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IBM completes acquisition of Red Hat

IBM has completed its acquisition of Red Hat. The companies announced that IBM has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, representing a total equity value of approximately $34 billion. The acquisition is set to redefine the cloud market for business. Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud technologies […]


Seera Group selects AWS as its preferred cloud provider

Middle East’s leading travel group achieves 65% improvement in application performance with AWS, allowing it to respond faster to customer needs. Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced that Seera Group (formerly Al Tayyar Travel Group), one of the leading providers of travel services in the Middle East and North Africa, has selected […]


Etisalat brings UAE’s first smartphone self-service vending machine to Abu Dhabi

Etisalat launches pilot project with first location at ADNOC Distribution’s service station.  Etisalat has launched a smartphone self-service vending machine that is a ‘first-of-its-kind’ for the UAE by partnering with ADNOC Distribution, a leading fuel distributor and convenience store operator in the UAE. The machine will allow customers 24/7 access and a five-minute turnaround time […]


Schneider Electric introduces 30kW InRow data centre cooling solution

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the expansion of its EcoStruxure Ready cooling portfolio, with the introduction of a 30kW InRow DX solution. Available in a 300mm rack format, this data centre cooling solution offers industry leading efficiency and addresses the increasing demand for higher density cooling in […]


StorCentric enters high performance all-flash NVMe market

StorCentric, the parent company of Drobo, Nexsan and Retrospect, has announced the acquisition of Vexata, its fourth acquisition in less than a year. Vexata’s scalable NVMe high performance flash storage systems power today’s advanced cognitive era applications, such as those driving predictive analytics and autonomous decisions, and pairs it with award-winning StorCentric customer support now available to all […]


Altron Karabina appointed first South African reseller for Host Analytics

Microsoft technology partner Altron Karabina has announced a new partnership with cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) provider Host Analytics, becoming the company’s first EPM reseller in South Africa. Under the terms of the agreement, Altron Karabina will licence, implement, train, and support Host Analytics solutions in the South African market. “As the leading provider of […]


AWINGU and AlJammaz cloud sign distribution agreement for Middle East markets

Awingu provides AlJammaz Cloud with unified workspace platform, unlocks secure mobile working on any device and enhances hybrid cloud infrastructure deployments.  Awingu, the Gartner Cool vendor in ‘Unified Workspaces 2017’, has announced a distribution agreement with AlJammaz Cloud, a business unit of AlJammaz Technologies and Distribution with headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and coverage across […]


Avanti signs three-year Master Distributor Agreement with Vox

Avanti Communications Group (Avanti) has signed a three-year period Master Distributor agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with Vox Telecom (Vox), a South African end-to-end integrated ICT and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company. The partnership enables Vox to use Avanti’s satellite fleet, which provides full coverage across Sub-Saharan Africa, to deliver a […]


Braintree’s LS Retail Award highlights retail industry expertise

Braintree, the consulting and integration division of Vox, has been named a LS Retail Diamond Partner for 2019. This award highlights the company’s momentum within the partner network as a result of its performance in sales, service and support for customers using the LS Retail solution. LS Retail is a world-leading provider of all-in-one business […]


Business leaders explore future of AI and digitisation at Huawei Day Lebanon 2019

Public and private sector entities join ICT ecosystem to exchange ideas on the industry’s future, emerging 5G landscape and an increasingly digitalised Lebanon Prominent government leaders and business executives from across the region came together at the Huawei Day Lebanon 2019 held at the Seaside Pavilion in Beirut to identify ways of accelerating the country’s […]


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