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Cisco Networking Academy working to develop ICT industry talent in Oman

The rapid growth of the ICT industry in Oman is creating demand for digital, networking and cybersecurity skills. Narrowing the IT skills gap is an area where Cisco Networking Academy has been contributing significantly over the years by nurturing and developing talent for the digital era and driving initiatives to attract more young Omani students […]


Cisco appoints Ali Al Lawati as General Manager for Oman

Cisco has announced the appointment of Ali Al Lawati as General Manager for Oman. In his new role Al Lawati will work closely with public and private sector organisations to help enable their digital transformation journeys. The country-specific role amplifies Cisco’s commitment to supporting the development of the Sultanate’s digital ecosystem and technology infrastructure to […]


ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 to examine role of artificial intelligence in homeland security

Reed Exhibitions, the leading global event organiser, has confirmed that in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018). The latest trends in AI and its application in homeland security will […]


Modernising Egyptian broadcaster utilises Microsoft Azure

When one of the oldest broadcasters in Egypt feared it was being left behind because of the change in viewing habits caused by the rise of mobile devices, its management sought to find a way to get up to speed with the digital revolution. The Egyptian Radio and Television Union was determined to use the […]


Cisco seeks to transform network management with intent-based innovations

Over the past few years, the explosion of devices, adoption of cloud and exponential growth of security threats have challenged current approaches for building and managing networks. Cisco’s vision is to create a network that anticipates operational issues, stops security threats in their tracks, and continues to learn, adapt and protect. To realise this, Cisco […]


Trend Micro deepens investment in Middle East and north Africa in 2018

Trend Micro, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, has shared some of its 2018 investment and growth plans for the Middle East and north Africa (MENA) markets. The company has positioned top executive talent to lead programmes specifically designed for opportunities available in MENA. Part of Trend Micro’s recently launched corporate venture fund in partnership […]


BeyondTrust’s password solution now seamlessly integrated with McAfee ePO

BeyondTrust has announced that PowerBroker Password Safe has been certified on McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO). This integration provides joint McAfee ePO and BeyondTrust customers with automated privileged password and privileged session management capabilities through a single platform. The certified integration will link the industry leader for privileged access and session management with the most advanced, […]


Pure Storage expert: Making the most of your data

Alex McMullan, EMEA CTO, Pure Storage, tells Intelligent CIO how it’s vital to make the most of an organisation’s data. In the same way that a CFO sets out the strategy and framework for investment and cash flow, CIOs and CTOs need to take control of making dataflow work for their organisations. Data is now […]


Huawei announces New OpenLab in Cairo to build ICT ecosystem

Huawei has held a ceremony to launch the Cairo OpenLab during the Cairo ICT 2017 conference. Huawei, together with industry partners in northern Africa, aims to build ICT ecosystem in northern Africa in response to digital transformation. Cairo OpenLab represents the eighth OpenLab targeting enterprise customers and is located in Egypt to serve and influence […]


Dubai Police signs MoU with Riverbed to drive technological innovation

Dubai Police has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), extending its relationship with Riverbed Technology to a broader spectrum in the field of development and upgrade of both applications and infrastructure. Riverbed will now focus on the introduction of new and innovative technical solutions, while ensuring on-going knowledge transfer and proper training to Dubai Police […]