According to Gartner, business intelligence (BI) and analytics software revenue in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) totaled $245 million in 2014, a 12 percent increase from 2013 revenue of $219 million.
IBM has recently partnered with Abu Dhabi company, Mubadala, to offer its Watson-based data analysis services to the Middle East and North Africa.
Telecommunications and connectivity are becoming hot political topics. As both sides debate regulation versus market freedom, Bocar Ba, CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council is tasked with reminding parties with different interests of their common goals.
With DISTREE ME 2015 taking place this month, David Lewis, Head of Digital, MENA, GfK, outlines key retail trends in the MENA region.
Global antivirus security player, Avira has entered into a definitive distribution agreement with emt Distribution to expand its channel base across Middle East and North Africa. The vendor aims to grow its presence and visibility to increase its market share in the region, with the support of the distribution channel base of emt Distribution.
Ericsson is showcasing its HetNet (heterogeneous network) solution, which is designed to meet the connectivity challenges of smart cities, at LTE Mena 2014 in Dubai.
As a part of its participation at Cloud World Forum MENA 2014, Ericsson discussed the opportunities enabled by the Cloud in light with the significant transformation of the Information and Telecommunication Technology industry in the Middle East.
This move reflects the company’s desire to redirect resources and increase focus on core markets across Europe and USA, where the group is positioned as a system manufacturer as well as a broadline distributor.
ITQAN has become an SAP channel partner authorised to resell the SAP Business All-in-One (BAiO) solutions to midsize companies in the MENA region.
According to the agreement, Westcon can enhance its web security portfolio through ForeScout’s Network Access Control (NAC) security solutions and distribute these across MENA, Afghanistan and Pakistan