Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 1, 2016
Today the organisers of the Cloud World Series have announced the shortlist for the Inaugural Cloud MENA Awards, which takes place at this year’s Cloud MENA in April. The awards are a celebration of the drive, innovation and hard work in the MENA cloud computing industry, with three categories recognising services from across the Cloud ecosystem.
The Awards will take place at the Cloud MENA Awards at The Conrad in Dubai, at the end of Day One of the event. The Awards will bring together the industry leaders and experts across the Cloud that have driven developments in Cloud over the past year.
Michael Mudd, Managing Partner, Asia Policy Partners will present the awards and said: “The awards are a fantastic show piece at the end of an action packed first day. I am looking forward to presenting the ceremony, and being part of the process of rewarding industry leaders and experts driving developments in the Cloud industry.”
The Awards will be judged by world class experts in Cloud Computing and this year’s panel includes Mario Foster, Group CIO, Al Naboodah Group, Michael Mudd, Managing Partner, Asia Policy Partners, Omid Mahboubi, Co-Founder, MENACA, Dr. Dhrupad Mathur, Director, S P Jain School of Global Management and Javaid Iqbal, Professor of Customer Centric Innovation, DePaul University. The panel independently selected the shortlist and will also select the winners.
Lauren Farrow, Head of Marketing, Cloud World Series, added: “The Cloud MENA Awards is a great opportunity for us to recognise expertise in a region that we haven’t ventured into before. The technology on show highlights the progress that cloud has made in recent years.”
The categories and the shortlisted companies with their products are listed below:
Best Cloud Computing Solution
- Ericsson for Ericsson Cloud Manager
- Red Hat, Inc for OpenShift by Red Hat
- NavLink for Virtual Private Cloud
Best Cloud Security Solution
- Du for Secure Web Hosting
- Best Enterprise Mobility Solution
- Panamax, Inc. for Bridge2Call
- Du for Enterprise Mobility Management
- BEE Mobile for MyLegislature
Congratulations and good luck go to all this years shortlisted companies.
Cloud MENA will take place on the 11 – 12 April 2016, at the Conrad, Dubai. Twitter @CloudWSeries #CloudMENA.
About Cloud MENA
Welcome to the 6th Cloud MENA, the most comprehensive Cloud Computing event in the region. Coming from the producers of the Cloud World Series, this event will answer all your questions, whether you are an Enterprise or an Operator, and show you the way to future proof your business through cloud and devOps.
With a 33% attendance growth in 2015 and an unbeatable 81% c-level speaker panel, Cloud MENA is the only dedicated show to discuss how Cloud and Cloud enabled technologies can accelerate your business’ digital transformation & innovation and become the true driver of the business. – About Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatandm.com) organises more than 120 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.