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Join IBM, Intel and VMware to see how when your business can take advantage of the next big opportunity. When you need to grow your business, IBM System x & BladeCenter powered by Intel processors and virtualization from VMware can help you drive forward. See agenda now!

23 November 2008 : Oman
24 November 2008 : Bahrain

Information is one of your most valuable assets. And new information may be flowing into and throughout your systems at an alarming rate. The health of your business often depends on your ability to extract real business value from information in a timely manner. IBM offers an extraordinary range of systems, storage, software and services based on decades of innovation - all designed to help you get the right information to the right person at the right time. Register in your city today!

Nov 15: Jeddah, KSA
Nov 16: Riyadh, KSA
Nov 17: Khobar, KSA
Nov 18: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Nov 19 : Doha, Qatar

Experience how IBM's expertise and tools can help banks build a platform for growth to meet the challenge of a new frontier in banking. IBM a clear leader in the financial industry and has extensive skills and experience which are attained through several decades of relationships with leading financial services institutions and it offers a range of specific solutions and services to help meet today’s business challenges. Register Today!

Date: 5 November 2008

Find out what the buzz is all about and how it can rewrite the rules and deliver new freedoms for your organization. Whether you want to deploy new applications quickly, grow your organization without growing IT costs or consolidate your infrastructure for reduced complexity, we invite you to attend these events and find out how.

Date: 2 - 6 November 2008

How will the successful Enterprise of the Future survive? What will your business look like in five years, or even ten? What are the CEOs and CIOs top concerns and strategies for overcoming them?

Get the answers at the CIO Conference 2008 on Sunday 19 October 2008. You will also get to hear from industry leaders from Banking, Telco, Public Sector, Healthcare, Oil & Gas and many more. See full agenda now.

Every day, the Rational User heroically teams with IBM Rational to combat the evil forces of information isolation, data overload, poor processes, and barriers to distance and language. In our eyes, this makes you more than just Ordinary Heroes -- it makes you. . . R-Heroes! But, we know that winning in today's geographically distributed world takes more than just individual heroics. It takes Collaboration! Effective Organizational Ability! Teamwork! Once again, it's time to join the League of Extraordinary Software Developers at the IBM Rational Software Development Conference 2008, June 18- 19 2008, at the Moevenpick Jolie Ville Hotel, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Virtualize with IBM System x and BladeCenter Roadshow

9 - 16 June 2008
Your business is poised to take advantage of the next big opportunity. But is your IT environment ready to help you meet your goals? Or will it hold you back? When you need to grow your business, IBM System x & BladeCenter powered by Intel processors and virtualization from VMware can help you drive forward. See agenda now!

IBM at MEFX 2008, UAE - 1-3 June 2008

Visit IBM's booth E2-2 at the Dubai International Conference & Exhibition Center during MEFX 2008 to experience how IBM's expertise and tools help banks build a platform for growth to meet the challenge of a new frontier in banking. What does innovation mean to banks? Innovative products and services are a necessity, but true innovation also requires a shift in corporate culture and business models.

IBM Business Partner Executive Conference 2008 Middle East, Egypt and Pakistan at the Emirates Towers, Godolphin Ballroom on 14 May 2008. BPEC is an excellent opportunity to form partnerships, strengthen relationships and get up to speed on cutting edge product updates. Click here to register.

The rising importance of IT in virtually every aspect of business has engendered a matching rise in the cost and complexity of the IT infrastructure. This has both made IT an easy target for cost cutting exercises and put pressure on times-to-market for new services delivered to the business. As more business sectors move into the "always-on" age, the reliability of IT service provision will become ever more critical.


Date: 21 April 2008 Location: Riyadh - KSA
Date: 23 April 2008 Location: Amman - Jordan
Date: 27 May 2008 Location: Abu Dhabi - UAE
Date: 29 May 2008 Location: Dubai - UAE

The Future Runs on System z, Kuwait. 20 May 2008

IBM and KBM present the newest of IBM System z - on May 20 in Kuwait. Owing to innovative technological updates and advancements IBM supports System z to meet the challenges from tomorrow, today!
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Lotusphere Comes To You 2008 in Muscat, Kuwait, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha, an event filled with learning, networking and inspiring ideas. Ideas like dynamic, realtime col-laboration. Portals that tap into the power of Web 2.0 to accelerate your business by delivering integrated access to information and applications. Using open standards to your advantage. And making the most of your current application and technology investments. See full agenda and dates here!


Date: 21 April 2008 Location: Oman
Date: 23 April 2008 Location: Kuwait
Date: 24 April 2008 Location: Dubai
Date: 28 April 2008 Location: Abu Dhabi
Date: 30 April 2008 Location: Qatar

IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances represent an important element in IBM's holistic approach to service-oriented architecture (SOA). IBM SOA appliances are purpose-built, easy-to-deploy network devices that simplify, help secure, and accelerate your XML and Web services deployments while extending your SOA infrastructure. These new appliances offer an innovative, pragmatic approach to harness the power of SOA while simultaneously enabling you to leverage the value of your existing application, security, and networking infrastructure investments.

Attend this one day event where security experts will share their insights, and present the latest IBM security offerings and solutions in the market. The growing strategic business importance of IT is making service continuity a critical business imperative. This is occurring without a significant increase in budget, needing to research and integrate quickly-emerging technologies. This brings up the topic of security which continues to be a priority for organizations and remains on the top 10 list of concerns of CxO’s and IT managers.

