- Middle East Business News
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 12:06 UAE time

Intel, IBM in Gulf supercomputer partnership

GITEX: Technology giants open high performance computing centre in Dubai.

Nortel completes two healthcare projects
GITEX: Telecoms equipment maker deploys comms infrastructure at Saudi, UAE hospitals.

Sophos opens Dubai headquarters
GITEX: UK-based IT security firm looking to strengthen presence with dedicated regional office, CEO says.

Kronos sets up Mideast distribution channels
GITEX: US software maker will focus on growing business in Gulf.


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    Middle East key area for growth, says Oracle chief

    GITEX: President of world's largest software firm upbeat about future in the region.

    Network traffic boss upbeat on Middle East growth

    GITEX: F5 Networks says expansion in region will continue but at slower rate.

    Buffalo in JV with Mideast distributor

    GITEX: Japanese wireless networking and storage firm sets up new company with Advantec.

    Orange wins Saudi economic city consulting deal

    GITEX: France Telecom arm to advise on design of KAEC's telecoms infrastructure.

    Hyperlink to deploy Oracle apps at Kuwait uni

    GITEX: Kuwait University to use US software maker's HR management system.

    Palm Utilities deploys Oracle app

    GITEX: Dubai utilities provider implements application to manage billing and payment processes.

    Wipro to resell Sun products in Gulf

    GITEX: Indian IT services firm signs deal with tech giant covering UAE, Saudi, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar.

    Nortel eyeing Mideast to offset Europe slowdown

    GITEX: Telecoms equipment maker sees wary attitude to IT investment in Europe.

    Gulf IT spend to grow 12% annually

    GITEX: Massive gov't spending fuelled by record oil revenues will drive growth over next five years.

    Kingston regional sales hit $70mn in 2008

    GITEX: US computer memory products maker sees sales jump 20% on whole of 2007.

    Etisalat 'under-valued' - chairman

    GITEX: Omran says firm unaffected by credit crunch, crisis 'creating opportunities'.

    TDIC inks $210mn tech deal for Saadiyat Island

    GITEX: Abu Dhabi awards Aecom programme management contract.

    RIM 'aggressively' expanding in Mideast

    GITEX: Blackberry maker boosting presence across GCC and Jordan, regional sales manager says.

    Etisalat to launch branded mobile devices

    GITEX: UAE telecom in talks with vendors and OEMs, move will provide customers 'great value'.

    Sharp launches world's largest LCD in Dubai

    GITEX: Japanese firm shows off 108-inch TV, equal to four 52-inch displays.

    NBAD bags top honours at ACN awards

    GITEX: Tech chief at Abu Dhabi bank wins coveted CIO of the Year award at annual event.

    Mobily posts 73% increase in Q3 profit

    GITEX: Saudi's second mobile phone company beats analysts' forecasts with net income of $143mn.

    Etisalat 'on course' for world top 10 by 2010

    Company chairman upbeat as subscriber base exceeds 74mn, expansion in pipeline.

    Trend Micro to launch iPhone 3G web browser

    GITEX: Internet security giant plans 'safe web browser' for new iPhone criticised over security.

    Tech chief slams UAE banking security

    GITEX: Trend Micro CTO says bank security in Gulf state can only protect against 'school kids'.

    Firms turning to IT to weather financial storm

    GITEX: CIOs' budgets growing to help firms boost competitiveness, efficiency - Gartner.

    Mideast CIOs 'up to five years behind West'

    GITEX: IT professionals still seen as 'plumbing role' and not critical part of business - Gartner.

    Financial crisis to slow IT spend in region

    GITEX: Crisis likely to slow growth, but growth still expected to remain strong - eSolutions.

    70% of net users under attack daily

    GITEX: Survey by security specialist Trend Micro finds 'alarming levels of internet threats affecting GCC'.

    RTA launches mobile phone Salik top-up service

    GITEX: Motorists able to top-up road toll accounts via their mobile phones.

    Google to boost Arabic portfolio

    GITEX: Search engine giant to strengthen regional offering in line with investments in staff, infrastructure.

    Al-Futtaim installs comms networks at Dubai hotels

    GITEX: Systems integrator completes implementation at Al Manzil and Qamardeen.

    E-Saudi to spend $8mn on expansion

    GITEX: Saudi wireless network firm looking to boost presense in Middle East in 2009/10, exec says.

    World's largest plasma unveiled in Dubai

    GITEX: Panasonic unveils 150-inch plasma screen for first time in Middle East.

    UAE healthcare gets major high-tech shake-up

    14 hospitals, 60 clinics in northern emirates sign up to new paperless system.

IN PICS: Gitex day 3

What are you looking forward to the most at Gitex this year?

Checking out all the fancy gadgets at Gitex Shopper
Hearing about new IT solutions and how it can help my business at Gitex Business Solutions.
Learning about the latest networking and communications technology at Gulfcomms.
Nothing, I'm not going.


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