#Cloud Computing

Public cloud

Four trends shaping the future of public cloud: Gartner

Global end-user spending on public cloud services expected to exceed $480bn next year

Potential of UAE’s cloud-based manufacturing

A cloud computing model that is as dynamic and adaptable as it is cost effective is considered a true enabler

M&A: How technology can help integrate increasingly complex business models

Driving real value from a merger or an acquisition lies within the integration and orchestration of the IT estate

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Worldwide public cloud spending to grow 23% in 2021: Gartner

Cloud spending driven by emerging technologies becoming mainstream

Digital transformation is transforming the way we work

Digital transformation is more relevant than it ever was in the region, says Wang Di, president of Huawei Digital Power in the Middle East

Decolonising cloud technology

OmniClouds cracks the network-as-a-service and the internet connectivity puzzle

Microsoft Cloud delivers for Dubai-based startup

With support from Microsoft, Digiteam offers its sales digitisation and gamification mobile solution on the cloud and scales to new customers across different markets

Tencent Cloud to set up cloud data centre in Bahrain

The data centre will be the first in the MENA region and will go live by the end of 2021

Treat your cloud strategy like an investment portfolio

The digital world is flat, thanks to ubiquitous cloud services

South Korean Bespin Global to set up regional HQ, R&D centre at Abu Dhabi’s Hub71

Abu Dhabi Investment Office to offer financial and non-financial incentives to Bespin Global

Huawei picks winners of inaugural Innovation Competition for Middle East

Team from Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan takes home top prize

Khazna to increase data centre capacity five-fold in UAE by 2023

Announced expansion plan will increase capacity to 200 megawatts of IT load capacity

UAE businesses keen to embrace hybrid cloud: report

Only 15 per cent of UAE businesses use legacy data centre-only environments

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Phi Trends: The standout performers in the stock market

The 26 stocks recommended over the past five months have seen stellar returns, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Saudi Railway taps Oracle Cloud to support expansion, automate services

SAR will also implement Oracle Analytics Cloud and Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse

Google teams up with Aramco to bring its cloud business to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia joins global network of Google Cloud Platform regions

Key challenges for cloud security in a world changed by Covid-19

Struggle with cloud security remains a growing concern

Abu Dhabi-based Yas Heat Esports partners with Microsoft to boost esports in the region

Esports team to adopt sports science offered by Microsoft Intelligent Cloud

Gitex 2020: Avaya partners with DWTC to create enable virtual participation

Avaya Spaces brings together distributed groups of people to collaborate in the cloud

Salesforce enters into definitive agreement to acquire Slack

Slack will become an operating unit of Salesforce and will continue to be led by CEO Stewart Butterfield

ICT talent beckons a new era of learning in the Middle East

Adequate ICT talent is required to accelerate digital enablement plans across the region

Preparing fintech companies for the future

Fintechs should delegate infrastructure management to the cloud and focus on business development

Micro Focus appoints new head of Emerging Markets

Anas Jwaied is Micro Focus new vice president and general manager for Emerging Markets

SAP builds cloud platform for Covid-19 supply chains

SAP vaccine collaboration hub can help govts, partners deploy mass vaccination programs

SAP applications now available from UAE Microsoft datacentres

Early adopters of the joint offering include Dubai-based Landmark Group and RAK Ceramics

Dubai-based BIOS Middle East adds VMware SD-WAN to managed services portfolio

Global market for SD-WAN to expand by 48 per cent annually from 2020 to 2027

GCC public cloud market to grow by 25% annually through to 2024: IDC

More than half of CIOs in the region aim to accelerate digital transformation efforts

Oracle launches first of Cloud regions in the UAE in Dubai

DP World, DAMAC, Abu Dhabi Customs, Tahaluf Al Emarat among UAE Oracle cloud customers

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Phi Trends: Cloud computing and big data – the way forward

Rising global digitisation due to the pandemic has been a catalyst for companies in the cloud computing and data analytics space, opines entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash

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Oracle to acquire 12.5% stake in TikTok Global

Video-sharing app to store all US user data on Oracle Cloud