#Data Centre

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

Huawei smart modular data centre

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

data centre

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

AI, data center, info

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

Saudi Arabia Riyadh

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