Centrify, a leader in both the Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) markets, announced it is spinning out its IDaaS business as a standalone company named Idaptive. Centrify is sharpening its strategic focus on redefining the legacy approach to Privileged Access Management with cloud-architected Zero Trust Privilege to stop the leading cause of breaches — privileged access abuse. Idaptive will deliver Next-Gen Access to protect employees, partners and customers with their market-leading IDaaS solution.
Tim Steinkopf, Chief Financial Officer, has been named CEO of Centrify effective January 1, 2019. During his seven years as CFO at Centrify, the [...]
His Excellency Khalfan Belhoul, CEO of Dubai Future Foundation (DFF), stressed the importance of concerted national efforts, and consolidating the culture of partnership, to enhance cooperation between government entities in Dubai, and exchange experiences and to reach an integrated work system, in line with the objectives and strategies of building the future.
This came during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Supreme Legislation Committee, the Dubai Competitiveness Office at the Department of Economic Development, and Smart Dubai to support the second phase of the Dubai 10X initiative. Dubai 10X was launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin [...]
At GITEX, Cisco is unveiling its latest suite of technologies to support the Middle East’s path to digital transformation. At a time of increasing pressure to embrace digitization, these innovations aim to help enable both public and private providers in the region to adopt cloud based solutions. Cisco will showcase its technologies under the theme of ‘Secure, Intelligent Platform for Digital Business,’ at GITEX 2018, from October 14 – 18, 2018, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
“Recent technological advances have significantly improved the capabilities of machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) systems. As a broad category of techniques and solutions, ML/AI has [...]
Experts will Demonstrate how to Reduce Human Error in the Workplace with New Security Awareness Training
Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, will showcase its new cybersecurity awareness capabilities at GITEX Technology Week 2018. Following the acquisition of Ataata in July, the company will use the region’s largest technology show to introduce IT decision makers to its newest offering, MimecastSM Awareness Training. The service is designed to offer memorable training content, risk scoring and real-world simulation attack scenarios.
According to Mimecast’s State of Email Security 2018 Report, 90 percent of organisations have seen phishing [...]
Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, has announced its participation at GITEX Technology Week 2018 which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Center from October 14-18, 2018. The company will leverage its presence at the region’s premier ICT exhibition to showcase its Data Centre Innovations and Fibre-to-the-Office (FTTO) solutions in addition to highlighting its world-class LAN cabling solutions. Senior executives will be available at the event to share their knowledge, insights and success stories with visitors while experts from the company will hold product demonstrations for customers and partners.
“At GITEX this year, Nexans will bring forth [...]
During the late 18th century, there was a massive change in the way people lived their daily lives. This marked a huge turning point in history and nothing has been the same. This was the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, an era when machines, factories and mass production came to the forefront of human activity. The old days of agriculture and manufacturing done at home were replaced by workers moving to factories, electricity and the introduction of the steam engine. Modern day society lives in the shadow of the Industrial Revolution. It was a huge leap forward in human civilization. But like all great leaps it took careful planning and concentrated effort. It took many great [...]
Ring, a leader in neighbour-hood security, announced its participation in the GITEX Technology Week 2018. Ring use the GITEX platform to promote its innovative home security products and services, giving partners and neighbours the opportunity to experience Ring products first hand and to learn about its features and benefits via demos.
“Following Ring’s successful inaugural participation at GITEX last year, we are excited to once again be part of the biggest technology exhibition in the Middle East. Ring’s mission to reduce crime in neighbourhoods drives every decision we make, and we hope to provide convenience and peace of mind to homeowners across the region by keeping an [...]
Cisco, Official Digital Network Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, has announced that it is collaborating with Smartworld, a Cisco partner in the UAE, to design and implement a smart network infrastructure for the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region.
Under the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to offer a glimpse into the future, guided by the belief that innovation and progress are the result of people and ideas coming together in new and unique ways. Open from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021, Expo 2020 is expected to welcome 25 million visits, with 70 per cent to come from outside the [...]
Expo 2020 Dubai’s unique visitor experience will be enhanced, thanks to a new premier partnership with Mastercard that includes exploring the use of payment technologies from virtual reality to biometrics and voice shopping.
The company was revealed as Expo 2020’s Official Payment Technology Partner at Mastercard’s ‘Connecting Tomorrow’ Forum in Barcelona, Spain.
The partnership includes developing innovative payment solutions that help deliver a personalised, seamless and cashless experience for millions of visitors from around the world. Global payments technology firm Mastercard will use technology including augmented and virtual reality, and biometrics such as [...]
Dubai Future Foundation and Haykal Media invited the 10 finalists for the Innovators Under 35 program, to pitch their innovative ideas to over 500 participants at the EmTech MENA conference held in Dubai.
Dubai is quickly growing into a regional and global address for youth and innovation, with a strong focus on sectors that affect the future of humanity. EmTech MENA and “IU35” are both aligned with the vision of Dubai in supporting and collaborating with regional and global partners in propelling into the future through ideation, innovation and inspiration.
The global program, first inaugurated in 1999 by MIT Technology Review, the leading publication for technology, [...]
A Quality Addition to Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) Program
Cisco announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (TRA) to accelerate digital adoption and boost cooperation for the UAE’s digital future.
The MoU is a key addition to Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration (CDA) program in the UAE, which aims at building and enhancing a strategic relationship with national leadership, industry, and academia to help accelerate the national digitization agenda.
“Developing the UAE’s digital infrastructure is one of the government’s major drives. It is closely [...]
By Kushal Nahata, Co-founder & CEO, FarEye
Today’s customers are digitally connected, engaged and influenced. The phenomenon of the e-commerce industry has grown beyond comprehension in terms of volume, scale, markets and countries. With shopping online and at retail stores at the same time becoming a reality coupled with devices connecting every aspect of consumers’ lives, the shift is making way for the tidal wave of industry transition in the Middle East.
This has given a push to the e-commerce markets, a 246.15% increase in worldwide ecommerce sales, from $1.3 trillion in 2014 to $4.5 trillion in 2021. That’s a nearly threefold lift in online revenue. To [...]
Written by Ali Amer, Managing Director, Global Service Provider Sales, Cisco Middle East and Africa
Every new generation of carrier technologies has brought forward new business and consumer use cases. The release of 3G rolled in wireless mobile data communication, while the release of 4G brought in IP wireless data communication. Both combined have made ecommerce, video, gaming, social media, an every-day routine on smartphones and mobile phones.
In essence 3G and 4G networks enabled mobile broadband for business and consumers. As part of this growth: the world is now mobile; there is huge growth in network access; digitization has become a reality leading to emergence [...]