Intelligent CIO Middle East Issue 23 - Page 106

FEATURE: GITEX “At Pure our mission is to help our customers put their data to work to drive innovation. This means bringing their business three critical attributes – speed, agility, and intelligence – to succeed in their own digital transformation,” said James Petter, Vice President, EMEA at Pure Storage. “We do this by delivering the Data Platform for the Cloud Era, a well-integrated set of software-defined data services (block, file, object, and VM/container), delivered by our flash systems, software, and cloud- based management that enables our customers to run all operations with cloud agility, improve the economics of data analytics at high velocity and scale, and ultimately derive new insights to deliver data-driven customer results never before possible.” Cloud-era web scale applications and a massively increased focus on data analytics across nearly every industry demand a new generation of all- flash storage, designed to power tomorrow’s innovation. Launched at last year’s edition of GITEX, FlashBlade, is the industry’s first cloud-era flash array, purpose-built for modern analytics and designed to drive tomorrow’s discoveries, insights, and creations. Available in 8TB, 17TB and 52TB blade configurations, FlashBlade offers a raw capacity of up to 4PB at full 75 blade scale. n Pure Storage GITEX Booth 106 INTELLIGENTCIO P ure Storage will be showcasing its latest cloud- enabled, all-flash data platform, powered by the combination of FlashArray//X, the company’s first all-NVMe, enterprise-class, all-flash array for high performance structured data workloads and FlashBlade, the company’s all-flash array built for high-performance unstructured data workloads. GITEX 2017 SPECIAL Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Managing Director of Ring R ing, a leader in home security, is making a foray into the Middle East market and will make its debut at GITEX. The company will use the exhibition as a platform to unveil its latest suite of smart home security products such as Ring Video Doorbell, Ring Video Doorbell Pro, Video Doorbell Elite, Ring Floodlight Cam and the new Ring Spotlight Cam in addition to announcing new partnerships across the region. “Ring re-imagined the doorbell so consumers could respond – using a smartphone – to someone at their front door from anyplace, anytime. Ring’s mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods and empower consumers by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with our suite of smart home security products. Since its launch in 2012, the company has grown tremendously and our products are well accepted in the US and other global markets. After our global success, we are looking to replicate this in this region as well and GITEX, being the biggest technology exhibition, is the best platform to make our Middle East debut,” says Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Managing Director of Ring. Ring’s mission is simple: to reduce crime in neighborhoods. Ring’s products globally have been hailed as a dependable second set of eyes and ears to deter would-be thieves from entering their homes, and it has been proven that Ring doorbells can reduce crime by up to 55%. n