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Ghabbour Auto partners with Riverbed to enhance digital app performance

Riverbed has announced that Ghabbour Auto (GB Auto), a leading automotive company in the Middle East and non-bank financial services (NBFS) provider in Egypt, has chosen Riverbed SaaS Accelerator, Riverbed Client Accelerator and Riverbed SteelHead within the Riverbed Acceleration portfolio to enhance the performance of their hybrid network and mission-critical applications for its 54 subsidiaries, […]


TAG Global consolidates on enterprise-grade virtualization solution

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global), through its ICT Department, has finished implementing an enterprise virtualization platform in co-operation with Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multicloud computing, to improve infrastructure performance and scalability. The decision was taken to update the Organization’s virtualization infrastructure which was initially built under the direction of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Founder and […]


Designing the data centre with the client top of mind

Haitham Hussien, Senior Associate ELV/ICT Engineer, AE7, discusses his involvement in some major data centre projects, how sustainability plays a part in the design and operation of a data centre compared to some years ago, and how he works to ensure quality and construction of facility design standards. Can you tell us how you work […]


eXtra witnesses 33% increase in purchases through localised user engagement campaigns

Saudi Arabia’s fastest-growing retail brand eXtra, offers a range of leading international consumer electronics brands and stocks. Its extensive product range includes TVs, audio systems, computers, mobile phones and IT communications, cameras, home appliances and personal care products. Recently, the Saudi-based retailer implemented the WebEngage Retention Operating System to grow purchases using localised user and […]


Rotana Hotels & Resorts standardizes on Aruba to deliver high-speed connectivity

Rotana Hotels & Resorts standardizes on Aruba technology to deliver high-speed connectivity and as a platform for innovation and digital services. Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced that Rotana Hotels & Resorts has deployed the vendor’s Wi-Fi technology to deliver high-speed and uninterrupted connectivity for guests, staff and business applications, while creating a […]


Bank Sohar enhances customer centricity with insight-driven banking

As Oman’s economy experiences sustained growth and the non-petroleum sector emerges as an important economic force, Bank Sohar has positioned itself as a ‘one stop financial super-mall’. Bank Sohar is one of the fastest growing commercial banks in the Sultanate of Oman. Recently, the bank embarked on a journey to transform its information technology (IT) […]


Cutting-edge cybersecurity protects the mobile workforce

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) is responsible for managing refining, liquefied natural gas and petrochemicals activities. KIPIC is a critical national infrastructure organisation, which makes cybersecurity a high priority. Here, Husain Al-Maghrabi, Head of Cyber Security at KIPIC, discusses the successful implementation of Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security to protect 1,600 devices and reveals how […]


Qatar Airways moves financial planning to Oracle Cloud

Oracle has announced that Qatar Airways has implemented Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) as the airline transitions through the pandemic and embarks on a major global expansion. With Oracle Cloud EPM, Qatar Airways financial teams have gained the transparency and flexibility needed for more accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting. The improved processes are […]


Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle Cloud applications to drive business growth

Kuwait Gulf Oil Company is the first Oil and Gas Company in Kuwait to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications. The implementation has seen more than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working. Ahmad A. Safar, Team Leader, Information Technology, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, explains why it […]


Driving digital technology transformation

Looking to transition to an asset-light business model, Ooredoo Group has been applying digital technologies internally to fulfil more agile ways of working and rolling out new customer solutions and 5G technology. Nigel Byrne, Chief Technology Information Officer, Ooredoo Group, outlines the group’s focus and how the company is using the power of digital technology […]


Siemens Mobility signs historic contract for turnkey rail system in Egypt worth US$3 billion

Siemens Mobility to provide high-speed and regional trains, locomotives, rail infrastructure and related services. The first ever high-speed and electrified main rail line in Egypt will be 660 kilometres of modern, safe and integrated rail system to link the Red and Mediterranean Sea for people and goods. Siemens Mobility has announced that it has signed […]


DP World launches CARGOES Logistics

DP World, a provider of smart supply chain solutions, has announced the launch of its new digital logistics platform, CARGOES Logistics. The platform provides customers with a single-window solution enabling seamless, safe, secure and efficient movement of their cargo. With CARGOES Logistics, customers can choose from multimodal logistics options, ship freight by sea, road and […]