Microsoft Gulf today announced a landmark event for IT professionals across the Middle East to learn more about the latest in collaborative solutions at the Middle East SharePoint conference, which will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha, Qatar from December 5-6, 2010. The Middle East event will be the biggest across the region for technology professionals to learn more about Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010, the business collaboration platform for the enterprise, the internet and related technologies.
Top speakers at the event will include Eric Swift, General Manager of Product Management for SharePoint, Neil Garner-Solution Specialist for Microsoft's Digital Marketing Platform Group in the Middle East, Michael Noel-internationally recognized technology expert and bestselling author among other experts who will be speaking at the conference.
"We are extremely pleased at bringing the biggest SharePoint event in the Middle East to Qatar for the very first time," said Yasir Khokhar, Information Worker Business Group lead, Microsoft Gulf. "This reflects Microsoft's commitment to the customers and partners in Qatar and across the region who are looking to leverage technology infrastructure and software as a strategic asset to make them more competitive. Customers and partners will also learn from a variety of speakers comprising of end users and subject experts on how Microsoft SharePoint helps organisations respond rapidly to business needs while cutting costs with a unified infrastructure."
Mamoun Eregat, Chief Executive Officer, Akfar Information Technology which is one of Qatar's leading e-business solutions provider said, "As a past attendee at the 2008 edition of the Middle East SharePoint Conference, we got a great opportunity to interact with our peers in the industry. We also learnt a great deal about the latest technologies for information workers in the form of collaborative e-business solutions. We are delighted to be associated once again with the 2010 edition as a platinum sponsor."
At the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about about how customers and partners are embracing this integrated platform that forms the foundation for how work gets done and enables an effective leverage of IT resources. The event will also feature customer success stories, best practices in Sharepoint implementation apart from giving visitors an ideal platform to hear from Microsoft partners building solutions across different verticals and different workloads such as Internet Business, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Search and Social Computing etc.
The first edition of Microsoft SharePoint conference in the Middle East was held in Dubai, UAE in 2008 and was attended by over 400 business and IT professionals who accessed best practices on building and deploying business critical applications on the SharePoint platform.
For more details, customers can visit the conference website at: www.sharepointconference2010.com.