IDC Regional Webinar: Middle East
Envisioning a Resilient, Cloud based Digital Infrastructure

April 21, 2020
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Overview

Emerging technologies continue to disrupt the way business is done all around the world. Enterprises looking to compete in today’s marketplace are fast realizing the necessity of a comprehensive digital transformation (DX) blueprint that integrates various 3rd Platform technologies across the entire organizational structure.

This event is tailored for IT leaders and executives looking to enact resilient, long-term, cloud-based digital infrastructures that drive their future-of-work, data management, customer experience, and digital innovation strategies.

Join us for a deep dive into the various moving parts and challenges of implementing a resilient, cloud-based digital infrastructure that propels your organization into an exciting, highly competitive future business landscape. This regional webinar is attended by DX pioneers and senior technology executives across eight countries, alongside IDC analysts who will explore the very latest use cases for emerging digital technologies.

Agenda

Time Event & Speakers
11:00

First 100 logins – Your lunch is on us! 

11:05

Is Multi Cloud a New Reality for Enterprises?

Matthew Eastwood
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure & Datacenters, IDC

Digital Transformation (DX) is driving businesses to migrate to cloud based platforms, largely due to their many benefits such as latency, agility, scale, and security. Planning for a multi cloud platform approach, utilizing tools and management practices, deploying managed services and benefits through organization wide multi cloud design principles for enterprise workloads is now the new imperative for those looking to reap the full benefits of their DX strategies. 

11:15

Breakthrough Innovations in Remote Workforce Productivity & SaaS/Cloud Application Performance

Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC
Charbel Khneisser
Regional Director Technical Sales Middle East & North Africa, Riverbed

11:40

Harnessing Cloud Transformation in Enterprise Networks’

Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC

Public cloud services bring multiple benefits such as agility, scalability, and elasticity to digital transformation efforts. Organizations need to set public cloud services functional workflows, work-load planning for migration, evaluate the public cloud’s DX capabilities and eco-system, and utilize containerization and microservices architectures for building cloud native applications.

12:05

Vendor-Agnostic Cloud Experience Across Apps & Data Everywhere with Edge-to-Cloud As-A-Service Platform

Varun Kukreja
Senior Program Manager, Senior Program Manager - IT Security MEA, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey
Mohammad Al-Jallad
Chief Technology Officer and Director, Middle East & Africa, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Technology’s greatest promise lies in its potential for positive change. In a hyper-connected world where everyone and everything is connected, the capacity to turn shared data into value will create a faster and more intelligent world. This session will explore how digital transformation can be accelerated by unlocking value from data. It will also reveal how the use of edge-centric, cloud-enabled, workload-optimized, and data-driven solutions that are delivered as a service can allow organizations to gain agility and focus on innovation. Such solutions enable a unified, optimized, and true vendor-agnostic cloud experience across apps and data on different platforms.

12:30

Living Connections: Connecting People, Places, Things and Technology

Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC
Vijay Jaswal
CTO, Middle East & Turkey, Software AG

12:55

A Next-Generation Enterprise 360 to Drive CX

Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC
In a world punctuated by digital transformation, data is your market differentiator. Your organization requires an end-to-end approach to data strategy that accelerates business value and drives a competitive advantage. With the power of AI-driven data management, you can uncover customer insights, gain a 360-degree view of your data, and ensure data governance and privacy. 
13:20

Hybrid & Multi- Cloud Driving need for Integrated Platform as a Service (iPaaS) & API

Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC
Enterprises are increasingly driven by real-time decisions, and that requires the agility, scale, and efficiency of cloud solutions. But translating existing systems from on-premises to a hybrid and multi-cloud world creates more problems than it solves—particularly around integration.

Join Informatica for this session to understand how to overcome legacy burdens to create a truly data-driven enterprise.

 

13:45

4 Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Track A: Resilient Infrastructure including Interconnectivity for Modern Cloud and DC

13:50 - 13:55

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13:55 - 14:20

Panel Discussion

Wilson Xavier
Research Director, Telecom & IT Services (META), IDC
Razwan Ul Haq
Senior Solutions Manager, Gulf Bridge International
Anil Titus
Regional Manager -Sales Engineering, Commvault

Track B: Security and Digital Trust Model for the Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Era

13:50 - 13:55

Raffle Draw: Did you plan on buying a new phone or tab? Attend the track & stand a chance to win an e-voucher and go get your new device!

13:55 - 14:20

Panel Discussion

Varun Kukreja
Senior Program Manager, Senior Program Manager - IT Security MEA, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey
Razwan Ul Haq
Senior Solutions Manager, Gulf Bridge International

Track C: Building a Scalable & Agile Hybrid Cloud with Seamless Data Resiliency

13:50 - 13:55

Raffle Draw: Did you plan on buying a new phone or tab? Attend the track & stand a chance to win an e-voucher and go get your new device!

13:55 - 14:20

Panel Discussion

Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Research (META), IDC
Aaron White
Regional Sales Director - METI, Nutanix

Track D: Accelerating the Data Journey for Digital Transformation

13:50 - 13:55

Raffle Draw: Did you plan on buying a new phone or tab? Attend the track & stand a chance to win an e-voucher and go get your new device!

13:55 - 14:20

Panel Discussion

Nagia El-Emary
Country Manager (Egypt) & Senior Consultant (MEA), IDC
14:20

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Contact Us

Ronita Bhattacharjee

Vice President - Conferences, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey

+971 4 391 2747

Taher Hamdan

Senior Sales Manager, Conferences, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa

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