Saudi Arabia, Vendor

Nutanix gears up to host enterprise cloud conference in Saudi Arabia

Nutanix has announced that it will host its annual .NEXT on Tour with the theme ‘Invisible Clouds, Visible IT’ at the Fairmont Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 18th November 2019.

The conference will focus on helping enterprises in the Kingdom free themselves from the complexity and cost of legacy IT and embrace the power of cloud.

Sophia, Saudi Arabia, Robot, Nutanix
Sophia – Saudi Arabia’s first Robot citizen

Executives from Nutanix will deliver a number of informative sessions including latest insights into data center modernisation, multi-cloud and automation and application workloads.

The event will feature keynotes and talks, hands-on learning with experts, and a first-hand look at the latest Nutanix products. The solutions-oriented event will educate attendees on how they can build virtual apps and desktops on Nutanix. Topics include:

  • Best practices for running high performance and low latency workloads on Nutanix databases
  • The ABCs of enterprise end user computing
  • Real-life demo experience
  • Customer panel discussing their Nutanix experience
  • Importance of a high performance and scalable IT infrastructure in creating a great user experience

The speaker lineup includes Dheeraj Pandey Co-Founder & CEO Nutanix, who has been identified as being one of the top 30 most influential IT leaders in the world and Stephen Hadley, principal of RiceHadleyGates, an international strategic consulting firm founded with Condoleezza Rice, Robert Gates, and Anja Manuel.

Avinash Shetty, Sr. Director, Strategy at Nutanix will conduct technical sessions, giving deeper insights into specific product features, workloads and latest technology announcements. One of the attractions at the event will be the presence of Sophia the robot, the world’s first robot citizen who is a Saudi national.

Mohammad Abulhouf, country manager – Saudi and Bahrain, Nutanix, said, “.NEXT on has become a premier event for the latest in cloud technologies. With our company’s well-earned reputation as a global leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), we aim to help regional organisations embrace the power of hybrid clouds by eliminating pain points, and enabling them to manage, govern and optimise applications across public and private cloud architectures. I’m confident that this event in Riyadh will give attendees a clear roadmap so that they can help drive digital transformation initiatives within their organisations.”


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