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Hybrid cloud future bright as 73% of enterprises moving apps back on prem

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its second global Enterprise Cloud Index survey and research report, which measures enterprise progress with adopting private, hybrid and public clouds. The new report found enterprises plan to aggressively shift investment to hybrid cloud architectures, with respondents reporting steady and substantial hybrid deployment […]


United Arab Bank chooses Finastra to power Digital Transformation

Finastra has announced, during Finastra Universe Dubai, that it has signed a deal with United Arab Bank, a UAE-based bank that offers services to retail and corporate customers. The bank has selected Finastra’s Fusion Corporate Channels and Fusion Cash Management products to strengthen its corporate offering and help attract more customers. It is also upgrading […]


University of Sharjah implements virtualised desktops with VMware

The University of Sharjah has implemented virtualised desktops with VMware in an extensive project to transform the way the organisation’s 14,000 students and 610 faculty interact with IT and share information. This is part of the university’s digital strategy to attract the best students and lecturers amid strong global competition. The university deployed VMware Horizon […]


McAfee MVISION Cloud helps customers ‘shift left’ with security

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has announced updates to McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Azure that will help customers ‘shift left’ with security to preemptively help to address compliance and risk within their cloud infrastructure. With McAfee MVISION Cloud, security is pushed earlier into the DevOps process so that security professionals can catch risky configurations […]


Nozomi Networks expert on securing OT and critical national infrastructure

Ongoing digitalisation has introduced new risks to historically ‘secure’ industrial networks. This convergence of IT and OT – and the potentially catastrophic consequences should a hacker gain access to critical national infrastructure – requires a fresh approach to cybersecurity. Here Marcus Josefsson, Director – Middle East, Africa and Russia at Nozomi Networks, tells us about […]


Avaya helps channel partners to ‘Embrace The New’ at Avaya Partner Summit

Avaya demonstrates innovations and programmes designed to accelerate growth, enter new markets, and help customers chart a path towards the cloud. Avaya has rallied its channel partner community with deep-dives on the latest Avaya innovations and programmes designed to accelerate growth, break into new markets and help customers chart a path towards the cloud. Strategies […]


SentinelOne expert on how automated defence tools are helping to protect the endpoint

A robust endpoint security strategy is critical for modern CISOs who are facing more threats than ever. Tamer Odeh, Regional Sales Director for SentinelOne, tells us about some of the biggest threats to the endpoint and how the security company is helping to combat these. How would you describe the overall threat landscape? The threat […]


Ivanti expert: Why today’s CIO will be tomorrow’s CEO

CIOs are earning the trust of CEOs and board members by combining their technical expertise with business awareness and strategic thinking. Phil Richards, CSO at Ivanti, argues that CIOs have established themselves as trusted advisors to CEOs and are helping to shape their organisations’ growth strategies. Digital transformation is no longer optional – it’s an […]


Kaspersky’s latest APT report showcases most vulnerable META countries

Since the start of 2018, Kaspersky researchers have kept a close eye on the META region for Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks and worked on 29 investigative cases across Africa. These statistics are drawn from Kaspersky’s APT intelligence reporting service, which is populated by Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team. The team issues detailed reports […]


Pace Education Group selects Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Converged Solution

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise has announced that Pace Education has selected ALE communications, data networking and Wi-Fi solutions to deliver a superior learning and teaching experience to students and faculty at its newest Pace British School in Sharjah, UAE. The deployment includes the Alcatel-Lucent OXO Connect telephony system, the Alcatel-Lucent OmniSwitch 6450 at the core and Alcatel-Lucent […]


Turk Telekom rolls out Lifemote Wi-Fi analytics

Lifemote, a leading vendor of cloud-based AI-driven Wi-Fi analytics enabling Internet Service Providers to proactively maintain their home networks, announced its system went live for Turk Telekom, one of the largest fixed-line service providers in Europe. Turk Telekom will start using Lifemote analytics in homes in 2019, with a full rollout planned starting in 2020. In […]


Partners and customers step into the future of work with Citrix Workspace

Citrix has an industry leading vision for the future of work and its partners and customers are all-in. When it comes to Citrix Workspace, the employee experience is better than ever before thanks to the rollout of intelligent features. Hear from Citrix partners and customers on why they are excited for what’s next with Citrix […]


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