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Warba Bank digitises online banking and enhances customer experience with Nutanix

Kuwaiti FSI leader targets mobile computing and financial services governance in bold Digital Transformation programme. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced that Kuwait’s Warba Bank has digitally transformed its financial services and mobile banking using the power of Nutanix’s hyper-converged infrastructure platform. Warba Bank was established in 2010 and currently runs 14 […]


The game changer for South Africa’s oldest bank

First National Bank (FNB) is the oldest bank in South Africa and one of the country’s ‘big four’ financial institutions. It is a division of FirstRand Limited, a large financial services conglomerate, which trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the symbol FSR. FNB is also listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol […]


LanDynamix launches a cost of downtime calculator guide

LanDynamix, a leading managed IT services provider, says companies trying to quantify the cost of downtime all too often make the mistake of tackling it from a technology perspective, when in fact it is a financial and business issue. According to LanDynamix Technology Adviser, Ethan Searle, key technology stakeholders in companies will acquire the buy-in […]


AWS Outposts now available in UAE and Saudi Arabia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of AWS Outposts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). AWS Outposts delivers fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises, while seamlessly connecting to AWS’s broad […]


Genghis Capital’s cloud-first business model ensures it weathers business disruption

Foresight has future-proofed Kenyan financial services business and enabled the company to continue to innovate throughout movement constraints on business during the current health crisis. Jeremiah Chunge Munyasa, Head of Alternative Channels and Technology at Genghis Capital, says: “With data residing on the cloud, backups are also stored there including another copy at our off-site […]


Zain Group signs MoU with Kuwaiti bank to provide data centre services

Kuwait based telecommunications company Zain Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commercial Bank of Kuwait to provide cloud solutions and data centre services Kuwait based telecommunications company Zain Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commercial Bank of Kuwait to provide cloud solutions and data centre services to aid the […]


Boursorama stays loyal to NTT as it transforms its WAN with NTT

NTT has announced a continuation of the partnership established 15 years ago between Boursorama, the company behind the Boursorama.com financial information portal and Boursorama Banque, France’s leading online bank and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com). Following the launch of NTT Ltd. on July 1, 2019, which saw 28 brands within the NTT Group come together, […]


Western Union selects AWS as preferred long-term strategic cloud provider

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced that Western Union has selected AWS as preferred long-term strategic cloud provider, as it plans to move a significant portion of its infrastructure to the cloud. Western Union will be using AWS to build a more seamless and reliable experience for its customers who send money and payments to over 200 countries and […]


Namibian financial holdings company improves infrastructure thanks to Nutanix

A Namibian financial holdings company that has seen its number of employees rise from 50 to 900 in a decade turned to Nutanix to improve its infrastructure model. Trustco Holdings is a dual listed diversified Namibian financial services group that invests and operates in sustainable high growth assets in emerging markets. Employing 900 people, the company […]


Bahrain Bourse turns to AWS Cloud Technology to enhance performance 

Bahrain Bourse has announced that it has started migrating to Amazon Web Services (AWS) due to the increased availability and security it will get and to increase its application speed and performance, while reducing operational costs. The first phase of the migration includes moving backup and Disaster Recovery solutions to the cloud, with plans to […]


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