Cisco launched a state-of-the-art Innovation and Experience Center (IXC) at its Middle East regional hub in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The center will serve as a hub for open innovation and showcase what is possible with digital transformation in sectors that range from retail and hospitality to healthcare, education, and financial services.
The IXC is a first of its kind worldwide in that it combines innovation capability with a customer experience showcase to bring digitization to life for Cisco’s customers and our partners. Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the latest Cisco® solutions applied to real-world, real-time scenarios and get a 360-degree view of [...]
eHosting DataFort (eHDF), the region’s leading Cloud Infrastructure, Managed Hosting and Security Services Provider, today announced the expansion to their Managed Security Services portfolio with advanced services that include SIEM, Real Time Threat Monitoring (RTTM), Remote Managed Security Services, Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), PCI Security Services, Incident Response (IR), etc. This also includes eHDF’s new Cyber Defense Centre (CDC), which was launched earlier this year and lends a new dimension to Managed Security Services.
As IT infrastructure for both enterprises and SMBs face increasingly sophisticated security threats and complex compliance requirements, the [...]
Completing five years in the Middle East and North Africa, Facebook today opened the doors to its brand new regional headquarters in Dubai. The 20,000-square-foot space features an open office concept, and showcases regional cultural inspirations through the various designs and artistic cues. Since launching a local presence in the region in 2012, Facebook has been embraced by users here, growing to 164 million monthly active people. With over 60 employees, mostly from the Arab region, Facebook’s office in Dubai acts as a hub, building local communities and bringing the world closer together.
Over the past five years Facebook has grown its MENA user base by 264%, and now looks [...]
Cisco and Google Cloud today announced a partnership to deliver a hybrid cloud solution that helps customers maximize their investments across cloud and on-premises environments. The companies will provide a unique and open hybrid cloud offering that enables applications and services to be deployed, managed and secured across on-premises environments and Google Cloud Platform. The solution delivers cloud speed and scale, with enterprise-class security.
The offering provides enterprises with a way to run, secure and monitor workloads, thus enabling them to optimize their existing investments, plan their cloud migration at their own pace and avoid vendor lock in. Companies can [...]
Blockchain, together with artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and virtual and augmented reality, have the potential to deliver disruptive outcomes and reshape digital business in 2018. And companies that have not started the digital investment cycle are at high risk of being disrupted.
This is according to the list of top IT predictions for 2018 published by Dimension Data. But the top trend for the coming year is the adoption of Blockchain – the technology behind Bitcoin – and its immense potential to disrupt and transform the world of money, business, and society using a variety of applications.
Ettienne Reinecke, Dimension Data’s Group [...]
Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, announced the Teradata Analytics Platform. This modern platform delivers access to the best functions and leading engines to enable users throughout the organization to leverage their preferred tools and languages, at scale, across multiple data types. With the Teradata Analytics Platform, this is accomplished by embedding analytics close to the data, eliminating the need to move data and allowing users to run their analytics against larger data sets with greater speed and frequency.
“In today’s environment many different users have many different analytic needs,” said Oliver Ratzesberger, Executive Vice President and Chief [...]
Digital Shadows, the industry leader in digital risk management, announced the launch of its Digital Risk Management Technology Ecosystem. Formed from almost a dozen technology companies, with more expected to join in the coming months, they all share a vision for how security analytics and security information and event management (SIEM), product orchestration and automation, risk & compliance, intelligence and network enforcement, must work together to best protect customers from today’s digital risks. All initial ecosystem members will bring their individual, industry-proven strengths to enhance Digital Shadows’ intelligence and digital risk management capabilities which [...]
A whopping 80 percent of enterprises are investing today in AI, but one in three business leaders believe their company will need to invest more over the next 36 months to keep pace with competitors. At the same time, enterprises are anticipating significant barriers to adoption and are looking to strategize against those issues by creating a new C-suite position, the Chief AI Officer (CAIO) to streamline and coordinate AI adoption. These results come from survey of 260 large organizations that operate globally, conducted by leading technology industry market research firm Vanson Bourne on behalf of Teradata, the leading data and analytics company.
“There is an [...]