Also announcing Mi Note 10 Lite
1st June 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Today Xiaomi announced three new smartphones, Redmi Note 9 Pro, Redmi Note 9 and Mi Note 10 Lite.
Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9: The legend continues
Redmi Note series has been offering some of the most incredible mid-range smartphones on the market, with over 110 million1 Redmi Note units sold across the globe. Together with the recently launched Redmi Note 9S, the new Redmi Note smartphone lineup continues to flaunt cutting edge design and innovation without the flagship price point.
Photography and videography reign supreme with 64MP quad camera
Featuring an impressive quad-camera setup in the rear, Redmi Note 9 Pro’s 64MP main lens captures crisp, ultra-high-resolution images in all lighting conditions while ......read more
License Agreement Covers Numerous Technologies
Currently Found in LG’s CordZero and HOM-BOT Vacuums
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 01, 2020: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Miele & Cie. KG (Miele) have entered into a long-term patent license agreement covering robot vacuum cleaner technologies. The terms of the agreement will allow Miele to produce and sell robot vacuum cleaners using patented technologies developed by LG R&D.
The license agreement includes the use of LG’s patented induction signal guide and infrared-induced signals to enable robot cleaners to accurately and precisely return to their docking stations for charging. Other LG patents being licensed relate to dust unit detection and agitator attachment technologies.
“LG has long and storied history of ......read more
New Video-Forward Design and Compact Body Packed with Advanced Imaging Technology and Easy-to-Use Functionality
Dubai, UAE, 31 May 2020 – Sony Middle East & Africa has announced the new pocket-sized digital camera ZV-1 a lightweight, compact “all-in-one” style solution will be available in the UAE in July 2020. Designed from the ground up for content creators and vloggers, the ZV-1 combines easy-to-use features with uncompromising imaging technology, making this the perfect tool for any content creator at all skill levels.
“Sony’s new ZV-1 was purpose-built to meet the needs and demands of today’s video creators,” said Murat Gebeceli, Head of Digital Imaging, Sony Middle East & Africa. “We are always listening to our customers, ......read more
Joining the Steering Committee Allows LG to Go Beyond Blockchain to
Usher in the Next Era of Fast, Fair and Secure Applications
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 31, 2020: LG Electronics Inc. (LG) and Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform, today announced that LG has joined the Hedera Governing Council. The Council, designed to enable the most decentralized governance model for a public ledger, will comprise up to 39 global organizations from a diverse array of industries and geographies.
LG is the Council’s 14th member, joining Boeing, Deutsche Telekom, DLA Piper, FIS (WorldPay), Google, IBM, Magalu, Nomura, Swirlds, Swisscom Blockchain, Tata Communications, University College London (UCL), and Wipro. As the sole home appliance manufacturer to join ......read more
• All Sony’s digital imaging equipment is disinfected with isopropyl pads
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020: Jason Rego, Senior Manager- Digital Imaging, Sony Middle East and Africa with the Gearbox team. Sony Alpha Cameras and Lenses than can now be rented from Gearbox online
Dubai, UAE, 28 May 2020 - Sony Middle East & Africa has partnered with Gearbox, a market leader in photography and prosumer videography rental, to provide amateur and professional photographers in the UAE with integrated online access to hire Sony’s latest range of Alpha cameras and lenses.
Renting Sony’s digital imaging equipment is now easy on the proprietary award winning and fully automated rental platform built into Gearbox website. Interested customers can check ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 28, 2020: Just as thorough hand washing and other hygienic practices have become key aspects of our daily lives, keeping our smartphones clean should also form a key part of our self-sanitation routines given just how much we interact with our mobile devices.
So, how exactly can you continue to use your smartphone and stay hygienic? Read on for some suggestions as to how you can effectively and safely clean your smartphone.
Why Do You Need to Clean Your Smartphone?
According to a study by global consultancy firm Deloitte, American users view their smartphones around 14 billion times a day, with each individual user picking up their phone 52 times a day on average. As we enter a phase of telecommuting and remote communication, these numbers are only set to ......read more
HONOR’s new sleek and lightweight laptop comes with a powerfully compact package
MAY 27, 2020: Global technology brand HONOR continues to strengthen its 1+8+n IoT strategy by bringing the HONOR MagicBook series to the Middle East. An ecosystem that integrates one smartphone, eight categories of additional connected products and a wide range of third-party linked devices, the launch of HONOR MagicBook Series in UAE is a milestone to reinforce the brand’s commitment to creating an all-scenario intelligence.
