EgyptAir, Duty Free partner with IBM to use its cloud in their services

EGYPT – EgyptAir and Duty Free have entered a new agreement with IBM to leverage IBM Cloud capabilities to scale and modernise EgyptAir Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System. By adopting IBM Cloud, EGYPTAIR will also leverage IBM Watson Assistant to create an AI virtual agent to help transform its travellers’ shopping experience. With the Covid-19 pandemic, the airlines industry started to look for new technologies to reinvent their services and unlock an array of new experiences for their customers. EGYPTAIR Duty Free selected IBM…

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Telecom Egypt partners with IBM, Red Hat to accelerate their digital transformation

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt (TE), one of the largest integrated telecommunications operators in Egypt, has partnered with IBM and Red Hat to help them develop an open, hybrid cloud strategy that will modernize their operations and accelerate their digital transformation journey. Telecom Egypt will adopt IBM Cloud Pak for Automation built on Red Hat OpenShift, to become more efficient, flexible and future-ready to support core operations and enable new digital services. As part of Telecom Egypt’s strategy for growth, the telco is reinventing its infrastructure based on open, hybrid cloud…

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Tech giant IBM appoints Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as its Regional Head for Africa

AFRICA – Ghanian Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh has been appointed by technology giant, IBM Corporation, as its Regional Head for North, East and West Africa. She was IBM’s first female country head and becomes the first woman and first African to be appointed Regional Head in Africa. She will be responsible for IBM operations in over 40 countries in Africa including Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, Senegal, Uganda, Ghana and Tunisia. Over the years, she has garnered experience working in the information technology, banking and services industry. The strong business development professional is skilled…

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Nutanix Sub-Saharan Africa region gets a new General Manager

SOUTHERN AFRICA – Nutanix, a cloud computing software company that sells infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage, has appointed Dom Poloniecki as General Manager for its Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Europe region. Mr. Poloniecki joins Nutanix after a 17-year career at IBM, where he built extensive business leadership experience in enterprise technology. For the last six years he was responsible for leading and transforming the company’s software and software-as-a-services businesses in the UK and Ireland, latterly as Vice President of Cloud Software. Commenting on Mr. Poloniecki’s appointment, Sammy Zoghlami, Senior Vice…

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