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How banking is adapting to Digital Transformation

In a competitive market, Digital Transformation is the key to survival for banking organisations. Intelligent CIO has spoken to Naji Kazak, General Manager – Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Russia at Alaris, a Kodak Alaris Business, about how successfully the sector is transforming. What are your views on digitisation trends in the Middle East? Digital […]


Five key factors CISOs should consider when building an IR process

Amir Kanaan, Managing Director for META region at Kaspersky, details the key factors CISOs should consider when building an incident response process. As attacks become more sophisticated and frequent, 83% of CISOs agree that cyberincidents within their companies are inevitable. So it comes as no surprise that the majority (76%) believe the speed and quality […]


Al Hokair Group boosts customer engagement with Capillary’s AI-driven solutions

When a leading tourism, hospitality and entertainment group in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia needed to upscale its customer engagement initiatives it turned to leading cloud-based software solutions provider Capillary Technologies. The Al Hokair Group is leveraging Capillary Technologies’ AI-powered solutions Engage+ and Zero AI to uncover deep insights around consumer behaviour and automate a […]


Darktrace expert on the risks of collaboration in the cloud and the role of AI

Justin Fier, Director of Threat Intelligence and Analytics, Darktrace, discusses the major vulnerabilities seen in Software as a Service today and looks at real life examples of attacks where AI cyberdefences have been able to prevent a breach. It’s no secret that collaboration is the bedrock of business. In fact, a Stanford University study demonstrated […]


McAfee releases special edition of Cloud and Risk Adoption Report

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report, focused on the business impact of cloud services and how organisations around the world are addressing security gaps to accelerate their businesses with the cloud. Cloud services are the most significant advance in IT since the introduction of […]


United Arab Bank implements ManageEngine solutions to improve network performance

When United Arab Bank needed to improve its network performance it turned to ManageEngine for support. As a result, the UAE-based financial institution gained greater visibility and central control over its IT infrastructure. United Arab Bank, which has established itself as a leading solutions provider for a growing commercial and industrial base across the seven […]


Changing the banking industry’s landscape in the digital era

The face of the banking industry worldwide has undergone and is still undergoing a dramatic transformation as a result of the disruptive effects of mind-blowing digital advancements that have dominated the 21st century. Shady Aziz, A2P Manager, ArpuPlus, says Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of these major disruptive and impactful technologies with a powerful, game-changing […]


Manufacturing industry gears up to outpace average adoption of hybrid cloud by 2020

Manufacturers will more than double multicloud use in the next two years, a report from Nutanix reveals. Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing […]


Nexign expert: How CSPs can fulfil the expectations of digital natives

In the age of the digital native, where negative experiences will quickly be shared on social media, CSPs in the Middle East need to ensure customer experience exceeds expectations. Maxim Nartov, Customer Solutions Director, Nexign, says a vital part of this is designing a robust Business Support System allowing CSPs to become digital service providers […]


CXO Research: Organisations can lose $20 Million each year due to poor data management

 The 2019 Veeam Cloud Data Management Report indicates that 73% of organisations are failing to meet users’ demands for uninterrupted access to applications and data; many companies are now looking to embrace Cloud Data Management to better meet protection needs and leverage the power of their data. Over the past decade, the amount of data generated […]


GBI pioneers SD-WAN in Middle East and Africa with Nuage Networks

Nokia has announced inter-connect carrier Gulf Bridge International (GBI) will use the Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution  to offer their enterprise customers optimised connectivity between branches and private and public clouds. The deal marks the first extension of a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) to the public cloud in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) […]


Nutanix releases Enterprise Cloud Index results for manufacturing sector

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, has announced the findings of its Enterprise Cloud Index results for the manufacturing sector, measuring manufacturing companies’ plans for adopting private, public and hybrid clouds. The report revealed that the manufacturing industry’s hybrid cloud usage and plans outpace the global average across industries. The deployment of hybrid clouds […]


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