[Online] Thurs, 29th September 2022, 10.00am-11.30am (GMT +8)
Our nomination window is already closed where we’ve received over 200+ nominations for our W.Media Asia-Pacific Cloud & Datacenter Awards 2022! This competition is fierce this year. Our panel of esteemed judges across all regions have received the nominations and begun the judging process.
As part of our ongoing Awards Season, we will be moving forward with our upcoming event, Awards Thought-Leadership Digital Summit which will take place virtually on 29th September where we cover some of the hottest cloud & data center topics within Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia.
Our Summit will celebrate achievements and excellence across all technology sectors that aligns with our Awards three main themes which are Sustainability, Innovation and People. Highlighting different projects and transformations that achieve comprehensive insights such as Data Center Modernization, Energy Innovation, Cloud Challenges and many more!
Now is your chance to come together alongside top minds in this field to be a part of our community with the trends within the market. Join us as we dissect remarkable developments in a series exclusive of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and 1-to-1 interviews.
|10:00||Chairperson Welcoming Address
Litsa Francis, Awards Manager, W.Media
|10:05||Panel Debate: Is Cost the Biggest Inhibitor in Data Center Modernization?
Often, end customers fear that once they migrate to Data Center, they’ll be stuck with their existing, on-prem hardware to run their new Data Center. There are issues of rising costs across every aspect of a data center. On the other hand, what happens when data center modernization is neglected? The debate will look into all these aspects.
Ian Bitterlin, Consulting Engineer,Critical Facilities Consulting
Ka Vin Wong, CEO, Data Centre First
Johnson Tan, Professional Engineer and Entrepreneur
Adam Gibson, Global DC Partner Manager, Console Connect by PCCW Global
|10:35||Keynote: Energy innovations necessary to support datacentre climate change and sustainability goals
As datacentres increasingly grow in complexities coupled with the sustainability goals imposed to meet climate change requirements, the adaptation of high efficient and optimized energy architectures would require to be supported with resilient and efficient systems. Energy innovations may not just focus in creating efficient devices but need to look on a wider scope by understanding inter-related devices. The effective operation with coordinated functions is essential in developing the right innovations for the datacentres of today.
Rayson M. Lozano, APAC Business Development Manager, Socomec
|10:50||Keynote: Everything is connected — Data Centers & Sustainability
The United Nations sustainable development goal - Responsible consumption & production - is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, and building sustainable infrastructure. Working smarter, not harder, to do more and better with less. We will talk about how as a specialist in cooling, GF Piping Systems can help one of the world's fastest-growing industries develop more sustainably throughout various key project stages.
The keynote will do a deep dive on how best to achieve this objective.
Ben Sheppard, Data Centers APAC Sales Manager, GF Piping Systems
|11:05|| Panel Discussion: The Future of Cloud - Challenges and Possibilities
With cloud adoption seeing a surge in the aftermath of the pandemic, organisations are now figuring out how to leverage Cloud in the IoT, 5G and Web3 era. This session will take a detailed look at how multi-cloud, hybrid cloud, cloud security are shaping up in the backdrop of technology’s perfect storm.
Dr Renne Barcelona, Country Cybersecurity Services Delivery Leader, IBM Philippines
Siddharth Pandey, Cloud Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud
Srinivas Rao, Regional Distributed Cloud Specialist - ASEAN , f5 Corporations
Megawaty Khie, Country Director - Indonesia, Google Cloud