DIFC Employee Workplace Savings Plan reaches USD127 million
One year after its launch, the DIFC Employee Workplace Savings (DEWS) Plan has been hailed a success with over USD127 million in assets under management as of 1st February 2021, encouraging and facilitating a new approach to savings via the workplace.
Tawazun signs MoU with Yahsat to develop ‘Made in the UAE’ SATCOM solutions
Tawazun Economic Council and the UAE’s flagship satellite services operator, Yahsat, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new company to develop critical in-country capabilities in relation to the development and manufacture of advanced satcom solutions within the UAE, with a focus on building intellectual property locally for increased national security and advanced technology development.
The world is moving faster towards Platform Technology
By TP Sharafudheen Technology platforms can be defined as a strategic approach that focused on how to systematically leverage technologies across different applications. With the rise of information technology, infinite growth, and the ever-increasing complexity of the technology landscape, platforms have become the design paradigm of everybody’s choice for today’s complex engineered systems. Platform technology is now the answer to major three questions of what barriers exist for effective technology reuse, how to organize technological knowledge, and how to assess the feasibility of a planned case of technology reuse. A bit earlier the power of the platform model in the personal computer some twenty to thirty years ago as operating system providers built their technology as a platform for software developers to create applications on top. But during the past decade with the widespread advent of the internet, the platform model has truly come of age as virtually every internet company needs it regardless of its size. The magnitude from the biggest search engine giants to the smallest little social media widgets has started to define their solution as a platform as they build their technological edge as more inclusive.
Latest ThinkPad™ Portfolio ready to do Business Anywhere
Lenovo has announced the latest additions to its ThinkPad portfolio including completely redesigned X13 and X13 Yoga with 16:10 aspect ratio displays and updated T and L series. Lenovo is also introducing refreshed ThinkPad mobile workstations featuring flexible processor options, discrete graphics and improved displays. The ThinkPad P14s and P15s strike a balance between power and portability.
Cisco AppDynamics launches ‘Agents of Transformation 2021’ report
AppDynamics, a part of Cisco, released Agents of Transformation 2021:The Rise of Full-Stack Observability, the latest edition of its global research study, exploring the impact of the rapid acceleration of digital transformation created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the repercussions for global technologists. The findings reveal a dramatic increase in IT complexity caused by the need for urgent innovation — and the resulting technology sprawl. The research also validates a pressing need for full-stack observability with added business context to help technologists manage the IT estate, cut through the data ‘noise’ and observe what matters most to their business.
Huawei: 5G will create new value across all industries
At the Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2021, Huawei’s Executive Director and Carrier Business Group President Ryan Ding gave a keynote speech at the company’s “5G Brings New Value” forum, where he announced the official launch of Huawei’s 5GtoB solution. This new solution is aimed at creating new value for every player across the industry value chain.
Sony launches FX3 full-frame camera with ultimate cinematic look
Sony announced the FX3 (model ILME-FX3) camera that combines the best of Sony’s digital cinema technology with advanced imaging features from Alpha™ mirrorless cameras to create the ultimate cinematic look.
Riverbed promotes Brecht Seurinck to VP Channel Sales in EMEA
Riverbed announced the promotion of Brecht Seurinck to Vice President Channel Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In his new and expanded role, Seurinck will oversee Riverbed’s channel strategy across the region to maximize customer value and strengthen relationships with strategic partners. He will lead an outstanding channel sales team to drive growth and revenue through Riverbed’s channel ecosystem in 2021. Seurinck will report to Elie Dib, SVP, EMEA.