VMware Executive Exchange UAE addresses digital efforts in the country

VMware executives join senior IT leaders in government and private sector at Abu Dhabi event

Mohammed Gheyath of Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) offered insights into how the Abu Dhabi government is embracing digital transformation.
Mohammed Gheyath of Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA) offered insights into how the Abu Dhabi government is embracing digital transformation.

VMware’s Executive Exchange UAE this week has brought together IT executives from across industry verticals in the country to discuss the latest trends in digital technologies.

The event was held in Abu Dhabi under the theme “Digital Innovation: Succeeding at the Great Balancing Act”. It was attended by senior VMware executives including Mark Lohmeyer, senior vice president & general manager of Cloud Platform BU, and Ahmed Auda, regional managing director METNA.

Mohammed Gheyath, executive director of information security operation sector at Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), delivered the keynote speech and offered insights into how the Abu Dhabi government is embracing digital transformation.

Fahem Al Nueimi, CEO of Ankabut, the UAE’s Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN), shared Ankabut’s vision to become the region’s leading education service provider by sharing how their platform provides collaboration between UAE education, government, and industry sectors.

Senior executives from IBM and AWS discussed how their organisations are working with VMware to help customers leverage cloud for security and virtualised platforms. Zubin Chagpar, head of MEA Public Sector from AWS spoke about the value of cloud technology in helping transform the public sector and how VMware Cloud on AWS is providing a hybrid-cloud platform that reduces complexity from cloud adoption.

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