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Dubai resellers embrace USR's WiFi solution

Tuesday, 31 October 2006 4:00 AM

Networking solutions vendor US Robotics has announced that two of its premier partners in the UAE have implemented its MAXg product family to provide WiFi access for customers in their Dubai showrooms. Local resellers King of Computers and Q-Line both hope that the technology brings new clients into their stores.

Camera phones future of low-end photography

Tuesday, 31 October 2006 4:00 AM

Mobile phones will soon replace low-end digital cameras to become the de-facto imaging solution in the consumer value space, according to a top Kodak executive.

Toshiba promotes Varghese

Tuesday, 31 October 2006 4:00 AM

Toshiba has promoted regional sales and marketing manager, Santosh Varghese, to a newly created role of assistant general manager for the Middle East and Africa. Varghese will support regional boss Ahmed Khalil and focus on business and product planning activities for the MEA region.

Online earns its stripes with Zebra deal

Tuesday, 31 October 2006 4:00 AM

Value-added distributor Online Distribution has announced a partnership with printer vendor Zebra Card Printer Solutions to support growing demand for card printers in the Middle East. The Dubai-based distributor already handles Zebra’s barcode printers, but has now added card printers and accessories to its portfolio.

Agriculture Dept finalises 10-year contract with Injazat

Tuesday, 31 October 2006 4:00 AM

The Department of Municipalities and Agriculture has signed a 10-year contract with Injazat, the Abu Dhabi-based IT and business process outsourcing company.

Skycom moves corporate headquarters

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Skycom Express has moved into new corporate headquarters, in preparation for its ambitious 2007 growth strategy.

NEC sells consumer PC arm

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Japanese NEC Corporation (NEC) this week announced it had completed the sale of Netherlands-based Packard Bell B.V. (PB) to companies controlled by Mr. John Hui, the former owner of e-Machines.

Qatar Logistics signs international alliance

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Qatar Logistics has signed a global agreement for freight forwarding activities with the US-based company IJS Global.

Empost appointed courier for Iranian Hospital

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Empost has entered into a strategic agreement with the Iranian Hospital in Dubai.

Middle East overloaded with logistics events

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

The Middle East will host a record number of logistics events in November, raising concerns about a regional overload.

Sanyo prepares ‘Think GAIA’ vision for Gitex 2006

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Sanyo Gulf, the regional division of global digital technology and electronics giant Sanyo, is gearing up to present its ‘Think GAIA’ vision at this year’s Gitex. Sanyo will showcase its range of evolutionary next-generation consumer and commercial kit during the show.

Networking services giant ponders Middle East entrance

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

One of the world’s largest networking services resellers has confirmed that it is investigating the possibility of launching a Middle East operation. South Africa-based Dimension Data - a major global ally of Cisco - currently has a team assessing the feasibility of moving into the region and expects to be in a position to make a firm decision within the next two months.

Schneider powers up for US$6.1 billion APC buy

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Schneider Electric has announced that it is to buy power availability solutions giant American Power Conversion (APC) for US$6.1 billion cash. Schneider Electric already has a strong presence in the intelligent power protection solutions space through its subsidiary MGE UPS Systems.

Belkin shocks adapter users with product recall

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Connectivity solution provider Belkin has identified a potential issue with its Universal AC Travel Adapters, which could lead to consumers who incorrectly use these devices experiencing an electricity shock.

Qatar brokerage firm implements IP phone system

Monday, 30 October 2006 4:00 AM

Qatar brokerage firm Dlala Holdings has implemented IP-based contact centre solutions from Avaya to improve efficiency in handling calls and boost profitability.


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