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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Rolling out the Industrial Internet of Things through industry partnerships

Rolling out the Industrial Internet of Things through industry partnerships

2017: YEAR IN REVIEW GE Digital is driving digital transformation at the right juncture as regional governments are increasing focus on digital transformation, especially with the goal of leveraging the skills of the tech-savvy Arab youth. There is a clear understanding that digital is here and now, and not something…

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Digital giants will self-disrupt, false news will take command

Digital giants will self-disrupt, false news will take command

PREDICTIONS 2018 Technology-based innovation is arriving faster than most organisations can keep up with. Before one innovation is implemented, two others arrive. CIOs in end-user organisations will need to develop a pace that can be sustained no matter what the future holds. Those who seek value from technology-based options must…

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Veeam driving cloud and services stack for channel partners

Veeam driving cloud and services stack for channel partners

CHANNEL OUTLOOK 2018 This year Veeam enhanced its Veeam Cloud Service Provider programme to allow such partners to differentiate themselves in the Cloud marketplace. The company also introduced a new Veeam Accredited Service Partner programme that enables its members to deliver high-quality professional services related to Veeam solutions. This helps…

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Riverbed SteelConnect to become fast track for channel partners

Riverbed SteelConnect to become fast track for channel partners

CHANNEL OUTLOOK 2018 During 2017, Riverbed actioned clearly defined strategic objectives which included realigning and doubling down on sales efforts, further strengthening ties with distributors, and enablement of the channel. This allowed the vendor to extend conversations with existing clients through cross-selling across their portfolio as well as making inroads…

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Flash from Pure Storage, connecting channel with service providers

Flash from Pure Storage, connecting channel with service providers

CHANNEL OUTLOOK 2018 In terms of Pure Storage's partner programme, the vendor added a number of benefits to its P3 solution provider programme and also introduced a new category for service providers. For some select P3 partners, the vendor now offers beta testing to provide early hands-on access to upcoming…

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