Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 83 - Page 19

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Vrata Tech Solutions expands to the UAE

Vrata Tech Solutions ( VTS Dubai ), an Arvind Mafatlal Group company focused on empowering businesses to be future-ready with cutting-edge technology solutions , has announced the opening of its new office in Dubai . VTS will lead the company ’ s expansion into the GCC and MENA regions . their digital journeys and carry forward the group ’ s legacy through impactful relationships .”

Shibin Chulliparambil , CEO , Vrata Tech Solutions , said : “ VTS ’ expansion into Dubai is yet another milestone in our global journey and we look forward to exploring the exciting potential of the GCC and MENA markets and providing our best-in-class products and services to clients there . The IT landscape is getting increasingly complex and VTS Dubai is committed to helping businesses navigate their way through the challenges .”
“ VrataTech ’ s expansion to Dubai will further strengthen the Group ’ s global footprint . Rapid automation , innovation and Digital Transformation are the hallmarks of a business environment ,” added Priyavrata Mafatlal , Vice-Chairman , Arvind Mafatlal Group .
“ As a Group , we believe in constantly evolving and adapting to the changing global business environment and this new step reflects our vision of strategic thinking and planning for the future . Our endeavour is to support businesses in the GCC and MENA region in
Shibin Chulliparambil , CEO , Vrata Tech Solutions

Batelco expands global network services with neutrality . one

Batelco has signed an agreement with neutrality . one ( N1 ), a cloud networking company that delivers connectivity , communication services and softwaredefined infrastructure , which will give Batelco access to N1 ’ s extensive global network .

N1 offers SD-WAN ( Software-Defined Wide Area Network ) reach to over 180 countries , cloud connectivity and managed security services . N1 also offers SDN ( Software- Defined Networking ) over its private network connecting over 120 Points of Presence ( PoPs ) located in 56 cities .
As a result of the collaboration with N1 , Batelco ’ s SD-WAN reach will be greatly enhanced enabling improved services for its business customers . In addition , SDN as a programmable technology will enable the dynamic configuration and automated orchestration of Batelco ’ s network , which will optimise network performance and monitoring .
Hani Askar , Chief Global Business Officer at Batelco , said : “ This collaboration allows both Batelco and N1 to leverage on each other ’ s capabilities , reach and expertise and to add value for our respective customers .”
“ Customers are looking to expand into new locations every day as we see demand in markets that are embarking on Digital Transformation journeys . By partnering with Batelco , we ’ re able to offer increased network reach , availability and connectivity throughout Bahrain and beyond , providing customers access to a whole range of managed network services ,” said George Szlosarek , CEO at neutrality . one . p
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