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Consistency and customer empowerment will give telco service providers an edge

How do telco providers give themselves the edge over their competitors? Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Director, MENA at A10 Networks, argues that consistent service and customer empowerment are key. For service providers, consistency is imperative. Experience an outage? Service can’t scale to meet demand? Suffer a cyberattack? These events can severely harm the reputation and business of […]


Infoblox enables rapid automation of core network services for data centres

Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has announced new updates to its Network Identity Operating System (NIOS) platform enabling organisations to automate core services and data centres such as Red Hat Ansible in order to rapidly deploy network and security services via the cloud. Connecting your on-premise NIOS based solutions […]


Wireless networks: Big benefits for small businesses

Osama AlHaj-Issa, Regional Channel Director, Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says it’s time we addressed the demands of the smaller businesses and made network management simple. Very few small and midsize businesses (SMB) owners have a fully functioning IT department. But they are still expected to provide modern […]


Raytheon selected as cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court in Jordan

Raytheon Company has been selected as the cybersecurity advisor to the Royal Hashemite Court of the Kingdom of Jordan. The company’s intelligence, information and services business will provide cyber-protection solutions and counsel to help defend critical systems and infrastructure across the kingdom. “The cyberthreat is increasing globally,” said Dave Wajsgras, President of Raytheon Intelligence, Information […]


Attackers could use heat traces left on keyboard to steal passwords

Tomas Foltyn, Security Writer at ESET, outlines details of an attack called ‘Thermanator’, which could use your body heat against you in order to steal your credentials or any other short string of text that you have typed on a computer keyboard. A team of academics from the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have presented […]


Fortinet expert: Building an adaptive and secure SD-WAN framework

With many organisations turning to Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) to support their digital transformation, many IT leaders are working out how they can tie all of their connected resources into a single cohesive network. Kalle Bjorn, Director, Systems Engineering, Fortinet, says a critical challenge of such a model is establishing an effective security strategy that can […]


McAfee expert: Seeing through the cloud to ensure security

A McAfee study underlines the ubiquitous nature of cloud services but managing these requires specialised knowledge. Raj Samani, Chief Scientist at McAfee, tells us how to address the security challenges this presents. He argues that better visibility enables organisations to respond more quickly to cloud security threats. Cloud services are nearly ubiquitous, with 97% of […]


du collaborates with Cisco to drive its digital transformation journey

Joint white paper provides a roadmap, outlines new technologies and approaches for du to evolve into a digital services company. du, from the Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), in collaboration with Cisco, has unveiled a white paper outlining its transformational journey towards becoming an ‘ICT service provider’ by 2021. Titled ‘EITC Infrastructure Outlook 2021’, the […]


CIOs or line of business leaders – Who should lead digital transformation?

Allan Leinwand, Chief Technology Officer, ServiceNow, asks who should lead digital transformation – CIOs or line of business leaders? He argues that although both are equal, both are pushing to control the process of digital transformation. On my way to the office last week, I was stopped at a stoplight that only allowed three cars […]


ZeroFOX improves and protects Azizi Developments’ brand integrity

Dubai-based Azizi Developments is protecting its social media channels and improving its brand integrity after implementing a solution from ZeroFOX. Azizi Developments is the real estate investment arm of Azizi Group. Established in 2007 with headquarters in Dubai, the company’s diverse experience in the property market has led the value of its current portfolio in […]