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Why are cloud services being adopted at an exponential rate?

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Sun, Oct 27, 2019 @ 12:47 PM

The total cloud spend of the Middle East is estimated to stand at just below 1bn USD but it’s predicted to grow to 4bn by 2022. In fact this isn’t just happening in the Middle East, globally cloud is being embraced by almost all organizations and is expected to hit 300bn of spending by 2022.

But why are so many companies moving to the cloud so quickly?

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Topics: IaaS, cloud services, cloud and managed service provider, multi-cloud, azure, multicloud, cloud hosting

The datacenter is dead. Long live the Cloud

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Wed, Oct 23, 2019 @ 01:25 PM

The phenomenon that is cloud is shaking traditional IT to its core. The growth in cloud services is nothing short of exponential. Meanwhile hardware sales for traditional datacenter technologies declines fast. When we launched our Cloud services in the UAE in 2013 the conversation used to be; “Is cloud really viable? Is cloud secure? Should I consider it instead of on premise?”, now the conversation has changed to; “Which cloud is best for which application? How much of our IT can we move to the cloud? When can we migrate to the cloud?”

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Topics: cloud services, microsoft azure, cloud and managed service provider, multi-cloud, aws, cloud hosting

How to perform a Cloud Readiness Assessment in 5 steps

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 @ 11:38 AM

With a variety of cloud services now in offer from the likes of Amazon, Microsoft the decisions involved in moving to the cloud can feel like a minefield. Cloud readiness assessment cuts through the clutter to recommend the best approach for moving your applications to the cloud. Good ones set out a way forward that included running costs, transition plans and time scales and you have no longer have to take all or nothing approach a cloud readiness ass will highlight if hybrid cloud is right for you. It’s the simple way to cut through the clutter and starts with just 5 questions.

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Topics: IaaS, cloud services, multicloud, cloud hosting

Digital Disruption in the UAE and what it means for UAE companies

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Thu, Mar 01, 2018 @ 11:20 AM

“Digital disruption” was once the buzzword of the year, when long-frozen markets were suddenly seeing change and upset by small, web-based competitors that understood technology and market needs better than existing players. This lead to the dethroning of companies that were previously considered inviolable and permanent in many markets.


While that wave of disruption in the U.S. has slowed down to manageable levels and UAE companies lead their GCC peers in going digital, they must do more to engage consumers in their market, who are among the most tech-savvy in the world, and stay relevant in an age of disruption.

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Topics: cloud services uae, CISCO powered cloud UAE, best cloud provider UAE, cloud services

BIOS and Takaful Emarat enter into agreement for Managed Cloud Services

Posted by Nidhi Savla on Wed, Oct 25, 2017 @ 08:31 AM

Takaful Emarat, UAE's premier provider of Shariah-compliant life and health insurance, is enhancing its infrastructure with BIOS, United Arab Emirates' foremost cloud computing and disaster recovery specialist. After an exhaustive search by a panel of internal experts, the Dubai-based Takaful Emarat chose to work with BIOS's, in-country cloud, CloudHPT.


Key among Takaful Emarat's requirements was an in-country cloud infrastructure, which could leverage various techno

logies for a complex IT environment. The company's tech refresh will replace much of Takaful Emarat's legacy IT infrastructure, allowing the company to remain competitive in a challenging marketplace.

Dominic Docherty, Founder and MD, BIOS Middle East and Mohammad AlHawari, Executive Board Member, Takaful Emarat-Insurance

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Topics: Cloud Provider UAE, cloud services uae, cloud services

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

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