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GISEC GLOBAL launches CISO Circle

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 September 2022: GISEC GLOBAL, the most connected and influential cybersecurity exhibition and conference in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has launched its CISO Circle platform for chief information security officers, government leaders and cybersecurity experts. CISO Circle, the new invite-only community launched by Dubai World Trade Centre, the organisers […]

Increasing Middle East data centre demands lead to a more resilient fibre platform

Ehab Kanary, VP Sales, EMEA Emerging Markets at CommScope, discusses the complex demands placed upon data centre managers and why this is increasing the need for them to up their infrastructure game. Kanary draws attention to what’s driving this change across the data centre space and how network operators can address it and prepare their […]

G42 and e& ink deal turning Khazna Data Centers into the Middle East’s largest data centre provider

Following the binding agreement between e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) and G42 to merge their data centre offering late last year, Khazna Data Centers is now operating the twelve new joint data centres network, making it the UAE and Middle East’s largest data centre provider. The strategic partnership between G42 and e& makes Khazna […]

AWS launches Region in the United Arab Emirates

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an company, has announced the launch of its second Region in the Middle East, the AWS Middle East (UAE) region. Starting now, developers, start-ups, entrepreneurs and enterprises, as well as government, education and non-profit organisations will have even greater choice for running their applications and serving end-users from data centres […]

Microsoft launches Azure Availability Zones to heighten competitiveness of UAE organisations

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Availability Zones, to be delivered via its UAE data centres in Dubai. The investment, which is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of UAE businesses through the vital provision of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions, reinforces Microsoft’s commitment to the UAE government, its business community and its […]

Juniper Networks chosen by Jazz to build fully-automated data centre infrastructure

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, announced that it has been selected by Jazz, Pakistan’s number one 4G operator and the largest Internet and leading digital service provider, to create a transformative, expanded and upgraded data centre network to underpin Jazz’s services delivery platform for its 74.9 million subscribers. Jazz’s objective was to […]

stc’s MENA Hub to build infrastructure with Greek telecom TSSA

stc expands complete digital eco-system with cable to EU. stc group’s MENA Hub is to build the East to Med Data Corridor (EMC) undersea and land fibre-optic data cable that will link Europe with Asia, with Greek partners. stc’s MENA Hub with this new project shows the nature of its ambition to provide ever-increasing global […]

Rack Centre becomes one of the first IFC EDGE certified data centres in EMEA

Rack Centre, an Actis majority-owned data centre and a leading carrier-neutral Tier III data centre in West Africa, has become one of the first International Finance Corporation (IFC) EDGE certified data centres in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  This prestigious green building certification recognises the significant savings the centre will achieve in energy and […]

ALEC launches new company to revolutionise data centre construction in MENA region

Building on its strengths in construction, MEP, logistics, fitout and technology integration and looking to cater to growing demand for regional data centres, ALEC has announced the establishment of its newest subsidiary, ALEC Data Centre Solutions. In addition to designing, implementing and commissioning turn-key data centres that conform to the highest international standards, the company […]

Khazna Data Centers breaks ground on its second data centre at Masdar

Khazna Data Centers, one of the largest wholesale data centre providers in the Middle East and North Africa, has kicked off construction of its second data centre in Masdar, Abu Dhabi and is set to be completed by Q3 2023. To be named Khazna Abu Dhabi 6 (AUH 6), the new 31.8 megawatts (MW) of […]

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