Timefor some Gitex News and flashes of the advancements made during the week.
2 November, United Arab Emirates, Dubai: Gitex Technology Week was recently concluded at World Trade Centre Dubai. It has persistently set a mark year after year right from its inception 35 long years ago. Gitex has an extraordinary ability to identify and project the latest IT trends as well as those that can be foreseen as the biggest ones in the near future.
It is rightly said that walking through Gitex is like walking through the future. GITEX empowers companies that participate by projecting and identifying the trends in market as well as giving visitors the opportunity to engage and imbibe the recent advances in the industry.
Thus, Gitex plays a pivotal role in highlighting offerings of the ICT sector and further strengthening the re-export segment. Gitex propagates an annual trading hub unlike any other in the entire MEASA regions. It enables the creation of an inbound sourcing platform for players around the gulf region too. The theme for this year’s event was ‘The Internet of Everything’, this being the hottest topic to capture imagination of one and all of late. Internet of everything is the vision for the future of internet and that of networking world too.
Prologix regularly showcases at this mega event, this year being no different. Prologix participated here with as much fervor as always bringing in newer, better products under its portfolio. There has been a substantial increase in the number of vendors sharing booth space with the leading VAD (Value Added Distributor) from the previous years.
Prologix has substantially added on to its product portfolio through its strategic partnerships with key global vendors. The current vendor tally of the VAD is at 50+ including the largest brands of the world, together offering over hundreds of top-class technology solutions.
The theme followed by Prologix happened to be Unified Communications, Network & security, Wireless Solution and Test & measurement. Each of its vendor were classified under these segments to have a clearer and better reach for the audience. These include Sangoma, Exclaimer, Level One, Tramigo, Faxing Solution, Netscout, Avaya – VC, Fluke Network, AFL, Spectracom, Keysight, Peplink, Zebra, Trango Systems, Cambium Network, Bosch and Microtic.
Avaya got with it the latest Avaya Scopia Elite 6000 series MCU. The next generation platform for HD multi-party video collaboration. This harnesses revolutionary processing power to support demanding conferencing applications. One can enable remote endpoints to secure video networks with the Avaya Scopia Firewall Traversal.
Avaya conference room systems having the flagship product Scopia XT5000 which sets the standards for an exceptional conferencing experience was also on display. It incorporates the latest video communications technology including dual 1080/60fps video channels, H.264 High Prpfile for bandwidth efficiency, H.264 Scalable Video Coding for error resiliency and Apple iPad device control.
Faxapps Network server was on display to meet the needs of small to mid-size businesses. Faxpp Network servers comes with all the necessary hardware and software to allow network users to send and receive faxes from desktop browsers. It is a turnkey solution that connects PSTN lines. This converts faxes to TIFF files and can print the faxes from any application too.
Spectracom Time and frequency reference system included SecureSync and the Vela Sync Systems. These are for network synchronization with high bandwidth NTP, PTP options, assisted GPS and sync monitoring. Internal Oscillator maintains an accuracy if any loss of references. The GPS receiver is of dual frequency with SASAM GPS options.
Trango Systems portrayed the Orion Series which can go upto 1.5-2.5 GHz. The licensed ones included the Lynx Series which is scalable equipment upto 400 Mbps to 750 Mbps. This is well suited for budget constraint environments. The Stratalink Series is the unlicensed version with 24 GHz. Altum series is the famous legacy product from Trango going upto 800 Mbps. It has built-in Wi-fi access points.
Cambium Networks demonstrated the Force 110, PTP 650 connectors. PTP 650 integrated and the ePMP 1000 integrated versions. Peplink got with it the Peplink Max on the go mobile router with 3G/4G capabilities. The Peplink outdoor came with various versions of the tp access points.
Craneworks displayed its Wayfinder technology that helps in categorized searches. Promotions could be the highlight if the customers chooses so. Multi-language enabled, this is one of the kind feature not found on the regular Wayfinders. These could be used for ships too where people can search for rooms along the mulit-level ship floors. When used in car parks the user can not only find the floor on which his car is parked but can take you to the exact location of the car. This wayfinding system can also be integrated with mobiles and tablets to make wayfinding much simpler. The unique features include 3D wayfinding, made completely customizable and can be easily downloaded using QR codes.
