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 […]

Pure Storage in Gartner Magic Quadrant for fourth year running

Pure Storage, a leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, has announced  it has improved its position within the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner’ July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays (SSAs). For the fourth consecutive year, Pure Storage is positioned furthest along the ‘Completeness of Vision’ axis in the Leaders […]

Comment: Data lakes define the future of healthcare

By Roberta Katz, Director, Dell EMC Global Solutions, Healthcare – Life-Sciences We are all part of the ‘Information Generation’ a growing community of digital citizens that puts the world’s information at our fingertips. As both patients and consumers of healthcare information, our expectations for preventative care and wellness, diagnosis speed and treatment, and disease management […]

A new kind of emergency response – tackling data-driven healthcare in the Middle East

By Gregg Petersen, Regional Sales Vice President, MEA, Veeam Software Data, analytics and the devices used to access and gather them have changed our lives for the better. From giving us the insight we need to improve critical business processes, to enabling us to learn more about our personal health and fitness, they’ve had some […]

Securing IoT: know your network, protect your network

Article by Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Do you think about the need to secure IoT? It could be a patient monitor, a security camera or a lighting system; every connection to the network is a potential route for attackers. This is quite a new concept to many, […]

Four tech hacks to faster customer onboarding

By Rami Bachir, Sales Manager, Middle East at Kodak Alaris, Information Management Division Customer onboarding or client onboarding (CoB), as we call the process of ‘entering’ new customers into the organisation, is an important moment of truth. It’s when you really make the difference and deliver upon the promises for why people became a customer […]

How data can drive efficiency and improvement in the healthcare vertical

David Whitton, General Manager of Kodak Alaris for the Middle East, argues that the revolution in data collection can be the impetus behind identifying health trends, discovering if treatments are effective, and making decisions based on fact: Healthcare providers in the Middle East that leverage data driven from clinical and business analytics are discovering new […]

Equinix drives digital transformation in healthcare vertical

Global interconnection and data centre company Equinix is working with managed service provider BIOS ME to serve the Avivo Group, one of BIOS’s key customers. This will enable digital transformation of enterprises in the healthcare vertical.  With the help of Equinix with an average uptime of 99.9999% globally, the BIOS and CloudHPT teams were able […]

IBM and Salesforce announce landmark global strategic partnership

IBM and Salesforce have announced a global strategic partnership to deliver joint solutions designed to leverage artificial intelligence and enable companies to make smarter decisions, faster than ever before. With the partnership, IBM Watson, the leading AI platform for business, and Salesforce Einstein, AI that powers the world’s #1 CRM, will seamlessly connect to enable […]

Saudi German Hospital Implements Automated Medication Management

Omnicell, Inc. have announced that Saudi German Hospital-Dubai has implemented its medication management solutions to improve workflow efficiency, give clinicians more time to spend with patients, and help provide better healthcare services. Saudi German Hospital-Dubai is part of the largest private hospital group in the Middle East. With 165 beds, the facility offers a wide […]

Ain Al Khaleej Hospital Achieves HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 Certification

Ain Al Khaleej Hospital (AAKH), a CSC client using the Enterprise Management Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system, has achieved Stage 6 HIMSS Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) certification. Developed by HIMSS Analytics, EMRAM is an eight-stage maturity model that allows hospitals to track their progress towards a paperless environment and complete EMRs. Using CSC’s […]

Mobile working in healthcare linked to improved productivity

The use of mobile technology in and out of the workplace is making a positive impact on the productivity and job satisfaction of healthcare employees, according to research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The findings suggest that nearly six in ten (59%) of workers […]

Dubai Health Authority to adopt 3D printed technology in dentistry

This year, Dubai Health Authority’s Dental Services department will begin using 3D printed technology to print 3D model of teeth for producing prosthesis, said a top health official at the Arab Health Congress 2017. The use of this technology is the beginning of the Authority’s ambitious plans to use 3D printing in all fields of […]

GE Healthcare selected for Kuwait’s hospital modernisation programme

A partnership between GE Healthcare and Advanced Technology Company (ATC) has been selected as the key medical technology provider for five new Ministry of Health hospitals in Kuwait as part of the Ministry’s strategic healthcare infrastructure modernisation plan. The new partnership, announced at Arab Health 2017, will provide a range of healthcare technologies, including Healthcare IT […]

Transformational tech top of agenda for upcoming Arab Health

Honeywell will showcase how it is developing the Internet of Things (IoT) drive within the healthcare sector at this year’s Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, being held Jan. 30 to Feb. 2, 2017, at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. By merging physical and digital technology, Honeywell will aim to demonstrate how connected solutions can […]

Rapid technology advancements in healthcare bring calls for caution

Technology promises to herald astonishing advances in healthcare, but delegates to the Knowledge Summit 2016 were told that the rapid pace of change posed ethical and legislative challenges. Organised by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) – member of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives – the third-annual summit in Dubai […]

Al Zahra Hospital Dubai upgrades its WiFi network

Al Zahra Hospital Dubai (AZHD), a healthcare service provider with almost 35 years of experience in providing excellent service to the residents of the UAE & GCC, has implemented a high-density, Gigabit wireless network from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, across the entire hospital. The infrastructure based on the latest 802.11 ac wireless standard […]

Adoption of digital records in the regional healthcare industry

Utilisation of electronic record keeping systems is becoming increasingly predominant within the healthcare industry due to a wide range of benefits, ultimately resulting in improved quality of care and patient safety, not to mention controlled costs and time savings for healthcare providers, writes David Whitton, General Manager of Kodak Alaris – Eastern Cluster (Middle East, Africa, […]

Symantec announces Endpoint Protection 14

Symantec Corp. has announced the release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 14. Powered by artificial intelligence on the endpoint and in the cloud, Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 fuses essential endpoint technologies with advanced machine learning and memory exploit mitigation in a single agent, delivering a multi-layered solution able to stop advanced threats and respond at the endpoint regardless of […]

McAfee report indicates “business of cybercrime” in healthcare sector

Intel Security has released its McAfee Labs Health Warning report, which assesses the marketplace for stolen medical records; compares it with the marketplace for stolen financial services data; identifies health care focused cyber crime-as-a-service trends; and profiles cyber crime targeting intellectual property in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The Intel Security research asserts that the […]