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CO2 reduction in datacentres and networks requires more than commitments

High demand for bandwidth globally and the need to achieve sustainability targets have led to increased discussions on the carbon footprint of networks writes Oene-Wim Stallinga at Nexans. Global demand for bandwidth has never been greater. At the same time the pressure to achieve sustainability and climate targets is increasing. As a result, the carbon […]

Ooredoo partners with Axon to become preferred connectivity provider in Middle East, North Africa

International communications company Ooredoo announced a strategic agreement with Axon, a global leader in connected public safety technologies. With this partnership, Ooredoo, provider of Internet of Things, IoT managed connectivity and solutions to customers across its global footprint, will be Axon’s preferred connectivity provider in Middle East and North Africa, covering Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, Kuwait, […]

Microsoft announces new features for Microsoft Viva alongside launch of Work Trend Index

The newly announced Copilot feature, which was introduced in Microsoft 365 to help individuals drive efficiency and productivity, will now extend to Microsoft Viva to help business leaders in the region build more engaged, collaborative workforces. In Viva Goals, Copilot can provide recommended goals from a planning or strategy document, while Copilot in Viva Engage […]

SirajPower sets up solar rooftop for Al Tajir Glass Industries, to generate 4.6GWh of clean energy

SirajPower, the UAE’s distributed solar energy provider in the region, announced the completion of the construction of the solar rooftop project at Al Tajir Glass Industries’ manufacturing facility in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area. The state-of-the-art solar plant is now fully operational and is expected to generate an impressive 4.6GWh of clean energy annually. The […]

Allied Engineering Group partners with Microsoft, Crayon to deploy SWIFT to the cloud

Allied Engineering Group, AEG, the largest SWIFT service bureau globally, announced collaboration with Microsoft and Crayon to bring tailored and compliant solutions to financial service institutions, FSIs that are migrating their SWIFT infrastructure to the cloud. Through this partnership, AEG will publish its 10 SWIFT-related proprietary solutions on the Azure Marketplace, extending them as a […]

Technology Innovation Institute partners with AWS to develop quantum computing applications using Amazon Bracket

The Technology Innovation Institute, TII, a global scientific research centre and the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council, ATRC, announced a new research agreement with Amazon Web Services, AWS to explore quantum computing applications. As part of the agreement, TII will gain access to a range of quantum computing technologies via […]

Omnix partners with SPIDTECH to enable large scale concrete engineering designs in GCC

Omnix, an end-to-end digital solutions and services pioneer, announced that it has signed a value-added distribution agreement with SPIDTECH, a global structural engineering software vendor for the GCC region. According to the agreement, Omnix will distribute and promote Spider, SPIDTECH’S software package for structural detailing designed to assist structural engineers for multi-story reinforced concrete structures, […]

Facilities management company, Musanadah opens BICSc-certified centres in Al Khobar, Riyadh

Saudi Arabian integrated facilities management organisation, Musanadah has opened BICSc-certified training centres in Al Khobar and Riyadh, with further new facilities planned within the year for Jeddah to satisfy growing demand, like those seen in Dubai, Singapore, and London. As a subsidiary of Saudi-owned diversified services group, Alturki Holding, Musanadah offers comprehensive and customised facilities […]

Mindware’s transformation journey and why VADs need to stay relevant

Philippe Jarre shares how Mindware Group has digitally transformed its value-added distribution structure and traditional business model to remain relevant for channel partners and end customers. The traditional responsibilities of IT distributors are changing rapidly. Digital transformation is becoming a key driver of growth in the industry. Businesses are increasingly turning to digital technologies to […]

Mike Weston moves from IBM to join Gulf Business Machines as Chief Executive Officer

Gulf Business Machines, announced appointment of Mike Weston as Chief Executive Officer, for the company’s regional operations based out of Dubai. Weston joins from IBM, where he was most recently the Chief Revenue Officer for IBM’s MEA operations. Weston has over 30 years of experience, holding multi-leadership roles in technology companies across Europe Middle East […]

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