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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

March 31, 2011

Samsung’s RF series notebook shows consumers what to look for when selecting a notebook
12:38 GMT
(press release)

While a laptop has become a ubiquitous accessory for modern life, the actual process of choosing the right model can take some serious time and research.

Walid Tahabsem, ITG President and CEO, speaking at MENA ICT Week 2011
12:02 GMT

The 3rd Annual MENA ICT Week that took place from March 25-29, 2011 is considered as one of the most prominent ICT sector event in the Arab world.

Kaspersky Lab predicts an increase in the number of threats for Android
10:47 GMT
(press release)

Kaspersky Lab data shows that the number of malicious programs targeting mobile devices has more than doubled between August 2009 and December 2010.

Osman Sultan, CEO, du, during the celebration
09:14 GMT
(press release)

du hosted its annual celebration 2011 at the Arena Hall in DWTC, to celebrate the company’s successes in 2010.

Spanish mountaineer, Edurne Pasaban, at the world’s highest summit
08:29 GMT

Spanish mountaineer, Edurne Pasaban, has once again selected Thuraya as her satellite communications partner for her forthcoming expedition to Mount Everest.

March 30, 2011

Qatar Airways and Qtel have agreed to a 15-year strategic technology partnership, which will see the companies cooperate and explore synergies in several areas
16:43 GMT
(press release)

National airline’s primary IT infrastructure moves to purpose-built Data Centre to enable high availability and scalability for their global operations.

Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and Osman Sultan, CEO, du
15:13 GMT
(press release)

du today announced its support of Zayed University to digitise and enhance technical support for a Multi-media laboratory at the College of Communication and Media Sciences.

15:11 GMT

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), represented by Spectrum International Affairs, is organizing the Middle East Spectrum at the Place Hotel, Old Town Dubai from 29-30 March 2011.

Etisalat Head Office
14:04 GMT

UAE's etisalat on Wednesday scrapped plans to bid for Syria's third mobile licence, the latest blow to the telecom operator's push to expand its Middle East footprint.

Khalil El-Dalu, General Manager, Epson ME
12:08 GMT
(press release)

Epson, the leading global manufacturer of projection technology, has reached a milestone market share of 22.71 per cent during the final quarter of the calendar year 2010.

Internet Explorer 9
10:44 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft Gulf today announced the launch of the latest version of the world’s most-used browser with the release of Windows Internet Explorer 9 for consumers across the UAE.

Asus new G53SW notebook
09:32 GMT
(press release)

The all new Asus G53SW brings the best gaming performance from a full gaming PC to a compact 15-inch form factor.

March 29, 2011

Aiham Al-Akhras, Director of Services Middle East, Fujitsu Technology Solutions
12:55 GMT
(press release)

Enterprises in the UAE are welcoming the proactive approach that Fujitsu is taking toward the maintenance and support of its clients in telecoms, energy financial services and other key sectors.

Issam Al-Ismaily, Mobile Product Manager at Nawras
11:23 GMT

Every Nawras business customer activating a minimum of five new mobile postpaid lines before 29 May 2011 is eligible for free national voice calls and SMS among its employees for three months.

Windows Phone 7
11:15 GMT
(press release)

Microsoft launch of Yalla Apps, a regional Windows Phone 7 developer portal that will serve as an accelerator for the creation, availability and submission of local Windows Phone7 application.