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Osool Pushes DR infrastructure to the cloud

Nutanix Inc, a provider of private cloud, hybrid and multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that Osool, an independent, fully-fledged asset management company based in Bahrain, has successfully deployed Nutanix’ Xi Leap – a flexible, cloud-based DR-As-a-Service (DRaaS) solution. The service, that meets the industry standard compliance attestations expected for a financial institution’s own compliance standards, […]


How the cloud transforms manufacturers into agile innovators

The demand for manufacturing organisations to be agile and efficient is higher in today’s technological world than ever-before. Rapid technological advancements, coupled with an uncertain and unstable economic and work climate, mean that organisations are required to remain adaptable, functional, and highly efficient from anywhere, at any time. Manufacturing organisation are being confronted with new […]


Editor’s Question: How can CISOs manage expectations and keep pace with emerging trends?

BT Security has published the results of a global survey which canvassed the opinions of over 7,000 business leaders, employees and consumers from across the world. The research, conducted in partnership with Davies Hickman Partners, found that in a rapidly changing business environment, the role of the CISO has hugely expanded in its scope and […]


Developing robust Business Continuity policies

The goal of a Business Continuity policy is to document what is needed to keep an organisation running on ordinary business days as well as times of emergency. When the policy is well-defined and clearly adhered to, the company can set realistic expectations for Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery processes. Industry experts share insights on […]


IoT adoption in Africa

With Digital Transformation accelerating, the benefits the Internet of Things (IoT) can provide organisations, especially those reliant on data collected from Edge devices are substantial. Industry experts share insights on how IT decision-makers can increase their understanding of how IoT can be better integrated into existing systems while remaining scalable for growth opportunities. The Internet […]


First Digital enables frontline workers with digital solutions

First Technology Digital, a future-enabled partner for Digital Transformation, digital workplaces and Lachine Learning, has placed a serious focus on empowering the local frontline worker, aligning to Microsoft’s approach of improving productivity and engagement by connecting employees with the tools needed to do their best work. According to the global technology company, frontline workers make […]


The promise of 5G technology

Fifth-generation wireless (5G) is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to greatly increase the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks. These speeds exceed wireline network speeds and offer latency of one millisecond or lower, which is useful for applications that require real-time feedback. Industry pundits share insights behind the rapid adoption of 5G technology […]


Delivering a premium travel experience

Etihad Airways is the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. Established in 2003 and wholly owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, the carrier uses a young and environmentally friendly fleet of more than 120 aircraft to serve more than 110 passenger and cargo destinations across six continents. The Abu Dhabi-based airline embarked on […]


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 […]


Research reveals telcos should prioritize sustainability in 5G deployments

A new report from STL Partners and Vertiv suggests the best ways for telecom operators to face the practical challenges of 5G energy management.   5G will be the most transformative communications technology in a generation and enable a universe of new services, including advanced energy management capabilities that will be critical to solving growing […]


Cisco AppDynamics releases ‘Agents of Transformation 2021’ research

AppDynamics, a part of Cisco, today released ‘Agents of Transformation 2021:The Rise of Full-Stack Observability’, the latest edition of its global research study, exploring the impact of the rapid acceleration of Digital Transformation created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the repercussions for global technologists. The findings revealed a dramatic increase in IT complexity […]


Ransomware 2020: A year of many changes

Fady Younes, Cybersecurity Director, Middle East and Africa, Cisco, on why organisations need to be proactive in developing comprehensive security strategies and take the evolving threat landscape serious. 2020 was a turbulent year as the world grappled to cope with the impact of COVID-19 – both on general sense of wellbeing and the critical infrastructures […]