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    Airbus and STC Specialized provide reliable secure communications for the Hajj in Mecca

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia chooses Airbus and STC Specialized to secure millions of pilgrims during Muslim gathering with state-of-the-art mission critical technology. United Arab Emirates – 18 August 2019:   Airbus, a leading provider of secure communication and collaboration solutions, provides mission critical communications technology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.  Airbus has been a trusted supplier of secure communication solutions for the Hajj pilgrimage every year since 2017. With the implementation of its systems to ensure faster emergency response for public safety, and use of its state-of-the-art technology, Airbus and STC Specialized ensured the smooth running of security operations which safeguard millions of visitors each year.  Various security ......read more

    Exceptional Playtime with Soundcore Vortex

    Enhanced audio experience with rich sound and comfortable ergonomically designed headband Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  17, August 2019:    Anker Innovations’ highlights Soundcore Vortex Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, with 20-Hour Playtime, Bluetooth 4.1, Hi-Fi Stereo Sound, Soft Memory-Foam Ear Cups and Built-in Microphone. Get swept away by the music and engross yourself in rich, professionally-tuned audio with AptX high fidelity sound. Every aspect of your music is heightened with brilliant treble, smooth mid-ranges, and deep bass.  Roshan Vadlakonda, Regional Sales Head at Anker Innovations MEA said, “We are delighted to bring in Anker’s world class innovations through our amazing audio brand Soundcore to our regional market. Soundcore has a wide range of top-notch feature packed ......read more

    The future of photography and videography is in Canon's hands, with five 2019 EISA Awards

      Established international photography journalists recognize Canon’s  line-up as industry leading     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday 15th August 2019:   Today, Canon Europe is recognized as an industry-leader, with the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) honoring Canon with five prestigious accolades. The 2019 Awards showcase Canon’s unrivalled optical excellence and heritage, with the awards going to the EOS RP alongside RF and EF lenses. Since the high-profile launch of the EOS R System in September 2018, Canon has redefined photographic boundaries, designing bodies and lenses to expand shooting possibilities for amateur and professional photographers alike – which is reflected in this year’s awards.  Canon is proud to have been ......read more

    Etisalat C&WS and Sparkle pioneer in enabling 5G Roaming Globally

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:   Etisalat Carrier & Wholesale (C&WS) and Sparkle today announced the establishment of a 5G data roaming interconnection between Etisalat  and TIM, paving the way for 5G roaming between Middle East and across the globe.    This strategic agreement will set the path for 5G and the global mobile and carrier community. While Expo 2020 was the first major commercial customer in MEASA to partner with Etisalat on 5G, Etisalat was also the first telecom operator to launch the first commercial 5G network in MENA.    Through its network rollout and the pioneering launch of the first 5G handset in the MENA, Etisalat managed to provide UAE customers with an opportunity to experience the power of 5G technology. Etisalat also empowered visitors at Abu ......read more

    Lenovo Introduces Single-socket Servers, Designed Specifically for Edge and Data-intensive Workloads

    • Lenovo’s new ThinkSystem SR635 and SR655 single-socket server platforms are specifically built to harness the full potential of AMD EPYC™ 7002 Series processors • Enhance video security and other critical applications for edge and virtualized environments with greater storage, processing and graphics capabilities • Enable organizations to accomplish more with less, reducing TCO by up to 46 percent and reducing software licensing costs by up to 73 percent  • Drive advanced network intelligence and analytics by delivering new levels of workload efficiency and performance to address growing pain points for our telecommunications customers   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  08, August 2019:   Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), a technology leader in Intelligent ......read more

    LG Signature Responds to Market Demand for Luxury Appliances With Expanded Lineup

    LG’s Premium Brand Teases New Products for Enhanced Living   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  08, August 2019:   LG SIGNATURE, the first ultra-premium brand from LG Electronics (LG) is expanding its product lineup to meet growing consumer demand.  First launching in South Korea in 2016, LG SIGNATURE is now available in over 50 countries worldwide, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia. A unique proposition for homeowners keen to invest in luxury goods, LG SIGNATURE appliances fuse together quality build, elegant design and LG’s advanced technology for ultimate convenience and enjoyment. As part of its efforts to help more consumers live efficiently with smart and premium home appliances, LG SIGNATURE is adding new additions to its portfolio this year. The expanded global lineup of ......read more

    Smiles Unlimited Buy 1 Get 1 offers chance to win Mauritius summer holiday for two

    Abu Dhabi 07 August 2019:  Smiles, the deals and discount app that provides a wide range of daily deals and lifestyle rewards, is offering customers the chance to win a summer holiday for two to the paradise island of Mauritius. Smiles has partnered with Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority and Emirates Holidays to launch this mega promotion where a subscription to the Unlimited Buy 1 Get 1 package gives customers a chance to enter a raffle draw: one raffle entry for 30 days package; three raffle entries for 90 days package; and 10 raffle entries for a yearly package. Five lucky customers get to win a summer holiday package for two to Mauritius, which includes return flight tickets on Emirates for two, return airport transfers by private car for two, and three-night stay inclusive of breakfast in a beachfront resort in ......read more

    du Announces New Roaming Solutions for UAE Customers Travelling for Hajj or Visiting GCC Countries

    Connecting with friends and family in the UAE just got easier for du customers travelling for Hajj or visiting other GCC countries, with the release of roaming bundles starting from AED 100 Dubai, UAE, 6th August, 2019:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced three new and convenient roaming bundles for customers travelling for Hajj and to other GCC countries. By subscribing to the new roaming packages, prepaid and postpaid customers have a variety of options to stay connected with up to 30GB of data and unlimited outgoing calls while roaming in, or travelling between, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman or Saudi Arabia. Reflecting its commitment to delivering seamless connected experiences, du’s latest roaming solution recognizes that a large proportion of UAE travellers demand roaming ......read more

