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Spotlight series: Hassan Mirreh, MIET, Data Centre Technical Director, Dawiyat

With increased investment expected in the Middle Eastern data centre market, how will this influence engineering strategies? 

As the government’s push towards Digital Transformation fuels demand for data centres in the Middle East, the UAE has firmly established itself as a leader in driving the data centre evolution with around 28 active colocation facilities, revealed JLL in a whitepaper at Cityscape Global. Several data centres and cloud providers have either established a […]

Cybersecurity Expands Rapidly in Middle East, forging Partnerships with ConnectWise

Dubai, August 10th, 2023 – Cyber Security Speed, a leading global provider of advanced cybersecurity solutions, announces its strategic expansion in the Middle East region and the establishment of pivotal partnerships with key players in the Gulf. This expansion is driven by the company’s commitment to fortifying businesses against evolving cyber threats and delivering cutting-edge […]

International Demand Surges: GITEX GLOBAL, Expand North Star Expands to Dubai’s Two Mega Venues

World’s largest tech and start-up event spearheads global tech takeover at Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai Harbour  Blockbuster duo to accelerate the epic race for AI dominance in the year to imagine AI in everything Dubai, UAE: The surge in international demand has rallied the world’s largest tech and start-up event to scale even […]

Navigating the future of data centres in the UAE

Considering Digital Transformation in the region, data centres capture the essence of this evolution. Innovation has been encouraged by moving towards climate-conscious practices and responding to data demands. Tambi Baik, Country Manager, Saudi Arabia and Regional Manager Enterprise, GCC Region, NetApp, reflects on the journey so far and what’s expected to shape data centre activity. […]

Transforming the data centre market with modularity

Data centres face mounting challenges, from environmental concerns to supply chain disruptions and expanding outreach. Ashraf Yehia, Managing Director at Eaton Middle East, offers a compelling vision for the future of data centre construction in a digital age. Data centres are the unsung heroes of our digital age, quietly supporting our daily activities and powering […]

G42 and Microsoft unlock new opportunities for Digital Transformation with joint sovereign cloud and AI offering

G42 and Microsoft have embarked on the next phase of their ongoing strategic collaboration and announced a multifaceted plan to make available sovereign cloud offerings, co-innovate and deliver advanced AI capabilities and expand the existing data centre infrastructure in the UAE. Microsoft’s sovereign cloud offering will allow UAE public sector and regulated industries to use […]

Extreme Networks launches regional data centre to meet growing business needs in UAE

Extreme Networks, a leader in cloud networking, has announced the launch of a new regional data centre (RDC) in the UAE, to meet growing business needs for faster data transmissions, easy access to cloud solutions and heightened data security. Through AI and Machine Learning functionality with the ExtremeCloud IQ platform, the RDC enables both government […]

Netskope expands presence in Middle East with four NewEdge data centres across UAE and KSA

As the Middle East races toward digitalisation, Netskope, a leader in Secure Access Service Edge, announced the expansion of its NewEdge network in the Middle East with four data centres across the UAE and Saudi Arabia. With this expansion, the network can better serve in-region and multinational enterprise customers. Consolidating Netskope’s promise to secure data […]

Deep Dive with Brendan Press, CCO Gulf Bridge International

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement in the data centre industry? Having worked in the telecoms for over 20 years, I have witnessed a dramatic change in the industry, due to the year-on-year increases in demand for data across the world. In terms of data centres specifically though, I am – and […]

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