The Edge Opportunity is Real, Yet Organizations in UAE Cite Hurdles to Unlocking Its Full Potential

The ability of organizations to realize business value from data increasingly depends on their capacity to collect, process, store and analyze it at the Edge, new research from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, suggests. As networks become increasingly congested with huge volumes of data generated from user and IoT devices, IT leaders are recognizing... Continue Reading →

Building a Human Firewall to Address Insider Threats

By Renée Tarun – Deputy CISO and Vice President Information Security at Fortinet During the first half of 2020, the FortiGuard Labs team found that evolving work environments and a greater reliance on personal devices presented new opportunities for cyber criminals to exploit enterprise networks. One method that threat actors have heavily relied on as of late is the... Continue Reading →

Nutanix Delivers Advanced Data Management Platform for Hybrid and Multicloud Environments

 Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in hybrid and multicloud computing, today announced the release of the first cloud agnostic multi-database management solution. Era 2.0 extends the Nutanix database management solution across clouds and clusters to simplify operations, with increased scale and reduced costs for IT and database teams. Additionally, Nutanix announced expanded support for Postgres... Continue Reading →

Cohesity Announces Strategic Collaboration with AWS to Deliver Comprehensive Data Management as a Service

Cohesity today announced that it has formed a strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to address the growing customer need for data management that is flexible, available, scalable, and reliable. Together, both companies are bringing to market a modern Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) offering unlike any other on the market today. The... Continue Reading →

ServiceNow Unveils “The Work Survey,” A Comprehensive Global View of COVID-19’s Impact on Work and the Opportunities Ahead for Business and Workforce Innovation

ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company that makes work, work better for people, today released The Work Survey, one of the most comprehensive global surveys to date on COVID-19’s impact on work and the opportunities ahead for a wave of digital innovation in how people work and businesses operate.  Executives and employees across... Continue Reading →

Fortinet Expands Network Security Expert Training Institute Offerings to Further Advance Security Skillsets

NSE Training Institute’s Certification Program Momentum Continues With More than Half a Million NSE Certifications Earned to Date    Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today introduced its new free Information Security Awareness and Training service for organizations looking to educate employees about the increasing risks of cyber... Continue Reading →

Veeam Acquires Kasten to Accelerate Protection of Kubernetes-Native Workloads On-Premises and Across Multi-Cloud Environments

Veeam and Kasten's Modern Data Management Platform Will Speed the Production Deployment of Container-based Applications Veeam® Software, the leader in Backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management™, today announced it has acquired Kasten, the market leader for Kubernetes Backup and Disaster Recovery, in a cash and stock transaction valued at $150M. According to 451 Research, part... Continue Reading →

New Report Illustrates Need for Hybrid Cloud Solution Enabling Consistent Operations Across Multiple Clouds

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced findings of a new report analyzing key challenges and opportunities with hybrid cloud adoption. While most see hybrid cloud as the ideal IT model, the report showed that many struggle to adopt it — with 70% of organizations believing that their transformation is taking... Continue Reading →

Fortinet Named a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner September 2020 Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure, placing higher in ability to execute and further in completeness of vision than its position the previous year. John Maddison, EVP of... Continue Reading →

Dimension Data expands next-generation Managed Services offering to accelerate client innovation across the Middle East

Dimension Data, a leading global technology integrator and managed services provider, today announces the expansion of its next-generation Managed Services to help clients streamline operational efficiencies and drive business outcomes across the Middle East. As the economy rebounds from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dimension Data has expanded its Managed Services capability across Saudi Arabia and... Continue Reading →

Ooredoo Collaborates with Nutanix to Launch VDI-as-a-Service for Businesses in Kuwait

Ooredoo Telecom, the first to introduce innovative digital services in Kuwait, has signed a partnership with Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, to offer Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)-as-a-Service to businesses in Kuwait. The telecom service provider has implemented Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform combined with Citrix Virtual Desktops software in its datacentre... Continue Reading →

Unifree Partners with R&M to Pioneer Digitally Driven Shopping Experiences at World’s Largest Duty Free Zone

To deliver innovative new digitally-driven shopping experiences that enhance the convenience and safety of travelers, Unifree Duty Free, the operator of the world’s largest duty free zone, has implemented state-of-the-art retail technologies at the New Istanbul Airport. These solutions – which rely on a cutting-edge network infrastructure from Swiss structured cabling specialist R&M – include... Continue Reading →

