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 14348SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

Pure Storage announces innovations to help customers keep pace with AI’s rapid evolution

0 27AI Storage as-a-Service and other solutions showcased at //Accelerate deliver the best foundation for AI and cyber resilience.

Pure Storage introduces new innovations to its platform to help customers keep pace with AI evolution

0 41Pure Storage, the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technologies and services, has announced new capabilities …

Enhancing security operations with AI-Driven SOC insights

0 34Bob Hansmann, Sr. Product Marketing Manager – Security at Infoblox addresses the urgent need for innovative solutions to bolster SOC efficiency and resilience in the face of evolving threats.

IFS to acquire Copperleaf

0 50Expanding customer value through Copperleaf’s Advanced Decision Analytics Software for Asset-Intensive Industries and IFS’s Leadership in Enterprise Asset Management.

Interview: AUH 6 supports Khazna’s goal to lead the market in eco-friendly data center operations

0 84Abdulmajeed Harmoodi, VP Engineering and Development at Khazna Data Centers , tells Anita Joseph how AUH 6 is a cornerstone of …

Opinion: Pragmatic innovation reduces risk while building competitive advantage

0 51Savio Tovar Dias, Vice President – Avaya Customer Experience Services, Avaya International In today’s business landscape, the most significant challenge …

80% of organisations agree that inadequate or outdated technology is holding back innovation

0 141New report from NTT DATA highlights importance of robust infrastructure lifecycle management to improve business continuity and reduce operational risk as 94% C-suite executives believe legacy infrastructure is greatly affecting business agility.

Westcon-Comstor expands AWS Marketplace programme to Gulf region

0 144Partners in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait gain a simplified route to transacting software products from Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Check Point Software, F5 and Zscaler in AWS Marketplace.

ESET launches AI Advisor to enhance threat detection and response

0 367ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, is proud to introduce ESET AI Advisor, an innovative generative AI-based cybersecurity assistant that transforms incident response and interactive risk analysis.

AmiViz partners with Bitsight to enhance Cyber Risk Management in the Middle East

0 388AmiViz, the first B2B enterprise marketplace for the cybersecurity industry in the Middle East, is proud to announce its partnership with Bitsight, the leader in cyber risk management.

Dell Technologies and Aramco to explore collaboration opportunities in emerging technologies

0 461Dell Technologies and Aramco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities in quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI), edge computing solutions, and advanced computing architectures.

Entrust announce the launch of its Citizen Identity Orchestration solution to streamline public service

0 462New Citizen Identity Orchestration solution from Entrust enhances the experience for digital public services, seamless border crossing, and more.

AVEVA unveils key learnings from AVEVA 2023 Sustainability Progress Report

0 442The first AVEVA Industrial Intelligence Index Report: A 2-in-1 publication to report on industrial needs and to give guidance on existing solutions through inspiring examples of successful and sustainable digital transformation.

du announce plans to launch Hyperscale Cloud and Sovereign AI services for Government entities

0 447du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), today announced it will deploy Oracle Alloy to offer hyperscale cloud and sovereign …

Zebra Technologies bringing Deep Learning Machine Vision to electric battery manufacturing processes

0 403Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a leading digital solution provider enabling businesses to intelligently connect data, assets, and people, will …
How can IT managers turn offices into attractive workspaces?

How can IT managers turn offices into attractive workspaces?

0 422In her insightful article, Ekta Puthran, Head of Sales for APAC & MEA – Collaboration at Barco, explores the best investments IT managers can make to foster productive hybrid working and create attractive, modern office spaces. She highlights how leading companies like Apple, Meta, Zoom, and Amazon are navigating the complexities of hybrid work and the importance of creating appealing workspaces without resorting to mandates that could demotivate staff.

ServiceNow announces plans to launch UAE Cloud in 2025

0 475ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the AI platform for business transformation, today announced plans for a ServiceNow UAE Cloud, hosted on Microsoft …

Opinion: What steps IT managers need to take to turn offices into attractive workspaces – Ekta Puthran, Barco

0 418Ekta Puthran, Head of Sales APAC & MEA – Collaboration, at Barco, has written an op-ed, in which she outlines …

“Our partnerships make us uniquely qualified to help our customers on their AI journey.” Gio Albertazzi – Vertiv CEO

0 447While artificial intelligence (AI) use cases are growing at an unprecedented rate, expert information is scarce for pioneering data centers. …

Epicor partners with Climatiq to introduce carbon calculations into its ERP platforms

0 375Epicor, a global leader of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced at Epicor Insights Europe 2024 its collaboration with …

NTT DATA appoints Thembeka Ngugi as Head of Marketing & Demand Generation

0 401NTT DATA recently announced the appointment of Thembeka Ngugi as the company’s Head of Marketing & Demand Generation for NTT DATA Middle East & Africa.

Epicor RVP highlights the need for manufacturers to meet changing demands in the KSA

0 341CNME Editor Mark Forker sat down with Vibhu Kapoor, Regional Vice President of the Middle East, Africa & India at Epicor, to find out what the challenges and opportunities are facing manufacturers across the KSA. 

AHAD expands cybersecurity offerings across META

0 508A notable aspect of this expansion includes amplifying AHAD’s capabilities to deliver holistic cybersecurity solutions customised powered by AI & Innovative solutions for the unique requirements of META businesses.

“Collaboration between IFS and PwC UK is a commitment to a sustainable and transparent ecosystem” – Mark Moffat, IFS

0 307IFS, the leading technology innovator in cloud and Industrial AI software, and professional services firm PwC*, a recognised Global Leader …

“The pace of change in manufacturing in the KSA will be rapid, and will require new ways of thinking” – Vibhu Kapoor, Epicor

0 365CNME Editor Mark Forker spoke to Vibhu Kapoor, Regional Vice President Middle East, Africa & India at Epicor, to find …

Rewardz People Leaders’ Form marks global leadership in tech-driven employee experience

0 310Rewardz People Leaders’ Summit in Middle East Marks Decade of Global Leadership in Tech-Driven Employee Experience.

Sophos uncovers Chinese espionage campaign in Southeast Asia

0 436Chinese Attackers Leverage Previously Unseen Malware for Espionage and Persistence.

OPSWAT’s Roundtable shines light on the Zero Trust Approach to Protecting Critical Environments

0 63OPSWAT, a global leader in perimeter defense cybersecurity and pioneer of Deep CDR technology, hosted an incisive roundtable recently, on …

Equinix highlights their approach to multicloud networking during Data Center Tour

0 448CNME Editor Mark Forker was in attendance at an exclusive Equinix Data Center Tour, which was held at the DX3, …

BD holds Healthcare Summit in efforts to build resilience and sustainability in regional ecosystems

0 527Experts discuss important challenges and presented solutions for building the region’s healthcare systems of the future.
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