Catered to young people on-the-go, the aesthetically designed HONOR MagicBook 14 is equipped with up to 10-hour of battery life, FullView display with maximized screen-to-body ratio, powerful core for ultra-fast performance and enhanced graphics, as well as smart interconnectivity ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020:
Ericsson's USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas is one of the most advanced manufacturing complexes in the world. When it launched earlier this year its engineering professionals were trained with almost no face-to-face interaction. By utilizing the power of virtual reality (VR) in the months prior to opening, new Ericsson employees were able to learn directly from peers in the company’s Tallinn smart factory, 8,000 km away.
Mediabank ID Number: 109983
Ericsson’s new USA 5G Smart Factory in Lewisville, Texas, began operations in early March this year, producing 5G base stations for the North American market. But almost a year earlier, when the future factory site was still an empty lot, Ericsson had already initiated a ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: We are experiencing life in the UAE like never before under the new normal. Working remotely and staying at home due to social distancing rules has helped us to become closer with our immediate families. It also means we cannot meet our friends and loved ones like we used to. But just because we are physically apart from extended family and friends, it doesn’t mean that we have to be away from them completely. This is where modern technology and the latest smartphones can step in and help us be more connected than ever. Now you can continue to make precious memories by staying in touch with your friends and family while social distancing as well as get work done faster. This might be the new normal for most of us but with the power of the HUAWEI P40 Pro it does not mean you ......read more
• DC500R and DC450R SATA SSDs Now Available Up to 7.68TB
• DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Coming Soon
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 27, 2020: Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., a world leader in memory products and technology solutions, today began shipping the 7.68TB* model of the Data Center 500R (DC500R) and 450R (DC450R) SATA SSDs. The DC1000M 7.68TB U.2 NVMe ships in June. The SSDs provide additional storage and implement strict QoS ensuring predictable IO and low latency for data centers using both NVMe and/or SATA.
Kingston’s 7.68TB data center SSDs include:
• VMware Ready™ SSD engineered for read-intensive applications such as webservers, virtual desktop infrastructure, operational ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2020: Celebrate Eid with intelligent gifting from global technology brand HONOR. Offering the latest next-generation technology at an irresistible price, users can be rewarded with coveted upgrades across photography, design and performance with the HONOR 9X PRO.
Perfect for gifting friends and family members in Eid, the latest devices from HONOR offer the best cutting-edge technology. The newest addition to the immensely popular X series, the HONOR 9X Pro can capture unforgettable Eid moments through the 48MP Triple Camera and 6.59” HONOR FullView Display.
The HONOR 9X PRO is a synthesis of the most desired software and hardware features and functionality, the all-inclusive HONOR 9X PRO is an exceptional assistant for everyday use and the perfect gift ......read more
du home customers can receive up to 2000 landline minutes per month and free unlimited internet calls for just AED 99/month
Dubai, UAE, May 23 2020: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has revealed that the World Calling Pack is now available for all du home customers ahead of Eid Al Fitr. As part of du’s commitment to ensure everybody remains connected with friends and loved ones at home and abroad, the latest initiative provides users with up to 2000 minutes per month to call one international destination of their choice. In addition to this offer, customers will also receive unlimited internet calls through du’s Internet Calling Pack, which comes for free with the plan and will be activated at the same time.
The World Calling Pack is available for AED 99 per month and ......read more
Samsung reaffirms its commitment to continuously present users with new and exciting opportunities
Dubai, UAE – 21 May 2020: Samsung Gulf Electronics has illustrated its determination to please and excite consumers with a unique opportunity to purchase a variety of products this Eid. Samsung is eager to once again contribute to the annual festivities, and a multitude of incredible offers are now available on products that promise to present users with heightened elements of excitement and satisfaction.
Catered to exceed customer demands across multiple segments, Samsung’s Eid promotion applies to various market preferences, whether it be communication, entertainment, domestic, or others. The initiative represents a fantastic opportunity for Samsung enthusiasts to enhance their collection of ......read more
Two Lines from Gumi, Korea to be Relocated to
New Asia Hub Indonesia, Increasing Capacity by 50 Percent
DUBAI, May 21, 2020 – At a time when many other manufacturers are cutting back, LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its TV business with an eye on further diversifying its production footprint and stepping up capacity. The key component of this strategy will be LG’s Cibitung facility in Indonesia which will become the company’s new regional hub, taking over two of the six production lines currently running at in Gumi, South Korea. The move is expected to boost the efficiency of LG’s TV manufacturing across the globe, with Gumi maintaining its status as the control tower and taking on more work for LG’s other growing businesses.
The move is part of a larger picture to realign LG’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20, 2020: Sony Middle East and Africa unveiled a new 4K Handycam® in the UAE, featuring an acclaimed in-built gimbal mechanism, Balanced Optical SteadyShot™ technology, for capturing smooth, natural and high-quality video footage. The FDR-AX43 has been developed for content creators and vloggers who want their footage to demonstrate a refined quality that will stand the test of time.
