CA Technologies highlights the risks of cloud computing at MEFTEC 2011

Press release
Published May 30th, 2011 - 06:11 GMT
Hisham Malak, Sales Director of CA MENA Region
Hisham Malak, Sales Director of CA MENA Region

CA Technologies will focus on sharing their latest innovations and solutions to the financial sector at MEFTEC 2011, May 30-31. Located at Stand J9, ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, CA Technologies will be presenting on the risks of cloud computing. Other focus areas include the Arcot solution for fraud prevention and advanced authentication and other key solutions that are critical for the financial sector.

CA Technologies has been providing cutting edge solutions in cloud computing, infrastructure management, service management and security and mainframe to some of the most prominent organizations in the MENA region. These offerings will be showcased at MEFTEC 2011.

Hisham Malak, Sales Director, CA MENA said, “The financial market has witnessed rapid growth over the years across various operations- retail, consumer, corporate, and others. This has been fuelled by market demand and the changes in the dynamics of the global financial markets and driven by the rising competitiveness within the sector. All this has lead to tremendous business opportunities for which CA Technologies is well positioned.”

Most financial institutions have avoided cloud computing because of the perceived risks involved. Gregor Petri, Advisor, Lean IT and Cloud Computing, CA Technologies will be making a special presentation, titled ‘The Risks of Cloud Computing’ at MEFTEC on May 31st. It will concentrate on the issues involved in using the cloud and how to mitigate such risks. A regular keynote speaker at industry events throughout Europe, Gregor has been named as one of the Top 100 Bloggers on Cloud Computing by the Cloud Computing Journal.

“CA Technologies is a trusted advisor for many financial institutions worldwide and in the region. MEFTEC is a perfect platform for CA Technologies to solidify its position in the market and share its latest offerings. For instance, among the newest solutions we will be sharing will be those of Arcot- one of CA Technologies latest acquisitions. Arcot provides cutting edge solutions in the areas of fraud detection, fraud prevention and advanced authentication to banks as both on premise and as a cloud service.” Mr. Malak added.

With some of the most important representation of the financial and banking industries decision makers at MEFTEC, CA technologies will be demonstrating some of its flagship solutions including:

CA 3Tera AppLogic a turnkey cloud computing platform that enables enterprise customers to quickly provision, deploy, and manage cloud applications and supporting infrastructure.

CA Service Desk Manager that optimizes the business user’s support experience with automated support tools that helps resolve issues, achieving a higher customer service quality while lowering costs.

CA Infrastructure Management Solutions that proactively manages the performance and availability of the service delivery infrastructure and all the traffic it delivers.

Background Information

CA Technologies

CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility.

The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. CA MENA represents CA Technologies in the Middle East and North Africa, it has offices in Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi & Dubai), Kuwait (Kuwait City), Qatar (Doha), Oman and Pakistan.

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