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Arab Health survey finds technological innovation in healthcare is welcomed in GCC

Arab Health, the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region, has revealed that 45% of GCC residents find wearable technology, such as fitness trackers or smart watches, an effective way to monitor their personal health. In a GCC-wide survey commissioned by Arab Health 2018, 50% of respondents aged 18 to 24 […]


Healthcare industry increases innovation through IoT use

According to HPE Aruba, nearly 90% of early IoT adopters have already suffered an IoT related security breach. But the good news is threats to the healthcare sector can be combated with good practice, Jose Vasco, Regional Director MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, tells us. When it comes to healthcare, six in […]


Study reveals Qatari youth access online help to stay healthy

A recent study by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has found that the country’s youth are turning to the Internet to access information about health. The study, Information and Monitoring Among Qatari Adolescents, provides an in-depth understanding of how Qatari youth acquire information about health issues of all kinds. It found how the majority of […]


ATOM, the ‘most advanced insurance platform in the World’, is being co-developed by elseco and SAP

The in-memory technology of SAP HANA® is enabling the seamless analysis of big data with concurrent updating of risk pricing and selection. The API-driven platform allows elseco member insurance companies to have real-time access to their portfolio, performance analysis and bordereau reports. Compliance is even built into the process flows allowing different classes of users, […]


Mimecast expert: Cybercriminals are setting sights on healthcare

Cybercriminals have set their sights on protected health information. It’s Black Market value is greater than credit card information. By Brandon Bekker, Managing Director at Mimecast, Africa and the Middle East, explains why and how the healthcare sector is under attack.   The Internet of Things has transformed the healthcare sector, allowing practitioners to easily […]


Avaya completes financial restructuring and emerges from Chapter 11

Avaya Holdings Corp. has announced that it has successfully completed its debt restructuring and emerged from chapter 11. Senior executives from Avaya International celebrated the announcement with key channel partners at an Avaya Edge World Tour event hosted in Dubai. Nidal Abou-Ltaif, President, Avaya International, thanked the partners for their commitment and support during the […]


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 […]


Condo Protego warning of security challenges at GITEX

Representatives of Condo Protego are available to discuss cybersecurity at GITEX. Some cybersecurity experts have described Malware attacks as an ‘arms race’ because hackers have developed increasingly complex approaches and security vendors have countered with stronger technology defences. “WannaCry and Petya malware attacks are not isolated incidents – every Middle East CIO needs to be […]


Avaya presenting real-world customer cases for the first time at GITEX

Avaya is showcasing how it is working with organisations to design solutions that go beyond the digital experience at GITEX Technology Week. This includes presenting real-world use cases from its customers across the Avaya International region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific) for the first time ever at the event. Avaya is also […]


Microsoft to ‘ignite’ digital transformation with its intelligent Cloud at GITEX

With its mission to empower every person and organisation to achieve more, Microsoft will exhibit under the theme of ‘Igniting Your Digital Transformation’, introducing GITEX attendees to the power of the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge. The Microsoft stand at GITEX 2017 will showcase its innovations for all workloads and industries ranging from education […]


McAfee report sees cyberattacks target healthcare and social media users

Healthcare sector reports greatest number of security incidents in 2016 and 2017; Faceliker manipulates Facebook accounts to promote news, websites and advertisements McAfee Inc. has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2017, which examines the rise of script-based malware, suggests five proven threat hunting best practices, provides an analysis of the recent WannaCry and […]


Avaya to go beyond the digital experience at GITEX 2017

Avaya will showcase at GITEX Technology Week how it is working with organisations to design solutions that go beyond the digital experience, presenting real-world use cases from its customers across the Avaya International (Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific) region for the first time ever at the event. Avaya will highlight how its […]


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

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 […]


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 […]


Pure Storage in Gartner Magic Quadrant for fourth year running

Pure Storage, a leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, has announced  it has improved its position within the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner’ July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays (SSAs). For the fourth consecutive year, Pure Storage is positioned furthest along the ‘Completeness of Vision’ axis in the Leaders […]


Comment: Data lakes define the future of healthcare

By Roberta Katz, Director, Dell EMC Global Solutions, Healthcare – Life-Sciences We are all part of the ‘Information Generation’ a growing community of digital citizens that puts the world’s information at our fingertips. As both patients and consumers of healthcare information, our expectations for preventative care and wellness, diagnosis speed and treatment, and disease management […]


A new kind of emergency response – tackling data-driven healthcare in the Middle East

By Gregg Petersen, Regional Sales Vice President, MEA, Veeam Software Data, analytics and the devices used to access and gather them have changed our lives for the better. From giving us the insight we need to improve critical business processes, to enabling us to learn more about our personal health and fitness, they’ve had some […]


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, […]