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Managed Service Providers can advise enterprises on cloud services

Rapid transformation and the sheer number of services on offer means Managed Service Providers have an opportunity to provide trusted advice and services around cloud computing for their end-customers, says Yasser Zeineldin, CEO from eHosting DataFort, a leading provider of managed services, cloud infrastructure and managed hosting in the Gulf region.    The rush to […]


Professionals warn rapid public cloud adoption opens cybersecurity gap

A majority of European and Middle East cybersecurity professionals at organisations using DevOps practices in the public cloud believe that their organisations are trading speed for security. In a newly published cloud security study commissioned by global security leader, Palo Alto Networks, 72% of cybersecurity professionals indicated that the speed of public cloud adoption is […]


Symantec protects Office 365 with new data loss prevention technology

Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company, has announced new enhancements to its data loss prevention (DLP) technology to protect information in Office 365. With Symantec DLP, data is protected whether at rest or in transit, on-premises or in the cloud and everywhere it flows through a single management console. Monitoring and protecting data in the cloud […]


Next five years critical for multi-cloud adoption in EMEA, report finds

F5 Networks has unveiled EMEA’s first ever Future of Multi-Cloud (FOMC) report, highlighting game-changing trends and charting adaptive best practice over the next five years. The F5 commissioned report was conducted by the Foresight Factory and features exclusive input from influential global cloud experts specialising in entrepreneurialism, cloud architecture, business strategy, industry analysis and relevant […]


Fortinet expands security fabric offerings on Microsoft Azure

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the expansion of its Fortinet Security Fabric offerings on Microsoft Azure, supporting customers with enhanced protection of the expanded attack surface of their hybrid cloud environments. Fortinet provides a broad portfolio of security offerings on Azure, including FortiGate Next-Generation Firewall, FortiWeb, FortiMail, FortiManager and FortiAnalyzer. To expand […]


McAfee Labs sees continued cryptocurrency mining surge

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2018, examining the growth and trends of new cyberthreats in Q2 2018. In the second quarter, McAfee Labs saw the surge in cryptomining malware growth that began in Q4 2017 continue through the first half of 2018. McAfee also saw the continued […]


Infor addresses Middle East skills and talent challenges at GITEX

Infor, a leading provider of industry-specific cloud applications, has announced it will showcase its workforce management and science-based recruitment applications to support business competitiveness in the region at this year’s GITEX. According to PwC’s 21st CEO Survey, finding and hiring employees with the key skills they need to succeed in the digital world continues to […]


Rapid adoption of public cloud opens ‘cybersecurity gap’

A majority of European and Middle East cybersecurity professionals at organisations using DevOps practices in the public cloud believe that their organisations are trading speed for security. That’s according to a newly published cloud security study commissioned by Palo Alto Networks, a global security leader, in which 72% of cybersecurity professionals indicated that the speed […]


Help AG event in Middle East to focus on cloud security

After years of being little more than an industry buzz word, cloud computing in the Middle East has rapidly gained momentum and is expected to be a US$290 million market in the UAE alone by 2020. This presents IT teams with a new set of security challenges that Help AG is set to explore and […]


ServiceNow and Box power the future of work for the enterprise

New integration provides access across platforms to create an enhanced collaboration and employee experience. ServiceNow and Box, two industry-leading cloud services companies that drive Digital Transformation for enterprises across industries, announced they are integrating their platforms to provide customers with an enhanced collaboration and content management experience for their most important business processes. The two […]