Dubai’s RTA signs strategic contract with Avaya

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - September 21st, 2016

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that Avaya had won a three-year strategic contract to support the RTA’s 8009090 Contact Center operations under a managed services agreement.

Dubai Police opts for Avanza to power non-emergency contact centre

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - August 15th, 2016

Dubai Police has selected Avanza Solutions’ Unison 2.0 to power and streamline its non-emergency contact centre operations.

Huawei, Dubai South collaborate on Smart City innovation

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 13th, 2016

Huawei has signed an MOU with Dubai South to bring future-city capabilities and services to Dubai South’s Business Park Free Zone.

HID Global opens new HQ in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 13th, 2016

HID Global has recently moved to a new office in the UAE at the Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park.

Smart Dubai Office, DHA discuss Smart City initiatives

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 6th, 2016

The Smart Dubai City Office (SDO) has recently organised a meeting in Dubai Health Authority (DHA), to discuss the emirate’s on-going efforts and strategies toward becoming as a Smart City.

BICSI annual meet returns to Dubai

Jeevan Thankappan by Jeevan Thankappan - April 10th, 2016

The Annual BICSI Middle East Conference and Exhibition will be held on 12th to 14 April, 2016, with pre-conference workshops on the 12th of April, 2016.

Smart Dubai and du introduce new digital platform

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - March 24th, 2016

Smart Dubai has announced the Smart Dubai Platform, a digital backbone powering the city in the near future, in partnership with Strategic Partner, du.

Dubai Police accelerates and sharpens enforcement

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - February 24th, 2016

HPE Haven and the path to Safe Cities

IBM launches Studio in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 17th, 2016

IBM has announced the launch of IBM Studio in Dubai, a new centre of experience design and digital expertise to help clients transform.

Dubai dream

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 15th, 2016

After a long wait, Mario Foster has finally secured his long-desired move to the UAE. The Al Naboodah Group Enterprises CIO has spent his career working in Canada and Saudi Arabia, both as […]

PCCI Group moves global headquarters to Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - February 7th, 2016

PCCI Group has recently announced that it has relocated its international headquarters to Central Park Towers in Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC).

Dubai launches ‘smart’ document processing centre

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - January 4th, 2016

ID Card Center, Dubai’s ‘smart’ document processing centre, recently opened at Deira to support the Dubai Government’s efforts to digitise public services.

Dubai Smart Government to showcase smart transformation achievements at GITEX

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - October 11th, 2015

The Dubai Smart Government Department (DSG) along with 36 other government entities are all set to participate at GITEX 2015, where they will highlight all the latest developments toward the smart government initiative.

Fujitsu World Tour in Dubai focuses on the opportunities of a hyper-connected world

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - September 10th, 2015

On 7th September 2015, Fujitsu hosted the Dubai leg of its Fjitsu World Tour at The Atlantis, The Palm. The event was part of a global event that takes place in 19 countries. Under the theme of ‘Human Centric Innovation,’ the event featured a roster of esteemed experts from various sectors.

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 in Dubai

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 30th, 2015

During a launch event held at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on July 29th, Microsoft has officially unveiled its latest operating system, Windows 10 to over 500 Windows enthusiasts.

Dubai Smart Government looks into shared fibre optic network

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - July 14th, 2015

Dubai Smart Government (DSG), in coordination with Dubai government entities, is currently conducting a feasibility study to link all Dubai government entities with a shared modern fibre-optic network.

Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - June 30th, 2015

Plans have been revealed today in Dubai for the world’s first fully functional 3D printed building, a move that aims to establish the UAE’s position as the global centre of technology in architecture construction and design.

IoTX concludes successfully in Dubai

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - June 14th, 2015

The recently held Internet of Things Expo 2015 (IoTX) successfully concluded with leading technology firms vying to capitalise on regional Smart City projects.

Gemalto, NationalPay introduce DubaiCard

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - May 17th, 2015

During this year’s Card and Payments Middle East, National Pay together with Gemalto, has launched and showcased its flagship product, DubaiCard. DubaiCard is an innovation that that issues prepaid cards and gets them […]

Huawei to host Dubai Cloud Conference

Adelle Geronimo by Adelle Geronimo - May 7th, 2015

Huawei is set to welcome hundreds of partners, businesses and industry analysts to its first ever “Huawei Cloud Conference in the Middle East” taking place from May 12-13 at the prestigious Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, UAE.

Teletask launches Dubai showroom

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - April 20th, 2015

Teletask Middle East has officially opened its first showroom in Dubai’s Silver Tower through its regional office in the Middle East.

Oracle MAJLIS comes to Dubai

Annie Bricker by Annie Bricker - March 19th, 2015

The Middle East Oracle User Group (MEOUG) will conduct its annual meeting on March 24th and 25th at the Palm Atlantis hotel in Dubai. Since 2008, the group has been providing a forum for its customers to share success stories, issues and learn more about Oracle’s suite of products.

Dubai gov summit: Smart Cities about human needs

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 10th, 2015

A personal dashboard that plans the day ahead for you by evaluating preferences with real-time recommendations could soon be a reality, according to experts addressing the third Dubai Government Summit.

MIT Director: Dubai a global pacesetter

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 9th, 2015

The Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Centre for Digital Business today discussed the pervasive impact of the digital revolution on societies and economies across the world, highlighting Dubai as a leader in the field.

