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Nutanix Xi IoT brings intelligence to the Edge as IoT puts pressure on data centres

With the ever-increasing amount of data, data centres are struggling to cope with demand. With a move to Edge computing Nutanix has launched a new service as part of the company’s Xi Cloud Services. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the general availability of Xi IoT, a new edge computing service offered as […]


Mimecast expert on what lies ahead for cybersecurity in 2019

What lies ahead for companies, governments and individuals regarding cybersecurity in 2019? Will we see the EU government forcing US data centers to hand over data? Will the European Union issue its first major fines for organisations in contravention of its General Data Protection Regulation? Will our growing dependence on social media expose us to […]


A10 introduces centralised management and advanced security analytics for SSL Inspection

A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has released a major upgrade to its multi-cloud analytics and management platform, the A10 Harmony Controller. The upgrade expands A10’s advanced security and connected intelligence capabilities via a new Harmony App that supports A10’s enterprise SSL inspection solution, Thunder SSLi (SSL Insight). As encrypted traffic rises so […]


Using enterprise cloud solutions to power business transformation

With the growth of cloud in the Middle East being a undoubted factor in the region’s drive towards Digital Transformation, Intelligent CIO speaks to Paulo Pereira. Director, Systems Engineering, Nutanix, to find out more about cloud solutions for enterprises.  Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, offers enterprises Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software that makes […]


SAP expert on using AI to improve the customer experience in Kuwait

Sam Taha, COO for Kuwait, SAP, discusses whether more businesses should look to introduce AI to improve the customer experience. Across Kuwait’s industry verticals, from automotive dealerships to manufacturers and retailers, organisations are rapidly adopting Artificial Intelligence to enhance customer experiences, optimise costs and drive digital revenue. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning were major topic of […]


Detecting vulnerabilities on the university campus network

Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, tells Intelligent CIO that IT professionals working in higher education institutions are facing challenges rarely found in the enterprise sector. He recommends the use of Intelligent DNS security solutions to help detect vulnerabilities.  Infoblox Inc., a leader in secure cloud-managed network services, has announced the […]


Nokia powers optical service on Telecom Egypt’s Delta Backbone Network

Telecom Egypt has adopted Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine (PSE) technology to double backbone capacity on its Delta Region DWDM backbone network. Commercial deployment of the new high-speed service started in June and represents the first 200G long distance, single carrier transmission service in Africa. With growth in demand for mobile video and ultra-broadband services, Telecom […]


Five trends to dominate the digital future of enterprises in 2019

Evolving technology and data trends such as 5G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain, data privacy and cloud are paving the path for significant IT and network architecture changes in 2019, according to Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data centre company, which today released its top five predictions for 2019. With a geographic footprint across 52 […]


Focus Softnet offers ERP that meets end-to-end requirements

CIOs need to consider how well a software solution can handle the end-to-end requirements of their business when choosing which ERP to implement. Sunil Mathew, COO of Focus Softnet, says this is the major capability CIOs should be looking for when considering deploying an ERP solution. Focus Softnet has recently upgraded its complete product portfolio […]


A management approach for migrating to the public cloud

Yasser Zeineldin, Managing Director, LiveRoute and CEO, eHosting DataFort explains how the complex process of migrating to the public cloud can be enabled by adopting a management approach. The benefits of migrating to a public cloud platform are now becoming increasingly well-known. Whether small and medium businesses or large enterprises, there are multiple large-scale benefits. […]