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June 23, 2019

BIOS Middle East Honored with Cisco award

BIOS Middle East, the leading Managed Cloud Provider in the UAE, announced that it has won the Cloud and Managed Services Partner of the Year Award for the Gulf East region by Cisco at theirCommercial Partner Summit 2019, which took place in Dubai.

This award is designed to recognize the company, who used best-in-class practices, and serves as a model to the rest of the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices and process, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focus that result in customer success.

“It gives me great pleasure to recognise  BIOS Middle East, a Cisco powered cloud in the UAE, who continue to [...]

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June 13, 2019

AREA 2071 hosts 20 global startups worth AED42.2 mln

An initiative of the Dubai Future Foundation, AREA 2071 has recently hosted 20 global startups valued AED42.2 million to participate in two renowned global Accelerator Programmes.

Maha Al Mezaina, Head of AREA 2071, reiterated the essential role played by emerging companies in shaping key future sectors, due to their capacity in coping with the rapidly changing global needs and challenges.

Launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, AREA 2071 is an interactive platform that brings together the most innovative and creative minds, and stands as a testament to the UAE’s continuous efforts and [...]

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June 9, 2019

Sophos Acquires Rook Security to Provide Managed Detection and Response

Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that it has acquired Rook Security, a pioneer and leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Rook Security provides a 24/7 team of cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for, analyze and respond to security incidents for businesses of all sizes. The privately-owned company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind.

Sophos is creating re-sellable MDR services by combining Rook Security’s threat detection, investigation and response capabilities with its recently acquired DarkBytes technology platform. As a channel-first, channel-best [...]

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June 1, 2019

Smart Dubai Leads Delegation for a Culture Innovation Training Tour at Silicon Valley with ‘Innovation Lab’

Smart Dubai led a delegation of its employees on a tour of Silicon Valley, California, from April 14-18, 2019, in partnership with Scandinavias’s Innovation Lab, to visit some of the world’s most pioneering companies and explore the next wave of innovation.

The tour included educational sessions and training workshops on the latest technologies and advanced smart solutions. Smart Dubai’s Director General H.E. Dr Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr headed the delegation, along with H.E. Wesam Lootah, CEO of the Smart Dubai Government Establishment; and H.E. Younus Al Nasser, Assistant Director General at Smart Dubai, CEO of the Smart Dubai Data, with senior officials and [...]

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May 29, 2019

Synology® Empowers Businesses to Drive Digital Transformation – from NAS to Data Management

Synology® Solution Exhibition 2019 showcases all-around data management solutions

Synology will launch Synology Solution Exhibition 2019 held at the TPKA in Taipei Far Eastern Telecom Park during COMPUTEX 2019 (5/29-5/31). At the exhibition, Synology will showcase solutions covering six key topics including next-generation file server, modern data protection, virtualization storage and protection, robust network deployment, intelligent surveillance deployment, and photo management solutions, helping enterprises allocate resources based on their needs, while flexibly building a safe and efficient data management system to increase operational efficiency. [...]

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May 23, 2019

RTA Signs MoU with TATA to support research & development in smart monitoring of drivers’ conduct

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Tata Consultancy Services LLC (TCS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding setting the ground for the two parties to cooperate in research and development by experimenting the use of technology in analysing the attitudes of motorists in Dubai via a smart app. The MoU was signed at RTA’s headquarters by Abdullah Yousef Al Ali, CEO of Licensing Agency; and Ajay Singh, Regional Director of TCS.

“The MoU provides for a 3-month trial period where the smart app (Data Logger) developed by TCS will be uploaded onto Android phones fitted with a GPS navigator and a 9-Axis IMU of select categories of volunteered RTA’s drivers and university [...]

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May 17, 2019

du Acknowledged as Best Managed Security Service Provider in the Middle East at Fortinet Partner Sync Conference

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been acknowledged for its prominent efforts in the Middle Eastern cybersecurity space after being presented the Managed Security Service Provider, “Visionary of the Year” Award by Fortinet, a global leader in high performance cybersecurity solutions.

Andy Ward, Senior Vice President ICT Products, du, said: “As businesses across the UAE undergo rapid digital transformation, the need for comprehensive solutions to counter emerging security threats and breaches is becoming paramount. At du, we are proud to be acknowledged as a leader in this category and we will continue to steer industry innovation to ensure [...]

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May 16, 2019

Synology® Unveils DiskStation Manager 6.2.2 – A Solid Platform for Data Management

The field-proven reliable system for enterprise IT transformation

Synology Inc. released the latest update of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.2.2, featuring a series of new functionalities that not only optimize user navigation but also enhance system performance.

“DSM 6.2 has demonstrated field-proven reliability with over 3.4 million Synology NAS running it. Tailor-made for your IT infrastructure and ready to fit into any environment, DSM 6.2.2 now comes with more granular options that help IT administrators gain better control over the whole system,” said Hewitt Lee, Director of Product Management Group at Synology. “This facilitates business [...]

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