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Cisco Expo Saudi 2009 Gets Set to Showcase the Power of the Intelligent Network


Cisco and Partners to Highlight Best Business Practices for Organizations in the Kingdom to Increase Business Productivity and Reduce Operational Costs

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Cisco today announced that it will be hosting Cisco® Expo Saudi 2009 on Feb. 9 and 10 at King Fahad Cultural Center in Riyadh. With the theme “Experience Today the Network of Tomorrow,” this year’s event is expected to bring together more than 2,500 top business decision makers to discuss key technology trends and to share best practices that will transform businesses and increase business productivity in the kingdom.

Cisco Expo Saudi 2009 will also examine the critical role that information and communications technologies (ICTs) play in the development of innovative business solutions for the enterprise, public sector and real estate markets. Based on the concept of the network as the platform, the event will include a series of in-depth sessions covering unified communications, collaboration solutions, the Connected Home, “smart education” systems and the latest trends in Web meetings. For the first time, the event will use several Web 2.0 platforms such as Twitter and Facebook and will be streamed live online via Cisco WebExTM. Videos from the event will also be hosted on YouTube. Visitors will also experience interactive demonstrations on next-generation technologies like Cisco TelePresenceTM.

Dr. Badr Bin Hamoud Al Badr, managing director of Cisco Saudi Arabia, said: “In this current economic climate, companies are looking at smart technology solutions that can improve business productivity and enhance collaboration. Cisco Expo Saudi gives us an excellent opportunity to network with customers and partners to highlight how Cisco innovations can help enterprises address real-world business issues.”

Certified partners who will be present at Cisco Expo Saudi 2009 include SBM, Dimension Data, Al-Moammar Information Systems MIS, IDIS, Nour Net, Oger Systems, Al-Jammaz Distribution, Ebbtikar, Jeraisy Communications Services, Al-Fanar, IP Magix, Data Consult Saudi, AwalNet, AlKhaleej Training & Education, Synergy Professional Services, BMB, R&M, Globitel, Fluke Networks, Getronics and NetBack Bone.

Cisco Expo Saudi 2009 is a registration-only event. Those interested in attending Cisco Expo Saudi can register online by visiting

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