Consumers expect technology interactions to be controlled by intonation, facial expression and body language
Earphones will become a 24/7 accessory, even when sleeping
51 percent of Augmented Reality/Virtual Reailty users believe artificial intelligence (AI) will render ads indistinguishable from the actual products
Dubai, UAE, December 11, 2017: Exploring the future from an early adopter user perspective, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab presents the seventh edition of its annual trend report The 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2018 and beyond.
The report points to a paradigm shift as consumers expect digital technology to increasingly operate on human terms. Body language, facial expression and intonation will augment voice and touch to control consumer interaction with tech devices, easing adaption in an ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – Dec 11, 2017: Etisalat subscribers in UAE now have an exclusive opportunity to own the new MotoZ2 and Z2 Play smartphone in addition to a selection of various Moto Mod accessories offered on affordable monthly instalments.
The smart Moto Mods instantly transforms the MotoZ2 smartphone into an entirely new device, 360 degree camera, battery powerhouse, high quality audio output in a snap. As soon as the user snaps on a Moto Mod, the smartphone recognises it and adjusts automatically. This one-time setup is easy as a couple of quick taps on the phone display and customers can snap easily onto any MotoZ2 smartphone using integrated magnets as well as swap Moto Mods in a snap on these devices.
Khaled ElKhouly, Chief Consumer Officer, Etisalat said: “Today the smartphone is a ......read more
The latest developments in the manufacturing of molds, plastics, printing and packaging
"Plastivision Arabia," "Arabiamold" and "Print Pack Arabia" are witnessing a participation of 120 exhibitors from 11 Countries
Al Qassimi: The volume of participation reflects the growing importance of Sharjah for international brands and companies that seek to grow their businesses and enhance their presence in the region.
Al Owais: The three exhibitions have received increasing interest from international companies and have become a platform for business people in the region to see the latest equipment and technologies that support their areas of work.
Al Midfa: The three exhibitions offer the latest technological innovations of companies and their latest products and solutions from around the ......read more
Customers in the UAE can now purchase more than one million products from Amazon.com in the US directly on SOUQ.com in Arabic or English, pay in AED, and select several payment methods including cash on delivery.
Selection includes categories such as apparel, handbags, shoes, watches, kitchen, home goods and many more from popular and loved brands.
December 11, 2017, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: SOUQ, a leading online retail and marketplace website in the Arab region today announced the launch of ‘Amazon Global Store’, which offers customers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) the ability to shop for over one million products from Amazon in the United States. On Amazon Global Store, customers can now enjoy a wide selection from categories such as apparel, handbags, shoes, watches, kitchen, home ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 10, 2017: Jabra Elite Sport – The most technically advanced true wireless sports earbuds with superior sound for music and calls with up to 13.5 hours of charge.
Jabra Elite Sport proves to be the most technically advanced, true wireless sports earbuds available. They are a true training aid which are waterproof (IP67 rating) and delivers freedom of movement, ground-breaking in-ear fitness analysis, strong battery life and great music for anyone who wants to work out.
Jabra Eclipse Bluetooth Headset – Experience real sound by design
Weighing just 5.5 grams, this lightweight wireless headset combines an unrivalled sound quality with sleek design and ultimate comfort
Jabra Elite 25E – Calls and music with amazing sound
The Jabra Elite 25e are full mobility ......read more
Insa’s Street Art to Come Alive at City Walk on Friday 15th & Saturday 16th December
Dubai, UAE – 10th December, 2017 – NBCUniversal International Networks and OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, today announced an exclusive collaboration, partnering SYFY – the destination brand for fans of science fiction and fantasy genres – with INSA, the globally celebrated graffiti artist who created the world’s largest GIF visible from space – to commission a unique piece of street art that comes alive with augmented reality (AR).
The pop-art pioneer, known internationally for his trademark stop-motion animated graffiti, or as he calls it “GIF-iti”, will debut this unique piece of street art outside Green Planet at City Walk in Jumeirah on Friday 15th and ......read more
Global tech company sets aggressive growth strategy for the KSA market
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 10 December 2017 – Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global leader in the provision of optimum end-to-end data solutions and services, today announced the appointment of Ingram Micro, as its value-added distributor (VAD) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
As a part of this agreement, Ingram Micro, a leading technology distributor in the region, will be responsible for providing specialization, coverage and operational management of Lenovo DCG’s portfolio in the Kingdom. Lenovo’s data center portfolio spans servers, storage, converged and hyper-converged, networking, hyperscale, software and services.
