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Say Hello to the Future.

#CiscoConnectDubai

  • Date: March 11-12
  • Location: Atlantis The Palm
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Attendance: Free

Cisco Connect Delivers Education and Inspiration to Technology Innovators Worldwide.

Cisco Connect brings together technical education content, networking opportunities, and expert insight to realize the impact and implications digital transformation has on local industries, businesses, and markets. Unlike other technology events, Cisco Connect is specifically geared towards Cisco customers and partners, and open to all who view Cisco as a trusted advisor.

The Platform
No other event offers the education and training on the technologies that are shaping the future, with the opportunity to connect with the experts who can offer their perspective on the challenges unique to the local community.

Recent technological advances have significantly improved the capabilities of machine learning and artificial intelligence systems. Cisco is providing the foundation for digitization, securely enabling the Internet of Things, and bolstering human capability in the era of intelligence through the power of artificial intelligence.

Why Attend?

  • Remarkable Content – Immerse yourself and Learn from Cisco Distinguished Engineers, CCIEs, and today’s top technology experts in our Business and Technical breakout sessions on topics such as Cloud, Collaboration, Data Center, Mobility, Network Infrastructure, Security and Services.
  • Customer Hub - Catch up with your existing IT suppliers, view demos, and explore the latest solutions from Cisco and the industry’s top vendors in the Customer Hub
  • Networking – Meet with colleagues to share ideas and insights – including the chance to connect with your peers
  • The Future of IT - With our unique and broad understanding of data, we have the opportunity to fully unleash the power of the network, gain actionable insights, protect our customers and accelerate innovation. Experience how Cisco are playing a critical role in delivering the secure intelligent platform for digital business.
  • Have FUN – Be prepared to have FUN! End the day with some networking and prizes in the Customer Hub!

Agenda

Day 1 - March 11, 2019

8:30am – 10:00am

Registration & Coffee

10:00am – 12:00pm

Keynote Sessions

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Customer Hub & Lunch

Breakout Sessions

Option One: Reinvent the Network

2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm – 4:45pm
  Option Two: Secure your Business
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm – 4:45pm
  Option Three: Power of a Multi Cloud World
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm – 4:45pm
  Option Four: Create Meaningful Experiences
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm – 4:45pm
  Option Five: Unlock the Power of Data
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm – 4:45pm
5:00pm – 6:00pm Cocktail & Networking Reception
6:00pm Have Dinner with Us!

 

 

Day 2 - March 12, 2019

9:00am – 10:00am

Registration & Coffee

10:00am – 12:00pm

Technical Keynote Session

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Customer Hub & Lunch

Breakout Sessions

Option One: Reinvent the Network

1:00pm – 1:45pm
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
  Option Two: Secure your Business
1:00pm – 1:45pm
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
  Option Three: Power of a Multi Cloud World
1:00pm – 1:45pm
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
  Option Four: Create Meaningful Experiences
1:00pm – 1:45pm
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
  Option Five: Unlock the Power of Data
1:00pm – 1:45pm
2:00pm – 2:45pm
3:00pm – 3:45pm
4:00pm Cisco Connect 2019 Closes

Sponsors

Technology Partner

Intel

Intel

Intel makes possible the most amazing experiences of the future.

You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.

Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers and society.

 

Diamond Sponsor

Emircom

Emircom

Established in 1984, Emircom is a leading IT system integrator with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Riyadh. Backed by a team of highly qualified professionals, a powerful vision, and a strong management, Emircom is poised to take its rightful place as trendsetters in pursuit of excellence. With a slew of successful infrastructural projects under its belt, Emircom today is well on its way to taking it’s place at the high table as the leading IT partner in nation building.

For more than 30 years, Emircom has been delivering cutting-edge integrated ICT solutions across the MEA region. Its experienced and highly skilled engineering teams ensure the highest quality of System Integration and Managed Services. 

Emircom’s ICT portfolio covers 

  • Data Centers
  • Internet of Things(IoT)
  • Digital Business Platform 
  • Security
  • Collaboration
  • Services
  • Software Services

 

Platinum Sponsor

Alpha Data

Alpha Data

Alpha Data is a leading system integrator in the Middle East. Established in 1981, the company has evolved from an initial team of just two employees to a 900-strong workforce building ICT infrastructure solutions for thousands of organizations. The company, which is BS EN ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 9001:2008 management standard certified, works with its clients through a combination of deep-level business and technical expertise, an extensive knowledge of today’s technologies, and a mature and highly capable delivery and services infrastructure--reinforcing Alpha Data's leading position among IT companies in the UAE. Alpha Data is renowned for bringing a number of new technologies first to the local market.

