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Cloud takes over traditional IT | Cloud Services

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, Oct 16, 2017 @ 09:56 AM

Back in the early days of computing, all resources were local. Even when machines were networked, tools for maintaining and managing computer systems were entirely onsite. Everything was handled by internal IT techs that were employed by the company that owned the computers. Much of the software that ran on these computers was purpose-built or heavily customized, requiring professional programmers to update and maintain. It wasn’t long before this changed.

            Managing services and staff internally, like we did in the old days, is extremely inefficient. When viewed from an industry-level perspective, it leads to a massive duplication of services and redundant efforts. Expertise becomes constrained, as individual veterans are siloed from one another, and cost goes up for everyone.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Cloud Provider UAE

The benefits of SIEM as a Service in the Middle East

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Tue, Oct 10, 2017 @ 09:55 AM

SIEM stands for Security Information and Event Management. It’s a complex web of technologies and software tools that provide real-time monitoring and reporting of large scale IT infrastructure. By hosting a centralized viewpoint for security event management, log collection and infrastructure alerts, IT teams and cyber security professionals can keep tabs on networks of any size.

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Topics: it security, cyber security, cyber security middle east, network security, network security middle east, it security middle east, it security companies, security as a service

How to choose a Managed Cloud Service Provider in 5 steps

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Tue, Oct 03, 2017 @ 03:24 PM

When you’re shopping for a managed cloud provider, there are several attributes you’ll want to evaluate and keep track of. Essentially, you need to make sure that your managed cloud service can meet your company’s needs reliable and consistently, with the right services and products to make your managed cloud solution painless from start to finish. Let’s evaluate the top five steps you’ll need to take to choose a managed cloud service provider

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Center, Managed Services UAE, best managed service provider UAE, it services, cloud services, virtual server

BIOS has been entrusted with the Disaster Recovery of Tristar, MENA’s leading logistic service provider

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Sep 17, 2017 @ 01:26 PM

Cloud computing has become widely adopted across a broad range of industries in the Middle East and North Africa. Both small companies and large enterprises have recognized the importance of adapting innovations into their daily business operations to secure a steady growth within a constantly evolving market.

The need of integrated services that handle the DRaaS, SaaS, and IaaS of a company has led many businesses towards considering a cloud-oriented approach that either uses a hybrid or a cloud-only system to guarantee the security and integrity of company data.

As a leading liquid logistic solutions provider in the MENA region, Tristar has recognized the benefits of disaster recovery as a service. The company’s wide range of core expertise services has created the need of a fully managed DR that completely takes DR off the shoulders of the in-house IT team and allows the company to focus more on key operations.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, online disaster recovery uae, draas uae, disaster recovery as a service uae

Leveraging the Cloud for Business Growth and Continuity

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Thu, Aug 24, 2017 @ 10:12 AM

According to a research conducted by IDG, businesses are relying now more than even on cloud computing to achieve business growth. A report by Gartner states that by 2018, at least 30% of companies in the service sector will move their enterprise resource planning ( ERP ) applications to the cloud.

As the cloud service sector continues to mature, the one-fits-all approach no longer applies to the industry. Strategic IT advancements continue to have a profound impact on business development, yet, the pressing need of innovation changes the way tech-driven companies operate. The need of personalisation of cloud services has created a market where the cloud strategy and IT initiatives are aligned closely to the goals of the business.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Cloud Provider UAE, business continuity

Gartner Names CloudHPT as a ‘Visionary’ Disaster Recovery as a Service provider

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, Jul 10, 2017 @ 09:29 AM

The 2017 edition of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) providers has just been released and CloudHPT is recognized in the “Visionary” quadrant.

CloudHPT is the cloud division of UAE based managed service provider, BIOS Middle East. CloudHPT is the only cloud platform located in the Middle East region to feature in the report.

“There is an increasing importance on Disaster Recovery  as companies leverage technology to move towards always-on business. We are delighted that our approach to Disaster Recovery, which in addition to industry leading recovery SLA’s, emphasizes the importance of disaster prevention through 24/7 security managed services has been recognized Visionary“ Adam Wolf – Technical Director, BIOS  

If you want to understand more about how Gartner evaluated the vendor landscape and how DRaaS is evolving, download a copy of the report today. It could help you ease and streamline your choice of a DRaaS partner in the Middle East. www.biosme.com/gartner

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Topics: draas uae, gartner

Digital transformation at Avivo with BIOS’s CloudHPT and Equinix

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, May 21, 2017 @ 09:52 AM

Enabling digital transformation of enterprises in the healthcare vertical, Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company has announced that it is working closely with managed IT services provider BIOS ME to serve one of BIOS’s key customers – the Avivo Group.

CloudHPT, the first and only Cisco cloud provider in the UAE is being hosted in the Equinix data center in Dubai and facilitating digital transformation of organisations across the region. Avivo, one of Middle East’s leading healthcare organization hosted their hospital information system (HIS) on CloudHPT for a seamless patient-centric experience. However, the smooth migration of 13 working locations to cloud was never an easy job as a minimum downtime was required for migration to the cloud.

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Topics: managed IT services UAE, managed it services, managed IT services dubai, IT infrastructure, it managed services, it infrastructure services dubai, it transformation strategy, managed service provider agreement

BIOS honored with an award at the 2017 Cisco partners event

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Apr 16, 2017 @ 01:30 PM

At the recently held ‘Partners for Success’ event that took place in Fairmont Hotel (Palm Jumeirah), Cisco honored BIOS with the “Services Partner of the Year” award for top performance in the local cloud service providing sector.

The Cisco Partners event and awards ceremony celebrated top performing tier-2 channel partners and focused on the opportunities and rapid growth that digital transformation brings to businesses and the technology industry in the UAE and across the region. As the only Cisco-powered cloud service provider in the region, BIOS has made an undeniable contribution to the development of the local IT market and has been recognized for its outstanding performance in the sector.
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Topics: IaaS, draas uae, CISCO powered cloud UAE, best cloud provider UAE

Jaleel Holdings and BIOS sign agreement for fully managed cloud services

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Thu, Apr 06, 2017 @ 09:35 AM

As the popularity of cloud computing grows across the Gulf, more companies are starting to adopt the benefits of cloud services into their business infrastructure. One of them is the UAE based investment company Jaleel Holdings. The company has interests in multiple sectors, including, education, metal fabrication, logistics, and fast-moving consumer goods.

As part of its growth strategy, Jaleel Holdings entered into an agreement for managed cloud services with BIOS, a leading cloud service provider in the UAE. Jaleel Holding's several sites across the UAE will connect to CloudHPT in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Topics: IaaS, draas uae, CISCO powered cloud UAE, best cloud provider UAE

IT Infrastructure Trends To Watch in 2017

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Mon, Jan 23, 2017 @ 03:14 PM

The need for higher flexibility, better organization, and disaster recovery planning for technology-driven companies will push more and more small businesses and large enterprises towards the rapid adoption of cloud-based services, DRaaS, SIEM, and IaaS solutions. This article takes a closer look at the information technology infrastructure trends expected for the upcoming year.

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Topics: IT infrastructure

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