du swoops Green prize at Asia Communication Awards

du recently announced that it is the recipient of The Green Award from the Asia Communication Awards, in recognition of its extensive green initiatives. The award was received by AbdulMajid Harmoodi, Director of Electro Mechanical Division, du, during a ceremony held at the Conrad Centennial, Singapore.

R&M commits to R&D of the 40GBASE-T data centre

Swiss structured cabling specialist, R&M Middle East, Turkey and Africa, today announced its active contribution to the research and development of the 40GBASE-T data centre cabling standard through its involvement with international standardisation bodies and measuring equipment manufacturers.

Everything and all

Cisco is in the hefty transition between networking giant and total IT company. At Cisco Live! 2013 in Florida, it claimed the vehicle to get it there will be a new business group and partner ecosystem revolved around the ‘Internet of Everything’. Ben Rossi reports.

WD offers “ultimate mobile storage solution”

WD today announced the availability of the My Passport Ultra line of portable hard drives, which combine additional layers of data protection with super-fast USB 3.0 connectivity, a slim, compact design and four colour choices to offer mobile consumers the safest and easiest way to protect their digital content while travelling.

Red Hat reveals new VP for global strategic alliances

Red Hat today announced that it has named a new vice president of Global Strategic Alliances. Scott Musson, previously of VMware, will be responsible for Red Hat’s global alliance, system integrator and independent software vendor (ISV) relationships, and will manage Red Hat’s strategic relationships with HP, IBM, Dell and Cisco.

Do-it-yourself Big Data

Gulf Air shunned the expensive solutions of the big vendors jumping on the Big Data bandwagon, and became the first Middle East organisation to implement the technology by embracing open-source software with an in-house team.

You have 1 new hack request

If 3,370,780 UAE residents use Facebook, and 80 percent of those replicate their passwords for other accounts, then the opportunity for cyber theft and hackers to infiltrate personal accounts is extremely high.

BYOD: Who's in control?

As more employees demand to use their personal devices for work, IT managers are struggling to both accommodate them and safeguard confidential company data.


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