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The ability to turn distance and location into a competitive advantage by hosting applications and data in optimal locations, while ensuring flawless application performance and the best user experience.
September 23, 2014 - 04:55 GMT
The Mena region’s appetite for applications and services being delivered to devices irrespective of geographic location is evident from the region's growing interest in cloud computing

September 14, 2014

Polycom
09:52 GMT
(press release)

Polycom has announced its participation in the 34th edition of GITEX Technology week which will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 12-16 October 2014.

During the event
07:25 GMT

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) hosts industry specific training sessions from 7 to 11 September on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).

VIVA-Real Madrid
06:13 GMT
(press release)

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its sponsorship of Real Madrid Football Club for the coming four years.

Apple is selling out of its stock even after customers took to Twitter to complain of difficulties loading the website to place pre-orders on Friday morning.
04:55 GMT

Suppliers to Apple were scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhones as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production, supply chain sources told Reuters last month.

September 12, 2014

“The facility produced one pirated CD every five seconds. This is one of the largest raids conducted by the library in cooperation with the Criminal Investigation Department,” he added.
20:09 GMT

“The facility produced one pirated CD every five seconds. This is one of the largest raids conducted by the library in cooperation with the Criminal Investigation Department,” he added

September 11, 2014

Christina Warren, senior tech analyst at Mashable, said: "The iPod classic is finally dead. RIP little iPod. You remade Apple, changed the way we listen to music, and are one of my top five gadgets."
21:55 GMT

There was no announcement, no solemn ceremony to mark its passing, but Apple has finally killed off its longest-serving gadget, the iPod Classic, just seven years after it was launched.

During the event
08:41 GMT
(press release)

Huawei connected with public sector and business leaders at the IDC CIO Summit discussing the new era of networks and the collaboration opportunities for Government, Transport and Education organizations in Saudi Arabia.

Faycal Saile, general manager, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Red Hat
07:41 GMT
(press release)

Red Hat announced that it will demonstrate its latest innovations in cloud computing and virtualization technologies at GITEX Technology Week, 12-16 October, 2014.

September 10, 2014

The brand has been co-founded by former Apple CEO and ace marketer John Sculley.
15:09 GMT

“It is just a coincidence that iPhone 6 launching in Mena [Middle East and North Africa] at the same time. We wish Apple much success in the premium mobile device market,” said Sculley.

SAMENA
09:00 GMT
(press release)

SAMENA Telecommunications Council joined stakeholders across the global Internet ecosystem to discuss opportunities, exchange best practices and help shape the evolution and use of the Internet.

Nawras Campus
06:36 GMT

An Ordinary General Meeting OGM of the Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG, “Nawras”, was held at 3pm on Tuesday 9 September 2014 at the Capital Market Authority in Ruwi.

VIVA’s Chairman, Mr. Adel Mohamed El Roumi
05:26 GMT
(press release)

VIVA announces that His Highness, Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is the recipient of the United Nations Humanitarian Leader award and Kuwait was named Global Humanitarian Centre in recognition of their social and humanitarian contributions rendered to nations around the world.

September 9, 2014

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.
20:19 GMT

The iPhone 6 will feature a larger 4.7 inch retina HD screen, while a 5.5 inch model also will be offered.

Microsoft
12:12 GMT

Microsoft today unveiled a first look of the new MSN in UAE. Designed from the ground up for a mobile, cloud first world, the new MSN combines premium content from the world’s leading media outlets with personal productivity tools that help you do more.

LG CURVED OLED TV
08:15 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics (LG), with design support from Swarovski, the renowned Austrian jewelry brand and world-leading manufacturer of high-quality crystals, will unveil a one-of-a-kind CURVED OLED TV at IFA Berlin.