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Gitex 2017 - Software

NASSCOM showcases Indian digital SME companies at Gitex

The National Association of Software and Services Companies NASSCOM, India’s trade body for IT-BPM companies, participated in Gitex 2017 for the first time with fourteen of its member companies. Under the motto, Connect, Collaborate and Innovate, the Indian companies have a global ambition and hope to explore international business opportunities. The companies accompanying the team […]


Western Bainoona Group drives its digital transformation agenda forward

At GITEX 2017, UAE construction giant Western Bainoona Group and digital transformation enabler SAP announced plans to explore Internet of Things connected transport solutions to drive business growth. Western Bainoona Group started a project in May 2017 to implement the SAP S/4 HANA real-time business suite as the core application backbone for its digital transformation. […]


Huawei introduces new Boundless Computing strategy at GITEX 2017

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, took to GITEX today to unveil its Boundless Computing server strategy and series solutions to drive digital transformation for the Middle East’s businesses. The strategy comes as the result of Huawei’s commitment to creating greater, more tangible value for its customers pioneering the digital transformation. As part of […]


Linksys mesh makes waves across UAE, securing market share

A dynamic home Wi-Fi solution that extends 100 percent connectivity to every corner of the home is among Linksys® innovations on show at GITEX Technology Week 2017. Linksys Velop is the mesh system that is recognised for its strong performance, simple setup and elegant design. Linksys® – a leader in home and business networking solutions […]


BIOS Middle East launches Microsoft Azure Stack at GITEX with Cisco

BIOS Middle East, the United Arab Emirates number one Cloud Service Provider, is ready to face the future with its new integrated cloud offering. Azure Stack built on Cisco and managed by BIOS brings the power of Microsoft Azure in-country. Azure Stack will provide the same look and feel as Azure while federating to Azure […]


Saudi National Digitization Unit show importance of Smart City innovation

The Saudi National Digitization Unit highlighted the importance of the Smart Cities innovations being showcased by digital transformation enablers such as SAP at GITEX Technology Week 2017 to transform urban life, real estate, and hospitality. Across the Kingdom, government agencies are rapidly adopting cloud-based solutions, which are driving efficiency and new government services models. As […]


Dell unveils new IoT strategy, Division and Solutions

Dell Technologies today unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. Today’s announcements showcase the company’s leadership in and commitment to helping customers navigate the complex and fragmented IoT landscape by enabling machine learning to enrich innovative, […]


Global CISOs concerned about business’ cybersecurity readiness

Research by the Ponemon Institute focusing on Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) worldwide has found worrying levels of business readiness for cybersecurity threats. Drawing on insights from 184 global CISOs, a new F5-comissioned report has highlighted the latest challenges encountered in the increasingly influential role. “This new research provides a unique view into how CISOs […]


Huawei OceanStor Dorado V3 Certified for SAP HANA®

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, announced at GITEX 2017 that its all flash storage OceanStor Dorado V3 is now certified as an enterprise storage solution for real-time database SAP HANA®. Leveraging OceanStor Dorado V3 with SAP HANA offers outstanding performance and reliability to Government, Oil & Gas, finance, public service and many other […]


MediaTek to showcase its latest Smartphone, & Smart Home technology

MediaTek, a pioneering fabless semiconductor company and market leader in cutting-edge systems-on-chip (SoC), returns to GITEX Technology Week 2017 along with key global and regional partners to showcase an array of Smartphone and Smart Home technologies. This marks MediaTek’s fourth year at the region’s largest IT industry event, where it will celebrate its 20-year anniversary […]


ManageEngine announces performance monitoring for Office 365 at GITEX

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced that Applications Manager, its application performance monitoring solution, now supports performance monitoring for Office 365. The added support enables enterprise IT operations teams to gain visibility into the performance of their online collaboration tool as well as applications in the Office 365 suite. ManageEngine is demonstrating the […]


Red Hat demonstrates technology innovations for digital transformation

Digital transformation is going to challenge, disrupt, and divide companies – there will be the digital thrivers and the digital survivors. All aspects of IT are impacted, ushering in a new generation of technology that encompasses real-time decision platforms, cognitive systems, and the Internet of Things. In today’s world of digital transformation, open source software […]


Three-quarters of ME digital leaders invest in big data and IoT in 2018

More than three-quarters of the Middle East and North Africa’s digital-leading organisations will invest in Big Data and the Internet of Things in 2018, driving disruptive business competitiveness, according to a new report launched today at GITEX Technology Week 2017. The region’s digital-leading organisations have gotten off to a head start by investing in innovative […]


Dell EMC introduces new storage systems to help customers modernise IT

Dell EMC announced the availability of its updated market-leading storage portfolio refreshed with enterprise-grade capabilities designed to provide IT departments with the technology they need to modernise their data centre and begin their journey to transform IT. Recently, Dell EMC had extended its entry-level SC Series offering with the affordable new SCv3000 arrays, which will […]


Centra Hub launches VAT-Compliant Centra Books

Centra Hub, today unveiled Centra Books, a ready-to-use, plug-and-play, VAT-enabled and SaaS-based finance and inventory management system at GITEX Technology Week 2017. Visitors will be able to preview the solution at Centra’s stand. Centra Books will be available in the GCC markets over the coming weeks. Speaking on the launch, Nisith Naik, CEO of Centra […]


ManageEngine empowers IT help desks with new AD management integrations

ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced integration support for ServiceNow, ServiceDesk Plus, and Oracle and MS SQL databases within ADManager Plus, its Active Directory management and reporting solution. Available immediately, these integrations enable technicians using ServiceNow, ServiceDesk Plus, and various HR applications to easily carry-out AD user management tasks, from user onboarding to […]


Aruba demonstrates its Intelligent Mobility Solutions at GITEX

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, is demonstrating its mobility and IoT solutions that empower organisations to serve GenMobile – mobile-savvy users who rely on cloud-based business apps for every aspect of their work and personal lives – at GITEX Technology Week. Jose Vasco, Managing Director MEMA and CCEI at Aruba, said: “We are in […]


SAP showcases how IOT can transform daily lives at GITEX 2017

Global digital transformation enabler, SAP, announced today at GITEX Technology Week 2017 that the Internet of Things will catalyse the Middle East’s USD 70 billion digital contribution to GDP. According to McKinsey, the UAE contribution to that figure is USD 15 billion. Governments across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southwest Asia are increasingly driving […]


Pure Storage showcasing All-Flash Data Platform for the Cloud Era at GITEX 2017

Pure Storage is participating at GITEX Technology Week at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The company is showcasing its latest cloud-enabled, all-flash data platform, powered by the combination of FlashArray//X, the company’s first all-NVMe, enterprise-class, all-flash array for high performance structured data workloads and FlashBlade, the company’s all-flash array built for high-performance unstructured data […]


Epicor showcasing suite of cloud-ready, vertical-focused ERP Solutions at GITEX

Company highlights how Epicor ERP can help organisations prepare for VAT introduction and stay competitive in ever-changing macroeconomic environment Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, is using GITEX as a platform to showcase its range of global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. These include the latest version […]