IBM Power Systems Roadshow, Saudi. 9 - 11 March 2008

Join IBM & SBM in Khobar, Riyadh and Jeddah to hear about a new world of computing with IBM POWER6™ processor technology. Ever since the IBM DEEP BLUE® supercomputer with POWER processors beat a chess master at his own game ten years ago – IBM systems with this innovative technology have enabled you to master your universe!

IBM System z Roadshow 2008. March 6 - Cairo, Egypt

IBM presents the newest of IBM System z - on March 2, 3 & 6 in Riyadh, Jeddah and Cairo respectively!Owing to innovative technological updates and advancements IBM supports System z to meet the challenges from tomorrow, today!Whether it is concerns around the choice of the correct application strategy, more energy efficiency in the datacenter, more flexibility with changing business requirements or innovative ways to reduce IT complexity: The future with IBM system z has already begun! The Future Runs on System z.

Lotusphere Comes To You 2008, an event filled with learning, networking and inspiring ideas. Ideas like dynamic, realtime col-laboration. Portals that tap into the power of Web 2.0 to accelerate your business by delivering integrated access to information and applications. Using open standards to your advantage. And making the most of your current application and technology investments.

IBM System z Roadshow 2008. March 2, 3 - Riyadh, KSA

IBM presents the newest of IBM System z - on March 2, 3 & 6 in Riyadh, Jeddah and Cairo respectively!Owing to innovative technological updates and advancements IBM supports System z to meet the challenges from tomorrow, today!Whether it is concerns around the choice of the correct application strategy, more energy efficiency in the datacenter, more flexibility with changing business requirements or innovative ways to reduce IT complexity: The future with IBM system z has already begun! The Future Runs on System z.

SNIA Europe Academy, Dubai - UAE. 5 Feb. 2008

SNIAEuropeAcademy events focus on the key technology areas and issues facing storage professionals today including: positioning IP Storage solutions alongside Fibre Channel, unravelling the myths surrounding Information Lifecycle Management and introducing the latest thinking around data management in the IT arena.

IBM at Arab Health 2008, Dubai, UAE - 28 -31 Jan 2008

Visit the IBM booth #CE40 to learn about the solutions that are helping healthcare facilities across the world to be true innovators in the delivery of information based medicine and patient services. IBM is also sponsoring the Information Technology In Healthcare Forum which will run alongside the world renowned 2008 Arab Health Exhibition.

Date: 14 -16 Jan 2008. This event will focus on industry and tactical usage of the IBM Maximo asset management solution, integration, return on investment, functional add-ons and how streamlining the supply chain for maintenance and repair items can increase an organisation's operational efficiency.During the three-day conference there will be many opportunities to network with your peers formally and informally. The conference will also feature an exhibition area, where technology partners will be on hand to discuss how they may be able to support your business.

If workloads were shrinking and costs were never an issue, you might be able to get by without a mainframe. But the truth is – in virtually all successful businesses – workloads are increasing in numbers and growing in size. Yet business still demands near-perfect reliability and efficiency in processing them, while stretching staff productivity to its limits. It’s time to take a fresh look at the mainframe and its continuing value in the delivery of goods and services.This seminar will reveal the secret that many IBM customers already know ... when mainframes run huge workloads at high utilization, they are the lowest cost and most reliable platforms available today.

The IBM Rational® Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) solution provides consulting services, an SOA governance model, and service lifecycle management infrastructure and tools that, together, can help you realize the full potential of your SOA investments. A major challenge in adopting an SOA is that many groups, both internal and external to the organization, contribute to the execution of strategic business processes.

Mainframe Technology Roadshow, KSA, 6-7 November

The global market, with its quick shifts in direction, is forcing businesses to lean on IT to deliver results faster, more efficiently and with less cost. Every facet of IT is impacted, and every professional who works in IT can feel those requirements bearing down as application after application is deployed into the ever-changing enterprise. Keeping up on the latest technology is essential – from hardware to software to the tools that maximize their value. Join IBM & SBM in Riyadh & Jeddah for a unique roadshow and learn how IBM System z™ solutions can help you stay on top of your job and your business. You’ll learn how to get the most out of your existing IBM resources, and new enhancements that can help you even more.

System x3850 launch, 11 December 2007, Dubai, UAE

IBM, Intel and VMWare invite you to join them on December 11th 2007 at the Fairmont Hotel Dubai, to see what the new IBM System x3850 M2, with the latest IBM X4 chipset, Intel Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 7300 series processors and VMware ESX Server 3 can do for your business.

Everyone is moving toward SOA to be more responsive, but business value is what ultimately matters. IBM presenters will explain how SOA enables innovation and produces real benefits in both the short and long term. They’ll also discuss market trends, what customers are asking them, and outline the driving forces behind SOA adoption.

In this event you will learn about the latest product news and technical information on Enterprise Content Management. This one-day event is the ideal venue for putting your questions to IBM’s product marketing experts. You will also be meeting with staff of your local ECM Partner organisations and have the opportunity of networking with fellow professionals and members of the ECM Community.

Storage Solutions Forum 2007, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Dec 2-5 2007

Join IBM, its partners GBM & SBM and sponsors Brocade and LSI From Dec 2 to 5, in Kuwait, Doha, Riyadh & Khobar, where we will share with you the IBM System Storage strategy and demonstrate how these play a pivotal role in your on demand information environment. We will bring you face-to-face with our senior executive team. This is a great time to take an in-depth look at the value IBM System Storage can bring to your company. In the agenda, you will find additional information about this exciting event.

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