Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 83 - Page 40

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With one of the world ’ s biggest and most highly anticipated tech events held successfully from October 10th to 14th 2022 at Dubai World Trade Centre , we look at companies that made a mark at this year ’ s show and find out what they achieved at GITEX GLOBAL 2022 . You can find news and all the updates at www . intelligentgitex . com

Leviton put spotlight on smart buildings and sustainability

Shady Youssef , Managing Director , Middle East and APAC , Leviton

Networking infrastructure vendor Leviton was at GITEX GLOBAL 2022 to shine a spotlight on smart buildings and highlight how organisations in the Middle East and Africa can factor in sustainability policies in their data centre and IT infrastructure .

Through investment in research and development , manufacturing , distribution , human capital and training , Leviton ’ s century of heritage provides a strong foundation to continuous improvement , high standards and innovation to the industry .
Shady Youssef , Managing Director , Middle East and APAC , Leviton , said since its existence , Leviton has been forward-looking , recognising customer needs more than just high-end products . Youssef said as the market is growing fast , data centres and smart buildings share several common aspects . “ Both are bandwidth and power-hungry and require a solid vendor with manufacturing capacity , innovation and technology advancement capabilities ,” he said . Youssef added that at GITEX Global , the company highlighted and promoted the importance of infrastructure planning for smart buildings because it is vital and requires a complete understanding of various ethernet-based technologies , including POE and IoT , all the way to the application level . “ Network designers , electrical engineers , cabling installers , IT managers , facility managers and end-users must weigh the pros and cons of these options . The sustainability policy also focuses on reducing packaging waste and we have introduced new green packs / bulk packs on most of the products .”

ManageEngine unveiled CloudSpend for Azure at GITEX GLOBAL 2022

ManageEngine , an enterprise IT management division of Zoho

Corporation , went to GITEX GLOBAL last month to showcase its entire suite of IT management and security solutions for the GCC market and launched CloudSpend , its cloud observability and cost optimisation platform , for Azure .
“ The future of how work will be accomplished in the context of business will be shaped by two significant recent trends : customers increasingly going digital-first and employees preferring to be remote-first . This calls for new work models and a fundamentally different approach to applying technology to drive business . At GITEX 2022 , ManageEngine showcased how it ’ s becoming a platform of choice for technology leaders seeking to ensure optimal ROI from their technology investments to enable hybrid work environments ,” said Rajesh Ganesan , President , ManageEngine .
Marking its 20th anniversary this year , ManageEngine ’ s presence at GITEX , the region ’ s largest tech event , was bigger than ever before . The company promoted its entire portfolio of over 60 paid products that can help businesses of all sizes manage their IT infrastructure , covering IT service management , operations management , security , Active Directory management , endpoint management and analytics .
Rajesh Ganesan , President , ManageEngine
“ The Middle East is an important market for us and GITEX has proven to be a great platform in establishing the company ’ s presence in the region and connecting with a wider audience ,” said Nirmal Kumar Manoharan , regional director , ManageEngine .
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