Regional News

Riverbed launches Digital Performance Platform and unveils new identity

Digital performance company Riverbed Technology has launched its Riverbed Digital Performance Platform and unveiled a brand new identity. The announcements are the result of a multi-year strategy from Riverbed – which has a site in Dubai – to lead in digital performance, which included several strategic acquisitions, organic development of digital performance and cloud-based features […]

McAfee Labs reports record surges in health care attacks

A new report from McAfee Labs records 478 new cyberthreats every Minute and eight every second. It shows how cybercriminals embrace novel techniques and schemes to capture new revenue streams. McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released its McAfee Labs Threats Report: March 2018, examining the growth and trends of new malware, ransomware, and other […]

Attivo Networks achieves record results in 2017 with more than 300% revenue growth

Attivo Networks, a leader in deception solutions for cybersecurity defence, has announced record-breaking results for 2017 and continued market momentum generated by increasing global demand for its deception-based threat detection and response solutions. The company achieved record revenue for both the full year and in the fourth quarter with increased adoption in energy, financial, government, […]

Avaya commends Kuwaiti customers at Experience Avaya Kuwait

Avaya has commended the commitment of organisations in Kuwait to driving development of the nation’s knowledge-based economy by leveraging technology. Avaya honoured leading customers for their innovative deployments of its next-generation communications solutions in key industry sectors, including banking, retail, aviation, oil and gas, financial services and healthcare. The customer awards were the highlight of the […]

Epicor announces the 2018 Customer Excellence Award winners

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced the winners of the 2018 Epicor Customer Excellence Awards programme for the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region, at the recent Customer Summit MENA, in Dubai. The global awards programme, now in its third year, recognises innovative organisations […]

Kodak Alaris and RSTN Consulting collaborate to enable digital transformation

Kodak Alaris Information Management, has announced that it is collaborating with RSTN Consulting, a solution provider and systems integrator for document imaging, enterprise content management, workflow and business process management. The two companies now partner to jointly assist organisations in the Middle East with one of the first and most important stages in their digital […]

Leviton Category 8 System meets need for copper networks

As more data centres upgrade their networks to meet increasing traffic, they require cost-effective, standards-based infrastructure options. Category 8 copper standards, published in late 2017, deliver big benefits for data centre managers migrating to next-generation networks. Category 8 solutions offer a lower cost alternative to twinaxial cable, as well as fibre cable, in most short […]

Five steps for re-tooling your organisation with machine learning

Allan Leinwand, Chief Technology Officer, ServiceNow, says CIOs in the Middle East are learning lessons from the way they are attempting to implement machine learning. Despite investing in it, he says, most CIOs do not have the talent available, data quality and budgets to fully leverage the technology. He recommends five steps for CIOs to […]

GDPR: Data-protection soul-searching, not just about compliance

With just a couple of months to go, reports and surveys frequently indicate that CIOs and business owners are concerned about and unprepared for GDPR. And the race is on, with a Veritas study indicating that more than half of organisations are yet to start work on meeting the minimum requirements set by GDPR. Tarek Jundi, […]

ICAEW says GCC deal flow unaffected by introduction of VAT

The recent introduction of 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) in the KSA and UAE has not impacted deal flow in the GCC as the tax rate is relatively low compared to global markets. But many companies found themselves unprepared for the January 1 implementation date and are now scrambling to ensure they become tax compliant […]