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Saudi German Health advances digital healthcare services with Nutanix

Nutanix, a global provider of private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing solutions, recently announced that Saudi German Health, a private healthcare provider across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), successfully deployed Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) and Nutanix Prism Pro management solution. Hamza Sobhi Batterjee, President, HSB Holding (part of BAB Holding Group), explains how […]


Personal and security robots serve Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia-based stc Group has launched a series of smart robot technologies that aim at increasing the efficiency of this Hajj Season in 1442H and developing a reference experience for the coming Hajj Seasons through shortening the effort and time and providing safety for the pilgrims. The company has enhanced the utilisation of smart robot […]


SAUDIA Airlines partners with GE Digital for Digital Transformation

GE Digital has announced that SAUDIA Airlines has contracted with industrial software company to implement its Aviation Software Asset Records solution. The contract extends the partnership between SAUDIA and GE for creating further operational efficiencies and cost optimisation. The GE Digital Asset Records system makes it easy for operators to streamline records management with a […]


VMware: 93% of KSA firms experienced cyberattacks targeting remote workers

VMware, recently released the KSA findings from the fourth instalment of the Global Security Insights Report, based on an online survey of 3,542 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs in December 2020 from across the globe, including 252 in KSA. The report explores the impact of cyberattacks and breaches on organisations and details how security teams are […]


Omantel and Ericsson successfully test 5G mmWave in Oman

Oman-based telco Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) and Ericsson have announced the completion of a 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) proof of concept (PoC) trial that will enable Omantel to meet the increasing demand for high-quality connectivity as well as facilitate exciting new use cases. When rolled out, 5G millimeter wave will greatly enhance the user experience […]


Study: 78% of Oman brands changed customer experiences due to the pandemic

Global digital experience management software Sitecore, has announced that 78% of Oman’s IT decision-makers have had to fundamentally change their customer experiences in response to the pandemic. The research, conducted by YouGov MENA, surveyed more than 650 IT decision-makers across 12 countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Levant and Egypt. In response to changing […]


POSist sees growth rebounding in the Gulf in 2021

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are experiencing fast recovery, aided by the rapid rollout of vaccination together with the pent-up demand, as a season of vigorous recovery in travel, tourism and the hospitality sector is awaiting in the second half of 2021. The food and beverages (F&B) businesses in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and […]


UDC digitally transforms Qatar’s real estate customer experiences with Sitecore

United Development Company (UDC), a Qatari public shareholding company, has announced its Digital Transformation with Sitecore, a global digital experience management software vendor, is driving new levels of innovation in Qatar’s real estate market. Qatar’s real estate market is seeing new levels of optimism, thanks to a growing white-collar workforce, regulations that allow for more […]


Mediclinic Middle East launches new online appointment booking app

Mediclinic Middle East recently launched MYMEDICLINIC 24 by 7, its new online appointment management and telemedicine portal. With the MYMEDICLINIC 24 by 7 app, patients can now view profiles of Mediclinic doctors and healthcare practitioners at all seven hospitals and 20 outpatient clinics in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Powered by technology created by […]


Watania signs BIOS Middle East as Business Continuity provider

BIOS Middle East, a specialist in Disaster Recovery services, has been appointed Disaster Recovery Service (DraaS) provider by National Takaful Company PJSC, Watania, as part of a proactive strategy on the part of the Abu Dhabi-based insurance company to ensure Business Continuity and embed resilience across its operations. BIOSME is the first and only company […]


VMware survey: 80% of UAE firms experienced cyberattacks targeting remote workers

Virtualisation and cloud solutions vendor VMware, recently released the UAE findings from the fourth instalment of the Global Security Insights Report, based on an online survey of 3,542 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs in December 2020 from across the globe, including 250 in the UAE. The report explores the impact of cyberattacks and breaches on organisations […]


Saudi Investment Bank adopts Cisco SDN Architecture

Tech giant Cisco has announced that the Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB) has become the first financial institution in the Kingdom to adopt the entire Cisco SDN Architecture. The move enables SAIB to automate its network to quickly respond to changing business needs while improving customer service. With the implementation of its new network, powered by […]