Business applications


Cloud computing

ServiceNow launches shared security platform to fight cyber threats

Security analysts are no longer alone in the war against cyber threats

Business applications

VAT registration to begin mid-September

Saudi Arabia and the UAE will introduce VAT in January 2018

Cloud computing

Mars Hypermarket signs digital transformation partnership with SAP

Serving as one of the nation’s largest hypermarkets, Mars Hypermarket delivers 70% of total grocery sales in Oman

Business and intelligence

Google to pay $3bn to Apple to stay on the iPhone

Securities firm Bernstein told investors that Google will have to pay billions to Apple to remain the default search engine

Business applications

Marriott International and Alibaba Group collaborate to launch JV

The new joint venture will manage Marriott’s storefront on Alibaba’s travel service platform Fliggy

Cloud computing

Industrial plants are prime targets for ransomware threats; report

SANS Institute survey reveals unprotected devices and ransomware are top threats to Industrial Control Systems

Business applications

Thuraya gears up for public sector partnerships in KSA

The roadshow took place in July and included visits to Jeddah, Riyadh and Dammam


Schneider Electric inks partnership with Claroty

As per the agreement, Claroty will join Schneider Electric’s Collaborative Automation Partner Program

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