Computer Reseller in Dubai Reaches Out-of-Court Settlement with Microsoft

Jawad Al Redha, IPR Manager, Microsoft Gulf

Microsoft Gulf today announced that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with a reseller who was selling illegal software from his store in Al Khaleej Centre in Bur Dubai. The settlement was reached after authorities seized pirated software from the store during a recent raid. The raid resulted in the confiscation of pirated Microsoft Windows […]

Microsoft Gulf expands partnership with ITE Distribution

Armagan Demir and Shams Jafery

Microsoft Gulf today announced its development with ITE, one of the leading regional IT distribution companies, to include Microsoft Commercial products such as Microsoft Windows, Office, and other commercial product suites available developed by Microsoft. Previously, ITE’s Microsoft product offering included leading PC hardware such as Microsoft gaming devices, keyboards, mice, webcams, and headsets, as […]

Microsoft steps up action against software piracy

UAE government authorities confiscate illegal software from a store Microsoft Gulf today announced that the UAE authorities have raided and confiscated several copies of allegedly pirated Microsoft® Windows and Office software at a reseller store in the city. Following the raid, Microsoft and the reseller reached an out-of-court civil settlement. The reseller has undertaken not […]

UAE Securities and Commodities Authority Becomes First Federal Entity to Adopt Windows 7

Microsoft Gulf today announced that the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) is the first Federal government entity to implement Windows 7 to enhance internal user productivity and streamline operations. Following the implementation of Windows 7, SCA has been able to reduce operational expenses and significantly improve overall efficiencies. The operating system also allows the […]

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 […]