DatacenterDynamics annual census consistently points to the fact that datacentres represent a sizeable and growing industry in the Middle East with an ever increasing demand for power, space, skilled manpower, investment and optimisation. The Middle East market saw 18% growth in investment in Facility equipment, 7.5% in IT Optimisation and 16.7% in Managed Services in 2013, summing up to an enormous amount of USD 1.22 billion. This clearly proves that datacentres are not only evolving rapidly but also taking up more pivotal roles in the core business operations within their organisations. With growing investment focus on new technologies, cloud and big data are  anticipated to usher in a revolution in the industry.

The sudden surge of data creation and use are increasingly posing new challenges as the volume of it becomes too huge to handle. Due to this huge volume of data, enormous storage and bandwidth resources are required. As an industry, datacenters are experiencing a shift towards more flexible, efficient and reliable network solutions. The explosion of data is forcing an end to the traditional network with market analysts predicting 80% of network traffic to flow from server to server by 2014. It is then most obvious to expect organisations in the Middle East to graduate towards making successful use of easily adaptable and cost efficient technologies.

With nearly 10 billion devices connected to the internet globally and predictions of exponential growth in the Middle East, the industry has reached a point where the space, power and cost demands of traditional technologies are no longer sustainable. It is time to stop, ponder and to gauge the current capacities against future needs.

The 9th Annual Datacenter Dynamics Converged Dubai 2014 will provide insights into the latest trends, strategies and best practices to equip you to fully capitalise on the opportunities at hand and to scale up your efficiency, performance and resource utilization.

DatacenterDynamics Dubai is specifically designed to fill the knowledge and networking needs for both those responsible for the design, build and operation of IT facilities as well as key IT decision makers responsible for strategic decisions regarding capacity planning and technology investment.

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Key topics:

From site selection and engineering design through to power availability and full data center automation

From collocation to Platform-as-a-Service, from Software-as-a-Service, to building your data centre capacity in the cloud

Insight on how IT needs drive data centre strategy and how that impacts infrastructure requirements

Who should attend?

DatacenterDynamics Dubai is specifically designed to fill the knowledge and networking needs for both those responsible for the design, build an operation of IT facilities as well as key IT decision makers responsible for strategic decisions regarding capacity planning and technology investment.

  • Chief Information and Technology Officers
  • Datacenter Facilities Managers and Engineers
  • Information Technology and Infrastructure Managers
  • Network, Cabling and Communication Engineers and Integrators
  • Architects, Design Build Consultants, and MEP Professionals
  • Datacenter, Commercial Office Space and Operations Staff
  • NOC, SOC and DOC Staff and Managers
  • Server, Storage and Application Administrators
  • C-level executives (Chief Executive Officer / Chief Information Officer / Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer / Chief Technology Officer)
  • Data Centre Managers and Directors
  • Data Centre Project Managers
  • IT DirectorsIT Project Managers
  • Infrastructure Directors
  • IT Consultants
  • Data Centre Consultants
  • Business Analysts
  • Finance Directors & Managers


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