Gitex Technology Week 2014

12-16 October 2014

Dubai World Trade Centre


Pioneering Network & Security Solutions

network"GITEX has been very good for us with a high quality of attendees. We've had a lot of very good meetings with government organisations and large enterprise. It's a unique opportunity for Symantec to use this platform to demonstrate our portfolio of technologies and solutions."

Justin Doo, Security Practice Director, Symantec

Smart Session

The Network & Security Zone will be complimented by a Smart Sessions conference area this year to further encourage the decision makers and influencers to return.

Is considered amongst peers as the annual must attend event involving the Who’s Who leading the way with biometric technologies, anti-virus/ anti-spam solutions, security tools and services.


Network with thousands of CSOs, CIOs, Senior Directors and decision makers from Construction, Finance & Banking, Government, Oil & Gas sectors looking for companies specialised in pioneering security solutions to safeguard mobility devices, corporate networks, business processes and information stores


  • Number of computers infected with viruses in the Middle East has dramatically increased due to the lack of adequate security precautions. Previously, there were more than 740,097 infected machines across the GCC - a 116% increase in less than one year.The Middle East ICT Market Analysis report said that the Middle East IT security software and appliances market is anticipated to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of more than 34% between 2010 and 2013.
  • Saudi Arabia has emerged as the largest market of the security products in the GCC, followed by the UAE.



GITEX Security Sessions

The Network & Security sector at GITEX is complemented by information security related topics at the GITEX Security Sessions. Supported by aeCert and endorsed by TRA, some of the speakers at previous seminars at GITEX seminars have included: Abu Dhabi Police, Blackhat, EC Council, Fortinet, ICANN, ITMATRIX, microsoft Gulf and UAE Ministry of Interior.

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  • APC & Pelco by Schneider Electric
  • Arbor Networks
  • Aruba
  • BifDefender
  • Bluecoat
  • Computerlinks
  • Cyberroam
  • ESET
  • Kaspersky
  • McAfee
  • Palo Alto Networks
  • Riverbed
  • Saifor
  • Secureway
  • Sophos
  • Symantec
  • Sonicwall amongst others.


CIO, CSO, CEO and Senior Security officials and
IT Managers from the following service sectors:


  • Education
  • Finance & Banking
  • Governement
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Military & Armed Forces
  • Oil & Gas
  • Transportation
  • IT Distribution Companies
  • IT Hardware, Software, Manufacturers & Suppliers






Network Software Solutions

Access control
Backup and Recovery Software
Clustering and Load Balancing Software
Communication Software
Disaster Recovery
Network Management Software
Network Security Software
Virtualisation Software

Network Equipment

Access Controls
Routers and Bridges
Structured Cabling
Uninterruptable Power Supplies - UPS Systems
ideo Networks

Security Software Solutions

Application Security
Business Continuity
Data Loss Prevention
Data Security and Integrity
Disaster Recovery
Encoding & Encryption
Identity Access Management
Internet Security
Mobile Security
Perimeter/Infrastructure SecuritySecurity Appliances
Secure Transactions
Storage Security




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