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

    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 […]
  • Saudi Ministry of Justice signs strategic deal with Nexthink

    Saudi Ministry of Justice signs strategic deal with Nexthink

    The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced at GITEX that they have signed a strategic deal with Nexthink  to implement its advanced IT analytics solution to improve IT visibility and security. The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, serves the legal needs of the country […]
  • Dubai’s Acacus Technologies wins first prize with GITEX pitch showdown

    Dubai’s Acacus Technologies wins first prize with GITEX pitch showdown

    Judges at GITEX ‘Strut-Up’ Pitch Competition were impressed by the quality of innovation and drive of entrepreneurs who contended for $160,000 in prize money at one of the highlights of GITEX, the GITEX Global Startup Movement ‘Strut-up’ Pitch competition. With four cash prizes on the line, competitors had just five intense minutes each to convince […]
  • TransAd partners with Etisalat and Telematics for smart taxi initiative

    TransAd partners with Etisalat and Telematics for smart taxi initiative

    The Centre for Regulation of Transport in Abu Dhabi has officially announced its partnership with Telematics Networking & Communications, in its rollout of Smart Wi-Fi across its entire fleet of taxi’s in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Passengers riding the Centre’s fleet of taxis in Abu Dhabi will enjoy a free Smart Wi-Fi service while on […]
  • DarkMatter and NetApp form data management alliance

    DarkMatter and NetApp form data management alliance

    DarkMatter and NetApp have announced a partnership to jointly develop and deliver secure data storage and big data analytics solutions. With regional government and enterprise users increasingly looking to leverage big data analytics to drive business and operational improvements, large public and private cloud data storage solutions are required, which not only integrate seamlessly with […]
  • UAE Ministry of Interior deploys Cisco Collaboration Solution

    UAE Ministry of Interior deploys Cisco Collaboration Solution

    Cisco and the UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced at GITEX the commencement of the third and final stage of deployment of the Cisco Prime Collaboration which will connect all of the Ministry’s employees across the seven Emirates. The substantial deployment forms part of the MoI’s efforts to contribute to the UAE Vision 2021 National […]
  • Ministry of Finance launches ‘MoF Private Cloud’ at GITEX

    Ministry of Finance launches ‘MoF Private Cloud’ at GITEX

    In line with its commitment to provide the latest and global leading technology solutions to develop its government financial work, and adhering with information security, best practices, policies and procedures; the Ministry of Finance (MoF) launched a new technology ‘MoF Private Cloud’ (IaaS), during its participation in GITEX Technology Week 2016. ‘MoF Private Cloud’ provides a […]
  • Securing industrial Internet top priority for Middle East CISOs

    Securing industrial Internet top priority for Middle East CISOs

    Securing the Industrial Internet is the top priority for Middle East Chief Information Security Officers (CISO), one of the world’s leading consultancies challenged today at the GITEX CISO Breakfast Briefing. Spending on the Industrial Internet– combining Big Data with the Internet of Things – is set to impact $15 trillion of global GDP by 2030, […]
  • Gulf Air partners with Shifra to boost email security

    Gulf Air partners with Shifra to boost email security

    Shifra, a value-added distributor of next generation solutions in information security, identity protection and enterprise mobility in the Middle East, has announced that it has equipped the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air with e-mail security solutions from Proofpoint. The cyber security firm has been a leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateway for […]
  • Buzinessware reinforces infrastructure with NetApp

    Buzinessware reinforces infrastructure with NetApp

    NetApp has announced that Buzinessware, a hosting specialist in the Middle East, has become the first provider in the region to deploy NetApp SolidFire all-flash scale-out storage to underpin its hosting and cloud services. For the first time, companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will have access to agile, scalable, on-demand storage infrastructure that delivers […]
  • GITEX 2016: Kaspersky Lab calls for cooperation

    GITEX 2016: Kaspersky Lab calls for cooperation

    Kaspersky Lab announced at GITEX the creation of the Industrial Systems Computer Emergency Response Team (known as Kaspersky Lab ICS-CERT) – a global CERT entity that welcomes the collaboration of critical infrastructure operators, vendors and government institutions. Through KL-ICS-CERT, Kaspersky Lab plans to share years of its own experience in securing industrial systems as well […]
  • DarkMatter and vArmour announce strategic partnership

