Mimecast study reveals threats posed by malicious insiders

Mimecast study reveals threats posed by malicious insiders

Mimecast released new data revealing that organisations globally believe they are their own worst enemy when it comes to cyber security, with 45% saying they are ill equipped to cope with the threat of malicious insiders and twice as many, 90%, calling malicious insiders a major threat to the organisations’…

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Avaya announces participation at Gitex 2016

Avaya announces participation at Gitex 2016

Avaya announced that it will showcase its latest innovations with multi touch communication capabilities at Gitex Technology Week 2016. Along with customers and partners, Avaya will demonstrate use cases for its solutions, highlighting how it is helping organisations in the Middle East achieve their digital transformation objectives. At Gitex 2016,…

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Avaya announces IP Office release 10

Avaya announces IP Office release 10

Avaya announced the latest version of the Avaya IP Office Platform, the unified communications solution for small and mid-size businesses. Avaya IP Office release 10 is available as a cloud, hybrid cloud, or premises-based deployment, allowing organisations to deploy new capabilities based on business need, while benefiting from enhancements in…

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A10 Networks joins Cisco Solution Partner Programme

A10 Networks joins Cisco Solution Partner Programme

A10 Networks announced that it has joined the Cisco Solution Partner Programme as a Solution Provider. The Internet of Everything continues to bring together people, processes, data and things to enhance the relevancy of network connections. As a member of the Cisco Solution Partner Programme, A10 Networks is able to…

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A10 report reveals hidden threats in encrypted traffic

A10 report reveals hidden threats in encrypted traffic

A surprising outcome of the growing use of encryption technology is an increase in cyber attacks, according to a new report from A10 Networks. Conducted in partnership with Ponemon Institute, the network security study Hidden Threats in Encrypted Traffic: A Study of North America & EMEA surveyed 1,023 IT and…

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STME acquires ISS, MEST and JAWA in Saudi Arabia

STME acquires ISS, MEST and JAWA in Saudi Arabia

STME acquired three companies in Saudi Arabia which will operate under the STME umbrella to broaden the company’s portfolio of services, solutions, and products. The three companies acquired are Integrated Security Solutions operating in the physical security domain, cyber security firm MEST and infrastructure solutions provider JAWA. “By acquiring ISS,…

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Cost of data loss for an organisation estimated at $914,000

Cost of data loss for an organisation estimated at $914,000

New findings from the EMC Global Data Protection Index 2016, an independent study by Vanson Bourne of enterprise backup in 18 countries around the world, revealed that, while businesses have been successful in reducing the impact of the four biggest traditional data loss risks, they are unprepared for new, emerging…

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Mimecast appoints Bulwark as distributor

Mimecast appoints Bulwark as distributor

Bulwark announced that they have partnered with Mimecast, an enterprise email archiving firm, to provide one-stop shop for email archives and data security solutions in the region. Bulwark will distribute Mimecast’s full portfolio of security, continuity and archiving products. Jose Thomas Menacherry, Managing Director, Bulwark Technologies said, “We are thrilled…

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Epicor builds new cloud partner programme

Epicor builds new cloud partner programme

Technology, the millennial workforce, and high percentage of small and medium businesses, are the principal drivers for the transformation happening to ERP applications across Africa and Middle East. For the new workforce, a combination of social, mobile, cloud is the new normal, and they expect the same experience to extend…

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Entersekt appoints IST Networks as reseller for Middle East and Turkey

Entersekt appoints IST Networks as reseller for Middle East and Turkey

Entersekt, a mobile enabled digital banking security provider, announced a partnership with IST Networks. Systems integrator IST now offers Entersekt’s Transakt technology to banks and other enterprises operating in the region. Transakt is a patented multi-factor authentication and app security product that provides protection from phishing and other attacks targeting…

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CMCS to resell TimeXtender and Qlik

CMCS to resell TimeXtender and Qlik

CMCS announced it has entered into a reseller partnership with TimeXtender, provider of Data Warehouse Automation software for Microsoft SQL Server. The agreement will enable CMCS to offer its clients in the Middle East, North Africa and India, TimeXtender’s DWA software alongside advanced solutions from Swedish business intelligence software developer Qlik.…

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Donors target North African women in agricultural technologies

Donors target North African women in agricultural technologies

The International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture launched the design phase of a new major regional programme to empower young Arab women scientists and leaders in agricultural research and development. Funded by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the design phase will lay the groundwork for…

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Kgosi Informatics, iNENSA join IFS African partner programme

Kgosi Informatics, iNENSA join IFS African partner programme

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, has appointed Kgosi Informatics of Botswana and iNENSA of Uganda as business partners in order to expand its reach in fast-growing markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. IFS will collaborate with the two companies to provide customers with enterprise resource planning, enterprise asset management and enterprise…

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New partner programme combines Cyberoam, Sophos

New partner programme combines Cyberoam, Sophos

Sophos, a global vendor in network and endpoint security announced a new partner programme for resellers in Africa and Middle East, to help channel partners achieve their growth objectives with competitive margins, dedicated marketing and sales support, deal registration protection, sales tools, training and certification and other programs. The core…

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