Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Alliance issue guidelines for smart city technology adoption

November 23, 2015 By Emma Procter

GCC – Securing Smart Cities, the not-for-profit global initiative addressing the cyber security challenges of smart cities, released guidelines jointly developed by Securing Smart Cities and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) for the adoption of smart city technology. The guide provides organisations with an overview of the


Increasing appetite for advanced integrated security solutions fuels Middle East’s US$3 billion physical security market

November 9, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – The ongoing shift in demand from analogue to Internet protocol (IP) cameras in the Middle East is fuelling the region’s fast-growing physical security market, as global manufacturers prepare to launch their latest integrated security technologies at Intersec 2016. Growing at double the global rate, the


Video surveillance segment holds major share in UAE electronic security market says research

October 28, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – According to 6Wresearch, the UAE’s electronic security market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 10.7% during 2015-21. It states that government initiatives, increasing investments, rising security & IT spending and growing security concerns are impacting the adoption of electronic security systems in the


Europe’s residential security market to grow by around 17% between 2015 and 2020.

October 26, 2015 By Emma Procter

UK – Europe’s residential security market was valued at US $759.2 million in 2014 and is expected to reach a whopping $1,867.5 million by 2020, according to a report by Market Research Store. Residential security system includes various components such as surveillance systems, intruder alarms, access control systems

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Westcon ME awarded Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’

October 15, 2015 By Emma Procter

US – Westcon Middle East, a leading value-added distributor (VAD) of convergence, infrastructure, mobility and security solutions in the Middle East, was named the Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’ during the recent Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, US. Westcon Security


CASE STUDY: Video-based tracking solution from Axis and SeeTec delivers goods

October 12, 2015 By Emma Procter

UAE – Apart from producing high quality flat-pack furniture and furniture components, ABWood in Poland, supplier to IKEA, knew that to pack and ship products quickly and safely from A to B would further strengthen its good reputation as a sub supplier. To maintain a high


Security systems market in Russia to rise significantly in next five years

October 5, 2015 By Emma Procter

IRELAND – A new report by Research & Markets has predicted the security systems market in Russia to grow at a CAGR of 13.27 per cent over the period 2014-2019. Titled “Security Systems Market in Russia 2015-2019”, the report covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the security


Access control market in Kuwait to grow by 7 per cent as commercial sector demand rises

September 13, 2015 By Emma Procter

KUWAIT – According to a report by 6Wresearch, Kuwait’s access control systems market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than seven per cent over the next six years. Surging spending on Information Technology (IT), growing security concerns, the need to restrict unwanted access, penetration