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Cohesity research highlights a gap that puts businesses and security postures at risk

Research from Cohesity reveals while most IT and security operations decision-makers believe they should share responsibility for data security, ineffective collaboration between the two teams is not addressing growing cyberthreats. Research from Cohesity reveals while most IT and security operations decision-makers believe they should share responsibility for data security, ineffective collaboration between the two teams […]


Rackspace Technology to acquire Just Analytics

Rackspace Technology, an end-to-end, multi-cloud technology solutions company, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Just Analytics, a provider of cloud-based data, analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services based in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. According to Just Analytics, the acquisition will bring strong regional ties into the Microsoft Azure ecosystem with […]


Kuwait Gulf Oil Company implements Oracle Cloud applications to drive business growth

Kuwait Gulf Oil Company is the first Oil and Gas Company in Kuwait to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications. The implementation has seen more than 60 core business processes automated to enhance efficiency, drive business continuity and enable seamless remote working. Ahmad A. Safar, Team Leader, Information Technology, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, explains why it […]


Get To Know: Karl Sun, Co-founder and CEO, Lucid Software

What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? One memorable achievement from the early days was when I was at a conference and I started to describe to someone what I did, and a person recommended our product to me. It was the first time that I had come in contact with a stranger […]


Driving digital technology transformation

Looking to transition to an asset-light business model, Ooredoo Group has been applying digital technologies internally to fulfil more agile ways of working and rolling out new customer solutions and 5G technology. Nigel Byrne, Chief Technology Information Officer, Ooredoo Group, outlines the group’s focus and how the company is using the power of digital technology […]


Kodak Alaris wins award for innovative property management solution from Ephesoft

Ephesoft, an intelligent document processing (IDP), automation and data enrichment solutions vendor, presented Kodak Alaris with an award for the “Most Innovative Property Management Solution”. The accolade was bestowed during Ephesoft’s Hackathon event, where partners were invited to come up with a creative use case for Ephesoft Transact IDP platform. After six weeks, they presented […]


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 […]


Palo Alto Networks establishes world-class cybersecurity consulting group

Palo Alto Networks is establishing a new cybersecurity consulting group to help enterprises respond to emerging threats as they navigate an increase in cyberattacks.   The newly expanded Unit 42 combines former Crypsis security consultants, who respond to 1,300 plus incidents a year, with the company’s veteran Unit 42 threat research team, which has been […]


Oracle Cloud Infrastructure announces ServiceNow integration to improve multi-cloud management

Oracle has announced that ServiceNow, a leading digital workflow company, now supports Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). Enterprise customers are now able to access and manage OCI resources via their existing ServiceNow Service portal and the ServiceNow IT Operations Management (ITOM) Visibility application, which gives them a single dashboard to manage their public cloud resources from […]


Armis appoints Tim Mackie as Vice President of Worldwide Channels

Armis, a provider of agentless device security platform, has appointed Tim Mackie as the new Worldwide Vice President, Channel. As part of Armis’ commitment to its global channel partner programme and the accelerating demand for businesses to collaborate with it, Mackie has been appointed to lead this high growth function. “Tim’s reputation, experience and success […]


Siemens invests in on-going technical education with CNet Training

Data centre infrastructure vendor Siemens, has announced its investments in on-going technical education with IT education provider CNet Training. The move comes as Siemens Smart Infrastructure continues to intelligently connect energy systems, buildings and industries to adapt and evolve the way people live and work. According to Siemens, it has pooled its expertise and experience […]


Gartner survey reveals over half of CIOs plan to increase full-time IT employees in 2021

Fifty-five percent of CIOs plan to increase their total number of full-time employees (FTEs) in IT across the course of 2021, according to a recent survey from Gartner. They will predominantly focus staffing growth in the areas of automation, cloud and analytics platforms and support for remote work. “The critical role IT played across most […]