Market Buzz Gitex updates

Published October 14th, 2009 - 01:22 GMT

This year at Gitex we have the following accounts at the show and thought we'd share a few highlights that you might find of interest. Our team is on hand to help with any further information you may need:
Fortinet: Luca Simonelli, Regional VP - Italy, Greece, Turkey, Middle East & Eastern Europe, is available from 18-22-Oct on Secureway's stand Z-N9, Zabeel Hall. Fortinet has several new product announcements. The Middle East team has also recently expanded. Luca will also be on the panel of the Gitex panel discussion on "Understanding risk and combating threats".

FVC: As a leading VAD in the region, FVC has senior representatives visiting them on their stand Z-L1, Zabeel Hall. The most notable among them are:

    * Steve Leyland, Managing Director EMEA, Polycom, available 19-20 Oct
    * Peter Laurent, Head of EMEA Channel, Google Enterprise
    * Riverbed's VP, EMEA, Marcus Chambers
    * Tom Mingo – VP Sales from Vaddio, available 20-21Oct 
    * Paul Couturier, TippingPoint

NEC Computers:  With some of the recent announcements, Tong Chhor, EMEA Executive Director, is available during Gitex 18-22 Oct on Stand Z-F20, Zabeel Hall, to discuss his vision for NEC Computers in EMEA region

NEC Displays: NEC Displays will have a wide range of enterprise level display solutions on Stand Z-F20, Zabeel Hall, sharing the stand with NEC Computers and NEC Philips.

Opennet MEA:  In addition to sharing some of the new initiatives from Red Hat, Opennet will be joined by Lars Ronning, General Manager, EMEA, Zimbra - a Yahoo! business unit. Lars will be available from 18-22 Oct on its Stand 612, Hall 6, to discuss its entrance into the Middle East market.

Red Hat: This year Red Hat will be available in ITP VIP Lounge where its VP for Southern Europe and MEA, Franz Meyer, will be available from 18-22 Oct. Red Hat has made several new product announcements and will be discussing its strategy for MEA region.
Secure 1st: This new security vendor will be launching its Middle East services in the region at Gitex. Amir Pishyar, MD is available on Stand Z-P3, Zabeel Hall, 18-22 Oct, to discuss his channel and enterprise strategy for the region

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