FDR-AX43 with ECM-B1M and GP-VPT1
The FDR-AX43 implements some of Sony’s most advanced imaging technologies including ZEISS® Vario-Sonnar T* zoom lens with wide angle of 26.8mm and 20x optical zoom and Clear Image Zoom of 30x for 4K / 40x for HD . The new handycam features 1/2.5-type Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor and BIONZ X™ image processing engine ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020: Whether consumers are looking to gift a loved one this Eid, spoil their dads for Father’s Day or even treat themselves to a new device, Lenovo shares its advanced tech solutions designed to boost connectivity, enhancing efficiency and keep users entertained throughout the year and beyond.
Lenovo Legion Y740
Offered in both 15.6 and 17.3-inch formats, Lenovo’s Legion Y740 laptops feature an all-aluminium chassis and advanced hardware from Intel® and NVIDIA® to deliver high-performance gaming on-the-go. PCs are also integrated with Legion Coldfront technology, a dual-channel thermal system and individual CPU and GPU cooling ensure the Legion Y740 stays cool, even during intense gaming sessions. With Corsair® iCUE RGB backlighting and a Dolby ......read more
• Deal will provide nationwide AI-driven managed services and network automation for Indosat Ooredoo in Indonesia
• Indosat Ooredoo to launch Ericsson Operations Engine in July 2020
• Solution will deliver operational, energy, cost efficiency and strengthened network capabilities to Indosat Ooredoo
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 19, 2020: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by Indonesian communications service provider Indosat Ooredoo (IDX:ISAT) to provide AI-powered data driven and customer-centric managed network operations through the Ericsson Operations Engine.
The five-year deal will see Indosat Ooredoo launching Ericsson Operation Engine in July 2020. Ericsson will deploy the latest automation, machine learning and AI technologies to enhance network performance ......read more
When spending a lot of time inside, having the right tools around to keep you productive, active and – last but not least – entertained is key.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18, 2020: While staying active should be a mainstay of everyone’s daily routine, it’s important to enjoy some downtime every now and then and relax with your favorite TV show, game or movie. Read on for some simple tips to making your content-watching and gaming sessions all the more enjoyable.
There’s nothing more satisfying than discovering a new series or film that you love. You can easily enjoy all your favorite Netflix titles directly on your smartphone thanks to the Galaxy line’s signature Infinity Display or Infinity-O Display, along with the powerful performance of ......read more
Smart TVs designed to support 23 languages including Arabic
Dubai, UAE, 18 May 2020: Sony Middle East & Africa has announced that users can enjoy a personalized experience by using the voice search in their own language on the award-winning BRAVIA Android TVs.
Sony’s voice-activated TVs provide a smarter viewing experience. TV owners can now talk to the remote control in Arabic to search content, stream shows, play songs and check the weather by simply speaking in Arabic to the microphone of their smart remote. Viewers can also talk directly to their TVs, thanks to the hands-free voice search available in selective models. The voice-activated TV can even dim the lights when connected to smart home devices, manage tasks and personal calendars.
Shuichi Mugitani, Head of Marketing, Sony ......read more
450 e-learning devices donated to disadvantaged families across Sharjah.
Electronic tablets will assist students receiving home schooling.
Underlines Al Zahia’s commitment to support the Sharjah community through the provision of quality, accessible education.
Sharjah, UAE, 13 May 2020: Sharjah Holding PJSC — a strategic partnership between
Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management — is providing 450 new electronic learning tablets to underprivileged families across the emirate. The devices will be donated by Al Zahia and distributed by Sharjah Charity International to families in need. Focused on improving access to education across the emirate, the initiative will ensure that Sharjah students, who may not have suitable technology at home, join their peers ......read more
• Collection of three lightweight, thin, high-performance laptops
• Updates to Portégé X30-G, Portégé X40-G and Portégé X50-G include 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, optional vPro™ technology, Wi-Fi 6 and new security features
• Refreshed series also meets Microsoft’s Secured-core PC requirements
13 May 2020, Dubai, UAE – Dynabook Europe GmbH today announces the launch of the refreshed Portégé X Series, which includes the 13.3-inch Portégé X30-G, 14-inch Portégé X40-G and 15.6-inch Portégé X50-G¹. Powered by Intel® 10th generation processors, the completed range of premium business laptops boasts the latest performance and security-enhancing features that are well suited for the modern, mobile professional.
Secure and ......read more
du’s fixed broadband network offers average speeds of 130 Mbps – 30 percent higher than the UAE’s average of ~ 100 Mbps *
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 13, 2020: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced it is providing the fastest fixed broadband services in the Gulf region. As part of the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority's (TRA) initiative to ensure seamless continuation of distance learning and working, average fixed broadband speeds have already been increased to 100 Mbps across UAE. Based on du's network performance tool, du customers are benefitting from average of 130 Mbps – 30 percent above the average speed in the UAE.
