Business applications


Business and intelligence

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DEWA promote a “green economy”

The launch of the common criteria for Green Public Procurement is a first of its kind in the GCC

Core banking

SWIFT to run distributed ledger technology PoC

Proof of Concept project to test whether private blockchain can be used by banks to manage overseas accounts

Security software

Ingram Micro partners with HPE for security software solutions

Security product line will be added to the portfolio of Ingram Micro’s Cyber Security practice in META region

Cloud computing

BMW i pilots 3D AR experience with Google’s Tango

Customers are able to explore the BMW i3 or i8 using augmented reality

Business and intelligence

Instagram launches ads in Stories feature

Instagram testing the use of weblinks in Stories in a push for more revenue for the photo-sharing app

Cloud computing

Yvolv targets start-ups and SMEs with social media campaign

“Data Is the New Oil” competition highlights how data analysis can provide strategic competitive advantage


VMware collaborates with Adaptiva for Windows 10 deployments

The combination of VMware AirWatch Unified Endpoint Management and Adaptiva OneSite peer-to-peer technology will help solve common software distribution challenges

Business applications

Beeks Financial Cloud implements Equinix’s Cloud Exchange

The latest implementation will aid the company’s push to expand its business globally.

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