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VMware identifies adoption trends in the digital workspace

Digital workspace first-movers experience business, operational, and financial benefits while those that wait are falling behind, according to the VMware State of the Digital Workspace report. Survey respondents say game-changing IT depends on organisations adopting a digital workspace that includes security and identity management as vital components. With realistic prospects of achieving triple-digit ROI, even […]


Veeam survey on Availability and recovery trends

To better understand Availability challenges, Veeam commissioned the Enterprise Strategy Group to survey more than 1,000 business professionals and senior decision makers for the sixth annual Veeam Availability. This includes respondents from UAE and Saudi Arabia. The research study reveals that organisations across the globe continue to struggle with Availability assurance within their IT environments. […]


Document Digitisation in the Middle East – On the Road to Digital Transformation

For many companies in the Middle East, the biggest challenge when establishing a digital transformation strategy is to determine when and how to digitise paper documents. The decision-making process needs to factor in the requirement to scan legacy files, as well as put processes in place to capture all newly created or acquired information quickly […]


Are You a ‘Grow Getter’ or Does Your Business Fail to ‘Get Growth’?

No business can grow unless the people behind the organisation are focused on achieving growth. As new markets expand and globalisation becomes the norm, growth opportunities can become limited and even niche areas of business can become saturated. The ambiguity of the economic climate and differences of opinion among experts and forecasters is blurring many […]


DarkMatter: New Executive Vice-President of Cyber Services, Eddie Schwartz

Eddie was formerly President and COO of White Ops Inc., and possesses over 25 years’ cyber security experience. International cyber security firm, DarkMatter, announces the appointment of Eddie Schwartz as the firm’s Executive Vice President of Cyber Services. In his new role, Eddie will lead the activities of DarkMatter’s following business units: Governance, Risk and […]


Yvolv Ignites Startups with New Program

Yvolv has launching a new program aimed at technology startups. The program, Yvolv Ignite, aims to assist startups to focus on driving their core businesses rather than focusing on technology operations, which consequently helps them reach their growth targets faster and smoother. The program is built to tackle the common challenges that startups face in […]


BravoSolution sees Demand for Procurement Digitization Surging

BravoSolution, the leading global strategic procurement provider, has recorded its 16th straight year of revenue growth amidst growing demand for its solutions and services worldwide. In the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016, the company reported €85 million in revenue and added more than 119 new customers. BravoSolution experienced strong demand for its strategic procurement […]


DP World Extends Global Framework Agreement with Bravosolution / Tejari

DP World has signed a five-year extended agreement with leading strategic procurement company BravoSolution / Tejari. The deal was made following the existing five year relationship where Tejari supported DP World’s supplier relationship, tendering and contract management processes into a seamless, integrated online platform that can be accessed both locally and globally. As a leading […]


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 […]


Intel Security : New Global Cybersecurity Report

Intel Security, in partnership with the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), has released “Tilting the Playing Field: How Misaligned Incentives Work Against Cybersecurity,” a global report and survey revealing three categories of misaligned incentives: corporate structures versus the free flow of criminal enterprises; strategy versus implementation; and senior executives versus those in implementation […]


Are you ready for the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) will transform your business. Heard it all before? The explosion of connected devices and the increasing number of businesses embracing them for mainstream operations, has meant that analysts are now estimating that over 20 billion “things” could be circulating by 2020. But, how will it transform business as we know […]


Intel Security brings unifying strategy to cybersecurity table

Intel Security has outlined a new, unifying approach for the cybersecurity industry that strives to eliminate fragmentation through updated integrated solutions, new cross-industry partnerships and product integrations within the Intel Security Innovation Alliance and Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). “Transforming isolated technologies into a cohesive security system is without a doubt the most daunting challenge facing […]


Latest research reaffirms importance of FINTECH across MENA

The latest research on digital use and e-commerce in the Middle East demonstrates that investment in technology and innovation in the financial services sector is now essential, according to the organisers of the largest financial technology event in the region. Chris Fountain, Managing Director of Turret Media, organisers of MEFTECH 2017, noted that the research […]


10 trends that will impact open-source technology

Open source has become an integral piece of every developer’s arsenal. The power of the community, the wisdom of many, and the ability to hook into various systems and solutions make open source incredibly powerful, writes Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, MENA, A10 Networks. As 2017 gathers steam, we at A10 Networks decided to identify 10 trends […]


The enterprise argument for hybrid cloud in 2017

Hybrid cloud is set to be one of the biggest, most valuable technology opportunities for enterprises in 2017 and looking ahead over the next few years. To take advantage of this opportunity enterprises must apply the same principles they utilise in maintaining multiple data centres to data storage in the cloud – whereby a single […]


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 […]


Attacker innovation and IoT exploitation fuel DDoS attacks

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, has released its 12th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR). The report covers a range of issues from threat detection and incident response to managed services, staffing and budgets. Its focus is on the operational challenges Internet operators face daily from network-based threats and the strategies adopted to address and […]


GE report highlights power of ‘Digital Efficiency’ to increase productivity

GE unveiled new findings on how companies are using digital applications across their industrial operations to unlock productivity and lower their environmental impact. In a recently released report, GE and co-author Intel offer a comprehensive view of how the Industrial Internet – embedded sensors, data analytics and connected platforms-  are helping companies increase their productivity […]


IDC report examines Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program

With Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Program (NTP) estimated to drive spending of SAR 42 billion on related initiatives in 2017 alone, International Data Corporation (IDC) has published an in-depth analysis of the program and its anticipated impact on the kingdom’s economy and broader society. Titled ‘Envisioning an ICT-Led Approach to the National Transformation Program for […]


Strategic tech. investments for UAE manufacturers in 2017

What’s on tap for UAE manufacturers in 2017? Nothing but net (profits, that is) as manufacturers kick off the year with an optimistic eye to the future. It’s an exciting time, with manufacturers gearing up for growth, investing in equipment, new manufacturing modalities such as 3D printing, and software to support digital transformation and new […]