ZainTech, the one-stop digital and ICT solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, has entered into an agreement for the complete acquisition of BIOS Middle East, a regional managed secure cloud provider with a presence in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Oman. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approvals, will result in the full migration and integration of BIOS Middle East’s operations within ZainTech over the next 12–18 months.
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NEC Supports Etisalat UAE’s New uCPE Offering for Business Customers
Etisalat UAE, the telecoms pillar of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), is offering on-demand virtual services to its corporate customers using ADVA's suite of Ensemble NFV technologies, with the solution system integration conducted by NEC.
AWS, BMW Explore Cloud Technologies for Future Cars
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and BMW have announced a strategic collaboration that will see the companies develop innovative cloud technologies together to harness the data potential of future vehicle generations to maximum effect. The two companies are also cooperating to develop commercial off-the-shelf cloud solutions for securely managing vehicle data. The collaboration marks a continuation of the two companies' work together in the area of connected vehicles, which started in 2015. As in all previous collaborations, the BMW Group retains full and exclusive control of data and complies with the data protection regulations applicable in the respective markets. Also read: TDRA Lauds Amazon for Launching AWS UAE Region
NEC, Red Hat Solidify Partnership to Boost Enterprise Transformation
NEC and Red Hat announced an expanded global collaboration to drive IT modernization and digital transformation.
Emircom, SAS Stimulate Regional Digitization With AI, Data Analytics
Emircom and SAS aim to provide advanced solutions for customers who seek sustainable business growth through data-driven technology — an approach that extends beyond profit numbers to include insights into what's happening with an organization on the ground, enabling better decisions about future projects as well.
etisalat by e& Says New ‘Business Pro’ Will Empower Businesses
Etisalat UAE, branded as etisalat by e&, has launched the all-new business proposition “Business Pro” that aims to meet the digital needs of businesses through facilitating office, remote and hybrid working.
Cisco to Deliver Power, Energy and Space Efficiencies for Cloud Operators
Continuing its commitment to power an inclusive future for all by connecting more people and things, Cisco shared new innovations across its Nexus 9000 and Cisco 8000 portfolios to help enterprise, webscale and hyperscale customers deliver richer cloud applications and services while balancing their needs for more bandwidth using less space and power.
AWS Helps Customers Embark on Their Smart City Journey
With the newly-introduced AWS Smart City Competency, customers can quickly and confidently identify AWS Partners who can help them address smart city-focused challenges.
Sparkle, Princess Máxima Center to Accelerate Research Using Google Cloud
The Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, the biggest childhood cancer center in Europe, will leverage Google Cloud’s technology to execute research into childhood cancer mutations with the aim of gaining a comprehensive picture of possible tumor-specific mutations, which will hopefully pave the way to a state-of-the-art data resource for researchers worldwide.
e& Enterprise Launches CPaaS Solution engageX
e& enterprise, part of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), has announced the launch of engageX, a growing communications platform as a service (CPaaS) ecosystem that customizes any end-user customer experience journey with seamless, multi-channel communications.