AWS hosts summit including presentations by Al Tayer, Union Insurance, MBC

AWS hosts summit including presentations by Al Tayer, Union Insurance, MBC

The first Amazon Web Services AWS Summit in Dubai took place on May 1st, bringing together technologists from all industries and skill levels to discover how AWS can help them innovate quickly and deliver flexible, reliable cloud solutions at scale. The keynote was delivered by Mike Clayville, Vice President Worldwide…

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Oman’s Khimji's House of Travel expands technology partnership with Amadeus

Oman’s Khimji’s House of Travel expands technology partnership with Amadeus

Amadeus, a global technology provider for the travel industry, announced the renewal of its partnership with Khimji’s House of Travel, one of the leading travel agencies in Oman. Khimji’s House of Travel will be able to leverage Amadeus’ flagship products to deliver a superior level of service experience to their…

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VAD StarLink adds SUSE storage and cloud into its datacentre solution stack  

VAD StarLink adds SUSE storage and cloud into its datacentre solution stack  

SUSE, a pioneer in enterprise open source software, announced it has signed a distribution agreement with StarLink, for the Middle East and North Africa region. The partnership will allow SUSE to continue expanding their footprint in the region by leveraging StarLink’s capabilities, channel community and customer base. For StarLink, SUSE…

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ProTenders.com signs MoUs with Sharjah Investment Authority and Crescent Enterprises

ProTenders.com signs MoUs with Sharjah Investment Authority and Crescent Enterprises

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, also known as Shurooq, and Crescent Enterprises, multinational company headquartered in the UAE, have signed strategic MoUs with the construction e-tendering platform ProTenders.com. The inaugural Supply Chain Impact Initiative’s Supplier Matchmaking Event was launched at the Sheraa Entrepreneurship Centre in Sharjah, bringing together corporates…

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Microsoft Gold Partner, Levtech spins off Yegertek to deliver CRM solutions

Microsoft Gold Partner, Levtech spins off Yegertek to deliver CRM solutions

In a bid to meet the growing need for product-driven industry specialisation, Levtech Consulting, a Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle member and Gold Partner, launched Yegertek, a new entity focused on CRM, loyalty, ecommerce, mobility, analytics and customer engagement solutions for the retail sector. Yegertek will look to further build and…

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Al Tayyar Travel Group signs connectivity agreement with Marriott International

Al Tayyar Travel Group signs connectivity agreement with Marriott International

Marriott International signed a distribution co-operation agreement with Al Tayyar Travel Group, which will establish direct connectivity between the two companies, allowing Al Tayyar Travel Group to pull inventory and rates in real time from Marriott International’s reservations systems. This agreement is mutually beneficial to both companies as Marriott International…

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Abu Dhabi based Nirvana Travel selects Amadeus Gulf to expand digital services

Abu Dhabi based Nirvana Travel selects Amadeus Gulf to expand digital services

Moving into a heightened summer period of travel activity across the UAE and wider region, Nirvana Travel—one of the large travel agency in Abu Dhabi—has renewed a strategic three-year partnership with Amadeus Gulf to deliver enhanced service offerings to its customers. The extended agreement will see Nirvana Travel drive new…

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Honeywell’s cloud building management system completes 10 years at Burj Khalifa

Honeywell’s cloud building management system completes 10 years at Burj Khalifa

Global icon Burj Khalifa is marking 10 years as a pioneer in the innovative use of connected building and Internet of Things, to optimise the experience of its residents through improved air quality, enhanced thermal comfort and light levels, that improve productivity, health and well-being for occupants. This has been…

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Emirates NBD Group activates private cloud as part of its digital transformation journey

Emirates NBD Group activates private cloud as part of its digital transformation journey

Emirates NBD, announced that it has launched its own private cloud platform. It is the first bank in the region to implement a private cloud platform that leverages similar technologies to cloud-native companies, marking a major milestone in the Emirates NBD Group’s ongoing AED 1 billion IT transformation. Through its…

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Imperium Software Technologies authorised to resell Avaya UC, CC, cloud solutions

Imperium Software Technologies authorised to resell Avaya UC, CC, cloud solutions

Avaya announced that Imperium Software Technologies, a regional ICT solutions provider, is the latest company in the Middle East to be authorised to provide the Powered by Avaya cloud offerings. Powered by Avaya, is designed to meet the growing needs of midmarket customers in the region for cloud-based communications solutions.…

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Virtual Vision partners with CloudSigma, HPE to launch cloud in Saudi Arabia

Virtual Vision partners with CloudSigma, HPE to launch cloud in Saudi Arabia

Virtual Vision V2, has officially opened services for V2 Public Cloud - a public cloud offering based in Saudi Arabia, initiated in partnership with CloudSigma and Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE. The ceremony invited leaders from across the IT industry and influential regional businesses to attend the launch of one of…

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Digital transformation driving adoption of cloud, IT optimisation, F5 Networks

Digital transformation driving adoption of cloud, IT optimisation, F5 Networks

With digital transformation reshaping the modern enterprise, applications represent a new class of assets and an important source of differentiation. The digital economy requires that applications be delivered with speed, scale, and agility, which is why more and more organisations are turning to the cloud. This explosive growth of apps…

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du selects NFV and narrow band IoT from Affirmed Networks for smart city

du selects NFV and narrow band IoT from Affirmed Networks for smart city

Affirmed Networks, the leader in virtualised mobile networks, announced that UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, has selected Affirmed's Network Functions Virtualisation NFV, Narrow Band IoT NB-IoT mobile core, to provide an industry-leading 3GPP core network for IoT use cases, enabling a wide range of smart…

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Amadeus to drive IATA NDC-X, XML based data distribution capability in region

Amadeus to drive IATA NDC-X, XML based data distribution capability in region

The travel industry is moving towards increased personalisation as merchandising techniques drive new revenues and business opportunities, and as travelers expect brands to know them and adapt offers accordingly. It is against this backdrop that Amadeus has announced the creation of a dedicated programme to drive the industrialisation of New…

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