    Hub71 Welcomes Seven New Startups from Six Sectors

    Mixture of Emirati, Arab and international founders to have new operational base in Abu Dhabi Seven startups specialized in fintech, health tech, travel tech, AI, blockchain and social impact to join Hub71   1 August 2019, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Hub71 has announced today that seven new startups will bring a significant part of their operations and presence to the Abu-Dhabi based tech hub. The seven startups are specialized in fintech, health tech, travel tech, AI, blockchain and social impact. Spanning across many industries, the startups include two Emirati founders who have decided to build their own businesses, Basil Al Askari of MidChains and Faisal Al Hammadi of YACOB. The international cohort also include Arab, Asian and American founders; some of which have come from Jordan and the US, to be part of the ......read more

    Capital One breach - statement from Forcepoint

    August 01, 2019 - Dubai, UAE "Security experts and business leaders are scratching their heads today. It appears that Capital One’s breach was an exploit of a configuration issue in a firewall, something that's typically rectified by routine security audits and controls. This significant breach shows how today's enterprise security deployments are increasingly complicated, with the use of various cloud platforms and access to sensitive data as examples. Another important fact is that more and more individuals outside of an organization have knowledge of how enterprise systems work and how organizations maintain and access their data in the cloud, giving them insider views that could be used for nefarious purposes. These complexities put a spotlight on establishing the right controls and business processes to ......read more

    AMD Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    Revenue grew 20 percent quarter-over-quarter; Gross margin expanded to 41 percent, up 4 percentage points year-over-year - Dubai, UAE - July 31, 2019 - AMD (NASDAQ:AMD) today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2019 of $1.53 billion, operating income of $59 million, net income of $35 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.03. On a non-GAAP(*) basis, operating income was $111 million, net income was $92 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.08.   GAAP Quarterly Financial Results     Q2 2019  Q2 2018  Y/Y  Q1 2019 Q/Q Revenue ($B) $1.53 $1.76 Down 13% $1.27 Up 20% Gross margin  41% 37% Up 4 pp 41%  Flat Operating expense ......read more

    du Leads MENA as Founding Member of Global Alliance to Promote Adoption of Light Communication Technology

    du’s involvement in the Light Communication Alliance will help lead global adoption of Light Communication technology Dubai, UAE, 31, July, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has become the only regional founding member of the Light Communications Alliance (LCA) – a newly launched global consortium of communications, lighting, infrastructure, and device manufacturing industry leaders aimed at promoting new wireless technologies to enable Light Communications (LC). The LCA will also establish and advocate the use of global standards for this emerging industry. As a key advocate for bringing new technologies to fruition across the UAE, du’s involvement in this global alliance reiterates the company’s commitment towards pioneering technologies that empower citizens, ......read more

    LG Introduces New Ultrafine 5k Display

    With Powerful All-Around Performance, New 5K Monitor Offers Extended  Usability and Seamless Connectivity with Mac and iPad Pro   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  31, July  2019:   LG Electronics (LG) today introduced a new 27-inch UltraFineTM 5K Display (model 27MD5KL) which, along with the company’s 24-inch UltraFine 4K Display (model 24MD4KL), gives consumers two high-quality monitors that are designed specifically for the latest Apple products.    LG’s UltraFine displays deliver amazing image quality when connected to a Mac or iPad Pro. Designed to enhance productivity, the LG UltraFine 5K delivers powerful all-around performance and the latest connectivity options. With Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C support, the monitor is an ideal companion for the latest Mac notebooks ......read more

    Genetec Recognized as one of the Fastest Growing Access Control Software Manufacturers in the World According to Latest IHS Report

    Genetec rose to #3 access control software vendor position in the Americas with nearly 45% growth while capturing market share worldwide to take #6 position globally DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 31, 2019— According to a recent report published by business intelligence provider IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO),  Genetec Inc. (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, has become one of the fastest growing providers of access control software in the world. The IHS report showed Genetec rising to the number 3 position in the Americas region (with a 45% growth in business in the region), and to the number 6 position globally in 2018.   According to the report Access Control Intelligence Service Annual Update for Global and ......read more

    The all new Nokia 105 – with a battery that lasts and all your everyday essentials at an unbeatable value

    4th generation Nokia 105 brings a modern design and functionality to the popular model  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  30, July  2019:    HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announced the all new fourth generation of its most popular feature phone - Nokia 105. The new Nokia 105 comes with everything the Nokia 105 is known for, including a battery that lasts, allowing you to talk from sunset to sunrise with one charge. Its 1.77” colour screen is great for playing games like the classic Snake, and the island keymat makes dialling and texting easy and enjoyable. With an inherently coloured polycarbonate body, the new Nokia 105 effortlessly combines modern design with simplicity and durability in a package that offers great value.  Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer, HMD Global, ......read more

    LG announces Second-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    Record-High Sales for Home Appliance Unit, Strong B2B Profitability DUBAI, July 30, 2019 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced record second quarter and first half revenues with consolidated sales of KRW 15.63 trillion (USD 13.40 billion) and operating profit of KRW 652.3 billion (USD 559.4 million) for the period covering April-June 2019.  Compared to the same period last year, sales were 4.1 percent higher with operating income down 15.4 percent. Record home appliance profits and strong business solutions profitability offset smaller operating income for home entertainment products and losses from vehicle components and mobile communications.  The LG Home Appliance & Air Solution Company reported record sales of KRW 6.10 trillion (USD 5.23 billion) in the second quarter, the highest for the business unit ......read more

