Schneider Electric representatives used the company’s Power To The Cloud event to underline the importance of smart cities, and its own Next-Generation Mission Critical IT infrastructure policy.
There is an increasing emphasis on service-aligned approach to IT operations so that CIOs can deliver on the promise of partnering with business. Ashish Kuthiala, Chief Marketing Officer, Business Services Management Software, HP, talks about the value of a services aligned view of IT.
If there’s a new challenge to overcome, Zubair Ahmed, Head of IT and Business Innovation, Emirates Islamic Bank, is the one who’s likely to take it up.
The financial industry isn’t an easy vertical to please, but DIFC has a secret weapon; it’s the only organisation outside of the telcos to own, manage and operate its infrastructure.
On the first day of GITEX 2013, I glimpsed a future that could have been straight out of a Black Mirror episode.
CNME is this week set to host its BYOD Summit 2013, the Middle East’s first technology to conference dedicated entirely to the bring-your-own-device trend.
Cities around the world are in a race to become the ‘smartest’. Etisalat CEO Saleh Al Abdooli speaks exclusively to CNME on how the UAE’s biggest telco and ICT service provider is partnering with the government to elevate the country on the global stage.
CNME goes one-on-one with the CEO to see how he found meeting some of Avaya’s biggest regional customers.
HP aims to showcase an enormous range of enterprise solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2013, with cloud, security, Big Data and mobility forming the crux of the vendor’s participation at the show.
Microsoft Gulf has announced plans for GITEX 2013 to provide visitors with access to its latest technologies in-line with the IT industry’s current disruptive trends.0 The next generation Microsoft solutions will be available …
If you’re going to indulge in some vendor-bashing, why not go for the low-hanging fruit?
The Uber app, which provides high-end taxis to users’ GPS locations, launched in Dubai this September. But in the face of growing legal concerns, will the impressive technology behind Uber’s service be enough to secure regional success?
What is the main theme of your presence at GITEX this year? We have throughout the years positioned ourselves as an innovative provider of digital security software and services, with a vision for …
Bigben Interactive have announced the signing of an exclusive worldwide license agreement with the Maison Jean Paul Gaultier for the design and distribution of multimedia accessories. The presentation of the first collection of …
MMD (Multimedia Displays) a wholly-owned company of TPV established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Philips, has announced that it will participate at The Hotel Show.
Using the high-octane approach to IT found in his hometown of Manila, the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s Joseph Aninias has emerged to become one of the most respected IT heads in the UAE.
Apple boasted Monday that it sold 9 million iPhone 5s and 5c smartphones over the weekend after launching the devices on Friday, Sept. 20. The company sold over 5 million iPhone 5 phones on their first weekend of availability about a year ago.
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 …
Today, Ericsson released the first edition of its Networked Society MENA City Index at the Networked Society Forum in Dubai, UAE.
There has been no vertical that has been more hesitant in its approach to cloud computing than financial services, but two of the UAE’s leading banks have bucked the trend and gone public …
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.
Fujitsu announced today that it will make a number of new product announcements during GITEX Technology Week (20 – 24 October 2013) at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
One of the world’s leading online security and privacy experts has warned that unprotected remote working and social media use can pose significant risks to both individuals and businesses across the Middle East.
The NSA leaks by whistleblower Edward Snowden will go down in the history books as a heroic or reckless example of press freedom and the public’s right to know.
Over 100 Middle East-based IT professionals today filled the Habtoor Grand Hotel’s Andalus Ballroom to bursting point, as Infrastructure Strategies 2013 kicked off the local tech event season with a bang.
Job Openings Web Developer CNME is looking for an experienced PHP developer to join our team. You have developed multiple PHP based websites, experience in configuring, optimizing and debugging CMS installations, developed your …
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 …
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.
With its new mobile app, a Dubai-based start-up hopes to support millions of pilgrims every year as they complete the Hajj.
BlackBerry this week took the wraps off a special edition Q10 handset, which will come coloured in gold and white.
We’ve hand-picked the most popular BlackBerry 10 apps of the month so that you can get the most from your Z10 handset.
CNME’s picks on the top apps for your android smartphone device in the UAE. The following are a must have; the top UAE apps in 2013.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has amassed over 2 million followers on the social networking site Twitter.
When fate stepped in the way of Fady Sleiman’s dream of becoming a pilot, it opened up an entirely new road – one that would eventually bring him to the position of corporate CIO for the Middle East and Africa at General Electric.
UAE companies increased online activity by as much as 35 percent over Ramadan according to a local media report. Advertising budgets in the UAE region have seen an increase over Ramadan as companies aimed …
Du found itself in the midst of a social media meltdown on Tuesday, as customers responded via Twitter with outrage to new pricing plans for home services.
Salim Ziade, the head of HP’s PC division in the Middle East, has left HP after 17 years with the company. Ziade, whose official title was General Manager, Printing and Personal Systems (PPS) …
Xilopix has announced that its Xilopix Media Manager solution will officially launch in the MEASA region at this year’s GITEX Technology Week, which will be held, as always, at Dubai World Trade Centre.
Whenever somebody in this industry tells me that they’ve got something that will revolutionise the way I live, I always ask them, can my mother use it?
Few business sectors have been more profoundly affected than retail by the arrival of a truly interconnected digital era. Today’s consumers are better informed, more demanding, and increasingly focused on mobile devices and …
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) will be the fastest-growing IP traffic region in the world from 2012 to 2017, according to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast for 2012 to 2017.
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 …
From a state of disarray to a state-of-the-art mobile network, Iraqi Kurdistan is poised for a huge 4G LTE push. Steven Bond ventured to the autonomous region to find out more.
Though he derives his inspiration from his family with 11 doctors so far, medicine wasn’t on Thameem Rizvon’s prescription. The Tiruchirappalli, India-born man followed the footsteps of his only tech-minded brother, and today …
When the Commercial Bank of Dubai’s storage capacity was running out, it faced a dilemma familiar to many — increase capacity and face the maintenance costs, or take on a complete technology refresh.
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.