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Cloud and Enterprise Business
Iron Mountain Incorporated, a specialist in storage and information management services, has acquired a controlling stake in Endless Document Storage Services LLC. The acquisition is in line with Iron Mountain's strategy to expand its presence in fast-growing international markets by investing in well-established local or regional businesses that can provide similar services and have a similar business ethos.
IPT PowerTech Group is the market leader as Complete Solutions Provider combining specialized energy/energy efficient solutions with innovative telecom infrastructure services across Africa, Middle East and South East Asia.
Vidsys, the leading global software technology manufacturer of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Converged Security and Information Management (CSIM) software, announced that neXgen Group, a leading smart city advisory and managed services provider based in the UAE, will be offering Smart Safety & Security as a service leveraging Vidsys' CSIM multi-tenant cloud-based solution.
The field of strategic planning and future building is transforming Dubai due to Dubai Future Accelerators, which has been launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. It's definitely shaping the country's future.
The UAE is among the world's top countries in using e-government services to drive economic competitiveness and citizen happiness, experts announced ahead of the World Government Summit.
Investment in technology and innovation in the online financial services sector is now essential in the Middle East, according to research on digital use and e-commerce in the region conducted by Hootsuite and We Are Social. The findings show that in the UAE, 62 percent of people bought something online in the last month, a 25 percent year on year rise, and 47 percent of people made a purchase using their mobile in that period.
Sterlite Tech (Elitecore), a leading global IT player, today announced, that, Sterlite Tech is positioned in the Visionary quadrant of Gartnerâ€™s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Revenue and Customer Management for CSPs. (*)
GBI, a global cloud, connectivity and content enabler, joined the SmartHub Internet Exchange (SH IX) - Etisalat's carrier neutral internet exchange platform in the MENA ICT market.
GTT Communications and GBI jointly announced that they have formed a strategic relationship to provide enhanced services and connectivity in the Middle East.