    ThreatQuotient Launches META Operations in Partnership with StarLink

    Partnership marks ThreatQuotient’s global expansion into Middle East, Turkey and Africa Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 29, 2019 – ThreatQuotient™, a leading security operations platform innovator, today announced a strategic partnership and value added distributor (VAD) agreement with StarLink. According to the terms of the agreement, StarLink will promote and distribute ThreatQuotient’s platform, ThreatQ™, through its extensive network of channel partners and solution providers across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. The ability for organisations to continuously ensure the security of their data and support the business needs of their customers is becoming a more critical factor of success; and the success of cybersecurity strategies within an organization is leaning more and more on ......read more

    F5 Networks Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results Including 91% Software Revenue Growth

    Delivers GAAP EPS of $1.43 and non-GAAP EPS of $2.52 per diluted share DUBAI, UAE— July 29, 2019 — F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) has announced financial results for its fiscal 2019 third quarter ended June 30, 2019. Third quarter fiscal year 2019 results include the acquisition of NGINX, Inc., completed on May 8, 2019. "The quarter's 4% total revenue growth and 91% software growth was driven by customer demand for the software form factors of our application services, as customers globally rely on F5 to provide consistent application security and reliable performance across private, public and multi-cloud environments," said François Locoh-Donou, F5 President and Chief Executive Officer. "With customers facing an ever-increasing array of threats, our software growth continues to be driven by ......read more

    HP Empowers Demanding Creative Workflows with New Performance Options for Z6 Workstations

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  28, July  2019:   Building on our continued innovation across the Z by HP workstation portfolio, HP delivers new highly configurable options for Z6 G4 workstations featuring Intel® Xeon® W CPUs. Ideal for demanding creative workloads like 3D animation and rendering, or any workflows that need higher core counts but don’t require the need for a dual processor system at higher prices.   The need for technology that can speed up the creative process—all within budget—has become a very real challenge today. With support for up to 364GB of memory on the new single socket Xeon® W-3000 series processors, creators can now take advantage of the HP Z6 higher memory capacity, compared to the Z4. The Z6 is also highly expandable with six PCIe slots for future ......read more

    Xerox Launches Suite of Compact Multifunction Printers with WiFi Direct and Mobile Printing

    Three new devices bring reliability and higher print capacity to budget-conscious small businesses and home offices DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 29, 2019 – Xerox announces a new series of three affordable print devices designed to enhance small office mobility, without compromising image quality, security or the user experience. Comprised of the Xerox B210 printer, and B205 and B215 multifunction printers, the devices offer high-speed wireless connectivity, allowing users to print anywhere, at any time.  Each device features WiFi Direct technology that enables wireless printing without a router and mobile print functionality with Apple AirPrint, Google Cloud Print, Mopria and Android support. The series reaches print speeds of up to 31 ppm, while delivering high-resolution 1200 x 1200 dpi enhanced image ......read more

    State-of-the-Art Living with LG SIGNATURE

    THE FINEST WORKMANSHIP MEETS TIMELESS DESIGN   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  28, July  2019:   Since launching in the GCC in 2017, LG’s premium home appliance brand, LG SIGNATURE has gone on to redefine luxury living for homeown-ers across the region.  Through a careful blend of style and functionality, LG SIGNATURE meets the de-mands of the discerning consumer of today, who expects high quality workmanship, seamlessly intertwined with innovative technologies. From the initial design phase, LG SIGNATURE products are treated differently. Typi-cally undergoing three times the amount of manpower spent on R&D in comparison with other home appliances, the end-user and enhanced living remain at the forefront of each product’s build.  With an exclusive product lineup, LG SIGNATURE ......read more

    Synology® Urges All Users to Take Immediate Action to Protect Data from Ransomware Attack

    Dubai, UAE —July 28, 2019— Synology® recently found that several users were under a ransomware attack, where admins’ credentials were stolen by brute-force login attacks, and their data was encrypted as a result.    Synology investigated and found that the causes of these attacks were due to dictionary attacks instead of specific system vulnerabilities. This large-scale attack was targeted at various NAS models from different vendors; therefore, Synology strongly recommends users check their network and account settings to protect data from ransomware.   "We believe this is an organized attack. After an intensive investigation into this matter, we found that the attacker used botnet addresses to hide the real source IP," said Ken Lee, Manager of Security Incident Response Team at ......read more

    Cisco and du Enrich Customer Experience with an Innovative Digital Visual IVR Solution for the first time in the Middle East

    The interactive digital solution transforms traditional IVR platform into a personalised digital interaction, simplifying customer journey by offering easier access to information at fingertips   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – July 28, 2019 – Cisco and UAE-based telecom service provider ‘du’, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind Visual IVR – a new, digital self-service solution in the Middle East region that will enable du customers to swiftly find answers to their queries at no extra cost, moving from traditional IVR technology to a more visually-appealing digital customer service solution.   Visual IVR provides a visual interface alternative to traditional IVR: customers can see and touch their way to what they ......read more

    Juniper Networks Reports Preliminary Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    Dubai - UAE, July 28, 2019 - Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, today reported preliminary financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2019 and provided its outlook for the three months ending September 30, 2019.   Second Quarter 2019 Financial Performance   Net revenues were $1,102.5 million, a decrease of 8% year-over-year, and an increase of 10% sequentially.   GAAP operating margin was 7.5%, a decrease from 13.3% in the second quarter of 2018, and an increase from 4.3% in the first quarter of 2019.   Non-GAAP operating margin was 15.8%, a decrease from 18.5% in the second quarter of 2018, and an increase from 11.2% in the first quarter of 2019.   GAAP net income was $46.2 million, a decrease of 60% year-over-year, and an increase of ......read more