Through the provision of increased internet speeds across its fixed broadband network, du is accommodating the ......read more
Products to bolster HONOR’s 1+8+N IoT strategy to drive connectivity and all-scenario intelligence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2020: Global technology brand HONOR continues to grow its product family with a comprehensive suite of new smart devices. Unveiled during a live stream event, HONOR showcased an intelligent and integrated ecosystem of devices comprising of the HONOR Magic Earbuds, HONOR Magic Book and updates to the HONOR MagicWatch 2 which included new functions, stylish band options and bringing its female focused design model to the Middle East.
The introduction of these devices follows the increase in demand for more intelligent and digital experiences. From smartphones to wearables and notebooks to personal audio devices, HONOR is now the go-to brand for the needs of ......read more
Samsung announces extended warranty on home appliances products in UAE
Customers to receive two years additional on top of the one-year standard warranty when they purchase selected products
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced an extended warranty initiative for all home appliances products in light of the ongoing difficulties, valid only across the brand’s shops, authorized retails stores, and online store in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The extension, which is running until 30th June 2020, is aimed at enhancing Samsung’s care for customers and will be available to all who make refrigerator, washing machine, air conditioner, dishwasher, and air purifier purchases.
Upon delivery of these appliances, customers will register their personal ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 11, 2020: Ramadan is upon us and this year families across the UAE will be celebrating the holy month at home. Ramadan is being observed in a different manner than what we have been used to as social distancing means we can’t actually be out and about with family and friends to celebrate Iftar. As a result, smartphones have become essential in helping us to stay connected. However, with the HUAWEI P40 Pro you can do far more than just stay connected with loved ones during this time. The smartphone’s powerful feature set allows you to enjoy special moments, create memories with family at home, while also ensuring that the shorter working hours of Ramadan don’t affect your daily productivity. Here is how Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone will help you balance ......read more
November 24, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it has been chosen by Ooredoo Kuwait, a part of Ooredoo Group – a leading international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia – to deliver the region’s first secure SD-WAN managed service. Fortinet Secure SD-WAN will allow Ooredoo’s existing and new enterprise customers to achieve accelerated connectivity, transport mode independence, and increased application performance ......read more
By: Axel Hauer Director EMEA Enterprise Sales, IAMS at HID Global
Industry jargon around authentication is practically inescapable. In today’s threat landscape, there’s certainly justification for keeping these topics front-of-mind and sparking conversation. But when authentication concepts start to get a little tangled, it can be hard to know if you’re speaking the same language as everyone else. Simplifying key terms is important to understand what they really mean, so you’ll see just how complex the world of authentication can be.
1. Strong ......read more
Bottomless data and calling are now a reality for du customers who sign up to the UAE’s first unlimited data and calling postpaid plan
Dubai, UAE, 25 November 2019: Endless opportunities and limitless possibilities are now a reality for du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), postpaid customers with the launch of the UAE’s first true unlimited postpaid Power plan. The value-loaded plan is a first for unlimited data and calling in the United Arab Emirates’ and builds on du’s ethos to deliver customers unbridled value and ......read more
Dubai 25, 2019: Elematic, a global leader in precast concrete production technologies, is introducing their newly launched Extruder E9 casting machine at The Big 5 exhibition in Dubai. It sets a new benchmark for high-speed casting in hollow-core slab production. Elematic Modifier E9 offers accurate, fast and flexible marking and digging of cutting lines and openings.
The new, fifth generation Extruder E9 casts from 30 to 70% faster than its predecessor, achieved not only by automation and optimized casting parameters, but also by completely new design of the ......read more
Officials from the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development inaugurate a branch at The Galleria Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi
Launches flagship store at The Galleria Al Maryah Island to meet the Emirate’s demand for high-end experiences
Opens new regional office, warehouse and service centre to offer quicker sales support and services for Abu Dhabi based businesses & residents
Abu Dhabi, 25 November 2019
Officials from Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (DED) have inaugurated a new branch of Jumbo Electronics, the leading OmniChannel retailer in the region, ......read more
The telco presented how its robust ICT solutions can shape success for Irish companies in the ICT sector
Dubai, UAE, 24 November 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has successfully hosted an Irish Ministerial Trade Mission with the aim of discussing potential collaboration on telecoms and ICT technologies in the UAE for diverse sector implementation.
