IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comACWA Power's Mir Dawar Ali talks about smart tech in Saudi Arabia's energy sectorMir Dawar Ali, head of IT at ACWA Power, discusses how smart technologies are impacting the energy sector in Saudi Arabia<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, 23 Feb 2017 09:21:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/611536-acwa-powers-mir-dawar-ali-talks-about-smart-tech-in-saudi-arabias-energy-sector?tab=videosMore machine than manACN discusses the topic of transhumanism and what it could mean for business.<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, 23 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/611557-more-machine-than-manRiverbed promotes Elie Dib to senior regional director Elie Dib's exisiting role was head of channels in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa region <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, 22 Feb 2017 06:46:03 +0000http://www.itp.net/611574-riverbed-promotes-elie-dib-to-senior-regional-directorThe politics of roboticsIf Trump really supports the working man, the best thing he can do is put the brakes on automated vehicles and automation<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, 21 Feb 2017 06:25:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/611561-the-politics-of-roboticsCISO Council: Financial services must prep for cyber threatsThe organisation aims to highlight the looming threats against financial institutions at upcoming MEFTECH 2017.<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, 19 Feb 2017 14:36:41 +0000http://www.itp.net/611540-ciso-council-financial-services-must-prep-for-cyber-threatsSymantec reveals latest updates to cloud security platform The latest updates include new universal policy capabilities, cloud-based web app firewall for AWS and extension of CASB 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>Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:58:45 +0000http://www.itp.net/611537-symantec-reveals-latest-updates-to-cloud-security-platformMENA governments to spend $11.6bn on IT in 2017; Gartner Telecom services will be the largest overall spending category through 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, 19 Feb 2017 08:07:11 +0000http://www.itp.net/611530-mena-governments-to-spend-$11-6bn-on-it-in-2017;-gartnerUAE telco du sees around 10% decline in net profits for FY 2016Mobile subscriber base increases 12% while ARPU decreases 12.5% YoY<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, 19 Feb 2017 07:57:02 +0000http://www.itp.net/611529-uae-telco-du-sees-around-10-decline-in-net-profits-for-fy-2016Citrix unveils results of BYOD studyThe study concluded that current security technologies are outdated and inadequate to handle present-day 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, 16 Feb 2017 09:45:28 +0000http://www.itp.net/611517-citrix-unveils-results-of-byod-studyGartner: Three million personal and commercial drones to be shipped over 2017According to Gartner, the global market for personal and commercial drones will increase by 34% over 2017.<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, 16 Feb 2017 07:53:32 +0000http://www.itp.net/611511-gartner-three-million-personal-and-commercial-drones-to-be-shipped-over-2017Snaplytics survey explores Snapchat trends among brandsThe study, which analysed 217,000 snaps from 500 brands utilising Snapchat accounts, identified various metrics essential for a successful Snapchat 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>Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:25:31 +0000http://www.itp.net/611504-snaplytics-survey-explores-snapchat-trends-among-brandsOculus Technologies appoints marketing manager Oculus Technologies is behind superyacht infotainment solutions - YachtEye, Odyss, TRiN and ORBIIX<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, 15 Feb 2017 08:23:58 +0000http://www.itp.net/611500-oculus-technologies-appoints-marketing-managerMitsumi gains HP Supplies distribution rights for Middle East The agreement further extends Mitsumi’s East African distribution rights to the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, and Yemen<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, 15 Feb 2017 07:45:53 +0000http://www.itp.net/611496-mitsumi-gains-hp-supplies-distribution-rights-for-middle-eastEmbelin inks agreement with Orange for IoT connectivityAs per the five-year agreement, Orange will deploy its IoT solution and aid Embelin in expanding into new global market.<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, 15 Feb 2017 07:07:18 +0000http://www.itp.net/611494-embelin-inks-agreement-with-orange-for-iot-connectivityBT and Symantec announce partnershipThe agreement will see BT’s end users benefitting from enhancements centred on the cloud and network administration.<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, 14 Feb 2017 10:47:13 +0000http://www.itp.net/611475-bt-and-symantec-announce-partnershipFerrostaal Group launches cybersecurity business in Middle EastHeadquartered in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the new division will be operate under the name Ferrostaal Technology Solutions.<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, 14 Feb 2017 09:48:50 +0000http://www.itp.net/611471-ferrostaal-group-launches-cybersecurity-business-in-middle-eastIO UK’ data centre business picked by EquinixThe addition of IO’s facility will help meet growing demand for digital infrastructure connectivity in UK and Europe.<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, 14 Feb 2017 09:07:28 +0000http://www.itp.net/611469-io-uk-data-centre-business-picked-by-equinixFortinet opens the gates on its Network Security Expert coursesFuture IT talent can now take advantage of the education program, which provides both training and certification for discipline of cyber security.<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, 14 Feb 2017 06:43:11 +0000http://www.itp.net/611464-fortinet-opens-the-gates-on-its-network-security-expert-coursesRTA plans flying cars by JulyDubai's Roads &Transport authority plans Autonomous Aerial Vehicle launch by July this year<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, 13 Feb 2017 13:40:46 +0000http://www.itp.net/611457-rta-plans-flying-cars-by-julyVirgin Mobile UAE decodedVM UAE might either change the UAE telecom landscape or make an exit like VM Qatar<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, 13 Feb 2017 12:20:03 +0000http://www.itp.net/611456-virgin-mobile-uae-decodedAfter Hours: Sunil PaulSunil Paul, Co-Founder and chief operating officer, Finesse<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, 13 Feb 2017 11:05:05 +0000http://www.itp.net/611455-after-hours-sunil-paulPutting the tech in healthcareACN examines the latest developments within the global Healthcare information technology market<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, 13 Feb 2017 10:56:36 +0000http://www.itp.net/611454-putting-the-tech-in-healthcareEvolving networksACN reaches out to Orange Business Services and Riverbed Technology for insights on software defined networking and its benefits to enteprises 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, 13 Feb 2017 10:47:31 +0000http://www.itp.net/611452-evolving-networksA robot with a heart of goldExploring the different applications of robotics across society.<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, 13 Feb 2017 10:43:56 +0000http://www.itp.net/611451-a-robot-with-a-heart-of-goldConsidering the bottom lineCyril Voisin explains why cybersecurity should be focused not on securing the perimeter, but protecting your bottom line<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?" 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