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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

September 11, 2012

10:45 GMT
(press release)

Polycom announced an initiative with IBM Research to co-develop next-generation innovations that are designed to further accelerate cloud-delivered video collaboration applications.

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
10:29 GMT

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority will hold a workshop on “Technology Trends and Government Competitiveness”.

08:38 GMT
(press release)

Sophos announced the hosted version of its award-winning mobile device management solution, Sophos Mobile Control, enabling partners to offer clients a choice of delivery models.

Blue Coat Systems
08:36 GMT
(press release)

Blue Coat Systems, the market leader in Web security and WAN optimization solutions, today released its findings on this type of attack during the 2012 Olympic Games.

Waleed Al Sayed, Chief Operating Officer, Qtel
05:52 GMT
(press release)

Hundreds of Qtel customers will take part in one of the region’s largest tests of a ultrafast 4G Long-Term-Evolution network.

September 10, 2012

SAMENA Telecommunications Council
10:36 GMT
(press release)

The SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced that it is embarking upon one of the South Asia – Middle East – North Africa region’s most unique policy assessment initiatives.

08:21 GMT
(press release)

Polycom unveiled Polycom Adoption Services, four newservices designed to help enterprises rapidly accelerate user adoption and the returns on their investments of Polycom RealPresence video solutions.

07:41 GMT
(press release)

Complete security leader Sophos announced the findings from a recent practical experiment into WiFi security covering the city of London.

September 9, 2012

12:35 GMT
(press release)

VIVA launched today its new 'VIVA POINTS’ program, allowing VIVA’s postpaid voice customers to earn and redeem points for a variety of free services.

Emotion UI
10:13 GMT
(press release)

Huawei has launched a sneak preview of its new Emotion UI an Android-based user interface.

Hackers target Saudi Aramco
10:05 GMT

Saudi Armanco suffered a severe cyber attack from a hacking group, 'The Cutting Sword of Justice'. The hackers would have required a high level insider to help orchestrate an attack that is one of the most destructive against a single business.

Trend Micro
09:45 GMT
(press release)

Trend Micro, the global leader in cloud security, today announced an expansion of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network.

Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Faleh Al-Thani, new Vice-Chairman, Nawras
05:56 GMT

Nawras, Oman’s customer friendly communications provider, is delighted to announce that Sheikh Saud bin Nasser bin Faleh Al-Thani has been named as the new Vice-Chairman.

September 6, 2012

09:07 GMT
(press release)

Epicor Software Corporation announced that Epicor has been awarded a Silver Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year and a Bronze Stevie Award for Fastest-Growing Company.

Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Badran, VIVA’s Chief Executive Officer with Human Resources team during the honoring ceremony of the trainees
05:38 GMT
(press release)

VIVA has concluded its successful summer training program for trainees from the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program.