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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 […]


Fine Hygienic Holding chooses Oracle Cloud to accelerate growth

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), one of the leading Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies in the region, has selected Oracle Cloud Applications to enhance operational efficiency, drive innovation and deliver exceptional employee engagement. “Fine Hygienic Holding is the region’s most recognised and trusted producer of hygienic solutions, serving customers across 75 different countries. Today we are growing […]


Ankabut selected as Dell Technologies cloud service provider in the UAE

The Emirates Advanced National Research and Education Network (Ankabut) has achieved Dell Technologies Cloud Service Provider status in the UAE. Ankabut will now be able to provide educational institutions with Dell Technologies’ foundational cloud service offerings.  Taking a step forward in strengthening the collaboration between the UAE government, industry and academia, the Emirates Advanced National Research […]


Kuwait International Airport to revise plans for facial recognition technology

Plans to implement facial recognition at Kuwait International Airport’s newly-built T4 are in the ‘preliminary stages’ after a proposal was received from an unnamed international firm, airport authorities have revealed. Yousef Al-Fouzan, Director General at Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), said on the terminal’s one-year anniversary that the technology is currently ‘under revision’. […]


Changing the banking industry’s landscape in the digital era

The face of the banking industry worldwide has undergone and is still undergoing a dramatic transformation as a result of the disruptive effects of mind-blowing digital advancements that have dominated the 21st century. Shady Aziz, A2P Manager, ArpuPlus, says Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of these major disruptive and impactful technologies with a powerful, game-changing […]


Moving past the hype of Artificial Intelligence to deliver business value

Responsible for leading SAP Ariba’s Product and Innovation team, Darren Koch, Chief Product Officer – SAP Ariba and SAP Business Network, is one of the company’s key global players. Intelligent CIO spoke to him at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona about his career highlights and the current state of the industry, as well as the […]


Dubai’s advanced connectivity in global trade growth showcased

In line with its commitment to play a key role in further advancing Dubai’s leadership in global trade and e-commerce, Dubai South will bring to the spotlight the emirate’s advanced logistics connectivity and innovation among a global network of transport, logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management companies at the Transport Logistic Exhibitions which is […]


Six ways CIOs can help organisations in a digital age

Matthew Kibby, Vice-President, Enterprise, Africa and Middle East at Sage, on what companies should do when looking to adopt Digital Transformation. CIOs need to take a more strategic role in driving innovation within their organisations if they are to keep up with the rapid pace of digital change. No longer should IT be a cost-centre, […]


RIPE NCC and CITRA successfully hold IPv6 capacity-building workshop in Kuwait

Réseaux IP Européens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC), in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), has successfully conducted a three-day training session in Kuwait on Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) at the Radisson Blu Hotel. The session was attended by some of Kuwait’s top Internet service providers (ISPs), telecom operators and […]


Study reveals cloud is positively received in Kuwait

A launch from F5 Networks chimes with growing cloud receptivity in Kuwait and among GCC businesses and organisations. A study from F5 Networks has revealed how cloud is overwhelmingly positively received in Kuwait. According to F5’s study, 100% of all Kuwaiti respondents believe the cloud can have a positive impact on market share and help […]


Epicor expert says you can use data in order to make better decisions

Hesham El Komy, Regional Vice President, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI), Epicor Software, looks at the role data plays in the modern workplace. There are vast amounts of data being created, mined and managed every day – and, according to an executive summary by Cisco, global IP traffic will experience an almost threefold increase […]


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