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Mimecast shows real hospitality to Rotana Hotel Management

There is a digital evolution in the hospitality sector currently underway in the EMEA geography. For Rotana Hotel Management Corporation, a major part of this digital innovation has centred around enhancing data management systems and securing its technology infrastructure to ensure it accomplishes its digital-first strategy. Biju Dharmaraj, Director of IT Security and Infrastructure, Rotana, […]


Huawei highlights updated cybersecurity framework at GISEC 2021

Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, is at GISEC 2021 from May 31 to June 2, where it’s showcasing its capabilities in smart government, cloud and 5G, all built around a robust cybersecurity foundation. Huawei regional executives are also contributing to various plenary sessions during the event […]


ELARABY enhances staff user experience and data optimisation with Riverbed

ELARABY Group is a developer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and home appliances in Egypt, Middle East and Africa. The company’s products are widely accepted in more than 60 countries. The group recently collaborated with Riverbed to boost worker user experience and data optimisation. Medhat ElAraby, Vice President, ELARABY Group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa, why […]


Amiri Hospital sets new benchmarks for digital healthcare services in Kuwait

Amiri Hospital, one of Kuwait’s most established medical facilities, has leveraged new network architecture from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, to pioneer new innovations and standards in digital health, telemedicine and in-patient care in the Gulf state. Amiri Hospital, one of Kuwait’s most established medical facilities, has leveraged new network architecture from Aruba, a […]


Aramex optimises on-premise data centres with AWS Cloud

Aramex is a publicly traded company on the Dubai Financial Market, employing more than 15,000 employees in over 600 locations across 65 countries. The company recently teamed up with Rackspace Technology to help it enhance its on-premise data centre infrastructure with AWS Cloud. Mohammed Sleeq, Chief Digital Officer, Aramex, talks about how the transportation and […]


Saudi Payments unveils instant payments system ‘sarie’

Saudi Payments, under the supervision of the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the launch of Saudi Arabia’s instant payments system ‘sarie’ in cooperation with IBM and Mastercard. The collaboration marks a key milestone for payments innovation in the region and is aligned with Saudi Payments’ aim to improve the Kingdom’s financial ecosystem, mainly through the […]


Banque Saudi Fransi future-proofs treasury and trading business with Finastra

Saudi-based bank chooses latest version of Fusion Kondor to streamline trading, risk operations and deliver new services to customers. Saudi Arabia-based Banque Saudi Fransi, has gone live with the latest version of Fusion Kondor, Finastra’s treasury management solution. The move will enhance, automate and standardise the bank’s treasury and trading operations, including the possibility of […]


IBM helps Joyalukkas reimagine digital customer experience across 11 countries

Tech giant IBM, has announced that Joyalukkas, India’s leading jewellery retailer, is collaborating with IBM Global Business Services (GBS) to design, develop and deploy a new cloud native e-commerce platform across 11 countries including India, UAE, USA, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman. Joyalukkas Jewellery, part of the Joyalukkas Group – […]


Coficab standardises its global backup strategy with Veeam

Coficab is a global provider of design, manufacturing and sales of automotive cables and wires. A subsidiary of the Elloumi Group, the company was founded in 1992 by Hichem Elloumi. Recently, the company partnered with Veeam to standardise its backup strategy as it continues modernise its IT infrastructure and enhance operations. Manda Banda finds out […]


Osool Pushes DR infrastructure to the cloud

Nutanix Inc, a provider of private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that Osool, an independent, fully-fledged asset management company based in Bahrain, has successfully deployed Nutanix’ Xi Leap – a flexible, cloud-based DR-As-a-Service (DRaaS) solution. The service, that meets the industry standard compliance attestations expected for a financial institution’s own compliance standards, […]


Delivering a premium travel experience

Etihad Airways is the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2003 and wholly owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, the carrier uses a young and environmentally friendly fleet of more than 120 aircraft to serve more than 110 passenger and cargo destinations across six continents. The Abu Dhabi-based airline embarked on […]


Infinet Wireless provides NBO with reliable connectivity

The National Bank of Oman (NBO), the largest local bank in that country, recently chose Infinet Wireless’ solutions for the deployment of its new national network, one that is reliable enough to connect all its mission critical applications and linking up the bank’s local branches, its main training centre and head office. According to NBO, […]