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DarkMatter enjoys major presence at C4I counter-terrorism conference in KSA

DarkMatter, the international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, announces its significant participation at the second instalment of the International Conference on C4I Solutions taking place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from October 17-19, 2017. The event stands as the largest regional conference DarkMatter has participated in to date, reflecting the importance the firm places […]


GITEX 2017 smart pedestrian signage review

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at GITEX 2017 reviewed the smart pedestrian signal technology, which comes in line with the initiative of the Smart City initiative launched by the Government of Dubai, which aims to provide safe passage for pedestrians through the adoption of several sites. To be installed on the road network in […]


SAP showcases its achievements with The Executive Council of Dubai

SAP, the global digital government enabler, is showcasing at GITEX Technology Week 2017 the strong success from a collaboration with The Executive Council of Dubai, to deploy SAP SuccessFactors and the Human Capital Management suite. This ensures following the world’s latest and best practices in all aspects. As a result, The Executive Council of Dubai […]


Cisco to work with monitoring control centre to enhance security

At GITEX Technology Week 2017, Cisco and the Abu Dhabi Monitoring and Control Centre (ADMCC) announced further collaboration towards achieving the vision for a safe, secure and intelligent city. Building on their existing relationship, ADMCC will leverage the power of Cisco’s technology solutions and innovation to support ‘Falcon Eye,’ an integrated, live surveillance system deployed […]


SAP showcases its achievements at GITEX 2017

SAP, the global digital government enabler, is showcasing at GITEX Technology Week the strong success from a collaboration with The Executive Council of Dubai, to deploy SAP SuccessFactors and the Human Capital Management suite. This ensures that it is now following the world’s latest and best practices in all aspects. As a result, The Executive […]


Aruba demonstrates its Intelligent Mobility Solutions at GITEX

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organisations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – at GITEX Technology Week. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba, said: “We are in […]


Avanza Solutions showcases blockchain based projects at GITEX

Avanza Solutions, one of the leading innovative-technology providers, is showcasing its blockchain based projects that are currently being implemented in Dubai at GITEX. In addition to current on-going implementations, Avanza will also launch a first-ever Customer Sentiment Blockchain solution jointly with Avaya which sets to revolutionise the way citizens’ interactions with government and corporate services are recorded, measured and […]


Abu Dhabi’s Monitoring and Control Centre leverages Fortinet security solutions

When the Monitoring and Control Centre in Abu Dhabi was looking for a security system that addressed its most critical challenges, Fortinet was selected by its management. Its multi-layered security solution can scale as operations expand and robustly defend the network from cyber-attacks. Fortinet, the global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has announced that the […]


His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi experiences SAP innovations

His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Municipality and Planning Department, has toured the Middle East and North Africa headquarters of digital government enabler SAP, experiencing the latest innovations to drive Ajman Vision 2021 smart government goals. During the tour, he experienced SAP’s real-time digital government solutions, including the cloud-based […]


Huawei to showcase ‘platform + ecosystem’ portfolio at GITEX

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, will showcase its ‘platform + ecosystem’ portfolio of innovations at GITEX Technology Week 2017, designed to equip Middle East organisations for the next big step on the road to digital transformation. Under the theme ‘Leading New ICT, the Road to Digital Transformation’ Huawei’s booth Z-D20 in Za’abeel Hall […]


New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

Majority of organisations lack proper data exfiltration prevention and DNS security measures Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by […]


InfiNet Wireless to showcase high-bandwidth wireless solutions for ‘Smart Cities’ at GITEX 2017

InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity for Internet Service Providers (ISP), video surveillance and public safety solutions, has announced that it plans to participate at GITEX Technology Week 2017. Marking the 10th consecutive year that the company has exhibited its solutions at GITEX, InfiNet will use this year’s event to showcase […]


Hitachi says ahead of GITEX that Big Data market will top $7 Trillion by 2021

Open data platform drives citizen innovations and new digital revenue Smart City innovations in the Middle East will support the global Big Data market which will grow to a record high of USD 7 trillion by 2021 – the digital transformation enabler Hitachi Data Systems announced ahead of the GITEX Technology Week. The Middle East […]


Science community in Saudi Arabia provided with cloud backup system from Veeam

The Internet Services Unit (ISU) of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), a government entity that co-ordinates and promotes scientific and technological research in Saudi Arabia, has deployed the Veeam® Availability Suite™. This will provide the science community in Saudi Arabia with 24.7.365 access to critical data for research that fosters innovation and […]


How enterprises should best approach privileged access password management

John Hathaway, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, BeyondTrust, tells us about the best ways to deal with Privileged Access Management Privileged password management, sometimes called enterprise password management, refers to the practice and technique of securely controlling credentials for privileged accounts, services, systems, applications and more. But unfortunately, with so much power inherent in privileged […]


MoU signed to incorporate Dubai Font on Huawei smartphones

The Executive Council of Dubai and Huawei sign MoU to incorporate Dubai Font on Huawei smartphones The Executive Council of Dubai and Huawei Consumer Business Group have announced a partnership that will see it include the Dubai Font on its mobile operating systems as one of its standard pre-loaded fonts. The font will be automatically […]


Huawei innovation centre launched in Saudi Arabia

Huawei Centre launched in Riyadh by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment aims to support the Kingdom’s drive for innovation One of the largest customer solution innovation and integration experience centres (CSIC) in the Middle East has opened in Riyadh. With more than 1200 square metres of floor space, the Huawei CSIC will accelerate the […]


Summit will highlight transformation of Abu Dhabi into a smart city

  Advanced Conferences and Meetings (ACM) is launching the Abu Dhabi Digital Transformation Summit on November 13 to 14 2017 in Abu Dhabi. This specialised summit will focus on utilising innovative global strategies and solutions to advance government integration, automation and performance. Abu Dhabi continues to position itself as one of the leaders in digital […]


Securing IoT: know your network, protect your network

Article by Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Do you think about the need to secure IoT? It could be a patient monitor, a security camera or a lighting system; every connection to the network is a potential route for attackers. This is quite a new concept to many, […]


First phase of Smart Dubai plan successfully completed

The Board of Directors of Smart Dubai Office (SDO) has held its tenth meeting, presided over by H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board. Al Tayer congratulated board members on the successful completion of the first phase of the Smart Dubai Plan. This proved that all the concerned parties were determined to mobilise […]