In the driving seat

Benvir Padda has never been one to take things easy and see where he ends up. From a young age, the Legatum IT chief always made sure that things were never left to chance.

Broadcast the passion

Striving to keep up with a high-achieving family, Ali Radhi, Head of IT, MBC, has relied on his relentless passion for technology to find professional success.

Thirst for knowledge

Neil Menezes’ journey to becoming Group Director of Information Technology Operations at Jumeirah Group was a series of personal highlights, which saw an initial interest in computer games transform into a thirst for networking expertise.

The age of the customer

Customer experience has emerged as one of the telecom industry’s hottest segments, as telecom service providers as strive to retain customers in the face of tough competition. Victoria Strand, President of Ericsson GCC & Pakistan, explains the importance of improving customer experience as a way to win and retain customers.

Malicious mobility

From paying bills on our smartphones to banking on our tablets, we are living more and more of our lives on our mobile devices. However, with all of this agility comes a measure of concern.

SEC: Powering up

The Saudi power utility company uses end-user IT analytics to transform user experience and gain real-time visibility into the IT environment.

Managing the cloud

As storage and computing power move from traditional bare-metal solutions, the next step is to find managing software that maintains the resource conservation, cost savings and agility that is the very draw of cloud computing. CNME investigates the benefits of open-source cloud management and what to look out for when choosing a management solution.

Serving the connected customer

Hozefa Saylawala, Regional Sales Director, Middle East Region, Enterprise Mobility Solutions Business, Motorola Solutions, says retailers have an opportunity to approach the technologically integrated customer by implementing the right solutions.

Framing the future

On 8th April, IBM celebrated the 50th anniversary of System/360, its mainframe system which transformed the computing world. James Dartnell reports from the Mainframe50 conference in New York City where the infrastructure giant celebrated the milestone with the release of new cloud and Hadoop services.

Staying current in the cloud

As the region moves forward with cloud computing, Systems Integration specialists and IT consultants will need to reexamine their roles. While some professionals may be nervous about the change, staying current with cloud technologies is key to maintaining revenue streams.

Guardian of information

Premchand Kurup, Chief Executive Officer, Paramount, shares trends in information security and how it impacts the systems integrator’s business.

Big prospects

Reseller ME finds out how the channel players can penetrate the Big Data space to offer value-added services in the region.

Harnessing gigabit Wi-Fi

The fifth generation of Wi-Fi has arrived. This has left organisations with the decision of whether to transition to the newer, faster, wireless networking standard. Is the new version of the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard ready for prime time?


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