Building on Lenovo’s number one position in customer satisfaction and ......read more
Newly inaugurated store in Deira City Centre is the largest of its kind in the region
Xiaomi’s flagship Mi MIX 2 launched at the opening ceremony
United Arab Emirates, 9 December, 2017 - Global technology leader Xiaomi has opened its second Authorized Mi Store in Dubai. In partnership with its local distributor TASK FZCO, Xiaomi launched the second Authorized Mi store in the UAE, less than four months after the first store. This highlights Xiaomi’s unwavering efforts to bring more innovative products at accessible prices to Mi Fans in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Located at Deira City Centre in Dubai, the company's second physical store is the largest of its kind in the region and features a wide range of Xiaomi products—providing customers in the UAE and other MENA ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 9, 2017: Coming up with great gift ideas for your favorite people can be tough, and it’s especially daunting when it comes to gifting your loved ones with their most important gadgets. Luckily, Huawei’s got you covered with its latest lineup of devices this holiday season. Huawei devices make thoughtful presents because in addition to being feature rich, they are also aesthetically pleasing with fine craftsmanship and stunning designs. So get festive and go ahead and make someone feel special with a gift they can cherish and use everyday.
For the action lover
If you're looking for the perfect gift your loved ones will cherish everyday, the HUAWEI Mate 10 is the most intelligent choice. The world’s most powerful flagship Artificial Intelligence (AI) smartphone, the Mate 10 is ......read more
Latest Flagship Earns Praise for Plethora of Useful Features Enhancing the Visual and Aural Experience
DUBAI, December 07, 2017 — LG Electronics (LG) recently launched its globally renowned LG V30+ smartphone to customers in its home country of South Korea earlier this year and now, the anxiously awaited smartphone will finally be available to eager customers in the UAE and Gulf region this coming weekend.
The LG V30+ created strong interest at this year’s IFA 2017 in Berlin, winning 26 awards, the most for LG at the annual trade show. Audiences praised it for its superb design and range of innovative features with experts predicting it will be the phone to beat when it comes to creating professional-quality content without professional-level complexity.
To best deliver ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 7, 2017: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) Middle East and Africa was recognized as the Best Cloud Provider during the prestigious Telecom Review Excellence Awards. The award was received by Ericsson during the awards ceremony, which was held on December 6th in Dubai.
Ericsson powers digital industrialization through a unique combination of advanced technology, global scale and a proven ability to drive transformation.The Ericsson Cloud harnesses software-defined infrastructure, transformation services, platforms and applications that bridge both public and private cloud.
Indranil Das, Head of Digital Services, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, said of the occasion: “Ericsson sees cloud, along with broadband and mobility, as a key enabler of the digital transformation. Cloud technologies bring ......read more
1.Ransomware is on every platform – don’t assume your mobile and tablets are safe
This year, WannaCry shook the world as the cyber hi-jack accounted for more than 45% of all ransomware tracked, closely followed by Cerber at 44.2%, according to Sophos’ most recent Malware Report.
In September alone, 30.4 percent of malicious Android malware processed by SophosLabs was ransomware. Sophos expects this to jump to approximately 45 percent in October. The majority of these attacks have targeted Windows users, but the number of attacks on other platforms is increasing, including those targeting Android, Macs and Linux.
Ransomware attacks have shifted in focus in the past two years, towards industries which are most likely to pay up, such as healthcare, government, critical infrastructure, and small businesses. Due to ......read more
Mimecast ESRA Report Shows Sharp Rise in Impersonation Attacks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 6, 2017 – Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced the availability of its most recent Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA) test results. The ESRA testing program measures the effectiveness of existing email security systems in regular use by tens-of-thousands of organizations globally. The latest results highlight the continued challenge of securing organizations from malicious attachments and spam – but most alarming was the number of malwareless impersonation attacks incumbent email security solutions are unable to stop.
Most organizations are concerned about malware being the main risk to their email related security posture, but this result ......read more
Epson’s first Pro-AV Academy in the region will be launched at the show
Dubai; UAE, 05 December 2017: Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, will introduce several new display solutions for the rental and staging, corporate, and installation market in the Middle East, at the region’s foremost Professional Audio-Visual ICT show- InfoComm MEA 2017, taking place from Dec 5-7 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Epson’s laser projectors enable creative professionals to present extraordinary content for the world to see. Three new models are being introduced at the show - EB700U, Epson's first ultra-short throw laser signage projector; EH-LS10500, the laser projector with HDR, 4K enhancement, UHD BD support and 3LCD reflective technology, for vivid colours and absolute blacks; and EB-L1755U, the extremely ......read more
The Enterprise Agility Forum 2017 presented by du tackles how corporates can better support the MENA startup ecosystem
Dubai, UAE, 5 December 2017: du is continuing the conversation around how corporate entities in the Middle East and North Africa can encourage a more supportive ecosystem for SMEs and startups, via its participation and support, at the annual Entrepreneur Enterprise Agility Forum – presented by du – which is being held at the St. Regis in Dubai. Hany Aly, du’s Executive Vice President of Enterprise Business, delivered a key note presentation titled ‘Success in a time of rapid transformation’. The Entrepreneur Enterprise Agility Forum 2017, now in its fourth year, is an open-forum session for SMEs to interact with both large enterprises, and a diverse range of other start-ups, in order to ......read more
Etisalat’s new Secure Cloud Wifi powered by Cisco Meraki delivers the power of visibility and automation, significantly reducing the burden of network management
Feature-rich, easy-to-use cloud managed IT solution that offers competitive advantages to UAE businesses, enabling them to seize new opportunities while reducing costs
Dubai, UAE – 4 December 2017: Etisalat and Cisco today announced that they have teamed up to provide UAE businesses a new wireless cloud-based managed network solution that meets the growing business needs.
