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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 […]