Wednesday 2 September 2015

Many firms 'not prepared to deal with threats'

Many organisations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) region are not as agile as they should be and are poorly prepared to deal with competitive threats, according to a study by Oracle. The results of the “Oracle Cloud Agility” study revealed that many busin


Batelco offers first cloud services platform

Bahrain's leading telecommunicaions operator Batelco is now offering services on cloud-based solutions, to empower businesses to digitise their processes and improve operational efficiencies.   It is the first in the kingdom to provide such services, where c


Kaspersky threatened to ‘rub out’ rival, email shows

In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival antivirus software maker AVG Technologies NV by "rubbing them out in the outhouse," one of several previously undisclosed emails shows.


Windows 10 downloads touch 75m

Leading software company Microsoft has announced that its ‘Windows 10’ operating system’s download count has reached 75 million since its launch on 29 July, with numbers continuing to grow every day. Windows 10 was downloaded on 14 million machines within 24 hou


Du offers 'fastest' broadband in UAE for home services

Leading telecommunications provider du is now offering the fastest broadband download speeds of up to 1Gbps in the country, for du Talk, Surf and Watch subscriber.   Fahad Al Hassawi, chief commercial officer, said: “Our customer is at the very core of all


Batelco signs telecom partnership deal with BCCI

Batelco, Bahrain’s leading communications solutions provider, has signed a telecom partnership deal with the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI).    The agreement is set to benefit both organisations with major developments, said a stateme


Aligned Data Centers offera consumption-based pricing

Aligned Data Centers, a division of US-based Aligned Energy,  has introduced a pricing structure which is consumption-based in order to provide clients greater control over data centre cost and faster time-to-market. Most data centres charge a rate based on fixed power requi


'Technological tsunami' to change customer experience

Kinetic BPO, a leading specialised customer experience consulting company, has released its latest findings on how the next wave of technology will impact the competitive landscape in a number of industries. The report labels the next wave as a “technological tsunami”


Libya's landline breaks down as cables damaged

Libya's landline phone system broke down in much of the country after unknown people damaged submarine cables in an area held by Islamic State, officials said on Wednesday, in another sign of state collapse. Libya is in chaos with two governments allied to armed groups fighti

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