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Bosch provided the audio system for the 60,000-spectator capacity grandstand at Dubai's Meydan Racecourse

Dubai projects showcase technological innovation

12 January 2015 | By

Expo and Smart City programmes will require cutting-edge products and installations

Cyber security

Calls for pan-Arab talks on cybercrime Subscription

22 December 2014 | By

Lebanese minister calls for regional dialogue regarding internet governance and cyber security

Cloud computing

Interview: Richard Longdon, CEO, Aveva Solutions Subscription

14 December 2014 | By

Cloud computing is the future for oil and gas, but customers have to adapt their mindset, says Aveva CEO Richard Longdon.

Roy Jakobs: 262 buildings in Dubai will be retrofitted

Unlocking energy savings with led Subscription

8 December 2014

Q&A with Roy Jakobs, Philips CEO, Middle East and Turkey

Choice: DoctorUna allows users to search for specialists and book appointments

Online Business of the Year

25 November 2014


Global spending on big data technologies and planned IT spend

Oil producers harness wireless technologies Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Companies are increasingly realising the effectiveness of deploying wireless systems to deliver high-speed data in real time from their field operations

Du has signed an agreement with the Dubai Municipality to provide wifi services in its main office, along with several parks and beaches, including Jumeirah Beaches 1, 2 and 3

Du signs Dubai smart city deals Subscription

13 October 2014 | By

Telecoms operator to provide public wireless access across city

Percentage of infected computers

The continued challenge of keeping assets secure Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

More money is being spent on protecting the region’s industrial plants

Parking in Dubai

Dubai developing 22 smart city initiatives Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

Emirate’s Smart City programme cover traffic control, smart parking and public transport services

Private sector lending in Qatar picks up speed

Qatar adding fibre into every home Subscription

9 September 2014 | By

Broadband project into every home continues

Global annual smart city investment

Integration key to smart city vision Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Governments across the region are looking to technology to further integrate city infrastructure, from transport to security, to enhance the quality of life for their citizens

Mobile data traffic

Drivers of the data age Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Smartphone technology has transformed the way people communicate and access goods and services. Telecoms operators are spending heavily to make sure infrastructure is up to the task

Smart cities

Smart cities: Raising the quality of life Subscription

24 August 2014

The rolling out of smart cities in the Middle East is being used to atrract and keep high calibre residents

Gulf Capital SME Awards

UAE small business finalists announced Subscription

20 August 2014

Finalists enjoyed a combined turnover of AED1.6bn and an average growth rate of 134 per cent in 2013

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General Electric Subscription

General Electric is active across the construction industry, aviation, finance, power and water, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, technology and transport

Alstom Subscription

Alstom from France provides power generation, power transmission and rail infrastructure technologies and solutions

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Keither Fenner

Keith Fenner Subscription

10 September 2014

Keith Fenner is senior vice president, sales, Sage ERP Africa and head of Sage Middle East

Rafiah Ibrahim Subscription

12 July 2014

Rafiah Ibrahim is president and head of region Middle East and North East Africa at Ericsson

Sebastien Pavie Subscription

6 July 2014

Sebastien Pavie is regional sales director, MEA, SafeNet

Taj Elkhayat Subscription

6 July 2014

Taj Elkhayat is managing director, Middle East, Turkey, North, West and Central Africa at Riverbed Technology

Ahmed ElShrif Subscription

6 July 2014

Ahmed ElShrif is director Middle East for Kronos

Nader Baghdadi Subscription

6 July 2014

Nader Baghdadi is regional director, Middle East & North Africa, Ruckus Wireless

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MEED events

Saudi Mining & Minerals 2015 Symposium

Saudi Mining & Minerals 2015 Symposium

26 - 29 October 2015 | Designed to highlight the full spectrum of opportunities within the entire value chain of the mining industry in Saudi Arabia

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