Event Overview

The demand for data centers and cloud in the MENA region has scaled up significantly with industry reports indicating the data center market size in the region is expected to cross $3 billion by 2025. In the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a sizable increase in data consumption and digital uptake, with organizations operating remote work environments. Against this backdrop, NexGen Datacenters and Cloud Infrastructure MENA, being held virtually on 22-23 June 2021 will lay emphasis on the key growth drivers and delve into topics focusing on the future of the data centers and cloud computing industry in the region. Over 30 seasoned senior experts and decision makers will participate as speakers and panelists and share insights, trends, and new projects that will be implemented in the region.

Attendee Profile

Event Agenda

Interact and connect with senior IT professionals and practitioners and key decision makers on the transformational changes driving the datacenter and cloud landscape in the MENA region. Learn about the developments and challenges in restructuring the IT ecosystem and building a reliable and secure IT infrastructure.

Some of the key topics that will be discussed at the conference are -

  • The future of the datacloud industry in the Middle East region
  • Key drivers fuelling the MENA region's data centers and cloud industry
  • Building innovation and digital transformation in the cloud
  • Investing in cloud services to reinvent KSA's digital infrastructure
  • Future of AI in cloud computing


Eng Fahad A. Alhamed

Chairman of the board Saudi Cloud Computing Association, Saudi Arabia

Dr Zahra Al Rawahi

Director of Innovation Capacity Building at The Research Council and CEO - ‎Artificial Intelligence Academy

Ramakrishnan Natarajan

Vice President – Information Technology, Emirates Hospitals Group

Omid Mahboubi

Founder, MENA Cloud Alliance

Faysal Ghauri

Technology Leader, Datacenter Expert, Fintech Enthusiast

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