Abdulla Al Karam leads opening of GETEX Spring 2019

Abdulla Al Karam leads opening of GETEX Spring 2019

April 17, 2019 – Dr. Abdulla Al Karam, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), led today (April 17, 2019, Wednesday) the opening of this year’s edition of Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) Spring, the Middle East’s longest running student recruitment event, at the Dubai International Convention Centre. Running until April 19, 2019, GETEX Spring 2019, the latest edition of the region’s most trusted education, training and professional development event, is being held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry…

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Statement by H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), on World Heritage Day- April 18

Statement by H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), on World Heritage Day- April 18

“The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority joins the global community in its celebration of the World Heritage Day, the annual event highlighting the heritage, history, roots and traditions of every nation in the world. This celebration complements the SCTDA’s aim to preserve Emirati culture by providing a glimpse of our rich cultural heritage, which represents how life was experienced by the generations before us, while also strengthening our national identity. In line with the guidance and vision of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the…

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Arabic version of Brazilian anthology set to be released Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Arabic version of Brazilian anthology set to be released Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

Book includes novels, tales, poems and unreleased texts from some of the most celebrated South American writers UAE, April 17, 2019 – The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has revealed its support and participation for this year’s edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which will take place from April 24 to April 30, 2019 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). In line with this, the ABCC has also announced that an Arabic version of a special anthology featuring work from 12 Brazilian authors will be released…

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Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University chooses Delos as strategic partner in move to develop UAE’s first innovation and economic free zone

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University chooses Delos as strategic partner in move to develop UAE’s first innovation and economic free zone

Mansoor Al Awar: We look forward to building a generation of creative entrepreneurs who are qualified to lead in efforts to achieve objectives of the 50-year charter Newly-forged partnership falls in line with the wise leadership’s vision to enhance the quality of life and create a better future Move is an advanced step towards transforming the university campus’s infrastructure into sustainable buildings that comply with global health standards  University’s application for WELL certification first of its kind in Middle East 16 April, 2019 – Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)…

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GETEX returns tomorrow to connect students and parents with top-level university officials

GETEX returns tomorrow to connect students and parents with top-level university officials

Event to feature segment on K-12 education April 16, 2019 – The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX), the Middle East’s longest running student recruitment event, is returning tomorrow (Wednesday, April 17, 2019) in Dubai to connect students and parents with representatives of more than 220 leading national, regional, and international universities. To be held until April 19 at the Dubai International Convention Centre, GETEX Spring 2019 will provide learners of all ages a platform to meet and engage with student recruitment advisors, international education experts, and university officials under…

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MEFMA pushes for creation of regulatory framework to govern Middle East’s facilities management industry

MEFMA pushes for creation of regulatory framework to govern Middle East’s facilities management industry

FM regional leaders attend first-of-its-kind gathering in Abu Dhabi April 16, 2019 The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA), a non-profit association that provides a dedicated platform for FM professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and owner associations, recently convened a group of facilities management (FM) leaders and stakeholders in Abu Dhabi in a high-level networking event organized to push for an all-encompassing regulatory framework to govern the region’s entire FM industry. Held at the Radisson Blu on Yas Island and hosted by MEFMA Strategic Sub-Committee, the meeting on ‘Regional Legislation…

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Brazilian firms to attend Beautyworld Middle East 2019

Brazilian firms to attend Beautyworld Middle East 2019

UAE, April 14, 2019– The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) will join the upcoming Beautyworld Middle East 2019, the latest edition of the region’s largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances and wellbeing in Dubai. The event will kick off on April 15, 2019 and will run until April 17, 2019. The ABCC’s exhibition stand will be located at Hall 2, Main Concourse, of the event’s venue and will feature eight top Brazilian companies. Each participating firm will occupy an individual space of 8.5 square meters. The…

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Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions & Services Authority signs MoU with Microsoft to establish ‘Cloud Centre of Excellence’

Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions & Services Authority signs MoU with Microsoft to establish ‘Cloud Centre of Excellence’

Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority to work with Microsoft in enhancing cloud services delivery and empowering government employees through upskilling initiatives Abu Dhabi, April 14, 2019– The Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to establish a ‘Cloud centre of Excellence’ that will aim to build its capacity for the delivery of cloud services and platforms, as well as upskill the emirate’s public sector workforce. This partnership is aligned with ADSSSA’s strategy and ongoing…

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NetApp Is Named 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure

NetApp Is Named 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure

April 14, 2019 – NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), the data authority for hybrid cloud, today announced that it has been named the 2018 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure. This award was presented at Google Cloud Next ’19 in San Francisco. NetApp is recognized for the company’s achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping customers build and run applications on Google Cloud quickly and at scale with the right data strategy. NetApp® Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud Platform, jointly developed by NetApp and Google Cloud, provides customers…

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Al Masaood named gold partner of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019

Al Masaood named gold partner of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019

Abu Dhabi, April 13, 2019 – Al Masaood has been announced as the gold partner of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 for the 4th successive year as sponsor of the sporting spectacle. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 11th annual edition of the Championships return to the UAE capital from 20-26 April; taking place at the Mubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City. The partnership reaffirms Al…

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HBMSU joins ‘First Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research’ in Egypt

HBMSU joins ‘First Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research’ in Egypt

13 April 2019- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) joined the recently concluded ‘First Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research’ in Cairo, Egypt. It was the first university in the GCC region to attend the event held under the patronage of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who graced the international conference. The high-level participants tackled the current and future status of higher education and scientific research in relation to innovation, technology, and knowledge. During the forum, HBMSU Chancellor Dr. Mansoor Al Awar showcased the university’s pioneering features and…

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Dubai Maritime City Authority continues with enhanced maritime inspections amidst rising maritime traffic in local waters

