Microsoft Lebanon Opens the Door to the Biggest IT Event of the Year

The future of technology is in the Cloud - Microsoft Experts, Partners and customers get together at the “Open Door” launch event in Partnership with IT and Telecom Industry Leaders


 Following the worldwide launch of the Internet Explorer 9,
Microsoft Lebanon kicked-off one the biggest IT event of the Year, on Thursday
29th September at Biel. The 2-day event took place in the Presence of Microsoft
General Manager for NEPA (North Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and Pakistan),
Lebanon Country Manager Ms. Leila Serhan, Thomas Rizkallah Head of B2B, Nokia
MEA , (specify other key persons you want me to
) and attended by over 1500 IT professionals and experts from
all over the country.


The rich and new-technology
laden event was an interactive and enriching experience for the hundreds of
attendees. Microsoft, alongside Strategic partners Nokia, HP, Promethean and  Temenos as well as leading Microsoft partners
seized the opportunity to showcase the latest innovations in the industry
ranging from mobile solutions, business applications and some of the most
advanced hardware available in the market. Microsoft and its partners organized
a series of live demos and presentations for experts and early adopters
highlighting the company’s “cloud computing” strategy, products
and solutions for business and consumers.


With more people increasing need
to be connected most of the time via mobile phones, PCs and laptops, cloud computing
focuses on delivering software, computing power and services to online users using
a variety of devices. “The future of technology should be - Anytime Access -
via powerful and interconnected devices and this is what cloud computing is all
about” stated Leila Serhan, Microsoft Country Manager. “No matter what
device people are using, Microsoft is the only company that is focused on providing the best
productivity experience across the PC, the phone, and the browser.”

 “We are very happy to be here today at the
Open Door event with IT and Telecom Leaders along with our solution partners to
demonstrate to our customers how our technology and solutions can serve them in
their organizations.” Serhan added.


“Participating with Microsoft in the
event emphasizes our joint vision on communication and mobility, delivering
solutions that allow people to access information anytime and anywhere across
many devices.” said Thomas Rizkallah Nokia MEA, “The World is
becoming more mobile, communication is not what it used to be, people need to
connect on the plane, at home and on the beach and in the age of E-commerce,
Email, growing internet usage and social networking, it is crucial for an
organization to get on board the mobile highway and in this event we are
demonstrating to many customers how leading Microsoft Solutions operate
seamlessly on Nokia phones giving optimal communication solutions”


To conclude the vibrant
event, Microsoft ended the first day inviting the guests to a lively Laser show
and party bringing the entire event to life and ended in the early hours of the



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