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Oracle spins up Israel cloud region in underground data centre

Oracle has continued its huge cloud infrastructure investment drive with the launch of a new cloud region in Israel, becoming the first of the leading cloud providers to do so. 

The launch of Israel East in Jerusalem was announced an at event attended by Oracle Israel country leader Uzi Navon, Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Leon, and Bynet CEO Alon Ben Zur this week.

Israel pledges $24 million to boost cybersecurity

The government of Israel has announced a $24 million USD program dedicated to supporting cybersecurity initiatives. The Israel Innovation Authority, in conjunction with the Ministry of Economy and Industry, and the National Cyber Directorate have designed a three-pronged program consisting of investing in startups, supporting larger companies making strides in new security technologies, and supplying… Read More

Major Israeli data centre to double in size

Israeli data centre firm Global Data Center is doubling the size of its Herzliya site thanks to a boom in demand in the ‘Start-up Nation.’ The site will be expanded by 2250 sq. metres to a total size of 4500 sq. metres, a process which will be completed in the first half of this year,… Read More

Symantec to acquire Israeli mobile security startup Skycure

U.S. antivirus software giant Symantec has acquired Israeli mobile security firm Skycure in a bid to bolster its Cyber Defense platform for enterprise customers. The predictive threat detection platform, which is specifically designed for mobile devices, will be made available to Symantec Endpoint Protection and Norton Antivirus customers and partners once the deal closes. While… Read More

Intel to buy Mobileye for $15.3 billion in bid for self-driving lead

Intel is set to buy Israeli self-driving firm Mobileye for an estimated $15.3 billion (approx. £12.5 million) – a move which could see the chip giant become the world’s largest driverless solutions provider. On the news of the deal – the biggest ever acquisition of an Israeli tech company – shares in Mobileye rose almost 35% in… Read More