CNME March 2016

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Security Operations Centres to face greater challenges in the coming year

0 14295SOCs to face greater challenges from cybercriminals targeting governments and media.

80% of organisations agree that inadequate or outdated technology is holding back innovation

0 34New 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 43Partners 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 271ESET, 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 294AmiViz, 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 359Dell 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 369New 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 347The 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 359du, 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 327Zebra 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 349In 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 403ServiceNow (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 340Ekta 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 380While 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 309Epicor, 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 359NTT 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 299CNME 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 470A 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 267IFS, 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 325CNME 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 268Rewardz 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 361Chinese Attackers Leverage Previously Unseen Malware for Espionage and Persistence.

Equinix highlights their approach to multicloud networking during Data Center Tour

0 422CNME 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 479Experts discuss important challenges and presented solutions for building the region’s healthcare systems of the future.

Starlink Roadshow 2024 forges a remarkable path for innovation

0 415Wraps up an exceptionally successful tour across the Middle East.

Westcon-Comstor promotes Callum McGregor to Chief Operating Officer role

0 484Expanded remit for the company’s Chief Financial Officer sees him assume leadership for IT, supply chain operations and ESG functions.

Cloudflare expands regional services to Saudi and 18 other new regions

0 379Cloudflare adds support for 19 new Data Localization Suite data processing regions.

Ransomware continues to cause mayhem as victims are unable to recover 43% of affected data

0 482Results of the Veeam 2024 Ransomware Trends Report find that cyberattacks not only impact organisations but have a negative human impact, as 45% of individuals cite increased workloads and 40% experience heightened stress levels post-attack.

New Confluent Global Report finds data streaming accelerates AI development and cuts costs

0 448Confluent survey: 45% of EMEA respondents say data streaming platforms have led to more product and service innovation in AI and ML development.

Infobip launches its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

0 387The global cloud communications platform also launched its first data centre in Riyadh, which is expected to support businesses, create numerous job opportunities, and contribute to the local economy.

Pure Storage makes strategic investment in visual AI company

0 319Pure Storage, the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage platform, and LandingAI, the leading visual AI …
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