Telecom Review organized a virtual panel on April 27, 2021, where industry experts discussed the topic of network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization. The esteemed panelists included:

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According to the market analysis report of Grand View Research, the IT and telecom segment led the market in 2020, holding the largest revenue share of over 20%. The segment is expected to continue its dominance from 2021 to 2028 due to the significant investments by key players in the latest communication technologies.

Read more: IT, telecom will drive the growth of 5G services market until 2028

Registration is now open for Telecom Review’s upcoming virtual panel entitled ‘Network automation & SD-WAN in the era of virtualization’. On April 27th, industry leaders will join the panel discussion at 4 pm Dubai time to share their insights.

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Infinet Wireless, the global leader in fixed wireless broadband connectivity, helped Supervision Technology Company, a purveyor of the unique hardware and software AvtoUragan system, to deploy a reliable and highly protected network in Kazakhastan for the client in the field of information security who controls the road situation. The goal was to provide high throughput for video transmission, as this type of data is usually the ‘heaviest’. The Quanta 5 solution was chosen by the company to quickly create reliable high-speed PtP channels during interference.   

Read more: Infinet Wireless solutions help to spot traffic violations on Kazakhstan’s roads

Data-driven decision-making has become a realistic strategy for businesses today. Especially with the trend in cloud computing and data management strategy such as Data as a service (DaaS) on offer, more and more companies are turning to the solution for data integration, management, storage, and analytics. Rather than formulating strategies motivated by gut feelings and half-baked opinions, it is more reliable and sensible to use the available data to make business decisions.

Read more: Navigating the data processing highway

According to the latest forecast by Gartner Inc., the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will significantly increase its growth by 4.5% in 2021 as a result of an estimated IT spending worth over $171 billion dollars by the end of the year.

Read more: MENA’s rapid digitalization boosts IT spending to $171 billion in 2021

Mubadala Investment Company will reduce its investments in energy and commodity sectors to focus on technology, healthcare, and disruptive industries, the managing director and Group CEO of Mubadala, Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak has told The Financial Times.

Read more: Mubadala to focus investments in tech, disruptive sectors

The world roughly produces over two billion tonnes of municipal solid waste every year. This is the amount of garbage that can fill over 800,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools. In the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) alone, the picture of municipal waste management is not so pretty. By 2025, the total waste generated across the GCC is expected to touch 164 Mn MT per annum from 128 Mn MT in 2019. The existing landfilling strategies are not adequate to tackle the waste efficiently, according to reports.

Read more: Smart waste management using AI and machine learning

When Nora Al Matrooshi was selected to join the United Arab Emirates space program, she became the Arab world's first woman astronaut. Her selection – alongside male compatriot Mohammed Al Mulla – echoes the UAE's focus on gender equality and equal opportunities. The country continues to incorporate more women into technology sectors, expanding their role as they gain recognition for their contributions.

Read more: UAE fosters gender equality as Emirati women take on science, tech roles

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