ABB has purchased a controlling interest in US-based Validus DC Systems, a leading provider of direct current (DC) power infrastructure equipment for energy-intensive data centers.
In response to unpredictable fuel prices, continuing economic uncertainties and global environmental concerns, governments and travelers around the world have renewed their interest in railways as a primary mode transport. To make railways more competitive in the long-distance passenger travel market, major infrastructure upgrades and ?greenfield? investments are underway in the Middle East (ME), Australia, China and India.
Etisalat, a major operator in the Middle East and North Africa region, reported that its data roaming traffic in 2010 jumped by 200 per cent as businesses and consumers access an increasing number of advanced services when travelling.
Through a partnership with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), BT announced it has made it easier and more cost effective for multinational companies in Saudi Arabia to connect to their international operations by launching a local Point of Presence (PoP) of its global Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions has appointed Yaman Abosaleh as Director, Sales and Operations in Saudi Arabia. Abosaleh takes on the responsibility for strategy development and implementation, and will drive Fujitsu's enterprise business in the Kingdom.
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