Digital Week 2021: South Asia – Sri Lanka Edition

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DIGITAL WEEK SOUTH ASIA: SRI LANKA EVENT BRIEF

The developments happening in Sri Lanka. 

  • Research and Markets forecast that Sri Lanka’s IT market will be back to growth in 2021. In 2020 Sri Lanka telecom opened up the National Data Center a purpose built tier 3 data center with a capacity of 500 racks located near the capital city Colombo. 
  • Sri Lanka Government has implemented the National Cloud and Data Centre infrastructure to accelerate the digital transformation, established Local Government Network (LGN) project which integrates all the government establishments in the country for effective communications.
  • Sri Lanka is located in an advanced strategic location compared to other countries and is also the gateway to communications and submarine networks for the Asia region. Sri Lankan enterprises are also going forward for adoption of best in break cloud technology for their business needs. 

However although there are great developments happening in the tech space there are still challenges that enterprises are facing in Sri Lanka including

  •   Lack of Cyber tech Adaptation & tech know how shortage
  • Lack of knowledge on cloud concepts and benefits  vs trade offs
  •   Infrastructure & investment issues for development, Sri Lanka is expected to receive significant investments of Data center and cloud security

As a tech enthusiast In order to make sure you are well versed with these updates & challenges W.media has created the largest platform for Sri Lanka’s tech enthusiasts to join together and get insights from the top experts from across the world.

Welcome to W.Media’s Digital Week South Asia – Sri Lanka edition starting from the 29th of April.

Agenda for South Asia Digital Week - Sri Lanka Edition

Time Slot (GMT+5:30) Topic
10:00 AM Keynote Address from the Gov of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka as the Asian Digital Tiger – Key cloud & data center trends

Learn about the new policies and initiatives for fast forwarding Digital Transformation and taking Sri Lanka to the forefront as we see growth in data center Government Digital initiatives and Digital Payments. We have seen an increase in demand for multi-tenant data centers and also with captive data data centers in the banking sector.

Speaker: –

Mahindra B Herath, CEO, ICTA

10:20 AM Power Panel Session

Making Data Center’s the focus for Sri Lanka – Key needs of the hour

Sri Lanka is strategically located and has the resources to be the leader in tech from Asia. However it’s not yet at the top and the million dollar question is how do we take Sri Lanka to the top of Cloud, Data Center and Cyber security market?

A) What does Sri Lanka need to leapfrog in the Digital Economy?
B) With such a strategic location why has it not already been at the forefront?
C) What is missing?
D) The type of Infra and Investment it needs to advance further?
E) Are modular data centers the need of the hour in Sri Lanka?

Moderator: –

Savithri Rodrigo, Founder, Stratyx Promotions & Media Concepts (Pvt) Limited & Stratyx Write (Pvt) Limited

Panelists: –

Rajendra Theagarajah, Non Executive Chairman, Digital Reality ( A Dialog Axiata & Orion Smart City JV)

Marco Brandstaetter, Regional Director Middle East and South Asia, DE-CIX

Navin Pieris Vice President – Enterprise Business and Large Enterprise Sales, Dialog Enterprise

11:00 AM Presentation Session

Role of automation in prevention and corrective role of Data Center

Sri Lanka got its first Tier 3 certified data center 2 years back. However the big question is what’s next? Learn through this session on What is the role you see for Data Center automation which will prevent abnormal incidents in the Data center and drive efficiency?

11:10 AM Power Panel Session

How to overcome the absence of benchmarks and business need to go with green data centers in Sri Lanka

Green data centers is not just a buzzword in developing countries like Sri Lanka anymore. It’s a priority as Sri Lanka is located in a highly strategic area it already has the tolls but lacks the expertise, an example to follow and most importantly CEO’s still do not feel the business need for investing in green data centers while data center managers have been urging for this change since long.