His Excellency Patrick Breen, Ireland’s Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market, and Data Protection, along with other Government of ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has published How Ransomware Attacks, a playbook for defenders that explains how ransomware variants attack and impact victims. The playbook complements the 2020 Threat Report released on Nov. 4, and features a detailed analysis of 11 of the most prevalent and persistent ransomware families, including Ryuk, BitPaymer and MegaCortex.
The research by SophosLabs highlights how ransomware tries to slip unnoticed past security controls by abusing trusted and legitimate processes, and then harnesses internal systems ......read more
Lenovo DCG showcases new and enhanced solutions that focus on utilizing blockchain, AI, Edge Computing, and IoT in the Data Centre to help businesses in the Kingdom with increased workloads in enterprise storage
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – November 19th, 2019: Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader in driving digital transformation today announced its participation at the 3rd Annual Digital Saudi 2030 Show, the largest platform for digital transformation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The company is showcasing their new solutions ......read more
Dubai, UAE, Nov 19, 2019 –HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the international identity solutions business of De La Rue (LSE:DLAR), the world’s largest commercial issuer of banknotes and passports. The De La Rue business will be merged with HID’s citizen identity solutions portfolio, broadening HID Global’s leadership position, extending its capabilities to scale and assemble government-issued citizen IDs, and expanding the value delivered to customers.
“HID Global ......read more
The telco’s innovative platform will enable customers to manage their M2M SIMs from a central self-service, resilient portal.
Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2019: As a dedicated provider of dynamic end-to-end connectivity solutions, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has taken its machine-to-machine (M2M) services to the next level with the launch of a M2M Control Platform. Designed to deliver complete end-to-end solutions for managing M2M SIMs, connectivity and services, du’s platform will enhance customers’ ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 18th November 2019: Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) announced that it has succeeded in achieving a compliance rate of 99% regarding the disclosure of the 3rd quarter financial statements of its listed public joint stock companies within the deadline of 45 days from the end of the financial period 30th of September 2019.
63 out of 64, local and foreign, public listed companies disclosed their 3rd Quarter financial statements for 2019 within the 45 days period given.
It is worthy to note that the highest recorded increase in companies’ profits was in the ......read more
17 November 2019: DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has won the Kincentric Best Employers Award, a leading employer benchmarking program that recognizes extraordinary employers who strive to spark change, inspire their people and accelerate business success.
DHL has won in the MENA Regional ‘Best Employer’ category for the fifth year in a row for its excellent workplace culture, focus on development programs like Certified International Specialist and outstanding employee engagement driven by leaders who ......read more
Third Quarter 2019 Highlights
• Total revenue of $547.5 million, up 21% year over year
• Product revenue of $197.1 million, up 20% year over year
• Billings of $626.6 million, up 19% year over year1
• Deferred revenue of $1.95 billion, up 26% year over year
• GAAP operating margin of 18%, up 450 basis points year over year
• Non-GAAP operating margin of 26%, up 250 basis points year over year1
• GAAP diluted net income per share of $0.46
• Non-GAAP diluted net income per share of $0.671
• Cash flow from operations of ......read more
By : Derek Manky, Chief, Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances, Fortinet
Organizations of all sizes are working to prioritize security initiatives as cyber threats become more targeted and sophisticated. Aware of the consequences a breach can have on business operations, organizations are seeking to deploy more security controls throughout the network and build out security teams. When implementing these initiatives, organizations should focus on attaining accurate, current threat intelligence. This is what will inform strategy, personnel, and security solutions.
Why is ......read more
● Ericsson experts will present a wide range of demonstrations and launches during AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town
● Collaborations with industry leaders on innovative connectivity solutions will be showcased
● Visitors will experience hands-on demonstrations in Networks, Managed Services and Digital areas
Dubai United Arab Emirates - November 12, 2019: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) will demonstrate how it is empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected Africa at AfricaCom 2019, taking place from 12-14 November at Cape Town ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 12 November 2019: Lenovo, a technology leader in Intelligent Transformation, has partnered with Enviroserve, who have recently launched the world's largest integrated processing facility for electrical and electronic equipment waste (WEEE) in Dubai Industrial Park. The partnership with Enviroserve and Wisetek forms part of Lenovo’s wider approach to e-waste management through its Lenovo Remove-IT Program.
The Recycling Hub by Enviroserve is a state-of-the-art facility that is spread across 280,000 square feet and offers the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the expansion of the Fortinet Security Fabric’s dynamic-cloud security offerings with Microsoft Azure, providing customers with an easier way to connect, manage and protect their cloud workloads on Microsoft Azure.
Organizations turning to Azure want to take advantage of the public cloud benefits without compromising security. While Microsoft secures the Azure infrastructure and isolates the tenants, customers are ......read more
Sales of Imaging & Sensing Solutions contributes to strong second quarter ending 30 September 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11th November 2019: Sony Corporation reported its strongest second quarter operating income till date with a 16 per cent increase year-on-year against the same period last year, which was attributed to its robust image sensor sales. The recent second quarter results also raised Sony’s full-year earnings outlook.
