Sage strategy

With over a decade’s experience in the banking industry, Faizal Eledath knows that great results don’t come overnight. The National Bank of Oman Chief Information Officer has learned the value of comprehensively understanding a business and its employees before making rash decisions.

Building bridges

With a lack of communication and collaboration between on-the-ground workers and office staff, the ALEC (Al Jaber LEGT Engineering and Contracting) IT team set about establishing a self-service Intranet portal to streamline communications and optimise business processes.

Golden jubilee

Swiss cabling company R&M is celebrating a milestone this year. During its 50th year in operation, they are coming with solutions and expertise that fit the region’s booming investments. CNME sits down with CEO Michel Riva to see what is in store for the company this year.

Beneath the surface

Submarine cables are the unseen lattice that make communication across the globe possible. Their impact is felt by Internet and mobile users everywhere. How will this network of cables grow in the future?

The pursuit of partners

Value-added distributor, Granteq is seeking channel partners in the enterprise segment as it introduces IT solutions for the healthcare and finance verticals in the region.

Design for success

Reseller Middle East sits down with Gordon Yang, President, Zyxel, to discuss market opportunities at an event held for the company’s partners in Dubai.

The Midas touch

In an exclusive interview, Sami Abi Esber, President, Board Member, Midis Group, speaks to Reseller ME on the recently acquired managed services company, eHosting DataFort and the evolving role of a systems integrator in a virtualised environment.

Education on demand

The Technical Vocational and Training Corporation, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, lacked a solution to allow its 150 campuses to be connected with access to critical data and information. Huawei’s Cloud OS has since linked all campuses to a central educational resource portal.

Chink in the armour

IT security professionals have to find frailties in external security systems before cybercriminals – who can attack at an increasingly fast pace – seek to exploit them. With that in mind, it is paramount that security professionals are aware of common weak points.

Healthy foundations

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi won’t see its first patient until 2015. However, the clinic is already redefining healthcare in the region. Michael Reagin, CIO, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi explains some of the revolutionary technology and techniques the clinic plans to offer.

Everything connected

The Internet of Things (IoT) is undeniably on the rise. A future of connected devices feeding data into the cloud may bring untold benefits, however, the prospect also brings up some concerns.

Building blocks of the future

Last week, Schneider Electric discussed the importance of power consumption in Smart City development. We caught up with Thierry Chamayou, Vice President, IT Business, Middle East and Africa, and Philippe Arsonneau, SVP Global Sales, IT Business, for their take on the issue.

Data surge

Oman Electricity Transmission Company had disparate data centres and no solution to unify its business-critical information. Saif Albadi, Head of Network Administration, Information Technology, OETC, opted to implement Huawei’s modular data centre solution to allow remote monitoring of the company’s IT.

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