VIMANA extends blockchain into aviation operations in UAE

VIMANA is a company that is extending blockchain into the air. It builds blockchain based and regulated Airspace Ecosystems to provide air mobility programmes in countries such as the UAE, ensuring the safe and seamless operation of a multitude of aircraft. Blockchain is more often than not associated with financial transactions but it has a […]

DAFZA’s digital intelligence plan receives approval

Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has approved the organisation’s Digital Intelligence Plan 2018-2020. This has been developed in line with digital transformation initiatives such as the Dubai Internet of Things Strategy and the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence – the first major initiative within the UAE Centennial […]

Dubai Airport Freezone Authority partners with Dell EMC

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is partnering with Dell EMC initiating a landmark project titled ‘DAFZA Cloud’. This collaboration aims to power the ambitious vision to provide transformative ICT services to all stakeholders. In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the […]

Emirates initiates 3D printing of cabin parts using Selective Laser Sintering

Emirates has announced that it has used 3D printing technology to manufacture components for its aircraft cabins. The airline has reached a significant milestone in innovation by using Selective Laser Sintering, a new and innovative 3D printing technique to produce video monitor shrouds. One of the other recent achievements has been the 3D printing, certification […]

UAE based Calidus selects IFS Applications to support rapid growth

IFS Applications deployed for finance, HR, supply chain, project and document management IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has announced that the aerospace and defence technology company Calidus, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has selected IFS Applications™ as its core solution to manage key company operations and manufacturing projects. The IFS solution includes finance, HR, […]

New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

Majority of organisations lack proper data exfiltration prevention and DNS security measures Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by […]

How enterprises should best approach privileged access password management

John Hathaway, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, BeyondTrust, tells us about the best ways to deal with Privileged Access Management Privileged password management, sometimes called enterprise password management, refers to the practice and technique of securely controlling credentials for privileged accounts, services, systems, applications and more. But unfortunately, with so much power inherent in privileged […]

Huawei and Omantel to Deploy Middle East’s First network

Huawei has announced it will jointly deploy the first network in the Middle East working with Omantel, a leading operator in Oman. The announcement was made at the ninth annual Huawei User Group Meeting. Huawei’s E2E solution will support Omantel to construct ultra-broadband networks more efficiently by reusing existing copper lines. Omantel, the first […]

Gulf Air reveals DDoS defence to boost security and customer service

Project Uses F5 DDoS Hybrid Defender to safeguard operations and unlock greater agility Gulf Air has revealed a cybersecurity change as part of an on-going campaign to safeguard its operations and deliver industry-leading customer service. Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has reinforced its network perimeter to pre-empt and combat Distributed […]

System integrator DTP implements Quintiq’s asset optimisation at Dubai Airports

Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes brand and global vendor in supply chain planning and optimisation, has been selected by Dubai Airports to plan and schedule its fixed resources at Dubai International and Dubai World Central. The Quintiq solution will automate the planning process for airport stands, gates, baggage belts and check-in counters to increase overall efficiency, […]