IDC announces GBM as host partner for 8th IT CEO Summit

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International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that Gulf Business Machines (GBM) was appointed as a host partner for the eighth edition of the IT CEO Summit in Egypt.

Over the course of eight years, the summit constituted a major platform for the gathering of industry leaders and became a reliable reference for those wishing to learn about the trends of the markets and the IT sector in the country. It will be held at the Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Cairo on 14 June under the slogan “Accelerating the Journey to the Digital World”.

IDC research shows that 49% of CEOs in Egypt have accelerated their digital agenda for at least one year – 14% of them for about two years – after the turmoil of 2020.

Many IT leaders are actively looking for digital business models and long-term ecosystem partnerships. CEOs in Egypt are rethinking their leadership practices for a digital world; Whether building a resilient digital infrastructure or meeting the exceptional demands of a distributed workforce.

Nagia Al-Omari, General Manager of IDC in Egypt, said: “We are pleased to have GBM join the IT CEO Summit, which is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt.”

GBM is a leading provider of integrated digital solutions, with over 30 years of experience providing a wide range of solutions in the region including industry-leading digital infrastructure solutions, digital business solutions, security solutions and services.

Amr Refaat, CEO of Gulf Business Machines (GBM), said: “Digital resilience has become an essential component of any company’s digital agenda, and technology plays a pivotal role in achieving this by contributing to enhancing business resilience. We are keen to leverage our long experience that extends for three decades to support our customers in Egypt and enable them to improve the country’s information technology infrastructure, and accelerate their digital transformation to support the continuity of their operations, business growth and enhance their ability to innovate.

We are pleased to share our experiences as a host partner for the CIOs Summit, which is organized by the International Data Corporation, as one of the most anticipated technical events in Egypt, and an important platform for bringing CIOs under one roof to exchange ideas that contribute to advancing the growth of the technology sector in the country.”

The 2022 edition of the CIO Egypt Summit will explore the increasing pace of innovation, examine the region’s evolving technology landscape, and provide best practices that will help organizations transform into resilient digital enterprises of the future. The Summit is the right place to take a deep look at best practices in the technology sector and proven strategies for success through in-depth discussions and studies.

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