The company has become a highly preferred IT service provider of choice with its diverse portfolio of offerings, which includes new technologies that encompass the Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, security, big data and the cloud—all designed to help customers improve processes, reduce data centre and infrastructure costs, manage risk and governance and enhance top-line revenue

 

Gold Sponsors

Avi Networks

Avi Networks

Avi Networks delivers Multi-Cloud Application Services including a Software Load Balancer, Intelligent Web Application Firewall (iWAF) and Universal Service Mesh. Customers deploy Avi across bare metal servers, VMs and containers in on-premises data centers, private clouds such as OpenStack or VMware, public clouds such as AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud Platform, and microservices environments orchestrated by OpenShift / Kubernetes / Istio. The Avi Vantage Platform accelerates to multi-cloud while delivering applications consistently to ensure a fast, scalable and secure application experience. Customers enjoy 90% faster provisioning and 50% lower TCO. That’s why Adobe, Cisco, and many Fortune 500 companies trust Avi.

 

cell it

CELL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Cell Information Technology is one of the most innovative Solution Providers that has helped major organization in the UAE in their journey into the Digital Transformation Era. Established in 1997, Cell Information Technology provides its customer with high quality engineering services including Design, Implementation and support services across all areas of ICT technology. This will result in building a flexible, scalable and highly secured digital platform intended to help serve our customer current and future needs.

Cell Information Technology is specialized in the following Enterprise areas:

            • End-to-end infrastructure

            • AI infrastructure

            • Private Cloud and multi-tenancy solutions

            • Collaboration and user productivity solutions

            • Data Protection, Backup and Archival

            • End-to-end Cyber Security solutions

            • IOT and energy management solutions

            • Full life-cycle services

            • Cloud and Managed services

 

Corning

Corning

Drawing on more than 165 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Corning creates and makes keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences.

Corning Optical Communications, part of Corning’s telecommunications segment, is a leading manufacturer of fibre optic communications system solutions for voice, data and video network applications worldwide. We offer the broadest range of end-to-end fibre optic and copper product solutions for customers' telecommunications networks.

Furthermore, Corning offers tip to tip passive optical solutions for various Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) applications. We have incorporated more innovations through our plug and play pre-connectorised products than any other supplier. We are one of the few suppliers capable of providing a full range of services for FTTH projects.
Further information can be found at our website: http://www.corning.com/opcomm/emea/en/index.aspx

 

logicom

Logicom

Logicom is a leading Distributor of Technology Solutions and Services and Cloud Solution Provider covering a wide geography in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Providing an indispensable link in the technology supply chain, Logicom facilitates mutually beneficial relationships with its vendors and channel partners. The company is headquartered in Cyprus and is listed on the Cyprus Stock Exchange since 2000. Its key technology vendor partnerships include Adobe, APC, Autodesk, Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc, IBM, Intel, Kingston Technology, Lenovo, Microsoft, NetApp, and WD. For more information on Logicom, please check our website www.logicomdistribution.net, ‘Like’ our Facebook page and follow Logicom on Twitter and Instagram.

 

tech mahindra

Tech Mahindra

About Tech Mahindra:

Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 121,840+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 935 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

We are part of the USD 21 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.
Link: https://www.techmahindra.com/CWCE.html

 

Vision Valley

Vision Valley

Vision Valley started 2002 in Dubai Internet City as a specialized systems integrator and Service Provider. The company now has over 400 professionals and operates in seven different markets in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Since its infancy, the company had a strong focus on innovation and cutting edge technologies in selected lines of business including wireless communication, collaboration solutions, Internet of Things (IoT), business application and indoor positioning using visible light communication. 
Vision Valley realized the potential of IoT since its early days. Accordingly, the company has been focusing on building its capabilities and ecosystem to gear up for the evolution of IoT, on this track it had been one of the early contributing members of LoRa Alliance and established strong partnerships with the elites of IoT vendors.
The company customer base includes top brands in the region Du, Zain, Vodafone, Etisalat, Dubai Airports, Emirates Nuclear (ENEC), TRA, Pepsi, Societe General Bank.

