Waseem Hashem, Go-To-Market Lead, Microsoft UAE explains to Arun Shankar, Editor GEC Media Group, that after the pandemic a new set of challenges has emerged. The only thing that did not slow down during the pandemic and post pandemic is bad actors and cyberattacks. We have to accept we are not going back to 2019 and hybrid workplaces are the future. Cloud, AI, security and skills are key focus areas for Microsoft. During the recent Ignite, Microsoft announced 100+ updates in AI hosted on Azure for developers and designers.
From Oct 10 to 14, Dubai World Trade Centre hosted the global tech ecosystem, with over 1,000 thought provoking speakers, 5,000+ companies from 90 countries, across 26 halls and 2 million sq ft of exhibition space. The GITEX 3.0 edition featured seven technology themes: North Star Dubai start-ups, Ai Everything, Future Blockchain Summit in association with VARA, Fintech Surge, Marketing Mania, GLOBAL DevSlam and X-VERSE.