Technology

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) announced today several production-ready updates and improvements for its open source projects that form the core of Terracotta In-Memory Data Management platform, a platform used for boosting performance, scalability, and building real-time applications.

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ETA Facilities Management (FM), in collaboration with FM Expo, the only dedicated FM exhibition in the Middle East, has announced that it will hold a free web seminar on whole life costing for FM professionals on May 11, 2015 at 10 a.m. (UAE time). Titled ‘Use of Technology to Measure and Track Assets and Systems’ Whole Life Costing.’ The workshop will be delivered in an online presentation format and will feature ETA FM’s top two executives, namely CEO Dr. Hayan Sayed and Aimad El Habti, Director of Center of Excellence, as the main speakers.

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The growing demand for digital services, along with the broader adoption of cloud computing, has seen an accelerated increase in the number of new data centres in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. As a result, the value of the data center infrastructure management (DCIM) sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is expected to reach USD 397.1 million in 2017 – up from USD 41.6 million in 2012 - at a compound annual growth rate of 57 per cent, according to a recent report released by MicroMarketMonitor.

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TeamQuest, a global leader in IT capacity planning and management solutions, announced the latest updates to its software suite, designed to help businesses optimize IT service performance while improving efficiency and business productivity. The new updates will also be applied in the Middle East, following the company’s recent move to expand its presence region.

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Creating art on the iPad has just gotten a little bit more exciting with Wacom and Savage today announcing the compatibility of Procreate 2.3 with the Intuos Creative Stylus 2. Wacom designed this powerful pressure-sensitive stylus with the creative professional in mind, and Savage’s Procreate is the application of choice of many artists when it comes to drawing and illustration on the iPad, so a natural creative synergy was waiting to exist. Customers long hoped to pair the precision and natural feel of the Intuos Creative Stylus with the powerful and fluid tools of Procreate. This creative vision is now a reality due to the collaborative efforts of the Wacom and Procreate teams.

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