The new offering delivers a first-of-its-kind solution in the UAE targeting SMB and Enterprise customers allowing them to centrally manage their wireless IT infrastructure from the cloud through a state of the art web based dashboard. The dashboard has advanced ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017: Last month, Huawei launched its HUAWEI Mate 10 series, which includes HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro and Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10. Pricing from 2299 AED and 2,999AED, HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are popular in UAE that more than 1000 pre-ordered phone sold out within the first week. It is very exciting that the breathtaking luxury Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 is finally joining the family in this month!
Interestingly, if we move our eyes to China, HUAWEI Mate 10 series have already become a sensation among consumers. For HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, it is very hard to get one as so many consumers want to buy one. The actually selling price is normally 600-1000 CNY (about 330-550 AED) higher than the standard price. For Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10, it is even ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 4, 2017: Huawei has joined forces with leading academic and industry partners to develop solutions for the next key phase of 5G mobile and wireless communications architecture. Within the 5G-MoNArch (5G Mobile Network Architecture) consortium, Huawei is leading the design of the envisioned flexible and adaptive architecture.
The defining characteristics of 5G are based on support for a diverse set of use cases, services and applications coupled with a wide range of requirements. 5G should not only advance the mobile broadband, but also enable new businesses and vertical industries by means of network slicing, which is essential for the sustainability of the telecommunications ecosystem. To this end, the 5G architecture shall efficiently integrate the network slicing framework. The development of the 5G ......read more
Environmentally-Conscious, User-Friendly and Futuristic Home Appliances are Uniquely Designed to Offer Superior Quality, Timeless Design and Better Technological Access
DUBAI, 03 Dec. 2017 - Spotlighting the commitment to environmental sustainability and energy-efficient green building technologies, LG Electronics’ latest industry-leading innovations have focused on creating sustainable commercial and residential buildings. The success of LG’s air conditioners has allowed the company to become one of the major players in the highly competitive HVAC industry.
By enhancing the industry’s B2B infrastructure and finding further solutions for the HVAC sector, LG has risen to become a total HVAC solutions specialist. In today’s hyper-competitive property market, building owners and managers ......read more
Dubai Land Department closes its Records Department and makes the transition to smart archiving
Converting five million files and 470,000 real estate ownership contracts into smart files
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 03 December 2017: Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that in line with a regulatory decision issued by His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, it has closed its Records Department to make the transition to a fully smart archiving system.
To achieve the transformation, DLD has collaborated with a company specialised in photovoltaic archiving. The latest technologies in this field have been adopted to create a new smart archiving system for all files related to DLD services.
His Excellency Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of DLD, commented: ......read more
Designed for businesses in the UAE to automate accounting, invoicing, and other financial operations and be compliant
Dubai, November 29, 2017: Zoho, the leading information technology and business management software conglomerate has launched Zoho Finance Plus, UAE’s first finance application compliant with the impending VAT roll out. Zoho Finance Plus is the UAE's first VAT-ready unified accounting and back office suite.
As business in the UAE prepare for the Value Added Tax (VAT) regime, Zoho’s financial suite will help them with it’s end-to-end integrated platform that gives business error-free accounting, hassle-free tax filing and visibility into their order and fulfillment process. Zoho's powerful software provides important insights to help businesses get a strong start into ......read more
On the occasion of the 46th National Day Celebration
Dubai, UAE, 28 November 2017: On the occasion of the 46th National Day, du is proud to launch a creative production entitled “UpForIt” as a tribute to all community segments who contribute to achieving and making the impossible possible in the UAE. The citizens and residents of the UAE turn challenges into opportunities on a daily basis to endorse the efforts of the UAE, to achieve glory in numerous international forums, and to raise the country’s name to become one of the top globally developed countries. “UpForIt” is the name of the production created, in collaboration with the poet Ahmad Al Gafly and composer Khalid Nassir, to inspire people all over the UAE to overcome obstacles in their everyday lives.
