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Revoland becomes the first blockchain game to launch on Huawei Cloud

Revoland is a multiplayer online battle arena where players can gather friends to form a team, play and earn token rewards for their individual skills

Huawei’s R&D investment soars to $22.4bn in 2021

The company’s total revenue in 2021 reached $99.9bn, and generated a net profit of $17.8bn

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UAE-based travel tech provider migrates to Oracle Cloud

Information Systems Associates gains access to OCI’s elasticity and scalability to manage a seasonal travel reservation workload

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Google to acquire cybersecurity firm Mandiant for $5.4bn

Google will purchase Mandiant for $23 a share in an all-cash deal, according to a statement

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How technology will inevitably play an important role in Saudi Arabia

The kingdom recently announced over $6.4bn of investments in future technologies and entrepreneurship at LEAP, the largest tech event in Saudi Arabia

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Microsoft targets 5G wireless networks to make its cloud faster

Microsoft is updating its Azure for operators products and strategy on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

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Microsoft Defender security expands to support Google cloud

Microsoft Defender will include support for Google Cloud starting Wednesday, three months after adding support for Amazon’s products

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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

LEAP22: Saudi Arabia unveils over $6.4bn in technology and startup investments

NEOM Tech & Digital Co. launches XVRS cognitive metaverse and M3LD data management platform as part of a $1bn investment

UAE’s Ali & Sons opt for Oracle Cloud to drive growth

Based in Abu Dhabi, Ali & Sons’ business portfolio spans automotive, oil and gas, retail, engineering and construction, property management, and hospitality

How NetApp’s data management solutions are a game changer in the Middle East

In an exclusive interview, Maya Zakhour, director Channel Sales – MEA, Italy and Spain at NetApp, shares how they continue to transform in order to meet the needs of their partners and customers

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Acronis launches first cloud data centre in South Africa

The local service providers will have a location within the country where they can store business-critical data for their clients

Public cloud gains pace in the MENA region

With cloud computing gaining traction during the pandemic, players like Oracle have stepped up and demonstrated their commitment to the region through the opening of cloud regions

Qatar Airways moves financial planning to Oracle cloud

Oracle Cloud EPM enables Qatar Airways to better connect financial data across HR, finance and enhance the company’s business modelling and planning

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Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle cloud applications to drive business growth

More than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working

ADAA becomes the first government entity to migrate its data centre to the cloud

Migration eases environmental risks, delivers capital and operational cost savings and boosts security and compliance

SecureKloud Technologies partners with Dubai-based Cognicx to expand footprint in the region

Under this partnership, the companies aim to help customer’s in their cloud migration processes while also creating new solutions in data modernisation, and cybersecurity

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What to remember when choosing multi-cloud solutions for your business

Here’s how to identify and eliminate the worst practices in multi-cloud management

Work 2022: Rewriting the rules

Business leaders now recognise the positive impact flexible work can have on everything from employee engagement and productivity to work-life balance

Media and entertainment: Envisioning cloud-based production ecosystems

As the media and entertainment industry looks towards the road to production in the cloud, new opportunities to drive innovation and change are emerging

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Oracle signed on as first tenant of hyperscale data centre in Saudi Arabia’s NEOM

Oracle’s second cloud region in Saudi Arabia will enable support of Vision 2030 technology ambitions

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In pictures: GB Tech Awards 2021

The award ceremony was held on October 20 at Headlines Executive, Ibis, Dubai

Abu Dhabi Investment Office, AWS launch cloud training programme

SME-targeted programme will analyse skill gaps, deliver cloud strategy and provide access to digital training content, assessments and reporting

Accenture opens technology innovation showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai

Accenture Exchange provides visitors the opportunity to learn more about company’s technology solutions and its role in bringing the Expo to life

Microsoft unveils Windows 11

Microsoft has included new accessibility options designed by and for people of determination

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Over 85% of Saudi organisations attribute cyberattacks to vulnerable technology

Sixty-seven per cent of security leaders said their exposure to cyber risk increased as a result of moving business-critical functions to the cloud

BIOS Middle East expands its cloud footprint to Oman

The new cloud footprint in Muscat complements existing cloud footprints already available in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Jeddah

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Here’s how regional firms can simplify the cloud migration process

A multi-cloud strategy enables users to mix and match services based on their organisational goals and specific needs, says global IT firm Comarch

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Webinar: Future trends in digital transformation in the Middle East

To learn how organisations can embrace digital transformation, Gulf Business in association with Xerox hosted the webinar which was joined by esteemed panel of industry experts

HPE and Alpha Data: Accelerating digital transformation

Huawei to invest $15m in Middle East cloud programme

Programme to assist 3,000 experts, support over 1,500 consulting and technical partners, and empower more than 100 SMEs to develop their cloud capabilities