The growing popularity of 10 Gigabit and 40 Gigabit Ethernet in data centres helped the Middle East Ethernet switch market record the highest third quarter increase, according to IDC.
Brocade has released survey results which show that their customer’s primary network-specific concern is ‘data centre availability’ driven by virtualisation and mobility, as opposed to ‘network-complexity’.
When it comes to security, it seems everyone’s in a state of perpetual panic. Whether it’s mobile malware, BYOD or hacktivism, over the course of 2013 the issue of protecting valuable information and resisting attack has inspired a dizzying and persistent challenge.
Aruba Networks has signed a one-year memorandum of understanding with Aramex which will see the logistics and transportation solutions provider using a variety of Aruba’s technologies.
Sophos has released results of a study which shows some alarming findings on senior management’s knowledge of security procedures in SMBs.
Through the advent of mobility, smartphones and tablets are now more dangerous devices to enterprises than laptops and PCs.
Mobile malware continues to proliferate, and at the same time employees are insisting on bringing their personal devices to work.
IT professionals have plenty of reasons to be thankful these days: rising budgets, salaries and job tenures among them. But when it comes to IT management and spending priorities, they often don’t see eye-to-eye with their organisations.
With some commentators labeling the BYOD trend as unstoppable, organisations are now turning to MDM to ensure the security of their networks. But how should MDM be tackled?
Trend Micro’s Integrated Data Loss Prevention product has won DLP Solution of the Year at the prestigious Computing Security Awards.
CNME is this week set to host its BYOD Summit 2013, the Middle East’s first technology to conference dedicated entirely to the bring-your-own-device trend.
BlackBerry’s dramatic fall in the enterprise has left CIOs scrambling to pick a new mobile platform provider. Will it be Apple? Samsung? Or Microsoft? Or it will be all of the above.
When Google Apps arrived in 2006, it stood on the cutting edge of Web-hosted email and collaboration suites for businesses, a bold pioneer clearing a path in the new, wild frontier of enterprise cloud computing.
Upgrading you network from 10G Ethernet to 40G and 100G is not as easy as swapping out switches and line cards.
According to a new survey from Fortinet, a majority of younger BYOD employees are more than willing to ignore security policies if they don’t agree with them.
Meru Networks this week used GITEX as a platform to regionally launch the new AP832, which it says the market’s fastest 802.11ac access point.
Alcatel-Lucent this week took BYOD by the horns with the launch of its Unified Access approach to wired and wireless networks.
This year, Cisco has adopted the principal theme of ‘Where Technology Means Business’, where we will discuss current ICT trends such as the Internet of Everything (IoE), cloud and virtualisation, collaboration, bring your …
If you’re going to indulge in some vendor-bashing, why not go for the low-hanging fruit?
1) What is the main theme of your presence at GITEX this year? Huawei’s Enterprise Business Group will be the focus at GITEX this year showcasing many of its latest technologies and solutions …
Ruckus Wireless aims to use the opportunity presented by GITEX 2013 to share its plans of expansion across the Middle East.
While Windows 8.1 promises many changes from Windows 8, one thing that will remain the same is the price to U.S. consumers.
1) What is the main theme of your presence at GITEX this year? The main theme for Riverbed Technology at GITEX this year is ‘Storage Consolidation’.
The “Personal Computer Era” has evolved into the “Personal Cloud Era” with the surprising new entrant, the tablet, says Michel Emelianoff, Executive Vice President of Alcatel-Lucent and President, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.
Much of what Apple offers enterprise workers and their IT departments in the new iPhone 5S and 5C comes by virtue of its new iOS 7, first announced in June.
Over 100 Middle East-based IT professionals today filled the Habtoor Grand Hotel’s Andalus Ballroom to bursting point, as Infrastructure Strategies 2013 kicked off the local tech event season with a bang.
When Flint Waters began work as Wyoming’s CIO in April 2011, the IT apparatus that he inherited was in bad shape.
Samsung Knox smartphones will include mobile security software from Lookout to protect business users from mobile threats, the San Francisco company said Tuesday. The deal is part of Lookout’s plan to build and …
BlackBerry slipped when it forced businesses to buy its mobile device management (MDM) platform to fully support BlackBerry 10 devices, according to AirWatch CEO John Marshall.
Smartphones and tablets have moved from executive toys to essential work tools, according to customers on a panel at the AirWatch Connect conference in Melbourne. However, smart mobile devices have not replaced laptops in all cases, they said.
A recent series of cloud briefings sought to address the technology, legal and change management aspects of cloud. They prompted some thought-provoking discussions around the longevity and value of cloud computing.
Organisations that operate exclusively within their comfort zones will miss opportunities and often adopt everything in line with their enterprise personality, writes Hung LeHong, Research VP, Gartner.
Apple doesn’t promote enterprise features in its products, instead choosing to be seen as the consumer’s champion-but this doesn’t mean it doesn’t have any.
Mobile workers want to access their files while on the move but don’t want the complexity, according to Cortado APAC sales manager, Brendan Samuels.
An accumulation of blunders under Steve Ballmer’s leadership may have hit a tipping point this year, leading to Friday’s groundshaking announcement that Bill Gates’ former right hand and heir, as well as Microsoft’s fiercest …
We show you how to transfer contacts from a BlackBerry to an iPhone, whether it is from a new BlackBerry 10 device or from an older BlackBerry phone. Many of us use an iPhone as our …
When Microsoft shipped Windows 2000 and Active Directory, Apple didn’t really have a solution for identity management or for linking Macs to an enterprise network. The company was just beginning the transition from its classic Mac OS – the first version of which had shipped on the first Mac in 1984 — to OS X.
Has BlackBerry finally reached the point of no return? Last week, news spilled out that Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry is up for sale. Meanwhile, IDC reported recently that BlackBerry sales are down 12 percent …
The growth of BYOD, Cloud computing and mobility are creating new employment hotspots in the ICT jobs market, according to recruitment company and subsidiary of the ManpowerGroup, Experis. After tracking demand for IT …
Now, I’m not one of those BlackBerry fan boys shamelessly jumping to the defence of a company many in the industry have condemned to the grave. But I do believe there is life in the old dog yet.
CIOs who think they can abandon BYOD risk upsetting an important and growing constituency of their workforce: millennials, also known as Generation Y.
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes and rings that can double up as Bluetooth headsets?
There’s a good chance a few zombie phones are feasting on your mobility budget, and you don’t even know it. They’re draining dollars and making you look foolish. It’s time for a zombie kill of the week.
An increasing number of Android phones are infected with mobile malware programs that are able to turn the handsets into spying devices.
The impact of hacked SIM cards, one of the few stalwarts in the high-tech industry that has not seen a serious exploit, could be monumental.
More and more workers around the world are bringing their personal mobile devices to the office daily, and companies appear to be having trouble keeping up with the trend.
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.