Intel Corporation, through its standalone business entity Intel Mobile Communications, today announced that it has acquired most of the assets of SySDSoft, a privately held software company based in Cairo and hired approximately 100 of the company’s electrical engineers and computer scientists. SySDSoft designs state-of-the-art IP solutions in the software stack and physical layer domain, and RF/analog circuits embedded in mobile platforms.
HP today unveiled the industry's first touchscreen desktop PC to feature a 60 degree reclining display. HP TouchSmart610 Consumer PC, offers a increased range of motion, superior viewing experience and intuitive touch experience. The new TouchSmart610 Consumer PC features a 58.4cm (23") diagonal high-definition display that reclines up to 60 degrees and tilts up to five degrees forward. Guided by pioneering HP ergonomics research, the reclining capability provides increased comfort for longer-term usage, making playing games or engaging customers easy.
The data explosion that continues to grow at exponential rate and is expected to hit the 35 Zettabytes of digital data by 2020 is now a worrying factor for most of the enterprises across the globe and they are looking to migrate to virtualised environments to reduce costs, improve quality-of-service (QoS) and make more efficient use of resources. As per an survey conducted by Gartner, identified that nearly half of respondents rank data growth as one of their top three challenges, along with performance and scalability. While all the top data centre challenges impact cost to some degree, data growth is linked to the increased costs relative to hardware and software maintenance, as well as administration and services.
Gemalto the leaders in digital security, announces that NetOne, a leading network operator in Zimbabwe, is deploying Gemalto’s LinqUs solution for Mobile Money Transfer, which comprises of the server, user application, as well as system integration services. The offer, being marketed as the OneWallet service, works on 100% of the handsets and will enable all NetOne subscribers to perform secure and convenient money transfer using their mobile phone. In particular, it provides the unbanked with access to secure banking services.
Smartworld today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with a leading networking and communications equipment brand ADTRAN. This partnership will allow Smartworld to sell all the products & solutions form ADTRAN's product portfolio of more than 1,700 solutions in UAE. ADTRAN's broad product portfolio includes a vast array of business solutions including unified communications, routers, Ethernet switches, Unified Threat Management, IP Business Gateways and wireless connectivity. This portfolio is complemented by a complete offering of carrier access solutions.
Adobe Systems announced that Ashraf Jarad has been appointed as Channel Account Manager for the Middle East and North Africa market. The appointment reflects Adobe’s commitment to strengthening relationships with channel partners to address growing demand for its content creation solutions across the region. Ashraf brings extensive experience from a background of 16 years in […]
Western Digital recently hosted a forum called, “Meet the Pioneers of Today and Tomorrow” to provide a free and direct platform for WD to interact and meet face-to-face with its channel partners and retailers with the aim of opening new horizons for growing and fast-tracking the business in the Middle East. The forum hosted over 80 attendees and included constructive debates about the future plans to nurture and develop the storage market in the UAE and the Middle East region by utilizing the latest storage technologies, capacity requirements, and interface evolutions.
Qtel entered into an strategic alliance with iHorizons, to develop and market a number of advanced technology solutions and business services. Recognising the ongoing development of Qatar's economy, the two companies will cooperate on world-class business solutions aimed at supporting companies in specific industries and growth sectors. This alliance is aimed to jointly develop products and share technology architectures to reduce the Go-to-market time period, as well as offer the best service to its key customers.
COMMA, a leading designer exclusive products manufacture today has launched a eco-friendly laptop cooling bag in the Middle East, which is made of special crystals-based cooling technology to reduce the temperature by 10 degrees Celsius and prolong battery and laptop life. The environment-friendly COMMA Notebook Cooling Bag, which can be used as Notebook Cooler is faster in cooling, airport friendly and offers mobility with ease. Laptop overheating does not only damage the notebook, it can cause serious health ramifications like Toasted Skin Syndrome, fertility-related risks and even skin cancer.
Leading networking and security technical training provider Spectrum Training, announced that one of its top instructors Ghazanfar Ali has been recognised as one of the Juniper Networks Certified instructor in whole of the Europe and Middle Eeast Africa region. Ghazanfar was recognized for high customer satisfaction ratings, number of students trained, and participation in Juniper Betas, curriculum and certification feedback and development. As a leading global IT manufacturer, Juniper Networks’ certified instructors play an integral role in the global implementation of its training and certification program.
Virgin Megastore is to open the first Apple store in UAE in Mall of The Emirates, Dubai on March 16. The new Apple store will carry the entire range of Apple desktops and notebooks, including MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac, along with a range of Mac-compatible software and accessories with the support of Mac Solutions Consultants. At the Apple store customers can take a guided tour of the Mac and discover how easily Mac owners can create amazing-looking creative projects, he adds. Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac at the Apple shop on Wednesday, March 16 will receive an exclusive 10% discount on all their Apple purchases on that day.
Deffinity MSA Limited a leading UK software company providing hosted (SaaS) Project Delivery solutions to IT Vendors, Integrators, Architects, Media Companies, Consulting firms, Local Government and the global Financial Services sector, today announced the opening of their new office in South Africa. South Africa office will be headed by the new Business Development Director, Bryan Mutambiranwa, who incidentally is also an Director at UK based Deffinity Africa Ltd., and the new office will also serve as Deffinity’s Head Office within continental Africa.