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Businesses to gain from release of SAP S/4HANA

SAP has announced SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), the next-generation business suite to help Middle East customers run simple. SAP S/4HANA is a new product fully built on the advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA, and is designed on the most modern design principles with SAP Fiori user experience (UX) for mobile devices. […]


Brocade to acquire Riverbed Technology’s SteelApp

Brocade is beefing up its software, IP-based, data centre networking infrastructure portfolio by announcing its intent to acquire Riverbed Technology’s SteelApp product line of virtual Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) in an all-cash asset deal for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected to close in Brocade’s second quarter of fiscal 2015 and then there will be a […]


A10 Networks collaborates with Cisco

A10 Networks has announced the integration of its Thunder Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs) with Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric. Offering dynamic L4-L7 application networking services, this joint solution enables enterprises to amplify their data centre output by automatically provisioning application delivery and security services with a significant increase in both allocation speed and business agility […]


ESET streamlines partner evaluation

A year after the successful introduction of the ‘ESET Partner Program’ specifically tailored for the Middle East, the security solutions vendor has overhauled this program to ‘streamline partner evaluation’ and drive channel revenues. In addition to giving partners increased visibility into the benefits and requirements of each of the program’s three partner levels, the changes […]


UAE tablet PC market to reach over $1.2b by 2019

Increasing demand for Tablet PCs from education and healthcare sectors coupled with anticipated decline in average selling prices to drive Tablet PC adoption in UAE through 2019, according to a report by TechSci Research “UAE Tablet PC Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”. Over the past few years, computing technology has undergone radical changes, globally. This […]


IDC: Domination of MENA EAS

The top three enterprise application software (EAS) vendors hold a dominating market share of 81.8% in the Arab Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). Referencing its ‘Arab Middle East and North Africa Enterprise Application Software Market 2014–2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares’ (IDC # […]


Infoblox Cloud Network Automation

Infoblox has introduced Infoblox Cloud Network Automation, bringing scalable network control to the next generation of private cloud deployments. Enterprises are increasingly turning to private clouds in search of cost savings and greater agility than are possible with traditional client-server architectures and public cloud services. IT departments generally go through several phases as they mature their […]


Cisco: All hands on deck

The Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report released February 1st, which examines both threat intelligence and cyber security trends, reveals that organisations must adopt an ‘all hands on deck’ approach to defend against cyber attacks. Attackers have become more proficient at taking advantage of gaps in security to evade detection and conceal malicious activity. Defenders, namely, […]


Kuwaiti Zain may sell transmitter towers

Kuwaiti telecom operator Zain has appointed advisors to study the potential sale of its transmitter towers in some of the eight markets in which it operates. Zain owns controlling stakes in mobile companies in Kuwait, Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan, Bahrain and Jordan, plus 37 percent of Saudi Arabia’s No.3 operator Zain Saudi , and also […]


Mayflex to distribute ISONAS in the UAE

Mayflex, the cabling infrastructure, networking and electronic security solutions distributor, has formed an agreement to distribute the ISONAS range of access control products. Unlike traditional panel-based or IP-panel systems, ISONAS delivers the one proven access control solution that offers network-based, “Pure IP” to the door technology. Founded in 1999, ISONAS is the first access control […]