Dubai Police scoops UN award

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - November 24th, 2014

Dubai Police has been announced as the UAE winner of the UN-based World Summit Award, mobile edition (WSA mobile), a global initiative that selects and promotes the world’s best in mobile content and innovative applications.

Dubai Police and Avaya co-produce smart eGov services

Anoosha Pervaz by Anoosha Pervaz - September 29th, 2014

Dubai Police and Avaya have joined forces to launch Dubai Police smart services on Avaya’s SmartConnect solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2014.

EES announces Dubai Gartner Symposium sponsorship

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - March 10th, 2014

Systems integrator and solutions provider Emitac Enterprise Solutions today announced its participation in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014 in Dubai from April 1st-3rd.

Fujitsu to support infrastructure update at Dubai’s Modern Bakery

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 25th, 2014

Fujitsu has announced that Modern Bakery in Dubai has selected the SAP HANA platform running on Fujitsu Power Appliance for a strategic project to update the bakery’s IT infrastructure.

RSA hosts Dubai Security Summit

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 4th, 2014

RSA, the security division of EMC, yesterday hosted its Security Summit, a one day security conference in Dubai aimed at helping organisations address evolving, complex and sensitive security challenges.

Brightcove launches ME office in Dubai

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - February 3rd, 2014

Cloud video provider Brightcove has announced the expansion of its operations with the opening of its office in Dubai.

Oracle reports rapid cloud uptake in Dubai

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 20th, 2014

Oracle’s Alfonso Di Ianni, Senior Vice President, East Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa, has said that cloud adoption in Dubai has seen a marked upswing in the past 12 months.

Dell opens Dubai Solutions Centre, ME GM: ‘Centre belongs to CIOs’

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - January 15th, 2014

Dell has opened its Dubai Solution Centre to help customers in the EMEA Emerging region explore, test and deploy end-to-end solutions.

Dubai Silicon Oasis to become first free 24/7 wireless free zone

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - December 22nd, 2013

Dubai Silicon Oasis has agreed a deal with Emirates Wi-Fi for the implementation of wireless internet throughout the integrated free zone technology park, and will become the first free zone in Dubai to deploy 24/7 wireless internet.

Cisco: Dubai can be Smart City leader

James Dartnell by James Dartnell - December 17th, 2013

Cisco used its roundtable event to explore the potential for its Smart+Connected City Wi-Fi and sensor technology, saying Dubai has the power to be a world leader in the technology.

BlackBerry Z30 available at Dubai Mall tonight

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - September 23rd, 2013

The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone will be available to buy from 10pm at the Dubai Mall BlackBerry store – BlackBerry is also giving away tickets to the Dubai Music Week on purchase of […]

Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha score highest in Ericsson Middle East city index

CNME Staff by CNME Staff - September 22nd, 2013

Today, Ericsson released the first edition of its Networked Society MENA City Index at the Networked Society Forum in Dubai, UAE.

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority receives high-ranking delegation from Nigeria

Bilal Khan by Bilal Khan - September 16th, 2013

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), the regulatory body for Dubai Silicon Oasis, the integrated free zone technology park, today received a high-ranking delegation from Nigeria headed by His Excellency Salamatu Rabiu Musa, Kano State Governor, Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Uber sets sights on Middle East with rides in Dubai

Caitlin McGarry by Caitlin McGarry - August 28th, 2013

Uber, the transportation app that has run afoul of taxi regulators in the States, has set its sights on global domination. Next stop: the United Arab Emirates.  The company on Tuesday announced its first Middle […]

Google Glass available in Dubai – for Dh45,000

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - August 20th, 2013

Good news! If you’ve just been itching to get your hands on Google Glass, you can now buy the device in Dubai. The bad news? You’ll have to fork out Dh45,000 ($12,250) for it.

Dubai street survey reveals big appetite for NFC

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - July 2nd, 2013

Gemalto has published the results of a street survey conducted amongst Dubai residents, revealing an overwhelming appetite for using contactless technologies not only with their banking cards, but also directly from their mobile […]

Virgin Radio Dubai website hacked, database apparently on sale

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - June 4th, 2013

A hacker has apparently taken down the Virgin Radio Dubai website. The hacker, who goes by the username @OxAlien on Twitter, posted up a picture of his screen as he was apparently removing […]

CNME delivers the region’s first ever dedicated big data event in Dubai

Joe Lipscombe by Joe Lipscombe - May 20th, 2013

  Attendees flooded the Habtoor Grand in Dubai today as CNME played host to the region’s first ever dedicated big data event; the Big Data Symposium. Though very few companies have yet to […]

Maximo Middle East User Conference kicks off in Dubai

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - April 9th, 2013

eSolutions Maximo’s Maximo Middle East User Group Conference 2013 kicks off on Tuesday, April 7, at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel in Dubai. The conference promises to offer IBM Maximo clients insight on […]

SAP demos Business Suite on HANA at Dubai racetrack

Tom Paye by Tom Paye - April 2nd, 2013

SAP last week held a demonstration of its new HANA-powered Business Suite at Dubai Autodrome, announcing that the new suite is now available on the Middle Eastern market. At the Audi Driving Experience […]

Dubai down under

Ben Rossi by Ben Rossi - March 26th, 2013

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) may not be a home-grown school of higher education, but it has made its Australian-influenced IT programme a popular and permanent fixture in the UAE since […]

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