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Dubai: The first edition of the GB Tech Awards 2021 resulted in 22 winners taking top honours. Hosted by Motivate Media Group and Gulf Business, the awards honoured the biggest names in the tech industry and who delivered to innovative digital products and solutions in the last year.

The judging panel included industry experts including Dr. Lt. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi, Head of Telecommunications division, ICT centre, Abu Dhabi Police HQ, and Dr. Jassim Haji, President, Artificial Intelligence Society, Bahrain, along with the Gulf Business technology team.

Ian Fairservice, Managing Partner and Group Editor-in-Chief of Motivate Media Group, said: “Privileged to be launching the first edition of GB Tech Awards where we honour the innovators, out-of-the-box thinkers and builders of the region’s tech future. Technology has become an even bigger focus now.”

The 2021 winners of the tech awards are:
Consumer tech - Oppo
Enterprise tech - Cisco
Agrotech - Netafim
Digital Transformation - Xerox
Cloud - Oracle
Artificial Intelligence - Uniphore
Internet of Things - HPE
AR/VR - Takeleap
Blockchain - DLT Ledgers
Fintech - EFG Hermes (valU)
Cybersecurity - Entrust
Data Analytics - Netapp
Top Vendor - Nutanix
Top VAD - Spire Solutions
Top SI - Finesse
Top Reseller - Business Experts Gulf
Managed Services - Digital Okta
Startup of the year - Immensa
Tech enabler of the year - Human Logic
Best payment solution provider - Euronet Middle East
Marketer of the year - Sweta Kanoria, Huawei Middle East
CIO of the year - Jayakumar Mohanachandran, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group