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Rackspace Technology leads Aramex’s migration to public cloud

As digitisation takes hold, companies are discovering new ways to become more innovative and cloud technology is therefore becoming increasingly utilised. Mohammed Sleeq, Chief Digital Officer at Aramex, tells us how the company migrated its operations to the public cloud with the help of Rackspace Technology. Rackspace Technology has announced that Aramex, a leading global […]


Aster selects Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise converged infrastructure for new hospital in UAE

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, a global provider of communications, networking and cloud solutions tailored to customers’ industries, has announced that Aster DM Healthcare has deployed a converged wired-wireless LAN and Unified Communications  (UC) solution from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise in its new Aster hospital in Sonapur, UAE. The implementation is in line with Aster DM Healthcare’s strategy to adopt […]


How CISOs can reduce risk

Cyberthreats are increasing in volume and complexity across the Middle East. To be ahead of the game, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to continuously review their cybersecurity processes and practices to ensure that adequate and effective systems are in place. Dr Erdal Ozkaya, Regional Chief Information Security Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, with more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, gives Intelligent CIO Middle East personal insights and tips for fellow CISOs in the region on how to create a safer business environment in their organisations.


Alef Education uses Auth0 SSO for connected digital learning

The future of education is one where each student can thrive thanks to learning experiences individualised for their needs. For Alef Education, a UAE-based K-12 education technology company that is changing the way students are educated, its mission is to help get there by customising learning for different types of learners so that everyone gets […]


UAE’s Ain Al Khaleej Hospital achieves HIMSS 6 Certification with EPR system

Al Ain-based private hospital has enabled a completely paperless environment and electronic medical records leading to exceptional service facilitated by digital tools.


Health system honoured for improved communication, vaccination rates and cancer screening

As part of an effort to improve information flow to streamline previously manual processes, increase the number of cancer screenings and vaccinate more patients for influenza, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) in Saudi Arabia received a 2019 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award. The HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence recognises the thoughtful application of […]


Outstanding achievement towards reshaping future of higher education using advanced technology

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced the successful and complete migration of its systems and applications from its on-premises data centres to the leading technology of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. This development is in line with HBMSU’s pioneering efforts to establish a new educational culture by shifting away from the on-premises, […]


IKK Group fuels accelerated and cost-effective expansion with Veeam

The Issam Khairy Kabbani Group of Companies (IKK Group) was established nearly half a century ago. Starting operations in its native Saudi Arabia in the 1970s, the group has expanded in scope and geography to serve a host of industries, including trading and manufacturing and specialised contracting services for the diversified construction sectors. Today, some […]


Cyber securing production and IT, OT and IoT converged environment for a leading manufacturer

Florida-based Anchor Glass is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass containers that needed to secure its data, operations, infrastructure and people, from all kinds of cyberthreats. Anchor Glass’ existing security measures were more focused on IT security and it identified a gap in their security posture in an IT-OT converged deployment that was […]


American Hospital Dubai selects Oracle and Cerner to deliver healthcare

Oracle Cloud Applications and Cerner chosen to enhance efficiency and prepare a digital-ready healthcare workforce. American Hospital Dubai, part of Mohamed and Obaid Al Mulla Group, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications and Cerner, a Gold Level member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), for major Digital Transformation. The initiative is aimed at reducing cost, optimising physician […]


Warba Bank digitises online banking and enhances customer experience with Nutanix

Kuwaiti FSI leader targets mobile computing and financial services governance in bold Digital Transformation programme. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced that Kuwait’s Warba Bank has digitally transformed its financial services and mobile banking using the power of Nutanix’s hyper-converged infrastructure platform. Warba Bank was established in 2010 and currently runs 14 […]


Al-Ahliyya Amman University selects Ellucian to drive modernisation

Ellucian, a leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, has announced that Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU), the first private university in Jordan, has selected several Ellucian solutions to support a university-wide initiative to transform the digital experience for students, faculty and staff. Together with strategic partner ICC, Ellucian will deploy Ellucian Banner Student and Ellucian Mobile at the […]