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Business confidence in Middle East gains momentum in Q1 2017

Business confidence in the Middle East rebounded strongly in the first quarter of 2017, in line with a substantial global increase, according to the latest edition of the Global Economic Conditions Survey. The quarterly survey of global CFOs and finance professionals, conducted by ACCA the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and IMA the Institute of […]


Practical advice for securing IoT devices and protecting your network

The first high-profile DDoS attack using IoT devices that got the attention of the mainstream media happened around Christmas 2013 and was used to interrupt the launch of a prominent game. This attack came from the LizardStresser botnet, consisting primarily of webcams and CPE routers. In November 2016, the source code for the Mirai botnet […]


Imtac uses WebNMS IoT to reduce customer lighting energy costs

Industrial Management Technology and Contracting or Imtac operates in Middle East and Caspian Region and is based out of Oman. It offers the following IoT based solutions: Smart lighting, smart logistics, smart transport, smart electricity, smart water, smart environment, smart building, smart infrastructure, smart health and smart industries. Imtac has established itself to carry out […]


Red Hat Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Results

Red Hat, Inc. have announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2017. “We closed the year with an exceptional performance. The fourth quarter marked our 60th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, and we crossed the $2 billion milestone in subscription revenue and total deferred revenue for the fiscal […]


DarkMatter: New Executive Vice-President of Cyber Services

Eddie was formerly President and COO of White Ops Inc., and possesses over 25 years’ cyber security experience. International cyber security firm, DarkMatter, announces the appointment of Eddie Schwartz as the firm’s Executive Vice President of Cyber Services. In his new role, Eddie will lead the activities of DarkMatter’s following business units: Governance, Risk and […]


Gartner Report: Teradata Scores Highest in All Use Cases

Gartner has given Teradata the highest product scores in all four data management use case categories (Traditional, Operational, Logical and Context-Independent) in its report, “Critical Capabilities for Data Management Solutions for Analytics” issued March 16, 2017 by analysts Rick Greenwald, Donald Feinberg, and Adam M. Ronthal. Leading analytics solutions company, Teradata, is one of 20 […]


Teradata debuts accelerated Data Lake Development

Leading analytics solutions company, Teradata, announced a new and important contribution to the open source community that will deliver unprecedented efficiencies for companies creating data lakes. Teradata is introducing Kylo, a data lake management software platform built using the latest open source capabilities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and Apache NiFi. Kylo is a […]


Siemens: Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise at GMIS

Siemens will present technology for digitalized manufacturing and industrialization in the Middle East under the banner of ‘Discover the Value of the Digital Enterprise,’ during the first Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit to be held in Abu Dhabi on the 27th-30th March. The company’s exhibition at GMIS demonstrates how digital technologies can drive a robust, […]


Digital tech makes Dubai Opera one of the world’s smartest concert spaces

Dubai Opera is one of the world’s smartest and most energy-efficient performance spaces, thanks to an almost invisible – but extremely powerful – building management platform from Siemens. The dhow-shaped building is a multi-format performing arts theatre and accommodates up to 2,000 spectators. The day-to-day operations of the iconic building are monitored and controlled by […]


Smart Dubai Kicks Off First Ever City-Wide Implementation of Blockchain

The Smart Dubai Office (SDO) recently announced the kick off of the first city-wide effort to implement blockchain technology in city services with the objective of transforming and enhancing city experiences, in collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM) as its Blockchain Lead Strategic Partner, and Consensys as Blockchain City Advisor. This effort is a key execution […]


Menlo Security Enters Middle East IT Market

Leading enterprise business, Help AG today announced that it has signed a reseller agreement with Menlo Security to provide consulting, implementation and support services for the vendor’s Menlo Security Isolation Platform (MSIP) to businesses in the Middle East. The partnership aims to address the constant threat of web-based malware that organizations face without impacting end-user […]


Gulf Air Awarded 7 Information Technology ISO Certifications

Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, was recently awarded Information Technology ISO certifications by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), in the seven areas of Quality Management, Environmental Management, Service Management, Business Continuity Management, Information Security Management, Energy Management and Asset Management – making it the first airline in the world […]


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