IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comData centre demand in Qatar set to surge 20%: IDCKey areas include business continuity, disaster recovery<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, 02 Sep 2014 13:18:16 +0400http://www.itp.net/599652-data-centre-demand-in-qatar-set-to-surge-20-idcIDC lowers global 2014 tablet shipment forecastProjected growth rate almost halves after second consecutive quarter of plummeting demand<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, 01 Sep 2014 10:03:44 +0400http://www.itp.net/599621-idc-lowers-global-2014-tablet-shipment-forecastBI spending expected to boom in Saudi ArabiaIDC predicts Saudi business intelligence software market to reach $89m by 2018<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, 31 Aug 2014 17:18:38 +0400http://www.itp.net/599616-bi-spending-expected-to-boom-in-saudi-arabiaSmartphone growth still strong, driven by emerging marketsIDC projects 1.25bn in shipments for 2014; forecasts 1.8bn for 2018<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, 31 Aug 2014 12:10:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/599608-smartphone-growth-still-strong-driven-by-emerging-marketsApple ‘iWatch’ may not ship until 2015: reportCupertino’s wearable faces production problems, may be absent from September launch<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, 31 Aug 2014 11:42:56 +0400http://www.itp.net/599607-apple-iwatch-may-not-ship-until-2015-reportIntel poaches Qualcomm exec as part of mobile pushSoC guru hired as chipmaker moves forward with next-gen 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, 31 Aug 2014 10:26:55 +0400http://www.itp.net/599602-intel-poaches-qualcomm-exec-as-part-of-mobile-pushMicrosoft resists court order to hand over foreign-held emailsRedmond to appeal ruling on emails stored in Ireland-based data centre<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, 31 Aug 2014 10:11:14 +0400http://www.itp.net/599601-microsoft-resists-court-order-to-hand-over-foreign-held-emailsFacebook to double staff in DubaiCompany is doubling resources to boost people and profits<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, 28 Aug 2014 10:01:52 +0400http://www.itp.net/599584-facebook-to-double-staff-in-dubaiGlobal server market sees 2.5% YoY bump in second quarterContinued refresh cycle of post credit crunch infrastructure drives growth: IDC <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, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0400http://www.itp.net/599576-global-server-market-sees-25-yoy-bump-in-second-quarterInfor appoints channel exec for healthcare sectorGiuseppe Catania to be responsible for healthcare segment 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>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:33:11 +0400http://www.itp.net/599580-infor-appoints-channel-exec-for-healthcare-sectorWorldwide tablet games revenue to triple by 2019Device specs and mobile data penetration to drive massive growth spurt, says Juniper Research<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, 27 Aug 2014 13:08:26 +0400http://www.itp.net/599573-worldwide-tablet-games-revenue-to-triple-by-2019Apple plans 12.9-inch iPad for 2015Cupertino preps manufacturing partners for Q1 production kick-off<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, 27 Aug 2014 09:56:52 +0400http://www.itp.net/599566-apple-plans-129-inch-ipad-for-2015HP recalls millions of power cables amid fears of overheating Compaq cords have caused burns and property damage, firm tells US safety watchdog<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, 27 Aug 2014 09:21:10 +0400http://www.itp.net/599562-hp-recalls-millions-of-power-cables-amid-fears-of-overheatingChina watchdog chides Microsoft over lack of transparency on salesUS software giant pledges co-operation as wave of probes into foreign firms gathers steam<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, 26 Aug 2014 09:41:37 +0400http://www.itp.net/599550-china-watchdog-chides-microsoft-over-lack-of-transparency-on-salesIDC and ITIDA team up to target AfricaJoint initiative to help Egyptian IT companies to tap African markets<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, 25 Aug 2014 17:25:16 +0400http://www.itp.net/599544-idc-and-itida-team-up-to-target-africaGlobal security spend to jump 8% this year Increasingly threat-aware companies willing to spend more on security, Gartner 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, 24 Aug 2014 11:51:28 +0400http://www.itp.net/599520-global-security-spend-to-jump-8-this-yearApple’s iPhone 6 may face day-one supply problemsScreen redesign puts pressure on manufacturing 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>Sun, 24 Aug 2014 10:07:40 +0400http://www.itp.net/599516-apples-iphone-6-may-face-day-one-supply-problemsConsumer 3D printing 'five years away' Despite advancements, widespread adoption still a way off, says Gartner <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, 21 Aug 2014 15:32:28 +0400http://www.itp.net/599508-consumer-3d-printing-five-years-awayRegional IT skills gap set to widen rapidlyTechnology worker shortfall slowing third-platform adoption, warns Condo Protego<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, 21 Aug 2014 13:43:06 +0400http://www.itp.net/599504-regional-it-skills-gap-set-to-widen-rapidlyHP confounds analysts with quarterly sales upturnPC surge mainly responsible; CEO Whitman points to IBM-Lenovo uncertainty<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, 21 Aug 2014 09:09:02 +0400http://www.itp.net/599500-hp-confounds-analysts-with-quarterly-sales-upturnBallmer steps down as Microsoft board memberFormer CEO cites new commitments as reason for leaving<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, 20 Aug 2014 11:42:20 +0400http://www.itp.net/599485-ballmer-steps-down-as-microsoft-board-memberdu appoints new senior director to strengthen emiratisation employmentMohamed Alsaabri is the new senior director of national recruitment and development at du<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, 18 Aug 2014 17:16:49 +0400http://www.itp.net/599459-du-appoints-new-senior-director-to-strengthen-emiratisation-employmentGovernment of Jordan signs Microsoft licensing dealLicensing agreement will allow government entities to take Microsoft applications as needed<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, 18 Aug 2014 12:07:50 +0400http://www.itp.net/599454-government-of-jordan-signs-microsoft-licensing-dealSpending on telecom, IT in KSA to grow 6% in 2014Continued growth in telecom and IT sector is represented in the growing number of IT services<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, 18 Aug 2014 10:04:29 +0400http://www.itp.net/599447-spending-on-telecom-it-in-ksa-to-grow-6-in-2014Intel and 50 Cent to launch heart-beat monitoring earphonesEarphones can measure users heart rate during exercise <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, 17 Aug 2014 10:22:09 +0400http://www.itp.net/599432-intel-and-50-cent-to-launch-heart-beat-monitoring-earphones