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May 2017

Middle East focus: Moving to the cloud

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In this e-guide, we focus on cloud computing with a Middle Eastern spin. According to Gartner, companies in the Middle East are set to spend almost $2bn on moving systems to the cloud by 2020, so it is important they understand the challenges to avoid wasting money. However, it is not just money that can be lost with downtime, with the knock-on effects potentially having damaging consequences for a company’s brand value. Read a cloud migration checklist in this issue to help protect your reputation and cloud investments. Also, read how an education network in the United Arab Emirates is giving students access to resources by linking up multiple education systems in the country and abroad through a cloud-based learning management system.

Table Of Contents

  • The cloud migration checklist: What to consider
  • Optimize hybrid cloud environments with these five tips
  • Make identity management a foundation for cloud deployments
  • IBM-Salesforce partnership brings Watson and Einstein together
  • Case study: Gulf Air refreshes storage and server farm hardware with Dell EMC
  • Case study: Ankabut creates hyper-connected ecosystem for UAE education