The calm seas of the enterprise software market have turned into shark infested waters, as the big fish attempt to snap up the little. Just who will come out on top remains to be seen, but until then confusion reigns supreme.
Economic and political turbulence has given Turkey's telecoms sector a rough ride over the last few years. Last year, however, saw partial recovery. CommsMEA looks at whether this progress, as well as fixed deregulation and consolidation in the mobile market, will provide some much-needed stability.
The inexorable rise of GSM mobile services and local carriers’ gravitation towards fibre networks for capacity has led many to view satellite operators’ future in the telecoms market as being confined to the periphery.
While many of its deep-pocketed peers are gearing up for growth, the days of regional expansion for Egypt-based Orascom are over. The operator has been forced to shift from an aggressive policy to one of consolidation in its core markets. CommsMEA looks at the progress Orascom has made, and the challenges it faces in protecting its new territories.
Building a Local Area Network (LAN) is not the daunting prospect it once was. If you’ve got a twisted pair over NIC cards or don’t know a switch from a LAN card, then fear not. From the basic internet connection sharing network to an ‘all-in-one’ gateway package, a good LAN set-up is within the reach of all Windows readers.
From just a trickle a few years ago spam e-mail is fast becoming a flood - and its one that could wash away a lot of the internet's usefulness. Windows Middle East looks at the sources of spam and what you can do about it
As users wake up to the fact that megahertz aren’t everything, microprocessor companies are diversifying their ranges to suit new form factos and usage models. Channel Middle East takes a closer look at the all-new CPUs.
Saudi Arabia spends more on information technology than any other country in the Middle East. As such, it boasts some of the most impressive user sites in the region. However, the market is far from developed, which means it provides a host of growth opportunities for those willing to invest in it.