CNME April 2016

What’s Inside

BT to streamline Schindler’s global network infrastructure

0 3BT has signed a contract with Schindler, a global provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways, as well as maintenance and modernisation services.

Etisalat announces new offerings for Hajj and Umrah travellers

0 4Etisalat has launched a new roaming pack for customers travelling to Saudi Arabia for Hajj and Umrah.

Emircom to shed light on the advantages of cloud orchestration

0 19Cloud computing has been an integral part of enterprise IT systems for many years now.

Unboxing: Xiaomi Mi 9T

0 14Unboxing Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphone - Mi 9T.

How to combat evolving threats with network detection and response

0 27The threat of a cyber incident – at the hands of an adversary or an insider — looms large in …

Emaar to build first 3D-printed home in Dubai

0 40UAE-based real estate developer Emaar Properties has announced plans to build its first 3D printed home in Dubai’s Arabian Ranches III.
Mohammad Lootah, Dubai DED, AI, counterfeiting

Dubai turns to AI to combat counterfeiting

0 117The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Sector in Dubai Economy is adopting a new AI-based technology to fight counterfeiting in Dubai.

Time and staffing among major roadblocks in security awareness programmes

0 50Lack of time and staff rather than budget are the most common factors holding back security awareness programmes in companies, a recent SANS report highlighted.

Al Rostamani Communications awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

0 35IT and Telecommunication solutions provider and systems integrator Al Rostamani Communications LLC (ARC) has announced that it has been awarded …

UAE residents can now interact with RTA on WhatsApp

0 106The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai has recently launched a Corporate Automated Chat System (Mahboob) on online messaging platform WhatsApp.

Dubai’s Atlantis turns to Dell Technologies to modernise IT environment

0 81Atlantis, The Palm has selected Dell Technologies’ virtualisation technologies to help effectively manage the availability, reliability and serviceability of its mission-critical hospitality applications.

OPPO invests $1.4 billion to boost its global innovation strategy

0 117OPPO has recently revealed plans to spend $1.46 billion on research and development this year and has announced that it will establish a new R&D centre in China’s Chang’an Town, Dongguan, Guangdong Province.
data pack, mobile

Global mobile phone market to face worst decline in 2019: Gartner

0 123Worldwide shipments of devices such as PCs, tablets and mobile phones will total 2.2 billion units in 2019, a decline of 3.3 percent year over year, according to Gartner.
Epicor International Partner Excellence Awards Winners 2019

Epicor celebrates channel performance at global partner summit

0 124Epicor International Partner Excellence Awards Winners 2019 Global enterprise business software provider Epicor Software Corporation has announced the 2019 winners …

First Emirati astronauts begin training at NASA space centre

0 109As part of the preparations to travel to the International Space Station (ISS), UAE’s first-ever Emirati astronauts Hazza Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi have started their training programme at NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson’s Space Centre (JSC).

How to combat data misuse in the social media era

0 147Industry experts discuss how social media platforms should be regulated to combat misinformation and prevent the inappropriate use of personal data.

How AI adds new horizons to cybersecurity

0 142Paul O’Brien, Director of AI, Service, Security and Operations Lab Applied Research, BT Technology and Professor Nader Azarmi, Emirates ICT Innovation Centre (EBTIC) director and head of BT Global Research Centres discuss how advancements in AI spells the future of security in the Middle East.
Milan Sheth, Automation Anywhere

Automation Anywhere strengthens ME presence with Dubai headquarters

0 129Milan Sheth, Automation Anywhere Automation Anywhere, the global provider of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), has announced its expansion into the …
Gavriella Schuster, Microsoft

Microsoft announces investments to enhance partner prospects

0 117Gavriella Schuster, Microsoft Microsoft Corp. has recently announced new investments in technologies and programmes designed to support its partner ecosystem. …

Optimal IdM, Precise Technologies to deliver IAM solutions in META

0 119Ranjit Pillai, Precise Technologies Global provider of Identity Access Management (IAM) solutions Optimal IdM has partnered with Precise Technologies who …
Riccardo Di Blasio

Commvault touts bigger incentives with new partner programme

0 126Commvault has unveiled its latest partner-first strategy with a new global partner programme that will make it easier and more profitable to do business with the vendor.

Nexign, Giza Systems partner to drive regional telcos’ DX journey

0 126Ahmad Sayed, Nexign Nexign, (а part of LLC ICS Holding), a Business Support Systems (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) …

Saudi Railway Company, Huawei partner to develop smart railway system

0 166Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has selected Huawei as its partner for developing a smart railway and digital transformation in the Kingdom.
Honeywell Forge for Industrial

Honeywell delivers real-time intelligence to industrial sector firms with new platform

0 169Honeywell has unveiled a new enterprise performance management software for operational technology in the industrial sector.
UAE space

New law to shape the future of UAE’s space sector

0 131The UAE is now in the final stages of developing a new space law, according to Dr. Eng. Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, director general of the UAE Space Agency.
WiFi router

du launches UAE’s first 5G-enabled WiFi router

0 211UAE telco du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced the launch country’s first-ever 5G-ready WiFi router.

Fine Hygienic Holding to accelerate growth with Oracle Cloud

0 163FMCG firm Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) has selected Oracle Cloud Applications to enhance operational efficiency, drive innovation and deliver exceptional employee engagement.

UAE’s Khalifa University introduces new institute for fostering AI talents

0 131The UAE’s Khalifa University of Science and Technology has recently launched new institute dedicated to teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications to university students.
Paul Mountford, CEO, Riverbed

Riverbed forms new division focused on Digital Experience Management

0 198Riverbed today announced the formation of a new Aternity division to capitalise on the growth opportunities in Digital Experience Management …

Abu Dhabi Global Market introduces regulations for “robo-advisors”

0 180The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has recently issued its regulatory framework for Digital Investment Managers (also known as ‘robo-advisors’).
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