Arrow Electronics Exhibits Modern Data Center Technologies and Cloud Security Solutions at GITEX to Help Solution Providers Capture Digital Transformation Opportunities

October 8, 2017 – Dubai, UAE: Arrow Electronics, Inc., (NYSE: ARW) will showcase a range of modern data center technologies and cloud security solutions from leading technology vendors at Gitex Technology Week to be held 8-10, October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

“IT professionals in both public and commercial sectors are under increasing pressure to demonstrate if they have the optimal data center technologies and cloud security solutions in place to support digital transformation and deliver values for their business or organization,” said Vimal Kocher, managing director for the Middle East region of Arrow’s enterprise computing solutions business. “We are working closely with our solution providers to help them acquire the critical consultative expertise and equip them with the practical solution portfolio to help end-customers better understand what it takes to capture transformative benefits delivered by these technologies in addressing current IT challenges.”

Among the innovative technology solutions on display at Arrow’s booth (Hall 2, G2-1) will be

  • Modern data center technologies: HCI, storage, servers, networking and services by Dell EMC;
  • Netwitness suite, secur ID suite and Archer suite from RSA, a Dell Technologies business;
  • Cloud, mobile and threat prevention solutions from Check Point;
  • SIEM, ATD, IPS and endpoint security solutions from McAfee;
  • Network testing, visibility, and security solutions from Ixia;
  • Hybrid cloud security, network defense and user protection solutions from Trend Micro;
  • NGFW, DLP and cloud security solutions from Forcepoint

“We are very excited to join Arrow for the first time at Gitex Technology Week,” said Gabe Luis, Ixia’s head of Channels and Alliances for EMEA.  “Collaborating with Arrow has added a powerful new dimension to our mission of making it easy for resellers to do business with Ixia and help fast-track compelling end-to-end solutions to value added resellers and their customers in the Middle East region.”

Emirates Technology Solutions (Etek) is one of the leading information technology solutions and services companies that Arrow’s working closely with to deliver optimal data center technologies and cloud security solutions.  Arrow will also be conducting daily technical seminars at Etek’s booth (located at Fujairah Government stand) during GITEX on the latest Dell EMC offerings in storage and data protection for enhancing efficiency and optimization.

“Arrow has enabled Etek to acquire the latest critical technology know-how about how hyper-converged infrastructure can deliver multiple compute, memory, storage, network and graphics options to match use case and cover a wide variety of applications and workloads. We have extensive experience in serving the public sector with their digital transformation initiatives. With Arrow’s help, we will display solution demonstration at our booth on how EMC VxRail Appliance family can offer extreme configuration flexibility, allowing end-users to choose the performance, capacity and graphics capability needed to extend and simplify deployment of big data analytics, high-end 2D/3D visualization and collaboration virtualized applications,” said B. S. Nath, executive director of Etek.

At Arrow’s booth stand, solution providers and resellers will be able to engage in face-to-face discussions with technology specialists from Check Point, Dell EMC, Forcepoint, Ixia, McAfee, Trend Micro and Arrow teams to learn more about emerging technology trends.

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About Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations serving over 90 countries.