Dubai Maritime City Authority continues with enhanced maritime inspections amidst rising maritime traffic in local waters

Operational efficiency, safe navigation, and maritime safety are priorities in Dubai maritime sector   09 April 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) revealed a significant improvement across maritime traffic inspections conducted in Dubai waters in 2018, resulting in an increased of marine, coastal, commercial, tourism, sports and leisure related activities. The positive performance also demonstrates the authority’s continuing commitment to enhance and improve maritime regulatory and operational procedures for berths, including the practice of maritime safety, safe navigation and operational efficiency along local coastlines. Maritime inspections…

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Serco appoints new Middle East CEO

“سيركو” تعيّن رئيس تنفيذي جديد في الشرق الأوسط

10 April 2019 – Serco, a global leading provider of essential public services, has appointed Phil Malem as CEO of Serco Middle East, which employs some 4,500 people in the region and delivers a wide range of services to the healthcare, rail, aviation and education sectors.   Prior to joining Serco Middle East, Phil was the Managing Director of Engineering and Design in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) at Atkins and led the Transport and Infrastructure business in the region. A specialist in the energy sector, Phil’s other career…

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Emerson Acquires KNet Software

“إيمرسون” تعلن الاستحواذ على برنامج “كي نت”

Analytics application software powered by machine learning to accelerate digital transformation April 08, 2019 – Emerson announced today it has acquired KnowledgeNet™ (KNet) software from Tunisia-based Integration Objects. KNet’s unique analytics application software accelerates digital transformation initiatives for process and hybrid industries. KNet is used to extract, clean, transform and analyze operational and manufacturing data. Using libraries of advanced statistical and machine-learning algorithms, the software consumes large quantities of diverse information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) data into actionable knowledge that drives real-time decisions to improve process and asset…

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ADEK partners with ADSSSA to launch new service aimed at enlisting children for public school upon birth registration

ADEK partners with ADSSSA to launch new service aimed at enlisting children for public school upon birth registration

New service under TAMM system provides proactive solution for registering children in Abu Dhabi’s public schools Abu Dhabi, April 09, 2019- As part of the continuing efforts to provide easier access to key government services, the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) has partnered with the Abu Dhabi Smart Solutions and Services Authority (ADSSSA) to launch a new ‘Pre-Registration for School’ service through the TAMM system. Parents will now be able to access the ‘Pre-Registration for Schools’ service upon completion of their child’s birth registration process with the…

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DHL Express set to expand operations to EZDubai

“دي إتش إل اكسبريس” توسّع نطاق عمليّاتها إلى “إي. زي. دبي”

Company’s new facility located in e-commerce hub EZDubai April 9, 2019 International courier, parcel and express mail company DHL Express has revealed that it will soon be expanding their UAE operations to its latest facility located in the state-of-the-art EZDubai, the new addition to  Dubai South’s Logistics District. The expansion will allow DHL Express to serve its existing and new customers who will be based in the newly formed free zone as well as those located outside EZDubai and Dubai South. This latest development is aligned with DHL Express’ efforts…

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Etihad ESCO & TAQATI to host the 5th Annual RetrofitTech MENA Summit

Etihad ESCO & TAQATI to host the 5th Annual RetrofitTech MENA Summit

5th edition of the Summit will take a closer look at latest retrofit technologies & strategies adopted by the MENA region UAE, 8 April 2019 – Keeping pace with the growth of the regional retrofit market, and in line with Dubai’s ongoing efforts in the energy efficient front, Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) and TAQATI- the dedicated program management office for the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy – will host and strategically endorse the 5th Annual RetrofitTech MENA Summit in Dubai. Scheduled to take place on April 9…

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The AUB -RIPE NCC Partnership An Enriched E-Learning Experience

The AUB -RIPE NCC Partnership An Enriched E-Learning Experience

08 April 2019 – The American University of Beirut (AUB) and The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) pledged to continue their e-learning partnership to give undergraduate students the latest skills and knowledge in Internet networking technology. This academic collaboration between the AUB and the RIPE NCC is the first of its kind. Over the past year, the two organisations ran a pilot project which incorporated e-learning material developed by the RIPE NCC in the Computer Networks undergraduate course at the AUB under the guidance of Professor Haidar Safa. This…

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NetApp Accelerates Access to Critical Business Data with Ultrafast Performance

NetApp Accelerates Access to Critical Business Data with Ultrafast Performance

  NetApp MAX Data combined with Intel Optane DC persistent memory turbocharges enterprise applications by using persistent memory in servers April 8, 2019 — NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP), the data authority for hybrid cloud, recently announced NetApp® Memory Accelerated Data (MAX Data) 1.3 supporting the Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory. The combination of MAX Data and Intel Optane DC persistent memory enables organizations to stay competitive by doing more with their data so they can do more for their customers. Companies are challenged with using unprecedented volumes of data to achieve real…

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EAGLE HILLS MUSCAT OPENS SALES CENTRE IN OMAN; LAUNCHES SALES OF THE RESIDENCES AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, MUSCAT

“إيجل هيلز مسقط” تفتتح مركز مبيعاتها في عُمان وتطلق مبيعات “رزيدنسز في ماندارين أورينتال، مسقط”

The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Muscat Sales Centre is open from Saturday to Thursday 10 am to 7:30 pm Muscat, Oman – 3 April 2019: Amid increasing interest in branded residences in Oman, Eagle Hills Muscat, a partnership between Eagle Hills Abu Dhabi and Izz International, has opened a new sales centre in the Sultanate. The sales centre, open daily from Saturday to Thursday 10 am to 7:30 pm, will serve prospective customers and investors looking to purchase fully-serviced and branded apartments in The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Muscat. Oman’s…

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