Moderator: – 

Lakmal Embuldeniya, Assistant General Manager, Tech One Global

Panelists: –

Hessam Saifi, Managing Director, DC PRO BV

Dinesh Wickremanayake, MD & Sri Lanka Location Head, WNS Global Services

Dr. Harshana Jayashantha De Silva, Manager – Data Center, KBSL information technologies ltd

Amal Kaluarachchi, Consultant – Data Center Services, Dialog Axiata PLC

11:50 AM Power Panel Session

Unbolting Sri Lanka’s Digital transformation opportunity

There are real growth opportunities for organizations in Sri Lanka who are ready to follow a digital transformation process.  Despite the blistering pace of global technological change, many emerging economies such as Sri Lanka and it’s enterprises have not yet started their digital revolution. If this continues then it will ramp up competition, disrupt industries and will force companies out of business. So in order to fast track the digital transformation process enterprises in Sri Lanka will have to look at the opportunities, challenges and technological resources available to save their business.


Moderator: –

Rohan Mahakelam, Associate Manager – Delivery (Project and Program Management), Virtusa

Panelists: –

Eranga Perera, Head of IT, Jubilant food works Lanka Pvt Ltd

Zaheer Meeran, Head of Information Technology, Habib Bank Limited

Dr. Samila Fernando, Managing Director, Fastrupee Pvt Ltd

12:30 PM Power Panel Session

Why the importance of Enterprise cybersecurity should never be misjudged in Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka 53% tech leaders say it is likely their enterprise will experience a cyberattack in the next 12 months and 62% say their cybersecurity teams are understaffed. In the midst of COVID-19—in which 92 percent of IT audit and security professionals say cybercrime is increasing—data and information are critical, including data about cybersecurity performance: This panel session will help you learn on what does and does not work, how and where improvements can be made, and what peers are doing in their enterprises.

Moderator: – 

Sujit Christy, Group CISO, John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka

Panelists: –

Roshan Razik, Head of Technology Ops and IT Security, Pearson Lanka

Commander (Rtd.) WASN Ananda, Chief Information Security Engineer, CERT – Sri Lanka

PS Reddy, EVP & Group CTO, Startek

Sunari Dandeniya, Chief Information Security Officer, Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC

01:10 PM Closing Remarks
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India Cloud & Datacenter Convention (Mumbai) 2021

Event Summary

The need for powerful cloud services and resilient data centers in India is growing exponentially. Data consumption and generation has reached the unprecedented level of half, and country’s need for reliable data infrastructure accelerates every day.
This demand has caught the ear of global tech giants; India’s directive for data localisation has influenced expansion plans by the likes of AWS, Airtel, Oracle, Google and Jio in partnership with Microsoft Azure.
It is with no doubt this demand will continue to increase, driven by surges in cloud adoption, digital transformation and social media usage, as well as new Industry 4.0 technologies like 5G, AI and the Internet of Things. As a result, the India data center market has a forecasted value of US$3.2 billion by 2024.
Want to know what the future of the cloud will be in India? We’ll bring you expert insight on how these industries can maximise efficiencies without sacrificing on reliability. Join more that 750+ IT professionals at W.Media’s Cloud & Data Center Convention to be part of the conversation.

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Location

Mumbai

Date
November 2021

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

India Cloud & Datacenter Convention (Chennai) 2021

Event Summary

The need for powerful cloud services and resilient data centers in India is growing exponentially. Data consumption and generation has reached the unprecedented level of half, and country’s need for reliable data infrastructure accelerates every day.
This demand has caught the ear of global tech giants; India’s directive for data localisation has influenced expansion plans by the likes of AWS, Airtel, Oracle, Google and Jio in partnership with Microsoft Azure.
It is with no doubt this demand will continue to increase, driven by surges in cloud adoption, digital transformation and social media usage, as well as new Industry 4.0 technologies like 5G, AI and the Internet of Things. As a result, the India data center market has a forecasted value of US$3.2 billion by 2024.
Want to know what the future of the cloud will be in India? We’ll bring you expert insight on how these industries can maximise efficiencies without sacrificing on reliability. Join more that 750+ IT professionals at W.Media’s Cloud & Data Center Convention to be part of the conversation.

