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Unitrends to showcase Data Protection & Recovery at GITEX

Unitrends, a provider of enterprise-level cloud recovery, has announced that it is participating in the 35th anniversary edition of GITEX Technology Week 2015 in the Dubai International Convention Centre from October 18 to 22, 2015. Under the theme, ‘Recover more than just your data’, the company plans to showcase how it can help IT organisations not only […]


Red Hat announces new OpenStack training and certification offerings

Red Hat has announced two new service offerings from Red Hat Training and Certification focused on improving IT professionals’ skills and expertise in Red Hat-distributed OpenStack clouds. The two new service offerings include an IT engineer-level OpenStack certification, Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) in Red Hat OpenStack, and accompanying exam, Red Hat Certified Engineer in […]


Android devices face risk from malicious apps, says FireEye

FireEye has recently discovered a rapidly spreading malicious adware family that allows for complete takeover of an Android user’s device. This attack is created by a mobile app promotion company called NGE Mobi/Xinyinhe that claims to be valued at more than $100 million, with offices in China and Singapore. This malicious adware uses novel techniques […]


Silver Peak launches new Global Channel Partner Program

Silver Peak, the provider of broadband and hybrid wide area networks (WANs), announced the launch of the company’s new Global Partner Program specifically designed to attract, educate and enable valued channel partners to capitalise on the burgeoning software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) market opportunity. The new channel program is fundamental to Silver Peak’s global go-to-market strategy, as […]


Mayflex to distribute Edgecore Networks solutions in the UAE

Mayflex, the distributor of Converged IP Solutions, has signed an agreement to represent Edgecore Networks in the UAE. Edgecore Networks Corporation, a subsidiary of the leading network ODM Accton Technology Corporation, is a networking solution vendor delivering a range of wired and wireless Ethernet networking equipment solutions through partners around the world. The company’s products […]


Arcserve brings ‘set up and forget’ data backup to the Middle East

Arcserve has announced that its Arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) 7000 Appliance – an industry data protection appliance – is now available in the Middle East. With assured and simplified backup and recovery capabilities, the UDP Appliance slashes backup times, cuts the amount of disk storage needed and offers comprehensive protection over disk, tape and […]


Qatar ranked first in MENA Internet usage in 2014

Qatar was ranked first worldwide on the indicator measuring the percentage of individuals using Internet in the developing countries in 2014 (91.5%) and first among Arab countries and second globally on the indicator measuring the percentage of households with Internet (98%), according to the 2015 edition of the State of Broadband report. Qatar also came […]


Red Hat names Lee Miles as GM for Middle East and Africa

Red Hat has named Lee Miles as General Manager for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Miles is tasked with managing the region’s sales, technical and channel teams in an effort to increase engagement with existing customers and drive growth in new and emerging markets. Lee Miles is an international sales leader with over […]


Pure Storage reinforces storage with release of FlashArray//m

Pure Storage recently announced the release of FlashArray//m, the company’s new flagship all-flash storage array. In conjunction with Pure1, a new cloud-based management and support offering, and Evergreen Storage, a new model for storage procurement and upgrades, FlashArray//m provides storage that is dramatically simple and more efficient, and eliminates forklift upgrades and data migration burden from […]


Fortinet and Splunk alliance to deliver security intelligence

Fortinet, a provider of cyber security solutions, has announced an alliance with Splunk, designed to significantly increase the ability for enterprises and service providers to protect themselves from cyber attacks that threaten their networks. As part of the alliance, Fortinet will provide customers around the globe, like Swisscom and others, a method for facilitating better response times […]


Infor announces completion of GT Nexus acquisition

Infor, a provider of business applications specialised by industry and built for the cloud, has announced it has completed the acquisition of GT Nexus, the cloud-based global commerce platform. The deal was valued at $675 million. The acquisition of GT Nexus enables Infor to create the first global commerce cloud with end-to-end control and visibility for […]


Infoblox announces ‘Identity Mapping’ security

Infoblox, the network control company, has announced Infoblox Identity Mapping, which bridges the gap between network security and user identity by intelligently correlating two previously separate sets of data, making it easier for network administrators to locate the source of security events, track mobile devices, monitor network usage and more. With Infoblox Identity Mapping (www.infoblox.com/identity-mapping), IP […]