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Harnessing data at the intelligent edge

Morten Illum, EMEA Vice President at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, shares with Intelligent CIO Middle East how enterprise organisations can successfully unlock the potential of data at the intelligent edge. Within the next two years, analyst and research firm Gartner predicts that over 50% of data will be generated at the Edge of […]


Outside the four walls of the data centre

Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam, shares with us how the four walls of the data centre have collapsed and increased the attack vector as organisations in MENA embrace and promote remote working. Almost three-quarters of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region prefer jobs that allow them to work remotely, according […]


Secure the Internet to unleash the full value of IoT

Per Johansson, General Manager, Robert Bosch Middle East FZE, on the Internet of Things (IoT) and how organisations and individuals can realise the full potential and value of IoT technologies. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing how we live, work and get around – our homes are becoming smarter, factories more productive, and even […]


CNet expert discusses Remote Attendance Learning capability

CNet Training’s President and CEO, Andrew Stevens, discusses CNet’s Remote Attendance capability and how the delivery of each CNet Remote Attendance program has been remodelled to further enrich the remote learning experience. How long has CNet Training been offering Remote Attendance? For the last three years, we have been delivering programs via live instructor-led Remote […]


How can a data centre’s design contribute to optimum performance?

There are a number of elements that contribute to a data centre’s design, including location, efficiency, layout, mechanical design, to name a few. All of these factors contribute to its operability and performance capability. Mark Fenton, Product Manager at Future Facilities, defines a data centre’s performance as being a mixture of many things and that […]


Securing connections in the cloud and across IoT devices

As today’s highly competitive and hyper-connected digital marketplace is driving new trends in networking and security, including the rapid adoption of cloud services and IoT devices, Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, Vice President, Global Field CISO Team, Fortinet explains the importance of securing IoT and cloud connections. The hyper-connected, global marketplace of the 21st century has shifted the landscape […]


Working from Home: Temporary measure or new norm?

Shukri Eid, Managing Director, Cisco Gulf Region, discusses remote working and why it has proven its capabilities in delivering benefits related to virtualising unique skills. Around the world, businesses have had to adapt rapidly to the reality of having most of their employees working remotely. Although some countries are gradually returning to work, the on-going […]


Five factors that form how security awareness training programmes are developing

As more and more businesses embrace remote working as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, ensuring that employees do not become easy targets for cybercriminals is paramount. Elena Molchanova, Head of Security Awareness Marketing, Kaspersky, considers five factors that are forming the way security awareness training is developing and evolving to help employees and businesses stay protected.  Among […]


Investment in computing power is an investment in economic growth

Charles Yang, President, Huawei Middle East, says countries in the Middle East should invest in ubiquitous computing infrastructure on governmental, industrial and commercial levels to build national economy competitiveness. Gross domestic product (GDP), has long been the way to measure how successful a country is, in terms of economic strength. But, in an increasingly digital […]


CNet Training offers leading program for aspiring data centre professionals

Online learning is becoming more accessible and thus, more popular in today’s digital age. Andrew Stevens, President and CEO of CNet Training, discusses the technical education provider’s leading Certified Data Centre Technician Professional (CDCTP) program, and what learners can expect to gain. Ensuring zero downtime within the mission critical data centre environment involves employing highly […]


Robust IT gets manufacturers through times of crisis

A robust IT environment is highly important in the manufacturing industry in order to lay the foundations for innovation. Theo van Andel, Senior Manager Field Development Segment Marketing at Equinix EMEA, discusses how to respond quickly to changing production conditions and to innovative demands. For manufacturing industry leaders, times of crisis can be like a […]


What is a cloud data warehouse and why is it important?

The benefits of cloud technology are indisputable and we are rapidly witnessing the advantages it can offer to businesses. Rob Mellor, VP and GM EMEA, WhereScape, discusses five positives to utilising a cloud data warehouse in today’s digital landscape. We are seeing business expectations for on-demand data explode, with many data warehousing teams beginning to […]