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AWS to invest $5.3 bn in Saudi Arabia, open data centres

AWS unveils $5.3bn investment to advance Saudi Arabia’s cloud infrastructure

The new region will consist of three availability zones at launch, adding to the existing 105 zones across 33 geographic regions globally

How AWS is supporting MENA’s cloud journey

Exclusive: Jonathan Allen on how AWS is supporting MENA’s cloud journey

AWS’ director of enterprise strategy tells Gulf Business that the company has three data centres in the UAE and Bahrain, giving customers access to key cloud computing services


GITEX GLOBAL 2023: Core42, AWS collaborate to accelerate digital transformation

This collaboration will be driven by harnessing existing AWS cloud and AI services, and Core42’s deep expertise in AI and digital solutions

Emirates group to deploy Extended Reality

Emirates Group and AWS to create immersive digital experience for employees

The scope of the collaboration includes the development of an Extended Reality platform, 3D virtual hubs, virtual training, gamified environments, and simulated experiences for learning

Masdar city and AWS sign partnership

Masdar City, Amazon Web Services to help UAE startups scale operations

Startups will have access to technical support and architectural guidance from AWS Cloud support engineers, as well as technical and business training delivered by AWS experts


Amazon’s new chip moves AWS into high-performance computing

Amazon says making its own chips will give customers more cost-effective computing power than they could get by renting time on processors

Amazon Web Services opens second region in the Middle East

Amazon Web Services launches second Region in the Middle East, plans investment of $5bn

The AWS Middle East (UAE) Region will support an average of nearly 6,000 full-time jobs annually at external vendors

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Women in tech: Ghada Elkeissi, head of Professional Services, Public Sector – MEA at Amazon Web Services

While the tech industry is male-dominated, we have seen progress over the last years and increased awareness of the importance of diversity in the industry

Gisec Global 2022 to drive industry fightback against cyberthreats

100 ethical hackers to find and fix security flaws in electric cars, smartphones and drones at Gisec Bug Bounty programme

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Kyndryl and AWS announce strategic partnership to accelerate cloud adoption

Together they will establish Cloud Center of Excellence to develop joint solutions including services for mission critical infrastructure

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Amazon Web Services to open data centres in the UAE

The new cloud infrastructure region is set to launch in the first half of 2022

GCC’s higher education sector: Chalking out the future of tomorrow

As industrial revolution and digital advancements scale the demand for technical and cross-functional skills, how has the regional higher education space responded?