Step inside - the door is open.

At Microsoft, we believe innovation grows through communication. That´s why we´re launching Open Door - a 2-day event, occurring in five major cities around the Gulf, where we share all our latest technology, solutions and ideas with you, as well as spotlighting the developments to come.

On February 15th & 16th 2012, Open Door will be happening in Kuwait City so why not come on in and take a look at what´s going on?

When & where is Open Door happening?

Kuwait, February 15 - 16, at Radisson Blu Hotel

So, what's happening at Open Door?

Open Door will offer you exciting sessions from the industry's leading professionals as well as the chance to experience new solutions at the Tech-Zone, learn about Microsoft's partners and their developments at the Partner Pavilion, experience the Hands-On Labs and meet with Microsoft's professionals to directly discuss your technology and business concerns.

Here are just some of the topics being discussed at Open Door:

  • Throw away the keyboard - Building Natural Experiences with the Kinect Software Developer Kit
  • Maximizing Business Value from the Office Platform
  • Ten Things Every SharePoint Developer Should Know
  • Office 365: Solutions That Will Transform Your Business

Want to know more? Go to www.opendoor-gulf.com and get the bigger picture.

A sneak peek into Open Door

To get a better look at all the sessions happening in Kuwait City's Open Door, log on to the Open Door website. In the meanwhile, here's a little preview of what's in store:

Microsoft Private Cloud: The Journey

In this session we will clarify exactly what Cloud Computing means to Microsoft. We will also cover what you could be doing today to increase your IT focus, respond to business needs with more agility and improve economics. Join us while we share with you the Microsoft Cloud Road Map.

Mark Chaban | Private Cloud Director, Microsoft Middle East and Africa Who it's for: IT Managers, Cloud Architects, Cloud Strategists

Ten Things You Always Wanted to Know About Windows Azure But Were Afraid to Ask

This session takes a look at the Window Azure platform and asks the hard questions that everybody is thinking but nobody wants to ask. The session will look at real world implementations on the Windows Azure platform to try and answer some of these hard questions:

Ramon Bosch Smit | Cloud Subject Matter Expert, Microsoft Gulf Who it's for: Web Developers, Cloud Architects, Cloud Strategists

Windows 8 Preview: A Sneak Peek into the Future

Come and see some of the new slates and hybrid devices being released worldwide over the next few months and discuss what is happening in the Windows device space leading up to Windows 8.

Nuri Cankaya | Windows Marketing Manager, Microsoft Middle East & Africa Who it's for: IT Decision Makers, IT Managers, IT Directors