Networking solutions vendor Juniper Networks, has continued to strengthen its presence in the region with a new addition to its leadership team.
Mohamed Tantawi has joined as the service provider director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META).
Tantawi will be responsible for establishing and strengthening alliances and collaborations with service providers to support their business transformation strategies.
Yarob Sakhnini, head, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Juniper Networks, said: "The addition of Mohamed to our team is very timely for our business, with service providers in the META region facing ongoing digital transformation driven by widespread growth of IoT and mobility, as well as a burgeoning focus on 5G. His experience will be valuable in supporting our customers achieve greater business agility and enhanced customer experience, while increasing 'cloudification' of their networks through Juniper's unique approach to simplification."
Tantawi has previously worked at several technology vendors including Cisco, EMC and IBM. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo and has worked extensively across the Middle East and North Africa market.