Etisalat Digital, Accenture and Oracle have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) to offer SMBs and large enterprise clients in the Middle East a seamless digital transformation and journey to Oracle cloud solutions across IaaS/PaaS/SaaS. By offering a one-stop-shop for Oracle solutions, the new collaboration will allow Accenture, Etisalat Digital, and Oracle to create a joint value proposition for clients in the UAE and Saudi Arabia, and the wider region.
Cloud and Enterprise Business
STL, an industry-leading integrator of digital networks, announced a partnership with Sabafon to transition from traditional billing systems to a fully cloud-native SaaS-based billing support system (BSS) and operation support system (OSS) solution. The 5-year long deal will involve STL delivering and supporting a new-age, converged, charging, billing, and CRM solution deployed in a public cloud infrastructure. The deal reflects STL’s continued commitment towards business expansion in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA).
Netcracker Technology announced that Zain Saudi Arabia, a leading innovator of mobile services in the Middle East and Africa, has selected the cloud-based Netcracker digital BSS and Netcracker customer engagement for its digital transformation program. Zain Saudi Arabia will also utilize Netcracker service management and orchestration, part of Netcracker digital OSS, to create the foundation for automated network slicing within its 5G core environment and across its entire network for 5G monetization. The Netcracker digital OSS portfolio will also help Zain to manage its virtualized network and deliver multivendor services.
Etihad Water and Electricity (Etihad WE) is embarking on the next phase of its digital transformation journey with global technology company SAP to optimize experiences for more than 1.3 million people in the UAE.
The TDRA Virtual Academy launched the cloud computing national capacity development program that aims to qualify national human resources and support entrepreneurs in cloud computing.
PCCW Global’s Console Connect is joining forces with Australian start-up ActivePort to extend the availability of its SD-WAN 2.0 solution to more businesses worldwide using the power of Software Defined Interconnection.
Huawei plans to invest $15 million over the next three years in the newly-launched Huawei Cloud Oasis Program to accelerate the development of technology enterprises and ecosystems in the Middle East.
Backing up businesses when they need it most, data2cloud, an Ooredoo subsidiary, offers total peace of mind with its state-of-the-art disaster recovery (DR) Management platform. The pay-per-use service is designed to suit all businesses — small, medium, and large — in keeping systems and data safe and available.
Help AG, the cybersecurity arm of Etisalat Digital and the region’s trusted IT security advisor, has partnered with Zscaler, the leader in cloud security.
Etisalat Digital announced its Cloud Electronic Medical Record, a ground-breaking solution for healthcare establishments to efficiently share data in real-time throughout the UAE as it moves towards a world-class healthcare system ensuring a longer, happier and healthier life for all citizens.