Cisco Connect UAE 2017 will Shed Light on How Businesses can Thrive in the Digital Era

Cisco’s flagship technology forum brings together regional technology and business decision makers to drive the digitization agenda
• Themed ‘Your Time Is Now’, the event addresses current technology business issues and demonstrates how Internet of Things is driving monumental change in technology architectures
• Keynotes and topic sessions by leading technology executives to offer cutting-edge insights on the latest technologies and trends

Cisco announced today the opening of its flagship IT and thought leadership event, Cisco Connect in the UAE, hosted by Cisco and its key strategic partners from April 17 – 18 at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel, in Dubai. Themed ‘Your Time is Now,’ Cisco Connect UAE 2017 will address the current technology landscape as businesses transition into effective digital enterprises. The event will demonstrate multiple solutions across verticals and showcase how connected cities integrate technology to manage their assets, services, and costs.

Alongside their partners, Cisco will also demonstrate the latest innovations around how digitization is driving monumental change in technology architectures including Data Center & Cloud, Security, Enterprise Networks and Collaboration, highlighting how they are increasingly impacting the growth of Smart and Connected Communities. The event will offer an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to network, share knowledge and drive the technology agenda for the region’s public and private sectors.

“It is a fact that digital transformation has emerged as the most transformative means to ignite sustainable growth and improve society. Technology now connects everything from people, processes and data to things and, consequently, we need to rethink how to approach digitization to maximize its value in both today’s and tomorrow’s digital world,” said Shukri Eid, Managing Director – East Region, Cisco Middle East. “We are committed to partnering with our customers and partners to support them on their journey to a digitally transformed organization that is able to adapt and thrive in an environment of near-constant change.”

“The UAE is rapidly evolving as a leading global digital player, paving the way for an even more prosperous and sustainable economic future for its people. Cisco Connect UAE offers platform for industry leaders and change agents of every kind to come together to gain insights and share experiences and ideas on how to flourish in the age of digitization,” added Shukri.