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Ankabut launch Microsoft’s Azure Stack in collaboration with Huawei

Ankabut, the UAE’s Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world, and Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has partnered to launch a cutting-edge new cloud solution in the UAE, Microsoft’s Azure Stack. This will be […]


Mimecast receives award for continuity and resilience product

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced it has been awarded best ‘Continuity and Resilience Provider Service/Product’ at the 2018 BCI Global Awards. Mimecast received recognition for providing an outstanding service and product, relevant to the continuity and resilience profession. This award follows Mimecast being recognised at the BCI Africa Awards 2018 […]


Infoblox research finds managing higher education networks ‘challenging’

Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the results of its global survey on the state of network security at higher education institutions.   Results reveal that 81% of IT professionals state securing campus networks has become more challenging in the last two years.   The report titled Defending Networks at […]


Nutanix extends Beam to the enterprise private cloud

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced new updates to Beam which extend its cost visibility and optimisation capabilities into on-prem deployments. With these new updates, Nutanix customers can get full visibility and insight into the entirety of their infrastructure environment, including public and private clouds, so they can choose the right cloud […]


eHosting DataFort expert on the benefits of multi-cloud

Sachin Bhardwaj, Director Marketing and Business Development,eHosting DataFort, says there are a multitude of benefits to using multi-cloud. When you look around and observe the pace at which organisations are moving towards the cloud for scalability, flexibility and efficiency, the numbers are only increasing. To stay competitive, businesses need to be agile and the cloud […]


KSA progressing on the road to Digital Transformation with SAP

With SAP investing heavily in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the country’s Digital Transformation is set on the road to success. Intelligent CIO talks to Khaled Alsaleh, Managing Director, SAP KSA, about the importance of cloud, SAP’s investment in a local data centre in KSA, and the futuristic Smart City of NEOM. Is cloud a […]


Forcepoint introduces new cloud security solution

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint has introduced the Cloud App Control Module for Web Security, complete Internet security that allows businesses to secure and control self-adopted cloud applications while still protecting its users from malicious web content. Key features of the Cloud App Control Module include: URL filtering, deep content inspection and cloud app visibility and […]


Experts discuss lessons business leaders should carry forward into 2019

Cybersecurity is one of the hottest topics in IT today and for good reason. CIOs and other business leaders are constantly inundated with headlines about the latest data breach, ransomware attack or service outage as a result of a new era of criminal activity. We spoke to a range of business leaders to gain insight […]


Nutanix expert: How to achieve multicloud success

“Public cloud is not the enemy, yet being wholly locked into it is,” says Aaron White, Regional Director, Middle East at Nutanix. He argues that organisations that proactively develop and implement multicloud strategies are better able to satisfy business requirements. Ironically, even though every company today must become a technology company, the digital revolution is […]


‘Data in the cloud more exposed than organisations think’ – McAfee report

McAfee, the device to cloud cybersecurity company, has released its Cloud Adoption and Risk Report, which analysed billions of events in anonymised customers’ production cloud use to assess the current state of cloud deployments and to uncover risks. The report revealed that nearly a quarter of the data in the cloud can be categorised as […]