NME Innovation Awards honours networking leaders
NME Innovation Awards 2010 presented to best companies and individuals in the Middle East
The leading individuals and companies from the Middle East IT networking sector were honoured last night, at the Network Middle East Innovation Awards 2010.
Nearly 200 IT managers, vendors, channel partners and service providers attended the awards, which recognized the best projects, individuals and companies operating in the IT infrastructure sector in the region.
The awards, which are now in their sixth year, were presented at a gala dinner, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai. From a very strong field of nominees, some of the highlights were the Networking Professional of the Year award, which went to Bas Wijne of Orbit Showtime Network, project awards for Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, RTA Authority and the Department of Finance, Abu Dhabi Government, and HP taking home the award for Networking Vendor of the Year.
"The NME Innovation awards are the longest running awards for the networking sector in the Middle East, and they represent the very best that the region has to offer. The quality of the projects that were nominated, and of the companies and individuals, stand as proof of the levels of expertise and professional standards that are to be found in the industry today," said Natasha Pendleton, publisher of ITP Technology group. "I would like to congratulate all of the winners, and to thank our sponsors for their support."
The full list of winners:
Best Wireless Implementation
Yas Marina Circuit
Best Fixed Network Implementation
Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai
Best Data Centre/ Storage Deployment
Department of Finance, Abu Dhabi Government
Best security implementation
Best Fixed Networking Solution Range
Best Wireless Solution Range
Best Storage Solution Range
Best Cabling Solution Range
Best Enterprise Telephony Range
Best Data Centre Security Solution Range
Best Security Appliance Range
Best Security Application Range
Best Network Management/ Data Management Solution Range
Best Systems Integrator in the Middle East
Best Networking Distributor in the Middle East
Westcon Middle East
Networking Professional of the Year
Bas Wijne, OSN
Networking Vendor of the Year