A recent Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) survey on 'Access and use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)' revealed that 26 per cent of organisations have made online sales.
Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T), India?s leading technology, engineering and construction conglomerate, has inaugurated a new Systems Integration Facility on a floor space area of 11,249 sqm at the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) in Dubai.
The large influx of investments made by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in newer and more sophisticated technologies has contributed significantly to the expansion of the UAE ICT sector (Information and Communications Technology), according to Allied Telesis, a global provider of secure IP / Ethernet switching solutions and an industry leader in the deployment of converged multi-play networks.
Swiss structured cabling specialist, Reichle & De-Massari (R&M), has announced its most recent financial performance figures for 2010, where the Middle East and Africa emerged as its most successful regions. Despite the uncertain economic climate, R&M recorded an impressive 16 per cent growth rate for the first half of the year and was able to extend its regional market leadership in the passive cabling domain.
Siemens announced plans to launch a development centre in Doha, Qatar, marking a major move for the company in its drive to develop local access to specialist technology and engineering disciplines. The centre will be hosted at Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP), a home for technology-based international companies and part of the Qatar Foundation.
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