Saturday 21 April 2018

Microsoft names president for Saudi operations

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Thamer Alharbi as president for Microsoft Arabia in Saudi Arabia. In his new role, Alharbi will spearhead Microsoft’s efforts in accelerating digital transformation and innovation across industries, leveraging his over fifteen year


R&M launches new micro data centre in Middle East

Switzerland-based R&M, a globally active developer and provider of cabling systems for quality network infrastructures, has launched its Telco Edge micro data centre in the Middle East. With a reduced physical footprint and significantly lower power consumption than tradition


Microsoft launches hybrid-cloud system in Saudi

Microsoft has launched Azure Stack, its hybrid cloud-computing product, in the Saudi Arabian market, in collaboration with its partners, Sahara Net and Lenovo. Sahara Net is the first certified product provider and Lenovo is responsible for providing hardware that runs the produc


Viva unveils region’s first 9-beam antenna tech

Viva Bahrain, a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom, said it had made a regional breakthrough by deploying the region’s first nine-beam antenna technology during this year’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.    Delivering approximately n


Microsoft launches Surface Book 2 in UAE

Microsoft, a global technology leader, is bringing portability and power to UAE mobile professionals, with its new versatile laptop, powerful tablet, and portable studio in one - Surface Book 2. Onur Altintas, senior product marketing manager - Surface, Microsoft - Middle East an


Expo 2020 signs Cisco as network partner

Expo 2020 Dubai has teamed up with worldwide technology leader Cisco to provide its latest technology and intent-based network to power connectivity at the mega event. Expo 2020 will take place between October 20, 2020 and April 10, 2021 and organisers expect nearly 25 million vi


Etisalat, global telcos to create cyber security alliance

UAE-based telecom provider Etisalat, Singtel, SoftBank and Telefónica have signed an agreement to create the first Global Telco Security Alliance to offer enterprises a comprehensive portfolio of cyber security services. The alliance will be one of the world’s bigges


SAP completes acquisition of Callidus Software

German enterprise software group SAP has completed its acquisition of Callidus Software, a market leader known for its lead to money applications, including sales performance management and configure-price-quote (CPQ). These applications, marketed under the brand CallidusCloud, w


Managed cloud services ‘set to grow at 27pc’

Managed cloud services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 27 per cent to reach Dh31.2 billion ($8.5 billion) by 2022 in the Middle East, said STME, a top IT solutions provider, citing a report from Reporterlink. The managed cloud services market in the Middle East has grown

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