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With IT research firm Frost and Sullivan predicting the global cloud market will reach more than $125 billion by the end of the year, the GCC’s cloud computing market is set to grow from $91.7 million last year to $118.5 million by the end of 2014
August 21, 2014 - 15:42 GMT
In the UAE, sensitive industry sectors such as the public sector, oil and gas, banking, finance and insurance are all set to drive demand for cloud computing security solutions

November 6, 2012

Sheikh Saud Bin Nasser Al Thani, CEO, Qtel Qatar and Juan Agualimpia, EVP and chief marketing officer, MoneyGram at the signing ceremony
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Qtel and MoneyGram announced a new partnership to make MoneyGram money transfer available through Qtel Mobile Money.

06:24 GMT
(press release)

EMC Corporation announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Silver Tail Systems.

Shaheen Haque, Territory Manager Middle East & Turkey at Interactive Intelligence
06:12 GMT
(press release)

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc., a global provider of unified IP business communications solutions, has launched Interaction Mobilizer for Windows 8 and Windows RT.

Trend Micro
06:09 GMT
(press release)

High-risk and dangerous applications targeting users of Google’s Android platform increased from nearly 30,000 in June to almost 175,000 in September, according to the security roundup report.

04:39 GMT
(press release)

Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta in an all-cash transaction.

November 5, 2012

Apple introduced the iPhone to the Mexican market in 2007
15:50 GMT

Tech giant Apple has reportedly lost a legal battle over the iPhone's name in Mexico.

GALAXY S3 30Million milestone
09:14 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics, announced the GALAXY S III has surpassed 30 million global sales in approximately five months since its debut in May.

Ajay Singh Chauhan, CEO, Comguard
07:56 GMT

Comguard announced that it has been appointed as the value added distributor by EnGenius.

06:15 GMT
(press release)

The Brocade Alliance Partner Network (APN) has adapted to provide an easy-to-navigate program to accelerate time to revenue.

November 4, 2012

King Abdullah II of Jordan addresses Amman's ICT community
15:07 GMT

HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Sunday, 4 November, held an open forum with the Kingdom's ICT figures to discuss ways to take the country's once-thriving hub back to the future. With royal backing, the sector was offered a new lease on a cyber climate hunkered down for crackdowns and censorship.

iPad Mini.
11:45 GMT

While the iPad 'light' comes at just over two thirds the size of the original, the shaved-off versions carries no reduction in price. Many online retailers have started selling the Apple’s newly launched 7.9-inch iPad Mini on the grey market but for a hefty premium in the UAE markets.

09:59 GMT

The ASUS RT-N12HP high-power wireless-N300 router employs detachable 9dBi antennas and a unique hardware signal power amplifier.

Injazat Data Systems
07:30 GMT
(press release)

Injazat Data Systems is fully committed to supporting the development of future Emirati leaders as part of their Emiratisation strategy, which is aligned to Abu Dhabi’s 2030 vision.

LG Electronics
06:45 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics reported a solid third-quarter performance with the third consecutive quarter of positive net income and all four companies recording strong operating profits.

November 1, 2012

Marco Gerazounis, Senior VP Middle East North Africa & Turkey, Software AG
09:51 GMT
(press release)

Software AG has announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2012.