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  1. 25 Jun 2014

    Qatar Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ Selects IBM for Smarter Infrastructure

    DOHA, Qatar – June 25, 2014: The Qatar Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ today announced that it has chosen IBM (NYSE:IBM) to provide a smarter road and drainage infrastructure in Qatar. The new system will enhance the quality of services, safety and environmental sustainability for citizens in the country. In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, Ashghal and IBM will deploy an Enterprise Asset Management Solution (EAMS) to effectively manage the operation and maintenance of the country’s roads and drainage networks and multiple effluent and water treatment plants.

  2. 09 Jun 2014

    Zain Kuwait Selects IBM Social Software to Enhance Customer Digital Experience

    Kuwait City, Kuwait – June 9, 2014: IBM (NYSE:IBM) announced today that Zain, the pioneer of mobile telecommunications in Kuwait, has chosen IBM’s social software to deliver deeper, more personalized digital experiences in Kuwait. The IBM solution brings together Zain’s digital, mobile and social platforms to offer customers a single, compelling point of engagement.

  3. 13 May 2014

    University of Dubai and IBM in Collaboration Agreement for Smarter Cities Center of Excellence

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – May 13, 2014: IBM (NYSE:IBM) and the University of Dubai, today announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute. The center will be a venue for businesses, universities and city-administrators to develop and test solutions for future urban demands and Smart City challenges. For example, researching the use of analytics by governments and cities and how it can improve the delivery and effectiveness of citizen services - speeding social services payments, reducing crime, refining transportation systems and improving education. The Centre of Excellence aims to support the vision of the ruler of Dubai, HH. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s to transform Dubai into a Smart City and the UAE government into a Smarter Government.

  4. 06 May 2014

    Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education Selects Alliance of Mobily and IBM to Boost Information Security

    RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, – May 6, 2014: The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education announced today it has chosen the alliance of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM to boost information security throughout its organization.

  5. 18 Nov 2013

    Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development Selects IBM Security to Protect Private Customer Information

    ABU DHABI, United Arab - 18 Nov 2013: The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) announced today that it has chosen an IBM (NYSE: IBM) managed security services solution to ensure protection of its information systems infrastructure and customer data. Using sophisticated predictive analytics technology, the solution will help anticipate and mitigate threats and any possible breaches, providing higher efficiency and productivity to the department’s operations.

  6. 23 Jul 2013

    Mobily Collaborates with IBM to Enhance Client Security

    RIYADH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia –July, 23 2013 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today the official opening of its 10th global security operations center (SOC) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia designed to support the alliance of Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) and IBM to provide customers in the Saudi business sector with managed and cloud security services.

  7. 01 May 2013

    IBM and Saudi Ministry of Health Roll Out New Cloud-Based System to Tackle Infectious Diseases

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Saudi Ministry of Health announced today the successful implementation of IBM’s Public Health Solution for Disease Management in Jeddah, Mekkah, Taif and Qunfudah which helps manage the risk of infectious and communicable diseases across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new cloud-based system will provide public health professionals with tools to better protect the health of the Kingdom’s citizens with a secure, easy-to-use application to collect, share and analyze health information critical in managing public health outbreaks such as SARS, influenza and any other communicable diseases. The program will be in place throughout the entire Kingdom within three to five years.

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