Cisco Connect UAE 2017
Your Time Is Now
Date: 04/17/2017 –
Location:Atlantis Hotel ;
Cisco UAE and its key strategic partners are delighted to announce the return of Flagship IT and Thought Leadership event, Cisco Connect UAE, to the Atlantis the Palm Conference Centre on April 17 -18, 2017.
Themed ‘Your Time Is Now’, the event will address current technology business issues as well as feature some of the latest Cisco and Partner innovations demonstrating how the Internet of Everything is driving monumental change in technology architectures including Data Center & Cloud, Security, Mobility and Collaboration and how these are increasingly impacting the growth of Smart and Connected Communities.
Focus: Your Time is Now – Digitization for the Future
Designed to facilitate peer to peer discussion on many diverse and engaging topics including – short & long-term business influences in the Middle East region, economic challenges, B2B and B2C demands as well as global technology trends and developments.
- Cisco and regional industry leaders will open the day’s proceedings with thought provoking keynote sessions
- Visit ‘The World of Solutions’ Exhibition area which will be the heart of the event featuring Partner stands, Cisco demos and the lounge area.
- Choose from 15 breakout sessions to attend, focused on the latest and greatest technology trends and solutions.
- Opportunity to network with peers and senior Cisco and Partner personnel throughout the day’s proceedings.
Focus: Architecture and Technology Deep Dive
This is an opportunity for seasoned technology professionals to enhance your knowledge of the latest technology solutions and upcoming trends of the future as well as discuss how to address real business challenges with Cisco Engineers, Partners and your peers.
- An opening keynote will focus on the key technology trends, IT growth opportunities and challenges in the Middle East Region.
- Choose from 15 breakout sessions focused on the latest and greatest technology trends and solutions.
Join a networking lunch served in ‘The World of Solutions’ Exhibition area to engage with Cisco and Partner personnel and industry leaders.
Register now and join us at the return of Cisco Connect UAE.
Cisco UAE Team
|08:30||10:00||Registration & Coffee|
|10:00||10:10||Welcome to Cisco Connect - Hosted by James Bedford|
|10:10||10:25||Openning - Shukri Eid|
|10:25||10:55||Cisco Keynote - Guy Diedrich|
|10:55||11:40||Cisco Guest Speaker & Panel Discussion|
|12:00||14:00||World of Solutions and Lunch|
|Room Location||Data Center||Enterprise Networking||Security||Digital Industries||Collaboration|
|14:00||14:45||Cisco UCS Enabling Big Data in The Enterprise
|A journey beyond 11ac wave-2 Wireless
(Bader Al Otaibi)
|Optimizing your Security investment - Cisco Security Services
(Ahmed Abdel Hamid Ali)
|Opportunities for Professional Development In The Era Of Digitization
(Marwan Al Shawi/Andre Lurant)
|Collaboration in the Age of the Agile Organization.
|15:15||16:00||Boost Your HyperConverged Performance with HyperFlex All-Flash Systems
(Mazen Abou Najm)
|Cisco Digital Network Architecture: the new networking architectural principles
|A Statistical Insight To Threat Centric Security
|How the Digitized World Changes the Customer Experience
|16:30||17:15||Unlock the value of Telemtry with Cisco Tetration Analytics
|Cisco Meraki- Cloud Managed Networking
|The Power of a Cisco Network As A Sensor & As An Enforcer With StealthWatch
|IoT Data Platforms
|Collaboration Room system a complete offering
|17:15||18:00||Final opportunity to network in WoS day closes with Sponsors free partner prize draw from World of Solutions|
|18:00||18:45||Closing/Parting Cocktail & Networking Reception|
|08:30||09:30||Registration & Coffee|
|09:30||09:40||Welcome Note - hosted by James Bedford|
|10:10||10:50||Cisco Tech Keynote - Andre Laurent|
|10:50||11:10||Intel Keynote - Ferhad Patel|
|Room Location||Data Center||Enterprise Networking||Security||Digital Industries||Collaboration|
|11:20||12:20||Deployment Options For Interconnecting Dual Data Centers - ACI
|Cisco's Campus Fabric
|Addressing the full attack Continuum with Cisco's Threat Centric NGFW's
(Wissam El Charif/Sherif Il Shourafah)
|Digital Transformation - FastIT
|Cisco Next Generation Conferencing
|12:20||13:30||World of Solutions and Lunch|
|13:30||14:30||Microsegmentation with Application Centric Infrastructure
|Location Based Services with CMX
(Ahmed Medhat & Yasser Hannush)
|Cisco AMP Everywhere - Advanced Malware Protection
|Cisco Vision for Retail
|Security in Cisco Collaboration Architecture
|14:45||15:45||From Private to Hybric Cloud with Cisco Enterprise Cloud Suite
|Next Generation Branch with Enterprise NFV
|Defending against Modern Threats with Email & Web Security Solutions
|Connecting the Unconnected
Low Power Wide Area Networks
|Connected Digital Experience
|15:45||16:15||Raffle Draw and Event Closing|
Mike Weston, Vice President, Middle East
Mike Weston is responsible for Cisco’s business operations for the Middle East area, encompassing Saudi Arabia, the Gulf, Levant and Turkey. Mike is based in Dubai, UAE.
