When I boarded the plane from London to Tel Aviv, Israel, recently for a whistlestop tour of several comms industry movers and shakers, I knew it would be an enlightening two days made all the more enjoyable by the weather and the cuisine.
But my high expectations were exceeded on all fronts (don't get me started on how amazing the food is…)
Along with a Light Reading TV video crew I visited:
To get a fuller flavor of our trip to Tel Aviv, check out this video blog:
We also managed to pop in to catch up with the ECI Telecom Ltd. team, who not only gave us a quick update on the company's technology developments but also provided invaluable advice on where to go and what to see during a brief visit to nearby Jerusalem. (See ECI Bolsters Its LightSEC Cybersecurity Solution.)
Tel Aviv has a reputation of being a hotbed of communications technology R&D and, based on our recent visit, it more than lives up to it. So we're already planning our next visit, when we'll be more than happy to make another pit-stop at the extraordinary Segev Kitchen Garden restaurant.
— Ray Le Maistre, , International Group Editor, Light Reading