IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/ITP.net.comGlobal IT spending up 6.2% in 2018, says GartnerStrongest growth in ten years is due to currency, not a change in market fortunes, analyst company warns<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:05:45 +0000http://www.itp.net/616994-global-it-spending-up-62-in-2018,-says-gartnerDIFC expands FinTech Hive with new partnersNew edition of DIFC's fintech incubator will include new focus areas and partners<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:18:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616992-difc-expands-fintech-hive-with-new-partnersSaudi MCIT signs MoU for ICT with HuaweiAgreement will focus on training for Saudis and support for innovation and entrepreneurship<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 22 Apr 2018 11:20:53 +0000http://www.itp.net/616991-saudi-mcit-signs-mou-for-ict-with-huaweiLenovo DCG appoints new Middle East regional directorRichard Wilcox to lead Lenovo's Data Centre Group in Middle East<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:33:51 +0000http://www.itp.net/616990-lenovo-dcg-appoints-new-middle-east-regional-directorXerox partners with Print Releaf for reforestationProject will allow Xerox MPS customers to automatically have trees planted to offset paper usage<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:23:36 +0000http://www.itp.net/616989-xerox-partners-with-print-releaf-for-reforestationBiometric payment card pilot underway in Middle EastVisa card with fingerprint authentication being tested in the Middle East<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:15:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616971-biometric-payment-card-pilot-underway-in-middle-eastAvaya Happiness Index on Blockchain wins Edison Award Developed in the UAE, Blockchain-based initiative recognised for innovation at ceremony in New York <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:18:41 +0000http://www.itp.net/616970-avaya-happiness-index-on-blockchain-wins-edison-awarddroidcon brings Android developers together in DubaiThird annual droidcon was held at in5 in Dubai this weekend<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:16:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616967-droidcon-brings-android-developers-together-in-dubaiSiemens plans $500m investment in Middle East digitisationInvestment will include centres for IoT development and support for Expo 2020<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:18:52 +0000http://www.itp.net/616963-siemens-plans-$500m-investment-in-middle-east-digitisationABRY Partners acquires SiteLock Investment from prominent private equity firm to accelerate company’s growth and product innovation strategy<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:37:08 +0000http://www.itp.net/616959-abry-partners-acquires-sitelockTech-driven job losses a major challenge for Arab regionArab League Secretary-General warns of job displacement from Fourth Industrial Revolution<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:26:56 +0000http://www.itp.net/616943-tech-driven-job-losses-a-major-challenge-for-arab-regionThales to open cyber security hub in the UAECentre will help customers to protect their organisations from growing cyber threats<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 12 Apr 2018 03:06:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616941-thales-to-open-cyber-security-hub-in-the-uaeAI specialist SparkCognition opens UAE officeNew Dubai office for artificial intelligence company SparkCognition<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:50:47 +0000http://www.itp.net/616939-ai-specialist-sparkcognition-opens-uae-officeOrange Business Services opens Dubai ‘innovation hub’Based at Dubai Silicon Oasis, new facility will showcase and demo company’s portfolio <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 10 Apr 2018 11:15:47 +0000http://www.itp.net/616933-orange-business-services-opens-dubai-innovation-hubDell Technologies study reveals a divided vision of the future Optimism and anxiety coexist as businesses come to terms with an AI-fuelled digital future<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 09 Apr 2018 14:52:26 +0000http://www.itp.net/616926-dell-technologies-study-reveals-a-divided-vision-of-the-futureMENA fintech market to reach $2.5bn by 2022, says MRPResearch company predicts growth in value and number of deals in regional fintech<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:48:31 +0000http://www.itp.net/616917-mena-fintech-market-to-reach-$25bn-by-2022,-says-mrpThree appointments to leadership team for Juniper NetworksJuniper Networks signs three executives for META region roles<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 09 Apr 2018 02:53:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616914-three-appointments-to-leadership-team-for-juniper-networksUAE ranks 22nd in the world in 4G availabilityMobile users in the UAE browse the internet at an average speed of 27.47Mbps, the State of LTE report by OpenSignal says<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 08 Apr 2018 06:41:27 +0000http://www.itp.net/616907-uae-ranks-22nd-in-the-world-in-4g-availabilityAmazon makes hiring push in Saudi ArabiaAmazon posts job ads after Crown Prince meets Jeff Bezos<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 08 Apr 2018 05:56:30 +0000http://www.itp.net/616906-amazon-makes-hiring-push-in-saudi-arabiaIT services deals dropped in 2017, says GlobalDataValue and number of IT services deals down in 2017, according to market data company<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Fri, 06 Apr 2018 04:52:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616895-it-services-deals-dropped-in-2017,-says-globaldataOrganisations not set up for AI talent, survey showsOne-third of organisations in the region say they are not well set up to include AI talent<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 05 Apr 2018 08:17:24 +0000http://www.itp.net/616899-organisations-not-set-up-for-ai-talent,-survey-showsEMEA organisations taking almost six months to detect cyber attacksFinance the most targeted sector accounting for almost a quarter of all attacks <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 05 Apr 2018 07:36:42 +0000http://www.itp.net/616896-emea-organisations-taking-almost-six-months-to-detect-cyber-attacksNew CEO appointed for RiverbedPaul Mountford to take on CEO role from Jerry M Kennelly<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:20:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/616892-new-ceo-appointed-for-riverbedNew president and CEO for Canon EMEAYuichi Ishizuka to move from Canon USA to take on EMEA lead<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:51:47 +0000http://www.itp.net/616887-new-president-and-ceo-for-canon-emeaMEFTECH Payments show to be held in KSAConference will highlight potential for new payment solutions in Saudi<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 04 Apr 2018 05:40:22 +0000http://www.itp.net/616885-meftech-payments-show-to-be-held-in-ksa