Oracle entered into an agreement to acquire Talari Networks, a leading provider of Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology offering centralized control and improved application performance used for over 500 customers in over 40 countries.
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Global trade enabler DP World has extended its partnership with Oracle to implement its digital transformation program that supports its strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched its new data center dubbed MORO in Dubai - a world-class data hub that provides state-of-the-art data center solutions and innovative business services.
In a big step towards offering local SaaS applications to Saudi market, Integrated Telecom Company Ltd. (ITC), a leader in Information and Communication Technology, signed a partnership agreement with ENPROSERV Company, an international company specialized in managed business applications, in order to enable ITC to resell next generation business application services (ERP services) within the SaaS portfolio of cloud services provided by ITC to its clients for various business functions like human resources, payroll, finance, CRM, order management and also industry vertical modules.
Invigo has successfully tested the download of an eSIM profile on an embedded UICC with a mobile network operator. Invigo's eSIM provisioning platform offers a state-of-the-art subscription management solution to remotely provision and manage embedded SIM cards in both consumer and M2M devices, while meeting industry standards in terms of system security, interoperability, and scalability. The company is currently preparing for the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) audit for its SM-DP+ and SM-DP servers in partnership with a Tier IV datacenter provider, and expect to complete it by the end of 2018.
Emirates Data Clearing House (EDCH), a subsidiary of Etisalat Services Holding, announced the launch of a new suite of mobile financial services for Expresso Telecom based in Senegal, Africa. E-Money by Expresso launched commercially nationwide in Senegal for all mobile customers in the new and existing segments of Expresso Senegal.
Microsoft said it will buy software development platform GitHub, in a deal worth $7.5 billion which will blend two opposite corporate cultures.
Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), the leading Information and Communications Technology Company in Saudi Arabia and Sofrecom, an Orange Group subsidiary, signed an agreement to lead the Outside Plant (OSP) implementation and management in all regions of Saudi Arabia for the next 3.5 years and to provide planning, design and supervision expertise and knowledge transfer to ITC employees.
Ribbon Communications Inc., a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, announced that it has added key new features and functionality to its Smart Office Unified Communications (UC) solution to improve the end-user communications and collaboration experience. The mobile enhancements include an innovative Call Boost feature that allows users to seamlessly move an active call from 3/4G or Wi-Fi data services to their cellular voice provider when data network bandwidth and voice quality decreases.
Global infrastructure solutions and communications provider CommScope has partnered with cable certification firm Fluke Networks to help ensure optimum fiber optic cabling performance. CommScope's exclusive SYSTIMAX® link loss calculator will now be incorporated in Fluke Networks' CertiFiber® Pro Optical Loss Test Set (part of the company's Versiv™ Cabling Certification System) and the company's LinkWare™ Live cloud service.