A smart city is a destination where hardware and software infrastructures are integrated with technology and securely connected together. Cities in the Middle East are arguably leading the way when it comes to the smart city approach and infrastructure. From connected police Lamborghinis, a fully automated metro, to its ongoing work in the lead up to Expo 2020; the demand for data centers has never been higher. However, the region cannot be a “free for all” with security measures, location considerations and budgetary constraints causing challenges along the way. Hear about how the key stakeholders in the region are using the latest best practices to ensure that their smart city can flourish with a robust IT infrastructure. This session will outline everything from connectivity and 5G acceleration to edge deployment, as well as IT efficiency and sustainability.
Networks + Interconnect