Thingstream local partnerships fast-track South African IoT innovation

Thingstream local partnerships fast-track South African IoT innovation

From tracking vultures to monitoring trucks across the continent, IoT enablers Thingstream’s new partnerships in South Africa are driving the development of more cost-effective IoT innovations, faster. Thingstream, which earlier this year announced it was expanding into South Africa via a local partner network, has formalised partnerships with many local…

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Partnerships to drive the ambition of Orange Business Services to become global leader in multi-cloud services

Partnerships to drive the ambition of Orange Business Services to become global leader in multi-cloud services

Strategic partnerships with the industry's leading cloud infrastructure suppliers to support businesses in their critical application management in multi-cloud environments. Following the acquisition of Basefarm in August and increasing its cloud revenues by 18% in the first half of 2018, Orange Business Services is pressing ahead with its growth strategy…

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Hosting DataFort acquires LiveRoute to build Microsoft Cloud competency

Hosting DataFort acquires LiveRoute to build Microsoft Cloud competency

eHosting DataFort (eHDF), a leading cloud infrastructure, managed hosting and security services provider, has announced that it has acquired LiveRoute, a leading cloud solutions provider in the Middle East. This acquisition is aligned with eHDF’s strategy to accelerate the growth of its Cloud business and strengthen its portfolio by including…

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Cisco Webex Calling, Meeting, Team Suite built for tomorrow's digital workplace

Cisco Webex Calling, Meeting, Team Suite built for tomorrow’s digital workplace

The nature of the workplace is undergoing tremendous transformation. The growth of high speed broadband has made it possible for remote teams and workers to exchange voice and video communication. But effective work practices in an organisation also require that workers collaborate at the right time and in the right…

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Rakbank to offer Sage Business Cloud Accounting for business banking customers 

Rakbank to offer Sage Business Cloud Accounting for business banking customers 

Sage, a vendor in cloud business management solutions, and Rakbank announced a partnership agreement. This would entail Rakbank to offer Sage accounting software to support its business banking customers of all sizes and across all industries. Through this partnership, Rakbank’s business customers can benefit from Sage Business Cloud Accounting software…

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Dell EMC hosts summit in Beirut presenting four pillars of digital transformation

Dell EMC hosts summit in Beirut presenting four pillars of digital transformation

Dell EMC hosted its Digital Transformation Conference 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. At this one-day event, Dell EMC aimed at driving human progress by helping organisations view themselves as innovators and manage their transformation journey successfully to address the unique challenges at the very heart of…

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AspenTech to host on Microsoft Azure to deliver IIoT asset management analytics

AspenTech to host on Microsoft Azure to deliver IIoT asset management analytics

Aspen Technology, the asset optimisation software company, announced that it will deliver Industrial Internet of Things advanced analytics and machine learning applications on Microsoft Azure. AspenTech will extend the reach of aspenONE Asset Performance Management software to new assets and data sources across the enterprise with Aspen Edge Connect and…

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Riverbed Rise programme recognises SDN adoption, consumption pricing

Riverbed Rise programme recognises SDN adoption, consumption pricing

Riverbed announced the launch of Riverbed Rise, a new channel partner programme that aligns with the changing IT landscape and how partners are evolving to solve their customers’ technology needs. With the new programme, Riverbed is moving away from a traditional, compliance-based programme with rewards tied to certifications and revenue…

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Injazat to host hybrid cloud platform for Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala group companies

Injazat to host hybrid cloud platform for Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala group companies

Injazat Data Systems, Mubadala Development Company-Business Management Services MDC-BMS, along with Mubadala Investment Company’s Enterprise Technology Services division, announced Project Tarabot. This is a strategic initiative for building a hybrid cloud Platform in Abu Dhabi for the Mubadala Group of Companies. The hybrid cloud platform will be aligned to the…

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Oracle CRM Cloud helps Kenya Revenue Authority introduce standardised approach

Oracle CRM Cloud helps Kenya Revenue Authority introduce standardised approach

With a reduced call abandonment rate, a significant drop in customer response time and increased engagement across different channels, the Kenya Revenue Authority, has registered an increased score of 71.9% on the Customer Satisfaction Index. This is an indication of the hassle free and seamless taxpayer experience now being delivered…

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SAP’s cloud datacentre live in Saudi Arabia aligning with Saudi Vision 2030  

SAP’s cloud datacentre live in Saudi Arabia aligning with Saudi Vision 2030  

A major milestone in Saudi’s digital transformation, as global technology company SAP, announced the first live Public Cloud Data Centre in the Kingdom, empowering Saudi Vision 2030 and beyond. As Saudi organisations invest heavily in cloud solutions, the Saudi IT market is set to reach SAR 33 billion in 2018,…

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Khaled Al-Dhaher appointed as Accenture’s Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

Khaled Al-Dhaher appointed as Accenture’s Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

Accenture has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in Saudi Arabia. Since 2011, Accenture has been leading digital transformation for a wide variety of clients in the region, from government entities to private…

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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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