BITS & Digi-Sign at GITEX 2009

Abdul Rahman Al-Jaafari, governor of the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) formally opened GITEX Saudi Arabia 2009 — the 8th International Information Technology Exhibition, at the Riyadh Exhibition Center.

Amongst the 400 exhibitors, BITS showcased the Digi-Sign suite of digital certificate and signature solutions to the 100,000 visitors at the event.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia accounts for 40 percent of the total computer and IT application sales in the Middle East as a whole and is worth almost $5 billion, annually. IT sales continue to soar in the Kingdom with a surge of internet usage, e-commerce, e-banking services, and the related IT security underpinned by digital certificates and Public Key Infrastructure [PKI] technology.