Agenda

May 09 2017

Time Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3
09:20

Plenary panel: Advancing data center innovation: Delivering IT infrastructure for the digital age with cloud-enabled, software-defined data centers in the Middle East

10:00

Transforming traditional IT - should you embrace hyperscale architecture in your data center?

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Accelerating your digital transformation journey with hybrid IT: How to leverage your existing infrastructure with the cloud

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The Impact of cognitive, IoT, edge computing and big data on the physical data center

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10:40

Morning coffee and networking in the Expo with rapid-fire 15 minute presentations on the Solution Stage

11:20

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) – how is the regional market adopting DRaaS?

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Data management in increasingly complex IT environments: Data mobility between on-premise and public, private clouds and virtual environments

The infrastructure-of-things – Are today’s networks prepared for the era of billions of connected devices?

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12:00

Adopting OCP in your data center

Energy efficiency – how can the region adopt latest advances in cooling technologies for the modern data center?

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The portable and modular data center – how can you free your IT from the constraints and inefficiencies of traditional design and construct with a prefabricated data center?

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12:40

Latest innovations and advancements in Google’s data center

Case study: Inside the region's largest cloud-enabled data center

Panel: Tier classifications and standards in the multi-IT environment.

15:00

Designing large-scale cloud data centers in the Middle East

How Turkish Airlines have successfully migrated their networking and storage onto a software-defined platform

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What is the impact of the IoT tsunami and the cloud on it service delivery?

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15:40

Case study: Inside the region's first smart data center

How to successfully manage and secure your assets in a hybrid IT environment?

Panel: Data sovereignty laws and data storage challenges across the region - Data classification for cloud readiness

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16:20

Plenary panel: 5 Big ideas and 2021 crystal ball for the Middle East

17:00

Meet & Greet Networking Reception

18:30

Middle East Digital Infrastructure Leaders’ Dinner (By invitation only)

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