As they look ahead to the new term, educational organisations need a powerful, automated, and manageable network infrastructure that can enable always-on, secure, and everywhere connectivity for users and devices. This is essential if we are to continue providing safe, seamless education that inspires future leaders. And while such institutions are always under financial pressure, choosing the right network solution can enable them to do far more with less and retain a competitive edge.
It’s up to every organisation across every industry to invest in modern data protection practices to minimise the impact of ransomware attacks. Viewing attacks as an inevitability is the first step towards creating a more cyber-secure culture, with employees who are more educated and aware of ransomware. At the same time, businesses need to have the right safeguards in place to minimise disruption, including anti-virus software and firewalls, plus continuous backup and recovery to offer adequate insurance against the crippling effects of ransomware.
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Sitecore Extends Collaboration with Microsoft to Power the Digital Future.
In his latest piece, Tamer Odeh, Regional Director at SentinelOne in the Middle East discusses the challenges faced by today’s security teams and best practices for threat hunting.
The hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market has been on a fast journey over the past few years. Starting as a hardware-centric market focused on the simplicity of procuring data-centre hardware and software in one fell swoop, it quickly shifted as software-centric technology vendors and customers alike realised the biggest value一and innovation一was in the software. This is probably not surprising to those closely following the HCI market now but then it was a big change in the IT industry, as it evolved to embrace software-defined offerings.
A network that can support the hybrid workplace and business agility is becoming an increasingly urgent need. We have now seen that a hybrid workplace model is the answer to the changes in how we communicate, live and work – changes that have only been accelerated by COVID-19. The mission-critical role of IT within this model means that organisations cannot afford the consequences of a poor performing network.
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Werno Gevers, Regional Manager at Mimecast Middle East, talks about the critical role of employee behaviour with regards to organisational security, and puts emphasis on the need for regular, effective and engaging cybersecurity awareness training to help employees avoid some of the common behaviours that could put them and the organisations at risk.
Increasingly ‘smart’ datacentres will lead to savings of over a billion metric tons of CO2 emissions over the next four years, IDC said. When the numbers are so large and the stakes are so high, CIOs and other executives will do well to take notice.
Technology’s role in the world has evolved into that of something which is expected to be ubiquitous, always-on and permanently available. The world simply will not accept ‘this page cannot be displayed’ anymore.
In her most recent byline, Reem Asaad, Vice President, Cisco Middle East and Africa discusses the dramatic changes to work methods pre-pandemic and during the pandemic will continue into the next wave of work and Cisco’s range of collaboration tools for business can help.
CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Hailey Yoon, Co-Founder and CTO of Dubai-based tech firm I021, in the latest series of our Women in Tech spotlight features, to find out how she is helping to break down outdated stereotypes for women in STEM positions, and how she is inspiring the next-generation to choose IT as their profession.
CNME Editor Mark Forker secured an exclusive interview with Thomas Veit, Vice President, Central Europe, Mitel, to find out how the global pandemic impacted the global unified communications leader, its strategy for growth in the MEA region – and the importance of the channel ecosystem in the company’s success.