Taking flight with M2M

With everything from luxury cars to home appliances expected to be connected through M2M applications in the coming years and to be linked to cellular networks, the ICT industry has come to grips with the fact that certain technology limitations will need to be overcome before M2M can truly take flight.

Strike while the iron is hot

Jyoti Lalchandani, Group Vice President and Regional Managing Director, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa, urges IT services firms to undertake a more strategic advisor role.

Public progress

As a member of the company CEO office, HP’s Vice President of Worldwide Public Sector Programmes Suparno Banerjee is in the business of dealing with high-powered people. Recently in Dubai, he took time out to speak with CNME about his philosophy on transforming government through technology.

IRAN –‘an opportunity of a lifetime’

A raft of Iran sanctions will be lifted in the coming month, and a lot of market key players have expressed high hopes and great interest in the number of opportunities in the country. Asad Sayed, Channel Sales Manager, Acer Middle East, also sees the great potential in this development and discusses what awaits investors and channel players once the sanctions are lifted.

Interview: Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak, inventor of the Apple I and Apple II, led the second day of the 2015 Gartner Symposium and ITXpo in Dubai with an onstage interview that covered self-driving cars, the relationship between man and machine, and the future in a technology-enabled world. Wozniak sat down with CNME Editor Annie Bricker post-keynote to discuss the past, present and future of the digital world.

Embracing mobile

Enterprise mobility strategies have dramatically changed during the last few years and as a result, the IT industry’s perception of mobility is significantly more positive. But what is behind this shift in perception? Dave Brooke, Executive Director, Client Solutions Emerging EMEA, Dell, clues us in.

Investing in partners

Reseller ME chats with Bill Lipsin, VP, Worldwide Channel and Global Systems Integrator Sales, Brocade, about evolving channel dynamics and company strategy.

Interview: Marco Landi, President, Polycom, EMEA

With 25 years of history under its belt, workspace and video collaboration firm Polycom is still expanding globally and in the region. A recent change of CEO has spelled change, but creating a seamless collaboration environment is still its top priority. Marco Landi, President, Polycom, EMEA, took time out to discuss telepresence, security, and how the face of the workplace has changed.


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