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A marathon, not a sprint

Wednesday, 28 August 2002 4:00 AM

July’s Convergence 2002 showed that Jordan has made some progress in developing its IT sector, but there’s still plenty left to do

Piecing IT together

Tuesday, 27 August 2002 4:00 AM

Companies with disparate IT systems are increasingly seeing the benefits of integration, but is this best achieved with apps from one vendor or through middleware?

Shooting the messenger

Sunday, 25 August 2002 4:00 AM

Jordanian authorities shut the Amman offices of news channel Al Jazeera after one of its shows attacked the country's government and monarchy. ITP.net investigates how Jordan became the third Arab state in the last three months to take action against the news channel.

Potent words, softly spoken, rock Saudi-US relations

Saturday, 24 August 2002 4:00 AM

The RAND analyst, Laurent Murawiec who advocated the targeting of Saudi oil fields and freezing of Saudi assets, speaks to Arabian Business

Hack Attack

Thursday, 15 August 2002 4:00 AM

With every new technology there comes a fresh set of problems: with radio came the pirates, with the PC came the viruses and now, with the Web making such a worldwide impact on communications, hacking is coming to the fore. Hackers range from bored students to well-paid industrial saboteurs. But are you at risk, and what can you do to protect yourself?

In the Zone

Thursday, 8 August 2002 4:00 AM

Free zones have become part of the commercial landscape over recent years. What can channel players gain from them and do they match their claims?

Fighting Fakes

Monday, 5 August 2002 4:00 AM

Counterfeit hardware is a growing problem in the Middle East from fake mice to memory chips. CRN brought together vendors, distributors and market experts to ask: What can be done to fight the fakes?

IT on a budget

Monday, 5 August 2002 4:00 AM

Helping a cost-conscious small business customer set up their IT infrastructure needn’t mean cutting your margin too far. CRN takes a closer look at technologies and solutions that will satisfy your customer’s needs, while still providing some profit.

Grand Theft Audio

Monday, 5 August 2002 4:00 AM

Five record companies — Sony, EMI, Bertelsmann, Warner and Vivendi Universal — dominate 80% of the global music market. Nothing could stop them, until MP3 came along. ITP.net looks at how digital audio is threatening the Middle East music industry.

Superior Service

Monday, 5 August 2002 4:00 AM

Local businesses are beginning to invest in customer relationship management (CRM) solutions as they seek to improve service levels, target customers and boost bottom lines.

Internal Insecurities

Tuesday, 30 July 2002 4:00 AM

Enterprises have installed perimeter tools to defend against an outside attack, but sloppy user practices and procedures are threatening to expose systems and critical business information from within.

Putting the 'e' in education

Tuesday, 30 July 2002 4:00 AM

Kuwait University is leveraging its comprehensive voice, video & data network to provide its 25,000-plus user community with a host of mutlimedia & e-learning facilities and establish itself as the region’s 'e-university.'

King Faisal Schools deploys ATM backbone

Tuesday, 30 July 2002 4:00 AM

King Faisal Schools has completed the initial phase of its network infrastructure project in just seven months by implementing a fibre optic network and an ATM backbone to link its 14 buildings with each other and the outside world.

Insyst bolsters ERP offering with Crossroads

Tuesday, 30 July 2002 4:00 AM

ICICI Infotech Services’ local subsidiary, Insyst Technologies, has expanded its Orion offering with the acquisition of Xmederies’ Crossroads application.

Facing up to globalisation

Tuesday, 30 July 2002 4:00 AM

Academics and economists have hailed a UN report that provides a brave and honest assessment of the economic, political and social conditions of the Arab world. But will its findings nudge governments to do more?


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