EMC announced today its participation as the IT Transformation Partner at COMEX 2013 which is being held from the 25th of March through till the 29th of March at the Oman International Exhibition Centre in Muscat, Oman. The prominent ICT exhibition in Oman, COMEX now in its 23rd year brings together an audience comprising local and international companies, governmental bodies, NGO's and academicians to share best practices and explore new business and technology opportunities.
The need for IT transformation has been highlighted in the recently published IDC Digital Universe study. As the digital universe approaches 40 zettabytes by 2020, an amount that exceeds previous forecasts by 5 ZBs, resulting in a 50-fold growth from the beginning of 2010, organizations in Oman and around the world will need to transform their IT, business and themselves in order to benefit from the growing amount of data and make use of it to sharpen their competitive advantage..
EMC’s participation at the event reflects its commitment to the Omani market and the value it brings to Omani organizations through leading technology and service portfolios. In conjunction with partners such as MDS-Oman, Mustafa Sultan, MHD and ComputerLinks Distribution, EMC will showcase how cloud computing and virtualization are key to mastering the new IT realities, how businesses can unlock the value of Big Data and discover the knowledge, skills and support that will transform them to meet the challenges ahead. On site live Demos deliver actionable intelligence on how businesses can utilize big data and cloud technology to deliver tangible business benefits and how EMC solutions can be architected to deliver rapid return on investment. Held under the theme, ‘Empowering SMEs through ICT’, COMEX 2013 will see experts from EMC and its partners discuss a host of leading technologies to help SME’s garner the scale and efficiencies required to succeed in a vastly competitive market.