ISSUE # 307
CNME August 2017
SEWA chairman Dr Rashid Alleem on the technological transformation of Sharjah's critical infrastructure
UAE construction giant Al Shafar General Contracting is building the foundations for its digital age. Newly-appointed CIO Herbert Fuchs has been hired to optimise and reinvent the ways that ASGC uses technology to automate time-consuming processes and enhance the health and safety of on-site workers.
Interview: Polycom's Marco Landi
Polycom’s president for the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions, Marco Landi, shares his thoughts on the potential for video conferencing solutions in the GCC, and why traditional workspaces are being transformed by advancing work cultures and technologies in the APAC-EMEA territory.
0 2Government and IT leaders, advisors and experts came together in Abu Dhabi to examine the digital revolution and explore the potential opportunities presented by emerging technologies.
0 70Vectra has announced that its cybersecurity platform integrates AI-driven attacker detections, threat hunting and incident investigations with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Ingress Routing.
0 83How can organisations foster a workplace environment that enables employees to acquire the skills needed to keep cyber-threats at bay? …
0 78Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority has launched "HADI", an AI-based conversational bot that can answer users’ questions and process transactions with respect to DSOA’s services.
0 119Egypt’s Ministry of Communications & Information Technology has launched WASEL, a first-of-its-kind contact centre service in the region that provides hugely enhanced access to a variety of services for people with disabilities.
0 262Mobile technologies and services have added $191 billion to the region’s economy in 2018 – equivalent to about 4.5 percent of regional GDP, according to the latest reports by GSMA Intelligence.
0 89Centralised logging and automation solutions are now a necessity to detect, defend against and respond to modern attacks, according to the SANS 2019 Endpoint Protection and Response Survey.
0 140Jumbo Group has partnered with MOBILIS Medical Manufacturing for 3D printing of prosthetic covers, orthosis, hand and leg splints, sockets, and other devices in the UAE and GCC region.
0 109Global 5G subscriptions are set to top 2.6 billion within the next six years, driven by sustained momentum and a rapidly developing 5G ecosystem, according to the latest report from Ericsson.
0 170The developer plans to use these to enhance its customers' pre-sales experience by taking them on site visits in the innovative vehicles to its developments across Dubai's prime locations.
0 134UAE telco Etisalat has collaborated with Huawei to complete the industry's first trial of compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry.
0 287Dubai Police has encouraged the public to benefit from the ‘Drive Mode’ feature in its smart app, which enables them to avoid traffic jams and nearby accidents.
0 251Mark Forker was in attendance at the annual Dell Technologies Forum to hear how the company is aspiring to advance …
0 256Pure Storage has announced major additions to its Cloud Data Services portfolio that helps customers more impactfully deploy hybrid clouds.
0 248Uber founder Travis Kalanick has received investment of $400m from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund according to reports in The Wall …
0 279Maqta Gateway, the developer and operator of the first port community system in the UAE and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, hosted its 5th Digital Trade Community Forum.
0 280Focus Softnet has launched Qbixe, its artificial intelligence-driven, voice activated app, designed for small and medium businesses using Intuit's Quickbooks.
0 236The UAE’s Ministry of Community Development (MOCD) has teamed up with Microsoft to better secure its digital assets and protect against cyber-attacks.
0 253Business leaders in the Middle East and Africa strongly believe that data helps build trust from its customers, its own business processes, and across its partner ecosystem, according to a recent study by IBM.
0 268Driverless vehicles may hit the UAE roads in 2021 as the nation prepares to become the first country in the world to have regulations on autonomous vehicles, a top official told WAM.
0 221With digital transformation being a major area of focus for businesses and government across the UAE, Dell Technologies has reinforced its commitment to advancing the country’s ICT agenda.