GITEX ’11: Technology Week Events Detailed

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Everything you need to know about this year’s Technology Week.

GITEX CLOUD CONFEX:- ‘Offering Cloud Users….Knowledge-as-a-Service”

Date: 10 -11 October, 2011

Time: 8am

Location: Sheikh Maktoum Hall

Cost: AED 2,495 (US$ 680)

Day Two (10 October)

  1. Keynote: Building an Instant-On Business with Cloud Computing
  2. Going Directly To Cloud
  3. Creating the Everywhere Organization
  4. The Agile Enterprise Through to the Cloud
  5. Making Room for The Hybrid Cloud
  6. Riding the Waves of Cloud
  7. What’s the right Cloud for you?
  8. Panel Discussion: Cloud Busting: Security and Privacy in The Cloud
  9. Infrastructure-as-a-Service Revolutionizing The Cloud Concept
  10. Security & Governance In The Cloud – A Security Follow-Up

Day Three (11 October)

  1. Keynote: HP CloudSystem Matrix – Get the benefits of Private Cloud
  2. The Cloud – “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow”
  3. Utilising the Cloud PaaS as a Service Initiative
  4. Panel Discussion: Regulatory Compliance and Jurisdiction for The Cloud
  5. Cutting into the Cloud
  6. Key Risk Issues when Contracting for Cloud Services
  7. Panel Discussion: Cloud Enabled Outsourcing – New Ideas For Governance and Management
  8. Cloud < Dynamism
  9. Cloud for Service Providers

GITEX Cloud Confex Top Speakers:

Steve Dietch, VP of Cloud Solutions and Infrastructure, Hewlett-Packard

Chuck Hollis, Global Marketing and CTO, EMC

Ronald Raffensperger, Director of Core Network, Huawei

Ramesh Krishna Bhandari, Business Development Specialist for Cloud Services, Etisalat

Dr. Khaled A. Elamrawi, Regional Director – Enterprise Solutions and Services, Middle East, Intel

Vincent Lavergne, Technical Director, Southern EMEA, f5

Peder Ulander, VP of Product Marketing, Cloud Orchestration, Citrix

Mark Chaban, Director, Private Cloud & DataCenter, Microsoft Middle East and Africa

Ahmad AlMulla, VP of IT, Dubal

David Teklit, VP of IT, Jumeirah Group

Illyas Kookiyankal, Chief Security Officer, Abu Dhabi Exchange

Den Sullivan, Enterprise Architecture Director for Emerging Markets and former CIO, Cisco Emerging Markets

Cloud Vendor Theatre

Dedicated presentation area in the Cloud Confex on the show floor to enhance knowledge exchange about the new products on display. Trade visitors to the show floor can participate in these sessions for free. Companies already confirmed include: Aphidas, Brocade, EMC, INSIA, ISL Online, Navigant, PanaLogic, Red Hat, SSBS, Symantec,  Wyse

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