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Watania boosts IT availability, efficiency and agility with Nutanix

Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that the National Takaful Company PJSC (Watania), a UAE insurance company based in Abu Dhabi, has standardised on Nutanix Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology. According to Nutanix, the implementation has resulted in approximately 60% savings on the company’s data centre footprint and operation cost and […]


Capital Bank signs Proven Solution to deploy humanoid robot ‘Pepper’

Proven Solution, a state-of-the-art venture by Proven Arabia, has announced that one of Jordan’s premium financial institutions, Capital Bank, has chosen Proven Solution to further its digital innovation and footprints in the banking industry. Proven Solution primarily offers solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, virtual and augmented reality. With the latest project, the tech […]


Provis wins ‘Sustainability Award’ at the Smart Built Environment Awards 2021

Provis, the region’s largest real estate services company, has won the Sustainability Award – Proptech category during the Smart Built Environment Awards 2021 ceremony held in Dubai recently. Provis was recognised for its outstanding efforts in utilising technology to achieve significant energy savings, adopting a series of international green practices to make its business and […]


AVEVA and Aramco to partner to realise key sustainability goals

Aramco, one of the world’s largest integrated energy and chemicals companies and AVEVA, a global provider of industrial software, driving Digital Transformation and sustainability, have announced their intention to form a strategic alliance. Focused on driving sustainability in the region through Digital Transformation, the partnership will help enable AVEVA to establish their largest digital hub, […]


Edarat Group adopts IBM Cloud Satellite to accelerate Digital Transformation in KSA

Tech giant IBM, has announced that Edarat Group, a data centre and ICT Infrastructure firm in the Middle East, has selected IBM Cloud Satellite to enable its customers in Saudi Arabia to harness IBM Cloud services in hybrid cloud environments. Using IBM Cloud Satellite, Edarat Group will enable its customers to run workloads in hybrid […]


The CISO in 2021: Coping with the not-so-calm after the storm

Keith Bird, Senior Vice President, EMEA, Proofpoint, sheds light on understanding who in an organisation is now most vulnerable to attack, the types of attack they are likely to face – and how everyone, from the CISO to the HR team, has a part to play in keeping those attacks at bay. In the aftermath […]


Abu Dhabi DoE issues regulatory policy for clean energy certificates

The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has launched a Regulatory Policy for Clean Energy Certificates as part of its commitment to drive the transition to a sustainable decarbonised energy sector and marking a foundational step to establish a market for trading renewable and nuclear energy attributes in the emirate. According to the DoE, the […]


ccc unveils new brand to enhance customer experience and digital capabilities

The (ccc) company, a subsidiary of the stc group, has launched a new brand for the next three years that aims to enhance its operational and digital capabilities and provide a unique world-class customer experience. The launch of the new brand is to ensure the continuation of the successes achieved by ccc in a journey […]


Cisco partners with the Saudi Federation to enhance digital skills in KSA

Cisco has announced a strategic partnership with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP), to develop the digital skills of 8,000 trainers in the fields of cybersecurity and programming via the Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad). In Saudi Arabia, the Cisco NetAcad programme has one of the highest female student participation rates globally, reaching […]


Taeknizon inks deal with WallPost Software to provide ERP software for SMEs

With higher penetration of cloud-based software solutions the new partnership between Taeknizon, a fast growing private cloud provider in the Middle East and Asia, and US-based WallPost, a cloud-based ERP solution provider is timely. Especially designed for SMEs, Taeknizon will serve as resellers for the solution in the UAE and centralised activation partners for the […]


Document scanners backed by comprehensive services improve ROI

Many people assume that support services for the products they buy are an unnecessary add-on to the overall cost of an item. For the individual consumer, this is often a fair assessment. But when it comes to complex business systems and workflows, support services are critical to ensuring continual success after an initial investment has […]


Gaming platform Zupee closes Series B funding at over US$500 million valuation

Zupee, an innovator in India’s online skill-based gaming industry, has announced that it has raised US$30 million at a pre-money valuation of US$500 million in Series B funding round. This round of funding has been co-led by Silicon Valley-based WestCap Group and Tomales Bay Capital, with participation from Matrix Partners India and Orios Venture Partners. […]