IoT World

CNME hosts inaugural IoT World forum

Last month, CNME hosted the inaugural edition of its IoT World conference at the Habtoor Grand Hotel in Dubai, to discuss one of the biggest trends that is transforming the IT landscape – the Internet of Things.

Ready to roll

Osama AlHaj-Issa, Regional Channel Sales Director, Middle East and Turkey, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, on the integration and channel benefits of the new partner programme.

The art of defence

We caught up with Tyson Macaulay, Chief Security Strategist and Vice President, Security Services, Fortinet, during his recent visit to Dubai to talk about a range of security issues surrounding the IT landscape.

Mobile dilemma

Jacob Chacko, Business Lead, SMB and Commercial, Middle East and Turkey, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, delves into the data security challenges that non-malicious threats such as mobile devices bring to finance industry players.

Rack by rack

Back once again for its third annual outing, CNME’s Data Centre Build roadshow reached Riyadh, Doha and Dubai, drawing in scores of IT decision-makers and industry figureheads to reflect on how to design and optimise the vital foundations of IT infrastructure. We report from the Dubai leg of the conferences.

Cool, calm, connected

When planning a getaway, most travellers fantasise of ice cold beverages on the beach, relaxing massages and thowing their smartphone into the ocean. The reality is, however, that modern holiday-makers can rarely ditch their devices completely. When they need to connect, they demand speeds that will get them away from the screen and back on the beach.

Reseller ME Partner Excellence Awards 2015 tomorrow

Reseller Middle East’s Partner Excellence Awards in its sixth edition, pay tribute to the commitment and achievements of the industry players in the regional channel ecosystem. The event is scheduled to take place on 3rd June at Jumeirah Beach Hotel from 7pm onwards.

Speed up

When applications lag behind, businesses will pay the price. However, when it comes to determine the cause of the slowdown, the waters can become a little bit muddied. The key to optimising applications is to assess where the issue lies, and determining the appropriate solution.

Bring your own decision

As mobility becomes essential in business operations, enterprises need to decide how to handle their employee base when it comes to device usage in the workplace. Be it employer-provided devices or BYOD, enterprise mobility plans need to be both robust and adaptive.

Harnessing Gigabit Wi-Fi

The newest version of the 802.11 standard – 802.11ac – is ready for prime time. The official IEEE standard is finished, and price and performance are significantly improved over 802.11n products. We look at what it takes to make the transition to 802.11ac.

What to consider as you prepare for the transition to 802.11ac.

The best laid plans

The pressure on CIOs to increase capacity and agility of their network infrastructures has been palpable this last year. The bad news is that this pressure is only going to increase for the next year. The good news is that businesses and organisations stand to benefit greatly – if they have a plan.


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