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Pixcom and Avaya accelerate the delivery of cloud-based communications to SMEs

Avaya Holdings Corp has announced it is working with digital technology provider Pixcom Technologies to bring cutting-edge unified communications and contact centre solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UAE, all delivered through the cloud. Under the Powered by Avaya cloud offering, Pixcom will market and sell Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) […]


How suitable is Blockchain technology for your business?

Blockchain has been lauded for providing improved productivity and security for enterprises and fuelling a large number of start-up companies focused on specific industries. While there is no doubt that blockchain has the potential to transform industries across the Middle East, Erik Johnsson, chief architect, Epicor Software, asks if blockchain is right for your business. […]


Aruba survey: Digital workplaces foster productivity says UAE manager

Global study reveals benefits transcend productivity but organisations must prepare for data security risks. Employees who work in digital workplaces are not only more productive but also more motivated, have higher job satisfaction, and report an overall better sense of well-being, according to a new global study from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The […]


ManageEngine delivers end-to-end hybrid IT operations management

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, has announced that it is providing end-to-end IT operations management for hybrid environments by adding storage monitoring capabilities to OpManager, its unified IT monitoring software. When combined with the company’s application performance software, Applications Manager, OpManager offers end-to-end visibility that allows network administrators to monitor the performance of their […]


Qualys announces new functionality in SAQ cloud app

Qualys, a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions, has announced new functionality in its Security Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) cloud app that allows customers to better achieve visibility of data across their own network and supply chain for compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). New GDPR-specific SAQ templates and […]


Gas company securely connects locations, partners and ships with Citrix

With the world’s largest fleet of vessels for transporting liquid natural gas demanding secure and reliable data communications, Nakilat turned to Citrix to provide secure virtualisation and streamline IT operations through Citrix NetScaler. The enterprise, which is also known as the Qatar Gas Transport Company and operates what has been described as a ‘floating pipeline’ […]


Fortinet introduces new machine learning capabilities to firewall

Two-step AI-based machine learning improves attack detection accuracy to create a nearly ‘Set and Forget’ web application firewall. Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the latest version of its FortiWeb Web Application Firewall (WAF) software release 6.0, making it the only major WAF (Web Application Firewall) security vendor […]


Get to know: Sébastien Pavie, cybersecurity expert at Gemalto

On the lighter side of things we ask the industry experts what makes them tick. Here we speak to Sébastien Pavie, Regional Director META, Enterprise and Cybersecurity, at Gemalto. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? Almost nine years ago now, I convinced the senior management of my company at the time to open an […]


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. […]


Innovation leader Cloudian expands growth in EMEA

Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, accelerated growth in EMEA by doubling the sales and marketing team, adding new reseller partners, opening a new EMEA headquarters and gaining 28 new customers, all during the last six months. This growth highlights the rapidly expanding demand for scale-out storage solutions across EMEA. New Global […]