At its first Enterprise Mobility event in Doha, Gulf Business Machines (GBM), a Middle East IT solutions provider explained how companies and government can leverage smart phones and tablets. The company discussed the increasing need for flexible and secure mobile solutions and infrastructure to conduct transactions over different smart devices.
Hosting over 100 customers at the W hotel in Doha, the company believes the event was held at a crucial time, when businesses in the region are looking at leveraging the opportunities around smartphones and tablets.
The event further discussed how to build, develop and integrate secure mobile applications into IT infrastructure and increase their return on investment. Soubhi Chebib, General Manager, GBM Qatar, highlighted the key strategies to deploy a mobility infrastructure that delivers superior mobile user experience. “The aim of the seminar was to share our experience, information and insights on how organisations can build mobile infrastructure and leverage the proliferation and the convenience of smartphones and tablets to conduct everyday business in a secure manner,” says Chebib.
“Mobile technology provides the opportunity to improve and analyse customer’s experience, while keeping the company’s data secure. GBM has demonstrated that it can deliver the most advanced and secure infrastructure and solutions through its key partnerships with IBM, Cisco and worldwide partners,” he adds.
Global and regional experts from IBM illustrated how to implement a cross-platform support strategy, and how to easily manage a mobile infrastructure.
Participants at the event discussed the latest challenges and opportunities when deploying a mobile infrastructure, including how to secure an investment, ways to improve the workforce efficiency through mobility, and how to deliver scalable enterprise connectivity.