“At du, we look at each ......read more
Share your National Day weekend celebrations with those closest to you, through complimentary higher-speed WiFi for five days
Dubai, UAE, 28 December 2017: This National Day weekend, WiFi UAE is offering its hotspot users complimentary higher-speed WiFi for five days across the UAE at over 400 locations. To celebrate the 46th UAE National Day on December 2, WiFi UAE will be increasing the speed by up to 10 times, from November 29 through to December 3.
Speaking of the latest initiative from WiFi UAE, Jihad Tayara, Vice President Business Development and Partnerships, du said: “We are pleased to announce that we will be continuing to spread happiness to people across the UAE this National Day holiday weekend. People in the UAE will be able to enjoy innovation and connectivity through complimentary higher-speed ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 28 November 2017: With the recent rise in streaming services and the eruption of available content, it is no surprise that smart platforms are becoming a staple across the global TV market. In fact, a recent study by GFK reported that more than half the televisions sold in 2017 across the world were smart TVs. The percentage of televisions with smart TVs with smart functionality also rises the more high-end the TVs become and LG is a forerunner especially in developing diverse products in the television category offering the most immersive viewing experience.
LG’s highly compatible smart TVs comes equipped with intuitive control, a revolutionary and streamlined smart webOS interface that offers and Intelligent Voice Agent and even works with Google Assistant to conveniently provide access to an extensive range ......read more
Funds two next-generation robotic technology companies developed at the University of Texas Medical School and incorporated in the US
Sharjah-UAE: 28 November, 2017 - UAE-based multinational company, Crescent Enterprises, has announced the successful closing of its investment in ColubrisMX and XCath, two next-generation micro-robotic medical device companies through its newly launched corporate venture arm, Crescent Enterprises Venture Capital (CE-VC).
Developed at the University of Texas Medical School’s Microsurgical Robotics Laboratory and incorporated in Texas, USA, both companies design and develop next-generation robotic technologies that are expected to revolutionise healthcare development in their respective fields.
Leading the Series A round of funding with a total of US$16 million, ......read more
Annual spend on augmented reality and virtual reality in the MENA region is set to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2017: With augmented and virtual reality booming in the MENA region and expected to top US$ 6 billion annually by 2020, the technology is set to transform a variety of domains, ranging from education to healthcare and most notably gaming, marketing and film. So it’s great news that GITEX Shopper 2017, the region’s largest consumer IT and electronics show, is putting on the most advanced display of new models at the best ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 18th September, 2017— Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it is accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards.
Since 2007, the Red Hat Innovation Awards have recognized Red Hat's global customers for the transformative projects and outstanding results they have experienced with Red Hat's open source solutions. Open source has helped transform technology and the Red Hat Innovation Awards showcase its transformative impact in organizations around the world.
Nominations should ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2017: Building on the success of its existing traditional model, ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing IT transformation company in the Middle East and Africa, today unveiled its exclusive future-ready next-generation Managed Services initiative. As part of its new Managed Services offering, the company has also invested in building state-of-the-art network and security operation centers in the UAE, which boasts of cutting-edge infrastructure, robust platform and complementing skill sets with a strong focus on service excellence.
Speaking on the ......read more
Dubai, UAE,16 September 2017: UAE telecommunications provider, du, today announced that it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. du customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 15 and both will be available in stores starting on September 23.
“In the UAE there has been a lot of excitement around Apple’s most recent launch of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and our customers are always eager to get their hands on the latest new products! We are a brand dedicated to empowering people through connectivity, and we are ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 14, 2017: Business France will be hosting 20 leading French technology companies at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology week which will be held from October 8 to 12, 2017, in Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). The innovative and pioneering companies will be introducing their expertise in areas including 5G networks, Smart Cities, the Internet of Things, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence at the French Tech pavilion in Hall 4 (Stands C436 to D410).
Within the Internet of Things sector, breakthrough French ......read more
Outlines plans to increase market penetration across Middle East as a vital part of the regional growth strategy
Increase focus on product enhancement by introducing ‘local fit’ line up
Panasonic to launch a new marketing campaign ‘Makers of Quality. Mastered in Japan.’ to reinvigorate itself as a leading Japanese brand offering innovative and premium quality products
Dubai, UAE, 13th September 2017: Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) - the regional headquarters for Panasonic has announced robust plans for Fiscal 2017 under the ......read more
Provides secure application mobility and consistent policies across enterprise hybrid clouds
Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017 – Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced that its FortiGate Virtual Machine (VM) is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS.
