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Microsoft, G42 to invest $1bn in Kenya to build geothermal-powered data centre

Microsoft and G42 will work with the government of Kenya to design and operate the new East Africa cloud region as part of a trusted data zone

G42, EcoCloud partner to build green data centre in Kenya

Abu Dhabi’s G42, EcoCloud partner to build green data centre in Kenya

The new facility will enhance cloud computing and artificial intelligence services to advance digital transformation in Kenya

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Here’s how data centres can be made more sustainable and environment friendly

Tassos Peppas, regional director – Middle East, Turkey and Central Asia at Vertiv shares key solutions in achieving sustainable operations for data centres

Digital DEWA strengthens partnership with Huawei

Digital DEWA bolsters partnership with China’s Huawei

The two entities agreed to enhance the collaboration in the energy sector, transmission and distribution communication networks

Dubai opens world’s largest solar-powered data centre

The data centre has a capacity exceeding 100 megawatts, and spans more than 16,000 square metres

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Alibaba plans logistics hub at Istanbul airport, data centre near Ankara

Expanding commerce and cloud-based units are expected to lift the company’s revenue

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Amazon vows to replenish all the water it uses for data centres

Currently, AWS relies on recycled water for 20 of its data centres

Interview: George Pawlyszyn, general manager – MEA at Rackspace Technology

Interview: George Pawlyszyn, general manager – MEA at Rackspace Technology

Cloud migration is a complex task and IT managers struggle to ensure availability and continuity during the migration process, which is further complicated by multicloud environments

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Batelco partners with Carrier & Wholesale Services by e& to extend reach

Through the partnership, e&’s SmartHub ecosystem of interconnected communities will provide Batelco’s business customers with seamless reachability to Eastern destinations such as Pakistan and India

Aveva to showcase unified operations centre for data centres at Gitex Global

Organisations deploying this solution will realise reductions in project implementation times by up to 60 per cent

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Khazna, Beeah Group to bring Sharjah its first Tier 3 data centre

The joint venture will focus on addressing the growing demand for digital infrastructure in the emirate, while aiming for sustainable operations and net-zero emissions by 2050

Seamless flow of data underpins IT modernisation initiatives

Research by Gartner has found that customer experience drives over two-thirds of customer loyalty, outperforming price and brand combined

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Truly Secure, Workfam partner to elevate employee engagement in the region

The partnership followed shortly after the employee engagement solution identified the need for increased security protection

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Huawei’s take on how ICT infrastructure can curb energy consumption

In an interview with Gulf Business, David Shi, president, Huawei Enterprise Business Group, Middle East highlights how the need for greener ICT infrastructure is a priority for organisations

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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

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UAE’s Alec launches subsidiary to revamp data centre construction across MENA

The company will employ the group’s in-house civil, MEP, and technological expertise to help corporations

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Equinix to build data centre in Salalah, Oman

Work is underway to establish a new subsea cable interconnection hub linking Asia, Africa and Europe in partnership with Omantel

Saudi Telecom spins off data centre, cable assets to new firm

Saudi Telecom already spun off its internet services unit and listed it on the kingdom’s stock market last year

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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

DIC, Khazna Data Centers announce two data storage facilities in Dubai

Khazna will play a critical role in catering to the recording, movement and security of increasingly large amounts of information

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

Digital DEWA’s Moro Hub breaks ground for solar-powered data centre in Dubai

The data centre will be implemented by Moro Hub at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai

The growth of data centres in the Middle East

The pandemic has highlighted the critical role of data centres in ensuring that IT companies not only function well, but are also ready to embrace a digital future

Global modular data centre market to maintain robust growth – Frost & Sullivan

Huawei’s smart modular data centre solution has grown rapidly in recent years, increasing from 12.7 per cent in 2017 to 20.5 per cent in 2020

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Improving data centre power consumption and energy efficiency

In recent years, power management systems have advanced to the point where they are versatile and easily adaptable to new requirements.

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Saudi Arabia’s STC continues Phase 3 of data centre project across the region

The programme will provide a full range of services and safety measures of assets across key cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam

Oracle announces second cloud region in the UAE

Emaar, Emirates Post Group chose Oracle Cloud Abu Dhabi Region for strategic business operations

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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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Forcepoint acquires Bitglass to strengthen its SASE platform

Over the past five years, Bitglass has delivered 99.99 per cent availability, ensuring users can securely access the resources they need to be productive

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Smart modular DC solution: make any room a data centre

Huawei smart modular data centre solution builds next generation data centre intelligence, making full use of their smart lithium battery