Mobile momentum

Citrix Synergy 2015, held from May 12-14 in Orlando, Florida, gathered thousands of customers, partners and executives to experience the company’s new offerings and updates. CEO Mark Templeton opened the event by sharing the company’s ‘Vision for IT Transformation.’

Get smart

Regional governments have a mandate to smarten up their services. If managed correctly, these smart services can go far in breaking down barriers between government agencies and their citizenship.

Bit and byte

Widely renowned as one of the top technology trade shows in the world, the 2015 edition of CeBIT played host to a range of internationally acclaimed companies and insider experts in Hannover, Germany. Among the highlights were SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott and a video link Q&A with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Code Halos

CNME and Cognizant hosted a roundtable discussion on cloud, mobility and other disruptive technologies in the industry. Transforming business models with digital technology was the topic of the day, as CIOs sat down to talk about the future of digitally-enabled business.

Untapped info

In association with CNME, research firm Gartner and HP hosted a roundtable packed with IT decision-makers to discuss the prospects of Big Data solutions in the Middle East.

Server shift

With Microsoft due to end support for its Windows Server 2003 server operating system in July 2015, time is running out for CIOs to make the jump to other alternatives. In association with Dell and CNME, the vendor hosted a roundtable which drew a mix of esteemed CIOs to discuss the key issues of a migration.

A different Dell

The 2014 Dell World Forum, held from November 4-6 in Austin, Texas, was met with some unseasonable weather. In spite of the rain, thousands gathered to see what Dell has in store and the company did what it always does in uncertain times – adapt.

Road to simplicity

As a prelude to CNME’s fifth annual ICT Achievement Awards, Dell partnered with CPI to host a roundtable discussion on Software-Defined Networking. Chief Information Officers from a range of verticals gathered to share their thoughts on the futuristic technology.

Dynamic defence

After a long summer break, CNME kicked off its long-anticipated event season with the return of the fifth annual Enterprise Security 360 Roadshow. Reaching Riyadh, Dubai and Doha, the show covered a range of issues that are never far from the thoughts of Middle Eastern CIOs. CNME reports from the UAE leg of the show.

Eastern promise

At its Cloud Congress in Shanghai, Huawei unveiled a range of exciting new products, as well as results of its ‘Global Connectivity Index’. Deputy Editor Annie Bricker reports from the gathering.

The problem with e-mail

Research has highlighted the increased danger of phishing scams from travel and banking websites as well as social media. Agari highlights the banks and industries that are most and least trustworthy.

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