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stc pay partners with Visa to launch digital payment solutions

Saudi Arabia-based stc pay, a digital wallet and subsidiary of stc Telecom Company, and digital payments firm Visa, have signed a strategic partnership to launch customer-centric financial services and digital payment solutions to stc pay customers. The new agreement, Visa’s first fintech collaboration in Saudi Arabia, further builds on stc pay and Visa’s alliance from […]


Obsidian, Rancher to drive Kubernetes in Africa

Obsidian Systems and Rancher Labs have joined together in a strategic partnership to help Africa take advantage of the benefits that Kubernetes brings. Using Kubernetes, a business can get its entire infrastructure up and running within minutes. Obsidian Systems, a supplier of enterprise-ready open source software solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Rancher […]


Cupola ensures Business Continuity with enhancements to Contact Centre Capabilities

Recognising the urgent need for organisations to maintain Business Continuity through the current global crisis, Cupola Teleservices, the Middle East’s pioneer in outsourced contact centre services has worked with Avaya, its trusted partner for advanced contact centre and collaboration solutions, to further enhance its contact centre capabilities. As the BPO partner to several multinational corporations […]


Nutanix makes commitment to support partners

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the Nutanix Special Financial Assistance Programme (NSFAP) to demonstrate its commitment to support partners worldwide as they work to sustain business operations amidst rapidly changing macroeconomic conditions. The NSFAP programme will provide participating partners with extended payment terms to give them increased financial flexibility for their […]


Booz Allen Hamilton announces senior leadership team expansion

Booz Allen Hamilton continues to cement its market leadership position in the MENA region with strategic appointments to drive its business objectives. The firm has announced a series of senior promotions in 2020 to further enable transformation and resiliency and support MENA organisations’ core missions in rapidly changing environments. Johnny Ayoub has been promoted to […]


Cloud can help regional enterprises pull through COVID-19

Cloud is playing an important role during the working changes surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Mohammad Bin Sulaiman, CEO of Moro Hub, explains how using the cloud is fundamental to being able to scale operations as an organisation’s workforce gets distributed remotely. With the impact of COVID-19 severely affecting regional businesses in the month of March, […]


Ukheshe appoints African director and targets continent as cashless trend gains momentum

Micro-payment platform, Ukheshe, has announced the appointment of Mark Dankworth as Executive Director of Ukheshe Africa. This comes at a time the need for a cashless society is a rising trend and a strategic global imperative. Ukheshe Africa will not only look to increase its user base but will also be identifying new business-to-business opportunities […]


African Development Bank appoints Pepin Vougo in new position

African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Pepin Vougo as Acting Director, Corporate Information and Technology Department. Pepin Vougo has more than 20 years of experience in technology and its application. He is a seasoned executive with depth and breadth of experience in delivering complex technology solutions on an international scale. He […]


Hitachi Vantara completes acquisition of Waterline Data

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd, has completed its acquisition of the assets of privately held Waterline Data Inc, a provider of intelligent data cataloging solutions. Hitachi Vantara also introduced Lumada Data Catalog, incorporating Waterline’s data cataloging technology into the Lumada portfolio to solve modern data challenges for analytics and governance across […]


Jacky’s Business Solutions looking for channel partners for SoftBank Robotics at GITEX

Jacky’s Business Solutions LLC, distributor for SoftBank Robotics Europe in the Middle East for its robots, is looking to meet potential partners to expand their support across the region. Jacky’s will join SoftBank Robotics once again this year to showcase the wider applications of Pepper in customer and visitor management. During Gitex this year, Jacky’s […]


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