AT GITEX this year, tech behemoth Huawei launched DataLake which follows the ‘One Cloud, One Lake, One Platform’ architecture in an effort to help customers innovate their services and increase the value of their businesses based on application scenarios of customers from sectors such as public utilities, finance, transport and manufacturing. 

Read more: Huawei’s An Jian discusses importance of data in our hyper-connected world

The best LTE networks are the foundation of the best 5G performance in non-standalone (NSA) 5G architecture, according to Aji Ed, CTO Middle East and Africa, Nokia. In an exclusive interview with Telecom Review during GITEX Technology Week 2019, Nokia’s CTO outlined the importance of strong 4G network for great 5G performance.

Read more: Nokia’s CTO emphasizes that great 5G runs on top of great 4G

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), showcased some of its cutting-edge innovations and solutions that are helping enterprises achieve their digital transformation objectives at the recently-concluded GITEX Technology Week. du's strategic vision is clear and that is to help customers embark upon digitalization. In an interview with Telecom Review, Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO of Telco Services at du, outlined the importance of humanizing technology so that it does not overwhelm the consumer.

Read more: “Technology can be overwhelming” – Fahad Al Hassawi, Deputy CEO, du

Huawei showcased all of its newest innovations at GITEX 2019, held in Dubai World Trade Center, where the focus was on how deeper integration of AI and the 5G ecosystem are driving the industry towards complete digital transformation. Alaa Elshimy MD & VP of Huawei Middle East was present at the event. In an interview with Telecom Review, he went into detail on some of the most advanced technologies launched at the event.

Read more: Huawei advances AI and gets ready for 5G expansion

By Tala Issa

Attacks in the cyberspace in the Middle Eastern region are very much prominent and present.  Bitdefender, the cybersecurity technology provider, has been at the forefront of providing organizations with robust security infrastructure to protect them against cyberattacks.

Read more: Bitdefender cybersecurity experts on threats and attack complexities in the cyberspace

Ekow Nelson, Vice President and Head of Global Customer Unit Etisalat and Pakistan at Ericsson Middle East & Africa, takes care of Ericsson’s business with the Etisalat Group worldwide. He also has country responsibility for Pakistan, across sales, delivery, and overall customer management. His job is to focus relentlessly on customers’ strategic priorities and ambitions and to mobilize the best of Ericsson technology and capabilities for their success. Telecom Review caught up with Nelson at GITEX Technology week.

Read more: “Our big announcement is: 5G is here and let’s start deploying it!” – Ekow Nelson

In this industry, many businesses are built on the experiences they provide their customers with and Avaya has been a key player when it comes to enabling this. Avaya has created customer-based intelligent communications experiences for both customers and employees alike for nearly two decades.

Read more: Avaya’s Nidal Abou-Ltaif talks customer-centric intelligent communications experiences

Cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks showcased some of its latest offerings at GITEX Technology Week in Dubai, where Telecom Review sat down with Ercan Aydin, the firm’s Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa. In the interview, Aydin talked about the cybersecurity landscape of the region and what the future of the industry holds with regards to artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.

Read more: Ercan Aydin from Palo Alto Networks comments on the future of cybersecurity

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