IT BusinessITP net home pagehttp://www.itp.net/www.itp.netITP.net.comVodafone Qatar reports Q1 loss The telecom operator has reported a net loss of 99.9m riyals in its first quarter <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:02:01 +0000http://www.itp.net/608499-vodafone-qatar-reports-q1-lossSilver Peak appoints Nick Applegarth as VP of sales for EMEA Silver Peak aims to accelerate its growth in the SD-WAN and service provider markets across the EMEA region<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:25:37 +0000http://www.itp.net/608497-silver-peak-appoints-nick-applegarth-as-vp-of-sales-for-emeaEricsson fires CEO Hans VestbergCEO removed in face of poor results and corruption investigations<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:16:39 +0000http://www.itp.net/608480-ericsson-fires-ceo-hans-vestbergNintendo shares dive after citing Pokémon Go will have ‘limited’ financial impact Investors have now acknowledged Nintendo did not create the AR game causing shares to plummet <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:44:08 +0000http://www.itp.net/608478-nintendo-shares-dive-after-citing-pokemon-go-will-have-‘limited’-financial-impactVerizon and Yahoo to announce $5bn deal UPDATE: Verizon confirms purchase of Yahoo’s core Internet business for $4.83bn in cash<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:46:32 +0000http://www.itp.net/608469-verizon-and-yahoo-to-announce-$5bn-dealSnell Advanced Media selects Gemalto for intellectual property protection Gemalto aims to safeguard Snell Advanced Media's new product suite, xFile<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:08:57 +0000http://www.itp.net/608458-snell-advanced-media-selects-gemalto-for-intellectual-property-protectionWorldwide smartwatch market experiences first dip IDC says shipments fell 32% in the second quarter of 2016<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:36:44 +0000http://www.itp.net/608450-worldwide-smartwatch-market-experiences-first-dipHPE Expands public sector portfolioFollowing the split of HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is now bringing more focus to the public sector in the region and introducing new services and technologies for government<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:53:00 +0000http://www.itp.net/608416-hpe-expands-public-sector-portfolioF5 Networks launches stand-alone carrier class firewallThe platform boasts service provider network protection at the lowest TCO, while also providing the foundation for 5G and IoT.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:10:34 +0000http://www.itp.net/608445-f5-networks-launches-stand-alone-carrier-class-firewallOrange announces acquisition of Log’in Consultants The acquisition strengthens Orange’s virtualisation activities in Europe, as well as its cloud services offerings.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:36:59 +0000http://www.itp.net/608434-orange-announces-acquisition-of-log’in-consultantsBanks missing out on digital opportunities: Cisco studyKey digital solutions drive more than 90 percent of the value for retail banks<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 04:55:59 +0000http://www.itp.net/608425-banks-missing-out-on-digital-opportunities-cisco-studyCarbon Black announces acquisition of ConferConfer’s next-generation antivirus software will be renamed Cb Defense.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:06:54 +0000http://www.itp.net/608424-carbon-black-announces-acquisition-of-conferInfor launches new business unit for IMEAIndia, Middle East and Africa operations will be led from Dubai, Tarik Taman to become IMEA GM<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:08:20 +0000http://www.itp.net/608393-infor-launches-new-business-unit-for-imeaWiFi risks for global road warriorsUrge to connect at any cost is putting international travellers at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:48:19 +0000http://www.itp.net/608387-wifi-risks-for-global-road-warriorsNetApp survey highlights adoption of Flash in EMEAWhile the majority of the 3,000 IT professionals surveyed agreed for a need for Flash, the cost of implementation remains a barrier towards wider-adoption the region.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 11:08:55 +0000http://www.itp.net/608380-netapp-survey-highlights-adoption-of-flash-in-emeaSoftbank to buy ARM for $32bnJapan's Softbank makes bid for company behind iPhone processors<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:52:33 +0000http://www.itp.net/608373-softbank-to-buy-arm-for-$32bnSaudi Mechanical Industries rely on Epicor for business expansion Epicor ERP aims to help SMI in increasing efficiency and support its growing business<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 06:16:28 +0000http://www.itp.net/608369-saudi-mechanical-industries-rely-on-epicor-for-business-expansionSophos introduces partner programme to the Middle East and AfricaThe programme aims to provide resources and training to participating partners that would enable them distribute and implement Sophos’ cloud and networks offerings.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Mon, 18 Jul 2016 06:09:07 +0000http://www.itp.net/608368-sophos-introduces-partner-programme-to-the-middle-east-and-africaGartner: Global PC shipments declined 5.2% over Q2 2016The number of PC shipments totalled 64.3 million units and the seventh consecutive quarter of decline, as reported by Gartner.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 17 Jul 2016 09:02:55 +0000http://www.itp.net/608354-gartner-global-pc-shipments-declined-5-2-over-q2-2016Network ME Security Survey 2016 now open!Comprehensive study to examine state of the regional security landscape<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:06:48 +0000http://www.itp.net/608343-network-me-security-survey-2016-now-open!Accenture and HfS Research release study on threats to digital businessThe study found a lack of funding in security talent and training amongst respondents. <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Sun, 17 Jul 2016 05:55:48 +0000http://www.itp.net/608341-accenture-and-hfs-research-release-study-on-threats-to-digital-businessVeeam Software unveils latest update of its Veeam Availability SuiteThe platform will fully integrate with Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V Technologies used in data centres.<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:56:01 +0000http://www.itp.net/608335-veeam-software-unveils-latest-update-of-its-veeam-availability-suiteA10 Networks signs Shifra as value added distributor for ME Shifra is a value added distributor with focus in three main areas: cyber security, mobility and identity management<br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:21:07 +0000http://www.itp.net/608334-a10-networks-signs-shifra-as-value-added-distributor-for-meRolls-Royce, Mubadala to build aero manufacturing facility Both companies announce plans for a manufacturing facility and an approved maintenance centre <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:37:17 +0000http://www.itp.net/608332-rolls-royce,-mubadala-to-build-aero-manufacturing-facilityIntel Security expands its partner ecosystem The Intel Security Innovation Alliance welcomes 25 partners to its security solutions portfolio <br /><a href="http://ad.doubleclick.net/jump/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" target="_blank"><img src="http://ad.doubleclick.net/ad/itp_net_en/rss-feed;sz=120x60;tile=1;ord=1256562199?" width="120" height="60" border="0" alt=""></a>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 06:56:28 +0000http://www.itp.net/608331-intel-security-expands-its-partner-ecosystem