ISSUE # 6

60mins Day 3 – PM (2018)

What’s Inside

Demand for tech-savvy professionals are on the rise: Careers UAE

0 17The demand for digital and tech-savvy recruits are on the rise across the UAE as the country evolves into a test bed for global development of artificial intelligence (AI).

Microsoft spotlights rising security challenges in Kuwait’s banking sector

0 15Microsoft has recently held the ‘Banking Edition’ of its CISO Executive Series - an even tailored for the security leaders in Kuwait's banking industry.

BIOS Middle East named as Veeam’s “VCSP Partner of the Year”

0 25Managed Cloud Provider BIOS ME has been recognised as “The VCSP Partner of the Year” by Veeam Software at the recent 2019 Veeam Partner Summit held in Lebanon.

Dubai Electronic Security Center tooffers opportunities at Careers UAE

0 30Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has announced its participation in the upcoming Careers UAE 2019 for the 4th consecutive year.
Chris Dale, Certified Instructor, SANS

Certified SANS Instructor Chris Dale discusses the security skills gap

0 25Certified SANS Instructor Chris Dale shares insights into how to address the current cybersecurity skills gap and how to reinvent the way security is viewed.

Dubai announces first-ever fully digital property rental solution

0 52Dubai Asset Management has rolled out phase one of the first fully digital and paperless property rental experience in partnership with Smart Dubai.

UAE highlights complexities in FinTech industry

0 50UAE Banks Federation (UBF) and Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) have hosted a joint forum on FinTech and crypto assets.

VAD Technologies, Boole Server sign strategic partnership

0 35Global provider of data-centric solutions Boole Server has announced a strategic collaboration with VAD Technologies, an IT and technology value-added …

Education is key to staying cyber-resilient: Westcon-Comstor execs

0 160Westcon-Comstor group MD Steve Lockie and Westcon Security director Ian Jones sat down with Security Advisor ME to discuss why continuous education is vital for staying ahead of the “bad guys."

Gulf IT Distribution spotlights “partner-focused and customer-centric” growth strategy

0 145With a mission of delivering high value security offerings, Gulf IT Distribution is committed to its “partner-focused and customer-centric” strategy. The team at the UAE-based VAD sat down with Security Advisor ME to discuss how they are primed to address the growing security demands in the region.
Krishnan Gopi, chief disruption officer, GEMS Education

“2019 Gartner Symposium the best I’ve attended”: GEMS CDO

0 91GEMS Education’s chief disruption officer Krishnan Gopi says the 2019 Gartner Symposium was the best he’s yet to attend thanks …

VIVA Bahrain to deploy Gemalto’s eSIM management solution

0 122Gemalto has partnered with VIVA Bahrain, to supply them with a remote subscription management platform that enables customers to instantly activate a mobile connection for devices fitted with an eSIM.

MEA PC market outlook remains bleak: report

0 86The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market has declined 5.0 percent year on year in Q4 2018, according to the latest insights from IDC.

Saudi-based developer buys “world’s largest 3D construction printer”

0 111Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction and Development Company has reportedly purchased the world’s largest 3D construction printer.
UAE

Dubai among world’s smartest cities: report

0 103Dubai is among the top five cities in the world offering a positive experience for its population through smart technology, according to the latest Smart Cities Index.

Du, Telstra partner to offer dedicated video connectivity to MBC

0 84du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has announced a new video contribution solution in partnership with Telstra, a telecommunications …
F5 Networks CEO Francois Locoh Donou

F5 Networks acquires open-source software firm NGINX

0 155Francois Locoh-Donou, F5 Networks F5 Networks and NGINX have announced a definitive agreement under which F5 will acquire all issued …

“Gartner Symposium a great advisor across industries”

0 145  OSN’s IT director Ronald D’sa says that 2019 edition of the Gartner Symposium in Dubai was a fantastic learning …

“CIOs must get fair deals with vendors”: Gartner

0 141  Gartner analyst and senior director Roberto Sacco says that relationships with vendors must be managed carefully to ensure a …

“Culture change key to digital transformation”: IT expert

0 155    Al Fardan Exchange’s group head of IT Shafique R. Ibrahim says he was hugely impressed with sessions on …

“I left the Gartner Symposium with a lot of inspiration”

0 140  ENOC’s retail communications manager Rania Nazmy says the 2019 Gartner Symposium in Dubai has given her fresh ideas about …

Global fintech investments reach $112 billion

0 185Global financial technology (Fintech) funding rose to $111.8 billion in 2018, up 120 percent from $50.8 billion in 2017, according to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report.

Spotify files antitrust complaint against Apple

0 143Spotify has filed a complaint with EU antitrust regulators against Apple, saying the iPhone maker unfairly limits rivals to its own Apple Music streaming service, Reuters reported.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Antonio Neri

HPE to flaunt “everything-as-a-service” at Discover More

0 125Hewlett Packard Enterprise president and CEO Antonio Neri will is set to make a major announcement at the firm’s upcoming …

Dubai most attractive FDI destination for AI and robotics

0 202Dubai has attracted more than $21 billion worth of foreign direct investments (FD) for artificial intelligence and robotics projects from 2015 to 2018.

Facebook suffers major global outage

0 139Facebook users around the world have reportedly encountered problems logging into and posting on the site as well as on Instagram and WhatsApp.

World famous hacker to deliver keynote at Dubai event

0 240World famous hackers, and in some cases, infamous, names in cybersecurity will descend to Dubai for GISEC.

Three reasons to opt for a converged customer and workforce experience

0 306Natalie Keightley, Avaya International How do you give your customers a personalised, positive experience with every interaction, while also optimising …

Help AG CFO on how partners can be cash-flow positive

0 158Frank Docot, Help AG Frank Docot, chief financial officer, Help AG, explains how channel partners can ensure they don’t find …
AI, security, Dubai

Why partners should bet on services

0 155Mike Herman, Palo Alto Networks Mike Herman, vice president, EMEA Channels, Palo Alto Networks, elaborates on channel partner trends that …
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