ISSUE # 381

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CNME April 2024


Giovanni Di Filippo, President of EMEA, ISG at Lenovo, outlines their strategic blueprint for the KSA, which includes their concept of 'AI for All'.
Omnix International
Walid Gomaa, CEO of Omnix International, discloses why the IT leader is focusing on Generative Conversational AI as they look to capitalize on the opportunities emerging in Saudi Arabia.
Jeff Lyndon, President and Co-Founder of Chinese gaming company iDreamSky, says the KSA's national commitment to gaming is completely unique.

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Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 13639SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

Starlink will showcase innovative technologies and solutions at GITEX Africa 2024

0 100Starlink will showcase innovative technologies and solutions at GITEX Africa 2024.

“The AI Security Essentials program gives security leaders a high-level overview on how to deal with AI” – Michael Heering, SANS Institute

0 97CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Michael Heering, VP of Marketing for EMEA & APAC, at SANS Institute during GISEC …

“Our portfolio is putting workers at the center of the intelligence ecosystem” – Vaibhav Vohra, Epicor

0 114Epicor, a global leader of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has unveiled its new Epicor Grow portfolio, an …

“We aim to offer a like-for-like migration process to new customers”

0 100Rajiv Ramaswami, CEO, Nutanix, held a group briefing at the Nutanix Next 2024 conference where he fielded questions relating to enterprise storage and the benefits of AHV migration journeys.   

Dubai-based Metaverse company Everdome unveils their new digital theater

0 140Dubai-based metaverse company Everdome unveiled their new metaverse Digital Theater, the latest expansion to their metaverse experience, which aims to …

Technology leaders celebrated at the GovTech Innovation Awards 2024

0 107CPI Media Group and hosted the 5th edition of the GovTech Innovation Awards 2024, at the Taj Exotica Resort …

Toshiba continues to satisfy the demand for high-capacity with new announcement

0 116Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has announced that Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has successfully achieved storage capacities of over …

Microsoft and G42 announce $1 billion comprehensive digital ecosystem initiative for Kenya

0 133Microsoft Corp. and G42 have announced a comprehensive package of digital investments in Kenya, as part of an initiative with …

Yealink Network Technology celebrates two-year partnership with ASBIS Middle East

0 201ASBIS recognized as Gold Distributor for its outstanding commitment and success in contributing to the growth of Yealink’s global distributor …

Interview: The Trusted Technology Partner

0 183Anta Joseph, Editor, caught up with Fadi Matta, Vice President, KSA at Mindware, to discuss how the company offers a unique …

“It’s all about running true hybrid multi-cloud as simply as possible”

0 145Rami Mazid, CIO at Nutanix, took the time to discuss the importance of efficient, hybrid multi-cloud capabilities and the issue of hyper-specialisation in cloud services. 

“We aim to deliver new and modern Kubernetes orchestrated applications”

0 190Lee Caswell, SVP of Products and Solutions Marketing at Nutanix, gave an overview of their latest plans including providing cloud-enabled services to partners amongst other envisaged programs at Next 2024 in Barcelona.

Lexar strengthens African presence; builds strong distribution network across continent

0 207Company’s award-winning portfolio fully geared to address the needs of Africa’s young and rapidly growing digital economy. Lexar, a leading …

Interview: Driving Sustainability

0 199Sanjay Borkar, Co-Founder & CEO – FarmERP, tells Tahawultech all about the company’s  innovative digital tools that help the farming …

“Artificial Intelligence is on everybody’s plate now” 

0 127Dave Gwyn, SVP Worldwide Channels, Nutanix led a group briefing at Next 2024 to highlight the upcoming announcements and developments at the conference relating to their channel infrastructure. 

Nutanix and NVIDIA collaborate to accelerate enterprise AI adoption

0 155Integration will bring together Nutanix’s automated and secure enterprise AI platform with NVIDIA NIM inference microservices for accelerated inference of state-of-the-art AI models.

Nutanix widens coverage for cloud native users with expanded project beacon

0 198Thomas Cornely, SVP of Product Management at Nutanix, discusses the benefits of Project Beacon in improving cloud infrastructure and plans for expanding its scope. 

Nutanix simplifies management of Kubernetes clusters anywhere to speed innovation

0 143Nutanix Kubernetes® Platform enterprise-ready cloud native stack helps customers run containerized applications across hybrid multicloud environments.

Nutanix and EDB partner to deliver a modern data platform

0 164With EDB on Nutanix Database Service, joint customers can accelerate their adoption of PostgreSQL to support transactional, analytical, and AI applications at scale.

Nutanix adds power monitoring to help customers track sustainability progress

0 155New Power Consumption Dashboard visualises platform power consumption to support environmental initiatives.

Regional gaming industry poised for an exciting future

0 151Chantelle Tavid, Head of Marketing-MENA, Turkey & CIS, NVIDIA, on how the company is using AI to tap into the opportunities offered by the gaming market

Veeam 2024 cloud protection trends report provides insight into data protection strategies

0 168New report shows the top drivers impacting data protection strategies are organisations’ desire to integrate cyber technologies with data protection and backup,​ and an improved, consistent protection of cloud-hosted workloads​.

Nutanix accelerates enterprise adoption of generative AI

0 194Company delivers an Enterprise AI foundation in collaboration with NVIDIA, Hugging Face, and ecosystem of partners to speed time to value for on-premises use cases.

Nutanix accelerates hypervisor innovation to drive enterprise modernisation

0 162New AHV features and deployment options ideally suited for large-scale enterprise environments.

Nutanix and Dell Technologies collaborate on new joint solutions for hybrid multicloud

0 200Companies announce product and go to market collaboration to give customer choice for traditional and modern workloads.

Interview: AI-Powered Security

0 253Anita Joseph, Editor, CPI Media Group caught up with Ahmad Halabi, Managing Director at Resecurity, to find out how the …

Interview: Mozn Chief Operating Officer is ‘FOCAL’ about the need for AI in the finance sector

0 131CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Malik Alyousef, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer at Mozn to learn more about their …

ServiceNow showcases Gen AI avatars using NVIDIA software

0 150At its recent annual customer and partner event, Knowledge 24, ServiceNow showcased AI avatars of the future together with NVIDIA, leveraging …

SAMENA Telecommunications Council Leadership Summit discusses key emerging technologies for digital development

0 341Huawei continues to reaffirm its commitment to collaboration & technology advancement at the event The 2024 edition of the SAMENA …

“AI gives customers the power they never had before” – Lothar Renner, Cisco

0 380CNME Editor Mark Forker managed to secure an exclusive interview with Lothar Renner, Managing Director, Security Sales and Engineering for …
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