Trade & Logistics

Kodak Alaris expert on document management in the era of data chaos

There is more data in existence than ever before but it’s usefulness can be limited if it’s trapped on a piece of paper. Gregoire de Clercq, Marketing Director, Kodak Alaris Information Management, tells us how to set your data free. The ever-increasing flood of data into and out of an organisation and how best to […]

Becoming an Intelligent Enterprise: How to unlock IoT generated data

Enterprise spending on the Internet of Things is seeing phenomenal growth that is only going to get greater. Hozefa Saylawala, Middle East Sales Director, at Zebra Technologies, tells us how businesses can best use data created by connected devices to truly become an Intelligent Enterprise. According to Zebra Technologies’ inaugural Intelligent Enterprise Index, 42% of companies spend more […]

Public safety company Genetec to participate for the first time at Cairo ICT

Genetec Inc., a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has revealed its participation at this year’s edition of Cairo ICT, an international telecommunication, information technology, networking, computing, satellite and broadcasting trade fair and forum for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. The event is being held under […]

NTDE Group in the UAE deploys Infinite EDI Suite

To support its supply chain network, NTDE – the leading FMCG distributor in the UAE, along with its sister 3PL company – INL, decided to deploy Infinite EDI Suite. Under the contract concluded, the EDI provider – Infinite IT Solutions – is to establish Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between the NTDE Group and its business […]

Microsoft expert: Sales can surge in the digital age

The Arabian Gulf region is teeming with innovation. Government and private-sector initiatives are seizing the promise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, as a result, entire economies are taking significant forward leaps, says Karim Talhouk, Dynamics 365 Lead, Microsoft Gulf. Digital transformation – the power to engage customers, empower employees, optimise operations and revolutionise products […]

Digital marketing poised for significant growth in UAE’s e-commerce market

The UAE’s e-commerce sector is fast developing in light of the growing popularity of online shopping in the country where the internet and smartphone penetration rates are among the highest in the world. According to a recent industry study, the value of the local e-commerce market will hit the AED 40-billion mark by 2018, fueled […]

Al Jammaz to distribute Ring’s home security tech products in Saudi Arabia

Ring, a leader in smart home security, has announced a partnership agreement with Al Jammaz Distribution, a leading Saudi based Value-Added Distributor, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services. This partnership will help Ring foray and expand its reach across the Saudi market offering customers Ring’s products and solutions. “Ring believes in keeping homes […]

Aruba demonstrates its Intelligent Mobility Solutions at GITEX

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organisations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – at GITEX Technology Week. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba, said: “We are in […]

Digital core drives increase in Saudi retail market

Real-Time digital core drives new levels of customer engagement in KSA Saudi Vision 2030 will drive the Kingdom’s retail market to a record-high of USD 142 billion by 2021, industry experts announced at the Saudi Consumer Forum hosted by digital transformation enabler SAP. Thanks to an increasingly globally-minded and brand-savvy local population and tourists, the […]

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 customer inspiration and sales can surge in the digital age

Karim Talhouk, Dynamics 365 Lead, Microsoft Gulf, says with the correct commerce solution businesses can optimise operations with intelligent insights, empower employees to deliver tangible business growth and inspire customers with standout experiences. The Arab Gulf region is teeming with innovation. Government and private-sector initiatives are seizing the promise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, […]

Hitachi says ahead of GITEX that Big Data market will top $7 Trillion by 2021

Open data platform drives citizen innovations and new digital revenue Smart City innovations in the Middle East will support the global Big Data market which will grow to a record high of USD 7 trillion by 2021 – the digital transformation enabler Hitachi Data Systems announced ahead of the GITEX Technology Week. The Middle East […]

Digital Shadows CEO says ‘Don’t turn out the lights on the Dark Web’

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows We’ve all heard the phrase: “When one door closes, a window opens.” You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cybercrime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open. The takedown of AlphaBay by an international law enforcement […]

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 […]

SAP and Mars Hypermarket in Oman and UAE sign new digital retail partnership

Mars Hypermarket has formed a digital transformation partnership with digital retail enabler SAP. Oman’s hypermarkets, such as Mars Hypermarket, are the main driver for food sales, delivering 70% of total grocery store sales in Oman, according to Alpen Capital. In support of Oman’s digital retail sector, Mars Hypermarket, one of the GCC’s largest hypermarket chains […]

Cybercrime finds a way, the limited impact of AlphaBay and Hansa’s demise

Rick Holland, VP Strategy at Digital Shadows, says: “Our analysis of the broader cybercriminal ecosystem suggests that the impact of the AlphaBay and Hansa closures will be somewhat short-lived.” By Rick Holland, VP Strategy at Digital Shadows The law enforcement operations that took down the AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were meant to strike a sizable […]

UAE based online marketplace sees 2017 sales triple over the past four years’s total sales for 2017 expected to grow by three to five times higher than growth posted in 2016 MENA’s e-commerce already hit AED 24.65-billion mark for 2017 ‘’, a UAE-based online marketplace, has announced its estimated total sales is expected to grow by more than three to five times this year as compared to […]

Servcorp launches high-tech co-working office spaces throughout the Middle East

Technology is at the heart of five co-working office spaces across the Middle East created in response for the region’s growing demand for flexible work environments. The office spaces created by Servcor include seamless information technology solutions generally found only in the world’s largest blue-chip corporations. The office spaces are located in business towers in […]

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 […] agreement to increase on-line business for Dubai Chamber members

-Agreement will provide Dubai Chamber members with exclusive benefits, training and customised support – H.E. Buamim: Chamber will continue to establish new partnerships and initiatives to help businesses keep pace with region’s fast-changing e-commerce – E-commerce activity seen to account for 10 per cent of Dubai’s total retail trade within the next few years A […]