The GCC's cloud computing market is set to grow from
As cloud computing moves from hype to the business mainstream, facilitating regional adoption of cloud technologies and virtual storage solutions will come to the fore at this year's Cloud Confex — a specialist, integrated cloud exhibition and conference platform held at Gitex Technology Week, the largest ICT event in the
With IT research firm Frost and Sullivan predicting the global cloud market will reach more than
As regional companies large and small move to transfer physical storage, backup, network, security and management systems to the virtual cloud, Frost and Sullivan predict the Gulf's cloud computing market will post seven-fold growth and expand at a CAGR of 32.8 per cent to reach
The region's unique business potential will see more than 7,000 key buyers attend the Cloud Confex on
"Via a wide range of panels, demonstrations and networking events with industry-leading experts, the fifth Cloud Confex will focus on 'how' enterprises can truly capitalise on the cloud's transformational potential and present industry-leading CIOs with best-practise cloud innovation and integration strategies," added Trixee LohMirmand, senior-vice president, Exhibitions and Events Management, DWTC, the organiser of Gitex Technology Week.
"To gain a competitive edge in an increasingly connected world, more enterprises are harnessing the cloud to extend their business capabilities across an ecosystem of internal teams, suppliers, channel partners, distributors and customers," said Dr Sanjiva Weerawarana, Founder and CEO of
Juniper Networks Middle East, the industry leader in delivering innovation across routing, switching, and security, will serve as Platinum Sponsor of the Cloud Confex.
Cloud Confex will also host the second Gitex Cloud Awards — a celebration of excellence in cloud computing recognising the advancement and contribution of cloud computing to the business and technology communities.
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