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Two-thirds of firms in META prohibit sharing threat intelligence

Two-thirds (69%) of threat intelligence (TI) analysts in the META region are involved in professional communities, but (44%) of all those working in IT and cybersecurity roles are not allowed to share threat intelligence artifacts discovered through those communities, a new Kaspersky report, ‘Managing your IT security team’ has found. Kaspersky is a long-time advocate […]


Attivo Networks expands Active Directory protection suite

Attivo Networks, the industry experts in lateral movement attack detection and privilege escalation prevention, has announced the expansion of its Active Directory protection suite of products with a new and innovative way to discover and remediate exposures in Active Directory (AD) that could lead to breaches. Active Directory is a directory service used by over […]


Graph + AI Summit 2021 returns in April

TigerGraph, a provider of the graph analytics platform, has announced Graph + AI Summit 2021, the first and only open industry conference devoted to democratising and accelerating analytics, AI and Machine Learning with graph algorithms. The summit will return as a virtual conference on April 21 to 22, 2021. The latest event comes after the […]


AT&T and other comms firms join the 25GS-PON MSA Group

The 25GS-PON MSA Group has announced the addition of seven new member companies including AT&T, CommScope, Cortina Access, Feneck, HiLight Semiconductor, Hisense Broadband and Semtech. These companies, along with the ten founding 25GS-PON MSA members, are enabling a move beyond the limitations of 10Gb/s next-generation PON, the current state-of-the-art. The 25GS-PON MSA was first announced […]


Arcserve unveils unified data protection 8.0

Arcserve Southern Africa has revealed that Arcserve, LLC, a global data and ransomware protection provider, has unveiled Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) 8.0, which is designed to protect organisations’ entire infrastructure, including hyperconverged, from data loss, cybercriminals and persistent threats like ransomware. According to ‘The State of Ransomware in the US: Reports and Statistics 2020’, […]


Infoblox invests in cloud specialisation for partners

With a relentless and growing focus on partner success, Infoblox Inc, global provider of secure cloud-managed network services, has announced it’s investing in expanding the skill sets of its top-performing cloud-first channel partners. The vendor said the new Infoblox Cloud Specialisation programme marks a foundational step in the execution of the company’s software-As-a-service (SaaS) go-to-market […]


Citrix completes acquisition of Wrike

Citrix Systems, a global provider of digital workspace and app delivery solutions, has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wrike, a provider of SaaS collaborative work management solutions, for approximately US$2.25 billion in cash. With the acquisition, Citrix will deliver the industry’s most comprehensive cloud-based work platform to empower all employees and teams […]


Cisco Small Business Partner Summit explores growth opportunities

Cisco’s Small Business Partner Summit is taking place virtually this week, outlining the importance and growth potential of the small business sector across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). Small businesses account for 44% of all IT spending and continue to outpace traditional enterprise growth. From March 2nd, summit attendees will be provided with insights […]


In pursuit of progress: Defining true transformation

Digital Transformation has undergone massive acceleration over the past year. In the Microsoft quarterly earnings report, CEO Satya Nadella famously said that the company had seen two years’ worth of Digital Transformation in two months. It’s a view shared by McKinsey who, in their quarterly report referred to the impact of the pandemic on Digital […]


VMRay signs distribution agreement with Multipoint Group

VMRay, a provider of automated malware analysis and detection solutions, has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement for the Israeli market with Multipoint Group, an IT distributor of security and Internet technology solutions in the Mediterranean region. “Our business is built on identifying the most innovative, best-of-breed solutions in the market that will […]


Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick gong

Keypoint Intelligence, a global leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, has recognised the Kodak S3000 Series Scanner with its ‘Buyers Lab (BLI) Winter 2021 Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner’. The award is based on rigorous testing, including an extensive durability assessment and evaluation of key attributes such as usability, image […]


Connect Ads is Huawei Ads’ Premium Partner in MENA

Huawei Ads has announced that Connect Ads is now its Premium Partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As a Premium Partner, Connect Ads was chosen as a premium partner for Huawei Ads and is responsible for advertising sales and account management to customers across several sectors bringing the world’s newest advertising […]


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