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Expert opinion: Is the honeymoon over for Artificial Intelligence?

Cyril Perducat, Executive Vice President of Internet of Things and Digital Offers, Schneider Electric, asks how businesses can seize value from Artificial Intelligence. Last year, Forrester noted that: “The honeymoon for enterprises naively celebrating the cure-all promises of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies is over: …AI and all other new technologies like big data and cloud […]


5G: Just the next wave or a special generation?

Article by: Chris Lewis 5G is a special generation for mobile. In fact, it’s much more than mobile. The framework of technology must embrace fixed as well as cellular, licensed as well as unlicensed. It is so important to the future of society that a fresh look at spectrum, shared investment and the positioning of […]


Behind the scenes: Connecting fans at Anfield Stadium

Article by: Bob Slorach, CTO of the Wireless Infrastructure Group I can only imagine the spikes in data usage at the 2018 World Cup as fans take selfies, share Facebook Live game highlights and WhatsApp their friends with minute-by-minute game updates. Fortunately, fans who recently attended the highly-anticipated international friendly at Anfield Stadium, Brazil versus […]


Fortinet expert discusses the rise of destructive botnets

By Kalle Bjorn, Director – Systems Engineering, Fortinet Over the past few years, we have watched the rise of ransomware as it successfully targeted a variety of vertical markets, especially healthcare, education and financial services. And like almost all malware, it has also begun to evolve. For example, the WannaCry ransomware engine has recently been modified to support […]


Expert predicts the impact of AI on the workplace in the next year

Article by: Brian Chappell, Senior Director, Enterprise and Solution Architecture at BeyondTrust AI offers many opportunities to enhance productivity and accelerate activities by augmenting human capabilities. While there are predictions that AI will step into many roles in the workplace, it’s unlikely we are going to see widespread adoption in any of those that rely […]


Warning: ‘Traffic systems at risk of cyberattack’

Industry experts have responded to comments made about cybersecurity risks posed to the UK’s critical infrastructure. Speaking with the BBC Today programme, and reported by the Daily Telegraph, General Sir Christopher Deverell, Commander of the UK’s Joint Forces Command, warned that traffic control systems were at risk of cyberattack, with road systems one of several […]


Veeam expert: Five steps to complying with the EU’s GDPR

Now that GDPR has been introduced the journey towards compliance has started and companies are updating their relationship with data protection. Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam Software, looks at ways that enterprises can make their approach fit for the future. There are still a vast number of organisations […]


Intel and Mobileye begin testing their autonomous fleet in Jerusalem

Article by: Professor Amnon Shashua, Co-founder and CTO of Mobileye The first phase of the Intel and Mobileye 100-car autonomous vehicle (AV) fleet has begun operating in the challenging and aggressive traffic conditions of Jerusalem. The technology is being driven on the road to demonstrate the power of the Mobileye approach and technology, to prove […]


How AI-based machine learning will affect IT security

Article by: Rabih Itani, Regional Business Development Manager – Security, Middle East and Turkey at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic of discussion in many industries for a while now, with healthcare, retail and hospitality, to name but a few, starting to speculate on the massive opportunities […]


Will businesses be ready in time to comply with the GDPR requirements?

Article by: Bob Worrall, CIO, Juniper Networks On May 25 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes fully enforceable under law, but will organisations be ready to comply by this deadline? Re-read this sentence and you’ll spot that I did not mention the European Union. Although GDPR is a European law, it has global […]