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

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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 […]


Optimised management helps deliver more reliable container operation

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By Andreas Neeb, Chief Architect Financial Services Vertical at Red Hat In just a short space of time, container technologies have carved out a place in enterprises in the development and operation first and foremost of new applications. An important factor in increasing their prevalence is high-performance management, enabling containers to be used efficiently and […]


How multi-tenancy for the cloud enables economies of scale

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Multi-tenancy is an architecture where a single instance of a software application runs on a server and services multiple customers – often referred to as tenants. We talk to Dennis Naidoo, senior systems engineer, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, at Tintri Inc, a leading provider of enterprise cloud platforms, about how cloud based multi tenancy […]


Cisco unveils network of the future that can learn, adapt and evolve

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Cisco has unveiled intent-based networking solutions that represent one of the most significant breakthroughs in enterprise networking. The introduction is the culmination of Cisco’s vision to create an intuitive system that anticipates actions, stops security threats in their tracks and continues to evolve and learn. It will help businesses in the Middle East to unlock […]


Veeam survey on Availability and recovery trends

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To better understand Availability challenges, Veeam commissioned the Enterprise Strategy Group to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability. This includes respondents from UAE and Saudi Arabia. The research study reveals that organisations across the globe continue to struggle with Availability assurance within their IT environments. […]


CommScope forms multi-tenant data centre alliance and Equinix joins

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There has been a significant growth in multi-tenant data centres (MTDCs) because of the world’s increasing consumption of data and the trend of businesses and service providers to outsource their data centres rather than owning and managing them. In fact, one analyst firm has predicted that total operational square footage of global MTDCs can reach […]


Equinix drives digital transformation in healthcare vertical

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Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix is working with managed service provider BIOS ME to serve the Avivo Group, one of BIOS’s key customers. This will enable digital transformation of enterprises in the healthcare vertical.  With the help of Equinix with an average uptime of 99.9999% globally, the BIOS and CloudHPT teams were able […]


Dell EMC Study: Most large companies yet to embrace IT transformation

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Dell EMC have announced the results of a new study which reveals a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies around the world indicate their organisations have yet to fully embrace the aspects of IT transformation needed to remain competitive. While it is vital for companies to transform their legacy IT, […]


Riverbed to acquire cloud-enabled wi-fi networks provider Xirrus

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Riverbed Technology has announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Xirrus, the leading provider of next generation Wi-Fi networks. The acquisition of the privately-held company will expand Riverbed’s market leading SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) and cloud networking solution Riverbed SteelConnect with the integration of a robust and proven suite of advanced, high density […]


KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

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Witnessed by His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, during her trade mission to the Kingdom, SAP announced a plan to launch the SAP Cloud Hub, in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology represented by the National Digitization […]


Quest Software announces a simple solution for data protection

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Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has announced strong industry momentum for its Data Protection and KACE business (DP | KACE). The company unveiled a new solution, Quest VROOM, which combines the business’s market-leading virtualisation management and data protection software to empower IT and virtual administrators to proactively manage, monitor and […]


Huawei Bahrain powers NEC Payments’ data centre

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Huawei Bahrain and NEC Payments have announced the implementation of a new enterprise-class data centre, designed to support Bahrain’s financial services industry and emerging cashless society. A fully-fledged hardware solution by Huawei has scaled the data centre’s capacity and security to meet NEC Payments customers’ high volume of data demands as they continue to evolve. […]


City Network selects Equinix Dubai datacentre for public cloud service expansion in MENA

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Equinix, the global interconnection and datacentre company, has announced that City Network, a leading provider of IT infrastructure services built on OpenStack, has deployed in Equinix’s Dubai International Business Exchange (IBX) to accelerate the expansion of the company’s high-performance public cloud service, City Cloud, to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. By deploying […]


Veeam reports record 86% YoY increase in ME bookings revenue in Q1 2017

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Veeam Software, the provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced another record quarter, fuelled by explosive gains in enterprise and cloud revenues. During Q1 2017, Veeam recorded a 33 per cent YoY increase in total bookings revenue globally, while Enterprise new licence bookings grew 17 per cent annually. Veeam had […]


Cisco Connect UAE 2017 shed light on how businesses can thrive in the digital era

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Cisco’s flagship IT and thought leadership event, Cisco Connect in the UAE, was hosted by Cisco and its key strategic partners recently in Dubai. Themed ‘Your Time is Now’, Cisco Connect UAE 2017 addressed the current technology landscape as businesses transition into effective digital enterprises. The event demonstrated multiple solutions across verticals and showcased how […]


Why your backup could be hindering your company’s digital transformation . . . and what to do about it.

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In order to compete in the new digital economy, companies are going through something of an IT revolution. This revolution has seen the disruption of the vendor landscape and the re-organising of IT itself. So that vital innovation can be funded and agility achieved, traditional infrastructure costs need to be reduced and, so, the drive […]


A10 Networks launches industry’s first platform for management of Secure Application Services across multiple clouds and datacentres

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A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services company, has unveiled the A10 Harmony Controller, which delivers multi-cloud and multi-service application delivery and security management. This is a first of its kind solution in the industry that allows organisations to centrally coordinate secure application services and open-source solutions across hybrid environments. In doing so, A10 Networks has […]


Veeam: embracing digital transformation to meet the needs of the always-on enterprise

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A hot topic for organisations in the Middle East, digital transformation. It is signalling big changes for how the modern, always-on enterprise runs their business. It promises to bring with it opportunities to embrace new technologies, leading to improved efficiency. Digital transformation is seen as a big investment, and businesses are increasingly demanding more from […]


Schneider Electric showcases experiential Smart City at Innovation Summit

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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has inaugurated its annual Innovation Summit, an IoT-powered event demonstrating innovations and technologies that cater to the future of energy management, industrial efficiency and environmental sustainability. As an interesting highlight, the energy leader also showcased its revolutionary concept of an experiential smart city at the […]


Gartner Report: Teradata Scores Highest in All Use Cases

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Gartner has given Teradata the highest product scores in all four data management use case categories (Traditional, Operational, Logical and Context-Independent) in its report, “Critical Capabilities for Data Management Solutions for Analytics” issued March 16, 2017 by analysts Rick Greenwald, Donald Feinberg, and Adam M. Ronthal. Leading analytics solutions company, Teradata, is one of 20 […]