Bridging the gap

Chris Chelliah, Group Vice President and Chief Architect, Core Technology and Cloud, Oracle Asia Pacific, discusses how hybrid cloud is blurring the lines between public and private cloud capabilities.

Alpha Data launches public cloud platform in the UAE

Alpha Data, the UAE-based systems integrator and Managed Service Provider, has launched ‘Alpha Cloud,’ a new public cloud service that features cloud functionality tailored to meet the country’s local cloud computing requirements.

Gartner: MENA public cloud services to grow 23 percent in 2014

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 23 percent in 2014 to total $629 million, up from $511 million in 2013, according to the latest outlook by Gartner, while Software as a service (SaaS) is expected to grow 26.3 percent in 2014 to $123 million.


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