Gitex Technology Week 2014

12-16 October 2014

Dubai World Trade Centre


Cloud Confex Conference

Cloud Confex
09:00 - 09:30

Many companies look at the move to the cloud as an opportunity to reduce costs and increase reliability / availability. From a purely infrastructure perspective, that's true - however, the transition can provide a whole new perspective on what IT is and what IT can...
Speaker(s)  Ashi Sheth, Manager of Enterprise Platforms, Netflix Inc
09:30 - 10:15
Speaker(s)  Dimithu Leelarathe, Senior Architect, WSO2
10:15 - 11:00

Maintaining high standards of IT delivery through optimisation of the cloud requires well-defined management strategies that help deliver IT services with better results. But are companies able to effectively use the right policies to nurture growth, instead of limiting opportunities with permissions. Can the cloud...
Speaker(s)  Thameem Rizvon, IT Director, Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group
11:30 - 13:40
13:45 - 14:15

No doubt that the mobility boom has forced everyone to take progressive steps towards embracing consumer technology in a way like never before. BYOD, consumerisation of I.T. and the personal cloud have now turned the world of I.T. on its head. It is not just about a...
Speaker(s)  Dr. Jassim Haji, Director Information Technology, Gulf Air
14:45 - 15:15
Virtualization is happening at various points in the network. Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networking (SDN) are changing the options for Operators and Enterprises alike. Supporting cloud services requires well-defined I.T. management strategies that can evolve to handle the rich demands of the Internet of Things (IoT) and...
Speaker(s)  Robin Mersh, Chief Operating Officer, Broadband Forum
15:15 - 15:30
15:30 - 16:00
The cloud era has made the art of balancing security with service an imperative for businesses. This session will address: How can your organization assess the risks associated with cloud implementations Auditing usage, security, outages and disaster recovery Measuring performance, reliability and the trustworthiness of your providers...
Speaker(s)  Daniele Catteddu, Managing Director - EMEA, Cloud Security Alliance
16:00 - 16:45

The success of the cloud model has allowed even growing companies to leverage the benefits of enterprise technology. This has created a level playing field for businesses, thereby giving smaller players an equal opportunity to compete by being able to access enterprise class solutions with ease...
Speaker(s)  Jonas Zelba, Senior Research Analyst Information & Communication Technologies Middle East & North Africa, Frost & Sullivan
Sanjay K Joglekar, Group IT Manager, Fujairah National Group
Omar Ali Marosh, IT Specialist, Ajman Land & Property Department
Mohammed Shah, Head of IT & Business Solutions, AMS Baeshen Company
17:00 - 17:10


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  • Official Smart Car Partner
    Official Smart Car Partner
  • Network & Solutions Headline Sponsor
    Network & Solutions Headline Sponsor
  • GulfComms Headline Sponsor
    GulfComms Headline Sponsor
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  • Big Data Diamond Sponsor
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