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Location

Chennai

Date
September 2021

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Digital Week 2021: South Asia – India Edition

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DIGITAL WEEK SOUTH ASIA INDIA

EVENT BRIEF

The tech developments happening in India: –

  • Research and Markets forecast that India’s data center market would achieve a value of $4billion by 2024.
  • Research studies done during the last 5 years indicate that Indian businesses are willing to spend over 36% of their IT costs on public cloud services due to its business flexibility and low costs
  • Researches have further predicted that by 2027, over 900 million Indians will have a digital presence and coupling it with the unscrupulous use of personal data and information by service providers, it is vital to implement stringent cybersecurity laws and technology.

The combined compounding rate of the digital market in India is higher than that of the Asia Pacific region. With this we can say that India is the future for Data Center & Cloud for Asia & for tech organizations who have or are yet to enter this diversified market.

As a tech enthusiast In order to make sure you are well versed with these updates W.media has created the largest platform for South Asian tech enthusiasts to join together and get insights from the top experts from across the world.

Welcome to W.Media’s Digital Week South Asia – India edition starting from the 28th of April covering India & also other countries like Bangladesh and Sri Lanka from 29th April.

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Time Slot (GMT+5:30) Topic
10:00 AM Welcome Address By W.Media
10:05 AM Power Panel Session

How the Indian Data Center market will look by 2025 – Challenges & Outlook 

The data center growth in India is currently exceeding the annual growth rate of American and European data center market. There are yet many cloud computing companies who have not yet made their entry in India, so this says that the data center market in India is bright. However the question is how do we reach there and what would the data center market in India by 2025 look like.

Moderator: –

Jabez Tan, Head of Research, Structure Research

Panelists: –

Pankaj Agrawal, Partner, Capitel

Nigel Clarkson, Co – Founder and Head of Property, Stratus DC

Sumit Mukhija, CEO, STT GDC India

Kamal Nath, CEO, Sify Technologies

Darren Hawkins, CEO & Founder, SPACE DC

Sanjay Bhutani, Senior Vice President , AdaniConnneX

10:45 AM Keynote Address from the Gov of India

5G and Edge – India’s next trillion dollar opportunity

India’s next trillion dollar digital opportunity is 5G and Edge computing.  Currently 5G & Edge are thought to be trends to benefit connectivity for mobile technologies. However it is more than that, 5G and Edge is the technology that can change the way enterprises in India can operate mission critical functions with zero latency data processing, efficiency and computing power. This keynote will deliver insights on how 5G and Edge can affect technology investments as well  industry  infrastructure, manufacturing units, smart cities and harbors, automation, government and public infrastructure.

11:00 AM Power Panel Session

What is driving demand of data centers in India – Internal or outsourcing

The data center growth in India is expected to grow by 4% during the 2019- 2015 cycle. While business in India is adopting hybrid cloud systems at a growing rate. The main question is whether internal growth in business or outsourcing of IT systems in India is growing the demand for data centers.

Moderator: –

NK Singh, Founder & CEO, Data Center Guru

Panelists: –

Vinod Nair, Service Head of Data Centre Ops, HDFC Ergo

Dhaval Pandya, Corporate CIO, Piramal Enterprises Limited

Suppan SaraSaravanamuthu, Director of Operations – APAC, Iron Mountain Data Centers

11:40 AM Presentation Session

Data Center Of The Future

Today’s world are complex, uncertain and data center is the heard to drive all the digitation across the world. This need a holistic approach when we look out for Data Center Design not only looking at our current requirement but how it will be sustainable in the future. Schneider Electric’s Data center of the future vision has four vectors: Sustainability to meet business needs responsibly;  Efficiency to optimize cost, speed, space, and capital; Adaptability to be designed for new technologies; and Resiliency to reduce vulnerability to unplanned downtime. Please attend our session to know more about it.

Speaker: –

Ankesh Kumar, GM – Marketing, Schneider Electric 

11:50 AM Presentation Session

Ask the expert: – Managing Data Center Infrastructure Challenges

This session will discuss data center infrastructure management trends from the field based on the trends and ongoing challenges that enterprise data centers around the world incur on a daily basis.

