Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing’
Microsoft has launched the Azure Skills programme as part of the company’s efforts to fuel digital transformation in line with UAE Vision 2021.
VMware has announced that more than two thirds (68 percent) of Middle East business leaders believe the management of technology is shifting away from IT to other departments, as lines of business take charge of technology-led innovation in EMEA organisations.
SAP has announced new features and functions across its BusinessObjects Analytics portfolio of cloud and on-premise solutions.
Dell EMC, the newly combined company, hopes to have a strong presence at this year’s GITEX Technology Week, and plans to showcase its collective and now united capabilities throughout the event.
According to the IBM, the cloud solution will allow Bank Sohar to enhance its information technology infrastructure, boost its client service capabilities and elevate the overall customer experience.
Oracle has announced a series of major innovations across the cloud platform that are designed to give organisations the confidence they need to run their most critical applications in the cloud.
Marshall Choy, Oracle’s VP of systems solutions engineering, tells James Dartnell about the firm’s incorporation of security and analytics into its latest microprocessor.
Whilst launching Epicor’s new cloud-first strategy in the region, Sabby Gill, EVP, gave CNME an insight into how enterprises can hope to see the benefits of ERP applications moving from on premise to the cloud.
IT leaders must learn to support “thing service”, says Jenny Sussin, research director at Gartner.
Are networks prepared for the era where tens of billions of connected devices dominate the enterprise?
In an unexpected move on 24th May, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise said it would spin off its enterprise services business and merge it with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) to create an IT services giant with $26 billion in annual revenue.
Nexans unveiled its latest data centre innovations under the name of “Smart Choices for Digital Infrastructure” in the Middle East.
IBM and Apple’s year-long partnership has reached another level with the PC company’s announcement of new cloud services designed to help large companies incorporate Macs into their IT infrastructures.
According to an IBM tally released recently, the US Patent and Trademark Office has issued more than 1,200 patents to IBM related to cloud technologies during the past 18 months, with 400 of those issued so far in 2015.
Recently HP has released a line of new hybrid flash storage offering aimed at the SMB and new start-up space.
Jim Hamilton, Vice President, Member Communities, CompTIA said the SMBs’ relationship with technology is becoming more critical.
Google has recently expanded its support for Windows workloads running on its cloud, a move that aims to better position Google Cloud Platform to court enterprise customers.
IBM has recently partnered with Abu Dhabi company, Mubadala, to offer its Watson-based data analysis services to the Middle East and North Africa.
IBM and online storage firm Box have recently formed a wide-ranging cloud technologies partnership.
In a decision that could have broad privacy implications, a federal court in New York Thursday ordered Microsoft to comply with a U.S. government demand for a customer’s emails stored on a company server in Dublin, Ireland.
Cloud computing was an estimated $47.4 billion industry in 2013 and is expected to more than double to $107 billion by 2017, research firm IDC predicts.
Security concerns are preventing businesses from unlocking the potential benefits of data centre consolidation and cloud services, according to new research from SafeNet.
Cisco has expanded its Videoscape TV services delivery platform to include a host of new cloud video capabilities, including a Videoscape ‘as-a-service’ offering and open cloud software technologies based on OpenStack.
Oracle’s Alfonso Di Ianni, Senior Vice President, East Central Europe, Middle East, and Africa, has said that cloud adoption in Dubai has seen a marked upswing in the past 12 months.
Dell has opened its Dubai Solution Centre to help customers in the EMEA Emerging region explore, test and deploy end-to-end solutions.
There are four primary factors that can make the shift to the cloud a positive one for IT, says Joe Staples, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Marketing, at Interactive Intelligence Group
Last September customers of storage provider Nirvanix got what could be worst-case scenario news for a cloud user: The company was going out of business and they had to get data out, fast.
The need for advanced security is heightened further as we witness the transition to the third platform of computing, says Art Coviello, Executive Vice President EMC, Executive Chairman RSA, The Security Division of EMC.
Investments in ICT are expect to increase in 2014 in Africa as both public and private spending rises and local content businesses partner with larger operators and tech companies, according to IDC.
Major technology developments over the last year—and a series of revelations about the National Security Agency that shook the international security community—made 2013 an interesting year. In highlighting the past year’s security events, we’ve considered some emerging trends we are likely to see in the coming year.
Marcus Jewell, vice president, EMEA at Brocade looks into his crystal ball to outline the top technology trends that Middle East enterprises should watch out for in 2014:
Threats lurk within networks, endpoints or devices, often hidden in poorly configured settings or permissions, ineffective data governance, access management and usage policies. These unseen threats come from all perimeters of the organisation and major trends such as BYOD, big data, cloud, and mobile apps have increased the challenge faced by IT leaders.
Trend Micro has outlined its security predictions for 2014, and it has forecast that one major data breach will occur every month next year.
IDC has released its predictions for the IT industry in 2014, and said it believes that Middle East spending will exceed $32 billion in the coming year.
IDC predicts key Asian cloud suppliers will pit against each other resulting in a new leadership structure within the IT industry.
IBM is developing software that will allow organisations to use multiple cloud storage services interchangeably, reducing dependence on any single cloud vendor and ensuring that data remains available even during service outages.
IT managers want to cut the number of servers they manage, or at least slow the growth, and they may be succeeding, according to new data.
Network downtime translates to big financial losses for Middle East businesses, says Sufian Dweik, Regional Manager, MEMA, Brocade
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.
CNME asks a panel of experts to look forward to the nine biggest storage trends of 2014.
As Powering The Cloud hosted its 10th anniversary show in Frankfurt, few would question that cloud computing uptake is on the rise. The same few would question that it is a trend that is here to stay, and one that businesses will have to adapt to.
There were some unexpected new entrants into the Cloud space this year, according to IBM Global Technology Services Cloud computing executive, Dean Evans.
Everything’s coming up mobile these days. Gartner estimates that PC sales will make up only about 13 percent of device sales in 2013 – and some undisclosed portion of those PCs are notebooks.
Cisco Systems’s third annual Global Cloud Index forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple, from 1.2 zettabytes in 2012 to 5.3 ZB in 2017. That works out to about 443 exabytes a month, or about 476 billion GB.