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How data centre outsourcing drives growth in the Middle East

In the Middle East as in the rest of the world, there has been a marked increase in the consumption of data, and in demand for data centre services. I

STC launches three data centres in Saudi Arabia

Saudi telco STC has moved forward with the launch of three new data centres comprised of hundreds of prefabricated modules.

STC said two Tier III facilities in Jeddah and Madinah are now online, while a third in Riyadh is being commissioned, which when live will complete the first phase of the ambitious IT infrastructure project.

Google announces even more cloud regions

Google is stepping up efforts to attract international customers to its cloud platform, announcing four new cloud regions on top of the four it was already planning to launch this year.

The Alphabet subsidiary, which trails Microsoft and Amazon in the public cloud market, revealed plans to open new cloud regions in Delhi, Doha, Melbourne and Toronto, all cities located in countries with existing data centre regions.

IBM joins Middle East data centre race with two UAE facilities

Big Blue wants to tap into vast number of workloads that remain on-premises IBM is the latest tech giant to open data centres in the Middle East to connect with companies and governments subject to strict data residency regulations. The company will use the facilities to provide managed services to enterprises based in Dubai and… Read More

Qatar Cabinet gives green light to Microsoft global data centre

Cabinet officially authorises Microsoft global data centre, Reuters reports Microsoft has been granted permission by the Qatari government to construct an Azure data centre in the Gulf country. The news comes from local newspaper The Peninsula, that reported the announcement after it was made at the Cabinet’s regular meeting in Amiri Diwan on January 2nd. News on… Read More