A survey to investigate Internet usage in the Middle East by Bayt.com and YouGov, a research and consulting organisation, has revealed that the predominant reason for going online is to participate in social activities. Survey results showed that 70% of UAE respondents spend three hours or more online every... Read more
Sage Software, global supplier of ERP, CRM and HRM solutions to medium and large organisations, has announced the launch of ‘Sage Peachtree Partner Program’ in the UAE. The new initiative has been designed to provide the essential technology and sales support to help Sage partners get, up and running... Read more
Great Place To Work Institute UAE (GPTW UAE), part of a global research and consultancy firm that recognises the best workplaces in over 45 countries worldwide, is again searching for the ‘Top Companies to Work For in the UAE‘. The annual ranking, now in its second year, lists the country’s... Read more
Abraaj Capital, a private equity and alternative asset management group in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), have announced its acquisition of the North African private equity platform of Amundi, the French asset manager jointly owned by Société Générale and Crédit Agricole. Under the terms of... Read more
HP has expanded its coverage storage portfolio with HP Peer Motion,a new federated storage software which enables clients to transparently move application workloads between disk systems in virtualised and cloud computing environments. HP also introduced new HP P10000 3PAR storage systems with powerful features for the delivery of enterprise IT within... Read more
HE Mohammed Ahli Director General, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) will deliver the keynote address at the Emerging Markets FOD and Bird Strike Prevention, Runway Safety Conference – the first dedicated conference of its kind to be held in Dubai. Taking place at Aviation Club Dubai on October 26th... Read more
Imdaad, a provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the UAE, has pointed out the important role of facilities management companies in promoting corporate social responsibility in the society. They have further stated that with facilities managers responsible for overseeing the whole lifecycle of buildings from conception and design... Read more
Abu Dhabi WoodShow to throw the spotlight on booming wood industry in UAE capital Strategic Marketing and Exhibition has announced the launch of the first ever ‘Abu Dhabi International Wood and Wood Machinery Show,’ which will be held from October 18th to October 20th, 2011 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions... Read more
According to a survey by Gartner Inc. the worldwide Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) market is forecast to grow 6.3 % in 2011 and 5 % in 2012. The outlook for BPO is mixed in developed economies and this resulted in a tempering of growth expectations. “While growth remains strong in developing economies,... Read more
Horizon Singapore Terminals, a subsidiary of Horizon Terminals Limited, a terminal operator owned by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), has been ranked in the prestigious Fastest Growing 50 (FG50), which features Singapore’s top 50 companies based on the outstanding corporate growth achieved in the past three years. The FG50... Read more