Topics for this session will include:

  • What really makes a well-run data center
  • The changes we are seeing in the industry
  • What Tier level do I need for my data centers?
  • What can you tell us about the typical issues we see?
  • What are the challenges ahead for data centers?
12:00 PM Power Panel Session

Cloud Computing priorities & outlook for new decade

The IT environments for organizations in India are becoming more complex with multiple public clouds, private clouds, and traditional systems needing to be interconnected, integrated, and collectively managed. Most of Indian organizations are clustered around early stages of cloud maturity and find it challenging to move ahead in the adoption curve. As Indian organizations move towards a cloud-first strategy, enterprises will now have to decide on the cloud priorities and how they see the use of cloud for challenges of the next decade.

Moderator: –

Gaurav Khera, Director – Digital and Technology Advisor, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Panelists: –

Mohit Kapoor, Group CTO, Mahindra Group

Mayuresh Purandare, Head – IT Infra & Cyber Sec, Marico Ltd


Rohit Chatter, CTO, Inmobi


Dave McCrory, VP of Growth, Global Head of Insights & Analytics, Digital Realty

Manish Gaur, Head of IT, Patanjali Ayurved

12:40 PM Presentation Session

Why hyperscale data center are here to stay in India

India’s Data Centre market has a significant headroom for growth compared to other mature markets. A key driver is consumer demand for app-based and OTT services running on the cloud. These specialized data centers are different from the regular data centers and more challenging to build, especially in areas where real estate and power are scarce or expensive. This session will take you through the essential, challenges and benefits of hyperscale data center establishment in India.

12:50 PM Power Panel Session

Accelerating Data Center sustainability to the forefront with new age power & cooling Technologies

In the dynamic, fast-paced data center industry, a passion for change is essential. Enhanced data center cooling system reliability, with best-in-class cooling control technology is now demand of the hour and this session will share insights on recent trends, mechanisms and how to overcome challenges.

Moderator: –

Venkatesh G, Deputy Editor, W.media

Panelists: –

Kevin Kant, CEO, Critical Facilities Efficiency Solutions

Marcel Jacobs, Managing Director, Circl8


N.K.Jain, Founder, N.K. Jain Consulting Engineers


Sudhanshu Datt, Sector Lead – DC & Mission Critical Infra, AECOM

Venkataraman Swaminathan, VP & Country GM Secure Power Division INDIA & SAARC, Schneider Electric

01:30 PM Networking Break
02:00 PM Power Panel Session

How digital transformation in the right way can refresh your business

If your organization is busier than ever “digitizing,” you’re not alone. Digital efforts have been proliferating for years as companies strive to catch up with technological innovation. However, this accelerated wave must not be confused with the real business transformation needed for success in the digital age. The former is mostly about enabling business as usual and “staying in the game,” while the latter is about building real, long-term competitive advantage to succeed and that’s what this session is all about.

Moderator: –

Shalil Gupta, Chief Business Officer, Mosaic Digital

Panelists: –

Eric Vas, President – Electric Vehicles, Bajaj Auto Ltd

Anindya Karmakar, Head – Digital Transformation, Aditya Birla Capital

Rajat Teotia, CTO, Junglee Games

Ankur Arora, Director & Head – Digital & Innovation, Sodexo India

Arvind Sekar,  Lead- Partner Sales Engineer, Freshworks

02:40 PM Power Panel Session

Creating a highly efficient Data center for the future with 5G, Edge Computing and Next gen Infrastructure Management

In a hyper connected world no enterprise would like to use a Data Center with efficiency & infrastructure issues. The demand is growing for an enterprise Data Center which can push network and data center processing to the edge. This session will discuss how organizations can overcome Data Center Infrastructure, efficiency issues in a hyper connected world where speed is the new demand with the help of next gen Infrastructure & technology so that Data Center & Operation heads can stay ahead in the race.

