technology

  • Abu Dhabi to host industry giants at NATRANS Expo

    The booming Capital of the UAE is setting the stage to host one of the most highly anticipated exhibitions of the year – NATRANS Expo 2016; which will be held from 25 to 26 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuami, Minister of Infrastructure Development, and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime.

  • Abu Qafrh Holding Company Selects Epicor iScala ERP to Enhance Productivity and Increase Efficiency

    Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced that Abu Qafrh Holding Company (Abu Qafrh), a specialist in concrete blocks, ready-made concrete, crushers, general contracting and transportation in Jordan and Saudi Arabia, has selected the Epicor® iScala® 3.0 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to reduce operational costs and streamline its human resources (HR) department. The solution will be implemented with the support of Vertical Solutions, an Epicor authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) and a member of the Epicor Inspired Partner Network in Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

  • Accenture Inspires Abu Dhabi Students to Learn Coding Through ‘Hour of Code’ Campaign

    Accenture, in collaboration with Code.org to support Hour of Code, has teamed up with Australian School of Abu Dhabi in the capital emirate of Abu Dhabi, as part of its global educational movement to computer science and computer programming.

  • Accenture Teaches UAE and KSA Students to Code with ‘Hour of Code’ Initiative

    Accenture (NYSE: ACN) teamed up with Expo 2020 Dubai and two schools in UAE and KSA to lead coding tutorial sessions between December 3-9, 2018. Taking place in Riyadh, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Accenture’s Hour of Code activities were part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

  • Access the world’s ultimate fashion directory with Fashtory

    Fashtory, the modern online directory & network for fashion lovers and designers, has now launched in the UAE.

  • Accountants must become digitally fit and unlock the benefits of disruptive technologies to remain relevant

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has urged Middle East businesses to explore the challenges and opportunities offered by disruptive technologies in order to reap their benefits. The accountancy and finance body explained that new technologies are increasingly becoming vital as they can boost efficiency and provide more valuable insights to businesses, if implemented in the right way. This was the consensus during ICAEW’s seminar about Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cyber and Data, the ABCD of technology.

  • Acer Announces New Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at BETT 2017

    Acer has announced its new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) at the British Education and Training Technology (BETT) Show in London. Designed specifically for the classroom, the rugged convertible Chromebook comes with a stylus powered by Wacom® EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology1, and features four versatile usage modes that are ideal for modern learning environments. The Chromebook Spin 11 (R751T) will provide additional capabilities thanks to support for Android apps via the Google Play™ Store out-of-the-box.

  • Acer Launches the New Swift 7, Redefining the World’s Thinnest Laptop

    Acer today launches the world’s thinnest laptop[1], the new Swift 7 (SF714-51T). At just 8.98mm thin, the new Swift 7 is an always-connected PC running Windows 10 that’s designed for mobility, with an ultraportable design packing a powerful Intel® Core™ i7 processor, all-day battery life and a personal, trusted 4G LTE connection.

  • Acer to Bring Amazon Alexa to PCs in 2018

    Acer today announces that Amazon Alexa will be coming to select[1] Aspire, Spin, Switch and Swift notebooks, as well as Aspire all-in-one PCs starting from Q1 2018. Amazon Alexa will initially beavailable in the US via an update through Acer Care Center, while wider support is expected to be rolled out mid-2018.

  • Acer Unveils newNitro 5 Gaming Laptop

    Acer today announced its new Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop, designed for casual gamers seeking great performance in an attractive laser laser-textured design. Powered by Windows 10, the new 15-inch laptop is targeted towards mainstream users who enjoy the thrill of gaming with friends, and building their own network of like-minded players. 

  • AcerChromebook 11 Great for Content Consumption, Productivity, Fun

    Acer today introducedits new Chromebook 11 linethat offers strong everyday performance and a portable design with all-day battery life of up to 10 hours.

  • Acronis Access Advanced Puts Companies in Control of Mobile File Sharing and Employee Collaboration

    Acronis, a global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the availability of Acronis Access Advanced 7.2 – the latest version of its mobile file access, sync and share solution for enterprises. The new Acronis Access Advanced enhances security and privacy functionality and is now integrated with Microsoft Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM). Acronis Access Advanced also includes built-in support for popular content management and storage systems, and has a redesigned user interface for Apple® iOS devices.

