Commvault has showcased the advantages of HyperScale technology in the region at the first Connections Live event held in the Middle East. The one-day thought leadership forum took place on 24 April 2018 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Jumeriah Beach Residences, Dubai.
The event brought together industry experts, analysts, Commvault customers and partners from across the globe to discuss digital business transformation. It provided hands-on perspective on how to protect, manage and use the data that’s driving ongoing digital trends in the region to kickstart their strategy for innovation and industry growth. Local and regional customers attending the event included Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality, and Emirates Steel.
The impact of cloud on data on the region was covered at the event, where Commvault demonstrated how IT agility can be achieved through scale-out infrastructure and HyperScale technology. This helps in ensuring businesses can use and exploit rapidly growing volumes of data, all while protecting it, keeping budgets in check and meeting service goals.
Wael Mustafa, Area Vice President for the Middle East, South Africa and Turkey (MESAT) for Commvault, said: “Commvault Connections Live is a milestone event in which industry experts have discussed the latest trends in data protection and digital transformation with our partners and customers, advancing the discourse on using data to drive innovation and growth across local and regional businesses.
“Our customers have demonstrated the advantages for organizations across multiple sectors in modernizing their data backup and recovery platforms, ensuring that their information is readily available, cost-efficient and easy to manage. We are excited to further grow our regional network alongside our partners and customers, and illustrate how Commvault can help businesses to transform their data into strategic assets,” added Mustafa.
Gartner’s principal analyst, Santhosh Rao, commented on Middle East datacentre trends and how to improve the backup, recovery, and management of data. Other sessions covered movement to the Cloud and how to build business foundations that accommodate the latest trends in data. Sponsoring the event were Fujitsu and Cisco, as well as Logicom, StorIT, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei and Cell Info.
Commvault provides data back up and management services across the Middle East region, working with major organizations such as Emirates Steel, Dubai Municipality, and STC. Commvault recently announced that it selected SETS as a strategic partner in the Levant region.