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Join the Dotcoms

Wednesday, 26 February 2003 4:00 AM

Many have been disillusioned by the sinking of the dotcom ship but there are those still jumping on board. We take a look at who’s swimming and who’s sinking.

Cisco serves up wireless network for tennis stadium

Wednesday, 26 February 2003 4:00 AM

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) is easing the workload of journalists attending this year’s international tennis tournaments and offering players an opportunity to relax between matches by surfing the internet through a wireless network solution from Cisco.

Cisco acquires Okena

Wednesday, 26 February 2003 4:00 AM

Following on from its recent acquisition of Psionic Software, Cisco Systems has announced plans to purchase endpoint security vendor, Okena. The deal is part of Cisco’s plans to strengthen its network security portfolio.

Intel introduces Centrino

Wednesday, 26 February 2003 4:00 AM

As wireless local area networks (WLANs) continue to gain momentum, Intel is further enhancing the usability of 802.11b wireless networks with the introduction of its Centrino mobile technology.

Under pressure

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

The ACN Employment & Training Survey shows that employees are committed to working longer hours, even though companies are not giving them any extra pay or training.

Balancing act

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

With the networking market still plagued by financial troubles, vendors are targeting growth markets, such as the Middle East, to help them get the balance sheet back in order

Life through a lens

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Driven by falling costs and improving technology, video services are beginning to proliferate a variety of business and leisure environments.

Mastering Management

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

IT infrastructures continue to expand and, as such, enterprises are faced with deploying a multitude of management solutions to monitor devices. However, enterprise management suites can help to tackle these headaches.

Waiting for offers

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Michel Marto, Jordan’s Minister of Finance, is the man tasked with spearheading the country’s privatisation drive. He explains what’s for sale, when and how much he hopes to raise.

Happy families

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Poor human resources, social responsibilities and the project based nature of e-government initiatives means that most Middle East government’s outsource their IT requirements.

Decisions on demand

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Faisal Bin Qassim Al-Thani & Sons Holding Company (FBQHC) has implemented Oracle's E-Business Suite in an attempt to streamline its business processes and improve financial management.

EMC overhauls its architecture with DMX

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

EMC claims to be revolutionising the storage industry with the introduction of its DMX design, which shuns the traditional shared bus or switch architecture in favour of a matrix design.

UAE’s broadband usage grows by 189%

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Despite the extreme user apathy surrounding broadband internet in most of the Middle East, subscriptions to Emirates Internet & Multimedia’s (EIM’s) broadband offerings witnessed significant growth in 2002.

Coming together

Tuesday, 25 February 2003 4:00 AM

Although the use of e-mail is commonplace throughout the Middle East, collaboration software is only just begining to come into its own.

Shooting the breeze

Monday, 24 February 2003 4:00 AM

The filming of last month’s National Topper Championship at Jebel Ali Sailing Club, Dubai saw two world firsts. Not only was it the first live sporting event to be captured direct to disk but it also was the first end-to-end location production completed without the use of tape. What's more the event also saw the regional debut of the Polecam system. Digital Studio dons its trunks and reports from the coastline.


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