Microsoft to showcase new generation of cloud based enterprise and consumer offerings at Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2012
- Bahrain: Saturday, April 07 - 2012 at 14:54
- PRESS RELEASE
Microsoft is set to have a major presence at Bahrain International eGovernment Forum 2012 as a Diamond sponsor. The company will showcase both enterprise solutions and consumer offerings at the event which has become an educative and informative meeting ground for local, regional and international experts in the eGovernment sphere.
"We are very happy to take part in the Bahrain International eGovernment Forum and the ICT Expo this year where we will showcase a range of soon-to-be-released products and solutions from Microsoft and our partners. At Microsoft, we place innovation at the heart of everything we do and we are confident that information technology will continue to contribute to the competitiveness and development of the Kingdom of Bahrain," said Tareq Hijazi, Country Manager, Microsoft Bahrain and Oman.
"Governments today can harness information technology to provide a myriad of benefits to citizens, businesses and their communities. Microsoft is in a unique position to offer products and solutions both on premise and on the cloud that can be used and accessed from mobile phones, to tablets, notebooks, desktop computers and server backend infrastructure. Microsoft has built up a wide range of expertise in the region and beyond to help governments apply information technology in a way that creates scalable, sustainable impact on citizens and societies," he added.
"In the current economic environment, technology can be a powerful tool to help governments find new efficiencies and take faster, more-informed decisions to tackle the tough challenges ahead," said Mr. Abdel Majeed Al-Gassab, Chairman, Executive Committee, Bahrain International eGovernment forum 2012. "We welcome Microsoft's participation and support at this year's event to give us an insight into the latest technology and their view of how government institutions in Bahrain can accelerate the pace of innovation and connect more effectively with the public to drive economic growth and create a more competitive knowledge based economy."
Visitors to the Microsoft stand will experience a sneak preview of Windows 8, which is not yet retailing. Microsoft will also be revealing the future of productivity through Microsoft Office365 and the benefits of cloud computing to the business and consumer communities. Other Microsoft solutions that will be highlighted at the event include Systems Centre 2012, SQL Server 2012 and much more.
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