    Vodafone goes live with Ericsson 5G technology in London

    Partnership includes Ericsson Radio System installed base Ericsson Spectrum Sharing enables extended 5G coverage on existing LTE spectrum   July 24, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   Ericsson’s (NASDAQ: ERIC) 5G technology leadership was at the heart of Vodafone UK’s launch of 5G for consumer and business customers in London today - July 3. The spectacular cityscape views of London’s Sky Garden hosted a dedicated launch event powered by Ericsson 5G technology, including a virtual demonstration with highlights from the latest Ericsson ConsumerLab Report: 5G Consumer Potential.   In London, Ericsson will provide comprehensive 5G coverage based on the latest Ericsson Radio System portfolio. This includes the latest Baseband 6630 and Massive MIMO 6488 products to enable 5G on the 3.5GHz frequency. ......read more

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    Qualys Teams with IBM X-Force Red to Automate Vulnerability Prioritization and Patching

    Collaboration enables organizations to remediate critical vulnerabilities within minutes   Dubai UAE– IBM THINK 2019, Booth #516 – Feb. 20, 2019 – Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS), a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, today announced that X-Force Red, IBM Security’s team of veteran hackers, will leverage Qualys’ new Patch Management (PM) solution as part of its X-Force Red Vulnerability Management Services to automate vulnerability prioritization and patching. The collaboration enables clients to simplify ......read more

    du accelerates 5G-based smart city ambitions with the launch of next generation Narrow-Band IoT services in collaboration with Nokia, Affirmed Networks and MediaTek

    Consortium uses latest 3GPP version of NB IoT – Release 14 to offer a low power, cost effective wide area (LPWA) technology to empower growth of IoT networks and devices  Dubai, UAE – February 20th, 2019 – UAE-based telco du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), along with Nokia, Affirmed Networks and MediaTek today announced the launch of next generation Narrow Band-Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network in the United Arab Emirates based on the latest 3GPP Release 14 standard.  The NB-IoT will leverage the purpose-built IoT platform built ......read more

    Mobility MEA earns Google validation as one of the only Android Enterprise Recommended partners for MEA and Pakistan

    As a Managed Service Provider, the company will simultaneously launch the program in the regions on February 20th The GoogleTM-led program aims to assist companies in choosing Android Enterprise Recommended devices and services, allowing for agile and efficient growth using AndroidTM. February 20th, 2019, Dubai, UAE: Mobility MEA, a leading systems integrator and enterprise managed mobility service provider, has earned Google validation as one of the only Android Enterprise Recommended partners for Middle East, Africa and Pakistan. As a Managed Service Provider (MSP) partner, the ......read more

    Etisalat Group Reports Consolidated Net Profit of AED 8.6 billion a 2.4% increase year over yearý

    Proposed dividend payout of 40 fils per share for the second half of 2018, representing a total dividend payout of 80 fils for the full year and a dividend payout ratio of 81%. Abu Dhabi, February 20, 2019: Etisalat Group announced today its consolidated financial statements for the 12 months ending December 31 2018. 2018 Financial Highlights and Key Developments   • Twelve month consolidated revenues reached to AED 52.4 billion, an increase of 1% compared to same period last year.  • Twelve month consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty amounted to AED ......read more

    Alaris Wins BLI Winter Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner

    DUBAI, UAE, 19TH FEBRUARY, 2019 – Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI) has recognized Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business with a Winter 2019 Pick award. The Alaris S2040 Scanner received the Pick award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner. “The Alaris S2040 was an impressive performer across the board in all of our hands-on testing,” said Lee Davis, Keypoint Intelligence’s Editor of Scanner/Software Evaluation. “The device wraps exceptional media handling capabilities and a robust software package into an easy user experience to help busy departments optimize ......read more

    Epson offers an easy and environment-friendly way to retire old printer or projector

    Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2019: Epson has launched a recycling programme in the UAE to enable their customers to send back used Epson products for recycling, free of charge. All customers purchasing an Epson printer or projector until the 30th April 2019 can trade in their old printer or projector and receive up to AED 1600 cashback. The old products will be taken into Epson recycling programme. According to Jeroen Van Been, Director of Sales, Epson Europe B.V: “At Epson, we recognize the importance of preserving our environment. This recycling programme helps our customers to be more ......read more

    du doubles speed on du Home plans for free

    New and existing triple play du Home customers now have access to greater value and faster connectivity at no extra charge  Dubai, UAE, 18th February, 2019: du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has taken its commitment to offering enriched value-added services to the next level with the announcement that broadband speeds have been doubled for all new and existing Triple Play Home customers, permanently at no extra cost. In response to the continued growth of data consumption on the du network, which has increased by 200 per cent over the last five years, ......read more

    Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company PJSC (“du”) Announces the Appointment of Mr. Peter Larnholt as the Chief Information Officer

    Dubai, UAE, 17 February 2019: Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) has announced today the appointment of Peter Larnholt as Chief Information Officer of EITC. Osman Sultan, CEO, EITC, said: “It has become a cornerstone within any telecom company transformation to embrace talents with diverse international backgrounds. I am very pleased to announce an addition to our leadership team that will bring more breadth of international flair and expertise derived from influential global organizations. Because ICT is becoming a main pillar in the transformation of enterprises, ......read more

    Tenable Doubles Cyber Exposure Technology Integrations to Help Customers Manage and Measure Cyber Risk Holistically