Cisco’s vision for the Middle East is to lead emerging country innovation, prosperity, sustainability and social inclusion through life changing networks.
Through networked technologies and partnerships, Cisco enables its customers, nations and organisations, to be more competitive and to differentiate themselves in the market, by solving their most important technology and business issues.
Mike joined Cisco in August 2013. He joined from IBM where he gained considerable experience in areas critical to the future growth of the IT industry: software, services and datacentre. Mike also has significant knowledge and understanding of how to lead successful business operations in both major and growth geographical markets.
Mike built a long-term career, over 14 years, in IBM, where he held the position of VP since 2007. Most recently, he was VP, Global ITS Sales for the Global Technical Services. He also worked in the Software Group Division. Mike also previously ran a data centre for a large Financial Institution, before moving into software sales with CA, and then IBM.
Mike began his career as a professional football player for Coventry City in the United Kingdom. He has worked and lived in Dubai, UAE for the last ten years with his wife and two children.
Shukri Eid, Managing Director – East Region, Cisco Middle East
Shukri Eid is Managing Director – East Region, Cisco Middle East. In his current role, Shukri heads Cisco’s business and operations across the UAE, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen. With a key focus on digitization and the Internet of Things, Shukri is helping to drive Cisco’s digital agenda, competitive positioning and business strategy across the markets he oversees.
A Cisco veteran of nearly 10 years, Shukri’s responsibilities include driving Cisco’s strategy across his markets to ensure execution on business objectives, in addition to forging close relationships with governments, customers and channel ecosystem partners. He is valued for building results-oriented and enthusiastic teams and as a hands-on client and partner executive. Shukri has established himself as a thought leader and agent of change in fast-evolving, dynamic markets, and is known for his deliberate, strategic approach to complex challenges, his authenticity and his people management skills.
Shukri has worked in several capacities across the organization and possesses deep industry knowledge and a profound appreciation for the impact and opportunities presented by digitization. Most recently, he was Senior Director at the Country Digitization Acceleration (CDA) team in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia and CIS. In this role, he worked with government and industry leaders to accelerate the national digitization strategies. Prior to that, he led a diverse team of senior consulting professionals as Director of Cisco Consulting Services in Emerging Markets.
Shukri is a Cisco Leadership Pipeline Program alumnus and has over 19 years of business and technology consulting experience, notably in strategy development and implementation. He worked with senior officials and executives to help them develop and lead digital transformation strategies and business models.
Prior to Cisco, Shukri held senior roles at IBM Global Business Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led high-profile strategy and IT transformational engagements in the Middle East and North Africa.
Shukri has a master’s degree in business administration from Strathclyde University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology. He has tutored EMBA students on Exploring International Business Environment and Future Scenarios Planning, and is a regular guest speaker at industry forums and academic institutions.
