#Partnership

Injazat Dell

Injazat expands collaboration with Dell Technologies and VMware to enhance cloud offerings

Injazat to build its hybrid multi-cloud 2.0 platform using Dell and VMware Cloud to support rising demand for cloud infrastructure and solutions

Saudi Aramco, Cognite launch JV

Saudi Aramco, Cognite partner to form tech joint venture

Powered by advanced cloud solutions and industrial software, the joint venture will support industrial digitalisation on a nationwide scale and across the MENA region

Microsoft Eaton

Microsoft collaborates with Eaton to improve sustainability

The expansion is part of a new strategic framework agreement between both the organisations designed to address major industry developments including digital transformation

Hub71 AIQ

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71, AIQ partner to accelerate AI-driven transformation of the energy industry

The collaboration will see both companies accelerate the development of digital technologies to unlock greater value from oil and gas operations

Network International

Network International partners with FreedomPay

Strategic collaboration will enable Network to offer a fully integrated payments platform to its hospitality and retail merchants in UAE and MEA region

Arcserve

Arcserve, Ampconnect partner to accelerate business growth in the GCC

The partnership will empower both organisations to meet the growing demand for unified data resilience solutions in the region

IBM, MBZUAI

IBM and MBZUAI sign agreement to advance AI research with new centre

The centre will leverage the talents of IBM researchers and MBZUAI faculty and students and will focus on the advancement of applied research objectives

ADNOC

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC, Masdar deepen partnership with BP

ADNOC, BP and Masdar also agreed to explore the production of sustainable aviation fuels in the UAE

EFG Amazon.eg

Amazon invests $10m in EFG Hermes, may convert to 4.255% stake in subsidiary valU

ValU has a current post-money valuation $235m

Emirates Huawei

ATM 2022: Emirates extends strategic partnership with Huawei

Both firms originally formed a strategic agreement in early 2020 by making the Emirates app available on Huawei’s AppGallery

Emirates South African

Dubai’s Emirates signs MoU with South African Tourism Board to boost visitor arrivals

The agreement aims to boost visitor arrivals and inbound traffic to South Africa from key markets across the Emirates network

Entrust Cyberknight

Entrust onboards CyberKnight as new distributor for Middle East Region

The partnership will see the two companies jointly build solutions for the Middle Eastern market

Midis Group

BlackBerry partners with Midis Group to drive growth in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

Midis Group will focus on driving growth for BlackBerry’s cybersecurity business unit

Emirates and Royal Air Maroc

Dubai’s Emirates, Royal Air Maroc launch codeshare partnership

The codeshare partnership will offer customers more ways to book and connect their travel between the two airlines’ networks

Hellenic Development Bank

Mubadala extends co-investment partnership with Hellenic Development Bank of Investments

The Mubadala-HDBI co-investment partnership was first established in 2018 with an initial focus on minority direct private equity investments in Greek businesses

Atos VMware partnership

Atos, VMware extend strategic partnership to help organisations derive value from data

Companies expand partnership to help meet customers’ data sovereignty and interoperability needs, and align with Gaia-X principles

GM and Honda in talks to develop solid-state EV batteries

A GM and Honda partnership for solid-state storage would deepen their growing relationship

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Dubai-based Tradeling partners with Hong-Kong’s electronics manufacturer Astrum

Tradeling will be the exclusive distributor of Astrum’s goods in the MENA region

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UAE’s e& partners with Meta to drive innovation

The companies will work together on use cases that integrate with the latest Meta products and solutions

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Help AG, Waterfall Security Solutions partner to strengthen industrial cybersecurity in the UAE

Help AG’s industrial clients will benefit from Waterfall’s unidirectional security gateways to tackle the security challenges involved in IT-OT convergence

Help AG becomes a Microsoft partner in the GCC

The partnership will enable Help AG to provide services based on all Microsoft security products, including Microsoft Sentinel and Defender

US Esports Academy signs strategic partnership with Challenger Sports

USEA will work closely with schools, universities, and community groups to help support, establish and develop their esports programmes

Etisalat Misr selects Ericsson to upgrade its business support systems in Egypt

The business support systems is a critical foundation for Etisalat Misr’s digital transformation programme

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MicroStrategy enters into strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi-based Magnoos

The partnership aims to help regional organisations overcome bottlenecks in adopting artificial intelligence and analytics

University of Sharjah, VMware sign MoU to launch IT academy

The partnership will train students and offer educational resources, in addition to organising events, seminars and workshops within the field

FOO, NymCard partner to bring end-to-end payment solutions for innovators in MENA

With the signing of this partnership agreement, both the companies aim to play a key role in supporting the growth of the fintech ecosystem in the region

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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

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Mandiant and SentinelOne announce strategic partnership

Through the strategic alliance, the cybersecurity firms aim to help organisations strengthen their ability to mitigate cyberthreats

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Abu Dhabi-based French language school boosts security infrastructure with Fortinet

The school had to comply with their internal education auditing team as they store a significant amount of data ranging from financial to personal information

Fintech company Postpay collaborates with Commercial Bank of Dubai

The strategic partnership will support Postpay on several fronts, including transaction banking, debt funding and e-commerce solutions