3rd-4th March, 2016 |

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida

Summit Partners

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.emc.com.

When Dell was founded, it was a company driven by a vision for transforming the IT industry, with an unrelenting focus on customers. Michael Dell believed then, and now, that technology is about enabling human potential.

In recent years, Dell has emerged as a new company, with its strongest-ever product and services portfolio, Dell has acquired significant new skills and capabilities, reorganized its operations, and optimized its global supply chain in order to provide inspired IT solutions that give every person, business and organization the IT tools needed to succeed.

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Platinum Partners

Lenovo is an innovative, international technology company formed as a result of the acquisition by the Lenovo Group of the IBM Personal Computing Division. As a global leader in the IT market, the company develops, manufactures and markets cutting-edge, reliable, high-quality PC and EBG products: laptops, desktops, smartphones, workstations, servers as well as value-added professional services that provide customers around the world with smarter ways to be productive and competitive.

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft Middle East & Africa (MEA) covers 79 countries comprising nine sub- regions – Egypt, Gulf, Israel, Near Mediterranean Pakistan and North Africa, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, West East Central Africa and Indian Ocean Islands – focused on employing and developing local talent, able to drive strong customer insights and provide solutions to empower large enterprises, small businesses, governments and individuals to achieve more through the power of technology, while acting as a responsible corporate citizen and giving back to the communities in which we operate.

Gold Partners

Since its foundation in 1947, the STULZ company has evolved into one of the world’s leading system suppliers of air-conditioning technology. All over the world, air-conditioning systems made by STULZ are keeping sensitive information and communication technology cool. In data centres and mobile phone stations, they ensure maximum availability with minimum energy consumption.

STULZ employs 2,200 workers in Germany and across sixteen subsidiaries. Additionally, the company co-operates with sales and service partners in more than 140 other countries, and provides this way an international network of air-conditioning specialists. It has production plants in Germany, Italy, the USA, 2 in China, Brazil and India.

Vision Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based replication, high availability and disaster recovery, as well as solutions for migration and cross-platform data sharing for Windows ®, Linux ®, AIX ®, IBM ® Power Systems in Physical and Virtual environments, and Cloud Computing. Solutions from Vision Solutions such as Double-Take ®, MIMIX ® and iTERA ®, enable organizationsworldwide, from small businesses to large enterprises, to provide an effective andun-expensive protection of their data, systems and applications since more than 22 years. Vision Solutions oversees a global partner network that includes IBM, HP, Microsoft, VMware, Dell and hundreds of resellers and system integrators. For more information, visit www.visionsolutions.com.

For more than 40 years, ARKEOS has provided solutions that enabled the efficient management of documents. It is the exclusive and official representative of the international leaders in digital printing and document solutions, including Konica Minolta, Océ, Mutoh, Canon, Riso, and Vivid. Through its partners, ARKEOS offers customers across Morocco and the wider African region innovative products that cover the office, technical, graphic, and high-speed segments of the market.

Cyberoam, a Sophos Company, is a global Network Security appliances provider, offering future-ready security solutions to physical and virtual networks in organizations with its range of Network Security appliances (UTMs/ Next Generation Firewalls), centralized management appliances and centralized reporting solutions. For more information visit www.cyberoam.com

Established in 1995, SOTI is the world's most trusted provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions, with over 15,000 enterprise customers and millions of devices managed worldwide. SOTI's innovative portfolio of solutions and services provide the tools organizations need to truly mobilize their operations and optimize their mobility investments. SOTI's flagship product, MobiControl, allows Enterprises to enable, optimize and secure their mobile workforce across all platforms to support Corporate-liable and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. SOTI extends secure mobility management beyond basic MDM to provide a total, flexible solution for comprehensive management and security of all mobile devices deployed in an organization.

F5 Networks was created in 1996 and has developed its activity around the Load Balancing. It is actually the global leader in Application Delivery Networking (ADN), focused on ensuring the secure, reliable, and fast delivery of applications. F5’s flexible architectural framework enables community-driven innovation that helps organizations enhance IT agility and dynamically deliver services that generate true business value.

F5’s vision of unified application and data delivery offers customers an unprecedented level of choice in how they deploy ADN solutions.

