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Symbol restructures to boost market share

Wednesday, 2 July 2003 4:00 AM

Symbol has embarked on a massive restructuring project to boost its market share and allow it to capitalise on the growing popularity of mobile computing solutions. However, the three stage plan is still in its infancy.

Keeping planes in the sky

Wednesday, 2 July 2003 4:00 AM

GAMCO, has built a client base that extends from BA to DHL for aircraft from Airbus, Boeing and Lockheed. The company serves as MRO to the UAE air force and has expanded to other industries as well.

Keep it in the family

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

Localisation of the private sector work force in the Gulf is the new buzz idea, but is it reality or just for show?

Go classy with economy

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

Business economy hotels are soon to arrive in the Middle East, but how will they fit into the regional hotel pecking order?

Digital divide

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

The Middle East’s banking community is being split in two as larger banks leverage information technology while smaller finance houses wrestle with aging legacy systems. As the market matures though, all local financial institutions will need to invest in IT if they are to grow into regional players and challenge their international counterparts.

ICM systems deliver business bonuses

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

Incentive compensation management (ICM) systems, software for managing sales bonuses, are becoming increasingly popular worldwide, as they ease the management of often complex bonus plans while also boosting accuracy.

Crossing the sea of sand

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

With low-cost airlines soon to take off in the Gulf, could trains be the next big thing?

Let the creativity flow

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

With the war in Iraq abating, Iraqi artists begin to talk about their hopes, aspirations and life under Saddam Hussein.

Single instance

Tuesday, 1 July 2003 4:00 AM

Saudi Aramco provides approximately a quarter of the world's oil. To do so, it requires a massive amount of information technology to be strategically aligned with its overall business objectives. ACN talks to Aramco's CIO, Dr Mishari, the mastermind behind Aramco’s infrastructure, about the largest SAP implementation in the world, super sized storage and the biggest Linux cluster in the Middle East.

Buying time

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

Middle East shoppers have always had a reputation for wanting the latest kit. But where to go to get it, buy online or visit a big shopping mall? Windows Middle East looks at developments in the retail industry and how it gets us to part with our pennies.

Reconnecting the Region

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

Many telecoms operators in the Middle East and North Africa were caught napping by the Algerian earthquake in May. By cutting the main internet links to the US and Europe, the disaster exposed a lack of planning and alternative routes. Now, a new wave of investment in international bandwidth is expected by operators as they seek to prevent the same situation from happening again.

Programmed for success

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

Channel programmes are meant to lay out the basic guidelines for the relationship between vendor and partners in order to drive sales. But what makes a good channel programme?

Seeking aural pleasure?

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

Whether you’re a gamer, DVD buff, or musician, a decent sound card is an essential part of your PC. Windows Middle East guides you through the options.

The Big Leap

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

The liberalisation of Oman’s telecoms market has been held up by the off-colour investment climate. Now, the government is set to launch a scaled-down plan for the privatisation of monopoly operator Omantel.

Throw your shields up

Monday, 30 June 2003 4:00 AM

With the small business security market firmly under the spotlight, SOHO users in the Middle East need to consider what they can do to protect their own networking environments. Andrew Picken considers what dangers lurk on the internet and what preventative measures can be taken.


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