Initial availability in AWS US West Region (Oregon), VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) software and elastic, bare-metal infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to give ......read more
240-kg chocolate tower beats the heat with LG DUALCOOL air conditioners
Dubai, UAE – September 13, 2017: In an attempt to creatively illustrate how advancements in technology trump the long-lived difficulties of extreme temperatures faced in the Middle East and Africa, LG Electronics (LG) conducted an experiment to demonstrate how the LG DUALCOOL air conditioner still cools, even when the outdoor temperature spikes to 65 degrees Celsius.
To showcase the performance of the LG DUALCOOL, LG tasked the winner of the World Chocolate Masters Competition – Frank ......read more
Committed to the Growth of IoT in the Smart Home
Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017: The Z-Wave Alliance, an open consortium of leading global companies deploying the Z-Wave smart home standard, today announces the addition of leading ICT solutions provider, Huawei, to the Alliance Board of Directors. Huawei joins principal members ADT, Alarm.com, FIBARO, Ingersoll-Rand, Jasco Products, LEEDARSON, LG Uplus, Nortek Security & Control, SmartThings, and Sigma Designs.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with ......read more
Leading Japanese Systems Integrator Selects Powerful Silver Peak SD-WAN Solution; Delivers Turnkey Systems Integration, Service and Support to Global Enterprise Clients
Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, today announced a formal global distribution agreement with NEC Networks and System Integration Corporation (NESIC) to address the burgeoning demand for SD-WAN technologies across the Japanese and broader global markets. NESIC will immediately serve as a global distributor of the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution and offer turn-key systems ......read more
Find the best tech bargains at GITEX Shopper 2017, from the latest smartphones and laptops to VR and smart home appliances
Dubai, UAE, September 12, 2017: GITEX Shopper, the must-attend annual event for tech-savvy shoppers in Dubai is just around the corner, with the latest and largest selection of consumer electronics under one roof. Taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 23 - 30 September 2017, visitors to the show should be on the lookout for these top tech trends:
Wearables have transitioned from geek to chic as manufacturers experiment with ......read more
In Dubai World Trade Center from October 8 to 12
United Arab Emirates, September 12th 2017: SquareWay, a subsidiary of Vivaction dedicated to cybersecurity, will take part in Gitex Technology Week to present its security solutions for protecting mobile voice and data flows for professionals.
SquareWay develops and commercializes secured mobile communication solutions for companies. Compatible with iOS and Android, easy to install and use, the SquareWay solutions combine confidential and instant services for the user. They meet the needs of employees in a mobility situation, of ......read more
SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than one million networks worldwide, announced today that Ingram Micro, a leading technology distributor in the region, is now distributing SonicWall products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt.
“Ingram Micro’s market reach, a wealth of experience and added value to partners in Saudi and Egypt, is of utmost importance to SonicWall. This is due to our commitment to developing a strong distribution network that supports and enables our partners by building a win-win eco-system,” said ......read more
Kicks off World Partner Forum with solutions to safeguard print environments, reshape how businesses print, and transform servicing
HP Connection Inspector, an intelligent embedded security feature created by HP Labs, to help printers stay ahead of malware attacks with advanced self-healing capabilities
HP Roam, a new business printing solution for secure cloud printing where work happens
HP Solutions Hub, a workflow optimization platform integrating paper seamlessly for digital
Next generation Smart Device Services 2.0 leveraging the power of IoT, ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 12th September, 2017—Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, today released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by Infoblox, found that ransomware, insider threats and denial of service are considered the top three threats organizations face when it comes to securing sensitive data.
According to the study, 78 percent of respondents report encountering two or more threats to ......read more
Global retargeting tech company relocates Dubai main office to accommodate rapid growth and expansion, as digital ad spends rises.
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: RTB House, a global company providing state-of-the-art retargeting technology for top brands worldwide, has celebrated its first anniversary in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region with several new business wins as the region experiences rapid growth around digital advertising.
According to a report by TBWA, the UAE has topped the list of GCC countries in advertising spending with US$531 million in the first ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017: Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced its cooperation with TÜV Rheinland to certify Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. Certification will mark the first time an end-to-end fast-charging technology has successfully completed the rigorous tests set forth by the world-renowned safety experts. Testing encompasses every component, requiring adapters, IC circuits and charging cable materials to pass safety, low temperature and thermal shock tests. Submitting itself to the stringent oversight of TÜV Rheinland demonstrates ......read more
11 September 2017 — Global technology leader Xiaomi announced Mi MIX 2 today, a gorgeous evolution of Mi MIX, the revolutionary concept phone unveiled a year ago. In addition to raising the bar for its innovative MIX series, Xiaomi also upped the ante in two other product lines — it announced Mi Note 3, which sports a dual-camera setup and a 16-megapixel front camera, and upgraded its line of laptops with the new Mi Notebook Pro.
