On the first day of GITEX 2013, I glimpsed a future that could have been straight out of a Black Mirror episode.
The Fairmont Hotel Dubai this morning played host to an EMC and Computerlinks partner breakfast, at which the pair honoured two of their top-performing partners in the Middle East.
Netgear is taking GITEX as an opportunity to explain to partners the advantages of selling complete solutions as opposed to point products, the vendor’s Regional Director for the Middle East, Ali Ahmar, said today.
WD has focused heavily on its second generation Red SOHO (small office and home) NAS drives this week, as it hopes to appeal to small office buyers.
The biggest cyber-threats facing Middle Eastern businesses today come in the form of targeted attacks, Trend Micro’s Vice President for the Mediterranean, Middle East and Africa regions said today.
Meru Networks this week used GITEX as a platform to regionally launch the new AP832, which it says the market’s fastest 802.11ac access point.
Mobile broadband is becoming a key telecoms industry focus in the Middle East, as more and more investments are made into building mobile broadband infrastructures, according to Bob Cai, Vice President, Wireless Marketing Department, Huawei.
Brocade is using GITEX to meet key customers and clients this year, as opposed to simply proclaiming its presence at the show, the company’s EMEA Vice President, Marcus Jewell, said today.
Network security specialist Fortinet this week used GITEX to regionally launch its new FortiGate-3700D solution, which the vendor claimed is the world’s fastest data centre firewall appliance.
F5 Networks has used GITEX to big up its cloud credentials this week, as it seeks to educate customers about the reality of doing business on the cloud.