ISSUE # 307

CNME August 2017

SEWA chairman Dr Rashid Alleem on the technological transformation of Sharjah's critical infrastructure

Interview: Polycom's Marco Landi
Polycom’s president for the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions, Marco Landi, shares his thoughts on the potential for video conferencing solutions in the GCC, and why traditional workspaces are being transformed by advancing work cultures and technologies in the APAC-EMEA territory.

What’s Inside

Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 3740SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

Korian Benelux future-proofs residential Care with AI-driven solutions

0 13Juniper Mist AI optimises users’ digital experiences with simplicity and reliability for residents and employees.

Group-IB exposes Chinese-speaking phishing gang behind scams impersonating UAE public bodies

0 8Group-IB reveals that a sophisticated Chinese-speaking phishing gang, known as PostalFurious, has been identified as the source behind a recent …

Secureworks aims to unify industrial cybersecurity with its latest solution

0 12Industrial organisations gain security resilience with unified detection and response for OT and IT with the Company’s award-winning MDR solution powered by Secureworks Taegis XDR.

Trellix appoints industry veteran to strengthen commitment to cybersecurity excellence

0 16Trellix reinforces its dedication to the Middle East with the appointment of Khaled Alateeq as Head of Sales for the …

Meeting customer expectations and combating fraud in retail

0 14Veronica Martin spoke to Paul Maguire, Head of Retail Delivery at Endava, to discuss the new expectations customers have, how …

Logitech’s takes centrestage at GITEX Africa 2023

0 21Logitech will showcase enterprise solutions at the pioneering event to help people and organisations to better navigate the ever-changing work landscape.

Ingram Micro expands distribution agreement with a new partner

0 28This expansion with Owl Labs will now cover the United Arab Emirates and Oman, with plans for further expansion into Bahrain, Qatar, and Kuwait.

GITEX AFRICA 23: “The work we do in Africa has always had a focus on advancing equity” – HP

0 21HP Inc is bringing its robust portfolio of products and services designed to deliver powerful hybrid experiences and workplace equity …

Orange Business renews contract to drive digital transformation project in Turkey

0 21Orange Business has renewed their contract with Arkas Holding for enhanced connectivity services that supports the digital transformation of Turkey’s …

GITEX AFRICA 23: UAE-based distributor launches new cloud marketplace

0 37Mindware has announced the launch of its cloud marketplace in Morocco, during the company’s participation at GITEX AFRICA 2023. The …

BEEAH aims to support the UAE’s COP28 ambitions

0 41Using the blockchain, the new standard will authenticate and incentivise recycling activity globally, enabling organisations to receive recycling credits and meet sustainability targets.

“We’re empowering companies to confidently explore the vast potential of AI” – Dataiku CEO

0 53Dataiku has unveiled their latest breakthrough release entitled Dataiku 12, which has been designed to empower their customers to explore …

GITEX AFRICA 23: Logitech launch ‘new logic of work’ concept

0 60Logitech’s ‘new logic of work’ concept will take centre stage at their stand during the inaugural GITEX Africa 2023. Logitech …

Tenable launches strategic partnership aimed at improving data-driven incident response

0 51Splunk names Tenable its strategic vulnerability management provider.

Redington promotes robust cybersecurity across African countries

0 52Redington is empowering partners to fortify their customers’ businesses with robust cybersecurity solutions and specialised security services across Africa.

SAS accelerates responsible innovation efforts with new collaborations

0 62Novel ethical AI health lab and expansion of data ethics team highlight investments.

Hub71 partners with Korean blockchain leader to drive start-up ecosystem

0 73Leading Korean blockchain developer WEMIX and Hub71, Abu Dhabi’s global tech ecosystem, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to …

PROVEN Robotics completes first of its kind ChatGPT integration

0 62The integration offers several benefits including improving Pepper’s natural language understanding and encouraging flexible and personalised communication.

Amazon Saudi launches new facility designed to support entrepreneurs

0 83Amazon Saudi has doubled its storage capacity following the launch of its new fulfilment centre in Riyadh.  The new facility …

Equinix opens its third datacentre in Dubai to support rapid growth across MENA

0 76Equinix has announced the opening of its third datacentre in Dubai, as part of the company’s efforts to support rapid …

Abu Dhabi entrepreneurship ecosystem gets $10.2 million in start-up funding

0 116Flat6Labs has announced that it will inject US$10.2 million in start-up funding as part of it efforts to enrich the …

BREAKING NEWS: Vector Capital announces Riverbed acquisition

0 72Leading private equity firm Vector Capital has announced it has agreed to acquire IT solutions provider Riverbed Technology. Riverbed’s existing …

Why AI and ML must be embedded inside a CISOs solution stack today

0 91Artificial intelligence moves systems towards human type decision making, while machine language churns data rapidly looking for patterns, improving the capability to block any threat actor.

Redington carves out cloud journeys across African markets

0 70The technology aggregator will be exhibiting at the first-ever edition of GITEX Africa in full force, accelerating transformation agendas and displaying a host of pioneering solutions and services, catering to the continent’s unique challenges.

Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy scouts Asia for tech start-ups

0 103Dubai Chamber of Digital Economy, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has successfully concluded a roadshow to …

“We are fully committed to creating a safer environment for our community” – TikTok MENA

0 58TikTok MENA hosted an insightful panel discussion which delved into the important topics of online safety and digital well-being for …

GfK study reveals key insights into new UAE consumer trends

0 91GfK, has conducted an extensive Consumer Life Study, unveiling invaluable insights into the concerns, preferences, and habits of consumers in …

Appknox enhances mobile app security in the Middle East with a new partnership

0 81Appknox joins forces with Bulwark Distribution FZCO, marking a significant milestone in the industry.

Ayden Report: 8 out of 10 shoppers in the UAE want better personalised offers

0 92Adyen, the global financial technology platform of choice for leading businesses, is publishing economic research that finds that retailers could …

“All of us are pulling in the right direction for a better tomorrow” – Frank Janssens, VP at KROHNE

0 84KROHNE has announced its membership of the global business coalition the Alliance for Industry Decarbonization. The 102 year old family-owned …
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