Lei Jun, CEO and Founder of Xiaomi, said: “Mi MIX gave everyone a glimpse of what the phone of the future would look like. We made a concept ......read more
Exclusively distributed by Eros Group in UAE and select GCC , TCL TV XESS/85X6 wins the 2017 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award.
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 11th September 2017: One of the leading brands of the Eros Group portfolio; TCL, has been honoured by the International Data Group (IDG) and German Industry & Commerce Ltd (GIC) with the ‘Quantum Dot Technology Gold Award’- a 2017 IFA Product Technical Innovation Award for its XESS/85 X6 TV.
The leading innovator in developing QLED technology and products, TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2017: Western Digital, a world leader in storage solutions, has launched the Surveillance Storage Certified Surveillance Reseller Program in the UAE, designed to offer a comprehensive lineup of benefits for the security and surveillance channel providers.
The myWD Certified Surveillance Storage Provider Program is a tailor-made initiative that aims to offer training, sales support, value added benefits and incentives to security and surveillance system integrators, installers, solution and service providers to help them enhance their business opportunities ......read more
Stylish budget notebooks offer upgradeable storage and longer battery life
Popular among students and professionals; manufacturer forecasts sale of a quarter million units by year end
UAE – September 10, 2017: Designed for budget-smart consumers and back-to-school shoppers, iLife Digital Technology today announced the launch of its new ultra-slim notebooks – ZedAir 2 and ZedAir H.
The new budget-friendly notebook range is powered by the latest Intel processor, Intel HD graphics and Windows 10 operating system; offering a faster, premium and ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 11th September, 2017 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today introduced new innovations designed to advance IT automation as its strategic importance grows in the enterprise.
Ansible is a game-changing open source automation technology for the management of IT environments at scale. Designed to be simple to adopt, use, and understand, Ansible has become one of the world’s most popular open source IT automation technologies, with nearly 3,000 unique contributors, more than 32,000 commits to the upstream Ansible ......read more
As Huawei Connect 2017 comes to a close, Huawei commits to building one of ‘five world clouds’
United Arab Emirates – 9 September, 2017: 20,000 ICT industry professionals, thought leaders, and analysts poured into Shanghai this week to witness Huawei unveil a stream of innovations, including its vision of building one of five global clouds to power the future of business.
The New International Expo Centre was once again taken over by Huawei for its annual conference, Huawei Connect, in which thousands of representatives from more than 150 countries traveled ......read more
5G platform now includes first FDD radio from Ericsson capable of supporting 5G and Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO)
New radio to bridge 4G to 5G and enable 5G using today’s spectrum
Introducing network services that ease operators’ journey to 5G from preparation to actual 5G launch
Dubai, UAE, September 9, 2017: Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) introduces a new radio product, AIR 3246, for Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (Massive MIMO), which is a complement to Ericsson’s global 5G radio offering. AIR 3246 supports both 4G/LTE and 5G NR ......read more
New Upgrade Offers Exceptional Enhancement of Performance and Functions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic, at the end of September 2017, will be releasing the new version 2.0 firmware upgrade for its LUMIX DC-GH5 camera. According to Panasonic, this enhancement is not just a firmware update, but an exceptional boost to the camera’s performance, in order to satisfy professional GH5 users.
Panasonic, having interviewed front-line photographers, and cinematographers worldwide after they had actually used the GH5, identified what was needed in the field, and this upgrade ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 07 September 2017: More than 80 percent of the telecom executives from the SAMENA region believe their future success and growth depends on making fundamental changes to their business and operating models, according to a recent report produced by management consultants A.T. Kearney in conjunction with the SAMENA Telecommunications Council.
The report, based on a recent survey of C-level executives from the region’s leading telecom companies, highlights the importance of mastering customer retention and customer base value management ......read more
United Arab Emirates, September 7th 2017: For its 2nd participation at GITEX Technology Week, the French start up 2CRSI will present an innovative storage solution for CCTV applications.
2CRSI designs and manufactures innovative compute and storage solutions. The company has the ability to develop agnostic and scalable solutions, from big and fast storage systems for datacenters to powerful computer servers for HPC applications.
Innovative storage solution for CCTV applications
To record streamed videos from thousands of cameras you need fast and high storage capacity. One ......read more
Author: Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Six trends have emerged in the field of higher education this year: IoT Spreads Institution-Wide - IoT is swiftly expanding beyond student devices. The onslaught ranges from connected lights, door locks and sprinkler systems to laboratory sensors, classroom instruction and student laundry machines, with ever-more introductions in sight.
Everyone Expects Always-on Experiences – All of your campus constituencies expect speedy performance from their devices and apps, enabling them to work, ......read more
Shanghai, China, September 6, 2017: At HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, Huawei and Microsoft signed a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Cloud Service under which Microsoft applications will be released on HUAWEI CLOUD. The two companies will initiate in-depth cooperation on the public cloud to provide the optimal experience of cloud services for enterprises and help enterprises implement digital transformation.
