#GITEX GLOBAL

GITEX Future Stars: Accelerating the pace of change

Artificial Intelligence, big data, augmented and mixed reality, and blockchain are disrupting how creative industries produce, distribute, and consume content

UAE could excel in developing women coders, says Minister of State for AI

The country has earmarked October 29 as its annual ‘National Coders Day’

Abu Dhabi’s Hub71 and AWS accelerate startup growth on the cloud

Collaboration provides Hub71 startups with access to AWS Activate, with AWS credits worth up to $100,000 and access to technical support

UAE to create new task force for digital economy, minister says

Emirates Venus and Asteroid Space Mission looks for 50 per cent private sector upstream development

Live: All the views and news from GITEX Global in Dubai

The tech event runs from October 17-21 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

Data-driven economy at GITEX Global

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments have set lofty ambitions for themselves to be at the forefront of the digital revolution

cyber attacks

Here’s why coding is a biggest game changer for digital innovation

Coding and programming help young students develop problem-solving abilities, such as solving an issue rationally and creatively

Artificial Intelligence

GITEX Future Stars: Meet the innovative startups from India, Japan and France

The startups set to present at GITEX Future Stars aim to bring together the most innovative ideas to inspire positive change in business and society

Virtual Reality

GITEX Global: Women in tech

Women to take centre stage at GITEX Global’s TiE Women pitch competition, where women-led startups from over 40 cities pitch on stage for equity-free cash prizes, mentorship, investor networking and exposure

GITEX Future Stars: Meet the innovative startups from UAE, Italy and South Korea

Over 700 companies from more than 60 countries exhibiting at GITEX Future Stars will be able to access to the region’s tech investments

Digital Tranformation

The digital revolution in the Middle East

Gartner predicts that the IT spending in the MENA region is set to grow 4.5 per cent annually and reach $171.3bn this year as businesses increasingly digitise amid pandemic

GITEX Global: What’s new in 2021?

The region’s largest IT exhibition has been defining the newest trends, and displaying product developments from across the world for over 40 years

GITEX Global: Interview with Mohammad Meraj Hoda, VP of business development – MEA, Ring

The awareness and demand for smart home security devices such as video doorbells and security cameras is growing across the region

The growth of startups in the MENA region

With the return of in-person events like Gitex Global and the Dubai Expo 2020, the startup ecosystem’s development and investment future looks quite promising

GITEX Global: Interview with Moussalam Dalati, GM, Liferay Middle East

DXP plays a major role in preventing data breach and protecting customers’ data, providing greater privacy and more control over the information being shared at the backend and by the visitors

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GITEX Global: Interview with Werno Gevers, regional manager, Mimecast

Mimecast’s State of Email Security Report 2021 found that 45 per cent of organisations in the UAE reported an increase in the sophistication of incoming cyberattacks

GITEX Global: Interview with Nirmal Kumar Manoharan, regional sales director, ManageEngine

ManageEngine intends to announce some key feature and compliance updates within their IT security portfolio at Gitex Global

Cybersecurity

GITEX Global: Interview with Gaurav Mohan, VP sales, SAARC and Middle East, Netscout

The need for comprehensive solutions that provide visibility into complex network infrastructures cannot be understated

Energy Industry

Powering the future

The adoption of new technologies is set to transform the functioning of the energy and utilities sector as it transitions to a sustainable future

Virtual Reality

New realities in the virtual world

While AR and virtual reality continue to see strides and innovations in the gaming and entertainment industries, the technology is also rapidly expanding to automotive, healthcare, retail and more

Rami Kichli, VP – Gulf and Levant, Software AG

Gitex Global: Interview with Rami Kichli, VP – Gulf and Levant, Software AG

At this year’s GITEX Global, visitors to the Software AG booth will be able to witness IoT uses cases including ones developed by university students

edTECH

The growing opportunity for education technology in post-covid era

Building on the advances of the past two years, authorities can build a 21st-century education system that combines traditional teaching with the latest technology

Gitex Global x Ai Everything set to drive international transformation

Gitex Future Stars will host over 700 startups from more than 60 countries along with a network of 400+ international investors

Cybersecurity

Are organisations prepared for new cybersecurity risks?

GITEX Global will discuss the cyber threat landscape and how they are leveraging the emerging technologies to build a more resilient post-pandemic world

Healthtech heralds a future of data-driven healthcare delivery

Data analytics enables better management of workflows, patient flow, personnel flow and dynamically adapt capacity to demand

What’s ahead for blockchain in the Middle East?

Though blockchain is still nascent in the Middle East region, public and private sectors are beginning to use it to strengthen financial services, and optimise commercial operations