ISSUE # 10

60mins Day 5 – PM (2018)

What’s Inside

Dubai commuters can now get real-time bus updates on Google Maps

0 29Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a new collaboration with Google, which will see the tech platform run real-time updates of bus timetables on Google Maps.
HH Sheikh Hamdan

“Data is a key pillar in realising Dubai’s smart city vision”: Sheikh Hamdan

0 17“Data is a key pillar in the strategy to realise the vision to transform Dubai into one of the world’s smartest cities,” said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

McAfee announces substantial headway with its partner programme

0 27McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has announced substantial headway with its partner programme. Eight new partnerships and seven new certified …

Extreme Networks launches Cloud NOW roadshow in Dubai

0 27Extreme Networks has successfully kicked-off its inaugural Extreme Cloud NOW roadshow in the Middle East, with the first event held …
fintech talents

UAE leads $2.5 billion MENA fintech market: experts

0 44The UAE is leading the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)’s fintech market reaching a record-high of $2.5 billion by 2022.
Ma Yue, Vice President of Huawei Enterprise Business Group

Huawei shares plans for the “Intelligent World” of 2030

0 25Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but Huawei held its global Industrial …

World’s first-ever robot citizen to speak at regional conference in Dubai

0 53Sophia, the world’s first humanoid robot citizen, is set to speak at a specialised professional forum of internal auditors in Dubai.
riverbed kaust

KAUST partners with Riverbed to enhance digital learning

0 58King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), one of Saudi Arabia’s premier research universities, is collaborating with Riverbed on …
Etisalat has been named the most valuable telecoms brand in the Middle East

Etisalat strengthens cybersecurity unit with Help AG acquisition

0 76Etisalat has completed the acquisition of Help AG, a privately held regional company specialising in the delivery of cybersecurity solutions and services.

Ten emerging trends in telecom energy: Huawei

0 595G is coming. Telecom networks need to undergo these three significant changes: introduce new spectrums and technologies, a lot of …

StarLink, Juniper Networks ink distribution partnership

0 62StarLink, a value-added distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), has announced a distribution partnership with Juniper Networks, …

GovTech Innovation Awards 2020: Nominate now!

0 67The GovTech Innovation Awards 2020 are designed to celebrate and recognise digital leaders from the government sector that are helping …

People of Determination in UAE will soon have their dedicated social media app

0 71The app, called Inclusive, enables supporters of inclusion in local communities to connect, collaborate and promote the inclusion of People of Determination in the UAE.

Dubai RTA rolls out new digital initiatives for UAE Innovation Month

0 71The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has unveiled a plethora of innovative initiatives to mark the UAE Innovation Month.
Oman is making government employee training against cyber threats a higher priority

Hacking victims are uncovering attacks faster: FireEye

0 81The global median dwell time, defined as the duration between the start of a cyber intrusion and it being identified, …

ANKER Innovations takes part at IoT Middle East 2020 through Eufy Security

0 120Anker Innovations, through its brand eufy Security, will be sharing insights on the latest home and security solutions at the 5th Internet of Things 2020 on the 24th of February 2020 in Dubai.

Cloud technologies drive cybersecurity spending: study

0 119The rapid migration to cloud-based technologies is the biggest disrupter worldwide of operations and a key driver when organisations plan their spending increases, according to the results of the latest SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Spending Survey.

Khalifa University’s $5 million robotics challenge kicks off in Abu Dhabi

0 129The Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC 2020), organised by the Khalifa University of Science and Technology, is set to kick off its second edition this week.

Serco Middle East to transform customer experiences with ExperienceLab

0 89Serco Middle East has announced the launch of ExperienceLab, which is aimed at bringing end-to-end integrated experience research, design and delivery offering to the region.

Veeam unveils Availability Suite v10 with increased security features

0 112Veeam Software has announced the general availability of new Veeam Availability Suite v10, ushering in the next generation of data protection capabilities that increase data availability, portability, and extensibility.

Cobalt Iron taps VAD Technologies to distribute Compass

0 106Cobalt Iron Inc. has signed a new agreement with VAD Technologies to distribute Cobalt Iron’s enterprise SaaS data protection solution, …

Vectra eliminates alert fatigue with new solution

0 147To help organisations securely and successfully protect their network, Vectra AI has announced the release of Account Lockdown,.

Hiperdist to distribute BullGuard solutions in MEA

0 274Hiperdist has partnered with BullGuard, a cybersecurity firm with a dedicated focus on consumer and small office solutions, to distribute the vendor's offerings in the Middle East and Africa region.

AI is a key driver for digital transformation in Middle East: NetApp VP

0 211NetApp is enjoying fast-paced growth, according to Marc Montiel, NetApp's vice president for enterprise focus countries, which includes the Middle East.
Gil Vega, CISO, Veeam

Veeam Software appoints new CISO

0 150Veeam® Software announced that Gil Vega has been appointed Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  Vega, whose previous experience includes serving as …

Why getting rid of ROT data can help grow your business

0 166Big data holds the power to fuel transformational growth, yet, as a World Economic Forum report on ‘Data-Driven Development’ observes, we live …

ATAR Labs inks distribution partnership with Spectrami

0 136ATAR Labs has partnered with Spectrami, a value-added distributor specialising in cybersecurity and data management solutions, covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.

Saudi Arabia enables “holistic Hajj” journeys with smart tech

0 138Saudi Arabia is adopting smart technologies to help Hajj pilgrims at all stages of their religious journey, according to local media reports.
John Maddison, EVP of products and CMO, Fortinet

Fortinet and Equinix accelerate cloud connectivity

0 155Fortinet has announced that it is teaming with Equinix, a global interconnection and data center company, to accelerate cloud connectivity with …

Ericsson launches new AI-powered Network Services

0 139Ericsson has launched two new AI-powered offerings in its Network Services portfolio, enabling communications service providers to secure always-on networks and deliver optimal user experiences.
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