Seven-star IT networks at the Burj Al Arab

Maintaining the iconic Burj Al Arab’s exceptionally high standards of service – which have resulted in it being voted the world’s most luxurious place to stay – is no easy task. In order to enhance this guest experience, Jumeirah Group’s vice president of IT, Neil Menezes, recently opted to roll-out an upgraded Wi-Fi infrastructure.

Gopi Krishnan’s digital drive at Al Hilal Bank

Gopi Krishnan’s impressive CV in banking technology has earned him significant credibility in the region. Now chief information officer of Al Hilal Bank, he hopes to fulfil the board’s aim of becoming the most technologically advanced firm in Islamic banking.

Al Sahraa Group launches duo of smart apps

Driven to develop its diversified business, transport and logistics provider Al Sahraa Group has developed in-house software to provide better accountability of its processes, which has enabled the firm to build a duo of sleek customer-facing apps.

Future of things

Industry experts explore the Internet of Things (IoT) prospects in the channel community as the number of connected devices is expected to explode by the year 2020.

Ready to roll

Osama AlHaj-Issa, Regional Channel Sales Director, Middle East and Turkey, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, on the integration and channel benefits of the new partner programme.

Dealing with the surge in mobile data demand

With the TRA desperate to get more spectrum by 2020 for the 5G network to power the ‘Smart Future’ of Dubai, how can telecoms providers hope to deal with this surge in demand for mobile data, and what technologies are available to help combat network congestion?

How the Middle East can leverage fog computing capabilities

Fog computing provides the capability to derive real-time insights from the vast amounts of data generated by “things” at the edge of the network. Aligning with Dubai’s vision to be the world’s “smartest city” by 2017, how can fog computing contribute to this effort?


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