Fluke Networks demonstrated tools such as the Pro3000 Analog Probe, IntelliTone Pro 200 LAN, MicroMapper, Visi-Fault Visual Fault Locator, D814 Series Impact tools, Modular Crimper and the Pro-tools kit. Get advanced vision for locating network cables more effectively at patch panels, switches, termination blocks, or those hidden within bundles with the help of Fluke products.
Netscout’s showcased Link Runner, Truview and the Optiview Series. These products are best in-line to help network engineers to prove the root cause for the network problems. They help in advanced network analysis and network discovery. Also help in traffic packet analysis. Help in calculating end-user response times and much more.
Zebra makes businesses smarter in this connected world by bringing in the 6562 outdoor and the 7522 access points. The 6562 unique, multi-purpose device can execute and enforce the IDS/IPS security policies configured in the Zebra wireless switch, and can also be utilized as a 24x7 dedicated sensor for wireless IPS with air defense services. The 7522 versatile dual radio access point can operate as an in-line sensor for client location awareness and security threat analysis, or can be used as a dedicated full-time dual band sensor. It is an ideal tool when building a multi-role, secure network. The versatility of the AP 7522 also means cost savings without sacrificing quality.
LevelOne portrayed the networking components with KVM Switches and Network Switches, Media convertors and IP Cameras. Also featured were the outdoor/indoor access points. These provide for flexible switching for an uninterrupted multi-media experience across multi-platforms. The media convertors provide web-based management where the administrator can remotely monitor and configure to control the status of each unit.
Keysight Technologies showcased multiple handheld devices digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, thermal imagers and resistance testers. The likes of U5855A TrueIR or U1230 Series were among the ones displayed. The Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO) have the ability to debug time domain and frequency. Oscilloscopes are useful measurement tools because of their fast frontier transform (FFT) capabilities.
Sangoma is an open source PBX system. It can be customized with specific hardware solutions for Free PBX phones on the PSDN or FXO lines. The Trunk Cards available with Sangoma helps the extension of upto 1000 users without the requirement for licensing each time. The android based grandstream helps in videocalls and android conferencing that is enabled with full touch screen. Works on any tablet or application. The unique point of these devices is that it is fully integrated with the Microsoft.
The exclusive signature manager Exclaimer got with itself Exclaimer Signature Manager for the Exchange Edition and the Signature Manager for the Outlook Edition. Using Exclaimer one can maintain total control over all email signatures with consistent marketing content. The exchange edition adds signatures to all emails passing through the exchange including the ones sent from mobile devices.
The signature for outlook edition helps distribute emails directly to end user’s Outlook client. This combines text with images and dynamic data to create compelling signature templates. Also allows users to choose their signature right while writing the mails.
Bosch featured its range of security cameras including fixed domes cameras, IP Cameras and analog cameras. The extensive pro-quality portfolio can be deployed in small to medium sized security applications.
The complete range of wireless routers from Microtik was an added highlight. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to state Prologix’ s long & complete portfolio of the latest in wireless and networking products was a sight to behold. The company aims to emulate the immense success in the days to come.
The year’s event was an amazing one for the company as it has gained good business leads. The company has also facilitated meetings of with prospective clients and various business heads. Thus, with the conclusion of Gitex comes another successfully completed year for Prologix. Prologix is now eager on contemplating what’s in store for the next year’s Gitex and wants to back soon again.
Prologix Distribution is a well-known VAD for world’s leading technology products with numerous top brands among their Clientele. It is the distribution arm of Prologix LLC, an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company. The company is in operation since 1998; headquartered in Dubai with offices and warehouses located in various regions of UAE, Qatar, Kenya, Nigeria, India and Sri Lanka.
The company specializes in value added distribution of products and solutions for wireless, RF & microwave, test & measurement, security & surveillance, telecom, mobility, vehicle tracking etc. The company is committed to deliver service with unmatched quality and value to its broad network of channel partners across verticals like Telecom, Real Estate, BFSI, Government, Oil & Gas, Education and Hospitality among others.