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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 […]


SIDDCO Plastics empowers business with dashboards using customised Epicor ERP

Established in 2008, SIDDCO Plastics, a subsidiary of SIDDCO Group, is one of the largest high-density, polyethylene, bottle manufacturing facilities in the UAE. It has a production capacity of 80 million bottles per annum. Manufacturing blow moulded bottles, injection moulded products and composite plastic moulds, SIDDCO Plastics has several well-reputed customers in the lube oil, […]


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, […]


Enterprise software mobility a prerequisite to digital transformation

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has released a primary research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies’ enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study, from the company which operates in the Middle East, surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management, enterprise asset […]


Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain

Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain by Tarik Taman, General Manager IMEA, Infor If there’s a ‘quick win’ to be had with the Internet of Things (IoT) it’s in monitoring the performance and maintenance of industrial machines. It was only a couple of years ago when people spoke about the […]


Immensa Technology Labs launch the UAE’s first 3D printing facility

Immensa Technology Labs, the UAE’s leading Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company, has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility. This is in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Immensa’s state-of-the-art facility […]


How software can make your business scheduling more efficient

Specialist software can have an enormous impact on the profitability of your businesses by improving the efficiency of your scheduling operation. To increase responsiveness to your customers it is worth considering moving away from spreadsheets and towards advanced scheduling tools. Here Roch Gauthier, Senior Director, Product Management, AspenTech, writes about the importance of plant scheduling. […]


Epicor expert: Helping manufacturers keep their customers happy

By  Monzer Tohme, Regional Vice President, Sales, Middle East and Africa, Epicor Software The manufacturing industry has become virtually unrecognisable over the past 50 years, and while products and processes have remained a priority, change has been continuous. The boundaries of what was once a relatively black and white industry have blurred thanks to technology advancements, […]


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 […]


IFS and Dubai based ISYX agree technological partnership

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed a partnership agreement with Dubai-based ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing business technology consulting company. The IFS and ISYX partnership will help deliver IFS’s innovative product portfolio to customers across the Middle East and Africa. Drawing on the long and successful track record of both companies in areas such […]


Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce seizes fake printing supplies for HP printers in four raids

HP has announced multiple seizures of counterfeit printing supplies destined for its printers. The company supported Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce (SAMC) officials, alongside the local police force, who confiscated more than 145,000 illicit items in separate actions. Between December 2016 and February 2017, the SAMC conducted several raids at both warehouses and showrooms of […]


eHosting Datafort opens New Cyber Defense Centre in Dubai

eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud infrastructure services provider, has launched its Cyber Defense Centre (CDC) in Dubai Internet City. The CDC comes at a crucial time when organisations in the Middle East are faced with advanced and persistent security threats. “eHDF’s CDC deploys advanced security intelligence and automation tools to […]


KSA launches SAP Cloud Hub

Witnessed by His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, during her trade mission to the Kingdom, SAP announced a plan to launch the SAP Cloud Hub, in collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Communication and Information Technology represented by the National Digitization […]


Going Digital: Bentley Systems advances reality modelling

Bentley Systems, a global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, recently demonstrated its new ContextCapture offerings for reality modelling that increase opportunities in surveying and engineering, at the SPAR 3D Expo and Conference (SPAR). ContextCapture’s capabilities now include cloud processing services, a mobile app and photo planning for Bentley’s applications. ContextShare extends Bentley’s ProjectWise […]


Dell EMC Hosted First META Executive Partner Summit 2017

Dell EMC held its first ever META Executive Partner Summit 2017 which was held at the Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa on the 15th – 17th March. Through the event, Dell EMC aimed to empower its top channel partners to transform their businesses, deliver exceptional customer value and achieve unprecedented growth and profitability. This two-day […]


Dabur International wins at Ras Al Khaimah Free Zones Business Excellence Awards 2016

Dabur International, has been recognised as the ‘Best Industrial Company’ and the ‘Fastest Growing Company’ at the recently concluded Ras Al Khaimah Free Zones Business Excellence Awards 2016. Naturelle LLC, a subsidiary of Dabur International, was honoured for delivering value to its clients and the community through its products and services as well as achieving […]


Dell EMC Enhances Cloud Service Provider Partner Program Track

Dell EMC announced an enhanced focus and investment in the varied service provider industry that includes communications service providers, cable multiple system operators, hosting/co-location providers, public cloud providers, vertical market cloud specialists, and consumer webtech providers. The effort includes an expanded service provider track in the Dell EMC Partner Program and a new solutions engineering […]


OMA Emirates’ Centralized Card Issuance for QIIB

OMA Emirates Group, a provider of cutting edge technology for the payment industry has been contracted to provide a high-end in-house centralized card issuance solution to QIIB, a leading bank in Qatar. The deployment will entail a state-of-the-art EMV chip card issuance system with top of the range hardware and supported with the OMA Emirates’ […]


Havelock AHI implements Epicor ERP to streamline operations

Epicor Software Corporation, a provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that Havelock AHI, an interior manufacturer and fit-out contractor, has implemented the Epicor ERP (enterprise resource planning) solution across its six locations in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council). With Epicor ERP serving as the backbone of the business, Havelock AHI has […]


Siemens, Strata, Etihad to develop 3D-printed aircraft parts

German conglomerate Siemens AG, Abu Dhabi-based Strata Manufacturing, and Abu Dhabi airline Etihad Airways announced they will work together to develop the first 3D-printed parts for aircraft interiors in the Middle East and North Africa. A joint statement from the three companies, the partnership aims to leverage additive manufacturing, known as 3D printing, to help […]