Tom Paye

Low-hanging fruit

If you’re going to indulge in some vendor-bashing, why not go for the low-hanging fruit?

Rides and drives: Can Uber thrive in the Middle East?

The Uber app, which provides high-end taxis to users’ GPS locations, launched in Dubai this September. But in the face of growing legal concerns, will the impressive technology behind Uber’s service be enough to secure regional success?

CIO Spotlight: The best of home

Using the high-octane approach to IT found in his hometown of Manila, the University of Wollongong in Dubai’s Joseph Aninias has emerged to become one of the most respected IT heads in the UAE.

The dus and don'ts of social media

Following two days of social media meltdown, du came back to its customers with an option to opt out of new, higher-priced packages. Tom Paye asks, does this prove the power of social media?

Quick as a flash

Many businesses are doing away with their traditional storage systems, opting instead for all-flash arrays.

Review: Sony Xperia Z Ultra

Sony has brought out the big guns with its Xperia Z Ultra. But given the device’s 6.4-inch display, is it simply too big for everyday use?

Dimension Data expands relationship with Citrix

In a move to broaden its scope across solutions surrounding client computing, cloud, networking, data centre and enterprise mobility, Dimension Data has expanded its global collaboration with Citrix.

The open-source network

A brand new network built using free tools sounds great on the face of it, but what are the pitfalls? CNME investigates.


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