The following predictions from Havier Haddad, Channel and Alliances Director , Turkey, Emerging Africa & Middle East, EMC are highlighting the big trends, changes and issues affecting the EMEA technology channel in 2014 and covering what Haddad believes will happen in the industry over the next year.
SophosLabs’ trends to watch in 2014
Major technology developments over the last year—and a series of revelations about the National Security Agency that shook the international security community—made 2013 an interesting year. In highlighting the past year’s security events, we’ve considered some emerging trends we are likely to see in the coming year.
Brocade predicts 5 top Middle East IT trends for 2014
Marcus Jewell, vice president, EMEA at Brocade looks into his crystal ball to outline the top technology trends that Middle East enterprises should watch out for in 2014:
Cyber-crime will not stop for Christmas
Threats lurk within networks, endpoints or devices, often hidden in poorly configured settings or permissions, ineffective data governance, access management and usage policies. These unseen threats come from all perimeters of the organisation and major trends such as BYOD, big data, cloud, and mobile apps have increased the challenge faced by IT leaders.
Trend Micro reveals 2014 security forecast
Trend Micro has outlined its security predictions for 2014, and it has forecast that one major data breach will occur every month next year.
IDC announces Middle East 2014 IT predictions
IDC has released its predictions for the IT industry in 2014, and said it believes that Middle East spending will exceed $32 billion in the coming year.
Key Asian cloud suppliers to pit against each other
IDC predicts key Asian cloud suppliers will pit against each other resulting in a new leadership structure within the IT industry.
IBM lays plans to be a cloud storage broker
IBM is developing software that will allow organisations to use multiple cloud storage services interchangeably, reducing dependence on any single cloud vendor and ensuring that data remains available even during service outages.
IDC: IT managers shifting from servers to SaaS
IT managers want to cut the number of servers they manage, or at least slow the growth, and they may be succeeding, according to new data.
Time to face the facts
Network downtime translates to big financial losses for Middle East businesses, says Sufian Dweik, Regional Manager, MEMA, Brocade