Oracle, in collaboration with Redington, a leading distributor and an Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) partner operating across Middle East and Africa launched a dedicated Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in Dubai to enable knowledge share and ready availability of Oracle Cloud to help Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN)members develop and implement transformative cloud projects across the Middle East.
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Invigo has successfully tested the download of an eSIM profile on an embedded UICC with a mobile network operator. Invigo's eSIM provisioning platform offers a state-of-the-art subscription management solution to remotely provision and manage embedded SIM cards in both consumer and M2M devices, while meeting industry standards in terms of system security, interoperability, and scalability. The company is currently preparing for the GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) audit for its SM-DP+ and SM-DP servers in partnership with a Tier IV datacenter provider, and expect to complete it by the end of 2018.
Etisalat announced its strategic partnership with ASGC Construction to provide enterprise-level cloud solutions combined with its secure managed IP connect service as part of the digital transformation roadmap.
Microsoft said it will buy software development platform GitHub, in a deal worth $7.5 billion which will blend two opposite corporate cultures.
MYCOM OSI, the Assurance Cloud Company™ and leading independent provider of Assurance, Automation and Analytics solutions to the world’s largest Communications Service Providers (CSPs), announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity firm Inflexion, to fuel its growth and capitalize on its leadership position in a market that is transforming from 30 years of traditional legacy OSS solutions to state-of-the art cloud-based solutions.
Ribbon Communications Inc., a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, announced that it has added key new features and functionality to its Smart Office Unified Communications (UC) solution to improve the end-user communications and collaboration experience. The mobile enhancements include an innovative Call Boost feature that allows users to seamlessly move an active call from 3/4G or Wi-Fi data services to their cellular voice provider when data network bandwidth and voice quality decreases.
Oracle entered into an agreement to acquire Talari Networks, a leading provider of Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technology offering centralized control and improved application performance used for over 500 customers in over 40 countries.
Global trade enabler DP World has extended its partnership with Oracle to implement its digital transformation program that supports its strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched its new data center dubbed MORO in Dubai - a world-class data hub that provides state-of-the-art data center solutions and innovative business services.
In a big step towards offering local SaaS applications to Saudi market, Integrated Telecom Company Ltd. (ITC), a leader in Information and Communication Technology, signed a partnership agreement with ENPROSERV Company, an international company specialized in managed business applications, in order to enable ITC to resell next generation business application services (ERP services) within the SaaS portfolio of cloud services provided by ITC to its clients for various business functions like human resources, payroll, finance, CRM, order management and also industry vertical modules.