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Aruba expert on the six latest technology trends in the Higher Education sector

Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says six trends have emerged in the field of higher education this year: IoT Spreads Institution-Wide – IoT is swiftly expanding beyond student devices. The onslaught ranges from connected lights, door locks and sprinkler systems to laboratory sensors, classroom instruction and student laundry […]


Infoblox to demonstrate network intelligence platform at GITEX

Inflobox Inc has announced that it will demonstrate its ‘revolutionary’ Actionable Network Intelligence Platform, a unified, platform that empowers enterprises to elevate every aspect of network availability, agility, security, and performance—on premises, across data centres, and in the cloud, at GITEX Technology Week. Cherif Sleiman, vice president, EMEA at Infoblox, says: “Network landscapes are rapidly […]


F5 Networks’s security and multi-cloud solutions on show at GITEX 2017

GITEX Technology Week 2017 will see F5 Networks underscore its growing regional influence in application security and multi-cloud solutions. “In a digital-driven economy, applications deliver business services for a variety of access points and locations, opening up new risks and attack vectors—particularly as IT teams extend security and encryption capabilities across cloud, data centre, and […]


Hitachi says ahead of GITEX that Big Data market will top $7 Trillion by 2021

Open data platform drives citizen innovations and new digital revenue Smart City innovations in the Middle East will support the global Big Data market which will grow to a record high of USD 7 trillion by 2021 – the digital transformation enabler Hitachi Data Systems announced ahead of the GITEX Technology Week. The Middle East […]


Gigamon eBook shares expert knowledge on network visibility

A new eBook shares how to gain pervasive network visibility. The ‘Security Delivery Platform for Dummies’ eBook provides key information about technology that transforms how security and monitoring tools are deployed on the network. Readers of the e-Book issued by Gigamon, which provides pervasive visibility into physical, virtual, and cloud environments, can learn how to: […]


VMware to showcase how cloud enables digital transformation at GITEX

VMware to showcase security, data centre modernisation, cloud and digital workspaces at Gitex VMware has announced today it will participate at GITEX Technology Week 2017 in Dubai, where it will showcase the latest innovations in security, data centre modernisation, and digital workspaces to enable Middle East digital transformation. GITEX Technology Week 2017 will be held […]


Mimecast expert: New email exploit ROPEMAKER threatens security

A new email exploit called ROPEMAKER can result in a malicious actor changing the content of an email already in your in-box says Matthew Gardiner, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Mimecast. Most people live under the assumption that email is immutable once delivered, like a physical letter.  But a new email exploit, dubbed ROPEMAKER by Mimecast’s […]


Ciena expert: Autonomous networks of the future are set to be ‘self driving’

Easier to run and more responsive to customer needs the network of the future is coming, Ravi Mali, of Ciena, tells us. Communications service providers (CSPs) share a near universal goal: to drive down network costs and increase profitability. This goal boils down to three basic elements: reducing capital and operating expenditures, while improving the […]


FinTech start-up Trriple to showcase digital payment innovations at GITEX

McKinsey: Digitization to Boost Middle East GDP by Nearly USD 100 Billion UAE FinTech start-up Trriple to showcase digital payment innovations at GITEX Digital payments will dethrone ‘cash as king’ in the Middle East, and boost regional GDP by nearly USD 100 billion, industry experts have announced ahead of GITEX Technology Week. As Middle East […]


Cazar to deliver innovative AI recruitment technology with the Microsoft Cloud

Dubai-based recruitment technology firm Cazar is moving its entire cloud technology to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. In the past couple of months, Microsoft and Cazar have collaborated closely to migrate the Sniperhire platform and its customers in more than 50 countries over to Azure. During the process Cazar utilised the best of breed PaaS […]


Digital Shadows CEO says ‘Don’t turn out the lights on the Dark Web’

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows We’ve all heard the phrase: “When one door closes, a window opens.” You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cybercrime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open. The takedown of AlphaBay by an international law enforcement […]


Halliburton & Microsoft Gulf collaborate to digitally transform oil and gas industry

Both companies will leverage and optimise Microsoft technologies in machine learning, augmented reality (AR), user interactions and Industrial Internet of Things, as well as Azure’s high-performance infrastructure and built-in computing capabilities to deliver tightly integrated solutions across the energy value chain. Microsoft Gulf and Halliburton have announced plans to enter into a strategic alliance to […]


Infoblox appoints Ashraf Sheet as MEA Regional Director to drive regional expansion

Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has announced that Ashraf Sheet has been promoted to the role of Regional Director, Middle East and Africa. He will be responsible for leading the strategic development of the business in the region and further accelerating the high-growth rates that the company has been experiencing […]


New Thunder Series controller will help financial institutions

A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services™ company, has broadened its Thunder Series™ portfolio of hardware appliances with a solution, Thunder 3745 Application Delivery Controller (ADC), that helps latency-sensitive financial institutions. Financial institutions have specific application delivery needs, especially those that deal in latency-sensitive transactions and high-frequency trading (HFT), where time truly is money and any […]


HTC launches e-commerce platform for technology consumers in Saudi Arabia

HTC has launched a new e-commerce store dedicated to bringing leading innovations in smart mobile devices to consumers across Saudi Arabia. Through the new store visitors will be able to browse and buy the entire range of HTC smartphones and accessories. The e-commerce portal will also be a platform to improve product and service experiences […]


How to plan Data Centre migration to ensure a seamless and smooth transition

Change, even one for the better, comes with risk. Migrating to a Co-location Data Centre – or any new Data Centre- should be accompanied by careful supervision and a well-devised and executed strategy, says Sachin Bhardwaj, Director Marketing and Business Development, eHosting DataFort. Data and IT functionality are a critical element of any modern enterprise. […]


Top Saudi technology students complete Huawei’s ICT programme based in China

The leaders of Saudi Arabia’s technological future have received world class training in China. Top Saudi students visited Huawei’s state-of-the-art laboratory in Shenzhen, as part of the company’s ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme, in collaboration with the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC). The students learnt about intelligent networks, cloud technology and the design behind […]


SAP and Mars Hypermarket in Oman and UAE sign new digital retail partnership

Mars Hypermarket has formed a digital transformation partnership with digital retail enabler SAP. Oman’s hypermarkets, such as Mars Hypermarket, are the main driver for food sales, delivering 70% of total grocery store sales in Oman, according to Alpen Capital. In support of Oman’s digital retail sector, Mars Hypermarket, one of the GCC’s largest hypermarket chains […]


Oman Arab Bank launches mobile app and unveils unified digital banking platform

Oman Arab Bank (OAB) has launched its new unified digital banking platform with an all-new simplified interface that can be used across all digital channels including the Internet, ATMs, and its new Mobile Banking Application. The bank’s new mobile app uses the same innovative icon-based design and means customers can access comprehensive services not just […]


Mimecast e-book tells how to execute an effective email security strategy

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced the publication of its e-book, Strengthen Your Defenses Against Cybercrime: Cyber Resilience Planning for Email. It voices insights and prescriptive advice from members of the Cyber Resilience Think Tank. This first-of-its-kind Cyber Resilience Think Tank was first hosted by Mimecast at the RSA Conference 2017, […]