Silver Sponsors

aptec

Aptec

Company profile: Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, is a leading technology distributor with a wide network of resellers across the Middle East. Aptec is the authorized distributor for most of the leading IT hardware, software and communications manufacturers in the world. Under the brand name of Aptec Ingram Micro, the company operates in 5 countries (United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon) from which it serves Gulf countries (UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain), Levant, Egypt & Libya and few countries in the Near East.
http://ae.ingrammicro.com/

 

CPS

BIOS

BIOS Middle East, established in 2002, is a Managed Service & Cloud Provider that is headquartered in Dubai, UAE. We aim to give our 300 plus customers the capabilities they need to become cloud enabled and successful with their digital transformations. To do this we provide; managed services and cloud solutions with 24x7x365 support backed by a measurable SLA.

Our solutions include; Managed Services, Security-as-a-Service, Infrastructure-as-a-Service, Disaster Recovery-as-a-service, Managed Multi-cloud across our cloud, CloudHPT, AWS and Azure and most recently Blockchain-as-a-Service.

For more information, please visit www.biosme.com

 

CPS

COHESITY

Cohesity empowers organisations to protect, store and manage secondary data starting with backups, extending to disaster recovery, testing and development, and analytics from a single environment that spans data centers and clouds. Cohesity eliminates infrastructure silos and mass data fragmentation and generates data insights that fuel competitive advantage. Cohesity runs on Cisco UCS and together with Cisco HyperFlex it consolidates all data via integrated, hyperconverged platforms for greater visibility, management, protection, and access in any cloud at any scale. No other combined solution offers the simplicity, visibility, agility, and access across clouds.

 

dimension data

Dimension Data

Dimension Data is a global systems integrator and managed services provider for Hybrid IT.

We bring together the world’s best technology provided by market leaders and niche innovators and providing you with the service support that you need for your business – from consulting, technical, and support services to a fully managed service.

As a proud member of the NTT family, our continued investment in innovation enables us to find new ways to deliver services to you today, while also keeping an eye on the future.

 

CPS

Fast Lane

Fast Lane is one of the leading Technology Training companies worldwide with offices serving the EMEA region.

Our team's subject matter specialists are committed to providing enterprises and individuals training and hands-on workshops of superior value and quality - since 1996

Fast Lane is constantly looking forward, developing course-ware for new technologies that our clients need to build the IT strategies of tomorrow.

We believe that training is more than just transferring knowledge; it is inspiring change – www.flane.ae visit our website and experience the difference.

 

CPS

Global Knowledge

“Building Skills to Enable Success”.
Global Knowledge is a technology training solutions partner dedicated to delivering the skills critical for organizations who use technology to accelerate success in a transforming business environment.
We are the worldwide leader in IT training.
Whether you are managing mission-critical technology initiatives, developing your technical talent pipeline or taking IT products and services to market, our learning solutions equip your teams for success.
Our mission is to deliver innovative training solutions that accelerate the success of companies and technology professionals in a dynamic business environment.

 

CPS

i3PATHFINDER Solutions

Respond to your customers not to your complexity. At i3 we build the most powerful enterprise grade technology solutions in the region. Our infrastructure solutions move your workloads to the cloud allowing you to scale with ease while becoming customer centric. Our security solutions provide integrated security from the cloud to email, so you are protected no matter which domain threats arise from. Our applications line helps you become a connected, intelligent business capable of rapid market response and our world class consultants bridge the gap between business strategy and technology execution. Move from “Now to Next” with confidence.

 

Imagicle

Imagicle

Imagicle, Cisco Preferred Solution Partner, offers an all in one application suite empowering Cisco UCM, BE6000-BE7000 and HCS for Enterprises and Service Providers. Imagicle ApplicationSuite includes Attendant Console with Advanced Queueing and Auto Attendant, Call Recording, Call Accounting, Directory, Fax Server, special Hotel pack and much more, with 7 apps available worldwide on Cisco GPL. Today, more than 20k customers in 150 countries use Imagicle to make their communications faster, smarter and easier, either On-Prem or in the Cloud. Imagicle is headquartered in Italy and has wholly-owned subsidiaries in Dubai and Miami to support the local market.

 

int

INT Netlink Technologies

INT Netlink Technologies, LLC is a system integrator, providing IT Solutions with support services, mainly to Enterprise and telecom sector clients. With registered offices in multiple countries we are making our services available to customers in the different part of the world. We apply professional expertise in complex systems integration, Passive/Active infrastructure, physical security, power, Applications, outsourcing and consulting technologies.