    Dubai, UAE (February 17, 2019) — Tenable®, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, today announced that the company more than doubled its Cyber Exposure Ecosystem throughout 2018, including 43 new or enhanced technology integrations and 20 new integration partners. The ecosystem now supports a total of 50 integrations and 39 technology partners.  Tenable’s market-leading integration partners span some of the most widely deployed Security and IT technologies, including industry-leading Privileged Access Management, SIEM, IT Ticketing and Configuration Management Database ......read more

    Lenovo announces Lenovo Truscale™ Infrastructure Services – a consumption-based, as-a-service offering

    New infrastructure subscription service provides customers with more flexible, agile and efficient solutions  IT organizations can deploy and refresh data center hardware, software solutions and services without capital investment  Customers pay for what they use with a flexible, consumption-based model that provides cloud-like economics Customers can track their usage in real-time through unique metering dashboard   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 16, 2019: Lenovo, a Fortune Global 500 company and a technology leader in Intelligent Transformation, ......read more

    Create a Valentine's meal to remember with LG

    Give something back to your loved ones with the LG InstaView Refrigerator DUBAI, February 14, 2019 — There is no better way to express one’s love than through the act of giving. We all have family, friends and partners who mean a great deal to us and deserve to be treated. This Valentine’s Day, why not impress your loved ones and show your affection by cooking the perfect feast?  The growing presence of online food delivery platforms indicates consumer desire for greater convenience. From the mere use of a smartphone, you can now have everything from your favorite ......read more

    Is the runway ready for HONOR View20 Moschino edition - the season's most coveted luxe tech product?

    HONOR’s collaboration with Moschino brings together the best of fashion, luxury and technology  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 February 2019 – HONOR, a leading smartphone e-brand, has teamed up with Italian fashion label Moschino for its latest flagship HONOR View20 available in two striking colorways - “Phantom Red” and “Phantom Blue,” as part of the special edition released alongside the two regular colorways, “Midnight Black” and “Sapphire Blue.” The HONOR View20 Moschino edition smartphones have the uber appeal of 8GB ......read more

    Valentines Day Gift Guide from Anker

    A selection of innovative practical gadgets that eases the life of your loved ones February 13, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Anker with the perfect gift for your loved ones that lasts a lot longer than flowers and chocolates. Gifting gadgets for  - special occasions satisfies any personality from Anker Innovations where products range from Bluetooth speakers, headphones to power banks. The products are now in major retail stores in the Middle East. Soundcore Flare:  Soundcore Flare is a cylindrical Portable Bluetooth speaker that provides immersive ......read more

    Less than half of innovation projects making it to market, Oracle report shows

    Over-commitment on projects, lack of leadership, and absence of process are leading to innovation gap. Importantly, report reveals fastest growing companies are investing more in innovation.    Dubai — February 12, 2019 — Cloud company Oracle has released a report showing that companies are failing to realize more than half of the innovations they propose. Despite a clear link between growth and innovation, organizations are being held back by poor processes and a lack of focus. The report showed that innovation barriers were particularly pronounced amongst big ......read more

    Juniper Networks Expedites 5G Transformation for Service Providers

    Expanded portfolio simplifies the transition to a secure, automated and cloud-centric infrastructure with new innovations in metro, edge and core   United Arab Emirates, Dubai., Feb. 12, 2019 – Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today announced a major refresh to its metro, edge and core solutions to accelerate service providers 5G transformation. Comprised of IP optimized silicon enabling industry-leading 400GbE density on a new 14.4 Tb linecard, new ACX access and aggregation platforms and an expanded MX 5G router ......read more

    The Luxury Network announces Dubai, UAE as the site for the 2019 International Gala Awards

    Cael Presents The Luxury Network International Gala Awards Dubai, UAE – February 11, 2019 - The Luxury Network International has set its sites on Dubai, UAE as the chosen host city for this year’s Luxury Network International Gala Awards presented by Cael. The annual celebration recognizes companies and brands nominated for their achievements in the luxury industry. The honorees will include both well-established companies and emerging luxury brands, on the local and international levels as well as humanitarian personalities and successful business leaders. This year’s ......read more

    Google Selects Equinix for Curie Subsea Cable Landing Station

    New high-capacity subsea cable connects Los Angeles and Chile Dubai, UAE – February 10, 2019-- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that Google has selected Equinix for its Los Angeles area cable landing station (CLS) supporting the Curie subsea cable system, the first subsea cable to Chile in the last 20 years. In the U.S., the cable will land directly at the Equinix LA4 International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data center located in El Segundo, Calif. Google has selected Equinix as its CLS at LA4 due to the ......read more

    Honor Gadget Gift Guide: Step Away from Anything that Wilts and Step up your Smartphone Game this Valentine's Day!

    HONOR’s Valentine gift guide: HONOR View20 (Moschino) in Phantom Red HONOR 10 Lite in Shiny Red HONOR 8X in Phantom Blue Launch of ‘See The Unseen’ photography challenge to highlight the capabilities of the HONOR View20’s world first 48MP camera   February 07, 2019 -Everybody deserves a treat from time to time and what better time than Valentine’s Day to treat your loved one or even yourself.    Finding a perfect gift for your Valentine doesn’t get much easier with this gift guide for the tech lover, that has a ......read more

    Top to Bottom Success in the Enterprise WAN

    February 07, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Multicloud has changed the world, and as much as the transition is impacting the inside of the modern data center, it is reshaping the networks between them. In championing the migration to multicloud through 2018, Juniper Networks saw growing momentum for our Contrail Enterprise Multicloud and Contrail SD-WAN solutions. Given the heavy focus in the industry on automation and overlay (commonly known as SD-WAN), the underlying network (commonly known as Enterprise WAN) is often overlooked. Juniper has been delivering solutions for Enterprise WAN across private ......read more

