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Using enterprise cloud solutions to power business transformation

With the growth of cloud in the Middle East being a undoubted factor in the region’s drive towards Digital Transformation, Intelligent CIO speaks to Paulo Pereira. Director, Systems Engineering, Nutanix, to find out more about cloud solutions for enterprises.  Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, offers enterprises Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software that makes […]


Equinix and Omantel enter agreement to build new data centre in Oman

Earlier this year Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, and Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel), announced a joint venture to develop a new network-dense data centre that will be located in Barka, near Muscat. This joint venture will establish the first world-class, carrier-neutral hub in Oman where carriers, content providers and cloud providers co-locate […]


Five trends to dominate the digital future of enterprises in 2019

Evolving technology and data trends such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, data privacy and cloud are paving the path for significant IT and network architecture changes in 2019, according to Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data centre company, which today released its top five predictions for 2019. With a geographic footprint across 52 […]


Siemon introduces TERA Category 8.2 copper cabling system

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced the launch of its end-to-end TERA Category 8.2 copper cabling system, delivering transmission performance up to 2 GHz to support emerging high-speed 25 and 40 Gigabit (25/40GBASE-T) applications in data centre switch-to-server applications. Siemon’s TERA Category 8.2 system includes cable, patch cords, connectors and pre-terminated cable […]


Ankabut launch Microsoft’s Azure Stack in collaboration with Huawei

Ankabut, the UAE’s Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world, and Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has partnered to launch a cutting-edge new cloud solution in the UAE, Microsoft’s Azure Stack. This will be […]


Siemon brings data centre infrastructure expertise to Oman

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has joined forces with Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, a leader in lighting, connected lighting and lighting for the Internet of Things, and value-added distributor Mart Networks to deliver an Emerging Technology Forum which presented innovative solutions and technologies that are making next generation data centres and intelligent buildings […]


KSA progressing on the road to Digital Transformation with SAP

With SAP investing heavily in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country’s Digital Transformation is set on the road to success. Intelligent CIO talks to Khaled Alsaleh, Managing Director, SAP KSA, about the importance of cloud, SAP’s investment in a local data centre in KSA, and the futuristic Smart City of NEOM. Is cloud a […]


Data Mount to build Oman’s largest data centre using Cisco technology

Cisco has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Data Mount, a leading data centre hosting services company in Oman. Data Mount is planning to establish the largest commercial data centre in the country to date. Through its partner ecosystem, Cisco will provide data centre technology and help enable Data Mount to […]


BICSI to host second annual ACE Summit during GITEX 2018

BICSI, the global association advancing the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) community, will host its second annual ACE Summit in Dubai on Tuesday, at the Fairmont Dubai, concurrent with its participation in the 38th GITEX Technology Week. The ACE Summit brings architects, consultants, and engineers together to share best practices and discuss trends and standards […]


Microsoft brings data centre experience and AI technologies to GITEX

Microsoft has had an even stronger presence at GITEX by exhibiting under the theme, ‘Tomorrow is Here Today‘. The tech giant introduced an array of ground-breaking technologies and innovations with focus on intelligent cloud, data centres and AI technologies of the future for organisations in the region to achieve more. Data Centres Zone At Microsoft’s […]