Panelists: –

Kamlesh Harchandani, Head – DC Designs and Development, CapitaLand

Vikram Tiwathia, Deputy Director General, COAI

Sanjay Bhutani, Senior Vice President , AdaniConnneX

Manish Israni, EVP & CIO, Yotta Infrastructure 

03:20 PM Power Panel Session

Dealing with cloud migration challenges

Cloud migration can be an extremely daunting task for enterprises especially with vendor lock – in issues, migration of critical workloads or legacy applications. This session will bring together experts to discuss their experiences and how they went about successfully migrating their business applications from on-prem to cloud, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.

Moderator: –

Arun Gupta, Technology Advisor, Shelby Hospitals

Panelists: –

Shobhana Lele, CIO, The Bombay Dyeing Manufacturing Company Limited

Atanu Pramanic, CIO, Hindalco Industries

Arivuvel Ramu, CTO, Tonik Bank

04:00 PM Dialogue Session

How cloud will decide the future of India’s banking & financial sector for 2021

The earlier reluctance to move core activities to the cloud has softened. Many banks are putting strategies in place to migrate their core services such as consumer payments, credit scoring, wealth management, and risk analysis to the cloud. However the role of cloud in enhancing the financial services sector is not over yet. Join us for our dialogue session and learn the future of cloud for India’s BFSI sector.

Moderator: –

Sanjeev Assudani, Head – Delivery and Practice Lead – Cloud, Wipro Limited

Panelists: –

Anil Sinha, CTO, Early Salary

Pinkes Ambvat, CIO & IT Director, CRIF India

04:30 PM Closing Remarks
Time Slot (GMT+5:30) Topic
10:00 AM Welcome Address By W.Media
10:05 AM Power panel session

Assessing enterprise cyber resilience – Why cyber security matters?

Enterprise cybersecurity is not only the biggest elephant in the room, It’s the biggest elephant in the digital world. In 2020 the losses due to cybersecurity have been in trillions which is more than the GDP of half of the countries in the world. Data and technology is exploding in India. This session will focus on why endpoint security becomes absolutely essential for your enterprise. What are the advanced endpoint security tools that can enable enterprises to prevent and manage security threats?

Moderator: –

Dr. Burzin Bharucha, Advisor, EY

Panelists: –

Bharat Panchal, CRO – India, Middle East & Africa, FIS

Gary Brantley, CTO, Beazer Homes


Naseem Halder, CISO, ACKO General Insurance


Deepak Talwar, National Security Officer, Microsoft

Pawan Chawla, CISO, Future Generali Life Insurance

10:45 AM Keynote Address from the Gov of India

The current cyber security policy in India and what needs to change to manage the decade’s security challenges? 

The current cybersecurity policy was established in 2013 with a vision to build secure and resilient cyberspace for citizens, businesses and the government. Anticipating the boom in the IT industry and the resulting need of a cyberspace policy, the document was published with a mission to protect information and information structures, prevent and respond to cyber threats, and minimize the damage from cyber incidents. However with recent years going away the threats have multiplied. This discussion will share insights on the new requirements for cyber tech space in India.

Speakers: –

Khushbu Jain, Advocate, Supreme Court of India

Brijesh Singh, Inspector General of Police, Government of Maharashtra

11:00 AM Power Panel session

How Digitization is affecting the flow of opportunities & Funding in India

The digital market in India is going to grow by more than 30% by 2025.Foreign entities are now investing in India as the country rises to the forefront of the technology landscape in Asia. However these figures are possible to reach only through help from internal and external investments. Learn from top experts on how the favorable digital climate in India is attracting investments from within and outside India.

Moderator: – 

Vikram Upadhyaya, Founder, GHV Accelerator

Panelists: –

Amit Kumar, CEO, OLX Autos India

Vineeta Hariharan, Chief – External Projects, Ministry of Small, Micro and Medium Industries – Gov India


Deepak Sharma, President and Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Shweta Rajpal Kohli, Director and Head of Public Policy – India and SEA, Sequoia India

11:40 AM Presentation Session

Enhancing Security and Optimizing Your Cloud Infrastructure

As technology and business success grow more embraced, IT leaders must strive to address issues including the complexity of hybrid environments, cybersecurity threats, increasing availability and performance while managing support and cost. Join us to learn how to enhance the security and optimize your cloud infrastructure using the same Linux to power your “on-prem cloud” or “public cloud”.

