The Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) – the independent, not-for-profit membership organization that supports the infrastructure of the internet through technical coordination in Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, will shed light on pertinent issues concerning the growth directions of the internet community in the Middle East at the meeting of the upcoming Middle East Network Operators Group and Peering Forum (MENOG 19).  The event, which will take place in Beirut from 3-4 April 2019, will discuss major concerns connected to routing, the domain name system, peering, Internet Exchange Point (IXP) development and ongoing progress in the deployment of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) across the region.

Read more: RIPE NCC and OGERO to lead MENOG 19 discussions in Beirut

Alfa CEO Marwan Hayek has highlighted the phenomenal success of its Alfa Sports app, E-waste partnership with Ericsson and its +961 initiative at the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit which is being held at The Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon.

Read more: Alfa CEO highlights success of its sports app, E-waste and +961 programs

“Telecom has always been the fastest and the largest in terms of growing investments in IT because that’s the only way they become IT-enabled to serve the market,” said SVP – Technology Middle East, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe, Oracle, Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Thehaiban.

Read more: AI, blockchain, and autonomous: the century’s revolution 

touch’s Chief Executive Officer, Emre Gurkan presented a detailed overview of touch’s performance in Lebanon during the 12th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit, that was held on March 29 at the Phoenicia hotel, under the patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, represented by the Minister of Telecommunications, Mohamed Choucair.

Read more: touch CEO outlines the importance of portfolio diversification in digital era

5G was the star of Mobile World Congress this year. It will change the way we connect to the Internet and to each other, bringing about an age of real-time interaction. From a broader perspective, the power of 5G will help us realize our visions of living in interconnected, efficient, smart cities, transforming the industries we rely on almost daily eternally.

Read more: 5G is on, bringing the most advanced 5G solutions to Lebanon

Under the patronage of His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers, the 12th edition of the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit held in Beirut has witnessed a high level of attendees representing leading regional and international telecommunications and ICT brands. 

Read more: Lebanese Minister of telecommunications: “Such an event helps Lebanon become an ICT hub”

By Anne Plese, director, product marketing, cloud infrastructure database solutions

Over the last five years, I have seen amazing advancements in Oracle Database technology. Actually, ever since the launch of the second version of Oracle Exadata, I’ve seen customers leapfrog over earlier benchmarks of performance, availability, scalability, and management. Today, Exadata’s unmatched hardware and software capabilities have made it the go-to choice for running any kind of Oracle database workload, including data warehouses, analytics, OLTP – as well as a combination of these workloads. There really is no better platform to run a mixed environment.

Read more: Oracle Exadata makes consolidating databases so easy that it just seems to “happen”

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