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IFS Applications helps Omani water company enhance visibility

Since implementing an ERP solution from IFS Applications, water provider Majis has achieved greater operational efficiency, enhanced communications with partners and provided staff with real-time information. The Omani company can now utilise the user-friendly and intuitive solution to accurately manage forecasts, work across all departments and make the most of its rich functionality.   Since […]


Much more than a peripheral device – the humble printer is now your office assistant

At one time printers just printed – that’s all they did. Now in the age of the internet connectivity and ubiquitous cloud services they do much more. They are nothing less than another powerful device with a range of highly specialist functions, that meet the expectations of customers that have been transformed with the development […]


Microsoft expert: Sales can surge in the digital age

The Arabian Gulf region is teeming with innovation. Government and private-sector initiatives are seizing the promise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, as a result, entire economies are taking significant forward leaps, says Karim Talhouk, Dynamics 365 Lead, Microsoft Gulf. Digital transformation – the power to engage customers, empower employees, optimise operations and revolutionise products […]


Kodak Alaris shines spotlight on Information Capture Ecosystem at GITEX

Kodak Alaris is expanding its information capture ecosystem, delivering on the promise of digital transformation for organisations in the Middle East and around the world. At GITEX Technology Week 2017, the global solution provider is expanding the previously announced Alaris IN2 Ecosystem by unveiling the Alaris S2000 Series Scanners – a new family of network/wireless […]


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 […]


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 […]


How customer inspiration and sales can surge in the digital age

Karim Talhouk, Dynamics 365 Lead, Microsoft Gulf, says with the correct commerce solution businesses can optimise operations with intelligent insights, empower employees to deliver tangible business growth and inspire customers with standout experiences. The Arab Gulf region is teeming with innovation. Government and private-sector initiatives are seizing the promise of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and, […]


Emirates Metallic Industries Company selects Epicor ERP to improve manufacturing processes

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced that Emirates Metallic Industries Company Limited (EMIC), a leading manufacturer of metal packaging solutions in the UAE, has selected its global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor ERP. Knowledge Web Consultancy, an Epicor partner, will implement the solution at […]


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 […]


SIDDCO Plastics empowers business with dashboards using customised Epicor ERP

Established in 2008, SIDDCO Plastics, a subsidiary of SIDDCO Group, is one of the largest high-density, polyethylene, bottle manufacturing facilities in the UAE. It has a production capacity of 80 million bottles per annum. Manufacturing blow moulded bottles, injection moulded products and composite plastic moulds, SIDDCO Plastics has several well-reputed customers in the lube oil, […]


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, […]


Enterprise software mobility a prerequisite to digital transformation

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has released a primary research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies’ enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study, from the company which operates in the Middle East, surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management, enterprise asset […]


Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain

Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain by Tarik Taman, General Manager IMEA, Infor If there’s a ‘quick win’ to be had with the Internet of Things (IoT) it’s in monitoring the performance and maintenance of industrial machines. It was only a couple of years ago when people spoke about the […]


Immensa Technology Labs launch the UAE’s first 3D printing facility

Immensa Technology Labs, the UAE’s leading Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company, has launched the country’s first 3D printing facility. This is in line with the ‘Dubai 3D Printing Strategy’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Immensa’s state-of-the-art facility […]


How software can make your business scheduling more efficient

Specialist software can have an enormous impact on the profitability of your businesses by improving the efficiency of your scheduling operation. To increase responsiveness to your customers it is worth considering moving away from spreadsheets and towards advanced scheduling tools. Here Roch Gauthier, Senior Director, Product Management, AspenTech, writes about the importance of plant scheduling. […]


Epicor expert: Helping manufacturers keep their customers happy

By  Monzer Tohme, Regional Vice President, Sales, Middle East and Africa, Epicor Software The manufacturing industry has become virtually unrecognisable over the past 50 years, and while products and processes have remained a priority, change has been continuous. The boundaries of what was once a relatively black and white industry have blurred thanks to technology advancements, […]


Four tech hacks to faster customer onboarding

By Rami Bachir, Sales Manager, Middle East at Kodak Alaris, Information Management Division Customer onboarding or client onboarding (CoB), as we call the process of ‘entering’ new customers into the organisation, is an important moment of truth. It’s when you really make the difference and deliver upon the promises for why people became a customer […]


IFS and Dubai based ISYX agree technological partnership

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has signed a partnership agreement with Dubai-based ISYX Technologies, a fast-growing business technology consulting company. The IFS and ISYX partnership will help deliver IFS’s innovative product portfolio to customers across the Middle East and Africa. Drawing on the long and successful track record of both companies in areas such […]


Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce seizes fake printing supplies for HP printers in four raids

HP has announced multiple seizures of counterfeit printing supplies destined for its printers. The company supported Saudi Arabian Ministry of Commerce (SAMC) officials, alongside the local police force, who confiscated more than 145,000 illicit items in separate actions. Between December 2016 and February 2017, the SAMC conducted several raids at both warehouses and showrooms of […]


eHosting Datafort opens New Cyber Defense Centre in Dubai

eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud infrastructure services provider, has launched its Cyber Defense Centre (CDC) in Dubai Internet City. The CDC comes at a crucial time when organisations in the Middle East are faced with advanced and persistent security threats. “eHDF’s CDC deploys advanced security intelligence and automation tools to […]