Mobile masses

Annie Bricker reports from Huawei’s recent Global MBB Forum in Hong Kong, where the company shared its plans to cater for the world’s huge Internet demands in the run-up to 2020.

In full flow

Gathering over 3500 attendees including industry experts, sponsors, customers and partners, NetApp hosted the 2015 edition of its Insight conference at CityCube, Berlin.

Rack by rack

Back once again for its third annual outing, CNME’s Data Centre Build roadshow reached Riyadh, Doha and Dubai, drawing in scores of IT decision-makers and industry figureheads to reflect on how to design and optimise the vital foundations of IT infrastructure. We report from the Dubai leg of the conferences.

Huawei’s cloud map – HCC 2015

The 5th Huawei Cloud Congress was held in Shanghai this month on 18th and 19th with the theme “Make IT Simple, Make Business Agile”. With over ten thousand participants in attendance – including one thousand global carriers and ICT partners – the Shanghai Expo Centre was abuzz with talk of the company’s new products, milestones and projects.

On the ball

SAP recently announced a deal to become the chief technology provider for City Football Group, the quartet of soccer clubs owned by Abu Dhabi United Group. The partnership aims to build on the success of English club Manchester City, and bring enhanced footballing operations, fan experiences and business administration to CFG.

Seizing possibilities

Held in Prague, Czech Republic, EMC’s annual CIO Connect Summit delved into the continuously evolving IT industry and how technology chiefs can redefine the IT agenda.

Prolific partnerships

Promotional gimmicks aside, Lenovo’s Tech World conference boasted a formidable roster of elite industry CEOs as well as some exciting product launches and demos. On the enterprise side, the firm also discussed its strategy to usher in more services and solutions-oriented offerings. James Dartnell reports from Beijing.

The winning formula

With a renewed focus on innovation and enterprise technologies, Dell is raising the stakes with an end-to-end, solutions-oriented strategy. Jeevan Thankappan reports from Dell Innovation Day in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Always be prepared

Cyber criminials are becoming more organised and taking higher bounties. Kaspersky Lab’s Cyber Security Weekend for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa kept CNME abreast of changes in the security landscape and predicted what we can expect in the coming year.

Future digital worlds

Last month, the latest edition of the Gartner Symposium gathered more than 500 Chief Information Officers, Senior IT executives and other key decision makers from a wide variety of industries to discuss the growth of Digital Business.

Contemporary custom

In an increasingly digital economy, engagement channels between businesses and customers are gaining in importance and complexity. In association with SafeData, CNME hosted a roundtable discussion on effective strategies for enhancing customer engagement, which sparked a sharp debate amongst a diverse range of regional CIOs.

Under siege

CNME’s Enterprise Security 360 Roadshow, which covers Riyadh, Doha and Dubai, returned for its 2015 edition. We bring you the highlights of the security conference.

Seamless synergy

Citrix Synergy 2015, held from 12 to14 May in Orlando, Florida, gathered thousands of customers, partners and executives to experience the company’s new offerings and updates. CEO Mark Templeton opened the event by sharing the company’s ‘Vision for IT Transformation.’

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