Nutanix Launches Kubernetes Platform-as-a-Service for the Multicloud Era

Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced Karbon Platform Services, a Kubernetes-based multicloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with automated system-managed security, to accelerate the development and deployment of microservices-based apps across any cloud. This offering provides software developers with a turnkey managed services experience, on-premises, in the public cloud, and at the edge,... Continue Reading →

Outside the Four Walls of the Data Centre

By: Michael Cade, Senior Global Technologist, Veeam Almost three-quarters of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region prefer jobs that allow them to work remotely, according to a new survey by job site Bayt.com. The impact of the pandemic is likely to see this trend continue as 90% of respondents said they... Continue Reading →

SASE is All About Delivering Security Everywhere

By John Maddison, EVP of Products and CMO at Fortinet. Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) is an emerging enterprise strategy that incorporates multiple solutions to enable secure remote access to on-premises, cloud-based, and online resources. Unfortunately, there has been a lot of hype that has left some organizations wondering what exactly SASE is. Understanding the basic... Continue Reading →

Aruba ESP Unifies IoT, IT, and OT Networks to Dynamically Adapt to Changing Environments and User Requirements

First Fully Programmable Platform to Unify IT, IoT and OT Networks with Zero Trust Security and AIOps Enables Organizations to Automate and Optimize Safety, Security, Reliability and Productivity Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), today announced significant enhancements to Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) that unifies IoT, IT, and Operational Technology (OT) networks... Continue Reading →

New Sennheiser MKE 200 Microphone Enables Middle East Creators to Enhance Audio Capture on Cameras and Mobile Devices

Audio specialist Sennheiser today extended its portfolio of market leading audio-for-video microphones with the launch of its new MKE 200 in the Middle East. The mini-microphone is designed for easy on-camera use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras as well as mobile devices, where it ensures clean and crisp audio and gives a professional touch to... Continue Reading →

Kodak Alaris Announces Global Alliance with RPA Software Leader UiPath

Vanilda Grando, Director Global Sales Development, Alaris division of Kodak Alaris Kodak Alaris has announced a global alliance with UiPath, one of the world’s leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software companies. The collaboration will enable both companies’ channel partners and customers to leverage Kodak Alaris’ award-winning information capture solutions and UiPath software to accelerate digital... Continue Reading →

R&M Launches PRIME Ribbon Solution to Enable 40% More Fibers in Data Center Racks

R&M puts ribbon fiber cables in main distribution frames for carriers and data centers R&M, the global Swiss developer and provider of connectivity systems for high-quality, high-performance network infrastructures, today launched its new PRIME Ribbon distribution module in the Middle East. The slide-in module for the fiber optic distributor rack PRIME connects ribbon fiber cables... Continue Reading →

Fortinet Research Demonstrates Enterprises Must Adapt to Address Telework Security Challenges Long-term

2020 Remote Workforce Cybersecurity Report Shows How Organizations Are Increasing Investments to Secure Remote Work at Scale “The COVID-19 pandemic will have lasting effects on how organizations invest in cybersecurity. In fact, over 90% of enterprises plan to invest more to secure telework over the next two years. Given a dramatically expanded digital attack surface,... Continue Reading →

Global Report: More than 90% of Business Leaders Say Cloud is a Business Priority in the COVID-19 Shutdown

1,077 respondents across 9 countries are relying more on cloud technologies and seeing more cybersecurity attacks, according to Zogby Analytics Research     Infoblox Inc., the leader in Secure Cloud-Managed Network Services, and Zogby Analytics unveil research into the ongoing IT challenges posed by the COVID-19 shutdown. Half a year into the shutdown, companies are still playing... Continue Reading →

Phishing in a Pandemic: How to Combat Social Engineering Attacks

By Aamir Lakhani, Global Security Strategist and Lead Researcher for FortiGuard Labs. Over the past few months, threat intelligence teams around the world have been tracking a significant increase in phishing attacks. These attacks coincide with a temporary drop in more traditional attacks, indicating that attackers, like workers, are modifying their efforts in order to accommodate changes... Continue Reading →

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