Assessing cyber risk: Interview with RSA

Written on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:05
In our modern world, business is heavily tied to the continuation and effectiveness of the Internet. It has revolutionized business, and there are certainly no signs of it slowing down. But our reliance upon the Internet for business is not without risk. Cyber threats have emerged as the obscure and frustrating reality of an online world. To counter cyber threats, one must closely assess and manage cyber risk, which is exactly what RSA Archer GRC is all about. We caught…

TEDMOB: CEO talks about his new company

Written on Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:00
As 2016 takes shape, new industry players are sure to emerge in the fast-paced, developing world of apps. One such emerging player in the Middle East region is TEDMOB, a rising agency focusing on developing the best mobile apps for enterprises, telecom operators, and agencies. Their main aim: To transform any idea into a successful application. In addition, the company is planning to deploy VAS services allowing operators to leverage a complete set of innovative products for generating more customer…

Adel Bazerghi: President of BCE Nexxia on Wholesale Services

Written on Tuesday, 05 January 2016 05:45
Active Telecoms recently visited with Adel Bazerghi President of BCE Nexxia, A Bell Canada Company, and Senior Vice President of Bell Canada Wholesale. This is such a growing market that we felt readers would appreciate hearing Adel’s insights into this business. He brings more than 30 years of telecommunications experience and expertise to his new role. In this capacity, Adel is focused on driving growth for wholesale telecommunications services in Canada, the US and internationally through new market opportunities and…

An intelligent provider

Written on Thursday, 17 December 2015 12:38
In an interview with Active Telecom, Ali Wansa, managing director, Astellia Middle East, talked about the geolocation and RAN optimization's importance which brings benefits to the operators. How are you helping operators gain deep understanding of customer behavior? The telecoms market is rapidly evolving from a voice-centric to a data-centric market. This brings the need for mobile operators to change the way they interact with their customers and develop a deep understanding of their subscribers with a personalized approach. This…

Cylance Chief Marketing Officer talks cyber-security

Written on Thursday, 17 December 2015 11:21
Cyber-security continues to advance every year. Because of this, one might expect cyber attacks to be less frequent and less harmful. But that simply is not the case. Cyber criminals continue to exploit weaknesses in security because security software is not evolving fast enough. Having said that, one company is changing the dynamics of cyber-security in order to prevent attacks from happening, as opposed to simply cleaning up the mess. We spoke to Greg Fitzgerald, Chief Marketing Officer at Cylance,…

Interview: Chairman of the Asia Cloud Computing Association

Written on Thursday, 15 October 2015 13:32
The Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) is a member-driven, Asia focused non-profit organization with a mission to accelerate adoption of cloud computing in Asia Pacific. At CommunicAsia in June, Active Telecoms caught up with its chairman, Bernie Trudel, who is also head of data center technologies at Cisco. According to its website (http://asiacloudcomputing.org), ACCA's membership includes "a diverse profile of influential cloud providers, cloud consumers and government cloud stakeholders, working together to provide thought leadership for cloud computing in Asia…
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