Leading global consulting and IT services provider, Mahindra Satyam today announced the signing of a contract with OMRAN, the company mandated by the Government of Oman to deliver major projects and manage tourism assets and investments, in association with Bahwan IT, Mahindra Satyam’s local partner in Oman to implement Oracle ERP. The implementation of the ERP system will include solutions across Finance, HRMS, Payroll and Procurement functions. “We selected Mahindra Satyam as our partner for the Oracle ERP implementation because we recognized […]
Motorola Solutions today announced new additions to its PTP 200 Series portfolio of point-to-point (PTP) wireless Ethernet bridges – the PTP 230 and PTP 250. Both solutions leverage Motorola's technology leadership in the unlicensed spectrum to offer reliable wireless broadband connectivity and backhaul in line-of-sight (LOS) as well as near line-of-sight (nLOS) conditions. They provide customers with affordable radio options that deliver higher data rates at a very competitive price. This makes them ideal for extending service to areas previously inaccessible and quickly meeting the growing bandwidth requirements for applications such as leased line replacement, video surveillance and voice-over-IP telephony services.
Axis Communications today announced the introduction of the Axis Camera Station in Arabic, Turkish and Farsi to offer comprehensive video management software designed for small- to mid-sized systems in the Middle East. Installed on a standard PC, the Axis Camera station is ideal for retail shops, hotels and schools. It offers easy installation and setup with automatic camera discovery, a powerful Configuration Wizard and efficient management of the Axis network video products in the system.
Logitech today unveiled its new THX Certified, Surround Sound Speakers Z906, boostes 500 watts (RMS) output, creating a theatre-quality audio experience and delivers every single detail of movies, games and music. 5.1 digital decoding enables detailed surround sound, Dolby digital or DTS encoded soundtracks produces the house-shaking bass, the ported, side-firing subwoofer that delivers 165 watts of pure, distortion-free bass. It can also convert two-channel stereo into an immersive surround sound experience.
Mobiserve Holdings today announced the roll out of Saudi Arabia's first Long Term Evolution (LTE)-WiMAX forth generation 4G network for Saudi operator Mobily in association with Samsung and Huawei. Mobiserve's scope will cover the project implementation including survey, design hardware and Radio Frequency (RF) installation and commissioning. 4G network will significantly increase data speeds for Mobily's estimated 5 million customers. The LTE-WiMAX 4G network will be the highest speed data network in the country with speed estimated to be 2 times faster than current 3G networks.
Western Digital today announced the acquisition Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and the new entity will result in a customer-focused storage company, with significant operating scale, strong global talent and the industry's broadest product lineup backed by a rich technology portfolio. WD expects the transaction to be immediately accretive to its earnings per share on a non-GAAP basis, excluding acquisition-related expenses, restructuring charges and amortization of intangibles.
Avaya as part of a strategic global agreement with HP is adding elements of Avaya's Unified Communications and Contact Center products to the HP Unified Communications and Collaboration (UC&C) services portfolio for enterprises. Thereby, offering customers an increase in the agility of their existing communication architectures and realize the aspiration of unified communications for multi-vendor interoperability and ultimately save organizational costs.
FVC, the leading Value Added Distributor in the region, today announced the launch of its partner programme, Cheer, which stands for Channel Enablement, Empowerment and Rewards, created to assist and motivate its partners across MENA to capitalise on opportunities rising from the adoption of new emerging technology. The programme will focus on demand generation for products and services in enterprises segment, apart from educating its partners with knowledge to differentiate themselves from competition and ensure high profibility from selling new emerging technologies.
Acer Group appointed Giuseppe Mastandrea as the new Regional Director for Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META). Giuseppe would be responsibile for all the Acer brands: Acer, E-Machines, Gateway and Packard Bell. Giuseppe is a seasoned player for and has been associated with Acer since he joined in 1993 and served several countries in Europe in the past including Italy, France, Poland and Turkey. With the acquisition of Gateway and Packard Bell, Giuseppe lead the Global Marketing and Branding team to develop and handle the multi-brand strategy. He will lead the pack of acer in the whole region and will be responsible to further advance the market-share of Acer in this region. His in depth knowledge of Acer will provide a excellent platform to continue building a strong brand in the META Region.
The UAE Ministry of Economy's IT Department has recently won the Open Group Arabia Award for its continuous adoption of the latest technologies in institutional planning. The Ministry had recently launched a cross-section of high quality and efficient online services at the www.madeintheuae.com website, which will help manufacturers to promote their factories, products, and services. It enables UAE manufacturers to reach and connect with a global audience of buyers. Made in the UAE is supported by the Ministry of Economy, Dubai eGovernment and Tejari.
OtterBox, the Irish brand of sleek and durable casing after capturing the european marketplace, now it extended its reach into Middle East by opening an office in Dubai, which would be led by Joonas Jantunen who has recently joined OtterBox from Nokia. Appointment of Emitac Mobile Solutions (EMS) as its first regional distributor for the Middle East region is part of the extention of OtterBox presence in the region. EMS will help build the brand to expand its channel network in the region.
Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE's largest network exchange house that provides worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services, has revealed that all its 100 branches across the UAE are now connected via Etisalat's 'IP Connect' service. By utilizing Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology over IP - VPN's, this service offers comprehensive management features for all connections and routers at the company's branches across the country.