Guy Diedrich, Ph.D VP, Global Innovation Officer Office of the Executive Chairman, Cisco
Dr. Guy Diedrich is a member of Cisco’s Office of the Executive Chairman, contributing to Cisco’s Country Digitization Acceleration. He is currently working with government and industry leaders in countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas to digitize the public and private sectors to increase GDP, create millions of next generation jobs and develop sustainable innovation ecosystems.
Prior to his current role at Cisco Systems, Dr. Diedrich was a Vice Chancellor at the Texas A&M University System, where he was responsible for research, commercialization, federal government relations, state government relations and strategic initiatives. Before joining Texas A&M, Dr. Diedrich served as President and CEO of GRA Inc., a software development and consulting company that he co-founded and grew from a start-up to a firm employing more than 130 professionals. The company was sold to a publicly-traded technology company.
Dr. Diedrich holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge (Kings College) and a Ph.D. from Swansea University where he studied the economics of trust in organizations. He is a published author in cost accounting and medical psychology, and has worked extensively throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia, and the Middle East for more than two decades.
Younus Al Nasser – Assistant Director General of the Smart Dubai Office
Younus Al Nasser is the Assistant Director General of the Smart Dubai Office, guiding Dubai’s citywide effort to transform Dubai into the world’s smartest city by 2017. Younus Al Nasser is also the CEO of the Dubai Data Establishment, part of the Smart Dubai Office, charged with overseeing the implement of the Dubai Data Initiative, the most ambitious data initiative globally, and fostering a culture of data sharing in Dubai.
Prior to that, he was a Director of Projects and Security Systems in Dubai Electronic Security Center Implementing Agile and Lean Methodologies in Project Management and member of Dubai Open Data Committee which was formed in November 2014 with a Decree from H.H sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoom to deliver Dubai Data Strategy, Dubai Data Road Map and Dubai Data Law.
Ferhad Patel is Intel DCG EMEA Sales Director. He is a 16-year Intel veteran, holding leadership positions in EMEA and APJ such as Director for Distribution and Channel Sales in APJ, APJ HP Account Team manager, META MNC Team manager, MET ISG manager, and country manager for Saudi Arabia. Prior to joining Intel, Ferhad was the Compaq Proliant Product Marketing manager for Sub-Saharan Africa and was Technical Support Manager at Unisys for their enterprise customers. Ferhad holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University and a bachelor's degree in Business Management as well as numerous technical accreditations.
Collaboration in the Age of the Agile Organization
Agility is the foundation of success, growth and innovation, agility is the heart of our collaboration strategy. In this session. we will share with you, how Cisco collaboration will help you become more agile, respond rapidly to change and market challenges.
How the Digitized World Changes the Customer Experience
How does Digitalization change the way people would like to communicate with companies, how fast will Artificial Intelligence take a more prominent role in Digital Customer Experience? Many customers ask these questions and during this presentation, Cisco will give their perspective on this subject.
Collaboration Room system a complete offering
In this session, we will cover the Cisco offering to handle all customer request from a room systems perspective, where we will describe the best tools for any kind of meeting. We will introduce new Cisco video endpoints and will present the full portfolio from the entry-level video devices up to the high end, also discussing the newly announced whiteboard solution.
Cisco Next Generation Conferencing
Cisco has a strategy that enables comprehensive multiparty conferencing to any user, on any device with a consistent user experience in a rich collaboration environment. This session will present the key multiparty infrastructure products within the Cisco video architecture
Data Center and Cloud
Cisco UCS Enabling Big Data in the Enterprise
This session will cover the application and infrastructure architecture components of Big Data clusters with a specific focus on Hadoop deployments on UCS. We will begin with a brief look at why organizations are deploying Big Data and Hadoop clusters, and how these applications differ from traditional architectures from both a software and hardware perspective.
Boost Your HyperConverged Performance with HyperFlex All-Flash Systems
Mazen Abou Najm
Cisco HyperFlex combines software-defined compute, storage and networking into a simplified, easy to use system that unlocks the full potential of HyperConvergence. This session is an overview of Cisco HyperFlex architecture and capabilities, examples of customer success, and recommendations on how to identify the workloads in your environment best suited for this exciting new technology.
