ceo of cloud computing player meeza to feature at first data centre strategies middle east forum
The first major strategic forum for Data Centre operators, managed services, outsourcing and cloud computing businesses in the Middle East has announced MEEZA as Industry Sponsor (www.datacentres.com/me) CEO of MEEZA, Scott E. MacKenzie will speak in the Cloud Panel which takes place on 3 June.
The Forum, which takes place in Abu Dhabi 2-3 June 2009, has been designed to bring together Data centre operators, service providers, telcos, network infrastructure providers, managed services specialists, systems integrators, enterprise and government IT directors, property and investment firms, law firms, professional intermediaries, consulting firms, regulatory bodies, and supplier organizations to inform and update, provide critical insight and generate top level networking opportunities.
“We believe that Cloud Computing holds an array of opportunities across the Middle Eastern region,” commented Scott E. MacKenzie, CEO of MEEZA. “Cloud Services represent a key part of our strategy and we are delighted to participate in the Data Centre Strategies forum which offers a regional platform to discuss these exciting developments.”
Highlights of the 2-day meeting include a data centre Middle East CEO Roundtable, investment and growth strategies, cloud computing panel, Green Efficiency focus session, data centre transformation panel and an architecting and designing workshop.
With an academy of international speakers, experts and delegates from enterprise user companies, operators and owners, technical specialists, investors, vendors and consultancies, Data Centre Strategies will ask vital questions about the latest issues and developments in the sector that impact the business, operation and planning for data centre businesses.
Injazat Data Systems is Patron of the event, which is researched and organized by international consulting firm BroadGroup with partner Orient Consulting. Sponsors also include HP, EMC, Microsoft, du, Trend Micro, eHosting Datafort, Gateway Gulf, MEEZA, Global Insulation, Sentrum, Simmons and Simmons, and The Colocation Exchange. Media Partners include Maktoob.com, .commerce, Gulf, Telecommunications Insight, Middle East Business Monitor, IX News Search, DCS, Goingtomeet.com and Data Centre News.
The forum will be officially opened on 2nd June by Mr Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Board Member, Mubadala, Chairman Aldar Properties PJSC and CEO Dolphin Energy Ltd
- First-ever regional data centre awards to honour top providers at 2nd Data Centre Strategies Middle East
- Microsoft converses with the media on Cloud Computing
- Injazat announced as Patron of the first Data Centre Strategies Forum for the Middle East
- Impact of cloud computing on IT managed services discussed at start of 2nd Data Centre Strategies Middle East Forum
- Microsoft organizes Government CIO roundtable to raise awareness on Cloud Computing