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Avaya advances customer engagement and data privacy

Avaya Holdings Corp has introduced a new version of the Avaya Workforce Optimization suite, which improves service quality, operational and employee productivity and data privacy with a series of new features and tools. This major software release helps companies in the region to transform customer engagement and comply with existing and emerging industry regulations such […]


Fortinet founder: How tech companies can avoid growing pains

What happens when an IT business becomes really successful and grows rapidly? Is it still able to operate in the same flexible way it did when it was smaller? Michael Xie, Founder, President and CTO of Fortinet, shares some pointers on how to raise a tech business successfully. As many teenagers can attest to, growing […]


Saudi logistics company deploys Infor warehouse management solution

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, has announced that Almajdouie Logistics Company, the largest logistics service provider in Saudi Arabia, has deployed Infor SCE to enhance business agility as it anticipates further growth. The project was successfully managed by Infor’s global supply chain partner, SNS, a leading provider of supply chain consulting and […]


Zebra Technologies expert: Why is human interaction still needed in automation?

By Jim Hilton, Director Global Manufacturing at Zebra Technologies. Over the past few years the talk of how automation can change industrial operations has become more prevalent. Indeed, the headline-seekers out there might ask: will robots end up taking our jobs and what will happen to the human workforce? Hyperbole aside, the rise of the […]


Gas company securely connects locations, partners and ships with Citrix

With the world’s largest fleet of vessels for transporting liquid natural gas demanding secure and reliable data communications, Nakilat turned to Citrix to provide secure virtualisation and streamline IT operations through Citrix NetScaler. The enterprise, which is also known as the Qatar Gas Transport Company and operates what has been described as a ‘floating pipeline’ […]


Epicor payroll MEA solution launched to meet employment regulations

Epicor has launched a flexible and responsive payroll solution that has been custom built to meet the country-specific employment regulations and business needs of HR departments across the MEA region. Built on the Epicor ERP platform, and recommended for any organisation using Epicor ERP version 10 or above, Epicor Payroll MEA helps improve employee experience […]


Infoblox appoints new Senior Vice President for International Business

Infoblox, the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has announced that Cherif Sleiman has been appointed as Senior Vice President (SVP) International Business, responsible for driving business growth in international markets. In this expanded role, he will lead all businesses outside the Americas and continue to report to Bill McCarthy, Executive Vice President, […]


Oracle expert: Companies are increasingly turning to cloud

Companies looking to harness the full potential of their Internet of Things investments are increasingly turning to cloud computing, according to Craig Nel, Cloud Platform Leader, Mobile, BOTS and A1 at Oracle Middle East, Africa and Turkey. Gartner’s technology predictions state that 2018 will be the year in which intelligent things proliferate, driving a shift from […]


Paul Mountford named as the new CEO of Riverbed Technology

Riverbed Technology, The Digital Performance Company, has announced the appointment of Paul Mountford as CEO. He replaces Jerry M Kennelly, who is retiring after serving as CEO since co-founding Riverbed in 2002. Mountford joined Riverbed nearly four years ago as SVP and Chief Sales Officer, leading the transformation of the global sales organisation and partner […]


Red Hat expert: Digital transformation is not going away any time soon

The phrase ‘digital transformation’ is everywhere and according to Erica Langhi, solution architect at Red Hat, it’s not going away any time soon. Organisations are acutely aware of the need to become more digital to stay competitive and serve customers in new ways. We have entered an era of agile development practices, hybrid technology footprints […]