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UPGRADING THE REGION'S CRITICAL DATA INFRASTRUCTURE FOR IOT, CLOUD AND SMART CITIES

DCD>Middle East is the region's most important forum for business, operations and technology executives from the region’s data center-scale organisations to discuss cloud and data center infrastructure build-outs in the Middle East. With exponential demand driven by IoT, Smart Cities and Big Data applications, there is a growing need for more localised, more agile and much more scalable IT infrastructure.

From open-source, artificial intelligence, software-defined infrastructure, edge networks to multi-cloud architectures and hybrid IT environments,  this year's event will focus on the global technology and business trends for data center and cloud infrastructures and how these can be applied in a regional context, helping you accelerate your journey toward a fully transformed digital businesses in 2017 and beyond.

With a full day of pre-conference activities followed by a full day conference and exhibition the event will include expert panels, keynote presentations, interactive workshops and roundtables, not to mention an expo showcasing the latest technologies. In less than 24 hours you will network, learn and share your way to a more decisive 2017.

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WHO WILL YOU MEET?

Etisalat, Ajman eGovernment, Dubai ISlamic Bank, Landmark Retail, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius Telecom, FEDEX, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Mafraq Hospital, Yahsat, UAE Navy, Wallstreet Exchange, National Commercial Bank, Dubai Air Naviation Services and many more!

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UPTIME INSTITUTE WORKSHOPS

The Uptime Institute will be hosting two, 1.5 hour workshops that will be taking place on 8 May, the day before DCD>Middle East 2017 conference. Register now for these specialist workshops dedicated to showcasing best practice in efficient IT and how to succeed in management and operations.

Morning Workshop: Data center best practices, how to be brilliant with management and operations

Limited places available. Sign up today!

Afternoon Workshop: Lessons learned from early adopters of Uptime Institute's efficient IT assessments 

 

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Middle East Digital Infrastructure Leaders’ Dinner

DCD is hosting the annual DCD Middle East Digital Infrastructure Leaders’ Dinner on May 9th, the evening of the DCD>Middle East 2017 conference, which will be celebrating excellence and vision by recognising outstanding performance of the data center industry across the Middle Eastern region.

Supported by DCD Global Awards, nominated best regional projects are invited to share their work in front of the data center community and gain industry recognition for their excellence and innovations. 

 

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Venue

Madinat Jumeirah
Madinat Jumeirah Conference & Events Centre - Jumeirah - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION EXTENDED
Limited time only

PLEASE NOTE - If you do not register before the conference, the onsite registration fee will be $795 for End-Users and Business Networking Passes alike.

*QUALIFYING CRITERIA FOR DELEGATE STATUS: 

1. Your company is an IT enterprise end‐user of and/or an owner operator of: 

a) Private, on‐premise data center
b) Multi‐tenant colocation data center
c) Internet host, telecom provider, carrier hotel
d) Cloud IaaS/PaaS
e) Architectural/engineering consultancy advisory* 

AND

2. You, as an individual, are directly engaged, as a management or technical professional in planning, strategy, systems design, sourcing, purchasing, procurement, adoption, implementation, integration and operations of an IT organization, data center or cloud services. 

OR

3. You are employed as a program manager, researcher, technical professional, academic for a non‐profit organization. 

4. Individuals with business development/marketing/sales titles or job responsibilities representing vendors and industry supplier/service provider firms ‐‐ including multi-tenant colo and cloud services providers that are not sponsors of this event ‐‐ do not qualify for registration, and should not apply here. Please see BUSINESS NETWORKING DELEGATE REGISTRATION.

* IMPORTANT NOTE: Only one engineering/technical professional with management title/responsibility from each A/E consultancy/advisory firm may qualify for a delegate registration. All others from the same firm must register as BUSINESS NETWORKING or through the PROFESSIONAL ADVISOR sponsorship plan at the appropriate fee. 

WHAT YOU GET WITH DELEGATE STATUS:

  • Access to full conference program
  • Access to expo hall, networking areas and solutions stages
  • Welcome coffee, lunch and networking refreshments
  • Networking reception
  • Show guide and event app
  • Special accommodation offers
  • Access to workshops, roundtables and clinics (limited availability – sign-up required in advance)

 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION EXTENDED
Limited time only

PLEASE NOTE - If you do not register before the conference, the onsite registration fee will be $995 for End-Users and Business Networking Passes alike.


QUALIFYING CRITERIA FOR BUSINESS NETWORKING DELEGATE STATUS:


If your organization provides business, technology or engineering advisory, consulting or contracting services to the data center sector and/or you, as an individual, work in a senior management, marketing or business development role (and do not otherwise qualify as a Sponsor Delegate) a limited number of fee-based delegate registrations are now available until the allocation is filled. 

(IMPORTANT NOTE: Individuals with sales titles/job functions do not qualify to register as Delegates, unless as part of a Sponsorship plan, and will not be accepted). 

WHAT YOU GET WITH THE BUSINESS NETWORKING PASS:

  • Access to full conference program
  • Access to expo hall, networking areas and solutions stages
  • Welcome coffee, lunch and networking refreshments
  • Networking reception
  • Show guide and event app
  • Special accommodation offers
  • Access to workshops, roundtables and clinics (limited availability – sign-up required in advance)

Credit card payment will be required pending your qualifying to attend. If, upon review, you are not accepted as a Delegate, your card will be credited back in full. 

For questions on Business Networking Delegate registrations or multiple ticket requirements, please contact: nadir.ozcagli@datacenterdynamics.com 

 

Evening Networking Dinner Ticket

$200

Join the 3rd annual Evening Networking Dinner on 9th May, the evening of the DCD>Middle East conference and expo.

This exclusive networking evening will be celebrating excellence and vision by recognising outstanding performance of the data center industry across region.

Reserve yours and your colleagues' tickets for the Dinner and receive the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to network at this exclusive evening with 100+ of the industry's leaders 
  • Access to a pre-dinner drinks reception with canapés and champagne
  • 3-course evening networking dinner menu
  • An evening of networking and entertainment - recognising the best projects in the region and celebrating outstanding performance

When: Tuesday 9 May 2017

Where: Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, 6 Al Sufouh Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

What time: Welcome drinks from 5.30pm, dinner and evening programme from 7.00pm

Dress code: Business suits

For information on sponsorship opportunities at this exclusive evening please contact ayse.karaca@datacenterdynamics.com

 

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