Communcations & IT
November 2014

du, a UAE telecommunications provider, will make enterprise smart glass technology available to its more than 70,000 business clients following a partnership deal with APX Labs. APX Labs is the developer of the Skylight platform for enterprise solutions with smart glasses.






November 2014

GROWING local demand for IT hardware helped Dubai record a 10 per cent climb in first-half IT hardware trade, Dubai customs reported. It said trade grew to Dh126 billion ($34.2 billion) from Dh115 billion over the same period last year.






November 2014

Red Hat is seeing strong prospects for growth in Saudi Arabia in the wake of fervour demonstrated by the government and large enterprises for technology adoption. Faycal Saile, Red Hat’s general manager for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey, commented that these institutions “are trying to outdo even the US and Europe.






November 2014

VODAFONE Qatar said it has reached a non-binding agreement to buy state-owned Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN) and expects to complete the deal by the end of the year, according to Reuters.






November 2014

Interactive Intelligence’s focus in Saudi Arabia will be contact centre solutions, unified communications and business process automation as it proceeds to build its business in the kingdom, the company’s Saudi territory manager Safwat Alshawaf says.






November 2014

Ellucian, a leader in higher education technology, is working with nearly half of all Saudi higher education students and around a third of institutions in delivering projects with its local partners to address the challenges of student mobility, higher quality learning outcomes and student employability, a senior regional official says.






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