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Frost & Sullivan recognises Fortinet as UAE Security Company of the Year

Fortinet, a global leader in high-performance cybersecurity solutions, has announced that it has received the 2017 UAE Network Security Company of the Year award from growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. Fortinet received the recognition after Frost & Sullivan evaluated the company’s focus on revenue growth, portfolio diversity, the technology roadmap and vision for the […]


Petya-like malware: the who, how and why, by Digital Shadows

Expert article by Rick Holland, VP Strategy at Digital Shadows: Late on 27 June, the New York Times reported that a number of Ukrainian banks and Ukrenergo, the Ukrainian state power distributor, had been affected by unidentified malware which caused significant operational disruption. Multiple security vendors and independent researchers subsequently identified the malware as a […]


IST recognised by Genesys as Middle East Partner of the Year

IST, the customer experience technology specialists, have announced that the company has been named ‘Middle East Partner of the Year’ by Genesys, the global leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact centre solutions. The award was presented to IST at Genesys’ annual CX17 event in Brussels, Belgium. It recognises IST for their outstanding technical support […]


How multi-tenancy for the cloud enables economies of scale

Multi-tenancy is an architecture where a single instance of a software application runs on a server and services multiple customers – often referred to as tenants. We talk to Dennis Naidoo, senior systems engineer, Middle East, Africa and Turkey, at Tintri Inc, a leading provider of enterprise cloud platforms, about how cloud based multi tenancy […]


Vuclip’s Regional Director discusses plans for VOD platform VIU

Sherif Dahan, Regional Director, OTT MEA at Vuclip, talks to Intelligent CIO Middle East about Vuclip’s recent launch of their video streaming app, VIU. • Is there a particular industry that Vuclip is targeting with this new app? VIU is the OTT offering of Vuclip, the leading mobile video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets. Since […]


Enterprise software mobility a prerequisite to digital transformation

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has released a primary research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies’ enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study, from the company which operates in the Middle East, surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management, enterprise asset […]


Security expert gives advice following latest ransomware attack

Interview with Scott Manson, Cyber Security Leader for Middle East and Turkey, Cisco Cisco’s security research organisation Talos’ initial analysis of the global ransomware worm attack that has affected multiple organisations worldwide points to the attack starting in the Ukraine. There have been other reports of this attack appearing in France, Denmark, Spain, the UK, […]


Petya: How to protect your business from the latest global ransomware attack

A new and major ransomeware attack has spread throughout the US and Europe. The ‘Petya’ ransomware has caused serious disruption at large firms with infected computers displaying a message demanding a Bitcoin ransom worth $300. Here’s some expert advice about the best course of action to take to protect your systems: Becky Pinkard, Vice President, […]


CIOs encouraged to challenge their core beliefs – by Graham Waller of Gartner

CIOs should get others to challenge their entrenched beliefs, says Graham Waller of Gartner, and develop a mindset that’s in tune with the changing market realities. It’s 2020. A CIO walks into a meeting and announces the company is going out of business. What happened? Now, imagine if the CIO had asked what could go […]


Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain

Four Ways the Internet of Things will transform the supply chain by Tarik Taman, General Manager IMEA, Infor If there’s a ‘quick win’ to be had with the Internet of Things (IoT) it’s in monitoring the performance and maintenance of industrial machines. It was only a couple of years ago when people spoke about the […]