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Tabreed integrates Big Data technology to improve operational performance

Tabreed, which provides environmentally friendly district cooling solutions to support energy sustainability in the Middle East, becomes the first district cooling company to integrate OSIsoft PI System into its operations as part of its Digital Transformation strategy. Tabreed (The National Central Cooling Company), a leading UAE-based regional district cooling utility company, is integrating data-based operational […]


Cyberattackers could exploit electric vehicle vulnerabilities

While electric vehicles offer an environmentally friendly option, potential security vulnerabilities have led to Kaspersky Lab issuing a safety warning. While modern electric vehicles are tested constantly for vulnerabilities, some of their essential accessories, such as battery chargers, often remain neglected. Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that electric vehicle (EV) chargers supplied by a major […]


FarEye expert: Helping businesses go green with digital logistics

The logistics industry is using digital solutions to reduce its impact on the environment.Kushal Nahata, CEO and Co-founder, FarEye, tells us how the industry is using digital logistics, including advanced analytics and Machine Learning algorithms, to help enterprises decrease their impact on the environment.  Ever since the industrial revolution, there has been significant changes in […]


Schneider Electric: Using analytics to cut consumption

Intelligent CIO caught up with Richard Francis, VP – End User and EcoStruxure Gulf and Pakistan, of Schneider Electric, to talk about the company’s innovative EcoStruxure architecture including its capacity for energy saving. What is Schneider Electric EcoStruxure architecture? It is, if we can summarise it, our eco-system for digitisation. What does it mean and […]


Egypt could meet 53% of electricity demand with renewable energy

Egypt has the potential to generate up to 53% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Energy Renewable Energy Outlook report, released at a conference in Cairo, found that pursuing higher shares of renewable energy could reduce the country’s energy bill by up to US$900 million annually in 2030. Renewables could cost-effectively […]


Solar Bankers and GLBrain partner for transactive energy and blockchain

The renewable energy and blockchain company Solar Bankers has joined forces with the Internet company GLBrain (Dubai), to create an ecosystem of online marketplaces based on blockchain. Solar Bankers, a producer of high-efficiency solar modules using a patented nanostructured holographic foil, is known for developing a solution for rural electrification based on decentralised P2P energy […]


Dell accelerates towards 2020 Legacy of Good goals

Dell Inc has released its annual 2020 Legacy of Good update, continuing the company’s long-term commitment to society, team members and the environment. The report summarises efforts during fiscal year 2018. The report and corresponding activities are rooted in Dell’s acknowledgement of its responsibility to realise a sustainable and prosperous future. Dell’s purpose as a […]


R&M introduces self-contained micro-data centre for telecom providers in Middle East

R&M, the globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for high-quality network infrastructures, has launched its Telco Edge micro data centre in the Middle East. With a reduced physical footprint and significantly lower power consumption than traditional data centres, R&M’s new self-contained solution is ideal for rapid deployment at the network edge, placing services […]


Siemon expert: Intelligent buildings can bring environmental benefits

Driven by the need to support rapidly growing populations, Smart Cities are gaining momentum in the Middle East. A fundamental component of any smart city is the intelligent building. Prem Rodrigues, director of sales and marketing for Middle East, India and SAARC at Siemon, answers some of the most commonly asked questions surrounding intelligent buildings […]


Munters launches new cooling technology for data centre sector

SyCool ITC offers data centre owners and operators an energy efficient indirect cooling solution without the need for water. Munters Group has announced the launch of an exciting new cooling technology into the Data Centre industry. SyCool ITC, Indirect Thermosyphon Cooling, provides an efficient cooling solution for new and existing data centres where access to […]