Unlock the value of Telemtry with Cisco Tetration Analytics
The new Cisco Tetration Analytics platform provides comprehensive traffic telemetry collection and advanced analytics using an algorithmic approach. The algorithmic approach includes unsupervised machine-learning techniques and behavioral analysis to provide insights into application components, communication, and dependencies and thus enable the implementation of zero-trust model within the network.
Building The Policy Defined Data Center With Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
The session will start with an overview of the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) system components and capabilities. We will then explore the design, operation and availability considerations for Multi-Pod, Multi-Site, and Dual Fabric designs. The session presents additional considerations including how to optimize traffic inside and outside of the DC sites, and how to integrate service network appliances and others.
Microsegmentation with Application Centric Infrastructure
This session describes Cisco ACI Micro Segmentation capabilities. We will discuss and explain the concepts of Micro EPGs, Intra EPG Isolation and how they fit in the ACI policy model. We will explain how to use contracts to create security zones using regular and micro EPGs, and how to leverage ACI for enhancing the security posture inside the perimeter of the Data Center.
From Private to Hybric Cloud with Cisco Enterprise Cloud Suite
Enterprise Cloud Suite delivers full IT Infrastructure Automation across the data center stack. This includes virtualization, compute, storage and network from both Cisco and third party vendors. This session will dive into the fundamentals of using UCS Director to manage and automate the delivery of services in an end to end fashion.
Digitization and Digital Industries
Digital Transformation - FastIT
In this session, Kadir will talk about a proven methodology called “Fast IT Business Transformation” (or “Fast IT” in short). Fast IT is a business-IT alignment methodology,enabling organizations to:
- Improve communication among all key stakeholders
- Understand the people enablers & business drivers
- Build the optimal processes and organization for the IT departments
- Envision the technology radar that will ensure that IT investments are meeting current and future expectations for success
Companies today are going digital in an effort to enable new customer experiences, empower workforce innovation, and build innovative business models powered by analytics. Buildings are central to this digital transformation, as buildings are where most traditional businesses run and operate from. Learn how the Cisco Digital Building solution can provide enhanced experiences and improved efficiencies in buildings.
IoT Data Platforms
IoT promises business the ability to gain unprecedented visibility into the status of their business operations using sensors and machines connected to a network, in order to optimise and drive better efficiency, realise new insights across IT (Information Technology) and OT (Operational Technology). The task of data extraction from these sensors or machines is highly dependent on a robust and scalable connectivity and data delivery platform, often called “IoT Platform” that defines the data policies that will deliver information to applications, efficiently deploy gateways and securely connect these sensors or machines.
Opportunities for Professional Development In The Era Of Digitization
Marwan Al Shawi/Andre Lurant
In this era of Digitization, we have experienced major shifts in culture, technology, and business, which are challenging traditional ways organizations have operated for nearly a century. This session will show you you how you can leverage appropriate tools to put the right plan in place to ensure you are executing on your strategy while measuring progress, success and impact. Control your career path and get ahead of the game to capitalize on market transitions while staying true to what you enjoy doing.
Cisco Vision for Retail
As a bricks-and-mortar retailer your business is under threat from online retailers' offers of price and convenience. Learn how Cisco Vision, our dynamic digital signage platform, can be used to create significant retalier value through improving customer experience, loyalty and creating new revenue opportunities.
Connecting the Unconnected Low Power Wide Area Networks
Low-power wide area (LPWA) is long-range wireless technology applicable to both private and public Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure. It is used to connect a range of devices with low data rates and long battery lives that operate unattended for extended periods of time. Learn how Cisco’s LoRaWAN technology, running on unlicensed spectrum, can enable new services related to the IoT and smart cites.
A journey beyond 11ac wave-2 Wireless
Bader Al Otaibi
Get an inside view of what is happening in the industry and what the next wave in WiFi will look like. The most important element of a digital, all-wireless office is availability, reliability, security and cost-effective wireless-LAN (Wi-Fi) connectivity that ensures that everyone has the capacity they need to be productive with any applications and any data, from Web and Cloud-service access to real-time streaming video and voice telephony.
