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Cisco releases new developer capabilities across platform

Cisco has announced that it has released new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking platform. These advancements underscore Cisco’s continued progress in delivering an open, programmable platform that spans the entire network, from campus to data centre, branch to edge. By providing an open network, Cisco is empowering 500,000 developers, 60,000 partners and three million […]


Digital transformation to be defined by ‘softening networks’

SD-WAN is creating new possibilities for businesses in the Middle East. With adoption currently following global trends, Luc Serviant, vice president Middle East and Africa, Orange Business Services, believes this can only increase as understanding of SD WAN grows in the region. The global economy is picking up according to the IMF, with some 120 […]


Service providers need the ability to future-proof their networks

Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, MENA at A10 Networks, says service providers need to future-proof their networks embracing architectures and solutions that give them the ability to utilise different deployment options. For a service provider to succeed, their technology needs to work for them, not vice versa. And it certainly can’t work against them. Service Providers need choice. […]


Malwarebytes expert on protecting the corporate network

With corporate networks increasingly under threat, effective means of protection are becoming ever more important. Intelligent CIO asks Christopher Green, Vice President, Middle East, Africa and Turkey at Malwarebytes, about the best ways for enterprises to protect their networks. What is the best way of protecting a corporate network when accessed by remote devices such […]


Red Hat enhances foundation for digital transformation

Red Hat Inc, the world’s leading provider of open-source solutions, has announced the general availability of Red Hat Virtualization 4.2, the newest release of its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM)-powered virtualization platform. Built on the enterprise-grade backbone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat Virtualization 4.2 offers significant product updates from a simplified user interface to […]


SDN: Infoblox expert on what to consider before making the move

Software-defined networking is an important enabling technology for the digital workplace. It enables a network infrastructure that is more reliable, agile and cost-efficient than legacy networks, making it ideal for today’s cloud and mobile era. With SDN seen as the future of enterprise networks Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, gives […]


BICS and Fastweb partner to boost international cabling to Middle East

BICS, a leading international communications enabler, and Fastweb, a major Italian telecommunications operator, have announced a strategic partnership to offer a combined connectivity solution which will bridge Europe via Sicily, to the Middle East, Asia and Africa. The partnership enhances Fastweb’s access to major submarine cable systems in Sicily and enables both companies to fully […]


Infoblox appoints new Senior Vice President for International Business

Infoblox, the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has announced that Cherif Sleiman has been appointed as Senior Vice President (SVP) International Business, responsible for driving business growth in international markets. In this expanded role, he will lead all businesses outside the Americas and continue to report to Bill McCarthy, Executive Vice President, […]


Dell EMC takes Open Networking to the edge for next-generation access

New platform family and software bundles enhance SD-WAN to speed digital transformation and expand opportunities for service providers and enterprises. Dell EMC introduces its Virtual Edge Platform (VEP) family, the first-to-market software-defined wide area network solution (SD-WAN) with the new Intel Xeon D-2100 processor, to help speed digital transformation by connecting the enterprise edge to […]


Siemens AG extends contract with Orange Business Services

Siemens AG, a global electronics and electrical engineering company, has extended its contract with Orange Business Services for a global Siemens Digitalisation Network (SDN) built on an SD-WAN infrastructure, connecting 1,500 sites in 94 countries. The increased performance of its communications infrastructure will enable Siemens to take full advantage of further digitalisation to improve its […]