Concluding 30 September 2019, the recorded operating income for Q2 2019 was US$2.59 billion ......read more
• Group revenue grew year-on-year for the ninth consecutive quarter, reaching US$13.5 billion
• Pre-tax Income (PTI) grew 45% year-on-year to US$310 million
• Net income up 20% year-on-year to US$202 million
• Lenovo continues to be the world’s #1 player in the global PC market with record shipments of 17.3 million units, including double-digit premium segments growth
• Software and services revenue* up 35% year-on-year to US$883 million
DUBAI, November 11, 2019: Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) ......read more
The breakthrough aggregate throughput (DL+UL), exceeding 2Gbps over a single 5G 100MHz carrier, marks the continual evolution of du’s dynamic 5G commercial network
Dubai, UAE, 9 November, 2019: As a formative operator innovating the United Arab Emirates’ ICT sphere for a more connected tomorrow, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has today announced it has achieved the world’s highest peak throughput over a 5G standalone (SA) network by exceeding 2Gbps over a single 5G 100MHz carrier at Band C on its commercial 5G network.
The successful 5G ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in cloud-enabled next-generation cybersecurity, today launched its 2020 Threat Report providing insights into the rapidly evolving cyberthreat landscape. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape over the past 12 months, uncovering trends likely to impact cybersecurity in 2020.
“The threat landscape continues to evolve – and the speed and extent of that evolution is both accelerating and unpredictable. The only certainty we have is what is happening right now, so in our 2020 Threat ......read more
A series of initiatives and services launched to help develop and empower People of Determination
Dubai, 06 November 2019: Etisalat today announced that it has been named the official telecom partner of the third AccessAbilities Expo, a global platform that reflects the aspirations of over 50 million people of determination across the Middle East.
The Expo is being held from 5-7 November under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Dubai Airports, at the Dubai International Convention and ......read more
FortiGate 60F Sets a New Benchmark for Security Compute Ratings and Delivers High-Performance for Integrated Security and SD-WAN
Dubai,UAE – November, 6, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the FortiGate 60F Next-Generation Firewall, the fastest, most powerful desktop Secure SD-WAN appliance. With over 1.5 million units sold worldwide, the FortiGate 60 series is the best-selling next-generation firewall and now includes Fortinet’s purpose-built system on a chip 4 (SOC 4) security ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 6, 2019 – HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced it is collaborating with VMware to drive mass adoption of mobile access to digital and physical places by adding HID Mobile Access® for opening buildings and doors to VMware Workspace ONE, an intelligence-driven digital workspace platform for managing any app on any device. The collaboration will make it possible for Workspace ONE users, for the first time, to more securely open doors with their smartphones as part of a unified mobile experience that also enables them to ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 5th November, 2019- Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced today a partnership with Hardis Group, a consulting, digital services and software publishing company, to deliver Vision Insights powered by Xi IoT, an innovative solution to manage supply chain operations efficiency. Available now, Vision Insights powered by Xi IoT is a supply chain optimisation solution comprised of Hardis Group Vision Insights software running as a container on the Nutanix Xi IoT platform. This solution will help companies harness the potential of cognitive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 04, 2019: ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, and a Gold level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced the adoption of the latest Oracle technologies for production use-cases in the banking sector.
At Oracle OpenWorld 2019 in San Francisco, ICSFS delivered three main sessions and joined multiple discussions where live production use-cases were provided on many innovative and emerging technologies. ICSFS showcased ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 4th November, 2019: A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), today announced a value added distributor partnership agreement with Redington Gulf across United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Under the terms of the agreement, Redington will promote A10 Networks’ entire portfolio of leading solutions including service provider network security to support IoT in the age of 5G, multi-cloud management, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) with Zero-day Automated Protection (ZAP), carrier-grade networking (CGN) and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 2 November 2019: In recognition of its significant efforts towards driving the UAE Leadership’s Vision for gender diversity in the workplace, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has received the Entrepreneur Middle East’s “Best Company in Women Empowerment Award” at The RiiSE Conference: Achieving Women Forum 2019, held in the Sofitel Palm, Dubai.
Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer of EITC, received the Award on behalf of the company at the distinguished awards ceremony after the Achieving Women ......read more
By Alain Penel, Regional Vice President – Middle East, Fortinet.
