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The changeable network security landscape

Network security is a vital capability that enables the business to evolve through digital innovation – an effective strategy with every organisation across multiple industries. Building a cyber resilient strategy is important to build trust with customers, partners and the whole supply chain. Industry pundits share insights on why CIOs and IT teams need to […]


Primed for cloud technologies adoption

Cloud-based solutions refer to on-demand services, computer networks, storage, applications or resources accessed via the Internet and through another provider’s shared cloud computing infrastructure. The benefits of cloud solutions to end users and businesses include increased capacity, scalability, functionality and reduced maintenance and cost for computer infrastructure or in-house staff. Additionally, cloud-based solutions can enable […]


Trends expected to develop in the cybersecurity space in 2022

2021 has been a year of widespread uncertainty across the globe, especially for those in the cybersecurity space as cybercriminals ramped up their attack methods, particularly targeting the healthcare sector. CISOs, among many others, are hoping that 2022 will bring a year of certainty and growth and are predicting what the next 12 months will […]


Al Ghurair selects Aruba to create a platform for Digital Transformation

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced that UAE-based Al Ghurair Investment has implemented networking technology from the vendor that delivers resilient, future-ready infrastructure to accelerate Digital Transformation. The technology provides a scalable secure network template for consistent deployment and user experience, enables consistent wireless-first workplace with bandwidth to support critical business applications, cuts […]


Abu Dhabi Department of Energy signs MoU with Huawei

The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei to strengthen collaboration and support research and development, capability-building and the exchange of knowledge as a means to upgrade the entire energy sector in the emirate. The agreement was signed in an event during GITEX Technology Week 2021 in […]


Reaping business value from Big Data

Big data is a combination of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data collected by organisations that can be mined for information and used in Machine Learning projects, predictive modelling and other advanced analytics applications. Industry experts look at how enterprise IT is using Big Data to glean information that can be applied to improve business performance […]


Machine Learning garners impetus in Africa

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 enterprises ensure success and ROI from Machine Learning deployments in their IT environments? Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate […]


Machine Learning garners thrust in Middle East

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? Machine Learning is a type of AI that allows software applications to become more accurate […]


Embracing the work from anywhere model

Finally, there is a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. As countries get closer to the easing of lockdowns and social restrictions, many organisations are starting to look forward to welcoming employees and clients back to the office. But if enterprise organisations are thinking that this is the end of working from home, […]


The data centre trends currently shaping the future of the industry

The past year has seen many of us working from home and spending a lot more time using streaming services and staying indoors. This has caused a greater demand on data centres worldwide leading to increased sales of equipment. Additionally, demand will also be driven by 5G data, Internet of Things (IoT) applications, the evolution […]


The evolution of Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation is the incorporation of computer-based technologies into an organisation’s products, processes and strategies. Industry pundits tell Intelligent CIO Africa, how CIOs are leading their organisations to succeed with Digital Transformation, business benefits, digital technologies and processes that can enable organisations to adeptly respond to customer demands in the present and as demands continue […]


Securing the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]