Soaring threats

: In conjunction with Palo Alto Networks, CNME hosted a security roundtable for delegates from the aviation and logistics industries at the Habtoor Grand Hotel as part of its Security Strategist Conference in April, where IT leaders discussed the security issues their industry is facing.

Unified decision makers

In association with Alcatel-Lucent, CNME hosted a roundtable on Unified Communications at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. IT executives from a range of industries gathered to share their views on a technology that polarises opinion, and awaits widespread adoption.

Virtual networks

As a prelude to CNME’s Network World ME Awards 2014, delegates from Dell partnered with CPI to host a roundtable on network virtualisation at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on 24th March.

The promise of SDN

In partnership with CNME, delegates from Brocade hosted a roundtable at Jumeirah Emirates Towers on 24th March, which gathered a select group of IT leaders from around the region to discuss the future of Software Defined Networking and Ethernet Fabric.

It's all about mobile

Around 75,000 people descended on the Catalonian city for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, which showcased faster and more flexible mobile networks and shiny new smartphones, among other connected things.

Run different, run better

CNME’s Cognizant roundtable, held at the Habtoor Grand Hotel on February 19th, gathered some of the IT leaders in the region to discuss innovations in the industry, key data trends and market movements. Innovation was the word of the day as CIOs from around the region sat down to talk about time, budgets and moving forward.

Brave new world

Converged infrastructure has become a hot topic in recent months, with industry leaders putting forward bold new claims about the future of IT.

Fresh thinking

CNME’s fifth annual CIO 50 awards ceremony not only served as the perfect way to congratulate the region’s IT chiefs, but was also an esteemed forum for five keynote speeches from industry experts.

New responsibilities

As more security technologies have made the switch from analogue to Internet Protocol, lines between security and IT have blurred, with CIOs and IT heads becoming increasingly responsible for an organsiation’s security.

Enterprise apps in 2014: What's in store

If recent history is any indication, 2014 will be a busy year for the enterprise applications industry as vendors jockey for position and customers ponder moves from legacy ERP and CRM implementations to cloud-based services. Here’s a look at what some of the sector’s main players are likely to do as the year unfolds.

The LTE advantage

First-movers in LTE are likely to gain larger chunks of the telecoms market, Alcatel-Lucent told visitors to its annual Technology Symposium in New Jersey, United States. But what can the Middle East do with this information?


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