Imperial College London is embarking on a three-year project with an Abu Dhabi-based group of researchers to find ways for datacentre operators and cloud providers to secure their infrastructure. Also read how Dubai is positioning itself to reap the benefits of a promising global market for drone technology.
The results of our 2019 IT Priorities survey are in, and they show the good news that IT budgets are rising faster than they have for many years. Cloud remains the top spending priority for this year, but IT automation is growing fast as a major investment area.
The IT skills gap in the Netherlands could be about to narrow as more women take up jobs in the sector. Figures from last year revealed that the number of female ICT professionals grew by 6.5%, while the number of male ICT professionals increased by only 1.7%. Read more about it in this issue.
In this infographic, we take a look at the impact of the pandemic on IT purchasing in the UKI region and analyse the best marketing and sales approaches for prospect outreach on the new 'digital' normal.
Most of Iceland's cheap, sustainable energy is used by aluminium smelters, but the country's Landsvirkjun power company is now promoting other uses for it, including high-performance computing. Also read in this issue how IoT collaboration in Norway is reaching beyond industries such as mining and shipping to include fish farming.
What more does a region need to be recognised as a technology leader than its very own valley, of the silicon variety? Where once only oil flowed down Saudi Arabia's economic valleys, tech has now taken a grip. Read in this issue about the country's ambitions in the tech sector.