Huawei and Microsoft already enjoy a time-honored and deepening cooperation in the field of cloud computing as the HUAWEI CLOUD has provided Windows Server and RDS for ......read more
Highly Automated Driving (HAD) system gives drivers a break and ensures safety
‘Minimum risk manoeuvre’ technology stops the vehicle in emergency situations
System supports GCC governments’ goals for increased driverless journeys
Middle East, September 6, 2017: Highly automated driving on highways is no longer just a dream, but a reality, thanks to leading automotive manufacturer Continental. The brand started testing automated driving systems on public roads back in 2012 and now has a global fleet of development vehicles.
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Huawei partners with Dubai Airports to provide highly efficient business operations
United Arab Emirates – 6 September, 2017: Huawei, and its Fortune Global 500 partners and customers showcased jointly-developed ICT solutions driving digital transformation at HUAWEI CONNECT 2017, which kicked off today in Shanghai. Huawei also unveiled its “Platform + Connection + Ecosystem” strategy designed to promote development of an enterprise-level Internet of Things (IoT).
Enterprises are increasingly focused on digital transformation as a competitive advantage and many ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10th September, 2017 – Kodak Alaris is expanding its information capture ecosystem, delivering on the promise of digital transformation for organizations in the Middle East and around the world. At GITEX Technology Week 2017, the global solution provider will expand the previously announced Alaris IN2 Ecosystem by unveiling the Alaris S2000 Series Scanners – a new family of network/wireless and USB connected desktop devices – and showcase its award-winning software and services, which are designed to take the complexity out of information capture ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 7th September, 2017: Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week taking place between 08 -12 October 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The company will be demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organizations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – and to harness the power of insights to transform business processes.
Mr. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba comments: “We are in ......read more
Multi-Operator Dot combines the multi-operator benefits of an active DAS solution with the coverage and capacity of the Radio Dot System
Multi-Dot Enclosure has a minimal impact on building aesthetics, is useful for multi-operator deployments, and presents a cost-savings option in some buildings
Strand-Mount Unit for outdoor micro radios enables radio installation on existing aerial cables, delivers a zero footprint solution suitable for both single and multi-operator usage
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has launched three new scalable small cell solutions designed to help ......read more
5 September 2017 — Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced Mi A1 in collaboration with Google, the first device to run on the evolved Android One program.
Mi A1 runs on stock Android to offer a high-quality software experience designed by Google, underscoring Xiaomi’s commitment to providing more choices for users. Priced from INR 14,999 in India, Mi A1 is a beautifully-designed device that combines hardware innovations, including an optical zoom dual camera setup, with great Google-designed software.
At a launch event in New Delhi, India, it was announced that ......read more
Design and Colour Take the Spotlight in the Smartphone Evolution in 2017
Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2017: Smartphones design has not witnessed any major changes in the last decade. While earlier models have given way to slimmer and more powerful devices, the basic design template has remained stagnant. 2017 however is seen as the year to revolutionize the visual aspect of the smartphone.
According to a recent Honor consumer survey, close to 30% respondents stated that phone design was the main deciding factor in their smartphone purchase. For this smartphone maker, design has always ......read more
Launched three weeks ago, HUAWEI nova 2 Plus is one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - September 5, 2017: HUAWEI nova 2 Plus, the latest smartphone from Huawei has experienced exceptional demand in the UAE to become one of the fastest selling Huawei devices this year. HUAWEI nova 2 Plus sales have been 10 times more compared to nova Plus at its launch period last year. Equipped with a unique 20MP high-definition front camera, a 12MP and 8MP rear dual camera and a professional portrait mode, the HUAWEI nova 2 Plus captures stunning selfies ......read more
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 5th September, 2017 — Infoblox Inc., today announced that it will demonstrate its revolutionary Actionable Network Intelligence Platform , a unified, platform that empowers enterprises to elevate every aspect of network availability, agility, security, and performance—on premises, across data centres, and in the cloud, at GITEX Technology Week, taking place between 8-12 October, 2017.
