Oracle Breakingthrough with Extreme Performance in Cairo

Wednesday, 08 May 2013
15:00 – 21:30
Intercontinental Hotel & Resorts
Citystars, PO Box 1026
Cairo, Egypt
In Person
Space is limited. Register today!
Overview Agenda Speaker
The breakthrough speed and power of Oracle SPARC can transform your enterprise computing, igniting innovation and driving results. Join Oracle as we discuss the new standard for extreme performance.

You will learn how the innovative SPARC series can:
  • Deliver exceptional value and cost savings through a comprehensive, tightly integrated stack of hardware and software solutions.
  • Consolidate aging, legacy platforms as well as new application deployments to take full advantage of cloud computing.
  • Manage mission-critical applications that require high performance, best-in-class availability, and unmatched scalability.
  • Rapidly deploy applications and databases without spending days or weeks optimizing and testing the hardware and software infrastructure.

Join us for this exclusive event, and ensure you don't miss the chance to learn about the latest in extreme performance.

This exclusive event is free to attend, but space is limited. For more information call: +971 50 3797236 or email
Paul Flannery
Keynote Speaker
Paul Flannery

EMEA Product Manager – Servers, Oracle
Jyoti Lalchandani
Jyoti Lalchandani
Group VP and Regional Managing Director,
IDC, Middle East and Africa


15:00 – 15:30

Registration and Networking

15:30 – 15:40

Welcome and Introduction
Yasser Al Wardany- Regional Director- Levant, Egypt & North Africa, Oracle

15:40 - 16:25

Keynote Speaker : Announcing NEW SPARC Servers with the World's Fastest Microprocessor
Paul Flannery, EMEA Product Manager - Servers, Oracle

16:25 - 17:10

Enterprise Transformation Trends - Perspectives from Egypt
Jyoti Lalchandani, Managing Director, IDC MEA & Turkey

17:10 – 17:50

Oracle Delivering at Scale - The Oracle SPARC Portfolio
Neville Deboo, Product Sales Manager - Servers, MEA, Oracle

17:50 – 18:05 


18:05 – 18:30

Maximizing the Value of SPARC T5 Servers with Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
Ahmed Hamad, Territory Sales Manager, Upper Gulf, Storage Solutions, Oracle

18:30 – 19:00

Transform Your Data Center with Oracle Virtual Networking
Andre den Hond , principal Sales Consultant, Oracle Virtual Networking (Xsigo), Oracle

19:00 – 19:30

Oracle Solaris: Unleash and Amplify the Latest Innovations in SPARC Computing

19:30 onwards

Networking and Light Entertainment

Paul Flannery Keynote Speaker
Paul Flannery

EMEA Product Manager – Servers, Oracle

Paul has over 28-years experience in the IT Industry, as a Software Developer, IT Manager and Pre-sales consultant prior to moving into Sales, where he has held various Sales Leadership and General Management roles. He has also held MD position at one of Sun's largest UK resellers, where he transformed the business to a Solution and Services model.
He joined Oracle as part of the Sun acquisition, where he lead Sales teams across all Partner types in multiple regions, as well as Top Accounts, leading Global teams on both HSBC and Royal Bank of Scotland.

In his current role, Paul leads an EMEA team focused on defining and enabling the EMEA Hardware go-to-market strategy for Servers. This team evangelise the value of the Solaris and SPARC architectures to customers and partners to drive both adoption and growth of this Key Server Product line.

He holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Glasgow University.

Jyoti Lalchandani Jyoti Lalchandani
Group VP and Regional Managing Director,
IDC, Middle East and Africa

As vice president and regional managing director of IDC Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, Jyoti Lalchandani is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, and coordination of IDC's market intelligence and advisory services, sales, conferences and events, go-to-market services, and office development activities in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. With more than 16 years of experience in emerging Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) markets, Lalchandani has been instrumental in establishing IDC’s presence in the region through the initial expansion of the Dubai headquarters and then by spearheading the development of IDC offices in Johannesburg, Istanbul, Riyadh, Casablanca, Lagos, and Nairobi, with plans for an office in Cairo, Egypt in 2012.

Starting at IDC’s Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA) headquarters in Prague, the Czech Republic, Lalchandani served as IDC's regional consulting manager. In this role, Lalchandani headed several country-based project teams in advising multinational and local IT vendors about issues related to entry strategy, competitor analysis, ROI analysis, distribution and partner evaluation, and market segmentation. Lalchandani later took on the additional responsibility of overseeing the CEMA software practice, in which he was responsible for overseeing all related research (applications, system infrastructure, and tools) and advisory work across emerging EMEA countries.

Before joining IDC, Lalchandani served on the national board of international non-profit organization AIESEC, where he managed the association's partnership agreements with leading Indian conglomerates. Lalchandani graduated from Loyola College, India, where his studies focused on strategy management and business policy. He later attended a corporate-sponsored program at MIT's Sloan School of Management in Massachusetts, U.S.

Neville Deboo Neville Deboo
Product Sales Manager -Servers, MEA, Oracle

Ahmed Hamad Ahmed Hamad
Terriotry Sales Manager, Upper Gulf, Storage Solutions, Oracle

Andre De Hond Andre De Hond
Principal Sales Consultant, MEA, Oracle

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Event Details:
Wednesday, 08 May 2013
15:00 – 21:30

Intercontinental Hotel & Resorts
Citystars, PO Box 1026
Cairo, Egypt
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