Computer reseller in Dubai inks out-of-court lucrative deal with Microsoft

More settlements expected as computer reseller respond positively to nationwide anti-piracy campaign Microsoft Gulf has announced that Dubai-based computer reseller Storm Computers has agreed to an out-of-court civil settlement, following a raid on the store a few months earlier. Storm Computers was purportedly found to be selling personal computers loaded with pirated versions of Microsoft® […]

Microsoft Brings Its Largest IT Conference to the Region with Tech.Ed Middle East

Charbel Fakhoury, General Manager, MS Gulf

Microsoft Chooses UAE to Host First Ever Tech.Ed Middle East Event Microsoft Gulf today announced that it will host the region’s first ever Tech.Ed Middle East 2010 event from March 1-3, 2010 at the Dubai World Trade Center. Tech.Ed is Microsoft’s premier technical education event that takes place across select locations globally. UAE will be […]

United Arab Emirates University Chooses Microsoft High Performance Computing to Impart Advanced Technology Training

United Arab Emirates University Becomes First Academic Institution in the Gulf to Deploy Windows High Performance Computing (HPC) Server 2008 Microsoft Gulf today announced that the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) has deployed the Windows High Performance Computing (HPC) Server 2008, making it the first academic institution in the Gulf to deploy Microsoft’s high performance […]

Microsoft continues its Anti-Piracy Efforts in the UAE

H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Bin Abdulaziz Al Shihhi, Director General of the UAE Ministry of Economy

Conducts five anti-piracy raids on resellers selling pirated software in UAE As part its ongoing efforts to curb the spread of pirated software, to protect customers and ensure a level playing field for the region’s legitimate resellers, Microsoft Gulf today announced that it had filed criminal complaints which led to five anti-piracy raids on resellers […]

League of Arab States and Microsoft announce launch of Arab Intellectual Property Centre

Online portal to provide region-wide resource and guidance on intellectual property The League of Arab States, Microsoft Corp. and Khasawneh & Associates (a member of KSLG) today announced the launch of the Arab Intellectual Property Centre, an online portal which will provide a central hub for best practice sharing and legal resources on intellectual property […]

Microsoft eleases Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to manufacturingr

Microsoft’s most advanced operating system has been released to manufacturing (RTM) and will be launched in the Gulf later this year Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the next versions of its flagship desktop and server operating systems. With the completion of the development phase, industry […]

Microsoft Gulf and Intel demonstrate new levels of power, price and performance with CRM scalability benchmark

Enterprise-class scalability with reduced costs and environmental impact for on-premise and on-demand Microsoft Dynamics CRM deployments Microsoft Gulf and Intel Corporation announced performance results today for Microsoft Dynamics CRM that set new enterprise standards for scalability, cost and environmental sustainability. Through a combination of enterprise-class software and the latest Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series, which […]

Microsoft Gulf signs strategic partnership with ITE Distribution


Microsoft Gulf today signed ITE Distribution, one of the leading regional IT distribution companies, as an authorized distributor for Microsoft Hardware line-up and Mac Office in the region. The strategic move comes in line with Microsoft’s commitment towards empowering the channel with leading product PC hardware such as Microsoft gaming devices, keyboards, mice, webcams, and […]

Microsoft Gulf hosts region’s first ‘DigiGirlz Day’ in partnership with Dubai Women’s College


Event aims to educate and inspire girls to pursue careers in technology Microsoft Gulf and Dubai Women’s College hosted the region’s first ever DigiGirlz Day in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Center for Women and Technology for the Arab Region (CWTAR) at the campus of Dubai Women’s College (DWC). The goal is […]

University of Bahrain wins Microsoft Imagine Cup Regional Finals


Bahrain Team’s Project ‘Cash Trash’ Chosen as the Winning Innovation Microsoft Gulf today announced the regional winners of the Imagine Cup 2009 after an intense competition amongst finalists from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE. The four-member team from University of Bahrain (UOB), Ahmed Majdi; Mahmoud Al Refy; Mohamed Anwar and Ghassan Ali celebrated their […]