Veritas announces FY24 partner awards winners for the Middle East at GITEX

 Veritas Technologies, the leader in secure multi-cloud data management, today revealed the winners of its FY24 Partner Awards for the Middle East. The awards honour top channel partners across the region for their contributions to the Veritas business as demonstrated by overall performance in cloud, strategic growth, excellence in technical innovation, and strategic implementation of Veritas solutions.Yudum Yonak (pictured above), Channel Director of International Emerging Region at Veritas, said: “The winners of our FY24 partner awards are those who leveraged our cloud-native cybersecurity solutions to achieve remarkable business successes. Through our collaboration, organisations in the Middle East are discovering effective ways to handle and safeguard data, ensuring compliance, even in the face of growing IT complexities and the persistence of ransomware attacks. We applaud these exceptional partners for their commitment to exceeding business objectives and providing unparalleled value to our joint customers."Among the award winners were (see below for full list):Best Distributor (Gulf and Saudi) – MindwareThe Mindware team has a remarkable ability to swiftly execute tasks, provide support in recruiting new partners, and carry out marketing activities. Their biggest strength lies in winning net new logos, both in the enterprise and SME sectors, and passing these opportunities back to Veritas’ channel teams to inspire and motivate them. Their outstanding performance has earned them the prestigious Best Distributor award in both the Gulf and Saudi regions.The Most Significant Project of the Year (UAE) – MDS DubaiAs one of Veritas’ longest standing and strategically significant partners in the UAE, MDS Dubai has consistently delivered on crucial net new logos over the past year. Their elite post-sales team continues to invest in valuable resources to support our customers.UAE Partner of the Year – Alpha Data Alpha Data has outperformed its previous year's bookings, achieving maximum revenue between FY23 and the first half of FY24. Notably, Alpha Data helped secure Veritas’ largest deal in the Gulf's oil and gas sector.Best Cloud Performance (UAE) – Condo ProtegoThe Condo Protego team assisted a prominent UAE bank in transitioning to Azure, which not only facilitated their cloud migration but also expanded further opportunities for more cloud services, as they extended their presence in the cloud.Alliances Strategic Partner of the Year (Gulf & UAE) – Hitachi This award is dedicated to an exceptional Alliances Partner, whose journey with Veritas began locally in Pakistan and extended into the UAE. The success and significant impact achieved through our partnership with Hitachi is a result of their impeccable and seamless execution.Technical Elite Award (UAE) – ITS AgilityThe ITS Agility team has been instrumental in successfully completing a highly complex technology implementation for a leading healthcare organisation in the UAE. Their achievement isn't just about the sale; it’s about the exceptional implementation efforts by both the pre-sales and post-sales teams, enabling project signoff in less than 90 days.Best Distribution Award (Rest of Gulf Region) – Ingram MicroIngram Micro plays a crucial role in Veritas’ operations. The team’s unwavering loyalty and dedication is a key part of our success.Veritas has partnerships with more than 20,000 companies worldwide. Learn more about the Veritas partner ecosystem or find an authorised Veritas partner by region.Join Veritas at GITEX GLOBAL between 16th-20th October 2023, to learn more about how organisations can ensure their data?is protected, compliant, and recoverable when it matters most. Customers can find Veritas at Stand #CC2-1, Concourse II, Dubai World Trade Center.

Abu Dhabi to host Remarkable Emirati Women summit

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC), and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), the Mother of the Nation, the Remarkable Emirati Women summit will take place on 18 October 2023 at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi to showcase the exceptional achievements and capabilities of Emirati women.The event will be organised by PureHealth in collaboration with the General Women’s Union and the Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood, with the participation of women leaders including senior government officials.The summit will welcome more than 500 attendees and aims to inspire and empower the next generation of Emirati women by showcasing success stories from a group of female pioneers working in various sectors. The event will also feature engaging discussions and activities designed to encourage attendees to discover their full potential. The summit represents PureHealth’s latest initiative supporting the empowerment of Emirati women, aligning with the group’s strategic commitment to developing national talent.Shaista Asif, Co-Founder and Group Chief Operating Officer of PureHealth, said: "As we unite under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, the Mother of the Nation, PureHealth is truly honoured to host the inaugural edition of the Remarkable Emirati Women summit. This platform embodies our unwavering commitment to recognising the remarkable potential and capabilities of Emirati women and fuelling the aspirations of the next generation.“The summit is more than an event; it is a call to unlock the boundless potential within Emirati women. We are looking forward to gathering with leading visionaries to sculpt a future where aspirations know no limits. Guided by Her Highness's inspiring leadership, we are committed to fostering an environment where the remarkable contributions of Emirati women continue to illuminate our nation's path.” The summit will feature a programme filled with dialogue sessions, discussions, and keynote speeches. There will also be various interactive activities including a pledge wall, an awareness corner, an exhibition showcasing Emirati women entrepreneurs, a registration office for training, a tribute exhibition and a house of mirrors.Emirati women are critical to the UAE’s success across fields including sustainability, technology, healthcare, and education, among others. Data shows that 25,000 Emirati businesswomen run projects worth more than AED 60 billion and occupy 15% of the positions on the boards of chambers of commerce and industry nationwide. In Abu Dhabi alone, Emirati women represent more than 69% of the total Emiratis working in the healthcare sector.PureHealth has achieved significant milestones in supporting the national agenda by enhancing the role of Emirati women. The group comprises more than 3,675 Emirati women in various specialties. PureHealth operates the Emirati Development Centre overseeing its ambitious vision of preparing 1,000 future Emirati leaders in the coming years.The Emirati Development Centre is a vital initiative aiming to develop and nurture Emirati talent within the group. The centre focuses on enhancing the leadership skills and capabilities of Emirati employees, aligning with PureHealth’s ongoing commitment to supporting national goals and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The centre also provides tailored educational and developmental opportunities to empower Emirati professionals, preparing them to assume pivotal roles in the healthcare sector.