Intelligent Data Centres

SAP announces opening of UAE cloud data centre

Catalysing UAE Vision 2021’s nationwide digital transformation, one of the world’s largest technology companies, SAP, has announced the opening of its first cloud data centre in the UAE. As the UAE’s public and private sectors heavily invest in their organisation-wide digital transformation, with a strong focus on adopting scalable cloud-based solutions, the UAE’s IT market […]

Siemon partners with IDC for Cloud and Datacenter Roadshow series

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, is pleased to announce that it is partnering with International Data Corporation (IDC), a global leader in the provision of market intelligence, ICT events and advisory services, as part of a roadshow of events tailored for data centre professionals. The Cloud and Datacenter Roadshow takes place in eight […]

MENA data centre spend expected to reach record US$5 billion by 2020

As the Middle East accelerates its digital transformation and Smart Cities growth, regional data centre spend will reach a record-high of US$5 billion by 2020, industry experts announced ahead of GITEX Technology Week. Middle East and North Africa data centre spend is expected to reach a record high of US$ 5.1 billion by 2020, increasing […]

Oman Data Park and Cisco partner for managed security services

Oman Data Park (ODP) and Cisco have announced that ODP has deployed Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) as part of its ODP Managed Security Services for endpoint protection. Oman Data Park is the first managed service provider in Oman, offering managed cloud services, public cloud, co-location and managed security services to both large and small […]

Infoblox enables rapid automation of core network services for data centres

Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has announced new updates to its Network Identity Operating System (NIOS) platform enabling organisations to automate core services and data centres such as Red Hat Ansible in order to rapidly deploy network and security services via the cloud. Connecting your on-premise NIOS based solutions […]

Equinix and Omantel agree to build new Equinix data centre in Oman

Equinix Inc, the global interconnection and data centre company, and the Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) have announced they have entered into a joint venture to deliver data centre and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East through the development of a new network-dense data centre that will be located in Barka, near Muscat. This […]

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 […]