“We have a deep need and desire to connect. Everything in the history of communication technology suggests we will take advantage of every opportunity to connect more richly and deeply,” says Peter Morville, president of Semantic Studios.
Reports and Coverage
Dubai-based NXN, a leading end-to-end provider of smart digital services, has been recognised in five different categories of Gartner’s global Hype Cycle for Smart City Technologies and Solutions, 2020.
By Ammar Hamdan, head of sales for MEA and the Indian subcontinent, Enea
By now, most of us are used to the ‘work from home’ concept, thanks to the COVID19 pandemic and the work-life challenges that it has thrown at us. Given the apparent layer of protection working remotely provides, organizations are left with no choice but to ask their staff to work from various locations other than their offices. As a result, the network issues of capacity and load access have begun to surface prominently.
Data centers have become the fifth utility and as critical as water, electricity, gas and telecoms, observes a UK based data and analytics company report. It attributes the acceleration of their importance to the COVID-19 pandemic .
By Remy Sfez, Business Manager, Expert Transformation IT & Network, Sofrecom
Known with many names such as ‘edge data centre’, ‘intelligent edge’,’edge node’ or just ‘the edge’, edge computing has come out of the shell and garnering interest from mobile systems and the Internet of Things (IoT) as it fulfills the requirements for low latency and high resilience.
By Femi Oshiga, vice president of service providers for Middle East and Africa, CommScope
In times when SolarWinds-type cyberattacks are on the rise, there is every reason for organizations to raise red flags on issues related to cybersecurity. In what is dubbed as the biggest cyberspace attack in US history, hackers reportedly gained entry into networks when over 18,000 private and government users downloaded software injected with malicious code. After entering, they were able to monitor the internal emails of some of the important government agencies.
MTN Group reported a very strong set of operational and financial results for 2020, displaying business resilience under COVID-19 pressures and a challenging macroeconomic environment. Africa’s leading mobile operator also announced its re-positioned strategy – Ambition 2025 – to accelerate growth and unlock the value of its infrastructure assets and platforms.