While nearly 9 in 10 companies not only allow, but actually rely on their employees to access critical business apps using their personal devices, according to a recent Fortinet Threat Landscape Report, Android-based malware now represents 14% of all cyberthreats. And in addition to direct attacks, the number of compromised web sites, email phishing campaigns, and malicious access points continue to grow exponentially, infecting unsuspecting users – regardless of their devices –with spyware, malware, ......read more
• Experts from across the industry will recognise the world’s best artists working in
• 2020 edition includes four new initiatives giving global exposure
• Touring exhibition of 2019 winners continues to Italy, Germany, France & Japan
• New images from 2020 Awards’ entries available online
Dubai, UAE, 30 October, 2019 – The jury for the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards was revealed earlier this month by the Awards’ creators, the World Photography Organisation.
Free to enter, the ......read more
• Unbeatable price for Pop-Up Selfie mechanism and 48 MP Triple Camera
• Launches alongside the exciting new wearables Band 5 and HONOR Sport Pro running headphones
Dubai, UAE, 28 October 2019: Global smartphone brand HONOR today launched the HONOR 9X, the latest member of its powerful X-series that boasts next-generation technology in design, photography and performance. Armed with a 48MP Triple Camera and a 6.59” HONOR FullView Display, this feature-laden smartphone offers an extraordinary user experience at an ......read more
• Lenovo unleashes its first commercial platform part of the Project Athena program
• New ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th Gen, joined by Yoga C940 and S740 to get Smarter via 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors
• Lenovo’s Project Athena Lineup: Designed and engineered to address the needs of a new generation workforce and their dynamic workspaces
DUBAI, October 28, 2019 – Recently unveiled at IFA Berlin 2019, Lenovo’s new laptops are amongst the first devices on the market to be verified as part of Intel’s Project Athena innovation ......read more
• Partnership will see a range of innovation-led initiatives launched across DMCC’s Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) district
• Starting this month, smart solutions will be installed across JLT, home to over 16,000 companies and 100,000 people who live, work and visit the area
• JLT to become the first smart and sustainable district of its kind in the region, supporting Dubai’s ambition to become the most technologically advanced city in the world
Dubai, 27 October 2019: Etisalat Digital partnered with DMCC - the world’s flagship Free ......read more
Attempt a tongue twister for a chance to win a Galaxy Note10+ 5G smartphone
Dubai, UAE, October 27, 2019: Honoring ultra-fast connectivity and breakthrough speeds, Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced a brand new competition to mark the arrival of Galaxy Note10+ 5G in the UAE. The #Galaxy5GChallenge gives fans a chance to win a Galaxy Note10+ 5G smartphone and harness the full power of 5G by enjoying hyper fast downloading, high-resolution streaming and graphic-heavy games in real time.
To enter, fans need to record a 5-second video of themselves attempting ......read more
“Evergreen” digital twins extend the value of infrastructure engineers’ work, and of Bentley’s open modeling applications and open simulation applications throughout asset lifecycles
26 October 2019 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced new additions and updates to its open modeling applications and open simulation applications to advance engineering digital twins throughout asset lifecycles. ......read more
New global company introduces digital integration services, advancing constructors’ innovative digital workflows
23 October 2019 — Bentley Systems, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, and Topcon Positioning Systems, a world leader in positioning technology for the survey and construction industries, today announced that its new, jointly owned company – Digital Construction Works – is open for business, with a full global staff of digital ......read more
Lenovo and Intel enable researchers at the Flatiron Institute to analyze massive datasets derived from the quantum domain to genomics to the cosmos.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 23 2019: Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader in driving digital transformation has recently announced a new collaboration with Intel on joint technology solutions that accelerate the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI) in helping scientists at the Flatiron Institute solve challenges in entirely new ways. In ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 23rd October 2019: Etisalat Group today announced its consolidated financial statement for the nine months ending 30th September 2019.
Financial Highlights and Key Developments
• Aggregate subscriber base reached 148 million; representing Year over Year increase of 5%.
• Nine month consolidated revenues reached to AED 38.8 billion, while consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty for the Nine month amounted to AED 6.7 billion an increase of 2.1% compared to same period last year.
• Nine month Consolidated ......read more
Technology leader recognizes authority’s digitally centralized platform delivered through Software AG’s webMethods API Management
Abu Dhabi, October 22, 2019 - Software AG recognized Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) for its outstanding and innovative use of technologies powered by Software AG’s webMethods API Management platform that has helped to transform the authority’s core processes to deliver improved customer service experiences.