    Sony Corporation records strong Q3 FY2018 annual operating income

    Company achieves 7% rise in Q3 2018 operating income due to strong music sales Dubai, UAE – 7th February 2019 – Sony Corporation reported its strong third quarter annual operating income with a year-on-year increase of seven per cent compared to the same quarter of the previous fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. The operating income for the most recent quarter increased to US$3.34 billion (¥377.0 billion) from US$3.10 billion (¥350.8 billion), a 7 per cent rise from the year ago period. Contributing to the income growth were the robust sales in the Music Division, ......read more

    Oracle Enhances Cloud Capability in the UAE

    Abu Dhabi Data Centre Boosts Oracle Cloud in UAE and Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2019:  Oracle today announced the immediate availability of its new data centre in Abu Dhabi, which will offer public cloud applications services to customers in the UAE and wider Middle East. The Abu Dhabi data centre will support the rapid adoption of Oracle Cloud in the UAE and act as a key catalyst for the implementation of UAE’s strategy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution aimed at building the country’s leadership in education and advanced technology, including ......read more

    Pakistan's Minister of IT&T thanks Huawei for its contribution to the country's telecommunications sector

    February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: At the 16th Annual NTC All Pakistan Interregional Badminton Tournament, organized by NTC, Huawei and Apollo, Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications Mr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqi took the opportunity to discuss Pakistan’s future plans in the ICT sector and thank Huawei for its contribution to developing the region’s telecommunications sector. He commented: “More innovative services in mobile broadband need to be introduced to meet modern day consumer demands, more foreign investment should be attracted to raise employment ......read more

    Ajman Free Zone Offers Free-to-attend Innovation Forum for Business Community

    The AFZ Innovation Forum - Digitalized Workplace on February 10th is Ajman Free Zone’s contribution to the UAE’s National Innovation Month High Calibre speakers include representatives of global companies, Microsoft Salesforce and Takeleap as well as local entrepreneurial youth organization, Futurists Hub Event is a great opportunity for businesses to pick up tips, advice and inspiration from businesses for whom innovation has been crucial to growth Dubai, UAE, February 04, 2019:  Ajman Free Zone will participate in the UAE’s Innovation Month of February ......read more

    Toshiba Carrier Presents Solstice™ N41 as a Potential Replacement for R-410a to Meet Kigali Requirements

    Honeywell’s R-410A alternative addresses major concern for variable refrigerant flow (VRF) manufacturers    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, February 3, 2019 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that Toshiba Carrier has identified the potential of Solstice® N41 (R-466A*) as an alternative to R-410A, the HVAC industry’s current standard in VRF systems. The findings were presented at the 13th International Symposium on New Refrigerants and Environmental Technology in Kobe, Japan.    The findings from the Toshiba Carrier testing revealed ......read more

    Ericsson lays out vision for cellular IoT with new segments and solutions

    Outlines evolution of cellular IoT in four segments leveraging new capabilities with 4G and 5G to tap growth opportunities from industry digitalization Introduces Broadband IoT and Industrial Automation IoT as new segments in addition to Massive IoT and Critical IoT Launches Massive IoT enhancements and new Broadband IoT solutions on existing LTE networks to enable more advanced use cases  Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2019:  Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) today unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions that will enable service providers to ......read more

    Ongoing anti-counterfeit and fraud operations see HP and UAE authorities seize over 450,000 illicit items

    HP and UAE authorities collaborated to successfully disrupt several major international crime syndicates Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019:  HP and United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities conducted a number of highly successful operations throughout 2018, to disrupt the trade of counterfeit HP branded cartridges across both the UAE and internationally.   From July through to December 2018, UAE officials raided a number of clandestine workshops and private residences in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, where significant volumes of illicit, HP-branded products were concealed. As a ......read more

    Juniper Networks Reports Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

    Dubai, UAE, January 30, 2019:   Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, today reported preliminary financial results for the three months and twelve months ended December 31, 2018 and provided its outlook for the three months ending March 31, 2019. Fourth Quarter 2018 Financial Performance Net revenues were $1,181.0 million, a decrease of 5% year-over-year, and flat sequentially. GAAP operating margin was 16.7%, an increase from 16.4% in the fourth quarter of 2017, and an increase from 13.6% in the third quarter of ......read more

    Newly Appointed LG MEA President Mr. James Lee Supports Customer-focused Strategy

    LG sees customer-centric approach, premium brand building and smart technology as key drivers of growth and change Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019:  LG Electronics (LG), synonymous with cutting-edge technology, believes that its growth will be fulfilled by a consumer-focused approach and positioning as a premium brand across B2B and B2C domains. Supporting this is LG’s newly appointed President of Middle East and Africa Region (MEA), Mr. James Lee. Having extensive overseas experience in Marketing and Sales with LG Electronics, Mr. Lee has witnessed the growth of the ......read more

    Exceeders: Leading the World's First True Part-to-Partner Ecosystem to Revolutionise IT Community Dynamics

    Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2019:   Ireland-based Exceeders, with strong on-ground operations in the Gulf, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Pakistan, is the first true partner-to-partner (P2P) ecosystem in the region, which has customised the ‘sharing economy’ business model of Uber and Airbnb to completely revolutionise the Information Technology (IT) services industry in the region.    Since 2018, the company has been working on the frontlines in the Gulf and Middle East markets, empowering multiple companies specialised in certain areas within the IT ......read more

    Honor View20 Launched in the UAE, Honor's Latest Smartphone Brings a Number of Firsts and Sets New Smartphone Standards in the UAE

