FRI, 18th Nov 2022, 8am – 5pm (GMT +5.30), St. Regis Mumbai
The Indian Data Center & Cloud Market is taking giant leaps. India is the second fastest-growing digital economy and it is projected that IT and Communications sector will double in size by 2025 to contribute US $355-435 billion to GDP.
Nevertheless, nothing worth having comes easy! Along with this exponent potential for growth in the Data Center, Cloud and Cyber Security market come the test of Performance, Flexibility concerns, Power management, Data Center staff productivity, Security & more…..
There are inherent limits to what Data Centres, Cloud & Cybersecurity can do! As tech enthusiast, we at W.Media will make sure that you all are well versed with all the current & future updates of the industry. This Physical Conference will take you through the pressing reformations of Datacentres, Cloud & Cybersecurity mitigations and how they are framing the future.
Welcome to W.Media’s India Cloud & Datacentre Convention scheduled on the 18th November, 2022 & learn the best insights from the top leaders of the industry
|Time||Hall 1||Hall 2|
|08:00- 09:00 AM||Registration Opens|
|09:00-09:05 AM||Welcome and Lamp Lighting Ceremony|
|09:05-09:10 AM||Welcome Address by Mr. Naveen Lawrence, Director Sales & Marketing at W.Media|
|09:10 - 09:30 AM||Principal Address by Chief Guest|
|09:30 -10:15 AM||Power Panel|
In The Face of a Meteoric Growth in demand - The Challenges and Opportunities for India’s Data Centres of the Future!
Data centres in India have now been bestowed with ‘infra’ status. The government initiative to develop data centre mega-clusters or data center parks has further led to millions of investment in digital infrastructure projects. This power panel will analyse how the data centre market across India will move forward - what enterprise users and cloud giants are looking for in the emerging asset class, the drivers behind increasing demand, and the outlook for investment opportunity across different regions .
Swati Khandelwal, Executive Editor, Zee Business
Sumit Mukhija, Chief Executive Officer, STT GDC India
Sudhir Mahajan, VP and Head – Data Center & Cloud Services Business, Larsen & Toubro
James Murphy, Managing Director, DC Byte
Rajesh Tapadia, Executive Director & COO, Nxtra By Airtel
|10:15-10:35 AM||Sustainable DCs on a Scalable Platform|
Vipin Shirsat, Managing Director, Princeton Digital Group
|10:35-10:55 AM||Build your Data Centers Safer, Faster and More Energy Efficient Utilizing BIM & Pre-Fab Methods|
Pulkit Kukreja, Regional Data Center Segment Manager, Southeast Asia, Hilti
|10:55- 11:30 AM||Morning Tea/Coffee Break | Networking | Technology Bench Presentation|
|11:00 - 11:10 AM||The Benefits of Overhead Power Distribution|
Alfred Victor, Lead Application Engineer - APAC & ME, Starline
|11:15 - 11:25 AM||The Future of Sustainable & Scalable Energy Storage|
Shailendra Bais, Director, Piller Power India
|11:30- 11:50 PM||Building up High Reliable, Energy Efficient Infrastructure with Flexibility.|
Ootatsume Tooru, Indian Strategy Office Manager, Fuji Electric India Pvt. Ltd.
|11:50-12:10 PM||Fireside Chat|
Data Centers - India's Digital Ecosystem Enabler
Surajit Chatterjee, Managing Director, CapitaLand India, Data Centre Group
Venkatesh Ganesh, Deputy Editor, W.Media
|12:10-12:30 PM||Building a complete integrated, secure, end-to-end electrical infrastructure, & cooling solutions for Data Centres|
Anil Dev, Chief Technology Officer & CEO, Climaveneta India
|12:30 -13:15 PM||Panel Discussion|
How Can Data Centre Cooling and Heat Removal Keep Pace with Future Demand?
As demand rises, so will rack densities. While data center cooling challenges vary depending on location, climate and data centre profile (age, design, capacity utilisation etc.), the trend is usually only moving in one direction - up wards.
The panel will discuss how the new-age cooling and customised technologies must be interoperable and flexible enough to scale with their organization’s IT needs not just at large ‘core’ sites, but in the growing number of smaller ‘edge’ sites.
Subhamkar Das, Executive Director & Chief Operations Officer -Data Center Fund, Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd.
