Network Middle East recognises industry excellence at annual awards
Sixteen winners feted an awards luncheon in Dubai; RTA major winner for the day
The winners of the 14th edition of the annual Network Middle East Innovation Awards have been announced today at a luncheon in Dubai.
From an original 75 nominations, 16 winners were announced, split evenly between vendor and implementation categories.
The winners this year were a mix of private and public organisations. Perennial contenders the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), were the main winner on the day, taking home two awards.
In the vendor categories, industry heavyweights Dell, Avaya, Fortinet and Huawei all won in their respective categories.
In our individual categories, Anshul Srivastav, CIO, Union Insurance won the Networking Professional of the Year honour, with the judges impressed by the insurer’s digital efforts and Srivastav’s efforts in leading that transformation.
The full list of winners is below:
|Wireless Implementation of the Year||ADNEC|
|Fixed Networking Implementation of the Year||The RTA|
|Storage Implementation of the Year||MDC|
|Security Implementation Project of the Year||Abu Dhabi Municipality|
|Data Centre Project of the Year||du|
|UC Implementation of the Year||Emirates Palace Hotel|
|Cloud Implementation of the Year||The RTA|
|Storage Vendor of the Year||Dell Technologies|
|Cabling Vendor of the Year||CommScope|
|Security Vendor of the Year||Fortinet|
|Network Management Vendor of the Year||Riverbed Technology|
|Networking Vendor of the Year||Huawei EBG|
|UC Vendor of the Year||Avaya|
|Systems Integrator of the Year||Finesse|
|Networking Professional of the Year (Vendor)||Sakkeer Hussain|
|Networking Professional of the Year (End user)||Anshul Srivastav|