    New standards with world’s first technologies.  Collaborations with National Geographic, Moschino and Epic Games underscore HONOR’s leadership in photography, design and performance. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29, January, 2019 –   HONOR, a leading smartphone e-brand, has launched its latest flagship smartphone, HONOR View20 for the UAE market last night. The launch highlighted five world first features of the new HONOR View20 that include: 48MP Camera + TOF 3D Camera, 25MP In-screen front camera with a narrowest 4.5mm opening, 7nm SOC Kirin 980 AI ......read more

    OPPO Pursues Middle East Expansion with New Regional Hub in Dubai

    Move comes as part of the brand’s remapping in the region, as OPPO eyes plans for additional Gulf investments in 2019  January 29th 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: OPPO, a global smartphone brand, has opened its second regional hub within the UAE and will make Dubai its new center for operations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. This is the brand’s latest move in the region after announcing its plan of launching the R17 Se-ries in Saudi Arabia earlier this month which will also be the first time OPPO launches its mid to high end R series in the region. The ......read more

    A Brave New Mobile World Fueled by Smart Data & Intelligence

    By Mohammed Alyousef, Regional Sales Manager Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019:  As cellular service providers increasingly must compete in today’s brave new world of over-the-top (OTT) services and a mobile broadband explosion that features all-you-can-eat, unlimited data plans, mobile carriers can no longer operate on previous business models. Further complicating the challenge, new digital, cloud-based players, such as Amazon (AWS), Google (Cloud) and Microsoft (Azure) have changed the service delivery game with agile, pay-as-you-grow and on-demand pricing models for telecom ......read more

    LG Introduces Medical Imaging Solutions for All Round Patient Care at Arab Health 2019

    New range assists various stages of medical care: registration, examination, diagnosis and treatment    Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019:   LG Electronics Gulf (LG) has introduced its new lineup of optimized solutions to aid medical attention, catering to areas such as telemedicine, photography, reading and surgery.   Displaying its products at Arab Health 2019 (28 – 31 January), one of the region’s largest global medical exhibitions, LG illustrated how experts can use its technology to provide care with greater ease and ......read more

    Valentine's Day Gift Guide

    Gifts for All at Your Fingertips  Dubai, UAE, January 27, 2019:   This Valentine’s Day, surprise your loved ones with impressive gifts from SOUQ.com that will leave a long-lasting impression. Whether you’re looking to gift your significant other, family or friends, SOUQ.com is the one-stop-destination for all your gifting needs. With millions of products to choose from, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste from romantic fragrances, trendy gadgets, fashionable apparel and accessories and much more.  Surprise the leading lady in your ......read more

    New HP ProBooks Deliver Power, Style and Value for Small and Medium Businesses

    Today HP is introducing the HP ProBook 445 G6 and HP ProBook 455 G6 PCs designed for growing businesses and mobile professionals.   Dubai, UAE, January 27, 2019:  SMBs have a passion for business, so having technology that helps them save time, make money and make their business stronger, is paramount. They also seek value, not just the lowest price. When it comes to a great business notebook, they want one that includes everything required to get the job done both in and outside the office – from modern design, performance and long battery life, to enterprise-grade ......read more

    The UAE Ministry of Education Showcases its Innovative educational technology Capabilities and Renowned Universities at The BETT Show

    In efforts of positioning the UAE as a prime location in the Middle East for international students   Dubai, 24th January 2019:   The UAE Ministry of Education is participating at the world’s largest educational technology event, BETT show running from 23 to 26 January 2019, to showcase its innovative educational technology platforms and programs in the presence of 34,000 attendees from 136 countries and more than 12,000 leaders within the education sector. The Ministry is also launching it’s ‘Study in the UAE’ campaign to promote the UAE as a ......read more

    Huawei Launches 5G Multi-mode Chipset and 5G CPE Pro

    Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:   Huawei officially launched its 5G multi-mode chipset Balong 5000 today – along with the first commercial 5G device powered by it, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro. Together, these two new products provide the world's fastest wireless connections for your smartphone, your home, the office, and on the go. Balong 5000 officially unlocks the 5G era. This chipset supports a broad range of 5G products in addition to smartphones, including home broadband devices, vehicle-mounted devices, and 5G modules. It will provide consumers with a brand new 5G ......read more

    LG Set to Revolutionize Gaming With New Ultragear Monitor

    Super-charged 38-inch monitor for immersive gaming experience  Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Keen to cater to the ever-growing gaming community, LG Electronics (LG) makes an impression with its UltraGear monitors. Hot off the press from CES 2019, the LG UltraGear Gaming Monitor (model 38GL950G) is set to provide users with the perfect combination of superior picture quality and speed to match. With support for NVIDIA G-SYNC, 2ms response time and a refresh rate of 144Hz, computer gaming can be faster and more fluid than ever before. The UltraGear’s 3840 x 1600 ......read more

    Epson extends its lead as number one Pro AV projector vendor across EMEAR & CIS after 3 years of continuous growth

    Epson now number one provider of projectors above 6k lumens across EMEAR & CIS Dubai, UAE; 24 January 2019:   Epson continues to extend its position as leading projector manufacturer in the Pro AV and installation market above 6,000 lumens across EMEAR & CIS, according to latest market share data from Futuresource.  Epson now commands 34 per cent  of the Pro AV market across EMEAR, an increase of 12 percentage points over the same period last year, with market share continuing to increase in 2018 .  Across the world, Epson has held the number one market ......read more

    EITC Unites Happiness and Tolerance Under One Department to Strengthen its Organisational Framework

