CIOs’ ears perked up a couple of months ago when Gartner declared that in-memory computing (IMC) is racing towards mainstream adoption, and that CIOs must reskill their teams if they want to fully exploit it.
It was about time that the Bank of Beirut updated its manual filing processes, which included copying and storing files related to account openings, loans, customer inquiries, and banking vouchers.
Not what the doctor ordered
Though he derives his inspiration from his family with 11 doctors so far, medicine wasn’t on Thameem Rizvon’s prescription. The …
When the Commercial Bank of Dubai’s storage capacity was running out, it faced a dilemma familiar to many — increase capacity and face the maintenance costs, or take on a complete technology refresh.
Software AG-acquired Terracotta is making big moves in Big Data; its in-memory tools have seen 2.5 million deployments. Chief evangelist Gagan Mehar talks to CNME about the hype surrounding Big Data and the company’s love/hate relationship with SAP’s in-memory technology, HANA.
Actifio and Spectrami launch Middle East’s first Customer Experience Centre in Dubai
Copy data management company, Actifio, and dedicated Middle East partner, Spectrami, have launched a Customer Experience Centre in Dubai dedicated to enhancing the customer experience for their wide breadth of partners and users… More pictures inside.
Quickly expanding strategic investment company, Tawazun, recently teamed up with Huawei in order to commit to its mission to develop the UAE’s defence sector. The company deployed Huawei’s IPv6-based solution across its vast industrial site, as it aims to ensure faster surveillance response times, a stronger technological backbone, and the capabilities for flexibility and expansion.
MVNO can do
With Saudia Arabia’s telecoms regulator, the CITC, set to award the country’s first three mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) licences in the coming quarter, Ben Rossi examines why — contrary to other regions — they are yet to play a major part in the Middle East’s telecoms industry.
The Middle East is a strong growth market with a knack to leap-frogging technology and delivering impressive implementations. CIOs have been deploying solutions and applications which are keeping the region relevant, and though most global brands have a presence here, the landscape owes much to locality.
Here to stay
As a relatively new entrant in the Middle Eastern market, GFI Software could be forgiven for not knowing its audience. But at its second Middle East Partner Conference, GFI and sole distributor Comguard showed that the vendor had made a happy home out of the region.
Out on display
With its new display centre in Bur Dubai, MaxTouch Computers is hoping to convince partners that its new line of display products is worth investing in.
The spaghetti incident
In 2009, DP World in the UAE decided to set up its own IT department separate from the shared services …
Ticking time bomb
The last year has shown more than ever how careful businesses need to be with their data. However, recent reports …
Unstructured data: Can you crack the code?
A simple motive for code cracking has always been the benefits of what lies beneath the complexity. As with the universe-load …