Thursday, 1 June 2023
9am-5pm (GMT +9)
Japan is one of the countries that we couldn’t miss out on as it plays a vital role with it’s well established and known to be one of the strongest players in the cloud & datacenter industry.
With its advanced digital infrastructure and abundant resources, Japan is poised to explode in terms of growth from a demand and supply standpoint, with Tokyo overall the biggest leader achieving the top Tier 1 market in Asia-Pacific in terms of market maturity. Following with Osaka having great potential as it has recently been lifted up in terms of cloud & datacenter growth.
Projecting this mature market from a growth standpoint where more industry players are looking to deploy in multiple locations across Japan such as Kyoto, Kobe, Yokohama and many more! Giving the size of the country as well as its power capacity that allows the Japan market to build this cloud ecosystem.
The Japan Cloud and Data Center (JPCDC) convention will be happening in June 2023! Join our pool of leading data center and cloud computing professionals as we make a splash in one of the biggest and most insightful tech conversations of the year.
|08:00||Registration and Arrival Breakfast|
Byron Cristol, Head of Northeast Asia Markets, W.Media
|09:00||Market Insights: Japan - The Land of the Rising Sun
Digital transformation, increased cloud usage, edge computing and growing international connectivity have created demand for Japan cloud and hyperscale data center providers to grow cloud revenues in the country. This session will deep dive into the latest trends and who are the emerging drivers for growth.
|09:20||Keynote: Key considerations when choosing the right data center co-location provider in the Japan
With more than a combine 1,000MW+ data center power and space coming online in the next 5 years, how will local and international cloud service providers and enterprise users make the right choice? This session will enable you to have clear understanding on what is best for your procurement decision.
|09:40||Keynote: Design, build and operate the most energy and water efficient data center in the Japan. Mission impossible?
Data centers consume between 10 to 50 times the energy per floor of a typical commercial office building and are one of the top 10 commercial users of water globally. Building more energy and water efficient data centers is therefore crucial to the long term sustainability of the industry. Explore how pioneering new technologies can deliver industry leading PUE and WUE even in the hottest of climates, and bring new standards of efficiency to the Japan data center market.
|10:10|| Panel: Establishing more efficient and cost-effective IT environments. Will consumption based infrastructure or As-a-Service model take off in Northeast Asia?
Organizations are now focused on managing outcomes instead of IT infrastructure and looking to vendors and partners to help reach this goal. This panel discussion will focus on new IT infrastructure cost models that enable CIOs to focus on key issues that concern their business.
|10:30||Morning Networking Coffee|
|11:00||Keynote: Should Your Business Be Close to Local Internet Exchange? What is the Point?
Internet exchanges improve internet performance and speed for consumers, ensures better resilience, stability, efficiency and quality of internet at a lower cost. It benefits the netizens and promotes the arrival of more internet service providers, overall expanding the digital market. This session explores the importance of IXPs to your digital business.
|11:20|| Keynote: Engineer Energy-Efficient Data Center Automation and Best Practices
Despite the many benefits of energy efficiency to utilities and their customers, there are multiple barriers to providing the best measures, rebates and most efficient retrofit solutions. Many of these barriers can be removed by leveraging program automation or innovative solutions with an energy audit.
|11:40||Keynote: Case Study - Challenges and Deployment of Power Generation System
All businesses fully understand reliable power supply is one of the key reasons for placing IT equipment in a data center. In locations where utility power availability and reliability is not easily accessible, the design and power equipment have to be well thought, maintained and regularly put to the test. Historically, data center power cuts have been experienced by many blue-chip banks and telecom providers, so no-one can claim immunity from such problems. Data center operators are nervous when their data centers are scheduled for one. We'll find out the tales from the east!
|12:00||Panel: Data Center Design Certification - Questions Enterprise IT Should be Asking Your Colocation Provider
As data centers grow in innovation and technical complexity, enterprise userr or cloud service providers should be asking the right questions regarding where your mission critical IT infrastructure sits. This session will include industry experts who share deep insights on the essential design of a robust and reliable data center design.
|14:00||Market Insights: 2022 - 2030 Server Market Trends in Asia Pacific
Our research analyst take a deep dive on where IT hardware is traveling across Asia Pacific and how the big names, ODM Direct and other brands are performing.
|14:20||Keynote: Cyber Attacks on Mission Critical Infrastructure
Critical infrastructure in data centers, healthcare, finance, aviation etc is becoming more complex and reliant on networks of connected devices. Just decades ago, power grids and other critical infrastructure operated in isolation. Now they are far more interconnected, both in terms of geography and across sectors. The vulnerability of critical infrastructure to cyber-attacks and technical failures has become a big concern. And fears have been given credence by recent events. Hackers are becoming much more interested in operational technology, the physical connected devices such as IoT devices that sits on the least secure area of network.
|14:40|| Keynote: Data Sovereignty in the Cloud. Is your Business Breaking the Law?
Data stored in cloud computing services may be under the jurisdiction of more than one country’s laws. Different legal requirements regarding data security, privacy, and breach notification could occur, depending on where the data is being hosted or who is controlling it. Legal restrictions can especially impact organizations that use hybrid-cloud strategies—they employ public cloud providers, as well as running local data centers, and each cloud deployment must adhere to separate, local legal requirements. This session will give enterprise CXOs a clear understanding from a legal perspective.
|15:00||Panel: AI Will Replace Some IT and Data Centers Jobs. What does it mean to you?
According to a report from the World Economic Forum, 85 million jobs will be replaced by machines with AI by the year 2025. So yes, AI will replace some jobs, but does that make current skilled workforce redundant? Join us as we listen to industry experts and investors who may think differently from the invasion of bots.
|15:30||Panel: Through the Lens of CXOs on Cloud & Datacenters by 2040.
We select some of the brightest local and international visonaries to share their thoughts on how they see future businesses adopt technology and how their visions impact design and investment.
|16:00||Evening Networking Drinks|