Cisco Digital Network Architecture: the new networking architectural principles
In this session, we will look at the architectural principles of that architecture so that you can understand how to build upon them to evolve your own infrastructure. In particular, we will look at how Cisco DNA allows you to truly leverage the network as a platform, which is open and fully programmable. Resulting into better automation of tasks, stronger security and analytics.
Cisco Meraki- Cloud Managed Networking
Join us for an introduction to Cisco Meraki and our cloud managed networking products, including wireless access points, security appliances, and switches. You'll learn how cloud networking offers greater reliability, easier management, and a lower TCO - and we'll show you a live demo of the exciting features in the Cisco Meraki dashboard.
Cisco's Campus Fabric
This session provides an introduction to Cisco Campus Fabric, an “Evolved” Campus Network to better meet your business objectives. The campus fabric architecture enables the use of virtual networks (overlay networks) running on a physical network (underlay network) in order to create alternative topologies to connect devices and overcome the following networking challenges: Host Mobility, Network Segmentation and Role-Based Access Control.
Location Based Services with CMX
Ahmed Medhat & Yasser Hannush
Cisco’s Indoor Location Based Services (LBS) and the Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) solution. This session addresses the multiple indoor LBS technologies that Cisco offers and how they can be leveraged to produce new business outcomes for our customers.
Next Generation Branch with Enterprise NFV
Find out how Enterprise NFV can help innovate, automate and deliver the branch of the future. This session will introduce a new solution that simplifies operations and redefines architecture at the branch. Cisco Enterprise NFV utilizes the best aspects of Virtualization, Orchestration and Automation, along with Software Defined Networking (SDN) by creating a new model for deploying services and applications to remote offices.
Optimizing your Security investment - Cisco Security Services
Ahmed Abdel Hamid Ali
Find out how security services help you get the most from your cybersecurity program and technology investments. Organizations that use services for security get access to consultants and technical experts to support their staff with the latest knowledge and capabilities. They also help improve time to threat detection and response. And, by reducing complexity, you’ll improve your ability to adapt to changing business priorities.
A Statistical Insight to Threat Centric Security
Since we know that breaches are now the new normal, we must ask ourselves: how do we do security differently? Organizations must take a threat-centric and operational approach to security, meaning focusing on the threats and getting the most out of existing investments. In so doing they can reduce complexity and fragmentation, while providing superior visibility, continuous control, and advanced threat protection.
The Power of a Cisco Network As A Sensor & As An Enforcer With StealthWatch
You can’t protect what you can’t see. In a world where data travels among tens of thousands of devices and people inside and outside your enterprise, how can you know what’s happening out there? Cisco networking investments act as a sensor to provide enhanced visibility into the network. The key benefit is to detect unusual traffic flows, malware, identify user access policy violations and obtain broad visibility into all network traffic so that action can be taken against threats.
Addressing the full attack Continuum with Cisco's Threat Centric NGFW's
Wissam El Charif/Sherif Il Shourafah
The Cisco Firepower™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) is the industry’s first fully integrated, threat-focused next-gen firewall with unified management. It includes Application Visibility and Control (AVC), optional Firepower next-gen IPS (NGIPS), Cisco® Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), and URL Filtering. Cisco Firepower NGFW provides advanced threat protection before, during, and after attacks.
Cisco AMP Everywhere - Advanced Malware Protection
To be effective in the battle against advanced malware, protection must be everywhere, continuously, and retrospectively. The Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) solution goes beyond point-in-time detection to provide protection everywhere, and continuously monitor files and file activity for the first signs of bad behavior. The solution provides the level of visibility and control you need to stop advanced threats missed by other security layers. You get comprehensive protection for your organization across the attack continuum - before, during, and after an attack.
Defending against Modern Threats with Email & Web Security Solutions
Email and web access can act as open, potentially dangerous channels into your company - ways for intruders to phish and get other malware past your security. Given that billions of individuals are now online, the risks are growing. The increasing use of cloud services, social media, and mobile devices adds new threats. Learn how to protect your organization against malware and targeted attacks across the entire attack continuum, before, during and after an attack.
