Microsoft Gulf will be hosting the first Azure Summit, a two-day technology extravaganza to introduce the cloud computing platform – Azure, in Dubai next week.
The Azure Summit will attract over 250 IT Professionals and decision-makers from across the region, and will feature two days of interactive sessions covering technical content on Microsoft Azure for the IT pros.
Key discussions will include; Introduction and Migration to Microsoft Azure for infrastructure professionals, Networking and Virtual Machines, Storage and Business Intelligence Scenarios, as well as extending Data Center into Azure.
The summit will take place on December 9 and 10, at the Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE.
Michael Kögeler, COO and CMO - Microsoft Middle East and Africa, who will deliver his first keynote address at the inaugural session of the summit, said: “We are pleased to hold the first Azure Summit in the Middle East and Africa that has been tailored especially for IT Professionals to help them build the skills they need to tackle challenges and gain valuable insights on the diverse uses of Cloud Computing.”
“Microsoft Azure is an innovative platform that is; hybrid, flexible, economical, scalable and available everywhere making it ideal for startups as well as large organisations and governments. More than 57 per cent of the Fortune 500 companies around the world have already moved to Azure,” he added.
The Gold sponsor of the Azure Summit in the UAE is Exceed, with Veeam and Link Development as silver sponsors, and Alpha Data being the bronze sponsor. Azure is the only major cloud platform, ranked by Gartner as an industry leader for both infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS).