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SUSE announces introduction of SUSE Enterprise Storage 6

SUSE has introduced SUSE Enterprise Storage 6, the latest release of its software-defined storage solution powered by Ceph technology. The new SUSE Enterprise Storage enables IT organisations to seamlessly adapt to changing business demands while reducing IT operational expense with new features focused on containerised and cloud workload support, improved integration with public cloud and […]


FarEye partners with Emirates Post and Landmark Group

FarEye, a pioneer in enabling digital logistics, has achieved another milestone by winning a deal to work with Emirates Post, one of the largest post and parcel service provider in GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and Landmark Group, the largest retailer of the region. The development comes at a time when supply chain and logistics organisations […]


Riverbed launches solution to accelerate SaaS applications

Riverbed, the digital performance company, has announced Riverbed SaaS Accelerator, a breakthrough new solution that significantly accelerates the performance of leading SaaS apps, such as O365, Salesforce, ServiceNow and Box by up to 10 times. When SaaS Accelerator is combined with End User Experience Monitoring (part of Riverbed’s Digital Experience Management offering), organisations can for […]


The rise of the new-age digital assistant experience

Craig Nel, Mobile & Cognitive Experience (MCX) Leader at Oracle Middle East, Africa and Turkey, looks at the rise of the new-age digital assistant experience. We have all had experiences with chatbots or digital assistants and automated phone services. From product and support issues to scheduling and ordering information, these automated platforms have become commonplace […]


Safeguarding your organisation from attacks via third-party vendors

Morey Haber, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, BeyondTrust, offers seven recommendations that organisations can take to exert better control over third-party vendor network connections and secure remote access. Realising that most large organisations today have sophisticated security defences, bad actors are beginning to target third-party vendors as a means to gain access […]


SANS Institute expert on making the switch into cybersecurity

Fancy making a move into the cybersecurity sector? Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa at SANS Institute, discusses the best ways of doing so. The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14 to 18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle East and Europe, the choice of IT (including cybersecurity) […]


Industry experts on the biggest data storage challenges

Industry experts explore the biggest data storage challenges facing modern businesses and organisations. Daniel Jacobs, Senior Product Manager – Cloud Computing at Vox Companies are traditionally used to planning three or five years in advance for storage growth. Big Data has changed the way companies plan their future storage demand and often they don’t realise […]


Nokia to help Ooredoo Qatar take 5G lead with its cloud native core network

Ooredoo Qatar has selected Nokia to build a 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Nokia’s solution will be deployed in Ooredoo’s state-of-the-art data centres in Qatar’s capital city Doha. The cloud-based architecture for core network is scalable, agile and flexible, making it reliable and suitable for extreme mobile […]


Hoshan Holding partners with Seidor to become the KSA’s first adopter of SAP S4 HANA Public Cloud

Hoshan Holding fuels Digital Transformation by migrating from SAP ECC to SAP S4 HANA Public Cloud. The company will benefit from AI-powered decision-making capabilities, optimised business processes and reduced cost of ownership.  Seidor, a global system integrator that provides SAP consulting services, has announced that Hoshan Holding, widely recognised as one of the largest holding […]


Record level of vulnerabilities sparks cybersecurity innovation

Dimension Data, the US$8 billion global technology integrator and managed services provider for hybrid IT, has revealed exclusive findings from its Executive Guide to NTT Security’s 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report concerning the cybersecurity maturity of organisations across a number of markets and sectors. Globally, the average cybersecurity maturity rating stands at a worrying 1.45 […]


Zain partners with MyHome app to expand portfolio of services

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with MyHome, a leading Kuwaiti mobile application for maintenance services. Zain’s partnership with MyHome comes under the umbrella of the company’s strategy that closely focuses on enriching its digital partnerships ecosystem. This strategy aims at expanding the portfolio of […]


SAS research finds procurement frauds ravage business in EMEA

New research from SAS has revealed more than 37% of EMEA businesses suffer from travel and expenses fraud. Procurement fraud occurs when employees and suppliers behave fraudulently during the contract bidding process or over the course of the contract. This can range from employees colluding with their preferred vendor to give unfair advantage during procurement, […]


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