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Kaspersky expert provides his APT predictions for 2020

With 2019 drawing to a close, the Kaspersky Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) look forward to what the upcoming year might hold for the threat landscape. In this video, David Emm, member of the Kaspersky GReAT, provides his insight.


Three key considerations for CIOs when pursuing IoT initiatives

Given the disruption IoT initiatives can cause when they are introduced it’s vital that CIOs push for involvement in their business’ IoT strategies from the start. Subbu Iyer, CMO, Riverbed Technology, offers three key considerations for CIOs pursuing IoT initiatives. Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives promise numerous benefits to businesses; namely that they allow for […]


Aruba 2020 predictions in key technology areas

Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi and South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba, makes some technological predictions for 2020. As we approach the end of 2019, Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi and South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba, gives an insight into major technology trends that will shape […]


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. […]


Is the retail sector making the most of IoT?

Despite the retail sector realising the potential of IoT devices, Mark Thomson, Director of Retail and Hospitality EMEA, at Zebra Technologies, believes opportunities are being lost to maximise their effectiveness in the face of increased competition. You would be hard pressed to find a retailer who doesn’t want greater insight into what is happening within […]


How CIOs and IT teams can properly prepare for life on the Edge

With the earning potential of Edge computing making itself clear, Jacob Chacko, Regional Business Head – Middle East at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise, explains why delivering on it will inevitably mean the C-suite spending progressively greater amounts of time truly understanding the IT capabilities being delivered. IT teams have been under pressure to introduce […]


Kaspersky expert Ramy Al Damati on securing the crypto economy

The Blockchain industry and cryptocurrency market have been rapidly developing and now constitutes a significant share of the global economy. In fact, as Ramy Al Damati, Enterprise Security Expert for Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Kaspersky tells us, Blockchain-based technology is becoming increasingly popular and is being used to solve a wide range of […]


IoT and 5G to transform key sectors such as oil and gas

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has seen its enterprise business division continue to grow rapidly in the Middle East. During the first three quarters of this year, Huawei’s global revenues increased by 24.4% year-on-year. By the end of Q3 2019, more than 700 cities, 228 Fortune Global 500 companies […]


Mimecast expert: Cybercriminals prepared to wait longer before launching email attacks

With the cybersecurity landscape in the Middle East constantly evolving, cybercriminals are upping their game. Jeff Ogden, Vice President Middle East and India at Mimecast, tells us bad actors are prepared to play more of a waiting game as they launch increasingly sophisticated attacks. Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, has announced the […]


Micro Focus: Scaling up and becoming a global leader in software

The September 2017 spin merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) transformed UK-based Micro Focus into one of the world’s largest software vendors seemingly overnight. Now that Micro Focus has settled into its position as a global leader in software, Intelligent CIO sits down with Micro Focus Chief Marketing Officer, Genefa Murphy in Dubai to […]


Gartner: Embrace gender diversity in security and risk management roles

Roberta Witty, VP Analyst, Gartner, says the worldwide shortage of cybersecurity talent can be solved by recruiting diverse teams. Diverse teams provide an immediate and long-lasting solution to the global shortage of security talent. For every 100 security and risk management (SRM) executives, only about a quarter of them are women. The good news is […]


RPA: Automating routine tasks and enhancing productivity

With Robotic Process Automation (RPA) on a rapid upwards trajectory, enterprises are benefiting from greater productivity and lower operating costs through the automation of routine tasks. Intelligent CIO talks to Milan Sheth from Automation Anywhere about how the technology is transforming the way enterprises operate. Automation Anywhere, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), […]


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