At Cisco Connect UAE 2017, we will be highlighting our business solutions across our technology architectures including Data Center & Cloud, Security, Mobility and Collaboration and will demonstrate how these are increasingly influencing the growth of Smart and Connected Communities.
The Cisco Collaboration team will be advising on Cisco’s Apple IOS Integrations including integrating voice and collaboration. Real Time Communication is integral to business now more than ever, with Cisco Apple IOS; our customers are able to utilize Cisco’s collaboration platforms across messaging, meeting and calling from mobile devices. With IOS 10, you can benefit from the incorporation between Cisco Webex Teams and IOS 10 across all Apple Devices.
At Cisco Connect, our customers can experience how they can build an agile organization and extend their business reach. We will demonstrate how Cisco Collaboration helps employees work better across boundaries without compromise — in every room, on every desk, and in every pocket. Video places people at the center of the collaboration experience. It empowers them to work together in new ways to transform business, accelerate innovation, and do more with less. Cisco Collaboration’s next-generation interaction, where everyone, everywhere can be face-to-face and more effective. With our Next Generation Conferencing, "Don't Stress Over Tech - It's Just a meeting"
Data Center and Cloud
Within our Data Center and Cloud architecture, Cisco will be launching our Tetration Analytics platform providing insights into Application Behavior alongside Pervasive Visibility and Forensics, showcasing who is talking to who within the Data Center. Within our data center demonstrations, Cisco Connect will be displaying Cisco’s Big Data Architecture platform through our Edge to Enterprise Analytics (UCS, ISR and FOG). Furthermore, Data Center’s impact within our architecture portfolio is growing, demonstrating Cisco’s ACI integration solution with our Security portfolio, allowing us to secure your data center. Attendees will be able to experience an overview of Cisco’s cloud solutions such as Cloud Center, MetaPod and our PAAS solutions from Apprenda.
Digitization and Digital Industries
As we transition into a fully digitized business-operating model, Cisco will be displaying our digital industries solutions at Cisco Connect. Experience Cisco Digital Building solution with personalized lighting experiences, enabling a reduction in cost and the opportunity to provide insight into customer and workforce behavior. Cisco’s vision for Retail will allow personalized visual marketing and video information with the use of location-based integration to coincide with our Digital Sales Associate demonstration, with instant access remote product and services within store.
Cisco’s Enterprise Networking portfolio and solutions will be incorporated throughout the World of Solutions at Cisco Connect. Experience our Cloud Managed IT solution with Cisco Meraki and learn how to bring your Next Generation Branch to life with our Routing and iWAN demonstration with APIC-EM. Improve your customer experience and understand how customer data and analytics can improve your business with our Connected Mobile Experience (CMX) demonstration. Throughout the event, you can experience wireless innovation and encounter our virtual beacons via our Beacon Center. Finally, Enterprise Networking will be demonstrating the new end-to end enterprise Software Defined Access architecture with Campus Fabric and APIC-EM.
Within our security segment, you can experience our Rapid Threat Containment demonstration, highlighting the integration between Access Layer Security’ to offer customers automated responses to network breaches. Cisco Digital Network Architecture Security displays the superior capabilities of Cisco's Routers and Switches to become part of a comprehensive security architecture as they are leveraged as a sensor and an enforcer. In addition, Cisco will display our live Threat Wall with live threat feeds from Talos and Open DNS, the importance of retrospective security with AMP and the integration of Security within the Data Center through an ACI Flash demonstration.
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.
It all began in 1984 and three decades into its inception Emircom continues to etch its success story. Emircom is now a trusted partner to every entity involved in nation building. You will find us at the core of many robust IT infrastructure projects. Our information and communications technology know-how has equipped businesses across GCC to meet their complex information architecture challenges – be it enabling Telcos enhance their services, empowering Educational Institutions to offer enhanced learning experience, automating some of the big Financial Entities or helping Government Bodies migrate from legacy system to next generation technology.
