Sunday, April 14, 2024

Recent Trends In UAE IT Sector


According to new data, the United Arab Emirates ranks first among its peers in IT in the Mid – atlantic Region.The United Arab Emirates has already created a name for itself in the field of ‘Smart City’ construction. Since a few years ago, there has been a noticeable increase in technology investment.

According to International Data Corporation, the nation’s IT spending increased to $6.2 billion in 2017, as cloud, social, and mobile technologies become targets for investment. From IoT solutions to AI, AR, and VR, technology has advanced in a variety of ways. There are four major IT trends that are growing pace in Dubai right now. Now let’s have a glance at them.

1. Cloud

The cloud has aided businesses across the UAE in fusing traditional business processes with cutting-edge cloud technology, allowing for increased flexibility and efficiency.

For the past few years, the use of the cloud in the Mid East has grown at an accelerating rate, and we no longer see “non-cloud” IT environments. Given this rapid expansion, it is not an overstatement to say that most industries will employ one or even more cloud computing approaches in their daily operations.

Whereas no company is immune to this trend, governments in the Middle East are quickly catching up to cloud use.

2. Technology

Dubai has been keen to adopt new technology to expedite corporate processes as the globe progresses toward a digital world. As a result, the country now has a thriving Technology sector, with a wide range of enterprises offering a wide variety of facilities. Many companies choose to go for digitization and hire experts for IT development.

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The advancement of mobile technologies is among the most prominent current trends in the UAE’s IT industry. The sector is expanding, with over 50 % of the population owning a cellphone. As a result, smartphone apps have emerged, allowing businesses to immediately market their services to clients.

3. Artificial intelligence

Another significant trend in the UAE IT sector is the rise of artificial intelligence. The purpose of this innovation is to increase efficiency.

Within next bunch of years,, the UAE’s AI and cognitive market is expected to increase around 25percent to 30percent year on year. AI, in combination with 5G and IoT, will have a huge influence.

AI will automate a variety of jobs and positions while also introducing new ones that have yet to be specified. More employment will be created than will be lost.

4. IoT solutions

Smart Dubai and Smart government programmes have used IoT technology to boost the satisfaction of the city’s people, investors, and tourists.

IoT technologies are reshaping industries as diverse as the health care system, the wearable industry, retailing, hospital, and much more. In 2014, IoT investment in the Middle East and Africa’s retail outlets totaled 211.8 million dollars, and it’s obliged to continue growing at a high pace in the future years.


These are some of the most popular technologies in the UAE, which have the potential to have a large impact on the worldwide IT sector. Some of Dubai’s biggest IT firms have banded together to make a concerted effort to realise their goal of making the city more technologically advanced.

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