Size isn’t everything: Sophos expert says it’s not just the big companies that get targeted

An expert from Sophos believes that complacency is one of the biggest threats to the cybersecurity of enterprises. Karl-Heinz Warum, a vice-president at Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security,  says companies are not taking threats seriously enough and make the mistake of thinking they are not big enough to be targeted. “The […]

Fortinet expert: Expect to see on-line fraud continue to escalate

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, is expecting to see an escalation in cyber-fraud. Kalle Bjorn, Director of Systems Engineering, Middle East, for Fortinet, believes the problem with e-fraud is only going to get worse over the next few years in the Middle East. “At the end, it’s the money […]

A10 Networks: DDoS attacks in the Middle East are scaling dramatically

Intelligent CIO caught up with A10 Networks’ EMEA Partner Director, Chris Gale, at GITEX 2017 to discuss the company’s plans for the event and to gain insight into the DDoS landscape in the Middle East. Q: What is A10 focusing on for this year’s GITEX? A: A10 offer very high-performance networking and security equipment. The […]

GITEX 2017 smart pedestrian signage review

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at GITEX 2017 reviewed the smart pedestrian signal technology, which comes in line with the initiative of the Smart City initiative launched by the Government of Dubai, which aims to provide safe passage for pedestrians through the adoption of several sites. To be installed on the road network in […]

F5 Networks report says Apps will be a game changer in the Middle East

Research highlights how the power of apps will dramatically change the game for businesses and individuals in the Middle East The report was commissioned by F5 Networks who will attending GITEX in Hall 6 The development of applications is likely to have a game-changing impact in the Middle East, according to new research. Produced by […]

Red Hat expert on the business value of Automation processes

Many enterprises in the Middle East have now reached a stage where managing the scale of their IT infrastructures is becoming a challenge second only to increasing the speed of provisioning. A broad spectrum of technologies, solutions, processes and skillsets is available to help manage a large scale environment. Among management technologies, automation is one […]

Avaya survey finds KSA customers prefer mobile banking

Survey from Avaya, who will be exhibiting at GITEX 2017, reveals mobile-banking app is most preferred method for contacting one’s bank, survey shows  Half of customers in KSA would change their bank if they receive poor customer service—more than any other country surveyed Banking customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are increasingly using digital […]

Veeam announces Veeam Availability Suite for VMware Cloud on AWS

By Peter McKay, Co-CEO and President, Veeam Cloud adoption is soaring. According to IDC, worldwide spending on public cloud computing will increase from $67 billion in 2015 to $162 billion in 2020, attaining a 19% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) . The cloud is here to stay, and it’s only going to become more important. As […]

ITSM professionals believe IT roles will become more challenging

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company who will be exhibiting at GITEX 2017, has announced the results of its ‘IT Service Management Future Readiness’ survey. The survey, which was conducted in collaboration with, consisted of ten questions that focused on the opportunities and challenges ITSM will see in the future. It was presented to […]