The days when you could be "anonymous" on the Internet are long gone. Social media networks like Facebook are a lot of fun, but you should expect to have absolutely zero privacy while using them. If you still believe that anything you say or do on Facebook is private than you are being delusional.
Kuwaiti telecoms group Zain is considering a number of tender offers to manage the network of its subsidiary in Iraq and will likely award the contract in the next few weeks, Arabian Business reports, citing an unnamed company spokesperson.
he United Arab Emirates’ incumbent telecoms operator Etisalat plans to cover 80% of the country’s populated areas with Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology by the end of 2011, Zawya Dow Jones reports, citing a company official.
HUA HIN, Thailand - Web and technology companies joined forces this week to test the new Internet protocol on what has been dubbed IPv6 day. Wednesday was dedicated for the tests, which involved switching from the current Internet protocol 4 to version 6 for many companies and institutions.
Omantel, the largest telecom company in the sultanate, will land five more submarine cables by the end of this year to reinforce its existing network. With this, Omantel's total tally of submarine cables will rise to nine, which is expected to create more capacity, set up a more robust network and introduce more Internet speed for the end-user.
Dubai: The UAE's etisalat is in talks with iPhone manufacturer Apple Inc on the possible launch of the iPhone 5 as its rolls its fourth-generation mobile broadband — Long Term Evolution (LTE) — later this year, its spokesperson said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– 9June, 2011: Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), one of the world’s largest Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), and Limelight Networks, the world’s leading content delivery network (CDN) for thousands of entertainment, technology, enterprise and government entities, have field-tested 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)technology from Brocade with live Internet traffic. The field test with Limelight Networks illustrated how AMS-IX’s 100 GbE-based service will deliver a new dimension to the peering model.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2011– Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCSI), a leading provider of Web securityand WAN optimizationsolutions, today announced that it is using its IPv6 Secure Web Gatewaysolution to enable the secure and seamless migration of applications, services and content between IPv4 and IPv6 environments for World IPv6 Day.
Digital TV penetration is set to reach 81 percent of Middle East and African TV households by 2016, according to a new study from Digital TV Research. It also predicts eight countries in the region, starting with Israel later year, will reach a full 100% conversion.
Nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of internet users in key Arab markets such as Saudi Arabia access Internet through their mobile handsets (through a 3G connection or Wi-Fi), up from 47% in 2008, according to Arab Advisors Group.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 4th December, 2013: Arbor Networks Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, announced that its recently launched advanced threat portal combines Arbor’s unique threat intelligence and analysis with industry-wide news and social media content.
Dubai, UAE, December 3, 2013: Agile Financial Technologies, a leading software provider for insurance, banking and financial services sectors, today announced that Agilis Core Insurance suite was ranked and included in the prestigious Celent report
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2rd December, 2013: Halian, a leading IT services company providing integrated managed services, resourcing, & professional services for corporate enterprises, today announced that it has signed a ‘CommVault Authorised Support Programme’ (CASP)
Dubai, UAE -November 29, 2013 — ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced its integrated IT management software, IT360, has been named “Value Leader” by Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). Specifically, EMA recognized IT360 for its leadership position in the “Service Impact and Performance Management” category of the report,
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 17 September, 2013: In a move that has enabled the company to effectively double its broadcast capacity in the region, ViewSat, a global provider of broadcast and transmission services for television and radio channels, today announced the launch of its second Middle East and North Africa (MENA) satellite transponder in the 7/8 degrees West orbital neighbourhood.
The prestigious “CEO of the Year Award – Telecom “ went this year to Ahmad Abdul karim Julfar, Group Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group.
This year’s winners were handpicked by a well-reputed specialist panel of 19 judges, who thoroughly evaluated some 982 entries, out of which they shortlisted 50 candidates. And following a closed voting, 16 winners were announced yesterday in the 16 categories.
Telekom Austria has entered into a partnership with Eutelsat to launch a new B2B DTH platform targeting principally Central and Eastern Europe, as well as wider regions of Western Europe, via 16 degrees East.
Speaking in a press conference at IBC, Reinhard Zuba, group chief marketing officer, Telekom Austria Group, said that satellite TV is the company’s next step to convergence, in a process that began its home market in 2007 and continued in Bulgaria and Croatia following acquisitions in the two countries.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 5 November, 2013: ViewSat, a global satellite transmission company, is poised to continue a highly successful period of growth with capacity secured across North America, reaching 7 million people.
The UAE retail channel for ICT and consumer electronics (CE) products is witnessing increasingly spiky sales patterns, experiencing major peaks and troughs from one month to the next, as the impact of specific sales events exacerbates market volatility. The UAE retail channel has already experienced Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Abu Dhabi Electronics Shopper in 2013, and the inaugural Gitex Shopper Spring – dubbed mini-Gitex by some vendors – is currently taking place in Dubai.
Jacky’s Electronics, the UAE’s leading multi-brand consumer electronics retailer, is expecting a surge of product sales, from the usual off-peak period during the month of April, brought in by the four-day event of the first Gitex Shopper Spring Edition.
Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), a pioneer in wearable technology, today introduced the BackBeat® GO 2, the next generation of the company’s best-selling wireless stereo earbuds for today’s always-connected consumer.
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2013 – ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards, mini-PCs and accessories, today supercharges the TITAN with the ZOTAC GeForce GTX TITAN AMP! Edition, the world’s fastest single GPU graphics card.
In 1987, the film RoboCop debuted and featured a half-man half-robot cop patrolling the streets of Detroit, but now some car companies are planning on replacing cop cars in Los Angeles with drone cars by 2025.
There is no escaping the changing face of modern business. The traditional picture of a company located in an easy-to-travel to building where employees physically work alongside each other, in a fixed and networked computing environment, no longer rings true.
Author: Alan Hale, Director EMEA Middleware Services at Red Hat
Summary: Innovative businesses rely on a steady stream of fresh functionality to stay agile. The most successful ones use DevOps to remove any roadblocks that stand in their path, writes Alan Hale, director of EMEA Consulting at Red Hat.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 24 November, 2013: ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, has appointed Pradeesh VS as its new General Manager for the Middle East.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 18 September, 2013 - Two Middle East ethical hackers from Help AG, a regional information security consulting company, have qualified to participate in the World Finals of the Global CyberLympics, an EC-Council Foundation initiative
Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel has appointed Christian de Faria as CEO of Airtel Africa, effective 1 January, 2014.
De Faria will join Airtel Africa on September 16, 2013. He will be based in Nairobi and will report to Manoj Kohli, who currently heads up the African unit as part of his role as CEO of international operations.
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