DP World selects Oracle Cloud for integration with AI, IoT, blockchain, technologies

DP World selects Oracle Cloud for integration with AI, IoT, blockchain, technologies

Global trade enabler DP World has embarked on a programme to drive digital transformation across its business operations worldwide using Oracle Cloud Applications SaaS. The digital transformation programme supports the company’s strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics to…

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GBM appoints Wadad Kafka to drive managed, professional services for hybrid cloud

GBM appoints Wadad Kafka to drive managed, professional services for hybrid cloud

Gulf Business Machines, a provider of IT solutions, has appointed Wadad Kafka as Vice President of Services, in February 2018. She will be based out of GBM’s regional headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  In her new role, Wadad will be responsible for building the managed services capabilities for GBM…

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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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Commvault appoints SETS authorised Levant partner for backup, recovery, cloud

Commvault appoints SETS authorised Levant partner for backup, recovery, cloud

Commvault, a global vendor in enterprise data management, has appointed SETS as an authorised partner in Lebanon. The appointment is in line with Commvault’s strategy to expand its markets and create a solid support infrastructure for its end user customers through partners committed to the Commvault brand. The appointment enables…

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Union Insurance contracts DXC Technology for IT infrastructure migration to AWS

Union Insurance contracts DXC Technology for IT infrastructure migration to AWS

DXC Technology, a global independent, end-to-end IT services company, announced that it has been selected by Union Insurance, a provider of customer-focused insurance products to individuals and corporations in the Middle East, to migrate its complete IT infrastructure and workloads to Amazon Web Services. DXC will work with Union Insurance…

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Imdaad migrates to paperless Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft StaffHub

Imdaad migrates to paperless Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft StaffHub

Microsoft announced that Imdaad, a Dubai-based integrated facilities management company, has adopted its cloud and productivity solutions to transform into a modern workplace of the digital era. The move has revolutionised the company’s operations by improving efficiency, enhancing security and reducing overall IT costs, empowering Imdaad to achieve more. Battling…

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IBM builds cloud-based disaster recovery service at Dubai’s Port, Customs Free Zone

IBM builds cloud-based disaster recovery service at Dubai’s Port, Customs Free Zone

IBM and Dubai’s Port, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, and its technical arm, DUTECH, announced an agreement to launch a cloud-based disaster recovery service in Dubai. As part of the agreement, IBM will implement a Cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service solution at DUTECH’s datacentre. The new service will provide…

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Zain Bahrain implements Nutanix Enterprise Cloud to boost analytics

Zain Bahrain implements Nutanix Enterprise Cloud to boost analytics

Nutanix, a vendor in enterprise cloud computing, announced that Zain Bahrain, a telecommunications provider in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has successfully deployed a new cloud based enterprise software solution, which resulted in higher operational efficiency. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software, combined with the Nutanix AHV hypervisor, allows the operator…

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Cloud infrastructure can deliver digital workspaces and productivity

Cloud infrastructure can deliver digital workspaces and productivity

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW In 2017, VMware had a marquee year. VMware announced partnerships with Amadeus, Amazon Web Services, Dell EMC, Fujitsu, Google, HARMAN, HP, Microsoft, Oracle, Samsung, Vodafone Group. VMware launched new and expanded versions of cloud, mobility, virtualisation, and security solutions, led by AppDefense and NSX. Supporting software-defined…

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Just a matter of time before organisations have a clear cloud strategy

Just a matter of time before organisations have a clear cloud strategy

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW Every industry is being disrupted – transformed by automation, intuitive consumer experiences, machine learning and an explosion of connected devices. Enterprises are looking to consumerise the enterprises user experience and improve employee productivity and efficiency by digitising workflows and employee interactions, breaking down silos within the…

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Building digital competence in field services using Internet of Things

Building digital competence in field services using Internet of Things

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW 2017 has been an exciting year for IFS. With a growing interest in adopting IoT especially in the enterprise sector, IFS continued to work with customers to raise awareness of IFS IoT Business Connector that shortens the time from ideas to tangible benefits for their IoT…

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Taking privileged account management into the hybrid cloud

Taking privileged account management into the hybrid cloud

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW From a regional perspective, BeyondTrust concentrated on cementing relationships with strategic partners in 2017. BeyondTrust's focus has gone into improving their ability to sell and deliver services for BeyondTrust. BeyondTrust has also developed close relationships with the global SI’s and delivered a number of high profile…

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Securing email in the cloud is now non-negotiable for businesses

Securing email in the cloud is now non-negotiable for businesses

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW Businesses in the Middle East and globally, run on email. Unfortunately, attackers know this, which is why 91% of cyber-attacks start with a phishing email. Cyber-crime in the region is on the rise and organisations have begun to understand that email security is a non-negotiable. Security…

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