According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index, by 2019, Middle East and Africa will have the world’s highest cloud traffic growth rate, at 41 per cent*.

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The Middle East & Africa is expected to have the world’s highest cloud traffic growth rate by 2019 – guaranteeing cloud computing suppliers have some of the biggest new business opportunities available in the Middle East than anywhere else on the planet. Coupled with this, data centre space has increased in the UAE and Saudi Arabian markets alone by more than 60%, helping firms overcome obstacles to cloud adoption.*

Who is taking part in 2017?

A10 Networks, Airwatch, Akamai, Arista, Brocade through, Forcepoint, Cisco, Citrix, D Link, Dell EMC, F5, FireEye, HPE, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Juniper, Microsoft, Netgrear, Netscout through Fluke, Oracle, Palo Alto, SAP

Who came to buy Cloud Computing products at GITEX Technology Week 2016?

– Visitors looking for cloud technology came from 106 countries
– 19,505 of visitors coming to source cloud computing are buyers
– 6,436 are actively looking to purchase Cloud Computing from suppliers at GITEX Technology Week
– 13,263 buyers of cloud computing have a budget in excess of $100,000


Which companies came to purchase Cloud products in 2016?

Abu Dhabi Airports Company, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, ADNOC, Airbus Defence & Space, Al Futtaim Group, Emirates Airlines, Emirates National Oil Company, Engineering Office The Office Of HH Sheikh Muhammad Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum, Etihad Airways, Etisalat, Government Of Dubai, , Thales International Middle East, SAL and many more…


The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution — it will impact the way all businesses, governments, and consumers interact with the physical world. Nearly $6 trillion will be spent on IoT solutions over the next five years. Discover how to embrace the technology that is truly transforming the world around us at GITEX Technology Week

Visitors who attended GITEX Technology Week to source IoT products

Visitors who attended GITEX Technology Week to source IoT products
– 7,401 visitors came from 90 countries to source IoT products at GITEX Technology Week
– 2,516 buyers looking for IoT have direct purchasing responsibility
– 6,364 of visitors were sourcing new suppliers and researching new products for their business.
– 3,818 of these had a budget in excess of $100,000

Companies that attended GITEX Technology Week to source for IoT included:

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Ajman Municipality & Planning Department, Al Futtaim, Al Hilal Bank, Commercial Bank of Kuwait, DAFZA, DEWA, Dubai Muncipality, Government Of Dubai, Ikea Al Futtaim Group, Jumeirah International LLC, Landmark Group, Lulu Group International LLC EMKE Group, Marriott International, Mcdonalds UAE EFFC, Meraas Holding LLC, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance, Ministry Of Operations, Ministry of Tourism, Muscat Municipality, National Information System, PepsiCo, Qatar Stock Exchange, Saudi Aramco, Union National Bank and many more!!