Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 17 - Page 56

MARKET MOVEMENT
Equinix , Omantel to build interconnection datacentre in Oman
Equinix and Oman Telecommunications Company announced they have entered into a joint venture to deliver datacentre and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East through the development of a new network-dense datacentre , that will be located in Barka , near Muscat . This joint venture will establish the first worldclass , carrier-neutral hub in Oman where carriers , content providers and cloud providers colocate critical IT infrastructure .
Under the terms of the agreement , Equinix and Omantel will both fund equity contributions in an amount of $ 10 million for the joint venture representing a 50 % shareholding each , and additional funds will be raised through debt financing assumed by the joint venture company . Equinix will operate the new IBX datacentre , which will include 18,600 square feet of colocation space and approximately 750 cabinets at full build . The first phase of the three-phase build will include 250 cabinets and is expected to be completed and open for business by Q2 2019 .
I-Life Digital Technology enters Turkey market with Arena Bilgisayar and Hepsiburada
I-Life Digital Technology , Middle East and Africa ’ s fastest growing PC Company , announced signing a partnership with distribution partner Arena Bilgisayar and Hepsiburada , Turkey ’ s largest e-commerce platform , to enter the Turkish electronics market .
After cementing its leadership in the Ultra Slim notebooks , 2 in 1 Detachable Tablets and Convertible Notebooks across Middle East , Africa and CIS region , I-Life will bring its top selling range of products for Turkish consumers by leveraging Arena ’ s and Hepsiburada ’ s country-wide network .
I-Life would be launching it top selling range of products ZED AIR – Ultra Slim Notebook , ZED AIR 3 – Slimmest Notebook in its category , ZED PC – Portable All in One PC with Touch and Built in Battery , ZED NOTE 11 – Convertible Laptop in the Turkish market . All the products are attractively priced in the range of and are designed to deliver premium user experience . The launch of I-Life ’ s notebook range opens doors to a market previously closed to Turkish budget conscious consumers .
I-Life Digital is a Miami-based leading hardware , software , services company dedicated to the research , design , marketing , sale and support of innovative products that enhance people ’ s lives . Founded in 2012 , over the past six years , I-Life has pioneered the democratisation of technology for masses by offering affordable innovations through their product offerings and removing barriers for large-scale adoption of advanced technologies .
I-Life is currently one of the largest mobility vendors in Middle East , Africa and CIS countries . The brand ’ s product portfolio embraces more than 60 models today , ranging from Feature Phones , Smart Phones , Tablet PCs , Virtual Reality , Smart Watches , 2 in 1 Detachable Tablets , Ultra Slim Notebooks , Convertible Notebooks and Portable All in One PCs .
Siemon partners with Graphical Networks netTerrain DCIM provider
Siemon announced that it has partnered with datacentre infrastructure management solution provider Graphical Networks whose netTerrain DCIM platform will enable Siemon customers gain the network visibility they need to effectively manage , monitor , control and document the datacentre .
The netTerrain DCIM platform is a centralised , multi-user , browserbased platform that visualises the datacentre right down to the port level or card in a chassis via easy-to-use navigation that renders powerful hierarchical and subcomponent datacentre diagrams . It includes rack , cabinet and floor layouts to visually see cabinet occupancy and manage assets and circuit layouts to provide ondemand display of cabling links between equipment and components .
Through the netTerrain platform , users can easily configure layouts with integrated access to Siemon ’ s WheelHouse Advanced Datacentre Solutions , including cabinets , racks , cable management , copper and fibre connectivity , and power distribution units . Siemon PowerMax intelligent PDUs that deliver real-time monitoring and control of power usage , capacity and environmental conditions also integrate with the netTerrain platform for users to monitor datacentre power at the device or outlet level .
Barco names Alpha Data Overture Preferred Partner
Global technology company Barco has appointed Alpha Data , a system integrator in the Middle East , as an Overture Preferred Partner . The companies will work together to manage quality deployment and integration of Barco ’ s acclaimed Overture audiovisual AV monitoring and control software brand to ensure a seamless customer journey .
Barco ’ s Overture software delivers an enhanced meeting experience for the enterprise market through automating in-room hardware to respond to how users work and interact . Offering significant mutual benefits , the partnership with Alpha Data aims to improve overall customer engagement , reduce the users ’ technical queries , and boost workplace productivity through implementing best practices .
Barco has selected Alpha Data as an OPP due to the system integrator ’ s outstanding AV capabilities . In collaboration with FVC , Barco ’ s certified training partner for ClickShare wireless presentation systems , the companies hosted an information session to review the product ’ s features and value proposition following the signing of the official OPP agreement .
Under the terms of the agreement , Alpha Data is mandated to employ two qualified Overture technicians , operate the system on its premises , and proactively promote its benefits . Meanwhile , Barco ’ s responsibilities include providing access to additional resources , such as demos , an expert development team , Barco management tools , and support from Barco University .
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