29 Apr 2015
Kuwait City, Kuwait – April 29, 2015: IBM (NYSE:IBM) is expanding its presence in the Middle East by launching its first office in Kuwait. This will strengthen IBM’s ability to provide solutions and services to a rapidly expanding base of customers and partners in the region. The new subsidiary is licensed by the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) whose vision is to attract high value-added Direct Investment (Foreign & Local) to Kuwait to maintain sustainable economic and social goals fostering a knowledge-based economy and green technology.
25 Jun 2014
DOHA, Qatar – June 25, 2014: The Qatar Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ today announced that it has chosen IBM (NYSE:IBM) to provide a smarter road and drainage infrastructure in Qatar. The new system will enhance the quality of services, safety and environmental sustainability for citizens in the country. In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, Ashghal and IBM will deploy an Enterprise Asset Management Solution (EAMS) to effectively manage the operation and maintenance of the country’s roads and drainage networks and multiple effluent and water treatment plants.
09 Jun 2014
Kuwait City, Kuwait – June 9, 2014: IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced today that Zain, the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in Kuwait, has chosen IBM’s social software to deliver deeper, more personalized digital experiences in Kuwait. The IBM solution brings together Zain’s digital, mobile and social platforms to offer customers a single, compelling point of engagement.
13 May 2014
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – May 13, 2014: IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the University of Dubai, today announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute. The center will be a venue for businesses, universities and city-administrators to develop and test solutions for future urban demands and Smart City challenges. For example, researching the use of analytics by governments and cities and how it can improve the delivery and effectiveness of citizen services - speeding social services payments, reducing crime, refining transportation systems and improving education. The Centre of Excellence aims to support the vision of the ruler of Dubai, HH. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s to transform Dubai into a Smart City and the UAE government into a Smarter Government.
06 May 2014
Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education Selects Alliance of Mobily and IBM to Boost Information Security
RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, – May 6, 2014: The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education announced today it has chosen the alliance of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM to boost information security throughout its organization.