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Excel gains certification for latest standards

Third party verifications are an independent ‘tick in the box’, verifying either a product or a set of products’ compliance with a particular standard. Excel has invested in such test and verification programmes for over 20 years, working closely with laboratories such as Delta and 3P based in Denmark, and ETL in America. Excel Category […]


Nominations are open for 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards

Awards programme recognises Red Hat customers for their innovative and creative use of Red Hat technologies. Award recipients to be honoured at Red Hat Summit 2018 Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, is accepting nominations for the 2018 Red Hat Innovation Awards. Since 2007, the Red Hat Innovation Awards have recognised Red […]


Five ITSM takeaways from Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends report

There’s an interesting time ahead for IT service management  (ITSM) as it moves into the cloud and evolves to support a mobile workforce. Aparna TA, Marketing Analyst, ManageEngine, says help desks will have to adapt as end users’ expectations of ITSM solutions start to mirror those of consumer applications. Every year Mary Meeker, a partner […]


FireEye Cyber Defense Live 2017 spotlights cybersecurity strategies

FireEye, Inc., the intelligence-led security company, has held its Cyber Defense Live event in Dubai, with the endorsement of the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA). FireEye Cyber Defense Live in Dubai brought together global and regional FireEye executives as well as experts from the TRA, Etisalat Digital, other specialist companies, and customers to discuss best […]


Kodak Alaris focused on information capture ecosystem at GITEX Technology Week 2017

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 will expand the previously announced Alaris IN2 Ecosystem by unveiling the Alaris S2000 Series Scanners – a new family of network/wireless […]


Fidelis Cybersecurity to showcase automated detection and response at GITEX 2017

Fidelis Cybersecurity, the leading provider of products and services for detecting and stopping advanced cyberattacks, has announced its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2017 to be held at Dubai World Trade Center, 08-12 October. Fidelis Cybersecurity (Hall 1, stand E1-30) will demonstrate how its latest platform, Fidelis Elevate, empowers security teams and raises an organisations’ […]


Nexans to highlight its data centre innovations and FTTO solutions at GITEX 2017

Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, announced that it plans to place the spotlight on its data centre innovations and Fibre to the Office (FTTO) solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2017, which will be held from 8-12 October at the Dubai World Trade Center. In addition to showcasing its world-class LAN cabling […]


Focus Softnet to place the spotlight on its multi-lingual and VAT-ready ERP at GITEX

Focus Softnet, the leading software development company, announced that it will be placing the spotlight on Focus 8, its flagship ERP, which has been upgraded with multilingual capability, GCC VAT-readiness, and cloud platform enablement at GITEX Technology Week 2017. The company will also be showcasing its vertical-focused solutions, mobile apps and cloud-ready business software solutions […]


Awasr and SAP to launch Cloud services in Oman

Oman’s Internet service provider Awasr and global digital transformation enabler SAP have announced plans to launch cloud services to drive business growth and job creation. As the Omani government advances its Oman Vision 2020 economic diversification and growth plan, a key focus is on supporting entrepreneurs. Small- and medium-sized enterprises employ two-thirds of the workforce […]


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 […]


Dubai summit InfoComm to focus on future of networked communications

The theme of InfoComm MEA 2017 will be ‘The Future of Networked Communications.’ The event, held in Dubai, will showcase the latest audiovisual solutions and knowledge across audio, digital signage and immersive technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. InfoComm has expanded its partnerships to drive audiovisual innovation, with the International Live Events Association […]


Egypt to host two-day Techne Summit in Alexandria to promote innovation

A two-day technology summit will take place in Egypt at the end of September. Techne Summit, the yearly international entrepreneurship and technology event that attracts the main global players in the technology industry, will take place from September 30 till October 1 in  Alexandria. The two-day summit held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandra, will include industry […]


Pure Storage to showcase All-Flash Data Platform for the Cloud Era at GITEX 2017

Pure Storage has announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week which will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The company will be showcasing their latest cloud-enabled, all-flash data platform, powered by the combination of FlashArray//X, the company’s first all-NVMe, enterprise-class, all-flash array for high performance structured data workloads and FlashBlade, the company’s […]


Veeam announces Veeam Availability Suite for VMware Cloud on AWS

By Peter McKay, Co-CEO and President, Veeam Cloud adoption is soaring. According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud computing will increase from $67 billion in 2015 to $162 billion in 2020, attaining a 19% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) . The cloud is here to stay, and it’s only going to become more important. As […]


ITA develops eServices in Oman through IT infrastructure

An ePayment Gateway is thriving in Oman thanks to a robust IT infrastructure. The Information Technology Authority (ITA), which is responsible for the development and implementation of the IT infrastructure in Oman, previously launched an ePayment Gateway. This enables Government, the private sector and citizens to make secure electronic transactions and simplify payment procedures. Since […]


F5 Networks’s security and multi-cloud solutions on show at GITEX 2017

GITEX Technology Week 2017 will see F5 Networks underscore its growing regional influence in application security and multi-cloud solutions. “In a digital-driven economy, applications deliver business services for a variety of access points and locations, opening up new risks and attack vectors—particularly as IT teams extend security and encryption capabilities across cloud, data centre, and […]


SAP to showcase Internet of Things innovations at GITEX

90% of CIOs to invest in Internet of Things by 2019 With 90% of organisations investing in the Internet of Things by 2019, business transformation enabler SAP will showcase how the Internet of Things can drive Middle East digital business competitiveness at GITEX Technology Week 2017. By 2025, research firm IDC predicts there will be […]


Red Hat boosts application portability across Hybrid Cloud with .NET Core 2.0

Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that it will support .NET Core 2.0, the latest version of the open source .NET Core project, on Red Hat’s portfolio of open technologies. A lightweight and modular platform for creating web applications and microservices, .NET Core 2.0 provides significant new developer capabilities while […]


Cazar to deliver innovative AI recruitment technology with the Microsoft Cloud

Dubai-based recruitment technology firm Cazar is moving its entire cloud technology to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. In the past couple of months, Microsoft and Cazar have collaborated closely to migrate the Sniperhire platform and its customers in more than 50 countries over to Azure. During the process Cazar utilised the best of breed PaaS […]


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 […]