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Becoming an Intelligent Enterprise: How to unlock IoT generated data

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Enterprise spending on the Internet of Things is seeing phenomenal growth that is only going to get greater. Hozefa Saylawala, Middle East Sales Director, at Zebra Technologies, tells us how businesses can best use data created by connected devices to truly become an Intelligent Enterprise. According to Zebra Technologies’ inaugural Intelligent Enterprise Index, 42% of companies spend more […]


Public Cloud – Part of the strategy but not ‘the’ strategy

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By Yousuf Khan, CIO, Pure Storage For consumers and businesses alike, digital technology has proven disruptive. Consumers can, in theory, embrace or reject the trend as they see fit. But a reluctance to embrace digital technologies can leave organisations falling behind competitors. The good news is that enterprises in the Middle East are already making […]


Dell EMC hosts forum to boost Digital Transformation in Saudi Arabia

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Dell EMC has hosted its flagship Dell EMC Forum at the Four Seasons Hotel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Following Dell Technologies’ first anniversary as the world’s largest privately-controlled technology company, Dell EMC has been facilitating the economic directives of Vision 2030. At this one-day event, Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa […]


Red Hat expert: Telcos must walk the digital transformation walk

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Santiago Madruga, head of EMEA Telco and ICT at Red Hat, tells Intelligent CIO how telcos should approach the challenge of digital transformation Many companies are exploring how they can take advantage of disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobile and big data analytics to drive a new wave of end user experiences. Communications service providers […]


Etisalat Digital and SUSE sign cloud service provider partnership for UAE

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Partnership with SUSE will enable Etisalat Digital to provide innovative, more robust and certified software-defined infrastructure solutions as part of their cloud and data centre portfolio Etisalat Digital, a business unit of Etisalat, and enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, have announced a new strategic Cloud Service Provider partnership for UAE. The partnership will […]


Digital transformation: Demystifying needs and challenges

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In today’s digital age, a variety of market and corporate factors, such as increased digital customer demand and increasing competition from industry disruptors in mature sectors, has made digitalisation imperative for almost all organisations looking to succeed. Digital transformation is a long-term commitment and a journey that presents multiple complex challenges for CIOs and their […]


Microsoft and SAP help customers drive business innovation in the cloud

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Microsoft and SAP SE have announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. In a bold show of commitment, the two companies also announced they will be deploying each other’s cloud solutions internally. Through their unique partnership, the companies will co-engineer, go […]


Oman’s Information Technology Authority chooses Oracle Cloud to boost infrastructure

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The Information Technology Authority (ITA) of Oman has chosen a suite of Oracle Cloud solutions to create a robust IT infrastructure that will power its g-Cloud initiative for e-transformation projects. The ITA supports Omani government entities develop innovative eServices and the news was welcomed by Dr. Salim Al Ruzaiqi, Chief Executive Officer, ITA, and Abdul […]


Canon honours KSA channel and introduces it to cloud services

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Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, reinforced its commitment to channel partners in KSA at its annual Imaging Inspired channel partner event. Held at the Mövenpick Hotel, Riyadh, the event brought all its KSA channel partners under one roof highlighting business performance and innovative selling practices. The event, held under the theme ‘Be […]


Dell Technologies predicts a new era for human machine partnerships

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By Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Dell EMC Dell’s research partners at The Institute for the Future (IFTF) recently forecasted that we are entering the next era of human machine partnership, and that between now and 2030 humans and machines will work in closer concert with each other, transforming […]


Cisco announces $1 billion programme for Smart Cities

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Programme aims to make it easier, faster, and more affordable for cities around the world to fund and adopt technologies that will transform their communities Cisco also announces new features for the Cisco Kinetic for Cities IoT data platform that provide enhanced support for public safety So-called ‘smart cities’ have less pollution, safer streets, and […]


Businesses urged not to ignore EU’s new data regulations

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Enterprises around the world are preparing to comply with GDPR, one of the toughest data privacy regulations in the world, when it takes effect on May 25 2018. Businesses in the Middle East need to be aware that GDPR applies to companies worldwide, no matter where they are based, if they handle data concerning European […]


Retail stores use IoT technology to transform the customer experience

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New research finds retailers adopting IoT are reporting a return of investment and 88% notice increased business efficiency IoT adoption by retailers is leading to improved customer experience and increased profitability – according to research, including the UAE, conducted by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. Thanks to IoT technology, bricks and mortar stores can […]


eHosting Datafort expert on the challenges of adapting a multi-cloud strategy

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Sachin Bhardwaj, Director Marketing and Business Development, eHosting DataFort , tells us why more organisations adopting a multi-cloud approach and why: Cloud computing has been a transformational force in the IT industry. Several of the most recent innovations driving growth and innovative business models are a product of the technology. Cloud adoption in the Middle East is […]


Equinix executive stresses the importance of digital infrastructure

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Digital infrastructure needs to be considered a basic business requirement for UAE companies, according to an Equinix executive. Brian Lillie, Chief Product Officer, Equinix, said during a visit to Dubai for a knowledge sharing session with telco du, that the rapid development of smart technology in the UAE has redefined the way companies do business. […]


How to overcome the challenges of moving to the cloud

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Veritas Technologies, a leader in multi-cloud data management, has announced the results of a global survey spanning 13 countries indicating that the majority of global organisations (56%) operate with a cloud-first mentality when it comes to deploying new applications and managing workloads. The survey shows that only one percent of organisations will not be adopting cloud […]


Dimension Data expert: Hybrid cloud key to managing complexity

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Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, Managing Director UAE, Dimension Data, tells us why more organisations adopting a multi-cloud approach and why: According to Gartner, by 2020, a no-cloud policy will be as rare as a no-internet policy is today. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the no-cloud stance that has dominated many large vendors in recent years. […]


New Dell EMC Solutions bring machine and deep learning to mainstream enterprises

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Dell EMC and technology partners offer new products, solutions and services designed for easier adoption and faster benefits from machine and deep learning Dell EMC has announced new machine learning and deep learning solutions, continuing the company’s work to bring high performance computing (HPC) and data analytics capabilities to mainstream enterprises worldwide. This enables organisations […]


Pure Storage launches new Copy Automation Tool for SAP drives

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Pure Storage CAT: Reduces SAP storage and management costs by up to 90% and speeds copy performance from days to hours Pure Storage, a leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, has announced the availability of its new Copy Automation Tool (CAT) for SAP systems. The tool allows customers to quickly and […]


Commvault expanding in the Middle East by opening new office in Saudi Arabia

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Commvault, a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, is to open a new office in Saudi Arabia. The office will open in Riyadh next month with the official opening to follow in January or February 2018. Christian Laing, Vice President Sales, EMEA, Commvault, said: “First of all it’s a commitment to […]