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SAP to showcase Internet of Things innovations at GITEX

SAP to showcase Internet of Things innovations at GITEX

Steve Tzikakis, Regional President South Europe, Middle East, and Africa at SAP

90% of CIOs to invest in Internet of Things by 2019

With 90% of organisations investing in the Internet of Things by 2019, business transformation enabler SAP will showcase how the Internet of Things can drive Middle East digital business competitiveness at GITEX Technology Week 2017.

By 2025, research firm IDC predicts there will be 80 billion Internet of Things devices worldwide, enhancing productivity, efficiency, and the customer experience.

To boost digital competitiveness, 90% of companies plan to invest in Internet of Things projects over the next 12-24 months.

As the GITEX Business Transformation Partner, SAP will support Middle East adoption of Internet of Things solutions.

The SAP stand will showcase Internet of Things in Live Airports, the SAP Leonardo Experience for the recently-launched digital innovation system and SAP Blockchain for Real Estate.

“World class digital business competitiveness requires collaboration and co-innovation across every industry,” said Steve Tzikakis, Regional President South Europe, Middle East, and Africa at SAP.

“GITEX Technology Week is an exciting and strategic platform for SAP to showcase transformational cloud business models and exchange innovative Internet of Things best practices to enhance citizen experiences and enable Smart Cities in the region.”

GITEX attendees will also be able to experience SAP’s cloud innovations in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and machine learning.

Attendees can hear the latest trends and insights from SAP experts at the GITEX Vertical Days conference sessions on Intelligent Cities and Smart Manufacturing.

The SAP Training and Development Institute will showcase the new WINnovate hub for innovation-based design thinking.

WINnovate aims to embed an ‘innovation DNA’ and foster an entrepreneurial mindset for organisations of all sizes and industry verticals, driving the knowledge-based economy.

At GITEX Technology Week 2017, SAP will exhibit under the theme of ‘Empathy to Action’ in Hall 6 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.