Siemon, Q-Soft organise network infrastructure meet
DOHA SIEMON, a leading manufacturer of network cabling solutions, organised a seminar on network infrastructure in partnership with QSoft, a Qatari information technology company, on Wednesday.
The all-day event covered topics such as current and projected cabling standards, data centre design, designing for flexibility, the benefits of shielded cabling, planning for high-speed, future-proofing and green decision making.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sideline of the event, Abdulla al Hammadi, owner and CEO of Q-Soft said, “Q-soft has a 20-year partnership with Siemon. This seminar is an educational event for invited specialists and it is aimed at introducing Siemon’s new structured cabling technologies to the Qatari market. Siemon has 70 percent of the market share for these products and they are pioneers in this field.” He said that the event was part of a Siemon’s wider tour of the Middle East and Africa region particularly, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kenya and South Africa.” In his speech, Chief Technology Officer at Siemon John Siemon, who is the keynote speaker, said, “Our aim is to innovate and to educate by sharing our expertise and bringing the latest technology, approaches and application to the audience. We intend to illuminate the subjects of most value in a way that facilitates expert understanding.” He thereafter went on to explain why the IT world world is migrating rapidly towards shielded infrastructure.
He highlighted the reasons why copper cabling shielded systems feature heavily in the latest and emerging standards.
In particular, he examined misconceptions around the shielded approach, dispelling myths and presenting facts that equip delegates to make informed choices.
John Siemon, has served with distinction on industry standards boards since 1988 and has held a number of leadership positions. Siemon chairs the US Advisory Group on Interconnection and he is a renowned inventor with over 50 US patents in the field of telecommunications.