Leveraging the expertise offered by a team of highly qualified professionals guided by a strong management that is driven by a powerful vision, Emircom continues to inspire and play a leading role in the ICT industry in UAE and the region.
We are built to lead. We are equipped to revolutionise the way businesses collaborate. We are fully aligned to UAE’s Vision 2030 and our solutions help transform today's cities into tomorrow's smart connected communities.
In our continuing pursuit to excellence, Emircom once again partners with Cisco as the Diamond sponsors of Cisco Connect UAE 2017. The event hosted at the Atlantis the Palm Conference Centre on April 17 -18, 2017
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
Smartworld is a joint venture between Etisalat and Dubai South. The company's growth is driven by the clear vision of being the top-of-the-league digital smart service provider to enable a futuristic digital economic growth.
Established in 2008, Smartworld works closely with government entities, telecommunication operators, SMEs and large enterprises delivering them unique value using its state of the art next gen infrastructure, efficient processes and a top notch team.
Established in 1997 & became a highly dynamic IT Professional Service Provider. During the 20 years tenure in UAE market we achieved the highest level of specialization in Datacenter Design & Build, Advanced Network Solutions (both Converged & Hyper-Converged) integrated with storage products which primarily meet SMB’s & Enterprise Market; both public , private and local government sectors. As it is one of the fastest growing Cisco partner in UAE & one of the top IP communication specialists, accredited and specialized in advanced UC, UCS, Wireless, Data & Backup Management Solutions, Virtualization and End to End Security.
Computer Network Systems (CNS) is a leading Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Banking Solutions Systems Integrator and Managed Services provider operating in the UAE, with offices in the Sultanate of Oman and Kuwait. CNS has a rich history with Cisco Systems for more than 15 years. CNS is recognized as a trusted, innovative and enterprising partner, offering digital transformation solutions and services from Cisco Systems to Public Sector/Government, Oil and Gas, Enterprise and SMB customers. CNS has designed, provisioned and deployed Cisco LAN, WAN, Wireless, Collaboration, Unified Communications, Data Centre and Security Turnkey Solutions. Some of our customer have stayed with us for 12 years and are continuing to see the end to end value CNS provides to their business outcomes
Logicom Public Ltd is an international group of companies, listed on the Main Market of the Cyprus Stock Exchange and a member of the FTSE/CySE20 index.
Became member of the GTDC in 2014Focus:
- Distribution of technology products and services
- Provision of Integrated IT Networking, Telecom and Business Software solutions
- Execution of large infrastructure projects.
Physical presence in more than 16 countries, employs 754 professionals, and services more than 10,000 customers in 30 countries
Vision Statement: To be the leading technology company in our region by offering an excellent distribution platform and best in class Integrated IT Networking, Telecom and Business Software solutions to our customers.
We aim to deliver this in tandem with the key Logicom values of: Professionalism, Proactiveness, Loyalty, Commitment, Integrity & Transparency
Cubit Technologies LLC, is a fast-growing Information Technology Integrator, operating from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. We focus on emerging technologies to deliver the best in class solutions to our customers with a track record of 100% successful project delivery. Our vision is to align technology to business goals, so that customer can capture the best value for their investments.
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training. As the winner of Cisco learning partner of the year for several years, we deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, VMware, IBM, Amazon Web Services, and more. The Global Knowledge corporate headquarters are located in Cary, North Carolina. EMEA headquarters are in Wokingham, UK and MEA headquarters are in Dubai, UAE. We also have international locations in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia Pacific.
Imagicle, market leader in the UC apps space, develops applications helping companies to make their communications faster, smarter and easier, either on-prem or in the partner Cloud.
20k+ customers in 150 countries benefit of the Imagicle ApplicationSuite, which in a single suite and VM includes the most complete set of must have apps, to enhance Customer service, control and analyze calls, virtualize fax service, provide advanced directory services, recording calls and it adds mandatory hotel services to Cisco UC platforms.
Founded in 2010, Imagicle is head-quartered in Italy and has a fully owned subsidiary in Dubai. With more than 300 among Partners and Service Providers, Imagicle operates almost in all over the world serving enterprises, multinational companies, as well family businesses, universities, central government, public administrations, hospitals and prestigious hotels.
