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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 […]


Over two-thirds of UAE workers believe AI and data science will impact their role in the next five years 

As businesses continue to implement new technologies, workers are growing increasingly concerned about the impact on their jobs. A new YouGov study, commissioned by Dataiku, elaborates on this, providing insight into UAE workers, data and AI.   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads EMEA in the leverage of data, data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for […]


Over two-thirds of UAE workers believe AI and data science will impact their role in the next five years

The YouGov study commissioned by Dataiku reveals the country to be pro-AI and ahead of its EMEA peers on awareness and action but work still needs to be done to democratize the use of data and AI. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) leads EMEA in the leverage of data, data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]


Healthcare industry is in early stages of multi-cloud adoption, but deployments are rising

Research by Vanson Bourne conducted on behalf of Nutanix, surveying 1,700 IT decision-makers around the world, has revealed hybrid multi-cloud is the ideal IT model, but healthcare is slower to adopt. Nutanix, a leader in hybrid multi-cloud computing, announced the healthcare findings of its global Enterprise Cloud Index (ECI) survey and research report, which measures […]


IDC study: Data mobility engine can serve as core of effective data management strategy

Research firm IDC predicts that, over the next five years, more than 80% of the data collected by organizations will be unstructured data, and that will only continue to grow 40-50% per year for most enterprises. With the sheer volume of unstructured data yet to be created and used in the years ahead, it’s safe […]


Financial services decision-makers believe hybrid work environments will bring a host of business benefits  

Riverbed | Aternity has released research revealing financial services (FS) decision-makers see permanent hybrid working models as the future, but still aren’t technologically prepared to support the model. Key findings show that investing in better visibility for network and application performance (51%), cybersecurity technology (47%) and digital experience management (40%) are top priorities for business decision-makers […]


CXO research: 89% of organizations falling short on data protection

The Veeam Data Protection Trends Report 2022 finds that 67% of businesses are turning to cloud-based solutions to protect their data, while the ability to recover data from ransomware attacks continues to drive Business Continuity strategies. The disconnect between business expectations and IT’s ability to deliver has never been more impactful, according to the Veeam […]


Study reveals insider threats cost organisations US$15.4 million annually, up 34% from 2020

Negligent insiders are the root cause of 56% of cyberattack incidents, while credential thefts have almost doubled and are the costliest to remediate, at an average of over US$800,000 per incident. Proofpoint has released brand new research showing that businesses globally are losing around £11.4 million (US$15.4 million) every single year because of insider cyberthreats. […]