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Alibaba Cloud to open its second data centre in Dubai next year

Company’s long-term goal is to establish cloud computing as digital foundation for new global economy Dubai – Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, is set to open its second data centre in Dubai next year, a top company official said. The company opened its first new data centre in the Middle East in Dubai …

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Competitive Advantage: UAE start-ups invest in cloud computing tech

72 per cent of all start-ups spend less than $50,000 on IT annually Startups across the UAE are increasingly looking to invest in cloud computing technologies to help themselves gain a competitive advantage in the market, new data by the Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has shown. The Cloud Report 2017, commissioned in partnership with IBM and produced by Thomson …

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Fear of failure holding back potential UAE entrepreneurs

Saudis have higher rates of entrepreneurial activity but few fledgling firms survive Entrepreneurs in the United Arab Emirates have a higher fear of failure than in any other nation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a new report. The MENA Regional report published by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a research body which studies countries’ approach to …

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How CFOs can lead cloud adoption

CFOs know a cloud strategy can bring out positive change in a company, by speeding up digitisation and influencing the organisation’s cost structure and financial strategy. Indeed, cloud computing is a powerful new tool for growth, lowering capital expenditure, reducing IT and business costs, and opening up new market opportunities. However, CFOs often need to convince the board and employees …

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Cloud migration can help finance reap rewards

Cloud-based finance technology is an attractive proposition for forward-looking finance leaders looking to increase business performance, optimize operational efficiency and keep up with regulatory changes. Furthermore, moving finance to the cloud will help truly transform it into a strategic function. A tipping point for finance Amid the digitisation of the economy, the finance function is at a tipping point. Today’s …

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Microsoft brings cloud power to non-profits in UAE

    Company to donate $1 billion in cloud computing resources over the next three years to 70,000 non-profits and NGOs worldwide Microsoft increases its cloud offering to NGOs by adding Microsoft Azure to the suite As part of its Microsoft Philanthropies division and its ‘Modern Non-profit’ campaign, Microsoft has announced that it will be making Microsoft Azure available toeligible …

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du awarded for Best Enterprise Mobility and Best Cloud Security Solutions at Cloud MENA Awards 2016

du is recognised for superlative Enterprise Mobility Management and Secure Web Hosting services du was lauded for the Best Enterprise Mobility Solutions and the Best Cloud Security Solutions at the inaugural Cloud MENA Awards 2016, held at The Conrad, Dubai on April 11, 2016. The awards recognised the drive and innovation from the MENA cloud computing industry, with four categories …

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Etihad Airways signs us$70 million technology services, cloud collaboration with IBM to transform global operations

“Game-changing” agreement provides Etihad Airways and its partners with cloud, analytics, mobile, security and cognitive technologies. Abu Dhabi, UAE – Etihad Airways and IBM (NYSE: IBM ) today announced a ten-year technology services agreement worth approximately US$700 million. This will allow the airline to enhance guest experience, develop world-class infrastructure and security, and improve efficiency. The transformational agreement, one of …

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Pacific Controls Cloud Services partners with VMware to launch Cloud based Desktop as a Service (DaaS) in the GCC

Participation in VMware Horizon DaaS Powered Validation will enable customers to securely access desktop using any device, from anywhere. Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS), the leading provider of IT as a Service (ITaaS) and a full range of cloud solutions, today announced that it has achieved VMware™ Horizon DaaS® Powered status, which will help enable its customers to rapidly deploy …

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Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority Partners with Pacific Controls Cloud Services

Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority ( DSOA ), the regulatory body of Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Dubai’s integrated free zone technology park, has signed an agreement with Pacific Controls Cloud Services (PCCS) for the adoption and delivery of their cloud services. Cloud promises to revolutionize the future of IT service delivery by enabling a faster and more flexible way to meet …

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