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John Andrews joins Invicti Security as VP of Global Channel

Invicti Security, a leader in Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) and Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST), has announced that security industry veteran, John Andrews has joined the leadership team as Vice President of Global Channel for Acunetix and Netsparker. Andrews previously served as director of International Channels at Rapid7 and vice president of Worldwide Channels […]


Cisco AppDynamics releases ‘Agents of Transformation 2021’ research

AppDynamics, a part of Cisco, today released ‘Agents of Transformation 2021:The Rise of Full-Stack Observability’, the latest edition of its global research study, exploring the impact of the rapid acceleration of Digital Transformation created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the repercussions for global technologists. The findings revealed a dramatic increase in IT complexity […]


MBZUAI and Weizmann Institute create joint AI Programme

Following on from the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in September 2020, the two institutions have announced the establishment of the MBZUAI-WIS Joint Programme for Artificial Intelligence Research (AI Programme). The new scheme will promote collaborative initiatives in […]


Yahsat enters into two partnerships to deploy defence vehicular systems

Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), a UAE-based satellite services operator, has announced that its dedicated government arm, Yahsat Government Solutions, has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with NIMR and L3Harris Technologies to deploy defence vehicular systems. With this announcement, Yahsat has further cemented its leadership as a provider of satellite-enabled, comms-on-the-move (COTM) solutions […]


Aston Martin Cognizant F1 Team partners with SentinelOne

SentinelOne, the autonomous cybersecurity platform company, has been named the official cybersecurity partner of Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team. Aston Martin makes its return to Formula One racing in 2021. The partnership with Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team follows SentinelOne’s ongoing partnership with Aston Martin Lagonda. In 2018, the storied high-performance automotive manufacturer […]


Ransomware 2020: A year of many changes

Fady Younes, Cybersecurity Director, Middle East and Africa, Cisco, on why organisations need to be proactive in developing comprehensive security strategies and take the evolving threat landscape serious. 2020 was a turbulent year as the world grappled to cope with the impact of COVID-19 – both on general sense of wellbeing and the critical infrastructures […]


Kodak Alaris wins BLI Pick gong

Keypoint Intelligence, a global leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, has recognised the Kodak S3000 Series Scanner with its ‘Buyers Lab (BLI) Winter 2021 Pick Award for Outstanding Departmental Scanner’. The award is based on rigorous testing, including an extensive durability assessment and evaluation of key attributes such as usability, image […]


Businesses risk missing out on top talent

New research from software and virtualisation solutions vendor Citrix, has confirmed that remote work is here to stay, with 82% of all respondents agreeing that it will be more common post-pandemic. The study found that remote and flexible work options are now key to attracting and retaining talent, with 55% saying that businesses will miss […]


Connect Ads is Huawei Ads’ Premium Partner in MENA

Huawei Ads has announced that Connect Ads is now its Premium Partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As a Premium Partner, Connect Ads was chosen as a premium partner for Huawei Ads and is responsible for advertising sales and account management to customers across several sectors bringing the world’s newest advertising […]


KONE cements partnership with Orange Business Services

KONE, a global player in the elevator and escalator industry, has strengthened its partnership with Orange Business Services by moving its global contact centre solution to the cloud. KONE said the latest deal is part of its ongoing commitment to delivering a high-quality end user experience worldwide. By moving the contact centre infrastructure to the […]


Kingston to sell HyperX gaming division to HP Inc

Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc, a global provider of memory products and technology solutions, has announced a definitive agreement to sell HyperX, its gaming division to HP Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, HP will pay US$425 million, subject to customary working capital and other adjustments, to […]


Danube Home selects Netcore for marketing automation

Netcore Solutions, a global martech platform, has announced that UAE Based Omnichannel retailer Danube Home, has chosen Netcore’s AI-powered automation platform to power customer engagement and retention through automated and personalised campaigns. Danube Home has a diverse portfolio of over 50,000 products spread across multiple categories ranging from interior furniture and home décor, garden furniture […]