Posted on April 26, 2014

The Organizing Committee of Qatar’s largest ICT event, QITCOM 2014, which will be held from May 26 - 28 at the Qatar National Convention Centre, has announced four major new technology sponsors - Ericsson, EMC², Technoserve and EBLA. 

Managed by fischerAppelt, Qatar, one of the leading conference and exhibition organisers, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQatar), QITCOM is the premier IT event and the largest technology and communication showcase in Qatar. The event attracts leading players in the industry from dealers to end users and is the scene of many numerous strategic partnerships being formed, deals being signed and promising business opportunities on offer.
Rinal Chaaban, fischerAppelt QITCOM 1 [].jpgOn this occasion, said Peter Anderson, director of Ericsson Qatar Gold Sponsor of the event: "As communications technology is continuously changing the lives of Qataris and the way they communicate with one another, Ericsson firmly believes that the journey to the Networked Society has already begun in the country, where everyone and everything will be connected. Today, we will discuss the advancement and development of the Networked Society with our partners and some of the most successful ICT players in Qatar, and we look forward to all of the productive and insightful discussions that will come from this year’s QITCOM event”.
For his part, Habib Mahakian, Regional General Manager, Gulf and Pakistan at EMC Regional General Manager, commented: "We are pleased to announce our participation at QITCOM as it not only reflects the importance of ICT for the Qatari government but also gives us the opportunity to share insights on the latest trends in technology with Qatari businesses and government agencies and highlight how EMC can enable them transform their IT organizations and strategies to align with their business requirements and overcome their challenges. With major trends like Cloud, Social Media, Mobility and Big Data influencing businesses and driving the IT market, organizations need to invest in their IT infrastructure to ensure readiness to transition to the third platform of IT to drive competitive differentiation, enhance customer retention and boost business growth. Through our participation, we maintain our commitment to the Qatari market and to our customers and channel partners across this fast growing market to redefine the future of the Qatari industries and community through the effective use of technology”.
In the same context, said Ahmed Issa CEO of Technoserve: "Technoserve, as a Qatari Technology developer, will show case the new innovative solutions which will benefit everyone in the market of IPTV & Digital Signage. Qatar as a fast growing economy will sure benefit from such information and communications technology events. We are keeping our fingers crossed for QITCOM 2014.”
As EBLA Computer Consultancy announced its participation as a bronze sponsor at QITCOM 2014, Nabil Nusseibeh, General Manager said:  " EBLA Computer Consultancy occupies a prominent position in the industry with a leading role in serving its customers in Qatar, the Gulf and the Arab region, due to its strategic partnership with the giant technology companies in the world such as  Microsoft and IBM, which has enabled us to deliver a large package of solutions to our locally and regionally.”

He continued: “Our participation as sponsors of QITCOM 2014 is because we believe in the importance of such an exhibition and conference, which serves all vital sectors, giving us the perfect opportunity to share with other exhibitors and guests the latest solutions and technologies that we provide to our customers."
For the organisers, ​​Raynal Shaaban, QITCOM 2014 project manager, said: ’We thank all our current sponsors who believed in the importance of having such a conference and exhibition related to information technology in Qatar, and specifically the importance of QITCOM 2014 itself, and assure that it will be the largest event ever in Qatar in the sector of information technology and communications.” QITCOM 2014 is the first step in positioning QITCOM as a key tech event on both local and regional levels and as a major tech event in the global information technology sector.

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