Study reveals 98 per cent of UAE businesses use converged infrastructure or hyper converged systems

Study reveals 98 per cent of UAE businesses use converged infrastructure or hyper converged systems

According to a recent study by Dell EMC, 98 per cent of businesses in the UAE currently leverage convergence to ensure digital readiness. In addition, 60 per cent of respondents show a highly positive sentiment towards the adoption of these advanced systems and state strong understanding of the benefits offered…

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Pure Storage unveils premier all-flash data platform for the cloud era

Pure Storage unveils premier all-flash data platform for the cloud era

Pure Storage has unveiled its vision for the data platform for the cloud era. As modern organisations become increasingly reliant on technology, companies that have existed for decades across a wide range of industries have evolved into fundamentally digital businesses. Globally, digital business tools drive nearly half of revenue for…

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Driving transformation in Bahrain’s financial hub

Driving transformation in Bahrain’s financial hub

Across the seventies and eighties, the country of Bahrain was significantly ahead of its neighbors in its technology and telecommunications infrastructure. IBM's first office in the Middle East was set up in Bahrain as early as 1945. In the late seventies, when the civil war prompted the financial capital of…

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Equinix partners with Alibaba Cloud to deliver greater cloud connectivity

Equinix partners with Alibaba Cloud to deliver greater cloud connectivity

Equinix, the global interconnection and datacentre company, has announced a collaboration with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to provide enterprises with direct, scalable access to Alibaba Cloud via the Equinix Cloud Exchange in the company’s Hong Kong, Silicon Valley, Sydney and Washington DC International Business Exchange…

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NetApp expands collaboration with Microsoft in hybrid cloud data services

NetApp expands collaboration with Microsoft in hybrid cloud data services

NetApp has announced plans to expand its strategic alliance with Microsoft to help enterprises accelerate digital transformation for the hybrid cloud. Customers are evolving their datacentres to integrate hybrid cloud delivery models for greater agility. As they build out these more flexible architectures, they want to retain the benefits of…

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CommScope forms multi-tenant datacentre alliance; Equinix first to join

CommScope forms multi-tenant datacentre alliance; Equinix first to join

The world’s increasing consumption of data, combined with the trend of businesses and service providers outsourcing their datacentre facilities rather than owning and managing them, has resulted in significant growth in multi-tenant datacentres (MTDCs). In fact, one analyst firm has predicted that total operational square footage of global MTDCs could…

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Kaspersky Lab and Injazat to extend cooperation in cybersecurity

Kaspersky Lab and Injazat to extend cooperation in cybersecurity

Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Injazat Data Systems, an industry-recognised market leader for secure datacentre and managed services solutions. The agreement will see the two parties working together to develop a potential partnership in the areas of industrial IT security, cyber defence…

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New NetApp solutions and services for hybrid cloud power customer success

New NetApp solutions and services for hybrid cloud power customer success

NetApp has introduced new hybrid cloud offerings that give customers unprecedented ability to use data for competitive advantage. The announcements expand the company’s Data Fabric solutions and services portfolio to include the industry’s first enterprise-scale Hyper Converged Infrastructure solution (HCI), new consumption purchase models, improved all-flash capabilities and hybrid cloud…

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Affiliate of Pulse Secure to acquire vADC business from Brocade

Affiliate of Pulse Secure to acquire vADC business from Brocade

An affiliate of Pulse Secure, a leading provider of secure access solutions to both enterprises and service providers, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire assets associated with the Virtual Application Delivery Controller (vADC) product family from Brocade Communications Systems. The transaction includes a leased research…

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Cloud vendor Deskera partners with Alibaba Cloud for Middle East, Africa

Cloud vendor Deskera partners with Alibaba Cloud for Middle East, Africa

Deskera, a global vendor in cloud technology, announced a partnership with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to provide a holistic solution to customer requirements in the expanding Software as a Service SaaS segment in Middle East, Africa, India and China. The collaboration will leverage Deskera's integrated…

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Moving systems and data to cloud

Moving systems and data to cloud

Most enterprise organisations in the region have a mixed portfolio of physical servers and virtual machines as well as multiple versions of operating systems, system configurations, applications and databases. The diversity of system configurations, operating systems, applications is likely to be even more in small and medium enterprises. However, all…

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The need for speed: CommScope’s new High Speed Migration platform

The need for speed: CommScope’s new High Speed Migration platform

As the world embarks on a potential fourth Industrial Revolution, it is the 30 to 50 billion connected devices that will spur the unprecedented growth in bandwidth. The next few years are critical to building the networks that will meet the demand. In anticipation of this need, CommScope is introducing its…

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Carbon Black to showcase next generation security at GISEC 2017

Carbon Black to showcase next generation security at GISEC 2017

Carbon Black, a leader in next-generation endpoint security, has announced its participation in the Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC 2017) for the third consecutive year, which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 21-23rd May 2017. The company will showcase its latest endpoint protection, detection…

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KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

Witnessed by His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, during her trade mission to the Kingdom, SAP announced a plan to launch the SAP Cloud Hub, in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology…

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