Cisco has announced that it will showcase its key architectures and technology solutions including its Enterprise Networking, Cybersecurity, Digital Network Architecture, Data Center and Cloud, Collaboration, IoT and Digitization for Smart Cities at COMEX 2018, which will be held from April 23-25, 2018 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. A Cisco solution architect for Smart Cities and IoT will share his expertise on how organizations and businesses can ‘Unlock the Value of Data with Cisco IoT’ at the Smart Cities and Industry 4.0 Summit.
COMEX 2018 aims to track the progress of ICT in transforming companies and industries in Oman. As ICT applications are being realized across several sectors in the Sultanate, the event will showcase key technological developments across industry verticals. As the lead sponsor of COMEX 2018, Cisco is supporting Oman’s efforts to transition to a knowledge-based economy in line with economic Vision 2020 and Vision 2040, and will take part in knowledge sharing sessions on digital transformation and smart city innovations at the niche technology event.
“As part of its Vision 2020, the Omani government is working towards a sustainable and diversified economy, with a focus on driving digital initiatives that improve quality of life, citizen services and business outcomes,” said Ali Al Lawati, General Manager, Oman, Cisco Middle East. “The Information Technology Authority (ITA) is developing a 2030 strategy to help plan smart cities. At Cisco, we have extensive expertise in developing smarter and more securely connected cities. We look forward to sharing this knowledge with the relevant government entities and industry verticals in Oman to help them realize their Smart City ambitions and to help accelerate the transformation of Oman into a technology empowered society.”
At COMEX 2018, Cisco will showcase its intent-based networking platform as well as its Digital Network Architecture (DNA) Center and its enterprise networking and security solutions. The company will also demonstrate how Cisco Kinetic can help organizations extract, compute and move data from connected things to applications, enabling them to unlock the power of IoT data for smart cities to drive better business outcomes.
Through his presentation, Raghav Thalabhakthula from Cisco will highlight the key role IoT is playing in the oil and gas industry, and why it is crucial for companies in the industry to turn data into actionable insights.
Cisco’s partners, including OBM, IITC, JST-Metco, NTS and NCR, will also be showcasing customized technology solutions for key sectors relevant to Oman’s digitalization priorities. These include vertical-specific solutions for the public safety and security, retail, education, healthcare, and transport and logistics sectors, as well as the public and government services domain.
Senior executives from Cisco and its partners will be available at their stand number 701, Hall 5 to meet with customers and partners and share their global and regional successes with them.