Nexans, the worldwide leader in cables and cabling systems, today announced that they are participating in the Infrastructure Strategies Executive Forum 2010, which is being held on October 6, 2010 at the Madinath Jumeirah in Dubai. Tarek Helmy, the regional director of Nexans Cabling Solutions Gulf & ME, will be speaking at the event on the topic titled, ‘Untangling the LAN’, which will focus on the challenges faced by companies while building a robust local area network (LAN).
“We are happy to participate in the Infrastructure Strategies Executive Forum 2010, which is an ideal platform for us to meet CIOs, IT Directors, Network Managers and IT specialists from many end-user companies at a single venue,” said Mr. Tarek Helmy, Regional Director Gulf and Middle East of Nexans Cabling Solutions.
“Building a robust IT network is critical to every enterprise in the Middle East. The structured cabling system forms the backbone of a company’s local area network (LAN) and is an important part of the end-users’ IT strategies. What we will be highlighting at the event are the features and benefits of LAN Infrastructure technologies in an IT network and how the quality and performance of the company’s cabling system plays a direct and measurable role on the performance and reliability of their LANs,” Mr. Helmy added.
The Infrastructure Strategies Executive Forum 2010 will cover topics ranging from data centres, cabling and infrastructure, cloud computing, virtualization, security to Intelligent Infrastructure solutions. CIOs and IT Directors from several regional end-user companies are expected to attend the event. Apart from Tarek Helmy of Nexans, speakers from companies such as EMC, Alumium Bahrain, Emitac, RSA to name a few are expected to present.
Nexans will also be showcasing its revolutionary concepts in copper cabling technology – the LANmark-6A and -7A range, its full range of fibre optic cables & connectivity range - LANmark – OF, and its Intelligent Infrastructure solution for LAN installations - LANsense. The company will place a special focus on LANmark 7A, which is the first category 7A available in the market to support 40Gbps bandwidth and save energy on 10G Ethernet.
With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans (nexans.com), the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation.
With an industrial presence in more than 30 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 22,000 people and had sales in 2007 of EUR7.4bn. Nexans is listed on Euronext Paris, compartment A.