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Dubai South brings smart solutions to startups and SMEs at GITEX

Dubai South announced that it is participating in the biggest and boldest technology show in MENA and South Asia, GITEX Technology Week 2018, and partnered with GITEX Future Stars as this year’s Free Zone Partner. As the latest business hub for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups, Dubai’s integrated city will highlight its key […]


Avaya to showcase AI and biometrics enabled communications solutions

Avaya Holding Corp. is demonstrating integration of AI-enhanced technologies, including biometrics and real-time sentiment analysis to its communication platforms, enabling organisations to elevate voice as a key user interface for richer, more seamless, secure customer and employee experiences. Driven by the growing consumer demand for more intuitive experiences and positive outcomes, businesses are being pressured […]


Epicor announces latest version of Epicor ERP

Key enhancements include launch of the Epicor Dealer Network Portal and the availability of the Epicor Kinetic Design Framework. Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has introduced Epicor Dealer Network Portal as part of its upcoming release of Epicor ERP 10.2.300. In an increasingly digital world, dealers […]


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 […]


Alghanim Industries scoops award for payment process project

Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately-owned companies in the Middle East and founded in Kuwait, has been recognised at the Adam Smith Awards 2018. Representing Alghanim Industries, Richard Quinlan, Corporate Controller, Sonal Gupta, Head of International Accounts and Pramod Bhattiprolu, Senior Manager, Corporate Treasury received the award for the Best in Class Treasury Solution […]


MapR expands its territories and bolsters leadership in EMEA region

MapR Technologies, Inc., a leading data platform for AI and analytics, has announced changes to its EMEA leadership team following significant growth across the region. With a strong presence in the UK, Germany, France and Benelux, effective immediately, MapR has established an Emerging Territories region to more effectively develop business opportunities outside of these established […]


Cofense phishing defence leverages human intelligence

Phishing remains one of the biggest threats to businesses and organisations, with innovative solutions required to help keep attacks at bay. Alexandre Depret-Bixio, Vice President of Sales – META, Cofense, explains how the company is leveraging human intelligence as part of its phishing defence – and why this works so well. Why is phishing such […]


Egypt’s software piracy drop and legal reforms boost foreign investment

Egypt has seen a 2% drop in its software piracy rate to reach 59%, according to a study released by US-based Business Software Alliance. It revealed that Egypt has managed to decrease the commercial value of the unlicensed software, which declined significantly from US$157m in 2015 to US$64m last year. The survey quantified the volume […]


Honeywell hosts technology symposium in Kuwait

Honeywell, a global software industrial leader, organised a technology symposium in Kuwait to support the country’s long-term vision of building Smart Cities and creating a sustainable future. The Honeywell Technology Symposium 2018 was held at the Radisson Blu Hotel and focussed on the theme of ‘Experience the IoT Evolution in Kuwait’s Future Smart Buildings’. The […]


Prevent your network from being attacked by a Botnet

Not having enough network protection may allow your organisation’s devices to be part of the next cyberattack, according to Harish Chib, Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Sophos. Botnets are large volumes of distributed networked computers and devices that have been taken over by a cybercriminal. Botnets, also referred to as bots, are usually taken […]