The award titled ‘Innovation in implementing API Management in Government’ is a testament to the authority ......read more
Dubai, UAE– October 22, 2019: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced that it is among the top three vendors in worldwide market share for SD-WAN equipment by revenue in Gartner’s Q2 2019 report titled, “Market Share: Enterprise Network Equipment by Market Segment, Worldwide, 2Q19.” According to Gartner, total worldwide SD-WAN equipment revenue in 2Q19 was $417M, up 30% quarter-over-quarter. In 2Q19, Fortinet’s SD-WAN revenue is reported to have grown 234% quarter-over-quarter to ......read more
Cartoon Network study conducted by Opinion Matters shows that half of parents with children aged 6-12 years in the UAE are aware their child has been bullied previously
Collaboration with Sony Music will see a unique song and music video launched to support this important message
Dubai, 22 October 2019: Cartoon Network Middle East has launched a UAE-wide anti-bullying campaign ‘CN Buddy Network’ encouraging children aged 5 to 12 years to 'Be a Buddy, Not a Bully.' The global campaign was introduced in 2014 in the UK, and is being launched in ......read more
• Combines Alpha 9’s unrivalled speed with new functionality to meet professional needs
• Voice Memo function allows spoken information to be attached to images in the form of voice notes that can be attached to images and replayed during editing and review
• New AF algorithms provide enhanced AF precision and performance to capture the most erratic subject motion with high precision
Dubai, UAE, 22 October 2019: Sony today announced the launch of Alpha 9 II (model ILCE-9M2), the latest addition to its acclaimed line-up of ......read more
Dubai, October 22, 2019: FVC, a leading value-added distributor in the Middle East and Africa, today signed a strategic partnership with Virsec, a cybersecurity company delivering a radically new approach to protect organizations against advanced cyberattacks. The partnership will enable FVC to distribute Virsec’s cybersecurity solutions throughout the Middle East region.
Responding to a sharp increase in cyberattacks targeting businesses, Virsec has validated its patented Trusted Execution™ technology with FVC’s partners and customers to provide unprecedented ......read more
Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, today announced availability of Sophos Cloud Optix on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. As a new agentless software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering, Cloud Optix automatically discovers cloud assets, detects cloud security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, and provides threat response for AWS customers.
Recognized as a channel-first, channel-best leader in providing innovative solutions like Cloud Optix, Sophos has also been named AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner of the Year. It tops the list ......read more
Abu Dubai 20 October 2019: In yet another milestone in the 5G journey, Etisalat successfully completed the first end-to-end 5G Standalone (SA) call in the UAE and has become the first operator in the MENA region to achieve this milestone.
Keeping in line with its overall strategy and vision of ‘Driving the Digital Future to Empower Societies’, Etisalat has maintained its leadership position due to its continuous innovation and digital transformation setting a benchmark in the region. Today’s announcement is a result of the test conducted in ......read more
• Ehab Hassan: “Our vision is not only to create unique career opportunities for UAE nationals, but to provide them with career paths that will ensure a bright future and enable them to unleash their full potential.”
• Fahad Al Hassawi: “The award is a result of the efforts made during the past years in the field of supporting Emirati talents and providing an attractive work environment for UAE citizens.”
• du aims to raise the Emiratisation rate to 35.5% by the end of 2019 with a long-term vision to increase the rate by 1.5% year on ......read more
ManageEngine, the IT management division of Zoho Corporation, today announced the launch of PAM360, a complete privileged access security solution for IT security teams. Available immediately, PAM360 offers enterprise-grade capabilities in privileged access governance, including just-in-time controls and privileged user behavior analytics (PUBA), to provide CISOs and cybersecurity executives holistic visibility of their privileged access security.
Monitoring and regulating access to privileged accounts are critical to enterprise security. In fact, Forrester estimates that ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 16th October, 2019 – Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), today announced that organizations globally are replacing their core switching infrastructure with the Aruba 8000 Series Core Switches running ArubaOS-CX (AOS-CX), the industry’s most advanced operating system purpose-built for the unique demands of the mobile, IoT and cloud era.
The Aruba 8000 Series hardware and software breakthrough design principles provide deep visibility, advanced telemetry and simplified automation, allowing network operators to utilize data and insights to drive ......read more
By: Ashraf Sheet, regional director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox
In today’s digitally driven, 24/7 world, how well you thrive as a business depends, more than ever, on your network. It’s the central nervous system that drives business innovation, customer satisfaction, and market expansion. It’s no overstatement to say that your network is one of your most valuable business assets. But how well do you understand the challenges it’s up against in an ever-shifting landscape of rising customer expectations, massive device proliferation, increased virtualization, ......read more
ManageEngine, the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corp, today announced the general availability of enterprise service management (ESM) capabilities in the on-premises version of its flagship ITSM solution, ServiceDesk Plus. Businesses can now create and deploy individual service desk instances for multiple departments using ServiceDesk Plus, and make them accessible to end users on an enterprise service portal.
Fulfilling end user expectations and unifying siloed service desks across the organization can be challenging for IT leadership due to the absence of ......read more