Amazon Web Services (AWS) commissioned a new report quantifying the relationship between public cloud computing adoption, national productivity and economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The report highlights the potential for the UAE to unlock US$181 billion in additional economic value over the next decade (2023-2033), or 2.5% of the UAE's cumulative GDP, by accelerating adoption of cloud.
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Telenor Norway Upgrades With Netcracker to Leverage Latest Innovations
Netcracker Technology announced that Telenor Norway, one of the world’s largest mobile communications companies, will upgrade to Netcracker Revenue Management, part of Netcracker Digital BSS, to optimize operational processes, improve business flexibility and support new 5G use cases and business models. Telenor Norway has extended its partnership with Netcracker to also benefit from the latest innovations of Netcracker Revenue Management.
ZainTech Expands Tech Services Portfolio With Adfolks Acquisition
ZainTech, the one-stop digital solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, announces the acquisition of Adfolks, a UAE-based cloud-native engineering firm that provides a comprehensive range of cloud transformation services. This acquisition aligns with ZainTech's strategic plan to expand its technology services and offer holistic solutions to its growing customer base and represents another step in Zain Group’s “4Sight” strategy, transforming from a mobile operator to a multi-core digital ICT entity.
Tata Technologies to Accelerate Jaguar Land Rover’s Industrial Strategy
Jaguar Land Rover is partnering with Tata Technologies, the global engineering, product development and digital services company, to accelerate the digital transformation of Jaguar Land Rover’s industrial strategy. The first phase will include UK core production facilities, with solutions subsequently deployed to other global locations.
Data Truly ‘Protected,’ When Secured, Defended and Recoverable, Says Commvault
Commvault, a global enterprise leader in data management across on-premises, cloud and SaaS environments, recently hosted its “Connections on the Road” event at the Museum of the Future in Dubai.
New Cloud Tools From Cisco for Networking, Security and Operations
Cisco announced new innovations in cloud-managed networking, delivering on its promise to help customers simplify their IT operations. With powerful new cloud management tools for industrial IoT applications, simplified dashboards to converge IT and OT operations, and flexible network intelligence to see and secure all industrial assets, Cisco delivers a unified experience that provides true business agility.
BlueJeans Supports Verizon’s Video Assist for Retail-Like Customer Experience
As shared by BlueJeans Network’s Director of Customer Marketing, Sharni Medina, one of their platform’s use cases has addressed Verizon’s need for a scalable, enterprise-grade platform to seamlessly connect online customers over a secure video call with a store representative.
ZainTech Finalizes BIOS Middle East’s Acquisition to Expand Managed Cloud Offering
ZainTech, the one-stop digital and ICT solutions powerhouse of Zain Group, has completed the acquisition of BIOS Middle East, a leading provider of Managed Private Cloud Services in the region. This transaction was first announced in October 2022 and aligns with Zain Group’s strategy to maximize value and expand into growth verticals beyond standard mobile services.
Bahrain Government Transferred 85% of Data to AWS in 2022
According to Bahrain’s Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA), the country made achievements in the Operations and Governance sector in 2022, in line with the aspirations of its national goals and strategies.
Building Diverse Global Talents: AWS re/Start MENA Completes First Year
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is celebrating the successful first year of AWS re/Start, a no-cost, cohort-based workforce development training program that prepares individuals for careers in the cloud and connects them to potential employers.