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The democratisation of the workplace through Edge Computing

Digital Transformation of traditional business processes is taking place across the data centre sector and Edge Computing is a fundamental contributor to this overhaul. Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam, explains why this technology is critical to ensuring a seamless transition from the traditional workplace setting to the future of work. It’s […]


AWS to open data centres in UAE

Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, has announced that it plans to open an infrastructure region in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the first half of 2022. The new AWS Middle East (UAE) Region will consist of three Availability Zones and become AWS’s second region in the Middle East with the existing AWS […]


Netskope expands NewEdge Security Private Cloud across Europe and the Middle East

Netskope, the SASE leader, announced expansion of the Netskope NewEdge network across Europe and the Middle East, with new data centres brought online in Manchester, UK, Marseilles, France, Zurich, Switzerland and Fujairah, UAE. All of the additional presence and capacity has been activated in direct response to customer demand, as enterprises worldwide embrace a SASE […]


Tencent Cloud deploys its first MENA region Internet data centre hub in Bahrain

Tencent Cloud, the cloud business of Tencent, has announced its collaboration with the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Investment promotion agency. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with the aim to drive the Kingdom of Bahrain’s Internet Data Centre (IDC) development and support its rapid emergence as […]


Delivering value-added data centre solutions for the modern and transformed enterprise

To achieve their goals of Digital Transformation, many organisations have looked closely at their data centre environment. Wang Di, President, Huawei Digital Power, Middle East, highlights examples of how Huawei has worked closely with customers in the region to enable their organisations to scale.   Across the entirety of 2020, the business environment has become […]


Khazna data centres to provide 200 MW to turbocharge UAE’s digital economy

The expansion will support Digital Transformation, which is central to the UAE’s economic ambitions and has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Khazna, the UAE’s largest supplier of commercial wholesale data centre services, has announced that it will build multiple new data centres and increase its capacity five-fold over the next four years to provide vital […]


High private cloud usage sets path for UAE’s hybrid cloud migration

Third annual Nutanix survey finds UAE companies ahead of the global curve on private cloud adoption which is a key component of the emerging, highly flexible hybrid cloud model. Nutanix, a leader in private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing has released an analysis of its third global Enterprise Cloud Index survey and research report, showing […]


Eaton brings new features and industry’s lowest TCO to second generation of Eaton 93PM UPS

Eaton has introduced the second generation of its market-leading Eaton 93PM three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). The modular and scalable design of the Eaton 93PM G2 enables data centre operators to grow capacity and power protection in line with business demand, while also enabling the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) in its class. […]


The data centre sector in the Middle East: What next?

Data centres are often referred to as ‘powerhouses’ and it’s no surprise when we consider their capabilities. Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise for EMEA, CommScope, discusses how data centres will power our future as well as how they are developing in the Middle East region. Connectivity is laying the foundations for one of the […]


Rackspace Technology leads Aramex’s migration to public cloud

As digitisation takes hold, companies are discovering new ways to become more innovative and cloud technology is therefore becoming increasingly utilised. Mohammed Sleeq, Chief Digital Officer at Aramex, tells us how the company migrated its operations to the public cloud with the help of Rackspace Technology. Rackspace Technology has announced that Aramex, a leading global […]


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