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Dimension Data launches endpoint management services
June 22, 2017

Dimension Data launched a set of endpoint lifecycle management services, and dedicated Apple practice to help companies deliver an anywhere, anytime mobile experience for apps, voice, and collaboration on iOS devices.

Leveraging Dimension Data’s global footprint, the new service aims to simplify the secure deployment and management of iOS devices around the world so users can access corporate apps and data across Mac, iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch. The offerings address configuration, control, support, and security, and will include support from installation throughout the life of the product, allowing companies to meet corporate compliance requirements.

Dimension Data will also establish a dedicated Apple practice focused on delivering strategic consulting, implementation, full management, and support for a wide range of enterprise solutions such as Cisco video and collaboration solutions on iOS. Apple and Cisco have already been working together to optimise iOS devices and apps on Cisco networks.

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June 21, 2017
The Algerian oil and gas company, Sonatrach, has offered a very juicy deal to Dodsal Group based in Dubai, thenational.ae. website reported. Dodsal Group is being now responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a separation and compression plant for a total of $ 1.1 billion, not far from the field of Hassi Messaoud province. Under the terms of the contract, Dodsal Group will be required to carry out work that includes the detailed engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of the plant before 2020. dzbreaking ...
June 19, 2017

The Algerian Government’s Action Plan has placed the development of productive agricultural activities in a way that not only to strengthen the country’s food security, but also to diversify the national economy and reduce the imbalance in trade of the main agricultural products, APS reported on Sunday.

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June 22, 2017
The United States Department of State has renewed its caution to prospective travelers heading to Algeria. The government’s website explains that Wednesday’s warning replaces that originally posted on December 13, 2016 (h/t Breaking911.com). The travel warning states at the top: “The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens against travel to remote areas of Algeria due to the threat of terrorist attacks and kidnapping.” MORE Impacting Travel The travel warning does not offer any specific threats as the impetus to the update. It does note terrorist events that took place in September 2014 and in January 2013 as cautionary tales for those considering visits to the area. The warning is careful to add that the amount of violence taking place in the turbulent country has diminished more......

June 22, 2017

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has granted Virunga Power Kenya Limited funds to conduct a feasibility study for the development of three run-of-river hydroelectric plants in Kenya.

Brian Kelly, Virunga Power Kenya Limited’s Founder and Managing Director said, “These funds will help Kenya reach its rural electrification targets, in addition to promoting the business"...

June 22, 2017

The proposed plan by Crown Paints Kenya to buy back its shares from shareholders could cost the company as much as Sh600 million ($5.79 million).

The paint maker plans to buy back a maximum of 10 million ordinary shares from existing shareholders and is keen to make the process a voluntary one, Business Daily Africa reported.

“We"...

June 22, 2017

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity (FRP) has committed to supporting providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural Africa.

The FRP has launched a competition that will be open throughout the year, with applications from financial inclusion solutions submitted and evaluated periodically. Solutions that have achieved"...

June 22, 2017

PCCW Global, a unit of HKT, a top telecom service provider in Hong Kong, has partnered with ATM Mobilis to enable the latter to offer customers access to PCCW Global’s international connectivity, Trade Arabia reported.

ATM Mobilis will also offer a portfolio of robust managed network solutions, managed security solutions"...

June 22, 2017
(ME NewsWire)-- AudioCodes, the Voice and Unified Communications Networking Solutions vendor, has signed a pan-EMEA distribution agreement with fast-growing, high-value distribution business Nuvias, following the recent launch of Nuvias’ Unified Communications (UC) Practice across EMEA. Nuvias is now able to offer complete end-to-end solutions and technical support for Skype for Business and BroadSoft Business UC environments, based on AudioCodes’ Session Border Controllers (SBCs) and handsets. As part of the agreement, Nuvias has also been appointed as master distributor for AudioCodes’ range of Skype for Business and SIP handsets across EMEA, to ensure a rapid response to meet growing demand from the channel. AudioCodes worked with SIPHON Networks in the UK for two years, prior to SIPHON being acquired by the Nuvias Group at the end of 2016, and AudioCodes now sees the opportunity to replicate this successful relationship across EMEA. The initial focus will......