Gitex Technology Week 2014

12-16 October 2014

Dubai World Trade Centre

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Cloud Confex Conference


Cloud Confex - 13 Oct
09:00 - 09:30
GLOBAL CASE STUDY

Moving to the cloud reduces costs from infrastructure perspective, however the transition can provide a whole new perspective on what I.T. is and can deliver.

Learn more about this transition and how I.T. can rebuild itself as a service delivery organization that is...
Speaker(s)  Ashi Sheth, Manager of Enterprise Platforms, Netflix Inc
09:30 - 10:15
Project teams often use shadow IT, instead of the more slower moving traditional IT, to facilitate rapidly changing complex business requirements and quick release cycles. As a result an unmanaged, ungoverned set of IT solutions reside in enterprises that keeps the CIO awake at night. This session will present how...
Speaker(s)  Dimithu Leelarathe, Senior Architect, WSO2
10:15 - 11:00
REGIONAL CASE STUDY

Maintaining high standards of I.T. delivery through optimisation of the cloud require well-defined management strategies. Are companies effectively using the right policies to nurture growth, instead of limiting opportunities with permissions? Understand how the KOJ Group reduced administration costs by 50% using the...
Speaker(s)  Thameem Rizvon, IT Director, Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group
11:00 - 11:30
How is digital transformation possible in the hybrid world?

Digital transformation is a result of improvisation and customization. Digital evolution is set in motion by implementing cost-effective, faster, agile solutions, and by integrating public/private clouds and legacies.

If you’re still talking about the cloud as a...
Speaker(s)  Massimo Cannizzo, Managing Director of IT Strategy, Accenture
11:30 - 13:40
13:45 - 14:15
PRESENTATION

No doubt that the mobility boom has forced all organizations to make use of this latest technological trend to improve their operations and customer service. This is a case study of Gulf Air to show how it is managing its private cloud mobility ecosystem including its pioneer...
Speaker(s)  Dr. Jassim Haji, Director Information Technology, Gulf Air
14:15 - 14:45
IT is going through a transformational shift. Juniper’s customers in particular are on a path of “Cloud Building”…our term to describe this shift. Today’s environments are predominantly hybrid clouds - a mix of owned assets and on-demand services in the public cloud. Users of hybrid clouds love the speed and...
Speaker(s)  Adrian Pickering, Vice President for Middle East and Africa , Juniper Networks
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
15:30 - 16:00
In the cloud era, it is imperative for businesses to balance service with security to survive. Learn how to assess the risks associated with cloud implementations Discuss auditing usage, security, outages and disaster recovery Understand measuring performance, reliability and the trustworthiness of your providers Industry...
Speaker(s)  Daniele Catteddu, Managing Director - EMEA, Cloud Security Alliance
16:00 - 16:45
PANEL DISCUSSION

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
Damien Caro, Director of Technical Evangelist Group, Microsoft
17:00 - 17:10

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  • GulfComms Endorsed By
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  • Smart Experience Partner
    Smart Experience Partner
  • Majlis Lounge Sponsor
    Majlis Lounge Sponsor
  • Official Smart Car Partner
    Official Smart Car Partner
  • Network & Security Headline Sponsor
    Network & Security Headline Sponsor
  • GulfComms Headline Sponsor
    GulfComms Headline Sponsor
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  • Student Lab Lead Sponsor
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  • Pre-Registration Sponsor
    Pre-Registration Sponsor
  • Content Hub & Media Centre Sponsor
    Content Hub & Media Centre Sponsor
  • Smart Sessions Strategic Sponsor
    Smart Sessions Strategic Sponsor
  • Big Data Diamond Sponsor
    Big Data Diamond Sponsor
  • Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
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  • Cloud Confex Diamond Sponsor
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  • Big Data – Platinum Sponsor
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  • Industry Partner Smart Sessions
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  • Digital Strategies Forum – Strategic Sponsor
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  • Industry Briefings Government – Strategic Sponsor
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  • Knowledge Partner
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  • SME Zone Publication Partner
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  • Official Publisher
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  • Official Travel Partner
    Official Travel Partner
  • Arabic News Partner
    Arabic News Partner
  • Official Arabic Live Blog Partner
    Official Arabic Live Blog Partner
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  • Official Regional News Broadcaster
    Official Regional News Broadcaster
  • Official Courier Handler
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