Prakash Chandra Lohia, Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries Limited
Syed Mohammed Beary, Founder & CMD, Bearys Group & Chairman, IGBC Bangalore Chapter
Brahma Reddy Kasu, Sr. Vice President - Datacenters infrastructure, CtrlS Datacenters Ltd.
Anbu Shanmugham, Vice President, BAM Digital Realty
|13:15-14:00 PM||Lunch Break | Networking|
|14:00 - 14:15 PM||Special Address|
Shri. Sumnesh Joshi, Deputy Director General, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
|14:15-15:00 PM||Panel Discussion|
How to Identify and Execute A Hybrid Strategy That Will Meet Your Enterprise Needs!
The emergence of hybrid IT was sparked by the emergence of cloud computing and the recognition that cloud was not always the most suitable option for some IT infrastructure requirements.
This expert panel will look at the reasons why hybrid infrastructure strategies are gaining traction and why on-premises assets and public cloud resources won't work together effectively without a clear hybrid strategy.
Sachin Waingankar, Associate Director, PwC
Khushru M. Mistry, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President, Information Technology, Eureka Forbes
Rajesh Garg, Executive Vice President & Chief Digital Officer, Yotta Infrastructure
Manish Kishore, Global IT Head (CIO), Wockhardt Ltd.
Satyen Kumar Jadeja, Technology Leader, IBM
Jitendra Panchal, Vice President – IT, Central Depository Services India Ltd
Protecting Against Evolving Cyber Crime Through Building A Unified Resistance And Mature Threat Hunting Program
The trust we place in our digital infrastructure will be based on an accurate and transparent understanding of how threat-resistant the infrastructure is, and the impacts that a breach might bring. . Before you can start to protect your most valuable digital assets it’s important to understand how to build and implement a unified resistance to threats and attacks. This expert panel will address - the who, what, where, when, why and how of ‘effective threat hunting’, and building a ‘unified resistance to cyber-crimes'.
Kavitha Srinivasulu, Global Head Cyber Risk & Data Privacy - BFSI R&C, Tata Consultancy Services
Sanjay Jain, Senior Vice President & CISO – Enterprise Risk and Governance, National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited
Anupama Narayanan, AVP - Data Governance and Data Privacy Standard Chartered Bank
Rajaram Manian, Chief Risk Officer, Adani Capital
Bijender Misra, Chief Information Security Officer, Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Ambarish Singh, Chief Information Security Officer, Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
|15:00-15:45 PM||Panel Discussion|
Building the Next Big Thing At the Edge: Is It Time yet to Move Beyond The Hype?
With the advent of 5G, edge data centers are well-positioned to transform end user experiences, businesses, the economy and society at large in the coming decade.
The panel will examine the factors preventing edge computing from reaching broad market acceptance. Our experts will also discuss the right timing and strategy for moving data centers and related services to the edge and the architecture for monitoring the edge DC’s infra.
Sandeep Dandekar, Senior Director, NTT Global Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure India
Shankar Jadhav, Chief Strategy Officer, Bombay Stock Exchange & Managing Director - BSE Investments
Ankur Varshney, Chief Technology Officer, SBI Payment Services
C.K. Prasad, Executive Director, Railtel Corporation of India Limited
Kamalesh Harchandani, Head - Data Centre Design & Development, Capitaland India - Data Centre Group
Dhaval Pandya, Corporate CIO, Piramal Enterprises Limited
Fast Forwarding Data Center Construction through Prefabricate
Prefabricated modular data centers are already helping cloud and colocation providers, telcos, and enterprise to bring new data center capacity online quickly, scalably and sustainably.
The panel will discuss whether, as digital demand grows,the prefabricated model will deliver faster, better and more efficient DC construction. Or is this just over claim?
N.K. Singh, Founder & CEO, Data Center Guru
N. K. Jain, Principal Consultant, N.K. Jain Consulting Engineers
Vinod Nair, Global Head of IT Service Delivery, ECU Worldwide
Ravi Chaudhary, AVP - Jio Data Center Projects, Reliance Industries Limited
Mohinder Pradip Singh Rajput, Director – Energy & Industry, Hilti India
|15:45-16:15 PM||Evening Tea/Coffee Break | Networking|
|16:15-17:00 PM||Panel Discussion|
AI, ML & DCIM - Changing the Game For Data Center & Enterprise
First DCIM, now AI, ML and ‘digital tech’ are beginning to revolutionise data center and enterprise management while driving forward data-driven decision making. The panel will discuss how these tech pillars are building capabilities towards an advanced smart facility paying particular attention to how data collection, predictive and preventive maintenance, energy optimisation is made possible through data-driven analytics .