    DarkMatter and vArmour announce strategic partnership

    DarkMatter and vArmour, have announced a partnership arrangement to offer joint customers end-to-end cyber security solutions. DarkMatter will enhance customer data centre and cloud security environments through its newly formed partnership with vArmour by offering best-of-breed data solutions that protect against cyber threats. DarkMatter will provide incident response services that incorporate advanced security analytics and automated cyber attack […]
  • Attivo Networks introduces self-learning deceptions to misdirect cyber attackers

    Attivo Networks introduces self-learning deceptions to misdirect cyber attackers

    Attivo Networks has announced another break-through innovation in the fight against cyber attackers with Dynamic Behavioural Deception (DBD). With the release of Attivo Camouflage for Dynamic Behavioral Deception, security teams can use the solution’s automated self-learning technology to intelligently auto-discover, dynamically deploy deception, and assign other bait to further circumvent attacker detection. The Middle East is fighting […]
  • Kaspersky at GITEX: Cyber threats that affect smart cities affect everyone

    Kaspersky at GITEX: Cyber threats that affect smart cities affect everyone

    At GITEX Technology Week 2016, Kaspersky Lab presented an overview of the changing cyber threat landscape in the Middle East with special emphasis on the protection of critical infrastructures and smart cities. According to Kaspersky Security Network, an average of 17.4% users in the Middle East encountered cyberthreats originating from the Internet in the third […]
  • Saudi Telecom Company selects Commvault for Backup as a Service

    Saudi Telecom Company selects Commvault for Backup as a Service

    Commvault has announced an agreement with Saudi Telecom Company (STC), to deliver a Backup-as-a-Service solution, utilising the STC cloud environment. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) agreement, was signed today at GITEX, to collaborate on solutions targeting public sector and small to medium sized enterprises in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the new cloud offering.  STC […]
  • Cisco and GBM showcase ‘future’ of hospitality at GITEX

    Cisco and GBM showcase ‘future’ of hospitality at GITEX

    During GITEX 2016, Cisco introduced a suite of solutions which help hotels and resorts deliver experiences for guests and visitors, and which generate multiple revenue streams, greater productivity and reduced costs. Cisco also called for the regional hospitality sector to invest in innovative technologies to not only remain competitive but also differentiate their services to […]
  • Knowledge and innovation to remain Dubai’s priority- Sheikh Hamdan

    Knowledge and innovation to remain Dubai’s priority- Sheikh Hamdan

    A new report produced by the global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) highlights the latest developments in Dubai’s drive to create a knowledge-based economy. The Report: Dubai 2016 maps out the milestones that are paving the way for the emirate’s economic development, including the introduction of the Dubai Open Data Law […]
  • STC and Gemalto showcase e-SIM & Remote Subscription Management solution

    STC and Gemalto showcase e-SIM & Remote Subscription Management solution

    Saudi Telecom Company and Gemalto will together showcase the e-SIM and Remote Subscription Management solution on the STC booth at GITEX Technology Week 2016 (Oct 16th-20th, Dubai World Trade Centre). The showcase will demonstrate how STC’s customers can provision and manage subscriptions on devices remotely via a single embedded SIM (e-SIM) resulting in more efficient […]
  • du and Nokia demonstrate virtual reality streaming using 5G-ready network

    du and Nokia demonstrate virtual reality streaming using 5G-ready network

    Nokia and UAE-based telecommunications service provider du, used Nokia AirScale Radio Access to showcase 360 degree virtual reality (VR) video streaming for the first time in the Middle East at GITEX 2016 in Dubai. In the demonstration, 3D 360 VR content created with the Nokia OZO VR camera was streamed to head-mounted displays using Nokia […]
  • Major GCC industries targeted with cyber attacks in 2016, says FireEye report

    Major GCC industries targeted with cyber attacks in 2016, says FireEye report

    FireEye has announced an overview of the threat landscape in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region for the first half of 2016 in its latest Advanced Threat Report for Europe and the Middle East. Based on findings from the FireEye Dynamic Threat Intelligence(DTI cloud between January and June 2016, 96% of global organisations were unknowingly […]