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Dell EMC delivers IoT bootcamp at United Arab Emirates University

Dell EMC has hosted its first IoT and digital transformation bootcamp at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain, UAE. This two-day bootcamp focused on Internet of Things (IoT) implementations and aspects of digital transformation and applications architecture to pave the way to develop skills needed for future data scientists. Themed ‘Where IoT, […]


How IT is transforming the education sector in the Middle East

Ashith Piriyattiath, Group Head of IT at Dubai-based Al Masah Capital, tells Intelligent CIO how digitisation is impacting the education sector in the Middle East. The term digital transformation has been widely heard in the academic sector in the last few years but most people have conceptualised it in the wrong way so that the […]


Code Week 2017 helps Syrian refugees in Jordan train as software engineers

Refugee Code Week has concluded with more than 15,000 Syrian refugees and Jordanian youth learning coding skills, preparing them to enter the global workforce and drive the digital economy. Refugee Code Week 2017 built on the strong success of last year’s event, training 5,000 more Middle Eastern youth and refugees than in 2016. The programme […]


Red Hat demonstrates technology innovations for digital transformation

Digital transformation is going to challenge, disrupt, and divide companies – there will be the digital thrivers and the digital survivors. All aspects of IT are impacted, ushering in a new generation of technology that encompasses real-time decision platforms, cognitive systems, and the Internet of Things. In today’s world of digital transformation, open source software […]


Aruba demonstrates its Intelligent Mobility Solutions at GITEX

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organisations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – at GITEX Technology Week. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba, said: “We are in […]


Microsoft to ‘ignite’ digital transformation with its intelligent Cloud at GITEX

With its mission to empower every person and organisation to achieve more, Microsoft will exhibit under the theme of ‘Igniting Your Digital Transformation’, introducing GITEX attendees to the power of the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge. The Microsoft stand at GITEX 2017 will showcase its innovations for all workloads and industries ranging from education […]


New survey finds Insider Threats and Ransomware are most feared

Majority of organisations lack proper data exfiltration prevention and DNS security measures Infoblox Inc., the network control company that provides Actionable Network Intelligence, has released results of a new study that identifies the top threats, risks and fears related to securing data assets and keeping networks secure. The survey, conducted by SANS and co-sponsored by […]


Aruba expert on the six latest technology trends in Higher Education

Jose Vasco, Regional Director, MEMA at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, says six trends have emerged in the field of higher education this year: IoT Spreads Institution-Wide – IoT is swiftly expanding beyond student devices. The onslaught ranges from connected lights, door locks and sprinkler systems to laboratory sensors, classroom instruction and student laundry […]


Top Saudi technology students complete Huawei’s ICT programme based in China

The leaders of Saudi Arabia’s technological future have received world class training in China. Top Saudi students visited Huawei’s state-of-the-art laboratory in Shenzhen, as part of the company’s ‘Seeds of the Future’ programme, in collaboration with the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC). The students learnt about intelligent networks, cloud technology and the design behind […]


How enterprises should best approach privileged access password management

John Hathaway, Regional Sales Director, Middle East, BeyondTrust, tells us about the best ways to deal with Privileged Access Management Privileged password management, sometimes called enterprise password management, refers to the practice and technique of securely controlling credentials for privileged accounts, services, systems, applications and more. But unfortunately, with so much power inherent in privileged […]


Pure Storage in Gartner Magic Quadrant for fourth year running

Pure Storage, a leading independent all-flash data platform vendor for the cloud era, has announced  it has improved its position within the Leaders Quadrant of the Gartner’ July 2017 Magic Quadrant for Solid State Arrays (SSAs). For the fourth consecutive year, Pure Storage is positioned furthest along the ‘Completeness of Vision’ axis in the Leaders […]


Huawei innovation centre launched in Saudi Arabia

Huawei Centre launched in Riyadh by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment aims to support the Kingdom’s drive for innovation One of the largest customer solution innovation and integration experience centres (CSIC) in the Middle East has opened in Riyadh. With more than 1200 square metres of floor space, the Huawei CSIC will accelerate the […]