Held at Emirates Towers’ Godolphin Ballroom, a blend of the top vendors and end-users were commended for their efforts over 2014.
The panel of four judges, comprising Ali Radhi, Head of IT, MBC; Ian Wakeford, MD, DW Consultants; Mohammed Shah, Head of IT & Business Solutions, AMS Baeshen Company and Trevor Moore, Chief Information Officer, Qatar University scoured the region to reward the best IT projects to have impacted business across the Middle East.
Scooping the two main individual accolades were Neil Menezes, Director of IT Operations, Jumeirah Group, who was named ‘Future CIO of the year’, and Ali Sajwani, Chief Information Officer, Emirates NBD, who won the coveted ‘CIO of the year’.
Once again CNME would like to congratulate all award winners and nominees, as well as everyone who attended the event.
Here is a full list of the award winners:
Hardware vendor of the year: Huawei
Software vendor of the year: VMWare
Security vendor of the year: Trend Micro
Storage solutions provider of the year: Dell
Managed Services Provider of the year: eHosting DataFort
Systems Integrator of the year: Finesse
Security Sytems Integrator of the year: Nanjgel Solutions
Security Solutions provider of the year: Spire Solutions
Government deployment of the year: Dubai Customs
BFSI deployment of the year: National Bank of Bahrain
Education deployment of the year: Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Program
Construction and real estate deployment of the year: Albatha Holding
Telecom deployment of the year: Etisalat
Retail deployment of the year: Landmark Group
Hospitality and tourism sector: Jumeirah Group
Healthcare deployment of the year: NMC Healthcare
Energy sector deployment of the year: ADNOC Distribution
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IT team of the year: Meraas Holding
Future CIO of the Year: Neil Menezes
CIO of the year: Ali Sajwani