IDC hosting Chief Executives Conference for Information Technology in Saudi Arabia in 2015




Announced firm IDC Research, a global provider of market research and advisory services and special events markets, information and communication and consumer technologies technology, the expectation rising spending on telecommunications and information technology in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to $ 36 billion in the current year, under the direction installations towards a new era full of computing for companies, through direct investment to emerging technologies such as cloud and mobile communications technologies and analyzes of large data and Internet of Things.

The announcement was made this forecast with hosting the IDC to the latest version of the conference IDC executive heads of Information Technology in Saudi Arabia, which was held in hammered Four Seasons in the capital Riyadh for two days, under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and was attended by more than 150 chief executives and Information Technology makers technical decision and government consultants from all business sectors in the Kingdom.

The conference was organized under the slogan “the confluence of business information”, the conference dealt with the importance of close coordination between the functions of information technology and business at a time when the region is facing the challenge of facilities application solutions and services emerging, while at the same time seeking to enhance operational efficiency.

Commenting, Joata to Alhandana, vice president of IDC Group and general manager for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey said, “There have been warnings of the occurrence of an imminent change in the information technology industry for a long time, but the reality faced by companies in today’s world is a new and completely different thing, Users have become compelled to deal with the rapid change in an unprecedented way, and the owner can start turning the Chief Executives attention to information technology to the new wave of influencing techniques that they were heading toward a specific path, and the emergence of unprecedented opportunities to promote innovation and value among all sectors of the business. This will require a new generation of executive leadership for information technology, as well as a new era of cooperation between all operational departments in the facility. ”

This conference is the largest gathering of the executive heads of information technology in the Kingdom, participated by major telecommunications companies and information technology in the world and makers of local decision, where they submitted their views on the latest trends that make up the adoption of technology in the entire region activities, also participated in the senior executive conference and who talked about all important than the views of other departments is IT management aspects. The event included for the first time provide a series of reports on the various sectors, with a focus on the government sector and the sectors of banking and financial services and energy, also addressed the need for attendance installations of all kinds for the adoption of the digital revolution before it’s too late.

For his part, Abdul Aziz Alhlil, Regional Director for IDC, Saudi Arabia, said, “With the change that the world is witnessing is unimaginable, we have become a society of digital citizens living in the connected global network continuously. We communicate with others via the Internet more than ever before, and the information has become available to us very easily, so that we can become actively participate in the growing information system. And it became the companies need to keep up with this change by re-defining itself and the adoption of digital mentality, where it begins the digitization of business models and re-experiences offered by design, so that you can activate the information possessed by the information produced by its customers. ”

And concluded IDC partnerships with some of the leading communications and technology global information companies in order to ensure the latest technology in conference IDC executive heads of information technology in 2015 the Kingdom of coverage, and included a list of partners, all of Saudi Telecom Company, EMC, and countryside and HP (in partnership with Intel) sponsors Conference, F5 Networks, BlackBerry, AEC, Schneider Electric and Oracle (in partnership with Intel) confirmed as platinum, Anvoblux, Kojnizant, Vision Solutions, Informatica, Fortinet, Symantec, Viam Software and Juniper (in partnership with Salik) sponsors Gold Sponsors, and Lenovo and Aaelid sponsors sectors, and Global Noladj, Innovative Solutions and integrated communications company sponsors for the lunch.


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