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Penta launches the secure file sharing platform SecureBox
December 4, 2017 No Comments New products, News
SecureBox, the full-featured secure alternative to online file sharing is now available to companies looking to share data with more control. The platform allows companies to closely control how their employees share data stored with Penta, with each other, and externally using built-in Microsoft Office Online, two-factor token authentication, and granular ...
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IoT – the future is here
November 30, 2017 No Comments News
By 2030 there will be approximately 120 billion connected IoT devices in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is on a fast-moving train showing no sign of slowing down. The growth of IoT has an impact on every industry and almost all market areas from the beginning stage right ...
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The demand for cloud technology is growing
October 24, 2017 No Comments News, Understanding cloud
The appetite for cloud technology is increasing. According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index, in just two years, the Middle East and Africa will have the world’s highest cloud traffic growth rate of 41 percent. In the UAE and Saudi Arabian markets data center space has increased by more than ...
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2016
September 11, 2017 No Comments Data security, Infrastructure, New products, Regulatory compliance
New Microsoft Exchange 2016 email and calendar service Penta’s entire email and calendar system will be upgraded to the latest version of Microsoft Exchange 2016 for all Penta clients during the month of September. The upgrade has undergone rigorous testing and is part of the continuous free service upgrades. As ...
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What is WannaCry and how to prevent it
May 16, 2017 No Comments Data security, News
Over 237,000 computers worldwide were affected by malware known as WannaCry last weekend. And although the spread of the ransomware attack slowed over, the respite might only be brief. What does WannaCry do Wanna Decryptor, also known as WannaCry or wcry, is a specific ransomware program that locks all ...
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Penta shortlisted for WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2017
December 14, 2016 No Comments News
Penta has been shortlisted for WealthBriefing Swiss Awards 2017 in the Compliance category. The awards recognize companies, teams and individuals that have demonstrated innovation and excellence during 2016. Testament to excellence Now in its fourth year, the WealthBriefing Swiss Awards set to spread the word about the profession’s  biggest achievements to a wider audience. As ...
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DIFC awarded the ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation
December 7, 2016 No Comments News
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) received the ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation in Information Security Management Systems. This is the second international certification granted to the DIFC data center this year, following the Uptime Institute’s stamp of approval for Management & Operation. Highest level of confidence ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation recognises the highest quality of ...
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Penta wins WealthBriefing award for cloud IT outsourcing
November 3, 2016 No Comments News
Penta won the prestigious WealthBriefing GCC Award 2016 in the Technology Outsourcing Solution category for its geographic reach, a pipeline of innovative ideas and a clean bill of compliance health. The awards ceremony took place on 1 November in Dubai, bringing together over 300 senior banking and wealth management professionals. “We ...
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Penta introduces its new look and website makeover
July 26, 2016 No Comments News
This year Penta is celebrating its 20th anniversary. What began in 1996 as a small IT consultancy has grown into an international company with offices in Geneva and Dubai. Penta has changed a lot over the past 20 years—from the range of our services to the operational evolution. And ...
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