UBIFRANCE, the French export-support agency, will present 25 companies at GITEX, where they will showcase their innovative digital products on the French pavilion. The trade show is the digital industry’s biggest event in the EMEA region and will take place in Dubai (UAE) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), from 14th to 18th October, 2012.
The French Pavilion will host the 25 French exhibitors in approximately 243 m² across set into the Business Solutions hall.
A wide range of products will be exhibited, including those relating to business IT, business communications and networks, ICT infrastructure, IT and telecoms accessories, Future Internet, consumables, open source, cards technologies, electrical protection systems, consulting, mobile content, HR IT solutions, electronic devices for taxi drivers, and more.
According to the European Information Technology Observatory (EITO), worldwide IT expenditure is experiencing substantial growth rates in emerging countries and should have risen by 4.3% in 2011, reaching EUR 963.4 billion. In Europe, France enjoyed a 3.4% increasein expenditure.
The EITO highlights the substantial upsurge — by 4.2% — in the French infrastructure software segment in 2011. This trend is expected to continue in 2012, with a forecasted 4.8% rise. The growth in this segment is primarily the result of rising sales in storage- and security-applications solutions, boosted by the proliferation of Cloud Computing offers.
Also according to the EITO, the worldwide IT market in 2012 will grow by 5.4%, exceeding EUR 1,000 billion in sales for the first time.
A list of the companies that will be on the French pavilion is supplied below (to be completed);
The companies are : BEE WARE, E-Citiz, EVOLIS, KURMI-SOFTWARE, NEW NET 3D, INFOSEC, MOBIWIRE, TAZTAG, OFFICE GEMINI S.A.S, CASSIOPAE, EXCELIANCE, PREACTOR, ATAgleike, KCEI, VEXPO, PREACTOR, TECLIB, MOBIBASE, ANDREXEN, EXCELOM, GESS-IT, HRACCESS and ORSYP.
Rushika Bhatia Editor
Rushika Bhatia is one of the region’s leading commentators on business and current affairs issues. She is the Editor of CPI Media Group’s flagship title – SME Advisor magazine. In addition, she leads CPI Media Group’s infographics division – with special emphasis on data, research and statistics. Rushika has a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, USA and is also CIMA qualified.