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Qatar Airways moves financial planning to Oracle Cloud

Oracle has announced that Qatar Airways has implemented Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) as the airline transitions through the pandemic and embarks on a major global expansion. With Oracle Cloud EPM, Qatar Airways financial teams have gained the transparency and flexibility needed for more accurate planning, budgeting and forecasting. The improved processes are […]


Martijn de Lange, CEO at Hermes UK


Criminalizing cybercrime and raising the risk for cyberattackers

Dave Russell, VP, Enterprise Strategy, Veeam, tells us businesses must understand the responsibility they have to their customers and employees to protect any data within their jurisdiction. Over the past few years, cyberattacks have become something which the general public is increasingly aware of. However, a perception still exists, certainly outside the IT industry, that […]


Leveraging Low-code to counter the looming threat of shadow IT

Shadow IT has become a growing concern for IT teams as business users in the post-pandemic world prioritise productivity over process. Here’s how Low-code solutions can help bridge the divide.Rahul Bhageeradhan, Global Director – Digital Architecture, Kissflow discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the challenge of shadow IT and how IT can win back […]


Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle Cloud applications to drive business growth

Kuwait Gulf Oil Company is the first Oil and Gas Company in Kuwait to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications. The implementation has seen more than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working. Ahmad A. Safar, Team Leader, Information Technology, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, explains why it […]


Data centre industry won’t return to normal, according to Eaton expert

Ciaran Forde, Data Centre Segment Leader (EMEA), Eaton, discusses the role of data centres in a world of power transformation and the market opportunity for alignment of data and power in 2022. Ford believes that sector coupling could become one of this year’s major areas of focus for the industry. For data and the data […]


The changeable network security landscape

Network security is a vital capability that enables the business to evolve through digital innovation – an effective strategy with every organisation across multiple industries. Building a cyber resilient strategy is important to build trust with customers, partners and the whole supply chain. Industry pundits share insights on why CIOs and IT teams need to […]


Mitigating cyber-risk becomes top priority for the boardroom

California-based Saket Modi, Co-Founder and CEO at Safe Security, explains why cybersecurity is no longer just the concern of IT departments but has become a dominant issue for the boardroom itself. As businesses continue to invest in Digital Transformation and base their business models on technology, cyberthreats only become more imminent. Cyber-risk is no longer […]


What is the top driver for As-a-Service deployments?

The rise of the networking-as-a-service (NaaS) business model has been nothing short of a revolution. Often championed for its flexible approach to keeping expenses down, the subscription service is becoming increasingly recognised for a wealth of other reasons. Sherifa Hady, Vice President Channel, Europe Middle East and Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, […]


How ransomware is destabilising cyber insurance – and what to do about it

With the rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) techniques, double extortion attacks and the low cost of ransomware kits, unsustainable loss ratios have convulsed the insurance market. Thom Langford, Global Security Advocate at SentinelOne, discusses why in order for businesses to protect themselves from ransomware, they need to stop choosing between investing in a better security stack […]


Getting the most out of your desktop scanner

Naji Kazak, General Manager – Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Russia at Kodak Alaris, provides tips explaining how to make the most of your scanner. Anyone who has worked in a modern office knows the importance of scanning and sending documents. Having an unreliable desktop scanner can be the bane of any office, since, despite […]


Contextual analytics, cybersecurity mesh and zero-touch service management to dominate IT in 2022

Rajesh Ganesan, Vice President, ManageEngine talks to us about his technological predictions for 2022 and how to tackle them. The role of IT has expanded significantly over the last two years with organizations forced to rethink and revamp the way they work. Going forward, there will be renewed emphasis on leveraging technological advances to tackle business […]