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May 04 2015

Panel: The value of the Middle East cloud market – tapping into regional cloud growth

Nasser Ahmed , Lead Cloud Specialist , Google Middle East Safdar Zaman, Head of IT Strategy and Governance, Nakheel PJSC Shah Sheikh, Co-Founding Member of UAE Chapter, Cloud Security Alliance Simon Bradford, Cloud Technologies Director, Microsoft

Public cloud is expected to gain ground in the region as global cloud providers increase their footprint in the Middle East. Vendors are increasingly offering software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions through local data centers, which could unlock economic growth. Our global market experts will evaluate: 

  • Latency and security challenges for public cloud solutions
  • Environmental and regulatory market-entry consideration
  • Data sovereignty laws and data storage challenges

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DCD Awards Winners and Finalists Best in Class Projects

Ayman Al-Qudsi, Head of IT Infrastructure Services , National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Capt. Ahmed Suroor Al Shamsi, Deputy, Data Centers, Abu Dhabi Police Christoph Wegner , General Manager, Schnabel Consult Dr Jassim Haji, Director of Information Technology, Gulf Air

Celebrating excellence in the Middle East data center industry, DCD Awards EMEA winners and finalists will be presenting their work.

Join these industry-leaders as they outline their latest project innovations and discover what it takes to obtain international recognition from the industry.

Gulf Air: Building a state-of-the-art and compact Data Center with minimal investment

Dr Jassim Haji, Director, Information Technology, Gulf Air

National Bank of Abu Dhabi: Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency

Basil Bahoshy, Programme Director, Data Center Centralisation National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD)

Central Bank of Oman: Private Cloud for Banking and Internal Systems

Central Bank of Oman tbc

Abu Dhabi Police Data Center: Next Generation Data Center based on TÜV Tier IV standards

Abu Dhabi Police tbc


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