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Tamer Group boosts bandwidth and network connectivity with InfiNet Wireless solution

Saudi Arabia-based healthcare, beauty care and prestige products, and fast moving consumer goods company, enhances bandwidth connectivity with InfiNet Wireless point-to-point solutions. Tamer Group, shares with Intelligent CIO Middle East how point-to-point wireless network deployment is benefiting the company’s business operations. Headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Tamer Group is a 98-year-old conglomerate that has successfully […]


Insight everywhere: Analytics mature

Predictive analytics can help your organisation forecast future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. What is driving the surge in predictive analytics tools in the Middle East? Industry pundits share insights with Intelligent CIO Middle East on what’s driving analytics everywhere. Analytics or predictive analytics is […]


How can a data centre’s design contribute to optimum performance?

There are a number of elements that contribute to a data centre’s design, including location, efficiency, layout, mechanical design, to name a few. All of these factors contribute to its operability and performance capability. Mark Fenton, Product Manager at Future Facilities, defines a data centre’s performance as being a mixture of many things and that […]


Machine Learning technology garners enterprise thrust

To make decisions more quickly and accurately, enterprises in Africa are increasingly turning to Machine Learning, arguably today’s most practical application of Artificial Intelligence (AI). How should corporations ensure success and ROI from Machine Learning deployments in their IT environments?


Managing security budgets for peak performance

Gartner, a world-leading research and advisory company, has forecasted worldwide security and risk management spending growth to slow but remain positive in 2020. Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services will continue to grow through 2020, although at a lower rate than previously forecast, according to Gartner. Information security spending is […]


IT heads in Saudi Arabia see a challenge in gaining end-to-end network visibility

IT and security teams in Saudi Arabia underestimate the power of the network despite it driving Digital Transformation. Given the increasing strategic focus on the network for delivering connectivity, intrinsic security, and app delivery, more than two thirds (68%) of Saudi Arabian IT heads believe it is really challenging to gain end-to-end visibility of their […]


Experts discuss managing data explosion as Digital Transformation takes hold

Data is, without a doubt, extremely valuable and is becoming more so as Digital Transformation dominates the technology industry. Its growth in terms of sheer volume is causing IT leaders to become concerned as they are tasked with storing, preserving and managing the data. A resulting concern is unavoidably, cost. Businesses across the globe are […]


CommScope expert on why 2020 will be a year of critical decisions for wireless operators

The era of 5G has arrived in the MENA region, with 2020 set to be the launchpad to a ‘more connected’ future. Femi Oshiga, VP Sales, Service Providers, MEA, CommScope, tells Intelligent CIO’s Jess Phillips why wireless operators will need to make some critical decisions during the year ahead, as well as how CommScope is […]


AI can’t answer every security problem but it’s still a must-have

There is little doubt that the increasing sophistication of cyberattacks has resulted in the need to adopt new approaches. Dr Alex Tarter, CTO at Thales Cyber and Consulting, discusses whether Artificial Intelligence has a key role to play in the battle against cybercriminals. How have cyberattack techniques of recent years become increasingly difficult to detect? […]


Focus Softnet expert on the latest ERP developments

Ali Hyder, Group CEO of Focus Softnet, tells Intelligent CIO about the latest developments in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and reveals what questions companies seeking to deploy ERP solutions need to ask. Can you tell us about the latest developments in ERP solutions? Most of the ERPs are gearing towards integrated Robotic Process Automation […]


Making it simple with Software-as-a-Service

Many companies are now using a Software-as-Service (SaaS) model where in the software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. Intelligent CIO spoke to Ken Ringdahl (VP, Global Alliances Architecture, Veeam) and Michael Cade (Senior Global Technologist, Veeam) about the benefits of using a SaaS product and the challenges you can expect. […]


Data management is key to enterprise growth

Successful data management can be a driver for business growth. Intelligent CIO discovers how Taiger is helping enterprises in the Middle East maximise its potential. The successful management of data offers the opportunity for valuable insights that can lead to successful commercial activities. Taiger, a Knowledge Process Optimisation company that is expanding its operations in […]