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Ducati boosts performance with modernised infrastructure from NetApp

NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, has announced the integration of its industry-leading All Flash Storage Array (AFF) Series into leading motorcycle manufacturer Ducati’s Information Technology (IT) environment. By leveraging NetApp’s cloud-connected flash and data services, Ducati is able to modernise infrastructure, bolster compliance, strengthen performance and ensure business continuity during the transformation process. […]


Huawei and Mediapro team up to provide AR and VR over 5G networks

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, and Barcelona-based multimedia communications giant, Mediapro, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the distribution of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) over 5G networks. The MoU took place at the Middle East Huawei 5G Ecosystem […]


Microsoft showcases solutions for modern workplace and cybersecurity

Microsoft has remained consistent and successful at this year’s GITEX, where its ‘showcase’ highlighted solutions for the modern workplace and cybersecurity. The company made sure that the exhibit put an emphasis on ‘cloud society’, an initiative poised to upskill the workforce in order to stay competitive and achieve more. Modern workplace The Modern Workplace Zone, designed […]


STC and ConsenSys announce Blockchain launch to accelerate its adoption

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and ConsenSys, a leader in Blockchain technology, have announced the launch of Blockchain on STC Cloud, a move set to accelerate Blockchain adoption in the Kingdom. It will provide enterprises and governments with a path to enable mass adoption of the technology through dramatically lowering the costs of prototyping and experimentation […]


AWS Launches Two Amazon CloudFront Edge locations in the UAE

Amazon Web Services Inc (AWS) has announced the launch of two Amazon CloudFront Edge locations in the United Arab Emirates. Located in Dubai and Fujairah, the new Edge locations bring the full suite of benefits provided by Amazon CloudFront including deep integration with compute and security services like Lambda@Edge, AWS Shield and LAWS Web Application […]


Smart Link accelerates digital service expansion with Avaya Cloud

Smart Link, as a subsidiary of Al Khaleej for Training and Education and a leading Saudi-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company, has teamed up with Avaya Holdings Corp. to accelerate Smart Link’s expansion and the diversification of its digital services portfolio. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during GITEX Technology Week 2018 […]


GITEX Technology Week and GITEX Future Stars highlights – Day 3

Artificial Intelligence is the next big opportunity for cities. That was the unanimous agreement at a future-focused panel featuring Apple’s Data Scientist, Mohammad Shokoohi-Yekta; Dr Mazen Melibari, AI Lead, MiSK Innovation; Renil Paramel, Senior Partner, Strategy of Things; Megha Kumar, Research Director, IDC MEA; and Andrey Belozerov, Strategy and Innovation Advisor to CIO, Moscow, at […]


Dubai Airports takes to Azure Cloud for Digital Transformation journey

Dubai Airports has announced, at GITEX Technology Week 2018, that it has migrated to the trusted Microsoft Azure Cloud platform as part of an ongoing strategy to drive Digital Transformation across the organisation – engaging customers, empowering employees, optimising operations and reinventing products and services. As a regional and global hub for leisure and business […]


Canon unveils regional findings of Office Insights 2018

Canon Middle East has announced the findings of its Office Insights 2018 research, which reveals that Middle Eastern businesses are rapidly investing in cloud and mobile solutions at a rate far surpassing other EMEA markets. With a focus on the evolution of the digital workplace and addressing the business challenges identified in the research report, […]


Interoperability will drive smart communities development say consumers

Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, has announced at GITEX Technology Week 2018, new market research that it conducted with YouGov which suggests that consumers place capabilities like interoperability over technological advances like 5G, cloud, IoT and automation when it comes to which key factors will support the enabling of […]




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