Westcon Group is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of speciality resellers. Our teams create unique programs and provide exceptional financial and technical support to accelerate the business of our partners.

Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon organization enable our partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, we work with our partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue.

Munisys is an IT integrator providing technological solutions for enterprises and public organizations. With a large products and services portfolio, Munisys is your main contact to improve the strategic aspects of your information technology.

Within our expertise, we accompany our customers in the transformation of their IT and the optimization of their infrastructures and applications. The quality of our solutions is the result of our know-how in terms of integration and our command of a complete portfolio of leading technologies.

Our main solutions: Virtualization and Cloud solutions, Critical Systems, Security solutions, Networking, IT monitoring, administration and automation, etc.

Our services: Audit and Consulting, IT outsourcing, Training, Assistance, Maintenance, etc.

Founded in 1970, CBI has become a leading IT integrator in Morocco. Throughout its 45 years of experience, and with over than 150 multi-skilled consultants and many references, CBI has covered the main IT needs as in Morocco and West Africa: TELECOMS, SECURITY, SYSTEMS, SOFTWARE & MANAGED DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS (MDS). Its presence in Africa is a strategy of supporting the development of public and private companies both in Morocco and in the African continent.

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24/7/365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data.

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GTI Software & Networking is one of the largest IT Distributors in Spain, operating also in Portugal and 26 countries in North Africa through our hub office based in Casablanca, Morocco. Founded in 1985, it was the first IT Company to achieve the ISO 9001 in Spain. GTI´s portfolio includes software, hardware and value added solutions that make companies more efficient and profitable.

One of GTI Software & Networking´s differentiating values is its commitment to offer only quality products and solutions from leading vendors. GTI also has fully trained and specialized consultants that have deep knowledge of all the products they distribute. This way, they are able to advise Distributors and System Integrators on the best solutions for their needs, and they can help them understand and adopt new technologies. As a result, GTI adds value to both its customers and vendors.

GTI Software & Networking is one of the most financially sound IT distribution companies in Spain, with IT being one of the strongest wholesale industries in the region. This makes GTI a reliable long-term partner for vendors worldwide.

Specialized in Data Centers building and operating, the main mission of Maroc Data Center by Medasys, is the deployment, management and oversight of data centers for its own account and on behalf of other clients. Maroc Data Center built its first site certified Tier 3 in 2015 in Temara. Our strategy is to focus on our areas of interest with an ecosystem of partners, experts in their field and qualified resources to offer our customers a variety of offers and services guaranteeing security and high availability of their data.

Dinner Partners

DATAPROTECT is a company specializing in information security. Founded by Ali EL AZZOUZI, an information security expert who conducted several consulting projects and integration of security solutions in Morocco and abroad, DATAPROTECT support its bid for a unified view of information security. With a pool of specialized skills safely enable it to ensure a unique expertise on local and regional market; DATAPROTECT is organized into five divisions:

  • Consulting: Consulting and assistance with project management in the implementation of security solutions;
  • Integration: complete project management activity and safety solutions engineering;
  • Outsourcing: Supervisory Activity and administration of safety equipment;
  • Research and Development: Activity waking research and development of new security solutions;
  • Training: skills transfer activity on sharp issues of security.

Since its creation, DATAPROTECT continues to grow its excellence to deliver benefits through a multidisciplinary team of experts with a unique sense of customer intimacy.

In addition, as the first company accredited PCI QSA in Morocco by the consortium Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council for PCI DSS and PA DSS certifications, DATAPROTECT is considered as a leader in the region. With a hundred customers in North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, DATAPROTECT is now able to deliver its services in any agility for multinationals and for local businesses, with the key, an established reputation as a pioneer on Information Security.

Founded in 1982, Symantec has evolved to become the global leader in cyber security, with more than 11,000 employees in more than 35 countries. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

Exhibit Partners

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 159,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015.

SMART NETWORK is the first Moroccan Company specialized in Datacenter Solutions and services. SMARTNET Concept: we not only offer simplified and customized modular solutions but are also able to provide the ideal partnership to ensure the delivered solutions and services exceed our clients’ requirements and support their IT Strategy.

