Catch the “Connected Experience” at Gitex Technology Week 2014


Demonstrations feature:

  • Newest converged network and Unified Communications and Collaboration technologies
  • Guest BYOD solution lets guest use personal smartphones for hotel services
  • Connected Bus delivers new experience for students while providing safety    


Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will demonstrate its growing success in the Middle East and commitment to technology innovation through its participation at Gitex Technology Week 2014. Under the theme “Connected Experience,” Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will showcase its latest innovations in intelligent network infrastructure and communication solutions that enhance network performance and the user experience.
The benefit of converged networks, which combine voice, video, data and mobility applications on a single network, will lead the demonstrations at the event. The Unified Access solution comprises a rich set of secure BYOD services that enables employees and customers to use corporate or personal, wired or wireless devices on the enterprise network and simplifies the job for IT management of the network.

The company will also showcase new enhancements in Unified Communications & Collaboration solutions including the award-winning OpenTouch Conversation for Web, which helps users inside and outside the organization join OpenTouch meetings from their laptop, tablet or smartphone and the Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch Enterprise Cloud suite of communication and collaboration services.
Addressing vertical segments, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will demonstrate its Guest BYOD Telephony solution designed for the hospitality industry. Guests can use their own mobile devices to access hotel services, which includes controlling the in-room environment, adjust lighting and temperature, access hotel services, set a wake-up calls, set their do not disturb room status, and more.

Similarly, for the education sector, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will introduce the “Connected Bus”, which is a classroom on wheels aimed at helping deliver new, affordable learning experiences to students, teachers and bus drivers across the school transportation system.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will be located at Stand D 10, Zabeel Hall at Gitex Technology Week 2014 that is being held from October 12th-16th at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center.

Baher Ezzat, Regional Sales Director for the Middle East Region
“Many new devices, such as smartphones and next-generation IP phones, demand additional bandwidth and sometimes have power requirements that are above the limits of today’s networks. Coupled with employees demanding to connect their own devices to corporate networks, companies are faced with increasing mobility and security risks. At Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, we help our customers address today’s challenges by offering them the solutions they need to meet organizational demands while remaining productive.”

“At this year’s Gitex Technology Week, we will be showcasing an impressive line-up of our latest converged networking and collaboration solutions focusing on specific verticals such as Hospitality & Travel and Education. We will demonstrate how our solutions can connect networks and transform businesses, while providing a glimpse into the future of communications though our theme “Connected Experience.” This year, we also have visiting experts from our global Research & Development team at the stands ‘Innovation Corner,’ who will share insights into the future of Unified Communications and Collaboration. We look forward to another successful year at the event as we remain committed to shaping the future of enterprise technology in the region.