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Ooredoo Kuwait sets up NFV cloud using Huawei and VMware vCloud

VMware announced that Ooredoo Kuwait, a telecommunications provider in the Middle East, has successfully deployed both Network Functions Virtualisation and IT applications on a single, unified cloud based on the VMware vCloud for NFV platform. Ooredoo’s UNIFY initiative is aimed at taking advantage of a software-defined datacentre architecture, and disruptive technologies such as network functions […]


Bank Audi adds business agility through VMware’s virtual machines

Based in Beirut, Bank Audi is a commercial bank in Lebanon and one of the fastest growing banks in the region. With a sizable presence in Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, France, and Switzerland, Bank Audi offers a range of products and services that cover commercial and corporate banking, retail and individual banking, on-line […]


King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology uses VMware to provide Iaas

The Internet Services Unit associated with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, needed to build a scalable public cloud service that is automated and on-demand. It also needed to provide reliable operations for their customers, which includes the academic institutions and government organisations in Saudi Arabia. Internet Services Unit was able to satisfy this […]


SIDDCO Plastics empowers business with dashboards using customised Epicor ERP

Established in 2008, SIDDCO Plastics, a subsidiary of SIDDCO Group, is one of the largest high-density, polyethylene, bottle manufacturing facilities in the UAE. It has a production capacity of 80 million bottles per annum. Manufacturing blow moulded bottles, injection moulded products and composite plastic moulds, SIDDCO Plastics has several well-reputed customers in the lube oil, […]


UAE’s real estate provider Deyaar selects Yardi Voyager 7S

Deyaar Development, one of the UAE’s largest property development and real estate services companies, has selected Yardi Voyager 7S to perform lease and property management across its extensive project portfolio. Alongside Voyager 7S, which streamlines property accounting, lease and property management, Deyaar has adopted Orion Business Intelligence. This powerful, fully mobile solution has more than […]


UAE operations of Friends Provident to implement Munich Re Automation

Munich Re Automation Solutions, a provider of new business underwriting solutions to the life insurance industry, announced that Friends Provident International has become the latest international life insurance provider to implement the ALLFINANZ Interview Server solution. The automated underwriting platform will enable FPI to streamline the policy application process, accelerate customer acquisition and improve customer […]


System integrator DTP implements Quintiq’s asset optimisation at Dubai Airports

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand and global vendor in supply chain planning and optimisation, has been selected by Dubai Airports to plan and schedule its fixed resources at Dubai International and Dubai World Central. The Quintiq solution will automate the planning process for airport stands, gates, baggage belts and check-in counters to increase overall efficiency, […]


UAE based EAM RFID implements tagging for Fiji Airways

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, has completed installation of over 4,000 ultrahigh-frequency, radio frequency identification tags throughout its fleet of 15 aircraft. One of the first of the Oceanian airlines to utilise RFID, Fiji Airways has taken a keen interest in being an early adopter of customer-centric technology since 2013. Fiji Airways is integrating RFID […]


Low cost Saudi airlines flynas partners with connxe solution  

Customers of Saudi Arabia based low-cost airline, flynas, can now book their airport transfers through a wide range of touchpoints and integrations on the flynas website, mobile and email communications. This is through the HolidayTaxis Group ground transportation platform, conxxe. The HolidayTaxis, conxxe group already powers ground transportation solutions for over 30 of the world’s […]


BIOS ME to manage cloud for Jaleel Holdings using CloudHPT

As the popularity of cloud computing grows across the Gulf, more companies are starting to adopt the benefits of cloud services into their business infrastructure. One of them is the UAE based investment company Jaleel Holdings. The company has interests in multiple sectors, including, education, metal fabrication, logistics, and fast-moving consumer goods. As part of […]


Hamad International Airport signs partnership with Huawei

Huawei and Hamad International Airport signed a Memorandum of Understanding, formalising a strategic partnership to enable the airport’s digital transformation. The MoU provides a broad framework for collaboration between Hamad International Airport and Huawei for co-creation of innovative concepts, prototypes and solutions using cutting-edge technologies, particularly in the areas of IoT and autonomous machines, to […]


Royal Jordanian Airlines to upgrade applications from Sabre

Sabre Corporation, a global technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, has signed a new agreement with Royal Jordanian to provide the carrier with a suite of technology to help plan its network of flights. Airline network planning departments face several challenges, such as proactively and accurately informing network planners about which markets to […]


Virtualisation promises radical transformation to smart networks

Can software really replace cumbersome and often expensive hardware in the network? This is the idea behind network functions virtualisation (NFV), an evolving area of networking in which devices such as routers, firewalls and load balancers are replaced by software-based appliances running as virtual machines on x86 servers. It’s a concept that is quickly gaining […]


Orchestration: making the software-defined, multi-vendor network a reality

Network functions virtualisation (NFV) has the potential to transform the networking industry and help free network managers from the constraints of proprietary hardware. Devices such as routers, firewalls and load balancers could be phased out and replaced by software-based network appliances running as virtual machines on x86 servers. There are tangible benefits to this approach. […]


Mashreq Bank, Bank Muscat select Oberthur Technologies for card solutions

Oberthur Technologies, a global provider of embedded security products in the payment sector, has been selected by Mashreq Bank to deploy Instant Card Issuance in UAE. Mashreq Bank is one of the UAE’s leading financial institutions. Established in 1967 by the Al-Ghurair Group, it is the largest private sector bank in the UAE. With 50 […]


UAE Exchange launches wearable card using Oberthur Technologies Flybuy MiniFOB

UAE Exchange, a global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, and Oberthur Technologies have partnered to launch gocash prepaid card of UAE Exchange through the first-ever contactless payment through wearable devices powered by Flybuy MiniFOB technology from Oberthur Technologies. UAE Exchange will be offering the wearable contactless payment option to select 100 gocash prepaid […]


Qatar Islamic Bank to use TSYS PRIME4 for card issuing and acquiring

TSYS announced it has signed an agreement with Qatar International Islamic Bank to license PRIME 4, the latest version of TSYS’ future-focused PRIME payment solutions platform. Qatar International Islamic Bank is an award-winning Islamic bank that will leverage PRIME as a consolidation platform to manage all of its card issuing and multi-channel acquiring. By migrating […]


US based Silver Springs to build wireless mesh for DEWA smart grid

Silver Spring Networks, announced that its subsidiary, Silver Spring Networks International, has entered into an agreement with the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA to establish a communication platform based on Silver Spring’s IPv6 multi-application Radio Frequency Mesh Canopy. This will allow DEWA to provide smart grid applications such as smart electricity, water meter and […]


Imtac uses WebNMS IoT to reduce customer lighting energy costs

Industrial Management Technology and Contracting or Imtac operates in Middle East and Caspian Region and is based out of Oman. It offers the following IoT based solutions: Smart lighting, smart logistics, smart transport, smart electricity, smart water, smart environment, smart building, smart infrastructure, smart health and smart industries. Imtac has established itself to carry out […]


Teradata delivers industry-first license portability designed for the hybrid cloud

Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, has introduced innovative database license flexibility across hybrid cloud deployments, enabled through a consistent and simplified licensing model. Teradata’s new licensing model delivers: • Portability for deployment flexibility • Subscription-based licenses • Simplified tiers with bundled features With portable database licenses, Teradata customers can now have the flexibility […]