Imagicle is Cisco Preferred Solution Partner and 7 Imagicle Apps - Attendant Console, ACD, IVR, Call Accounting & Billing, IP Fax Server, Advanced Directory Services and Hospitality Services - have been selected by Cisco as their official solutions, being available worldwide on Cisco GPL through the Solutions Plus program.
IPMagiX. The spirit of innovation…
IPMagiX was established in 1998 and positioned itself as a leader in unified communications in the EMEA.
As a Cisco Preferred Solution developer, IPMagiX delivers value by extending full solutions to improve productivity, drive new efficiencies and revenue, enhance customer experience and intensify overall satisfaction.
IPMagiX develops functionalities through a limitless combination of GUI-based applications on IP Telephones, IPTV, mobiles and tablets, earning the trust of over hundred thousand users in different sectors; with more than 30,000 hotel rooms in the hospitality sector alone.
With prominent names like Fairmont, Rotana and Mövenpick, made positive impressions in EMEA region, and gave IPMagiX determined steps all the way towards Asia, proving an excellent track record for unsurpassed customer satisfaction.
MRP provides predictive customer acquisition software and services. For 15 years, clients have relied on MRP to help them achieve their revenue goals by combining cutting edge predictive analytics with a full suite of Account Based Marketing services to acquire new customers, faster. MRP has 12 offices, 500 employees and covers 100 countries around the globe.
MRP is a division of First Derivatives plc (FD). FD is quotes on the London Stock Exchange (AIM: FDP.L) and is a global supplier of software and consulting services.
Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) helps companies push the boundaries of what’s possible. The company’s all-flash based technology, combined with its customer-friendly business model, drives business and IT transformation with Smart Storage that is effortless, efficient and evergreen. Pure Storage offers two flagship products: FlashArray//M, optimized for structured workloads, and FlashBlade, ideal for unstructured data. With Pure's industry leading Satmetrix-certified NPS score of 83.5, Pure customers are some of the happiest in the world, and includes organizations of all sizes, across an ever-expanding range of industries.
Purple - Intelligent Spaces is a WiFi and location SaaS solution offering powerful analytics and marketing tools to businesses. Purple’s solution allows businesses to monitor their physical spaces and actively promote their brand, while providing valuable insights into customer behavior within venues / establishments.
With over 20 million users across 125 countries, Purple works with a range of brands and venues.
Purple is observing growth in multiple sectors, including hospitality, where people have time to spend online; in retail, where footfall tracking is essential; in healthcare, offering transparency around service and communication; and in entire cities moving towards the Internet of Things.
Salesforce, the world's #1 CRM company and Customer Success Platform, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way, run their business from their phones, create 1-to-1 customer journeys and make smarter, more predictive decisions from anywhere in real time. The Customer Success Platform provides ground-breaking cloud services for sales, service, marketing, community, analytics, apps and the Internet of Things. Salesforce is the fastest growing top 10 software company in the world and has been ranked as one of the World's Most Innovative Company by Forbes for five years in a row.
Established in 1903, Siemon is an industry leader specializing in the design and manufacture of high quality, high performance low voltage infrastructure solutions and services for Data Centers, LANs and Intelligent Buildings.
Headquartered in Connecticut, USA, with global sales, technical and logistics expertise spanning 100 countries, Siemon offers the most comprehensive suites of copper and optical fiber cabling systems, cabinets, racks, cable management, data center power and cooling systems and Automated Infrastructure Management solutions.
Siemon Labs invests heavily in R&D and the development of Industry Standards, underlining the company’s long-standing commitment to its customers and the industry.
- More than 400 active patents specific to structured cabling Leading participation in industry standards
- Leading the groups that lead the industry
- Over a century of customer-driven telecommunications knowledge with a commitment to continuous improvement
Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.
Location: Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
Cisco Connect Dubai, UAE 2017 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 centre; valet parking for all is available.
Atlantis, The Palm
P.O. Box 211222, Crescent Road,
The Palm Island, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: +971 4 426 2000