CNME Staff

Future digital worlds

Last month, the latest edition of the Gartner Symposium gathered more than 500 Chief Information Officers, Senior IT executives and other key decision makers from a wide variety of industries to discuss the growth of Digital Business.

Fit for a king

Although Saudi Arabia’s King Faisal Foundation instigates a host of positive outbound interactions, the same could not be said of its internal communications. That was until Chief Technology Officer Hazem Jarrar began a fresh unified communications implementation that has transformed the way the company does business.

Cisco calls on ME organisations to embrace the IoE era

Ahead of the inaugural Internet of Things Expo (IoTX) 2015, taking place in Dubai on the 8th and 9th June 2015, Cisco executives called for Middle East organisations to embrace the Internet of Everything (IoE) Era by adopting strategies to become fully digitised.

IFS Applications 9 launched

IFS has recently launched the IFS Applications 9, the new core version of its extended enterprise applications suite. IFS Applications 9 delivers customers true business agility by bringing them closer to their business and by providing them with the flexibility to capitalise on change.

Fujitsu, KAU delivers new HPC system

King Abdulaziz University (KAU) and Fujitsu recently announced the delivery of a new supercomputing system. KAU switched on the system, and in so doing, inaugurated a Centre of Excellence that will support the many researchers and scientists affiliated with KAU.

Embracing mobile

Enterprise mobility strategies have dramatically changed during the last few years and as a result, the IT industry’s perception of mobility is significantly more positive. But what is behind this shift in perception? Dave Brooke, Executive Director, Client Solutions Emerging EMEA, Dell, clues us in.

F5 launches cloud-based WAF service in EMEA

During F5 EMEA’s Agility 2015 conference in Edinburgh, F5 Networks has launched a new cloud-delivered managed service in EMEA to defend against web application attacks and ensure compliance across dynamic cloud and data centre environments.

Interview: Marco Landi, President, Polycom, EMEA

With 25 years of history under its belt, workspace and video collaboration firm Polycom is still expanding globally and in the region. A recent change of CEO has spelled change, but creating a seamless collaboration environment is still its top priority. Marco Landi, President, Polycom, EMEA, took time out to discuss telepresence, security, and how the face of the workplace has changed.

The spectrum conundrum

The rapid growth in mobile broadband means operators need access to a sufficient amount of spectrum and the right bandwidth to achieve the required quality of service.

Strength in numbers

It can be painful for an organisation to admit that their systems have been breached by a cyber-criminal. However, as cyber-attacks become more aggressive, it is essential that data on cyber-criminality is shared and analysed. It may be that sharing this data, even among competitors, will be the key to protecting our most sensitive information.


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