Cloud is increasingly becoming a top priority for C-level executives across all vertical markets in the Kingdom. Organizations in Saudi Arabia are rapidly adopting cloud solutions as the need flexibility and speed takes effect.
Global cyber and cloud specialist, Exclusive Networks Middle East, had organised its inaugural Cloud First conference at Narcissus Hotel & Residences, Riyadh on 17th September.
Attendees had the opportunity to meet the company’s Cyber and Cloud specialists and acquaint themselves with disruptive technologies in the space. Exclusive Networks is taking the lead to help customers in the Kingdom to accept and embrace the cloud transformation that is taking over the industry. During the course of the event, customers were enlightened on best practices in cybersecurity and cloud. The forum served as a perfect platform to help them to formulate the most ideal strategy for their businesses.
Exclusive Networks’ leading vendor partners such as Fortinet, F5, SentinelOne, Nutanix, Thales , Gigamon and Infoblox were present at the event and attendees had a unique opportunity to network with them. Participants at the conference were treated to a host of thought-provoking discussions that revolved around different aspects of the cloud. F5 shared insights on securing apps in the cloud.
Thales explored encryption on cloud while Fortinet discussed the key pillars to securing migration to the cloud. ‘Fighting the unknown With SentinelOne’ session was engaging while Gigamon’s talk on achieving full network visibility addressed customers’ current challenges in the space. Exabeam shed light first on how attendees can plan their SIEM strategies in a more efficient manner.
Additionally, Exclusive Networks also announced the launch of the cloud competency center – an Exclusive led programme through which channel partners and customers can get certified as a cloud specialist. It announced that it will commence training of the 50 delegates imminently. Grant Taylor General Manager KSA Exclusive Network Middle East said, “Our inaugural edition of Cloud First in Saudi Arabia was a resounding success. With the support of our team as well as our vendors, participants at the forum gained insights on the best practices required to build the right IT strategy for their businesses. Cloud transformation is here to stay and those organisations that evolve their operations to optimise the opportunities present in the space will see significant growth. We are excited to guide customers towards embracing cloud innovations together with our channel and vendor partners.”