Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 20 | Page 10

NEWS New connectivity solutions introduced to oil and gas industry T he latest connectivity solutions have been introduced at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference. IEC Telecom Group, a leading global provider of managed network communication solutions, along with its long-standing strategic partners, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), With 360-degree support for corporate applications, IEC Welfare is equipped with 24/7 customer support and smart budget control tools, delivering advanced online reporting on network usage while controlling the allocation of crew credits. The global IT spending in the oil and gas industry according to market researcher and its subsidiary Thuraya Mobile Satellite Communications Company, have showcased the solutions that will facilitate improved crew communications, online access and seamless operational performance as part of a new era of connectivity. IEC Telecom Group and its partner Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) introduced its IEC Welfare solution to the exhibition. This combines a ‘controlled welfare’ feature as well as a secure corporate link into one solution. Technavio will be worth US$50 billion by 2020. This ability to facilitate improved crew communications, online access and seamless operational performance is driving demand for new solutions, accelerating a new era of connectivity. “The developments in technologies including cloud, social media, and Big Data and analytics creates immense potential for the industry,” said Nabil Ben Soussia, Managing Director, IEC Telecom Middle East. “Connectivity can gather vital data across a wide range of applications, offering companies an unprecedented opportunity to improve operating efficiencies, remove communication barriers and reduce operation costs.” Nabil Ben Soussia, Managing Director, IEC Telecom Middle East Huawei rolls out its first ‘HUAWEI Developer Day’ series in the Middle East F or the first time outside of China, Huawei has rolled out its HUAWEI Developer Day workshop series bringing together the best smartphone developers across the Middle East and North Africa to announce the introduction of the HUAWEI developer alliance in the region. The opening session was held in Dubai, gathering more than 100 independent developer and design start-ups. Powered by the HUAWEI Developer Alliance, the workshops are aimed at providing developers with insights into HUAWEI AppGallery and HUAWEI Themes, through interactive presentations and competitions. Using this platform to do a deep-dive into the latest technologies, developers can create intelligent solutions to provide an unparalleled smartphone experience for Huawei users worldwide. 10 Justin Chen, Managing Director of Huawei MENA Consumer Cloud Service Dept, said: “We continue to deliver breakthrough technologies and achieve new industry standards by focusing on product innovation and exceeding customer expectations. Through the introduction of HUAWEI Developer Day in MENA, we aim to establish a strong local mobile developer community to enhance our production capabilities and cement our position as a global iconic tech brand within the MENA region’s mobile and technology ecosystem.” Further HUAWEI Developer Day workshops will be held in Jordan, Egypt, Pakistan, Lebanon, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi and will run until December 2019. ˜