Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 72 - Page 16


BitTitan sees cloud migration increasing in MENA

opportunities as Digital Transformation fuels IT spending in the Middle East and Africa .
According to Gartner , the Middle East and North Africa ( MENA ) data centre market , which includes cloud services , will see spending reach US $ 5.4 billion in 2022 , driven by Digital Transformation initiatives across the region as well as growth in Internet penetration . In addition , technology experts believe that projected investment growth in data centre projects is influenced by a growing demand for higherperformance networks , increased management efficiency and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic .
“ We have seen a growing trend in mergers and divestments as a result of the changing business dynamics brought about by the pandemic . Our data on migration project types in Americas and Europe have shown that this leads to increased activity and the trend is only growing . This will be a regular scenario soon in the Middle East as migrations do not stop after clients have been moved to the cloud ,” said Antti Ålander , Channel Manager – EMEA , BitTitan .
Antti Ålander , Channel Manager – EMEA , BitTitan

BitTitan , a provider of cloud migrations and managed services automation solutions , has announced it sees great growth

“ When corporations , non-profit organisations and government entities merge or divest , migrations happen between cloud tenants . In addition , as Microsoft 365 adoption in Middle East increases constantly , the cloud tenant-to-tenant migrations increase inevitably .”

Schneider Electric introduces Micro Data Centres to deliver speed at the Edge

Schneider Electric , a provider of Digital Transformation , energy management and automation solutions , has announced it has expanded its micro data centre solutions portfolio with the introduction of the Easy Micro Data Centre series for standard IT and commercial environments .

Available in Europe , South America , East Asia , Middle East and Africa , Easy Micro Data Centres are designed to contain and deliver all compute , storage and necessary infrastructure to support Edge Computing applications , combining speed , reliability and affordability . Furthermore , Easy Micro Data Centres are network enabled for web-based remote monitoring and include add-on options for Schneider Electric ’ s EcoStruxure IT software , delivering secure , real-time intelligence and visibility from anywhere .
Schneider Electric Easy Micro Data Centres are standardised on its recently launched
Easy Racks and Enclosures . Pre-integrated at the factory-level and shipped direct to site , they come complete with Schneider Electric ’ s Easy UPS range of uninterruptible power supplies ( UPS ), Easy Power Distribution Units ( PDU ), environmental sensing and cooling . Their high-level of preintegration and testing simplifies the design and deployment phases , enabling IT solutions providers , systems integrators and value-added resellers ( VARs ) to specify and deliver Easy Micro Data Centres to site within 2 to 4 weeks , making them ideal for fast deployment by organisations who prize flexibility , reliability , cost and speed of response .
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