 

IP MagiX

Network Consulting & Outsourcing

Network Consulting & Outsourcing was established in Beirut in 2008 and in Dubai in 2013. NC&O is a Cisco partner company providing consultancy, implementation, and after-sales support on complex network designs in various technologies Routing, Switching, Security, Unified Communications, Wireless, Virtualization, Storage and Data Centers.
NC&O goal is to create long term partnership with its customers.
At NC&O we look at providing our customers with the best solutions and design consultancy that is tailored to their businesses.
Having a 24/7 support from our specialized technical team our approach in problem solving is our strength. Giving our expertise an ongoing trainings on new technologies is our priority.

 

IP MagiX

Radware

Radware is the leading provider of holistic cybersecurity application delivery solutions ensuring optimal service levels for applications across enterprise and cloud data centers.

MARKET-LEADING SOLUTIONS

CYBERSECURITY

            AppWall — Web Application Firewall

            DefensePro — DDoS & Attack Mitigation Device

            Emergency Response Team — Emergency DDoS Service

APPLICATION DELIVERY

            Alteon — Application Delivery Controller

CLOUD SERVICES

            Cloud WAF Service — Unmatched, adaptive web security protection

            Cloud DDoS Protection Services — Hybrid Cloud DDoS Protection Service

            • Always-On Cloud DDoS Protection Service

            • On-Demand Cloud DDoS Protection Service

Gartner positioned Radware in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Application Delivery Controllers. The 2016 recognition marked the seventh time for Radware’s ADCs.

Frost & Sullivan recognized Radware with its Global Customer Value Leadership Award for Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) Mitigation.

 

IP MagiX

SingleWire

Singlewire Software is the developer of InformaCast, a leading software solution for fast and reliable emergency notifications. More than 7,000 organizations in over 50 countries use InformaCast for emergency mass notifications. Whether it’s an active shooter, severe weather, or another crisis situation, this award-winning software reaches mobile and on-premises devices with critical safety information. By giving organizations the means to develop a connected ecosystem of devices, InformaCast provides that speed and reach needed to share the right information, with the right people, at the right time.

 

telephony

Telephony

The company Telephony Communication Technologies ,holds 15+ years stand in the Middle East region, is an ISO certified, award winning and leader in ICT & IoT solutions and services in Middle East region, with strong staff strength of 1000+ in Middle East, and has partnership with leading telecom and networking vendors and esteemed relationship with operators in ME, Like Etisalat, Du, Ooredoo, Vodafone etc. and serving Government and Corporate sector.

Vision

To be the leading supporting team for telecom and information service provider in the region with global reach by providing cost effective customer oriented services.

Mission

To tender around the clock support for telecom and information service by catering quality service tuned to the diversified needs of the customer.

Our Business:

     • Telecom Infrastructure and Services

     • ICT Infrastructure and Services

     • ICT Networking & Securities and Services

     • Cloud & Data Center Solutions and Services

     • ELV, CCTV, Security Solutions and Services

     • IoT and Smart Solutions.

 

Veeam

Veeam

Veeam is the leader in back-up solutions that enable Intelligent Data Management. Veeam Availability Platform is the most complete back-up solution for helping customers on the journey to achieving success in the 5 Stages of Intelligent Data Management. Veeam has 330,000+ customers worldwide, including 82% of the Fortune 500 and 66% of the Global 2,000, with customer-satisfaction scores at 3.5x the industry average, the highest in the industry. Veeam’s global ecosystem includes 61,000+ channel partners; Cisco, HPE, NetApp and Lenovo as exclusive resellers; and 21,000+ cloud and service providers. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, Veeam has offices in more than 30 countries. To learn more, visit https://www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on Twitter @veeam.

 

Wateen Telecom

Wateen Telecom

Wateen Telecom is a converged communication services provider and one of the largest infrastructure companies operating in Pakistan. Wateen Telecom delivers complete solutions for Internet, Voice, Multimedia and Enterprise Solutions - that make it the most comprehensive provider for all of Pakistan's communication needs.

Wateen is aiming to help shape the business, education, entertainment, social and economic development in the country, using broad-based internet provision. With a vision to enable every man, woman and child in the country through leading edge technology - thereby transforming their lives, Wateen serves both businesses and individuals through its robust network.

Wateen has been a Cisco Gold Partner since 2013.

 

Location Details

Cisco Connect Dubai 2019 will be held in the Conference Centre which has its own entrance to the right of the main building. 

If you arrive by car please follow the signs to the conference center; valet parking for all is available. 

Contact Details: 

Atlantis, The Palm 
P.O. Box 211222, Crescent Road, 
The Palm Island, Dubai, UAE 
Telephone: +971 4 426 2000