Ian M Clydesdale, Director of IT, Shelf Drilling

Shelf Drilling Accelerates Its Digital Transformation Journey with Help from LiveRoute

April 21, 2019 UAE Business 0

LiveRoute, a part of MDS Computers Group and a leading Cloud Solutions Provider in the Middle East, has enabled Shelf Drilling, the world’s largest contractor of jack-up rigs based in Dubai, to digitally transform its operations and embark on a Cloud journey. LiveRoute helped Shelf Drilling deploy Microsoft Azure and Office 365 to become an agile and scalable Cloud-based organization. Read more

Cyber Security A Popular Career Choice Amongst Students in UAE and Saudi Arabia - SANS Survey

SANS Survey Reveals Cyber Security as a Popular Career Choice in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

March 14, 2019 UAE Business 0

The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14-18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle East and Europe, the choice of IT (including cyber security) as a career is highest in Saudi Arabia and the UAE (47% and 46% respectively). Of those students who are interested in a career in IT, 49% were specifically interested in cyber security across the EMEA sample of students, with Saudi Arabia and UAE leading the pack at 63% and 58% respectively. Read more

Craig Hayman, AVEVA CEO; Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi, Senior VP,Digital, ADNOC; Mohamad Awad, VP Regional Sales

Global leader in Industrial software, AVEVA, unleashes game-changing portfolio at AWC Dubai

January 24, 2019 UAE Business 0
  • First AVEVA-hosted event held in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) as the New AVEVA. Keynote address by AVEVA CEO, Craig Hayman, titled ‘Your Digital Transformation – An Execution Roadmap’ with guest keynote sessions by Abdul Nasser Al Mughairbi, Senior Vice President, Digital, ADNOC Group and Caspar Herzberg, President of MEA, Schneider Electric (SE).
  • Opportunity for attendees to demo cutting-edge technology that drives convergence of Operational Technology (OT) and Informational Technology (IT) and empowers operations staff to achieve real-time optimal efficiency and agility in any industrial process.
  • The Conference offered delegates hands-on experience via the interactive Innovation Hub, showcasing next generation EcoStruxure™ architecture and platform that delivers IoT-enabled open and interoperable solutions across user segments.

Dubai, U.A.E., 24 January: The AVEVA World Conference held at the W Escape Hotel, Palm Dubai, closed yesterday. It was the first event held in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by the global leader in engineering and industrial software since its successful merger with Schneider Electric’s Industrial Software Business last year. Read more

Knowledge Summit 2018

Knowledge Summit 2018. Watch Live.

December 5, 2018 UAE Business 0

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation is organizing It’s fifth annual Knowledge Summit, on December 5-6, 2018 Bearing the theme “Youth and the Future of the Knowledge Economy”

Ettienne Reinecke, Dimension Data’s Group CTO

Tech Trends Forecast for 2019

November 16, 2018 UAE Business 0

Digital transformation set to shift from theory to reality in the next 12 months, claims Dimension Data in the new report focusing on customer experience, cybersecurity, digital and technology futures Read more

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May 5, 2017 UAE Business 0

The worldwide technology leader Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) launched its maiden IT and thought leadership event- Cisco Connect UAE 2017. Held in Dubai, under the theme ‘Your Time is Now’, the event brought together over 1,700 delegates across Cisco’s customer and partner organizations to network and discuss the huge potential and opportunities in this digital age. Throughout the event, the most established point was that in today’s digital era, only those organizations willing to transform themselves into a digital business will survive. Read more