Tech leaders to gather online for ‘IDC Cloud Roadshow 2021’ virtual edition for UAE
Dubai – With cloud adoption becoming a growing necessity for Middle Eastern companies looking to accelerate their digital transformation journeys, International Data Corporation (IDC) will host the UAE edition of its virtual version this week. 2021 IDC Cloud Roadshow. Address the theme ‘Activate a hybrid multicloud ecosystem’, the event online at Wednesday June 2 will present expert advice on how to develop and implement a strategic and digital roadmap for the successful deployment of hybrid cloud.
“Seen as the key technology in IDC’s five stages of business recovery, the cloud has become the fastest route and the natural choice to enable resilient digital infrastructure,” said Matthew Eastwood, senior vice president of IDC for enterprise infrastructure, cloud, developers and alliances. “CIOs in the region are actively investing in increasing their influence in the cloud, and the effectiveness of their cloud strategies will be a critical factor in shaping their competitiveness and growth after the recovery.”
Eastwood will deliver the keynote address for the event, “ Explore the value of an autonomous, cloud-centric digital infrastructure ”, while a series of respected industry thought leaders will be on hand to provide essential advice on defining effective cloud strategies, accelerating cloud migration, enabling the data centers of the future, modernizing applications and securing hybrid cloud deployments.
Delegates will also be able to experience the exclusivity of IDC CIO Masterclass Arena throughout the event. This section of the virtual platform will feature a series of pre-recorded best practice case studies, fireside discussions and panel discussions with leading cloud pioneers from organizations such as HSBC, Saudi Aramco, Emirates Global Aluminum, Bahrain’s National Oil and Gas. Authority, Kuwait Information and Communication Technology Regulatory Authority and Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism.
IDC’s partners for the UAE edition of the 2021 IDC Cloud Roadshow include Splunk, Nutanix, Oracle, GBM and Honeywell as Platinum Partners, and Fortinet, Mimecast and Equinix as Gold Partners.
To join the event or find out more about its dynamic agenda, please visit www.idc.com/event/clouduae . You can also contact Sheila Manek at [email protected] or +971 4 446 3154. You can also join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #IDCCLOUDDC.
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the world’s leading provider of business information, advisory services and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC provides global, regional and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in more than 110 countries. IDC’s analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business leaders and the investment community make fact-based technology decisions and achieve their core business goals. Founded in 1964, IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the global leader in technological media, research and events. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com. Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDC.
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