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Editor’s Question: What are the latest developments you expect to see in the cloud market?

Alain Penel, Regional Vice President- Middle East, Fortinet, looks at the cybersecurity risks which increase as companies move to the cloud. Cloud adoption is adding new levels of performance, productivity and responsiveness to organisations but on the other hand, it increases the level of cybersecurity risk. And these risks can impact the entire network if […]

ThreatQuotient reaffirms commitment to the region with appointment of new Regional Director

As part of a global expansion, ThreatQuotient, a trusted threat intelligence platform innovator, is stepping up its commitment to the region with the appointment of Firas Ghanem as Regional Director – Middle East & Pakistan.   An industry veteran, Ghanem will be responsible for expanding the company’s presence in the region by continued investment in […]

Why partnerships in the cybersecurity sector are so important

Matt Walmsley, Head of EMEA Marketing – Vectra, explains why partnerships in the cybersecurity sector are so important. Many security teams are overwhelmed with the scale and ferociousness of digital threats. Threats are sneakier and more damaging and security operations centres (SOCs) are being worn down, investigating and stomping out incidents. No one vendor can […]

Channel Chief: Brett Candon, VP EMEA Channel, Exabeam

Creating an EMEA channel for the first time from a blank sheet of paper will be a career highlight for Brett Candon, VP EMEA Channel, Exabeam. He explains how he started a career in technology and what he thinks the next technology talking point will be. Describe your current job role and the parts that […]

Huawei appoints David Shi as Middle East Enterprise Business Group President

Driven by its commitment to help governments and industries with their Digital Transformation journeys across the Middle East, Huawei has announced the appointment of David Shi to the position of Regional Enterprise Business Group (EBG) President. The move is effective immediately and builds on the company’s plans to help shape the future of digital infrastructure […]

Dark data to waste up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxide this year

Digitisation can be part of the solution to climate change but storing digital data that is never used can also consume an enormous amount of energy and as a result produce CO2that need never have been wasted. Veritas estimates that 5.8 million tonnes of CO2 will be unnecessarily pumped into the atmosphere as a result […]

HPE appoints Ahmad Alkhallafi as Managing Director for UAE

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that Ahmad Alkhallafi has been appointed as Managing Director of HPE in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He will start with immediate effect and will work across HPE’s Dubai and Abu Dhabi offices. Under his direction, HPE will continue to work closely with government bodies and private sector organisations […]

Booz Allen Hamilton announces senior leadership team expansion

Booz Allen Hamilton continues to cement its market leadership position in the MENA region with strategic appointments to drive its business objectives. The firm has announced a series of senior promotions in 2020 to further enable transformation and resiliency and support MENA organisations’ core missions in rapidly changing environments. Johnny Ayoub has been promoted to […]

F5 Networks boosted by two acquisitions

F5 Networks, an application delivery specialist, has been boosted by two recent acquisitions. The acquisition of NGINX was finalised in May 2019, which significantly enhanced F5’s ability to deliver enterprise-grade services for all applications – traditional and modern – wherever built or deployed. NGINX stands out as a trusted open source leader in web and […]

Kodak Alaris and Namaa InfoLogistics partner to help accelerate Digital Transformation

Alaris, a Kodak Alaris business, has signed a strategic partnership with Namaa InfoLogistics, an Egypt-based IT solutions provider. The two companies will collaborate to jointly assist governmental and private sector organisations in Middle East and Africa intelligently automate complex business processes and drive greater efficiency in the workplace. The relationship will extend Kodak Alaris’ coverage […]

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