With a wealth of industry experience combined with the desire to be at the forefront of innovation and best practice in the Datacenter industry, SMARTNET team offers high quality in design, build and ongoing management of mission critical environments. Means that we consistently strive to add value to our clients at every stage in the process.

ACCENT is a twenty year old IT Brand based in Morocco, developed and managed by challenging engineers and technicians. Today, ACCENT, own a large range of products with ingenious designs and better quality / price ratio, created to satisfy all the profiles; which includes: Smartphones/Tablets/PC-Tablets/Accessories. We are providing Technical support to our customers, and constantly observing their objections and behaviors to meet their needs. ACCENT has concluded successful partnerships around the world; the brand is then available in many African and European countries.

Since 1991, Lexmark has been a recognised and lauded leader in imaging and output solutions that help people and organisations improve process and reduce their costs. Lexmark’s award winning imaging and output technology has continued to evolve as the world becomes more digital and connected.

Lexmark sells its products and services in more than 170 countries, and is a recognised global leader by many of the technology industry’s leading market analyst firms. Lexmark has also acquired and integrated several strategic software companies since 2010, further expanding the company’s breadth of offerings to include innovative software solutions.

Today the company competes in key growth markets that include managed print services, intelligent capture, enterprise content management, healthcare content management, financial process automation and enterprise search – all focused on helping Lexmark customers connect employees to the most relevant information at the moment they need it.

As a major player since 20 years in IT services sector, and covering Morocco, Africa and Europe, Casanet offers its customers the best technology solutions, allowing them to enhance their performances. Casanet focuses its activities around “Networking & Systems”, “IT Solutions”, “Cloud Services” and “Online Contents & Services”. To be positioned as a leader in the IT services market, Casanet built a polyvalent and high-performance expert team, along with a strong pool of partners who are well recognized in their fields.

N+ONE is the leading carrier-neutral datacenter company in Morocco. Based in Casablanca, the company empowers major Moroccan enterprises and international clients with mission-critical services ranging from raw colocation to completely managed hosting and cutting-edge cloud computing infrastructures. Its Tier-III Datacenters features high-speed fiber-optic connectivity, highly efficient cooling infrastructure, bleeding-edge uninterruptible power systems, and on-site backup power generation, all operated by expert hands 24/7 to guarantee optimal service.

Microdata (CSE ticker : MIC) is a leading IT system infrastructure integrator in Morocco with African ambitions. We cover 3 main blocks of the infrastructure layer, peripherals and printing, clients / mobility and workplace, datacenter and collaboration. We provide maintenance and professional services with the hardware and software we integrate. Our 150 people team have focused on tangible value add for the past 25 years and thrive on customer satisfaction.

Raffle Partners

Founded in 2006, Focus Team specializes in the integration of information systems solutions and engineering in the field of communication technology and automation. From its headquarters in Rabat, the company offers a wide range of solutions in the areas of automation and control, IT and security infrastructure, and digital signage and touch technology. Focus Team also provides customized training, coaching, and consulting services.

Institutional Partners

L’Association des Utilisateurs des Systèmes Informations au Maroc (AUSIM) est une association à but non lucratif créée en avril 1993.

Comptant parmi ses adhérents nombre de structures de premier plan aux niveaux organisationnel et managérial (Offices, Banques, Assurances, Entreprises Industrielles, …), l’AUSIM œuvre activement dans l’esprit de développer et de vulgariser l’usage des Technologies de l’Information au Maroc.

A ce titre, elle a pour objectifs :

  • L’échange d’expériences et d’informations d’ordre technique, scientifique et culturel entre les adhérents et ce par l’organisation de rencontres, séminaires et conférences, aussi bien au Maroc qu’à l’étranger.
  • L’étude et la sauvegarde, en cas de besoin, des intérêts généraux, à caractères techniques, économiques et financiers de ses adhérents.
  • La création et l’entretien des rapports de bonne fraternité entre ses membres et le renforcement des liens avec d’autres associations similaires au Maroc et à l’étranger.
  • L’entraide mutuelle au niveau des exploitations des systèmes des logiciels.
  • La diffusion des connaissances et d’informations relatives au secteur de l’informatique.
  • La participation active aux principales réformes nationales et sectorielles ayant trait aux Technologies de l’Information.

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