Huawei completes world’s first modular Tier III certified datacentre at Dubai Airports

Huawei completes world’s first modular Tier III certified datacentre at Dubai Airports

Dubai Airports announced the successful completion of the world’s first Tier III certified, Modular Datacentre Complex at Dubai International following a tour of the new facility by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports. The project was led by Dubai Airports and delivered by Huawei,…

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Dimension Data adopts Cisco Umbrella for its Secure Internet Gateway strategy

Dimension Data adopts Cisco Umbrella for its Secure Internet Gateway strategy

Dimension Data, the $8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider, announced it has extended the company’s protection from ransomware, phishing attacks, bot networks, and all types of malicious software, with Cisco Umbrella, a Secure Internet Gateway in the cloud. The decision to incorporate Cisco Umbrella follows the company’s…

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Sharaf Travel Services selects Amadeus Web Services and Mobile Traveller

Sharaf Travel Services selects Amadeus Web Services and Mobile Traveller

Sharaf Travel Services has chosen Amadeus as a partner to drive end-to-end automation throughout its business operations. This partnership will enable best-in-class offerings to Amadeus’ customers and more streamlined services that will boost the company’s competitive edge. Amadeus will assist Sharaf Travel to focus its business on online success, using…

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Genetec channel partners offer integrated airport analytics through Airport Sense

Genetec channel partners offer integrated airport analytics through Airport Sense

Genetec, a technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations, and business intelligence solutions, introduced Genetec Airport Sense, part of the Genetec Airport Practice Group. This advanced operational analytics solution relies on data provided by an airport’s existing security infrastructure, including cameras, sensors, and various detection devices to produce actionable…

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Mega UAE projects drive video surveillance spending to reach $194B by 2023

Mega UAE projects drive video surveillance spending to reach $194B by 2023

Mega-projects like Expo 2020 Dubai are fueling the UAE’s CCTV and video surveillance market to top $194 billion by 2023, industry experts announced. The UAE is set to take center stage, with local and federal safety regulations leading to tens of thousands of CCTV cameras blanketing the country, from grocery…

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CommScope partners with Fluke Networks for optical fibre certification

CommScope partners with Fluke Networks for optical fibre certification

CommScope, a global vendor in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has partnered with Fluke Networks, a global vendor in cable certification, to help ensure optimum fibre optic cabling performance. CommScope’s exclusive Systimax link loss calculator will now be incorporated in Fluke Networks’ CertiFiber Pro Optical Loss Test Set part of…

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E-City to invest AED 67M in expansion across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman

E-City to invest AED 67M in expansion across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman

E-City, the electronics retail arm of Albatha Group, one of the UAE’s largest conglomerates, has revealed a strategic AED 67 million expansion initiative that is aimed towards reinforcing the company's market presence in the UAE and the GCC region. The move demonstrates the company's continuing efforts to further consolidate their…

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StarLink expands operations into Pakistan and initiates local channel enablement

StarLink expands operations into Pakistan and initiates local channel enablement

StarLink announced commencement of business operations in Pakistan and invites new and interested IT security specialised partners to join its channel network. This launch comes in quick succession to the recent expansion into West Africa. This latest venture by StarLink is perfectly timed as Pakistan is currently focusing on combating…

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Mindware signs master distribution contract with wireless vendor Ubiquiti Networks

Mindware signs master distribution contract with wireless vendor Ubiquiti Networks

Mindware, the regional IT Distributor, announced the signing of a pan-Middle East contract with Ubiquiti Networks, manufacturer of wireless data communication equipment. The distribution contract will be covering all countries under Mindware’s regional umbrella, from the Levant and North Africa all the way to the Gulf and Pakistan, encompassing the…

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Ingram Micro partners with Bitdefender to distribute into 11 countries

Ingram Micro partners with Bitdefender to distribute into 11 countries

Ingram Micro, one of the largest technology distributors in Middle East, Turkey and Africa region, announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Bitdefender, a global cyber security technology company. Through this agreement, Ingram Micro is now authorised to distribute Bitdefender’s portfolio of Endpoint Protection Platform security solutions, to channel…

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Accenture builds payment services hub for Saudi Arabia based Al Rajhi Bank

Accenture builds payment services hub for Saudi Arabia based Al Rajhi Bank

Based in Saudi Arabia, Al Rajhi Bank, the world’s largest Islamic bank, has set a major milestone in its ongoing modernisation efforts by implementing a dedicated payment service hub solution in collaboration with Accenture, a global professional services company that provides expertise in business technology transformation. The new Hub is…

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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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