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Secureworks helps IFFCO to align its security priorities with those of the wider business

Goutam Pudota, CISO and Group Head of Information Security at IFFCO discusses how it – a leading manufacturer in the food and beverages industry based in the United Arab Emirates – worked with Secureworks to securely simplify and streamline its operations. Pudota explains how the company leverages Secureworks’ XDR and VDR platforms to support cybersecurity […]


Datacentrix and OutSystems partner to expand low-code and app development in MEA

Hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider Datacentrix, has signed a partnership agreement for Africa and Middle East, with OutSystems industry-leading application development platform. Ahmed Mahomed, CEO, Datacentrix, said: “The OutSystems modern application platform was designed to accelerate the development and deployment of critical applications, while also delivering flexibility and efficiency. This allows us […]


Avaya to demonstrate composable solutions at GITEX 2021

Avaya, a global provider of solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, has announced its participation at the 2021 edition of GITEX Global, where the company will demonstrate the composable solutions that organisations need to keep up with changing customer expectations. Improving the quality of experiences through both the customer and employee journey has […]


Changing the world with sustainable business practices

Organisations have had to reassess their consumption strategies to ensure they can make more sustainable choices when managing and storing data. Marco Fanizzi, Vice President and General Manager EMEA at Commvault, offers his advice for organisations to develop more environmentally friendly business practices and make better and greener decisions. It’s no longer possible to ignore […]


YouGov MENA: Oman customers are digital converts to e-commerce

Sitecore, a global provider of digital experience management software solutions, has announced that 77% of customers in Oman have become digital converts since the pandemic and want to keep buying everything online. The research, conducted by YouGov MENA, surveyed more than 650 IT decision-makers across 12 countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Levant, and […]


Higher data growth rate generated in KSA, UAE and Egypt in 2020 due to pandemic

More data was produced in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Egypt in 2020 after businesses shifted to a remote work system due to the pandemic, a new survey commissioned by Kingston Technology showed. Based on the results of the survey conducted by ResearchOne Marketing Consultancy, 75% of the respondents, who comprised IT specialists, affirmed that their […]


YouGov MENA: Qatar customers are digital converts to e-commerce

Sitecore, a global provider of digital experience management software, has announced that 100% of customers in Qatar have become digital converts since the pandemic and want to keep buying everything online. The research, conducted by YouGov MENA, surveyed more than 650 IT decision-makers across 12 countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Levant and Egypt. […]


‘5G for Qatari Enterprise’ now available from Ooredoo

Ooredoo, Qatar’s provider of ICT to businesses, has released details of its latest whitepaper, ‘5G for Qatari Enterprise’. The latest industry whitepaper sets out the case for the next generation mobile network helping businesses to transform digitally. Commissioned by Ooredoo and prepared by key research agency Global Data, the paper provides insights on managed security […]


Mindware and EC-Council sign agreement in MENA to develop cybersecurity skills

With digital threats on the rise, Mindware, one of the leading value-added distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has announced that it had signed a partnership with the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council). EC-Council is the owner and developer of the world-renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) programme as well as multiple […]


Watania boosts IT availability, efficiency and agility with Nutanix

Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that the National Takaful Company PJSC (Watania), a UAE insurance company based in Abu Dhabi, has standardised on Nutanix Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) technology. According to Nutanix, the implementation has resulted in approximately 60% savings on the company’s data centre footprint and operation cost and […]


Capital Bank signs Proven Solution to deploy humanoid robot ‘Pepper’

Proven Solution, a state-of-the-art venture by Proven Arabia, has announced that one of Jordan’s premium financial institutions, Capital Bank, has chosen Proven Solution to further its digital innovation and footprints in the banking industry. Proven Solution primarily offers solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics, virtual and augmented reality. With the latest project, the tech […]


Mindware and Quest partner for GCC and Levant

Regional value-added distributor (VAD) Mindware, has announced it has been signed on by Quest, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, as a VAD for the GCC and Levant regions. The agreement will see Mindware promote and distribute the entire suite of the vendor’s offerings that manage, modernise and secure enterprise infrastructure. […]