Case Study

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 for digital transformation

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 […]

Deskera expands Middle East and Africa presence

Deskera, a global provider of cloud-based software solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, is expanding its footprint in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market. It has launched a channel partner program to bring MEA enterprises the most effective business software to serve their customers. Having seen impressive growth around the globe, with 100% increase […]

Ashraf Sheet, Infoblox: Securing DNS Infrastructure against Malicious Domains

The constant creation of malicious domains has proved a cat and mouse game for threat researchers and cybercriminals. Across the world, new malicious domains are constantly being created from which cybercriminals can launch attacks against businesses’ Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure. During what is known as the ‘planting’ phase, the Infoblox DNS Threat Index, which […]

Are you ready for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform your business. Heard it all before? The explosion of connected devices and the increasing number of businesses embracing them for mainstream operations, has meant that analysts are now estimating that over 20 billion “things” could be circulating by 2020. But, how will it transform business as we know […]

Bahrain’s Ibdar Bank boosts productivity with Avaya

Ibdar Bank, a Bahrain-based wholesale Islamic Investment bank, has transformed its ICT infrastructure with Avaya, giving its workforce the capability to work from anywhere without compromising security. By replacing existing ICT solutions with Avaya’s networking and communications solutions, Ibdar Bank has substantially boosted productivity whilst significantly simplifying systems management. In collaboration with Fakhro Electronics, an […]

Havelock AHI implements Epicor ERP to streamline operations

Epicor Software Corporation, a provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that Havelock AHI, an interior manufacturer and fit-out contractor, has implemented the Epicor ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution across its six locations in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). With Epicor ERP serving as the backbone of the business, Havelock AHI has […]

Al Rajhi Bank deploys Gemalto’s instant EMV solution

Gemalto, the provider of digital security, is supplying Al Rajhi Bank, a financial institution in Saudi Arabia, with its instant card issuance solution for the bank’s new generation of self-service kiosks. Gemalto’s technology enables secure replacement of EMV payment cards to be printed in a matter of minutes on-the-spot, offering customers the speed and convenience […]

Rehlat selects Sabre technology to power its travel platform

Online travel agency Rehlat has selected technology provider, Sabre Corporation to power its online platform, Rehlat opted for Sabre’s technology and travel management services to increase its online conversion performance, revenue and customer satisfaction as well as personalise its offering, “It’s only been a couple of months since we launched our operations on Sabre, but we have […]

Gulf Petrochem Group selects Aspect’s cloud-based E/CTRM

Gulf Petrochem Group, the UAE based global oil and petrochemicals conglomerate, has today announced that it has selected cloud-based E/CTRM technology from Aspect to help drive future growth. The Group, valued at $2.5bn is active in oil trading, bunkering, manufacturing and refining, storage, shipping and logistics and related areas, and is a bunkering firm in […]