Speaker: –

Deepak Singh, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle

11:50 AM Power Panel Session

Talent, Skills & Next gen technologies – Is your workforce ready to manage the threats & create resilience


Although technology has advanced. Upskilling the workforce with essential skills is a major challenge. Learn more about how technology leaders can work together on filling this gap.

Moderator: – 

Khushbu Jain. Advocate Supreme Court of India

Panelists: –

Vinit Sinha, Director – Cybersecurity SME, Mastercard

Ajay Bakshi, Global Transformation Head, Xerox


Samir Khare, CIO & CDO, FMB Capital Holdings PLC


Sharad Kumar Agarwal, CDIO, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd


R. Ramamoorthy, Head – IT & IS, TTK Prestige

12:30 PM Power Panel Session

Securing your cloud environment – What are the challenges and how to overcome them. 

With cloud computing becoming a necessary business strategy for enterprises today, cloud security has become indispensable. However, having the same approach that we have towards cybersecurity for an on-prem facility cannot be lifted and shifted to a cloud environment. So what are the different challenges and approaches to ensuring cyber security in the cloud environment.

Moderator: – 

Sujit Christy, Group CISO, John Keells Holdings PLC, Sri Lanka

Panelists: –

Jayram Ramesh, Head – Cyber Security, AIA

Sakshi Vidur, Head – Cyber Security, Yum Brands


Dr. Yask, CISO, Indian Oil Corporation


Shashank Bajpai, CISO, ECGC India


Deepak Singh, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle

01:10 PM Closing Remarks
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Digital Week 2021: Singapore

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DIGITAL WEEK SEA: SINGAPORE

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The rise of Singapore in the Cloud Computing, and Datacenter sphere is remarkable, and startlingly impressive for a nation with limited space. Its position as a mature datacenter hub both lends it industry credibility, but at the same time motivates regional counterparts to emerge as market contenders. To that end, Indonesia, and Malaysia have emerged as the most formidable Cloud Computing and Datacenter competitors. Having led the industry in APAC for over a decade, the market is pivoting towards efficiency and sustainability. Its reliable power grid, coupled with skilled personnel have proved to be overwhelmingly attractive against space scarcity concerns.

As new entrants establish their presence in Singapore, they have innovated to adapt to the unique features of the market landscape. The tight regulatory structure in Singapore is fueled in part by the design inefficiencies inherent to the architecture. But these restrictions have bread ingenuity, and Singapore’s seen a massive leap in sustainable design among key industry players. Singapore’s immense amount of digital infrastructure and economic position in the region has also created an ecosystem for Fintech companies to flourish, along with other industries working to pioneer cloud technologies.

This session will highlight the remarkable innovation taking place in the Lion City, along with all the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in 2021 and beyond.

The Digital Week Singapore Session will take place 25 February 2021 from 9AM – 12PM.  Request Sponsorship or Speaker details below to get involved!

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Inside South Asia – Cloud Hosting. Which is Right for You?

Event Summary

Hosting websites and applications on the cloud is becoming a popular choice for businesses. But is it right for you?

Unlike traditional web hosting methods of storing a website or app on a single data center server, cloud hosting spreads the data across multiple connected servers.

Cloud hosting is said to offer greater flexibility and speed in scalability as well as reliable uptime to keep your services live even if a server goes down.

The demand for cloud hosting is likely to continue, particularly from large enterprises who cater to huge customer bases that process growing data loads and experience large traffic surges.

However, with the array of cloud hosting subscription models and with greater choice in the type of cloud hosting providers, beyond AWS, Google Cloud and Azure, how can you know which options are truly worth considering?

