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What drives private equity firms to acquire cybersecurity companies

Over the last couple of years, cybersecurity is moving higher up the priority list, following a series of high-profile attacks globally

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Jones the Grocer’s Yunib Siddiqui on the retail chain’s expansion

Jones the Grocer has 24 stores and cafes across the Middle East. Yunib Siddiqui, the CEO spoke to Gulf Business about growing his food retail business

Toufic Kreidieh, Co-founder and CEO of Brands For Less Group

Brands For Less’ Toufic Kreidieh on the company’s recent expansion

The co-founder and CEO spoke to Gulf Business about the company’s recent expansion to Qatar and other key retail trends in the region

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Esports athletes now observed as ‘conventional’ ones

Matthew Pickering, CEO, Power League Gaming discusses how esports athletes now have the same skills as conventional athletes, enabling them to compete at the highest level

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Here’s how to build a cyber resilient organisation

Hany George, security specialist for Mimecast Middle East shares the most effective ways of strengthening an organisation’s overall cyber resilience

Outsourcing

Here’s why outsourcing will continue to be a key element in business strategy

Outsourcing firms should adopt intelligent AI in their recruitment and onboarding functions says Nikhil Nanda, operations manager at Innovations UAE

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Here’s how the PC industry has evolved over the years

In an interview with Gulf Business, Emmanuel Fromont, president of Acer – EMEA, shares how the PC has returned to being a vital device in people’s lives

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Exclusive: Riverbed unveils revamped brand, new division

In an interview with Gulf Business, Dan Smoot, CEO at Riverbed explains in brief about the new division and how the company is investing more in innovation to support its customers

Data is oil, says Antonello supino

Bayut & dubizzle’s Antonello Supino on harnessing the power of data

Bayut & dubizzle’s director of Data says proptech is reshaping the ways real estate is bought, sold, leased, managed and marketed

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Exclusive: Interview with Charles Giancarlo, CEO at Pure Storage

When it comes to sustainability, Giancarlo explains why it is an essential element for tech companies and why they need to consider ESG now than ever

Plumm’s Asim Amin shares why a healthier and happier employee is a huge asset to every workplace

The founder and CEO of the mental wellbeing platform says organisations must provide a holistic support system to ensure employee wellbeing

Cybersecurity

Businesses should recalibrate their cybersecurity approach around these elements

Businesses now require the right architecture which creates a framework for a stable security platform says Thorsten Freitag, VP of Sales – EMEA at Check Point Software Technologies

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Global Blockchain Congress: Interview with Lutfi Qarajah, Petracoins

Petracoins is a digital asset management platform that helps businesses in purchasing, trading, storing, and using currencies such as bitcoin

Women in business: How gender diversity must be core to hiring

It is crucial to have a balanced workforce when it comes to sharing ideas, leadership and creativity for new projects

Why automotive apps are the future of car rentals

In an exclusive interview, Soham Shah, CEO at Selfdrive shares how apps are dominating the automotive space, allowing customers mobility at fingertips

How Kyndryl is helping organisations create a seamless hybrid workplace

Vickram Nagi, managing director at Kyndryl Middle East, Africa and Turkey shares they use a holistic, measurable, and data-driven approach to help customers simplify workflows

Exclusive: Interview with Art Gilliland, chief executive officer at Delinea

Gilliland explains why cybersecurity solutions must be powerful to use, yet simple to understand

Why sustainability must be a top priority for UAE organisations

Epson’s EMEAR president and CEO, Yoshiro Nagafusa shares their roadmap towards sustainable transformation through technology innovation

Here’s how the need for consumer intelligence has evolved

With a significant change in consumer expectations, Tod Nielsen, CEO at Talkwalker shares his insights on why consumer intelligence is crucial for brands

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Intersec 2022: Ethical hacker Freaky Clown shares exclusive insights on cybercrime

“A poor security culture within an organisation can devastate a company even if they spend millions on technical defences”

Secure networks, 5G rollout, digital power and more – elements of a tech-driven tomorrow

In a chat with Shunli Wang, VP of Huawei Middle East, we discuss how the company plans to create new business and social value for the region in 2022 while enabling more people to benefit from technological progress

Here’s how Microsoft aims to redefine the manufacturing industry in 2022

Connecting people, assets, workflow, and business processes will continue to be front of mind for us says Tareq Hijazi, public sector director at Microsoft UAE

How Bosch Car Service has evolved over the last 100 years

Cars will no longer be purely mechanical products – instead, they are evolving into road-based computers, says Arda Arslan, VP – Automotive Aftermarket at Robert Bosch Turkey, Iran and Middle East

Why Abu Dhabi conglomerate Yas Holdings’ Elite Agro is focused on food for the future

With food security gaining increased focus during the pandemic, the UAE is focusing on the adoption of new technologies to yield greater results, say Elite Agro Division’s executive director and board member Dr Abdulmonem Almarzooqi and its CEO Ian Summerfield

Here’s how OPPO smartphones ensure a reliable user experience

In an exclusive interview, Ivan Wu, CEO at OPPO GCC, explains more about the brand’s plans for 2022

What will the workforce of the future look like?

Many of the new positions in the modern workforce favour those with STEM skills, says Dr Gillian Murray, deputy principal of Enterprise and Business at Heriot-Watt University

UAE’s Century Financial to launch new funds, AI trading platform and property crowdfunding site

The investment firm is diversifying its business with plans to also launch in Saudi soon, says Ali AbdulKareem Ali, senior executive director at Century Financial

Here’s how blockchain has revolutionised the regional financial sector

While blockchain technology is still in its early stages in the Middle East, public and private sectors are aggressively using it to streamline operations

Video: ‘We’re more of an e-commerce firm than an entertainment one’ – Starzplay CEO

Maaz Sheikh on how the online streaming service has grown its reach in the MENA region

‘International expansion is a must for GCC tech companies’ – investment banker Joshua Jahani

Joshua Jahani, managing director of investment firm Jahani and Associates (J&A), reveals why his firm is growing in the GCC