Busting SDN myths

Software-defined networking (SDN) is the hottest thing going today, but there is considerable confusion surrounding everything from the definition of the term to the different architectures and technologies suppliers are putting forward.

New avenues for growth

Reseller ME explores how partners can gain a competitive advantage by embracing software-defined networking (SDN) solutions.

Listening to the channel

Martin Gibbons, Director of Distribution EMEA, CommVault, explains channel initiatives and business focus for the company in the current year.

Interview: VMware cloud R&D chief

VMware’s VCloud Hybrid Service, when launched in May last year, was considered to be a game-changer for the company. Ray O’Farrell, Head of R&D, VMWare, speaks about why hybrid is the future and how VMware is going to play its cards in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service space.

Kingdom connect

Saudi Arabian Airlines have provisioned a $1 billion deal to implement the IT infrastructure for King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia. James Dartnell reports from the development to find out how the airline’s privatised IT arm aims to inspire the next generation of Saudis.

Global ambitions

Reseller ME finds out how Global Distribution plans to grow to the next billion in the next three to four years.

To your health

SEHA’s move from a paper-based record system to the new Malaffi electronic medical record system was no small feat. The system delivers a completely integrated system and is considered a large implementation by international standards.

Integrating with best practices

Given the rapid development of Data integration technologies over the last decade, it is difficult to know what the best practices are for each DI technique. Additionally, the desire to integrate quickly to keep up with the growing trend has some enterprises sacrificing quality data integration for quick implementation.

The draw of NAS

Given the heavy cost of cloud services, Network Attached Storage has emerged as a cost-effective solution for SMBs looking to store their data. We take a look at the benefits of NAS and how it can be used as a flexible tool within an organisation.

State of the union

Sreedhar K. Reddy, Director of IT, Aldar, and his IT team took advantage of their corporate merger to streamline administrative processes, and upgrade systems, among other tasks. The result – a corporate merger that stands as an example for businesses worldwide.

Emerging vendors: Comarch Middle East

The Middle East region has grown to be an important hub for ICT solution providers over the years. Infrastructure growth and fast adoption to new technologies have changed the face of many countries in the region. Global players and entrepreneurs are finding it impossible to ignore the opportunities present here.

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