The panel put together will discuss how these thriving pillars for global data centers with their extended efforts have a common goal of - building capabilities for an advanced smart facility and demonstration of data collection, contribute to predictive and preventive maintenance, energy optimisation, deploy state-of-the art architecture and allow for innovation through the development of data-driven analytics applications that support maintenance and operation of the system.
Avinash Kumar, Chief Digital Officer, Lighthouse Learning Group
Sampath Manickam, Sr. Vice President & Head - IT Infrastructure and Security, National Stock Exchange
Arindam Biswas, Head of Analytics, Adani Group
Vivek Zakarde, Leader- Data Services, IKS Health
Avinash Velhal, Chief Information Officer, Katonic.ai
Decoding the ‘Hyper’ in Through Design & Full-Proof Deployment
Hyperconverged Infrastructure can deliver complex IT capabilities that once seemed out of reach for many enterprises. HCI technology delivers the marketing promises of simplified operation, scale-out expansion, flexibility, performance and resilience. As CIOs are prioritising infrastructure decisions by the HCI technology’s flexibility to change and scale, all with a
strong focus on the total cost of ownership, we go beyond the scenes to understand the intricacies of behind the successful deployment of HCI.
The panel put together will discuss what it means to have a software designed data center, how HCI infra is designed to bring economic and performance advantages to existing data centers, and the steps taken to design one to support a wide range workloads in the DC, remote locations, edge-computing and multi-cloud environments.
Sourjya Mohanty, Chief Operating Officer ‑ Epic ON, IN10 Media Network
Ninad Raje, Director & CIO, HealthAssure
Chirag Bharatia, Director, Infrastructure Services, Oracle Cerner
Rajesh Panchal, Head - IT, INOX Air Products
|17:00-17: 45 PM||Panel Discussion|
What is the Value of Buying Through a Sustainable Value Chain and How Can This Be Achieved?
Procurement leaders who buy on the basis of sustainability can make a decisive difference to improving sustainability outcomes through their ecosystem.. While the disruptions of the past few years have highlighted an urgent need to increase resilience in the supply chain,decision makers now face the challenge to combine this with a renewed focus on ethical and sustainable practices.
The panel will provide insight on how you achieve best practice in sustainable procurement and supply chain and share their experience of working towards this goal from the start of the process to its conclusion, covering risk mitigation, visibility and sustainability.
Abhishek Das, Director - Technology & Digital Risk Consulting (India & Middle East), EY India
Sachin Akude, Procurement Director, Princeton Digital Group
Ashish Limaye, Procurement Manager, Colt Data Centre Services
Meheriar Patel, Group Chief Information Officer, Jeena & Company
Anuj Prabhakar, Head - Procurement & Contracts, BAM Digital Realty
Innovation in Power Solutions for Mission Critical Digital Infrastructure, for Hyperscale Environment
The IT environments of large enterprises are rapidly expanding beyond the capabilities of their existing infrastructure. As mission critical infrastructure, some are upscaling to operate with hyperscale capabilities. Thus, the criticality of ensuring reliable power distribution with lower consumption is of utmost importance in the event of a threat to uptime.
Our panel will discuss the real world issues affecting power management in such infrastructure and how much the assignment of reliable power solutions for mission critical infra and hyperscale environments is actually moving forward.
Ashish Dandekar , Council Member, Gerson Lehrman Group
Manoj Semwal, Director, Design & Development, Equinix
Girish Dhavale, Chief Technical Officer, Sify Technologies Limited
Gyan Sinha, Head - IT (Sugar & Power Business), Bajaj Group
Mahesh Trivedi, Sr. Executive Vice President, Data Center, NTT Global Data Centers and Cloud Infrastructure India
|17:45 PM||W.Media Awards|
|18:15 PM Onwards||Networking with Drinks|
|18:15 - 20:00 PM||Private Executive Briefing by Hilti*|
Adoption Vs Implementation of BIM - How Implementation of BIM from Design to Construction can Enhance Project Quality & Timelines!
Girish Kamath, Business Developer – Data Center Segment, India Hilti
*By Invitation Only
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