As the Middle East accelerates its digital transformation and Smart Cities growth, regional data center spend will reach a record-high of USD 5 billion by 2020, industry experts announced today ahead of GITEX Technology Week.
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The UAE Minister for Artificial Intelligence and Invest India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the India - UAE Artificial Intelligence Bridge which is dedicated to spur discussion and explore options for both countries to grow their artificial intelligence economies. This partnership will generate an estimated $20 billion USD in economic benefits during the next decade.
Smart Dubai has organized a brainstorming session at its headquarters in Dubai Design District (d3) as part of its Smart Cities Hackathon. It drew representatives from 15 government entities and private companies across various sectors.
Smart Dubai has broken ground on the first phase of implementing the Dubai Paperless Strategy, which seeks to digitise internal and external transactions at government entities and save time and effort for employees and customers alike.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states show great promise for renewable energy deployment, according to a recent study by management consultancy Strategy& Middle East (formerly Booz & Company), part of the PwC network.
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