Amadeus to drive IATA NDC-X, XML based data distribution capability in region

Amadeus to drive IATA NDC-X, XML based data distribution capability in region

The travel industry is moving towards increased personalisation as merchandising techniques drive new revenues and business opportunities, and as travelers expect brands to know them and adapt offers accordingly. It is against this backdrop that Amadeus has announced the creation of a dedicated programme to drive the industrialisation of New…

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Orange Middle East Africa to implement Nokia RAN across seven African countries

Orange Middle East Africa to implement Nokia RAN across seven African countries

Nokia and Orange Middle East and Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernisation project to prepare for the launch of 4G services. To facilitate the deployment Nokia has set up a dedicated West and Central…

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CommScope partners with Fluke Networks for optical fibre certification

CommScope partners with Fluke Networks for optical fibre certification

CommScope, a global vendor in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has partnered with Fluke Networks, a global vendor in cable certification, to help ensure optimum fibre optic cabling performance. CommScope’s exclusive Systimax link loss calculator will now be incorporated in Fluke Networks’ CertiFiber Pro Optical Loss Test Set part of…

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E-City to invest AED 67M in expansion across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman

E-City to invest AED 67M in expansion across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman

E-City, the electronics retail arm of Albatha Group, one of the UAE’s largest conglomerates, has revealed a strategic AED 67 million expansion initiative that is aimed towards reinforcing the company's market presence in the UAE and the GCC region. The move demonstrates the company's continuing efforts to further consolidate their…

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Mindware signs master distribution contract with wireless vendor Ubiquiti Networks

Mindware signs master distribution contract with wireless vendor Ubiquiti Networks

Mindware, the regional IT Distributor, announced the signing of a pan-Middle East contract with Ubiquiti Networks, manufacturer of wireless data communication equipment. The distribution contract will be covering all countries under Mindware’s regional umbrella, from the Levant and North Africa all the way to the Gulf and Pakistan, encompassing the…

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Aptec adds Meraki networking cloud to Cisco distribution portfolio

Aptec adds Meraki networking cloud to Cisco distribution portfolio

Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, announced it now offers Cisco’s Meraki Solutions for Cisco resellers in the Gulf Region. Meraki by Cisco delivers a fast, simple path to cloud networking, simplifying end-users’ needs by allowing central management of Wireless, Security, Switching and devices anywhere and at any time. Meraki is…

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Network International ties with Oracle Gold partner 3C Payment for hospitality

Network International ties with Oracle Gold partner 3C Payment for hospitality

Network International, the payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa has strengthened its product proposition to the hospitality sector following a partnership with 3C Payment, a global provider of payment solutions. To help with large group billing, waiting staff can recall and print itemised table bills from the…

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Booz Allen Hamilton IoT Field Guide recommended for regional CSOs

Booz Allen Hamilton IoT Field Guide recommended for regional CSOs

The Internet of Things IoT continues to gain a strong footing in the GCC across different sectors ranging from manufacturing and transportation to energy. The vulnerability of IoT to external cyber threats remains high – in fact even higher than traditional IT – a Booz Allen Hamilton report released in…

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Etisalat Digital partners with Cars Taxi to implement automotive surveillance

Etisalat Digital partners with Cars Taxi to implement automotive surveillance

Etisalat Digital announced its partnership with Cars Taxi to implement smart surveillance solutions and analytics across its fleet of 2,180 taxis in Dubai enabling them to manage and conduct real-time monitoring of all the taxis bringing in efficiency and improving customer experience and safety. This end-to-end automotive surveillance solution is…

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Cloud infrastructure can deliver digital workspaces and productivity

Cloud infrastructure can deliver digital workspaces and productivity

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW In 2017, VMware had a marquee year. VMware announced partnerships with Amadeus, Amazon Web Services, Dell EMC, Fujitsu, Google, HARMAN, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Samsung, Vodafone Group. VMware launched new and expanded versions of cloud, mobility, virtualisation, and security solutions, led by AppDefense and NSX. Supporting software-defined…

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Mobile payment solutions fuel pan-regional geographic expansion

Mobile payment solutions fuel pan-regional geographic expansion

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW OMA Emirates has introduced new services as well as implemented several projects which have helped move into new and uncharted avenues. The OMA Emirates Benefit Beyond platform which was previously focused only on being a loyalty card now has several new services added on to the…

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Building digital competence in field services using Internet of Things

Building digital competence in field services using Internet of Things

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 has been an exciting year for IFS. With a growing interest in adopting IoT especially in the enterprise sector, IFS continued to work with customers to raise awareness of IFS IoT Business Connector that shortens the time from ideas to tangible benefits for their IoT…

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Rolling out the Industrial Internet of Things through industry partnerships

Rolling out the Industrial Internet of Things through industry partnerships

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW GE Digital is driving digital transformation at the right juncture as regional governments are increasing focus on digital transformation, especially with the goal of leveraging the skills of the tech-savvy Arab youth. There is a clear understanding that digital is here and now, and not something…

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Ten personal technologies and how they can affect your business

Ten personal technologies and how they can affect your business

PREDICTIONS 2018 With all the personal technology currently available, it can be difficult for businesses to decipher which represent an opportunity for end customers and which are too immature to warrant any attention. But when used correctly, these technologies can have big business impact. For example, Mastercard recently revealed card…

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