Are you ready for regulatory compliance in the Middle East?

Managed services, security training, automation and emerging tech such as blockchain and biometrics can help meet regulatory burdens

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The Middle East is in growth mode, and while digital transformation offers a path to economic development, enterprises that are trying to expand in the region are stumbling over regulatory hurdles.

When moving to the cloud – a common starting point for businesses that go digital – Middle East organizations have traditionally been unable to find top-tier providers whose infrastructure is locally, or even regionally, based. Although this is starting to change, with AWS, Microsoft and Google all opening data centers in the GCC, for example, companies still face challenges when trying to comply with local, regional and international rules.  

The issue casts a shadow on efforts to promote growth. For some Middle Eastern countries, industrial expansion goes hand in hand with efforts to play a bigger geopolitical role on the world stage. Other nations are seeking to mitigate their petrochemical dependency by diversifying their economies.

Regulatory compliance, however, poses a particular challenge.

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