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OMA Emirates Enhances Mashreq Bank Point of Sales Terminals for Greater Customer Experiences

July 11, 2017 UAE Business 0

OMA Emirates, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry has recently completed the deployment of Ingenico Point of Sale (POS) terminals for Mashreq Bank in the UAE.   The terminals which meet with the bank’s specific requirements for superior performance will provide new, secure and a wider range of services for their customers in a cost effective manner. Read more

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Middle East Offers Robust Growth Opportunities in IoT Adoption

June 26, 2017 UAE Business 0
Smart transportation and healthcare will be key deployment areas, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation team

As the Internet of Things (IoT) comes into focus, a majority of organizations across the world are trying to understand its role and relevance to their growth. IoT already connects more than 10 billion devices worldwide and over the next five years, this number is expected to grow to 100 billion. By 2025, IoT will generate economic benefits between USD 4 to 11 trillion globally. By all indications, IoT is a logistical and economic force that every organisation should address. Read more

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Which country has the best environment for Tech Startups in MENA?

June 19, 2017 UAE Business 0

The MENA region is trending on tech startups and its success, but more importantly, UAE is taking lead with its smooth business start-up systems and an enabling environment to support innovation. The Emirate has the highest number of venture capitals in the MENA region –currently possessing 19 venture capitals. According to founder and co-founders of tech start-ups, there is, even more, ease operating in a free zone as compared onshore, as free zones are indeed free from complex bureaucratic and regulatory procedures. The free zones help simplify things by aiding in areas such as visa acquisitions, residence permits, documentation and bank accounts. Series of success story testimonies within the tech start-up area makes it an attractive sector and a booming one for UAE. Read more

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WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

June 3, 2017 Rick Holland 0

The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But the actual impact could have been so much worse. Read more

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Pacific Controls Launch Middle East’s First Digital Business Hub In Partnership With WSO2.Telco

March 29, 2016 UAE Business 0

Pacific Controls (PCS), a leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) managed services solutions globally and Middle East’s largest Tier 3 secure data center / cloud services provider, has collaborated with WSO2.Telco, creator of a ground breaking digital enablement platform, to launch Middle East’s first Digital Business Hub. The Digital Business Hub provides “API as a Service” and is designed to enable enterprises and Telecommunications companies (MNOs) to transform the way they engage and partner in the digital ecosystem.  The Digital Business Hub will also contribute towards the acceleration of the on-going transformation of Dubai into the world’s most advanced and connected Digital Marketplace. Read more