Saudi Arabia Says Tech Giants to Invest More Than $9 Billion in Kingdom

Saudi Arabia has attracted more than $9 billion in investments in future technologies, including by U.S. giants Microsoft and Oracle Corp, which are building cloud regions in the kingdom, a government minister said on Monday. Saudi Minister of Communication and Information Technology Abdullah Alswaha said Microsoft will invest $2.1 billion in a global super-scaler cloud, […]

Oracle to Invest $1.5 Billion in Saudi Arabia, Open Data Centre in Riyadh

Oracle Corp plans to invest $1.5 billion in Saudi Arabia in the coming years as it builds up its cloud footprint in the kingdom and opens its third public cloud region in Riyadh, a company official said. Saudi officials have pressed international companies to invest in the kingdom and move their regional headquarters to Riyadh […]

Delivering Total Experience is Essential for Communications Service Providers’ Revenue Growth

Customer expectations have changed and there’s no going back. The pandemic has been a catalyst: as we’ve all lived, worked, shopped, and played from home over the past two years,  we have grown to expect digital, intuitive experiences. Companies have had to adapt to these changing expectations while managing major operational constraints. Communication service providers […]

Etisalat Digital and Oracle to Host Business Solutions for Transguard Group

Cloud services to lower TCO by over 40 percent over five years Abu Dhabi, 31 January 2022: Etisalat Digital has announced that Transguard Group, the UAE’s leading business support and outsourcing provider, has selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to migrate their on-premises solutions. This will lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) while giving Transguard the […]

Oracle buys medical records company Cerner for $28 billion

Software maker Oracle is buying electronic medical records company Cerner in an all-cash deal valued at about $28.3 billion. Oracle will pay $95 per Cerner share and the deal is expected to close next year. Hospitals and physicians offices use Cerner software to record and share health and medical data. The companies said Monday that […]