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January 29, 2017

TransSys Wins ‘Oracle CX Cloud Partner of the Year’ Award For GCC Region

The company was recognized for its commitment to delivering a variety of innovative client cloud transformations using Oracle’s CX Cloud.

TransSys Solutions, a leading regional IT services and solution provider, announced that it has won the ‘Oracle CX Cloud Partner of the Year’ award for 2016 at the recently held Oracle Partner Day Event in Dubai. TransSys was recognized for its commitment to delivering a variety of innovative client cloud transformations solutions using Oracle’s CX (Customer eXperience) Cloud in the GCC region.

“Cloud and digital transformation are at the center of any business’ corporate strategy to jump start from where they are today. [...]

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January 24, 2017

How IoT and Internet Will Merge

By Bruce Zhou, CEO, AXILSPOT

A snapshot of two principal areas where convergence between IoT technologies and Internet technologies is rapidly taking place.

The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises to change everyday life. As can be expected by taking in our entire world and attempting to change it one stroke and with one magic wand is unrealistic, challenging and cause for chaos in the short term.

For business decision makers and technology providers, some measure of clarity and progress can be made by understanding the challenges of applying IoT to [...]

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December 18, 2016

Cisco Global Cloud Index Projects Middle East and Africa Cloud Data Center Traffic to Grow 440% by 2020

The recently released sixth annual Cisco® Global Cloud Index (2015-2020) reveals that global cloud traffic is expected to rise 3.7-fold, up from 3.9 zettabytes (ZB) per year in 2015 to 14.1 ZB per year by 2020. In Middle East and Africa, data center traffic will reach 451 exabytes per year by 2020, up from 105 exabytes per year in 2015. This rapid growth of cloud traffic is attributed to increased migration to cloud architectures and their ability to scale quickly and efficiently support more workloads than traditional data centers.

With greater data center virtualization, cloud operators are also able to achieve greater operational efficiencies while flexibly delivering a [...]

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November 24, 2016

Mimecast Chief Security Strategist Spoke at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi

Steven Malone discussed top cyber security attack techniques, defending against human error and outlined strategies for building a more resilient human firewall

Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, announced that its Chief Security Strategist, Steven Malone, spoke at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, which took place from 15-16 November 2016 at Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Steven Malone discussed how ‘91 Percent of Cyberattacks Start with Email: Addressing “Human Firewall” Flaws’. His session explored top attack vectors such as social engineering attacks, ransomware as well as CEO fraud attacks, the impact that human error has on an organization’s security [...]

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November 21, 2016

Cisco Honors Top Performing Middle East Partners at Cisco Partner Summit San Francisco 2016

Cisco announced that sixteen partners from the Middle East region were recognized for their outstanding performance in 2016, receiving Cisco® Partner Summit awards across several categories in the region. Two of the partners were honored with the Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Regional awards for the EMEAR region. Cisco announced the winners during its annual partner conference which took place in San Francisco, California.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry within their respective countries and regions. Areas of consideration include [...]

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November 16, 2016

Dubai Police exhibits its Smart Services, in the Sixth Annual World Exhibition and Conference for Smart Cities, in Barcelona

Dubai Police, represented by the General Department of Smart Services, participates in the Sixth Annual World Exhibition and Conference for Smart Cities, from November 15 until November 17, 2016, in Barcelona, Spain.

The Exhibition is the first annual meeting of the leaders of smart cities. It is to witness the smart attainments and services, achieved by Dubai Police. Brigadier Khalid Naser Al-Razooqi, Director of General Department of Smart Services, headed the delegation.

Brigadier Al-Razooqi stated that this Exhibition includes participation of a wide range of Arab and International companies, in the field of electronic systems and smart services and it is an [...]

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November 1, 2016

TransSys Awarded ‘Systems Integrator Of The Year’ At ICT Achievement Awards 2016

TransSys Solutions, a leading regional IT services and solution provider, announced that it has won the ‘Systems Integrator of the year’ award at the seventh annual ICT Achievement Awards 2016 held at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai. Stephen Fernandes, Executive Vice President, TransSys Solutions accepted this award on behalf of the company. TransSys was recognized for its successful deployments, innovative solutions, and excellent customer service and support.

Organized by Computer News Middle East (CNME), the region’s leading IT publication, the annual ICT Achievement Awards recognized individuals and organisations in the region that have delivered ground-breaking business value [...]

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October 20, 2016

H.H. Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum announces successful launch of Emirates NBD’s first pilot blockchain network

Emirates NBD announces commitment to support UAE leadership’s Dubai Blockchain Strategy

His Highness Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman, Emirates NBD today announced the successful launch of the bank’s pilot blockchain network for banking services, a first for a private sector entity in the UAE.

The bank, a front-runner in digital banking solutions and a member of Dubai Future Foundation’s Global Blockchain Council, successfully completed a proof of concept blockchain network for international remittances and open account trade finance, in partnership with ICICI Bank Limited, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets and Infosys [...]

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