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Epicor expert says you can use data in order to make better decisions

Hesham El Komy, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI), Epicor Software, looks at the role data plays in the modern workplace. There are vast amounts of data being created, mined and managed every day – and, according to an executive summary by Cisco, global IP traffic will experience an almost threefold increase […]

Effective Congestion Management is key for MEA telecom operators

Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, looks at how telecom operators can prosper this year. In an expat-heavy region, you undoubtedly observed another tradition – that of phoning home. That simple observance probably had a range of outcomes. Some of you may have been able to connect straight away; others may […]

Get To Know: CEO of Scale Computing, Jeff Ready

On the lighter side of things, we caught up with Scale Computing’s Jeff Ready, to find out what makes him tick. What first made you think of a career in technology? I’ve been in and around IT technology my entire life. My father ran information systems for an industrial construction company and as a kid, […]

Get To Know: Mike Kelly, Chief Information Officer, Red Hat

On the lighter side of things, we caught up with Red Hat’s Mike Kelly, to find out what makes him tick. What first made you think of a career in technology? I started my career in accounting. After I experienced the systems I had to use to do my job, I knew that my work […]

HID global expert on the rising role of IT in physical access control

Shifting budgets and responsibilities require IT and physical security teams to consider fundamental change in day-to-day operations, says Luc Merredew, Product Marketing Director, at HID Global. Physical security professionals have long suspected a shift toward increased involvement of the IT department in physical access control and this is supported with recent research from a survey […]

Powerful data is shared data – conquering the silo sprawl

Spending on data-intensive AI systems in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region will grow at a CAGR of 32% between 2016 and 2021 James Petter, VP, EMEA at Pure Storage argues that, if organisations are to innovate and survive in a business environment that is increasingly data-driven, they must design their IT infrastructure with […]

Cybercrimes: An increasing area of crime in the modern world…

By Mariam Al Hassani – CIT (UAEU). Cybercrime is on the rise and its activities know no boundaries. The convenience and the speed of the internet are being exploited to commit serious crimes that threaten victims the world over. These internet related crimes take many forms ranging from attacks on social media accounts, theft and […]

How Artificial Intelligence is disrupting the SaaS market

Article by: Kyle Shamorian, Cleverbridge The fervent push from enterprise to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) within the last decade has enabled end-users to sidestep some of the key hurdles associated with software maintenance and implementation. Chief among them include ease of installation and upgrades, streamlined testing and training, and minimising an otherwise large upfront cost. As SaaS […]

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