Artificial Intelligence and the birth of the next generation data centre

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware EMEA Senior Systems Engineer, looks at the rise of Artificial Intelligence and the birth of the next generation data centre. Artificial Intelligence has rapidly become a leading driver of innovation, creating competitive advantages and new business opportunities. The proliferation of data is enabling breakthroughs across disparate industries, from transportation and […]

Four problems to avoid in order to have a successful AIOps integration

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, VMware EMEA Senior Systems Engineer, says you need to avoid four common problems in order to have a successful AIOps integration. The explosion in operational data and Machine Learning compute capacity is finally enabling AIOps – Artificial Intelligence for Operations. But like many other technologies, AIOps fits within a larger organisational […]

Veeam: The five stages modern businesses should adopt to realise the value of data

In an age where data is scattered across many different clouds and systems, Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East at Veeam, tells us how businesses can gain the insights and agility to deliver innovative digital services and new experiences that improve how we live and work. Today’s businesses face the dual challenges of not […]

Dimension Data introduces next-generation managed services offering

Dimension Data, a leading global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has announced the launch of its next-generation global managed services to help clients simplify the management and operation of their technology. It now offers near real-time insight and reporting, managing over 9,000 IP networks and supporting over 13 million users across […]

SAS partners with Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi to provide data insights

The largest sports and humanitarian event on the planet this year, the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, celebrates inclusion and the empowerment of disabled people through the power of sport in line with the Special Olympics global movement. With volumes of data being generated in real time from multiple sources throughout the games, […]

Digital disruption defines change across industries and organisations

IDC has revealed that 90% of CIOs in Africa and the Middle East are either currently engaged in, or are planning, some level of Digital Transformation. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) are fundamentally changing the way companies work, the way individuals engage with […]

Five things to consider when recruiting a data protection officer

Jan van Vliet, VP and GM EMEA of Digital Guardian, discusses what the role of DPO entails and outlines five critical components to look for in potential candidates.  With GDPR now in force, one of its central requirements is for businesses that process or store a large volume of personal data to appoint a Data […]

Epicor expert says you can use data in order to make better decisions

Hesham El Komy, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI), Epicor Software, looks at the role data plays in the modern workplace. There are vast amounts of data being created, mined and managed every day – and, according to an executive summary by Cisco, global IP traffic will experience an almost threefold increase […]

A10 Networks announces availability of its cloud-native application delivery solution

A10 Networks, a leading provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the availability of its cloud-native Application Delivery solution. This includes the Harmony Controller, vThunder ADC and Lightning ADC in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. A10’s customers can now take advantage of the […]

Veeam announces updates to cloud data management

Veeam Software, a leader in backup solutions that enable Intelligent Data Management, has  announced the general availability for new cloud data management capabilities as part of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4, as well as the upcoming Veeam Availability for AWS and Veeam Availability Console v3. The new major capabilities deliver cost effective data retention, […]