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Oracle expands global cloud footprint to meet continued triple-digit growth

Oracle has announced plans to expand its cloud region footprint to support strong customer demand for Oracle Cloud services worldwide. Over the next year, Oracle will open 14 cloud regions with new locations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Upcoming cloud regions include Milan (Italy), Stockholm (Sweden), Marseille (France), Spain, Singapore (Singapore), Johannesburg (South Africa), […]


Building a successful Data Fabric for your enterprise

In order to adapt to the new normal, organisations need to adopt a new data management architecture – allowing them to thrive in the digital sphere. Simon Spring, Account Director EMEA at WhereScape, discusses the key components of a Data Fabric and explains how it helps organisations to manage and maximise the value of their […]


LinkShadow and BARQ Systems announce partnership at @Hack KSA

LinkShadow, a next-generation cybersecurity analytics company and BARQ Systems, have announced a new partnership at @Hack event in KSA. LinkShadow’s intuitive tools, which are operated by Machine Learning algorithms, will now be available through BARQ Systems’ offices across multiple countries, including UAE, KSA and Egypt. LinkShadow is a robust next-generation cybersecurity analytics platform that provides […]


Proven Solution and BSMU partner to create immersive learning experience using VR technology

Proven Solution and BSMU have joined forces to foster and scale academic innovation and re-imagine education through the implementation of immersive learning technologies In line with their continued commitment to innovation across sectors, Proven Solution, a state-of-the-art venture by Proven Arabia, has signed a MOU with Belarusian State Medical University (BSMU) to fully implement immersive […]


Prepare, defend, recover, repeat – The vicious cybersecurity cycle in 2021

It’s fair to say that 2021 has been one of the most challenging years on record for business leaders and their organisations. Ed Williams, EMEA Director of SpiderLabs, Trustwave, reflects on the past 12 months and suggests how we can move forward with strong cyber hygiene in place. 2021 has been a year of significant […]


Kyndryl receives ‘Digital Transformation All-round Excellence Award’ in UAE

Kyndryl, an IT infrastructure services provider, has announced that it won the Digital Transformation All-round Excellence Award at the Digital Transformation Leadership Awards held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The award recognises exceptional work that has been done in the Digital Transformation space. “We are honoured to be receiving the All-round Excellence award, just […]


Get To Know: Karl Sun, Co-founder and CEO, Lucid Software

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? One memorable achievement from the early days was when I was at a conference and I started to describe to someone what I did, and a person recommended our product to me. It was the first time that I had come in contact with a stranger […]


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 […]


Equinix providing connectivity hubs for subsea cable between Australia and Middle East

The only express cable to bring direct and secure connectivity between Australia and Oman via Equinix Perth and Muscat data centers. Equinix has been selected by SUB.CO for the landing of the Oman Australia Cable (OAC) directly into its International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in Perth, Australia (PE2) and Muscat, Oman (MC1). These locations […]


67% of top online retailers in UAE not blocking fraudulent emails from reaching customers: Proofpoint research

Proofpoint, a cybersecurity and compliance company, has released research which identifies that eight out of the top nine online retailers in the UAE have a Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) record in place. However, only three out of the nine (33%) retailers have the strictest and recommended levels of DMARC protection in place, […]


UAE businesses must overcome complexity to avoid becoming the next brand to suffer a high-profile outage

On the back of the October Facebook outage, AppDynamics conducted a global pulse survey of 1,000 IT decision makers across 11 countries, including the UAE to explore the impact that these recent events have had within IT departments. Based on the findings of the survey, Joe Byrne, Executive CTO, AppDynamics, explains here key takeaways and […]


OutSystems partners with EBLA to deliver ‘low-code’ platform for GCC businesses

OutSystems, a global provider of modern application development platforms, has partnered with EBLA Computer Consultancy Company to develop a go-to-market (GTM) strategy for EBLA’s clients across the GCC with Kuwait enablement as its starting point. The partnership will allow both companies to accelerate their joint GTM activities in Kuwait and Qatar, cater to the transformation […]