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Nine in 10 employees in MEA are frustrated by their workplace technology 

Freshworks, a leading software company empowering businesses to delight their customers and employees, has unveiled survey findings that reveal a startling divide between employee expectations and the reality of the workplace technology experience. In the wake of the pandemic, regional businesses have doubled down on Digital Transformation, however, nearly half (47%) of employees in the […]


Uptime Institute survey reveals strong industry growth as operators prepare for sustainability demands

Findings from Uptime Institute’s recent survey highlight the growing, industry-wide need to achieve meaningful efficiency gains, evolve sustainability reporting practices, prevent costly outages and much more. Uptime Institute has announced the release of its 12th Annual Global Data Center Survey. The findings show an industry that is growing, dynamic and increasingly resilient, but still working […]


Workforce and IT professionals in Saudi Arabia positive about organisations embracing network-driven transformation

Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, has announced initial findings of an international research project that shows a highly positive mindset and attitude among IT decision makers and the workforce in Saudi Arabia towards networking technology’s strategic influence in leading the experience-first digital economy. The research, conducted by Vanson Bourne on Juniper’s behalf, […]


Delinea research finds organisations require cybersecurity reinvigoration 

Delinea, a leading provider of Privileged Access Management (PAM) solutions for seamless security, has announced findings from a global survey of 2,100 IT security decision-makers. The report reveals that 60% of respondents believe their overall security strategy does not keep pace with the threat landscape and that they are either lagging behind (20%), treading water […]


Trellix report finds business services top target of ransomware attacks

A report by one of the industry’s leading tech giants, Trellix, explores the cybersecurity trends and attack methods from the first quarter of 2022. The report details the evolution of Russian cybercrime, email security and threats to critical infrastructure.   Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has released […]


Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to grow 3% in 2022

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total US$4.5 trillion in 2022, an increase of 3% from 2021, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. While IT spending is expected to grow in 2022, it will be at a slower pace than 2021 due to spending cutbacks on PCs, tablets and printers by consumers, causing spending […]


Trellix finds business services top target of ransomware attacks in 2022 report

The summer report details an evolution of Russian cybercrime, email security and threats to critical infrastructure. Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering a future of extended detection and response (XDR), has released The Threat Report: Summer 2022, analyzing cybersecurity trends and attack methods from the first quarter of 2022. The report also features research from Trellix […]


Zero Trust, cloud and remote working drive digital resiliency

As organizations continue to strive for secure Digital Transformation pathways, we hear from Paul Nicholson, Senior Director of Product Marketing at A10 Networks, about the importance of investing in technologies that support on-going Digital Transformation initiatives while also striking a balance between strong Zero Trust defense and operational agility. Today’s enterprises have faced many challenges […]


Women in MENA workforce could increase GDP by US$2 trillion 

PwC Middle East has launched its latest MENA Women in Work Survey 2022: Young Women, Powerful Ambitions to highlight the career aspirations of young women and the challenges they face in achieving their ambitions across the Middle East and North Africa region and the key measures needed by MENA employers to unleash women’s potential in […]


Study shows financial services organizations are in early phases of multi-cloud adoption

Research reveals hybrid multi-cloud is the ideal IT model, but the financial services industry is slower to adopt. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, announced the financial services findings of its global 2022 Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with cloud adoption in the industry. The research showed […]


Global organisations concerned digital attack surface is spiralling out of control

Trend Micro, a leader in cloud security, has announced the findings of a new global study indicating that organisations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyberattack surface, hampering risk management efforts. The study revealed that three-quarters (73%) of global organisations are worried about their growing attack surface. Over a third (37%) said it […]


Digital payments and cross-border business key growth enablers for freelancers and SMBs across the UAE 

PayPal, a global leader in digital payments has launched the findings of its UAE SMB and Freelancer Digital Readiness Survey, in partnership with British market research and data analytics firm, YouGov. The research aims to analyse how businesses in the UAE have adapted during the pandemic by adopting a digital first approach and leveraging the […]