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8:45am
Networking Breakfast & Registration

9:30am
OPTIMISING CONTENT END-USER EXPERIENCE WITH CLOUD SERVICES 
 Evaluating the market for cloud services in the Middle East content market
   -  analysing the network requirements needed to support high bandwidth fixed and mobile content services
   -  enabling an always connected and available content ecosystem
 Assessing cloud data storage requirements to ensure seamless QoS
   -  what is the role of the carrier in enabling localisation?
 How can cloud solutions help the development of content services in the Middle East?
   -  how would content owners and governments like to see carriers develop next?
 Anticipating future demand and growth potential for cloud-based content services in the Middle East
   -  how much more capacity will be required over the next 1-2 years? 

Miles McWilliams, Head of Global Services, IPT & CDN, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM
Gurkhan Ozturk, CEO, SAMATEL
Radwan Moussali, Managing Director Middle East & Africa, TATA COMMUNICATIONS
Samer Omar, MEA Business Development Manager Cloud Services & Security Services, TERREMARK

10:15am
Morning coffee break and networking opportunity

10:45am
NEW GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST DATA CENTRE MARKET
 Assessing demand for data centres in the Middle East
   -  increasing the number of PoPs in the region to localise content
 Developing new cloud service models to enhance content delivery
   -  providing support for web services and OTT services across the Middle East
 Anticipating future demand for hosting, caching and co-location in the region
 How is the market for data centres going to change?
   -  where will new data infrastructure growth happen in the region?

Mahesh Jaishankar, Vice President Special Projects, du
Rory Murphy, Content & Digital Media Director EMEA, EQUINIX
Andreas Sturm, Head of Commercial Development, DE-CIX/UAE-IX
Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, EHOSTING DATAFORT
Amjad Hafez, CEO, NOUR TELECOM

11:45am
THE EVOLUTION OF ARABIC INTERNET CONTENT & DIGITAL SERVICES
 How can carriers, regulators and data centres work together to promote data services?
 Promoting openness and interconnectivity across the region
   -  providing access to infrastructure to support the development of the Arabic internet
 Measuring the development of Arabic content across the region
 Update on the development of a regional data hub and peering services
   -  understanding the benefits of a hub to support internet growth in the Middle East
   -  which is the best model and where should it be implemented?
 Discuss regulatory changes across the region – balancing regulation and development

Mahed Al Suwaidi, Director, Business Development, DUBAI INTERNET CITY
Fahad AlShirawi, CEO, GCCIX
Radi Fassed, Vice President, Business Development, MENA APPS
Rami Al Karmi, CEO, N2V
Alexander Shepherd, Partner, SIMMONS & SIMMONS

12:45pm
Lunch and networking opportunity

2:00pm
End of conference





Contact Details

For more information about the programme please speak to the Conference Producer Ifalase McGowan email: Ifalase.McGowan@capacitymedia.com or call: + 44 (0) 20 7779 8738.





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