This year, our premier technology event, EMC Forum, took place at the Jeddah Hilton hotel on the 18th of November, and despite the heavy rainfalls the city experienced the great turnout reflected Jeddah’s appetite for transformation!
The EMC Forum agenda featured two tracks which focus on redefining enterprise “Architecture” and “Applications”. With industry experts from Accenture to, VMWare, Cisco, and Saudi Telecom sharing their expertise and best practices, EMC Forum helped CIO’s address cost, scalability, agility and security issues as they Redefine their IT and Business through Big Data, Cloud, Flash and Converged Infrastructure.
EMC Vice President for Saudi, Egypt, Libya and Turkey Mr. Mohamed Talaat kicked off the event with a thank you message to customers and partners for continuing to make EMC’s presence in Saudi a successful one while highlighting some of the great initiatives and results EMC has introduced in Saudi, including the Academic Alliance with Saudi’s major universities as well as the continued top position achievement on the Saudi Great Place To Work list.
Talaat was followed by EMC Forum’s keynote speaker and EMC executive Mr. Brain Gallagher, President of the Cloud Management Services at EMC. Mr. Gallagher who celebrated his 30th anniversary with EMC at the Jeddah Forum guided attendees through the software driven transformation of the IT industry and its potential to redefine business for organizations that don’t want to get left behind during the shift to the 3rd platform.
EMC Forum Jeddah presented the perfect opportunity for industry insiders including Application and Systems managers, IT architects and Database experts to share and discuss global best practices, IT trends and success stories in Saudi. Attendees also had the opportunity to visit our VLabs and discuss all the latest transformational IT trends, including Enterprise Hybrid Cloud, Software-Defined Storage, and Cyber Security with our experts.
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