Sponsors & Partners
Lead Sponsor

DarkMatter defends its clients from cyber threat, helping preserve the confidentiality of customers’ information, the integrity of their systems and the availability of their networks. We offer a complete portfolio of cyber security solutions underpinned by industry leading intelligence, research and development (R&D). We have a team of tier one cyber security specialists with global experience, dedicated to providing secure, trusted and integrated cyber protection services to governments and enterprise. Supported by R&D facilities in the UAE, Canada, and China, DarkMatter develops its own intellectual property in-house.

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Biometrics Partner

NEC is recognised by many as one of the leading Biometrics providers globally if not the leading provider.  NEC is a global innovative thought leader in the Public Safety market. Its Facial recognition Software ‘NeoFace’ has established a position as number one (independently tested by NIST) for speed and accuracy globally.  NEC’s fingerprint AFIS software and Live Scan is also seen as world leading. NEC continues to invest heavily into the Public Safety market where it is driving strategy for many governments and organisations in Biometrics, Cyber Security, Smart Cities, Surveillance and Artificial Intelligence.  NEC truly believes in ‘Orchestrating a Brighter World’ to make the world a safer and more secure utilizing ICT technologies.

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Cyber Security Partner

Attivo Networks® is the leader in deception technology for real-time detection, analysis, and accelerated response to advanced, credential, insider, and ransomware cyber-attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response Platform accurately detects advanced in-network threats and provides scalable continuous threat management for user networks, data centers, cloud, IoT, ICS-SCADA, and POS environments. Attivo Camouflage dynamic deception techniques and decoys set high-interaction traps to efficiently lure attackers into revealing themselves. Advanced attack analysis and lateral movement tracking are auto-correlated for evidence-based alerts, forensic reporting, and automatic blocking and quarantine of attacks.

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Analytics Partner

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.


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Associate Partner

Axis offers intelligent security solutions that enable a smarter, safer world. As the market leader in network video, Axis is driving the industry by continually launching innovative network products based on an open platform - delivering high value to customers through a global partner network. Axis has long-term relationships with partners and provides them with knowledge and ground-breaking network products in existing and new markets.

Axis has more than 2,800 dedicated employees in more than 50 countries around the world, supported by a global network of over 90,000 partners. Founded in 1984, Axis is a Sweden-based company listed on NASDAQ Stockholm under the ticker AXIS.

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Networking Partners

Founded and operating in the region since 1990, GBM is the number one provider of IT solutions, leveraging industry leading technologies to drive real business results for clients. GBM is the sole distributor for IBM – excluding selected IBM products and services – throughout the GCC, apart from Saudi Arabia. GBM’s momentum was further enhanced in 1999, when the company secured the Cisco portfolio. Most recently GBM was named as the Apple Authorized Systems Integrator for the UAE.
GBM offers an extensive range of IT infrastructure, solutions and services ranging from consulting, resource deployment and integration to after-sales support. The company has offices in the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah), Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Pakistan.

Continuously recognized by its international partners, this year GBM has been awarded as IBM's Top Business Partner, Cisco's Middle East Partner of the Year, and Channel Customer Satisfaction Excellence, the highest distinction a partner can achieve within the Cisco Channel Partner Program.

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TECHWAN is a Swiss software company created in 2000, specialized in PUBLIC SAFETY solutions: EMERGENCY RESPONSE and CRISIS MANAGEMENT.

SAGA product line uses MULTISCREEN WEB and MOBILE workstations.

SAGA COMMAND & CONTROL was chosen by FRENCH NATIONAL GENDARMERIE to create the WORLD’S LARGEST CENTRALIZED CAD, with more than 6’000 workstations, spread all over Metropolitan France and Overseas. Now, they add more than 60’000 mobile workstations.

SAGA CRISIS is the main tool of FRENCH NATIONAL POLICE HEADQUARTER. Solution is available on MULTI-SCREEN WEB workstations, MOBILE devices and DASHBOARDS.

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Tahaluf Al Emarat is a software solutions provider based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Since inception, Tahaluf has recognized its place in the privacy and cyber security systems integration industry. Tahaluf Al Emarat has a profound experience with its world-class experts who have worked for big parastatals and federal governments.

Tahaluf's mission is to constantly roll-out groundbreaking security solutions to deliver new levels of experience to their clients. The company is poised on providing surefire solutions to protect the security and privacy of their clients on both: offline and online premises. However, Tahaluf appraises, plans and develops custom software solutions to adequately solve data-threat challenges or loss as well as the flow of operation in any given industry.

Tahaluf Al Emarat began its mission to provide real-time value-added solutions that reduce network and process downtime (thereby increasing the efficiency of employees or workforce for the best ROI), ensure data security, and enable your enterprise to maximize the investments made into IT infrastructure deployment.

Tahaluf's services include: safe city platform, biometric solutions, RIS and Fusion.

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What is Splunk? We take your machine data and make sense of it. IT sense. Security sense. Business sense. Common sense. Splunk products deliver visibility and insights for IT and the business. Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.

Splunk has over 14,000 customers in 110 countries using our software to improve service levels, reduce operations costs, mitigate security risks, enable compliance, enhance DevOps collaboration and create new product and service offerings. With Splunk they break down traditional data silos, achieve new levels of Operational Intelligence and gain insights that benefit IT and business users.

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Consent LLC, a leading Concrete Precast Company based in UAE is proud to partner with Karablok, a UK based Company dealing with Precast Concrete Security Barriers for Hostile Vehicle Mitigation and used as Ballistic and Blast Wall.

Karablok is a blast-proof and crash-proof modular precast concrete system that forms a highly effective security barrier. Tests have shown it provides protection against multiple cannon strikes, large blast loads and vehicle impact attack. It can be quickly installed and is designed to look good.

It is the only truly foundation-less precast concrete barrier system in the world at this time, that has been tested and certified to withstand a 7.2t truck impacting at 50mph”. Consent will manufacture Karablok in UAE and cater to local and surrounding GCC countries.

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With over 40 years experience, Consent is specialized in an extensive range of  Concrete products varying from Granix tiles, Interlocking pavers, Kerbstones, Masonry Blocks, Retaining wall products, custom made precast elements as well as licensed products from renowned international companies -  Terraforce, Keystone, Metten, Rosetta , Permatrak and Urabstyle.

At Consent, we believe in innovation and constantly endeavor to achieve higher standards of quality. Our 3 factories in Dubai, UAE  are equipped with advanced technology and are fully automated for maximum production efficiency. Many of our Plants & equipments are running on all energy efficient technologies. All production is carried out with strict quality control and in compliance with local and international standards.  We have a strong R&D that helps develop new products and improve our existing range. We are also strongly involved with Green Building initiatives be it products with high SRI , use of recycled materials , permeable pavers , low maintenance cost products etc.

It is our pleasure providing Concrete solutions.

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Digital Branding Partner

SMART GENERATION's  goal is to digitize Dubai, the UAE and the Gulf Region with the latest technology to assist in the region's continuous advancement.

SMART GENERATION exists to provide superior interactive display hardware, software and class-leading service.

Together with its professionalism and dedication, SMART GENERATION innovative Smart Kiosks enhance every customer's and client's experience.

SMART GENERATION is tirelessly working to become a brand that stands for high-quality and will be easily recognizable at every corner of the UAE and the Gulf Region.

Our technology and R&D team is constantly working to improve both hardware and software to keep SMART GENERATION products relevant and best in class solutions.

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