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HPE: Enabling smart data management to extract business value

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is in the business of delivering breakthrough technologies helping customers transform industries, markets and lives. Intelligent CIO talks to Marc Waters, Managing Director UK, Ireland, Middle East and Africa, HPE, about the future of data management, operating at the Edge and the pace of technical innovation. What are the expectations of […]


Orange opens its new Middle East and Africa headquarters in Morocco

Orange has officially inaugurated the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco. It was done in the presence of Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange; Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East and Africa; the members of Orange’s Executive Committee and local officials. The new headquarters is located in Casablanca Finance City […]


Automation Anywhere: RPA predictions for 2020 (and beyond)

Milan Sheth, Executive Vice President for India, Middle East and Africa East Region at Automation Anywhere, has released his global 2020 RPA predictions. He believes that 2020 will be the breakout year for intelligent automation as it continues to bring enormous potential to automate end-to-end business processes. Here are his top five: 1) The near […]


Enter the era of smart building automation

There are various reasons why business leaders choose to establish so-called ‘smart’ buildings or those that reflect the intelligent combination of technology and automation to facilitate intuitive interaction – but many would consider smart access control or security to be the main reason. Paul Chari, Principal Consultant, EDC Solutions at access control and security specialist […]


A single security recommendation to solve an age-old problem

Password management is undoubtedly one of the most basic security practices yet it is one that people struggle with the most when it comes to operating securely. Morey Haber, CTO & CISO, BeyondTrust, offers his advice to ensuring a best practice approach to password security. In the cyber world, we’re exposed to an onslaught of […]


RPA and practical use of cloud to define the digital workplace in 2020

The past year has seen companies implement several incremental changes to create a more immersive experience for employees around the digital workplace. And as Ryan Jamieson, Solutions and Innovation Officer at Altron Karabina says, one of the most exciting things for 2020 and beyond will be to remove the grunt work out of employee interactions […]


A10 Networks: Cyberattacks will be the norm for 2020

Mohammed Al-Moneer, Regional Vice President, MENA at A10 Networks, looks at what cyberthreats enterprises need to be aware of in 2020. He says: “Cyberattacks are indeed the new normal. Each year brings new security threats, data breaches and operational challenges, ensuing that businesses, governments and consumers have to always be on their toes.” 2020 has […]


Why your business should be looking beyond traditional KPIs

Thanks to automated software, we have a wealth of real-time business data right at our fingertips. But as Gerhard Hartman, Vice President: Medium Business, Sage Africa and Middle East explains, it can become too easy for a medium business or scale-up to become too obsessed with the wrong metrics, and often at the expense of […]


How to manage your password like a CISO

When it comes to hacking, you can run but you can’t hide. A hacker is bound to steal your information if you don’t protect yourself in the most effective way, starting with password security. Charles Poff, CISO, SailPoint, offers his advice to ensuring we are managing our passwords effectively. Over the past decade, we have […]


South African investment company accelerates its cloud journey

EasyEquities, an innovative South Africa investment platform, began its journey into the Amazon Web Services in 2019. The company sought to implement a robust cloud infrastructure based on best practices and needed a partner to accelerate the journey. EasyEquities consulted Synthesis due to its vast experience of working with AWS and its track record of […]


‘Cyber risks are becoming more complex and challenging’

The rate at which digital technology is evolving and disrupting traditional business models, cyber risks seem to evolve even faster. John McLoughlin, cybersecurity expert and CEO at J2 Software, tells Intelligent CIO that business leaders are now clearly recognising the critical nature of cyber threats and starting to identify and embrace best practices to mitigate […]


Elingo expert on the year of the cloud in South Africa

The past few months have seen local organisations migrate towards the cloud and its usage and consumption model. While part of this can be attributed to the need for continued innovation, a major factor has been the difficult economic times, Karl Reed, Chief Solutions Officer: Executive at Elingo, says companies are turning to the cloud […]


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