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Arbor Networks announces DDoS defence portfolio

Arbor Networks has announced a portfolio of products and services for DDoS protection, delivering scalability, deployment and cost flexibility to meet the needs of any organisation from the world’s largest service providers to small and mid-sized emerging growth businesses. “This is the strongest, broadest and boldest DDoS portfolio in Arbor’s history, and it will serve as the […]


R&M launches specialist knowledge portal for LAN cabling

R&M, the globally active Swiss developer and provider of cabling systems for high-end, powerful network infrastructures, has announced the launch of its new specialist portal on Local Area Networks (LANs) www.lan.rdm.com. The site provides information regarding the areas and application for local data networks and compiles large quantities of specialist data for network planners and […]


Wireless networks: The culprit applications gobbling up your data

With the days of unlimited data becoming a thing of the past, there has been a growing trend in customers using up mobile data much quicker than what they were doing previously. Is this because user habits didn’t factor in just how data hungry our habits were or is there something else at play, asks Ammar […]


SDN & NFV – Benefits for Middle East mobile network operators

With some analyst firms reporting that SDN-driven backhaul could save carriers up to $9 billion by 2017, mobile network operators (MNOs) are evaluating software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualisation (NFV) because they provide the opportunity to make the transition from appliance-based, proprietary hardware implementations to software-based, open platforms, writes Yarob Sakhnini, Regional Director, MEMA at […]


Managed security services: To be or not to be?

We are getting close to the point (if we aren’t there already!) where we need to acknowledge that trends like Big Data, BYOD, Cloud, Mobile, Social and Virtualisation are no longer ‘emerging’ technologies that enterprises canleverage to gain a competitive advantage. One could argue that these technologies are critical business enablers that all enterprises need […]


Why data centre ‘availability’ is here to stay

The era of the ‘Always-On’ business has emerged, thanks to a rise in improved connectivity and devices that allow easy and affordable access to the internet. Our agile mobile workforce and demanding consumer expectations have created a world where constant access to products and services across time zones is a norm that we take for […]


Five reasons to leverage cloud ERP solutions

The cloud has evolved from an emerging technology that enterprises can leverage to gain a competitive advantage, to a critical business enabler that enterprises need to leverage if they want to stay competitive, writes Monzer Tohme, Country Manager, Middle East, Infor. Now admittedly there are still some concerns in the region around cloud that have slowed […]


Unified National Registry for Oman’s identity documents

Gemalto, a provider of digital security, has announced that the Royal Oman Police is deploying its Coesys Document Management System to create a single, unified registration infrastructure across all the Sultanate’s identity documents. The new system will initially apply to Oman’s well-established national eID card as well as the ePassport officially launched on January 15th, […]