  • Acronis Announces Availability of New Cloud Backup Solutions in Middle East Markets

    Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the availability of two new cloud backup solutions in Middle East markets. Acronis Backup Cloud enables service providers to sell, manage and deliver high value data protection and backup capabilities that create new revenue streams without a large upfront investment. Acronis Backup Service provides businesses with local and cloud backup services with bare metal recovery to any destination or system that can be purchased online directly from Acronis or from its resellers and partners with Acronis hosting and managing the services in an Acronis Data Center.

  • Acronis Partners with ID Quantique to Bring Quantum-Safe Encryption to Cloud Data Protection

    Acronis®, the global leader in new generation data protection, and ID Quantique, the world leader in quantum-safe crypto solutions, today announced a joint collaboration to help protect companies from future security threats related to advances in decryption techniques and the arrival of quantum computing. Acronis will work with ID Quantique to bring quantum-safe encryption capabilities to Acronis cloud solutions – making Acronis the first cloud data protection solution provider in the industry to do so. . The capabilities will help companies protect the increasing amount of data that is outside of the company firewall and on multiple mobile devices, while also preventing unauthorized users – including hackers and cyber thieves – from accessing Acronis’ customer data under both in transit and in the cloud.

  • Acronis Recognized as a Challenger in First-Ever Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service

    Acronis, a global leader in new generation data protection, announced that the company has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Challengers" quadrant in the "Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service" worldwide report. As part of the report, Acronis Disaster Recovery Service was evaluated on completeness of vision and ability to execute, ranking highest among the challengers on ability to execute.

  • Acronis Signs Partner Agreement with Al Hosani Computer LLC for Middle East & Africa

    Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, has finalized a new partner agreement with Al Hosani Computer LLC, a software re-publisher and distributor, to distribute Acronis consumer products for the Middle East & African (MEA) region. Under the terms of the agreement, Al Hosani will republish and distribute the Acronis True Image 2015 family of products — the most complete; easy and safe full system image backup solution, offering both on-premise and to the cloud (online) backups for personal use.

  • Acronis Unveils Acronis Access Connect – Delivers Seamless File Access Across Apple, Android and Windows Environments

    Acronis®, a global leader in new generation data protection, today unveiled Acronis Access Connect – it’s latest file and print sharing solution for SMBs and enterprises. Acronis Access Connect (formerly ExtremeZ-IP) is the leading solution for integrating Macs into businesses and enterprises. With this new release, Acronis Access Connect adds broad support for mobile workers to securely access files using iOS, Android, and Windows phones and tablets. This combined support across the range of PC, Mac and mobile platforms lets employees keep using the devices they love, while enabling IT departments to deliver a seamless, scalable, and problem-free file server access and print sharing experience for users.

  • Acronis Welcomes Steve Goh as Vice President/GM of Sales for Asia-Pacific & Emerging Markets

    Acronis, the global leader in new generation data protection, today announced the appointment of Steve Goh as Vice President/GM of Sales for Asia-Pacific & Emerging Markets. In this role, Mr. Goh is responsible for deploying and executing Acronis strategy, growing sales, and extending the company’s footprint in these regions.

  • AdColony launches Aurora HD interactive video ads to engage mobile users in Middle East

    AdColony the largest independent mobile advertising platform,  partnered with Unilever to run interactive mobile video campaigns for the first time in the Middle East. Sunsilk, Brooke Bond and Jif are the first three brands to run Aurora HD interactive video ads which delivers more immersive experiences for the user and allows brands to tell a story in an unique, interesting way.

  • AdColony reveals research on Brand Safety and how mobile gaming is the right environment for advertisers

    AdColony the largest independent mobile advertising platform recently conducted a Brand Safety Survey which was distributed globally and asked consumers about purchasing behavior, undesirable content, preferred platforms to encounter ads, and more. While inappropriate content can dramatically hinder brand reputation generally, it’s also important to consider how it can affect user behavior and perceptions specifically. Therefore, AdColony decided to take a deep dive on brand safety and conduct a user survey on the topic. The data yielded some interesting results.