#Roundtable 1: How Cloud Companies think about HW Technologies & benefit from the innovation in that space?
Rami Aljamal, Infrastructure Engineering Manager, Dropbox
#Roundtable 2: What are the design considerations of high performance data centers?
Hosted by Mustapha Louni, Managing Director – Middle East & Africa, Uptime Institute
#Roundtable 3: CapEx vs. OpEx – What is the most cost-effective way of spending on a data center new build?
Hosted by Vinay Sharma, Group Head of Information Technology, Gultainer
#Roundtable 4: How much value does a strategic partnership with a cloud provider add to your colocation offering?
Hosted by Abid Butt, Senior Consultant, Kuwait Airways
#Roundtable 5: Hybrid cooling – How do we approach different cooling approaches in edge-type and hyperscale environments?
Hosted by Peter Rodgers, Professor, Petroleum Institute/Khalifa University
#Roundtable 6: How “software-defined“ should we be in all things security in the data center as reliance on automation increases?
Hosted by Shah Sheik, Partner/Security Consultant, DTS Solutions
#Roundtable 7: Public or private cloud systems – what’s the most secure option for data centers in the Middle East?
Hosted by Herbert Fuchs, CIO, ASGC
#Roundtable 8: What are the upstream infrastructure impacts on colocation data centers from the mass market move to colo and cloud?
Hosted by Kevin Miller, Digital Practice Leader, Middle East, Aurecon