Cherif Sleiman, vice president, EMEA at Infoblox says, “Network landscapes are rapidly evolving, driven by trends in security, virtualization, cloud, IPv6 ......read more
SanDisk® brand 400GB card gives mobile consumers the freedom to capture and experience more content than ever before
September 4, 2017: Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today announced its 400GB* SanDisk Ultra® microSDXC™ UHS-I card, the world’s highest-capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. Two years after introducing its record-breaking 200GB* SanDisk Ultra microSDXC card, Western Digital has doubled the capacity within the same tiny form factor. Keeping up with the demands of ......read more
Cybercriminals Are Exploiting Known Vulnerabilities and Maximizing Impact With a Hybrid Threat Known as Ransomworms
Dubai, UAE, September 4, 2017: Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables destructive worm-like attacks to take advantage of hot exploits at record speed. Adversaries are spending less time developing ways to break in, and instead are focusing on leveraging ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 3rd September, 2017 – Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) and Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) today announced an expansion of the two companies’ alliance with plans for new initiatives aimed at enabling enterprises to more easily adopt containers. This includes native support for Windows Server containers on Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated on Microsoft Azure, and SQL Server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift. These additions to the companies’ joint roadmap will focus on simplifying container technologies to help enterprise ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 3rd September, 2017: Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA), a government organization dedicated to serve the people of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by fulfilling their electricity, water and gas needs, is modernizing its records management system as part of the organization’s digital transformation efforts. With the help of Kodak Alaris scanners, SEWA has digitized massive volumes of documents that have been stored in the organization’s various offices and warehouses over the past few decades. The result has been a significant reduction in ......read more
Xperia XZ1 combines Sony’s ground-breaking Motion-Eye™ camera and Super slow motion video with new smile Predictive Capture and Autofocus burst functions, an all-new 3D Creator feature, and 5.2” Full HD HDR display
The latest addition to Sony’s super mid-range family, Xperia XA1 Plus, exceeds your entertainment expectations, bringing you a different Full HD display size (5.5”), high-end camera specifications with 23MP sensor, all day battery life and unique fingerprint sensor for security personalisation
Xperia XZ1 will run Android™ 8.0 Oreo ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 3, 2017: TCL Communication is today unveiling an all-new version of its award-winning BlackBerry KEYone with the introduction of the BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition coming soon to markets in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. With today’s announcement, TCL Communication’s BlackBerry Mobile brand is responding to BlackBerry smartphone fans around the world who have asked for additional styling and performance options within the BlackBerry KEYone lineup. The BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition will go on-sale beginning in Q3 2017 initially in ......read more
The Japanese technology giant will manufacture over 16000 LED TVs before the end of 2017, to supply in the Egyptian market
Panasonic, one of the global leaders in technology, today expanded its presence in the Middle East and Africa region with the opening of the first TV manufacturing unit in Egypt. The Japanese manufacturer is collaborating with Arab Company for Electrical Equipment to produce over 16,000 Panasonic LED televisions before the end of this year.
This factory promises a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit that will employ 200 -250 personnel and further boost Egypt’s ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 30th AUGUST, 2017– Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it will support .NET Core 2.0, the latest version of the open source .NET Core project, on Red Hat’s portfolio of open technologies. A lightweight and modular platform for creating web applications and microservices, .NET Core 2.0 provides significant new developer capabilities while enabling developers to create .NET applications across platforms, and deploy on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, and more.
A key ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, 24th August, 2017: Sabari Indian School, a Dubai-based school offering CBSE curriculum has become a technology leader in the education sector in the UAE by implementing a state-of-the-art wireless infrastructure from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, and introducing iPad-based learning and a ‘curriculum in the cloud’ education model.
Sabari Indian School was acquired in the year 2015 by Al Najah Education Limited, a specialized education investment company that is a part of Al Masah Capital private equity firm. After the acquisition, the management of Al ......read more
New Channel Vice President to strengthen Huawei’s channel partner network, develop its Partner Incentive and Certificate Program, and grow Huawei’s presence in the Middle East and Pakistan.
United Arab Emirates - 29 August, 2017: Huawei - a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider announced the appointment of Hazem Bazan as the Vice President of Channels and Commercial Sales, Huawei Middle East, redefining its’ Channel leadership.
Based in Dubai, Hazem will be responsible for driving the Middle East’s Channel sales ......read more
These new audio systems with sophisticated design and powerful sound bring a stylish touch to everyday listening
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic is pleased to announce three models, the SC-UA7, SC-UA3 and SC-UX100 in a new range of ‘Urban Audio’ products, which open the door to a truly elegant musical experience. They feature hi-fi features including Bluetooth streaming and powerful speakers to achieve room filling sound.
The flagship model in the range is the Urban Audio SC-UA7, which is a stand-alone, vertical speaker system with a hefty 1700 watts of sound ......read more
New alliance combines HP’s leading 3D printing platform with Deloitte’s unrivaled digital transformation capabilities
HP, the global 3D printing leader, and Deloitte, the worldwide leader in professional services and a leader in digital supply chain transformations, join forces to accelerate the digital reinvention of the US$12 trillion global manufacturing industry.
HP and Deloitte, along with a global partner ecosystem, will help customers accelerate product design, speed production, create more flexible supply chains, and optimize ......read more