#Data Centre

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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

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

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

merger and acquisition

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

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

Cloud

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

Charging the future

With the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries in data centres, the market is expected to grow significantly by 2025

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Lenovo first to market with VMware’s software solution for the edge

LOC-A helps customers such as T-Systems deploy their edge-to-cloud infrastructure faster

Dubai FDI supports expansion by Amazon Web Services in UAE

The new AWS Middle East (UAE) region will have three availability zones

Kuwait’s KNPC refines its digital transformation with VMware

Deploys private cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure to boost agility and security

Nexans opens office in Saudi Arabia to provide local on-ground support

In addition to Nexans hub in Dubai, this move increases its presence in the Middle East

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Why regionals firms must opt for small-sized and edge data centres

A small and edge data centre contains the same power, cooling, connectivity, and security features as a centralised data centre, but on a smaller scale

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

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UAE-based BIOS Middle East expands to Saudi Arabia with two cloud data centres

The cloud data centres built on the VMware cloud stack

Dubai Municipality taps Huawei for disaster recovery data centre

The Tier 2 data centre inaugurated less than three months from the start of the contract

Dubai’s du to sell stake in Khazna for Dhs800m

Abu Dhabi’s Technology Holding Company will own 100 per cent of Khazna