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Microsoft to host IT education event

Dubai, October 21, 2010

Microsoft Gulf will host the second Tech.Ed Middle East event in Dubai next year, the company’s premier technical education event that takes place across select locations globally.

The event will run from March 8 to 10, 2011 at Dubai World Trade Centre.
It will offer IT professionals and developers a chance to explore Microsoft’s latest, ground-breaking products and technologies with a strong focus on cloud computing as well as choose from 200 technical sessions delivered by Microsoft and industry experts.

Participants can also make use of more than 40 instructor labs and 20 technical learning centres designed to give practical experience, and meet face-to-face with Microsoft executives, insiders, technology experts and industry peers.

UAE was chosen as one of the top 10 locations by Microsoft last year to host the region’s first Tech.Ed Middle East with the aim of connecting technology professionals to broad set of current and future Microsoft technologies, tools, platforms and services.

The event brought together delegates from a total of 38 countries across the world and 25 countries from the MEA region.

“Our vision for Tech.Ed Middle East is to make it the regional benchmark IT event. The inaugural 2010 event was organized to the highest standards and was extremely well received by the regional tech community with 96 per cent of attendees expressing their overall satisfaction with the event,” said Charbel Fakhoury, regional general manager, Microsoft Gulf.

“Our focus for the 2011 edition will be to continue to provide our audience with the best technical education, deliver great content, connection opportunities and an unforgettable IT experience,” he added.

Helal Saeed Almarri, CEO, Dubai World Trade Centre, said: “The Dubai World Trade Centre is proud to have been chosen once again by Microsoft Gulf to host the second edition Tech.Ed Middle East 2011.”

“We look forward to welcoming IT professionals and developers from the wider region to our world class venue, and offering outstanding service that will enhance their experience at the highly respected global technology conference,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service




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