Regus, a provider of flexible workspace, has reported a 15% increase in demand for virtual office services in the first six months of 2011, compared to the previous six months July to December 2010. With thousands of customers in the UAE, the company attributes rising demand for virtual offices... Read more
By the end of 2014, penetration of cloud email and collaboration services (CECS) will stand at 10 % and will have passed the “tipping point” with broad-scale adoption under way. Although Gartner believes that the time is right for some enterprises; particularly smaller ones and those in industries with... Read more
The Sultanate of Oman has a vibrant construction sector with 2.1% growth and over OMR 1.2 billion worth of construction projects underway or in the planning stages, according to a recent report from Business Monitor International, a business research and intelligence firm. In line with this, Omnix International, a... Read more
Arabian Reach has announced that HE Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of DWC-Dubai Aviation City Corporation, will be the Keynote Speaker on December 11th, 2011, opening the First Emerging Market Airport Suppliers Conference (EMASC 2011) in Dubai. Among topics for discussion will include the development opportunities and challenges in... Read more
A survey to investigate Internet usage in the Middle East by Bayt.com and YouGov, a research and consulting organisation, has revealed that the predominant reason for going online is to participate in social activities. Survey results showed that 70% of UAE respondents spend three hours or more online every... Read more
Sage Software, global supplier of ERP, CRM and HRM solutions to medium and large organisations, has announced the launch of ‘Sage Peachtree Partner Program’ in the UAE. The new initiative has been designed to provide the essential technology and sales support to help Sage partners get, up and running... Read more
Great Place To Work Institute UAE (GPTW UAE), part of a global research and consultancy firm that recognises the best workplaces in over 45 countries worldwide, is again searching for the ‘Top Companies to Work For in the UAE‘. The annual ranking, now in its second year, lists the country’s... Read more
Abraaj Capital, a private equity and alternative asset management group in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), have announced its acquisition of the North African private equity platform of Amundi, the French asset manager jointly owned by Société Générale and Crédit Agricole. Under the terms of... Read more
HP has expanded its coverage storage portfolio with HP Peer Motion,a new federated storage software which enables clients to transparently move application workloads between disk systems in virtualised and cloud computing environments. HP also introduced new HP P10000 3PAR storage systems with powerful features for the delivery of enterprise IT within... Read more
HE Mohammed Ahli Director General, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) will deliver the keynote address at the Emerging Markets FOD and Bird Strike Prevention, Runway Safety Conference – the first dedicated conference of its kind to be held in Dubai. Taking place at Aviation Club Dubai on October 26th... Read more