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Seven myths about network management and security in a digital world

An organisation’s network is one of its most valuable assets, says Ashraf Sheet, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Infoblox. He talks us through seven myths about network management and security in the modern digital world. In today’s digitally driven, 24/7 world, how well you thrive as a business depends, more than ever, on […]


Understanding the Certified Data Centre Management Professional program

Andrew Stevens, CEO, CNet Training, discusses the Certified Data Centre Management Professional (CDCMP) program and the benefits it offers to both individuals and organisations. International award-winning technical education company CNet Training has been designing and delivering professional network infrastructure education and training programs since 1996. Today CNet is the global leader in technical education for […]


Hitachi Vantara offers AI-driven data centre operations solutions

Hitachi Vantara has announced a powerful next-generation storage and infrastructure foundation with a new scale-out, scale-up architecture for any workload at any scale. The solution includes Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) 5000 series, the company’s latest enterprise-class storage array, along with the new Hitachi Ops Center management software and updated Hitachi Storage Virtualization Operating System. […]


Quarry Mining selects Epicor ERP for operational optimisation and data transparency

Plant manufacturing leader faces digital challenges head-on, building a 360-degree view of business processes and mapping out bold ambitions for efficiency enhancement by implementing Epicor ERP solution across six facilities. Quarry Mining, a UAE plant manufacturing leader based in Ras Al Khaimah, has selected Epicor ERP, to optimise production processes and promote data transparency across […]


Kuwaiti fintech event announces keynote speakers

A major FinTech event in Kuwait has announced its list of keynote speakers. The Kuwait Financial Technology Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City between October 22 and 24. Keynote speakers include: M.R Raghu, Head of Research, Kuwait Financial Center (Markaz), Kuwait; Mohammed Kateeb, Group Chairman and CEO, […]


AI helps Kuwaiti doctors better diagnose heart conditions

Cloud-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping doctors in Kuwait quickly gain a clearer and more accurate understanding of a cardiac patient’s heart condition with the first system of its kind to be deployed in the Middle East. Nearly 41% of all non-communicable disease deaths in Kuwait are attributable to cardiovascular disease; the newly installed GE Healthcare […]


Highlights of GITEX Technology Week 2019 reviewed

With more than 10,000 people visiting this year’s GITEX we take a look back at some of the highlights from Dubai Police’s floating police station to Etisalat’s Lazareth Flying Motorcycle. World’s first floating Smart Police Station launched at GITEX His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of […]


FedEx SameDay Bot to be trialed in Dubai

FedEx Express is set to trial the door-to-door delivery device Roxo in Dubai. Roxo is designed to travel on sidewalks and along roadsides, safely delivering smaller shipments to customers’ homes and businesses. Its features include pedestrian-safe technology from the iBot, plus advanced technology such as LiDAR and multiple cameras, allowing the zero-emission, battery-powered bot to […]


Mimecast report finds increase in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced the availability of its latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA). The quarterly assessment is an aggregated report of tests that measure the efficacy of widely used email security systems. This quarter’s ESRA report found a significant increase in Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, emails containing […]


Kuwait IT Director on why the CIO role is essential

On the lighter side of things, we ask Mohammad Alotaibi, Director Of Information Technology – Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority, what makes him tick in and outside of the office. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? I have to admit that my strength comes from my solid technical background, I started my […]


FireEye introduces new solution, partnership and availability on AWS Marketplace

FireEye, the intelligence-led security company, has introduced new cloud security capabilities, including a strategic partnership with iboss and availability on Amazon Web Services Marketplace. “The rapid adoption of cloud services has provided organisations with a world of new opportunities. But with new opportunities come new cyberthreats. These days, more than half of the breaches we […]


Mashreq Bank partners with Avaya and Koopid to bring AI to customer experience

Mashreq Bank’s innovation brings Artificial Intelligence to the heart of its self-service capabilities with the region’s first digital engagement banking bot. Mashreq, one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has partnered with Avaya and Koopid to create a new banking experience that represents a giant leap forward for customer experience, including self-service capabilities, […]


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