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CommScope expert on the future of data centres

With the IDC predicting the modernisation of data centres as one of the most important developments of 2018, the sector has been under the spotlight. With data centres no longer merely acting as a storage facility, we asked Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise, Middle East and Africa, for CommScope, what the future looks like […]


Tara Sistem escalates business growth in Turkey with storage platform

Violin Systems LLC, the leading provider of extreme-performance enterprise storage, has announced that Turkish data storage infrastructure specialists, Tara Sistem, is leveraging the company’s Flash Storage Platform to help customers transform from conventional IT infrastructures to all-flash data storage systems to support growing business needs. The leading flash data storage solution provider in Turkey, Tara […]


Red Hat bridges data centre and edge deployments

New offering brings together Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage to provide an open platform for innovation at the edge. Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, introduced Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Cloud, an integrated solution for customers seeking to co-locate compute and storage functions in OpenStack environments. […]


Commscope expert: How the region can embrace the new status quo

Ehab Kanary, Vice President, Enterprise Sales, Middle East and Africa, Commscope, shares his insight on how the data centre industry can prepare for the future with constant change becoming the new status quo. In places like the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government is reimagining what transportation and education will look like in the future. They’ve appointed […]


Cloud is the catalyst behind the expanding Saudi ICT market

As the Saudi ICT market tops SAR 127 billion, cloud investment will fast-track Saudi Vision 2030 goals and Smart Cities growth, according to the newly-appointed Managing Director of Saudi Arabia, SAP. Cloud investment is gathering momentum, with Saudi organisations increasing software spend by 5.5%, increasing the Saudi ICT market to SAR 127 billion, according to […]


Pure Storage announces AIRI™ Mini that is powered by NVIDIA

Pure Storage, the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, has announced its second AI-Ready Infrastructure offering, AIRI™ Mini, powered by NVIDIA. Architected by Pure Storage and NVIDIA, AIRI is purpose-built to enable data architects, scientists and business leaders to extend the power of the NVIDIAⓇ DGX-1™ system. With AIRI […]


Pure Storage expands FlashArray product line

Pure Storage, the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, has significantly expanded its FlashArray product line, to now deliver cost-effective all-NVMe Shared Accelerated Storage for every workload. The new FlashArray//X family makes everything faster – databases, virtualised and containerised environments, test/dev initiatives and web-scale applications – at no additional […]


Siemon: Getting up to speed with co-location data centres

With the co-location data centre market a significant area of growth for Siemon and an increasing number of clients outsourcing their equipment and data into co-location facilities, Intelligent CIO spoke to Prem Rodrigues, the company’s Director of Sales and Marketing for the Middle East, India and SAARC, to find out more about the sector.  How […]


Siemon presents advanced network solutions for smart buildings at event

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has successfully participated at the 2018 BICSI Middle East and Africa Conference and Exhibition. With a theme of ‘A Connected World – Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Infrastructure and More’, the event was held at the Ritz-Carlton in the Dubai International Financial Centre and attracted over 400 delegates […]


Dell Technologies launches new products for the modern data centre

Dell Technologies is launching several new breakthrough Dell EMC storage and server products backed by a comprehensive services portfolio. These new products are designed to address a wide range of traditional and emerging data centre workloads to help customers drive better business outcomes. As organisations race to capitalise on the benefits of emerging technologies ahead […]