Network Middle East rewards industry excellence at 2018 Innovation Awards
Public agencies dominate customer winning categories at 14th edition of the awards
Network Middle East has announced winners for its 14th annual NME Innovation Awards.
At a luncheon event in Dubai yesterday, seventeen categories were added in various network and cyber security fields.
Government agencies had a particularly strong showing in this year’s Awards picking up the bulk of the end user awards.
Among the key highlights was the Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs which took home the Unified Communications Implementation of the Year accolade for its UC project with Batelco and Avaya. Her Excellency Sheikha Rana Isa Daij Al-Khalifa, Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain, was at hand to receive the Award.
The RTA in Dubai collected two awards on the day, while perennial contender General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) took home the Wireless Implementation of the Year award.
The individual honours went to Dr Mohammad Khaled from the Regulations Supervision Bureau (RSB) in Abu Dhabi for Networking Professional of The Year (End User), while Ahmed Auda, managing director for Mena, Vmware won in the Network Professional of the Year (Vendor) category.
The full list is below.
Fixed Networking Implementation of the Year-RTA
Storage Implementation of the Year-RTA
Security Implementation of the Year - Emirates Global Aluminium
Data Centre Project of the Year-Datamena
Unified Communications Implementation of the Year-Bahrain Ministry of Foreign Affairs with Batelco
Cloud Implementation of the Year-Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA)
Wireless Implementation of the Year-General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)
Networking Professional of the Year (End User)-Dr Mohammad Khaled, Regulations Supervision Bureau (RSB) in Abu Dhabi
ADC Vendor of the Year -Citrix
Security Vendor of the Year -Fortinet
Cabling Vendor of the Year-Siemon
Storage Vendor of the Year-Dell EMC
Network Management Vendor of the Year-F5 Networks
Systems Integrator of the Year-Condo Protego
Networking Vendor of the Year-Cisco
Unified Communications Vendor of the Year-Avaya
Network Professional of the Year (Vendor) -Ahmed Auda, Managing Director for Mena, Vmware