled with caution. While it is convenient to have Wi-Fi access whenever and wherever you are, using public Wi-Fi could put your information at the risk of a data breach. Handling official work, sensitive data or transferring funds while connected to a public Wi-Fi network can be risky.   Ruckus Networks, leading networking solutions provider in the Middle East, has identified 3 main ways our data gets breached ......read more

    Gitex Shopper Introduces Xperience Zones to Ramp Up Region's Largest Technology Market Place

    What to buy and how to use insights as four dedicated Xperience Zones provide tips, tricks and advice on the latest gadgets and accessories From the latest MG ZS Compact SUV to holiday packages, Nikon Cameras, XBOX’s  GITEX Shopper’s Visit & Win, Scratch & Win, and Shop & Win provide visitors with numerous chances to win big UAE consumer electronics market expected to reach AED12.3 billion by 2021 Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2018:  The eagerly-awaited 2018 edition of GITEX Shopper - the region’s favorite and longest-running consumer electronic ......read more

    LG's Ergonomically Designed Products Put Consumer Wellbeing in the Forefront

    Product differentiation meets consumer needs with LG’s innovative line of customer-oriented products Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2018:  The concept of consumer product differentiation is an established market practice. Many companies trying to push the envelope by offering products that possess new features beyond the ordinary. Most companies’ efforts result in a disconnect due to the struggle with arguably the most primal factor in product development – ergonomics. The consumer-oriented concept of ergonomics is integrated into a wide range of LG’s latest ......read more

    Ring Collaborates with Sharaf DG to Make Homes Safer in the UAE

    Sharaf DG to promote and retail Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions through its strong retail stores and innovative Solution Bar Dubai, UAE – September 24, 2018:   Ring, a leader in neighbourhood security, today announced that it has partnered with Sharaf DG, the leading specialty electronics retailer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).  As part of the collaboration, Sharaf DG will promote and retail Ring’s innovative home security products and solutions in their stores as well as at their innovative in-store Solution Bar, giving customers ......read more

    Samsung Electronics Wins 49 IDEA Design Awards

    Wireless Audio Visual Identity System, Dual Cook Flex™ and Built-in Chef Collection Cooking Package are among the winners in a record year for Samsung   Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018:  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that it won 49 IDEA Design Awards, including one Gold, six Silvers and two Bronzes, at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2018. It is the most IDEA prizes the company has won in a single year.     “With consumer-focused innovation, we will continue to strive for design that can create meaningful value ......read more

    Winsoft International Announces Its Participation in the Gitex - Technology Week 2018

    OCT 14-18, 2018 at DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 23, 2018:   WinSoft International is an innovative International software publisher. Its know-how is to localize software for the MENA market that supports the special characteristics of Arabic and right to left languages.  Winsoft partners with FileMaker, an Apple subsidiary, to make breakthrough technologies accessible to Middle Eastern countries.  FileMaker is the world’s leading workplace innovation platform. It provides everything you need to streamline workflows and solve ......read more

    Huawei Deepens Cooperation with Duisburg to Transform Germany's Industrial Heartland into a Smart City

    Dubai, UAE, September 22, 2018:  Sören Link, Mayor of Duisburg, Germany, has lead a 19-person government delegation to visit Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The visit which took place from September 3 to 4, aims to deepen their cooperation in smart city development. Their cooperation will focus on transforming Duisburg from a traditional industrial city into a service-oriented smart city through smart government, smart port logistics, smart education, smart infrastructure, 5G and broadband, smart homes, and urban IoT.  Huawei and Duisburg Jointly Build an ......read more

    75 percent more speed and 58 percent more efficiency in Huawei's upcoming Mate 20 series phone

    Huawei’s Kirin 980 boasts the world’s first 7-nanometer mobile AI chipset that promises a higher intelligence in mobile phones   Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  In the race against time to provide consumers with what they want and when they want it, phone companies pack more power, more speed and more efficiency into each new chipset design. Huawei’s 7-nanometer chipset is expected to bring the next level of true AI in Huawei’s upcoming flagship phone to be launched next month.    Huawei has always been at the forefront of research and ......read more

    du Wins Smart Cities Award at the Telecoms World Middle East 2018

    Powered by du, Dubai Pulse platform is a key facilitator in Dubai’s shift towards smart technologies Dubai, UAE, 20 September 2018:  du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), won the Smart Cities Award at the Telecoms World Middle East 2018 for its role in developing Dubai Pulse – a platform owned by Smart Dubai office. As a strategic partner of Smart Dubai, du established Dubai Pulse platform in 2017- the digital backbone of the city that offers the means of sharing data in order to be utilized by decision makers encouraging innovation. Jihad Tayara, ......read more

    Ericsson showcased SMME innovation at ITU Telecom World 2018

    Highlights on display at the Ericsson booth included the City model, AI drone, cloud robotics, connected vehicles and 3.5GHz connectivity Ericsson hosted 20 SMMEs inside its exhibition stand Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC)  showcased the latest innovations in 5G, Digital Services, and IoT with a focus on supporting Small, Medium and Micro-sized Enterprises (SMMEs) at ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban, South Africa.   Highlights on display at the Ericsson booth included the City model showcasing 5G efficiencies that can be created on ......read more

    DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA Partner to Ensure a Secure Future for the Internet of Things (IoT) as the Quantum Computing Age Dawns

    Partnership aims to deliver secure, post-quantum-ready PKI with end-to-end roots of trust and safe, reliable key management for next-gen IoT devices  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 20, 2018:  DigiCert Inc., the world’s leading provider of scalable PKI solutions for identity and encryption, Gemalto, a global leader in digital security, and ISARA Corp., the leading provider of quantum-safe security solutions, today announced a partnership to develop advanced quantum-safe digital certificates and secure key management for connected devices commonly referred to as the ......read more

    Huawei MEC Solution Wins The Best Edge Computing Technology for 5G Evolution Award

    Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  The Huawei MEC solution won "The Best Edge Computing Technology for 5G Evolution" award at the Edge Computing Congress in 2018. This award recognizes achievement of the Huawei MEC solution in 5G architecture innovation, deployment practices, and application exploration.  Yu Haitao (right), Vice President of Huawei Packet Core Network Product Line, receiving the award The Huawei MEC solution deploys applications, content, core network service processing and resource scheduling functions at the network edge, close to the radio access ......read more

    IELTS, the world's most trusted high-stakes English test, launches on computer in the United Arab Emirates

    Test takers can now take IELTS - the world’s most trusted high-stakes English test - on a computer. Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  With the first computer-delivered test taking place today, test takers can get their results faster (5 – 7 days) and to choose from more test dates. The test content and structure remain the same whether taking IELTS on computer or paper and, importantly, the Speaking test remains face-to-face with a certified IELTS Examiner. Whether test takers take paper-based or computer-delivered IELTS, they can be confident that they are taking the ......read more

    CIOMajlis Delves into the 4th Industrial Revolution at its 2018 Annual Conference

    From the future of national education to Expo 2020’s riveting plans,  CIOMajlis’ annual conference explores the digital future of Dubai 20 September 2018, Dubai:   In its 2018 edition, CIOMajlis’ Annual Conference explored the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the vital role the UAE will play in it. Keeping sustainability and practical innovation at its core, the conference welcomed notable speakers from both the government and private sector. “We are delighted to be celebrating the second edition of CIOMajlis’ annual conference. ......read more

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