Etisalat is the UAE’s leading telecommunications operator and one of the largest corporations in the GCC. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Etisalat serves 11.6 million residential customers and over 300,000 large, medium, and small enterprise and government customers across the UAE. As well as establishing several “firsts” over the past four decades, Etisalat has deployed many innovative technologies and services to remain at the leading edge of customer experience.
Etisalat currently has the widest coverage of 3G and 4G mobile technologies in the country. It has established an extensive fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network covering nearly 90% of the UAE’s populated area, making the UAE the most fiber-connected country in the world. Etisalat’s 4G+ LTE network is the UAE’s first, and currently the region’s widest, providing mobile broadband speeds of up to 300Mbps. The company has an extensive network of over 732 international networks and 252 preferred partner networks in 105 countries.
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate, and transform their datacenters using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage, and data protection technologies. The company provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT and transform their operations through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services customers across 180 countries, including 98% of organizations in the Fortune 500, and boasts the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from the edge to core to cloud.
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Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products, and initiatives that continually advance the way people work and live. Founded in 1968 as a manufacturer of semiconductor memory products, Intel introduced the world's first microprocessor in 1971. It has since grown into the world’s largest chip company and now employs more than 94,000 people in 300 facilities throughout the world.
As a global specialist in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in non-residential & residential buildings, industries & machines manufacturers, utilities & infrastructure, and datacenters & networks. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive, and green, the Group's 170,000 employees are actively committed to helping individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
Veeam Software is the pioneer of a new era of availability for the modern datacenter. Unlike legacy backup solutions that provide recovery time and recovery point objectives of hours or days, Veeam helps organizations meet recovery time and point objectives of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data. This is achieved through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified protection, leveraged data, and complete visibility.
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware's industry-leading virtualization technology, our solutions deliver a brave new model of IT that is fluid, instant and more secure. Customers can innovate faster by rapidly developing, automatically delivering and more safely consuming any application. VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. It is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices throughout the world.
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source solutions and has been ranked as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for six consecutive years in CIO Insight Magazine's Vendor Value survey. It provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management, and service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training, and consulting services to its customers worldwide.
By reducing the time it takes to detect attacks and promptly resolving security incidents as they arise, Fidelis Cybersecurity is creating a world where attackers have no place left to hide. Its Fidelis Network and Fidelis Endpoint products look deep inside its customers' traffic and content, where attackers typically hide their exploits. Then, it pursues them out to the endpoints where critical data lives. With Fidelis customers know when they’re being attacked and can retrace their attackers’ footprints, thereby preventing data theft at every stage of the attack lifecycle.
Nutanix makes infrastructure invisible, elevating IT to focus on the applications and services that power their business. The Nutanix enterprise cloud platform delivers the agility, pay-as-you-grow economics and operational simplicity of the public cloud, without sacrificing the predictability, security and control of on-premises infrastructure. Nutanix solutions leverage web-scale engineering and consumer-grade design to natively converge compute, virtualization and storage into a resilient, software-defined solution that delivers any application at any scale.
FireEye is the leader in stopping advanced cyberattacks that use advanced malware, zero-day exploits, and APT tactics. FireEye's solutions supplement traditional and next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways that cannot stop advanced threats and therefore leave security holes in networks. FireEye offers the industry's only solution that detects and blocks attacks across both web and email threat vectors, as well as latent malware resident on file shares. It addresses all stages of the attack lifecycle with a signature-less engine utilizing stateful attack analysis to detect zero-day threats.
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Juniper Networks believes the network is the single greatest vehicle for knowledge, understanding, and human advancement that the world has ever known. Every day, Juniper Networks is helping its customers build the best networks on the planet. Every innovation it envisions and every technology it creates is informed by a desire to help solve its customers’ toughest challenges so they can compete and thrive today and into the future.
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BARQ Systems is a leading regional full turn-key ICT solutions provider that serves business and government clients across EMEA. Since its establishment in 1993, BARQ Systems has established a solid reputation as a leader in implementing and maintaining proven and scalable data and telecommunications infrastructure solutions through working with various organizations across the EMEA region. This reputation can be attributed to the company’s strong technical expertise, its ability to deliver quality products and services on time and within budget, and its commitment to communicating effectively with customers and partners. BARQ Systems' focused approach and eagerness to address new challenges enables it to deliver flexible and reliable solutions that its customers can trust.
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Misys is at the forefront of the financial software industry, providing the broadest portfolio of banking, capital markets, investment management, and risk solutions available on the market. With more than 2,000 customers in 130 countries, its team of domain experts – together with its extensive partner ecosystem – have an unparalleled ability to address industry requirements at both a global and local level. Misys connects systems, collects data, and creates intelligent information to drive smarter business decisions, while its Fusion software portfolio is capable of delivering a holistic view of its customers' operations, thereby helping them to solve their most complex challenges.
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Commvault is recognized for helping organizations turn their data into a powerful strategic asset. For more than 15 years, Commvault has had a singular focus — maximizing the value of customers' data. It’s all we do. All of the applications in Commvault’s end-to-end suite of data protection and information management solutions offer flexible entry points and are built from the ground up, on the same platform. For customers, that means Commvault solutions are faster to learn, easier to use, and more effective — one integrated platform is all they need to keep, find, and use all of their strategic data assets.
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Nexthink is the leader in real-time analytics for end-user experience monitoring. By combining continuous sentiment analysis and technical measurements, Nexthink is revolutionizing IT operations. Its unique visualizations allow IT to quickly understand the end-user experience and transform IT operations from reactive to proactive, reduce costs, improve security, and enhance end-user productivity. 90% of IT executives say their end users struggle with technology problems that they have no way to detect. With end-user expectations increasing and the move towards hybrid-IT, simply monitoring networks and servers is no longer enough; operations need analytics from the endpoints to understand the real end-user experience.
AGC is a global solutions integrator, representing the world’s leading brands in the fields of unified communications, network infrastructure and datacenters, cybersecurity (CYBER-i), and enterprise applications to evolve the customer’s digital landscape. AGC’s ability to tailor solutions across quadrants is strengthened through its delivery of seamless customer support services. A leader in enterprise communications in India, AGC has a significant presence across the Middle East, Africa, North America, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the Philippines, and the UK, serving over 3,000 customers in collaboration with global technology leaders like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Avaya, Intel Security, Juniper, Cisco, Shoretel, Verint, and Polycom, among others.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the datacenter to workplace applications, HPE's technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive, and more secure.
Automic is the world’s most comprehensive platform for automating businesses. Founded in 1985, Automic pioneered the largest, independent, globally deployed automation platform which powers enterprise, application, and infrastructure processes. As the consumerization of IT accelerates, Automic is reimagining how organizations integrate next-generation service models such as cloud, DevOps, and big data.