    EITC will be one of the first semi-government companies to fulfil the government’s agenda for happiness and tolerance under one unified umbrella Dubai, UAE, 24th January 2018:   Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) is bringing Happiness and Tolerance under one banner with the addition of Tolerance to its Happiness Department – a first for both the country and the UAE telco industry. Under the guidance of Dr Mansoor Habib – the newly appointed Head of EITC Happiness & Tolerance – the revamped department will now include happiness, ......read more

    Lenovo Offers Security Solutions in Global Smart City Race at Intersec 2019

    Lenovo DCG, in partnership with Pivot3, showcases new-edge converged computing and storage solutions at Intersec 2019 tailored around the needs of future Smart Cities Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2019:   Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global technology leader, today announced their first participation in Intersec 2019, one of the world’s leading security trade shows, hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre. During the exhibition, Lenovo DCG is showcasing some of the company’s high-performance computing capabilities, as well as an extensive ......read more

    Etisalat sets new record as first Middle East brand portfolio to break $10bn barrier

    Most valuable portfolio brand in the MENA region for the 3rd year in a row Remains the most valuable consumer brand in MEA for 2nd consecutive year ABU DHABI, 22 January 2019:   Etisalat today received ‘ The Most Valuable Portfolio Brand’ in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by Brand Finance as a recognition for the company’s impressive portfolio of brands becoming the first Middle East group to break the $10 billion barrier in terms of wider portfolio value.    Etisalat boasts of a portfolio of brands such as Etisalat Misr, Mobily, ......read more

    Honor 10 Lite Packs Stylish Looks and Flagship Performances Into New Device

    January 22, 2019:   Following its successful launch, HONOR 10 Lite, HONOR’s latest flagship phone, is now available in Oman. While the flagship device packs powerful hardware it also scores high in style and design, making it a great new-year purchase or gift. It features a refined gradient finish for a youthful, energetic look that turns the device into an instant style icon, giving you a refreshing start in 2019. As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to dominate new technology and devices in 2019 and beyond, the AI-powered HONOR 10 Lite front camera will offer a ......read more

    du Joins Global CBSG Consortium to Collaborate on Future Blockchain Innovations

    du has joined the CCPS working group to explore blockchain’s untapped potential through advances in transparency, security, and real-time transactions Dubai, UAE, 20th January 2019:   du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), is set to work alongside some of the world’s leading multinational telco firms as a member of the Carrier Blockchain Study Group (CBSG) – a global consortium of leading telcos constructing the next-generation of blockchain technology and innovations. In joining the CBSG, du will become a key part of the first ......read more

    Mimecast Appoints Karen Anderson as Chief Human Resources Officer

    Dubai, UAE, January 20, 2019:   Mimecast Limited (NASDAQ: MIME), a leading email and data security company, today announced Karen Anderson as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In this newly created position, Karen will lead the company’s people and culture strategy.  Karen joins Mimecast with more than 20 years of experience in various human resources roles. As the new CHRO, she will support the company’s global expansion, enhance career development opportunities and help ensure that Mimecast remains a ‘Top Place to Work’ for all ......read more

    Airbus boosts Intersec 2019 with Progressive Comms Technology

    Under the motto ‘Intelligence Shared’, Airbus features secure Virtual Reality solutions and professional communication tools Dubai, UAE 20 January 2019:   Airbus is showcasing its latest secure communications solutions at this year’s Intersec exhibition in Dubai, the world‘s leading trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection. These solutions are being used by security authorities to safeguard cities, ensure protection for citizens and residents, and respond to emergency incidents.  As the leading provider of secure intelligence platforms, ......read more

    Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions to showcase Smart City Solutions at Intersec 2019

    Dubai, UAE, January 20, 2019:  Esharah Etisalat Security Solutions, experts in the field of wired and wireless Telecom Networks (TETRA & Public Safety LTE), and Security Solutions, will be showing their latest and innovative products designed for public safety at Intersec 2019; an annual exhibition taking place from the 20th to the 22nd of January at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Esharah’s participation in the world’s leading trade, networking and business development platform for safety and security reflects the dynamism and growing size ......read more

    Huawei to demonstrate groundbreaking AI-driven safe city solutions at Intersec 2019

    Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:   At Intersec 2019, Huawei will introduce its latest cutting-edge Safe City solutions & CCTV, which are aimed at enhancing public safety innovation in the region. As the headline sponsor and Exclusive Artificial Intelligence Partner of Intersec 2019, Huawei will use the event as a platform to demonstrate its AI-driven portfolio and announce new partnerships with leading ICT players at Stand S1-I26, Sheikh Saeed Hall 1, Dubai World Trade Center from January 20th to 22nd.  Huawei’s video cloud solutions include its AI-enabled Ultra HD 4K ......read more

    Samsung Reveals MENA First with ‘Multi-Experience' Store

    Samsung is redefining the customer journey with a spectacle of seamless connectivity experiences built upon a cutting-edge retail strategy Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 17th, 2019 –  In an innovative first for the MENA region, Samsung Gulf Electronics has celebrated the official opening of its latest Multi-Experience Store to give the region’s digitally-savvy customers a new destination to embrace the company’s technological ecosystem. Situated in The Dubai Mall’s premium downtown retail environment, the state-of-the-art showroom builds on ......read more

    Dubai CommerCity launches regional e-commerce landscape report

    Report provides a comprehensive overview of challenges and opportunities in e-commerce regionally  Report estimates that there was $51 billion of e-commerce sales across MENASA in 2017 Region’s e-commerce expected to grow at a rate of 24.6% CAGR through to 2020 UAE companies represent 11% of the top 100 B2C e-commerce companies in MENASA region Dubai, UAE, January 17, 2019:   Dubai CommerCity, the joint project between the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) and wasl Asset Management Group, announced the launch of the ‘MENASA e-commerce ......read more

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