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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 […]


Hackers start forging ‘official’ vaccination certificates on Darknet

As more people get vaccinated, Check Point Research (CPR) spots a new trend where hackers have begun to offer fake vaccination certificates impersonating official entities on the darknet. Advertisements selling alleged coronavirus vaccines have spiked 300% in the last three months and expanded to offer Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, Sputnik, SinoPharm brands for as low […]


Kissflow appoints regional sales director to drive low-code, no-code adoption in MEA

With the rapid Digital Transformation in the Middle East being threatened by a shortage of skilled IT resources, Kissflow, one of India’s top five SaaS Software companies whose products are used by organisations in over 160 countries, has set its sights on an aggressive expansion in the region, as it looks to empower employees at […]


Arcserve and StorageCraft complete merger

Arcserve Southern Africa has revealed that Arcserve, has announced regulatory approval and the completion of the proposed merger with StorageCraft. The new Arcserve is a global top five data management and protection vendor. Tom Signorello, CEO, Arcserve, said: “Until now, there was no single company able to provide a solution portfolio to solve all customer […]


Oracle announces Java 16

Tech giant Oracle has announced the availability of Java 16 (Oracle JDK 16), including 17 new enhancements to the platform that will further improve developer productivity. The latest Java Development Kit (JDK) finalised Pattern Matching for instance of (JEP 394) and Records (JEP 395), language enhancements that were first previewed in Java 14. Additionally, developers […]


Lenovo delivers edge-to-cloud solutions

Technology powerhouse Lenovo Data Centre Group (DCG), has  announced new ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions to support edge-to-cloud computing. These new and enhanced hybrid cloud solutions are designed to help organisations of all sizes, modernise, better secure their IT infrastructure and deliver faster data insights – all powered by the new AMD EPYC […]


ServiceNow introduces new version of its Now Platform

ServiceNow, a leading digital workflow company, has unveiled the Now Platform Quebec release. This latest version of the Now Platform features expanded native AI capabilities and new low-code app development tools, empowering customers to innovate quickly, realize fast time-to-value, improve productivity and deliver better experiences. With companies radically changing the way they operate and accelerating […]


Nokia and Orange strike global 5G network optimisation deal

Telco equipment vendor Nokia, has announced it will expand its self-organising networks (SON) technology across 5G networks operated by one of the world’s leading telecommunications carriers, Orange. The deal will cover all of Orange’s markets, starting with France and Spain. Nokia continues to offer widespread support for 2G, 3G and 4G spanning more than one […]


IBM helps Joyalukkas reimagine digital customer experience across 11 countries

Tech giant IBM, has announced that Joyalukkas, India’s leading jewellery retailer, is collaborating with IBM Global Business Services (GBS) to design, develop and deploy a new cloud native e-commerce platform across 11 countries including India, UAE, USA, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman. Joyalukkas Jewellery, part of the Joyalukkas Group – […]


Eaton focuses on cybersecurity for mission critical power infrastructure

Facilities management (FM) and IT professionals are working more closely than ever before to defend the built environment from cyberattack. In the worlds of operational technology (OT) and IT, the new buzzword is ‘electrification’ and that’s because power supply is critical to digitalisation. To address the issues this raises, Eaton has just launched a new […]


Zerto enhances Alliance Partner Programme

Zerto, a global provider of cloud data management and protection solutions, has announced significant improvements to its Zerto Alliance Partner Programme (ZAP), aligning the programme benefits with evolving customer and partner needs. The programme enhancements help partners achieve the more highly valued services and software consultancy integrator status that customers are increasingly demanding. With these […]