Dell EMC hosts IoT & digital transformation bootcamp

Dell EMC organised a two-day bootcamp focused on Internet of Things (IoT) implementations and various aspects of digital transformation and applications architecture at the United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) in Al Ain, UAE. Themed ‘Where IoT, Big Data and Cloud Native Applications Meet’, the bootcamp was chaired by Dr. Leila Ismail, Associate Professor at the College of Information Technology, UAEU.

Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, META, Dell EMC

“We at Dell EMC believe deeply that the success of our industry is dependent upon innovation which can be achieved through this growing network of professional certification programs that address and fill the need of skilled professionals,” explained Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa at Dell EMC.

From offering a deep dive into the Internet of Things (IoT) and building connected cars to exploring 3rd platform technologies, this state-of-the-art workshop offered a platform to understand how innovative technologies work in a real-life end-to-end solution through hands-on labs and discussions.

According to the company, structured education journeys and certifications like the digital transformation bootcamp will enable students to link academic knowledge to industrial implementation of evolving technologies such as IoT, Big Data Analytics and Cloud Computing. Following this comprehensive bootcamp, Dell EMC will offer 2-months mentoring sessions for the selected trainees to add greater value through continuous skills development.

“Dell EMC has been a UAEU strategic partner for years and this new collaboration initiative with them to serve our students is an example of their commitment to us. In achieving the UAEU mission, we are keen to provide our students with the skills needed for the job market especially those related to emerging technologies like IoT and Big Data Analytics,” said Prof. Ghaleb Al Hadrami, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (Provost), UAEU.