Ehab Kanary, the VP of Enterprise Infrastructure for EMEA Emerging Markets at CommScope, speaks about his company’s participation at GITEX Africa 2023
Are you participating in GITEX Africa 2023? What will be your theme of participation?
Yes, we will be participating in the inaugural GITEX Africa 2023. The theme for our participation will be ‘Creating lasting connections in Africa’
Which products and solutions will you be showcasing?
We will be showcasing our infrastructure products, including Powered Fiber solution, imVision, Propel, and our Broadband solutions.
What is your expectation from the inaugural GITEX Africa event?
As GITEX is the most popular tech event in the Middle East, we believe the Africa event would provide great benefit for any company to participate in. It will provide us with a platform where industry leaders can connect, and forge new partnerships, or work opportunities.
What sort of activities have you planned around GITEX Africa?
As this is an inaugural event our focus is on networking, understanding the challenges in the region, and connecting with key decision-makers to support their network needs. The event will give us a better understanding or insights about present, as well as future technologies in the region.
How will you use the event to strengthen your presence in the African market?
We will connect with new customers and focus on educating them about the solutions that would help them to resolve many of their communication problems and build lasting connectivity between people for a better life experience.
What sort of market and tech trends do you foresee for the African market?
We expect to see a lot of growth in the following areas:
- Enterprise Applications
- Cloud Infrastructure and Applications
- Increased adoption of digital skills
- Digital Transformation
- Digital Infrastructure
Within digital infrastructure, some of the trends we see are data centers, fiber-optic cables, and mobile networks, where CommScope has an edge in terms of technologies ranging from passive to active networks.