Sunday 20 January 2019

Retailers bullish on hybrid cloud: Nutanix report

The retail industry has the second largest penetration of hybrid cloud deployments at 21 per cent; with 93 per cent identifying hybrid cloud as the ideal IT model, outpacing the global average for other industries, a report said. Enterprise workloads are quickly moving off tradit


Top tips for online shoppers against cyber threats

While e-commerce enjoys rapid growth, global attack trends indicate that the retail support sector continues to be a popular target for cybercriminals, said industry experts listing top tips for protection against cyber threats. For example, the cybercriminal operation “Mag


UAE investors concerned over slowing global economy

An increasing number of UAE-based investors are concerned about the impact of a slowing global economy on their investments, says a study.    Over half of respondents (54%) in the study by Old Mutual International and Quilter Cheviot Investment Management b


Three reasons the future is all electric

Energy is at the heart of our civilization. As far back in history as we can trace, major economic developments have emerged each time new sources of energy were discovered. A few striking examples: the first industrial revolution in the early 19thcentury was propelled by steam and coal.


Oil to trade in $60-$70 range by mid-2019: Apicorp

Oil prices are likely to trade between $60-$70 per barrel (b) range by mid-2019, barring sharp economic slowdown, said Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp), a multilateral development bank, in a new research report on the global oil market. The last quarter of 2018 wa


Five opportunities for business growth in 2019

2018 has been a year of transformation all round. We have seen the world’s economy shift. We have seen uncertainty in the markets brought about by various tariff wars. Nevertheless, as our Growth Index has shown, we have seen businesses continue to find ways to grow. Given


Spectrum access key to successful 5G: GSMA

There will be 1.3 billion 5G connections by 2025, but this will be dependent on operators gaining access to sufficient spectrum, said the GSMA, a trade body for mobile network operators worldwide, in a new report. The successful rollout of ultra-fast 5G services relies on timely


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