We will have the answers at our next Inside South Asia event on 3rd March 2021. Register now to join industry experts and peers to discover if cloud hosting is right for you!

Agenda - 3rd March 2021

14:00 [Showtime] Chairman Welcome Address
Host, W.Media
14:05 [Thought Leadership] Selecting the right cloud service provider
This session will discuss the key considerations for selecting the right cloud provider for your business.
14:15 [Thought Leadership] Preparing for successful multi-cloud deployment
Enterprises looking to rapidly scale up and enhance agility opt for multi – cloud deployment as it helps avoid single points of failure and tackle vendor lock -in and downtime issues. However, not all cloud environments are equal and it is imperative for enterprises to work on a multi-cloud deployment strategy that delivers operational and cost efficiency. How can this be done? What are the factors that need to be considered before adopting a multi-cloud environment?
14:25 [Panel Discussion] Dealing with cloud migration challenges
Cloud migration can be an extremely daunting task for enterprises especially with vendor lock – in issues, migration of critical workloads or legacy applications. This session will bring together experts to discuss their experiences and how they went about successfully migrating their business applications from on-prem to cloud, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.
14:55 Q&A Session
15:00 Chairman Closing Address
Host, W.Media

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•Senior executives: Head of IT Operations, Head of Digital Transformation, Head of AI, Head of Engineering, Head of Architecture, Heads of datacenters, Head of IT Automation
•Web Developers, App Developers, Cloud Engineers, ISPs, DevOps management
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India Cloud & Datacenter Convention (Bangalore) 2021

Event Summary

The need for powerful cloud services and resilient data centers in India is growing exponentially. Data consumption and generation has reached the unprecedented level of half, and country’s need for reliable data infrastructure accelerates every day.

This demand has caught the ear of global tech giants; India’s directive for data localisation has influenced expansion plans by the likes of AWS, Airtel, Oracle, Google and Jio in partnership with Microsoft Azure. 

It is with no doubt this demand will continue to increase, driven by surges in cloud adoption, digital transformation and social media usage, as well as new Industry 4.0 technologies like 5G, AI and the Internet of Things. As a result, the India data center market has a forecasted value of US$3.2 billion by 2024.

Want to know what the future of the cloud will be in India? We’ll bring you expert insight on how these industries can maximise efficiencies without sacrificing on reliability. Join more that 750+ IT professionals at W.Media’s Cloud & Data Center Convention to be part of the conversation.

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Bangalore

Who Should attend?

  • C-level – CIO, CTO, CISO & CDO
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners
  • Head of Cloud Technologies
  • Vice President – Information Technology
  • Data Architect

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Japan Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

Japan was an early adopter of digital infrastructure and has been a leading voice in discussions championing digital transformation in circles as high up as the UN G20. But what does the state of their digital economy look like on the ground?

By many accounts, Japan performs well above its APAC neighbors–it has the second highest region share in fibre connections and currently half of all businesses use cloud computing. But,

as was the case with many countries, the pandemic revealed weaknesses in their connectivity that they’re being quick to address.

Japan’s digitalisation is decidedly uneven. Transmission speeds are high but so are costs. Sectors like eCommerce have been able to thrive due to the quick adoption of cloud technology, and yet only 7.5% of government administrative procedures can be done entirely online.

In the last few months, Japan announced a “Digital New Deal” to upgrade the capabilities of their governmental agencies and public services. This initiative would increase investment in the pillars of fintech, AI, infrastructure, logistics, and healthcare, providing an economic stimulus domestically while setting out a blueprint for digital transformation that countries around the world could follow.

On the data center front, however, the country continues to attract investment from big names in colocation, such as Equinix, MC Digital Realty, NEC, NTT, and AT TOKYO, thanks in part to the Internet Initiative Japan instated last year. Japan is expected to see 11% year on year revenue growth in their data center market. Submarine connectivity between Japan-Guam-Australia, and the addition of another cable running throughout South-East Asia, demonstrate Japan’s commitment to and sophistication of its connectivity initiatives.

What work is there still to be done to realise Japan’s full digital potential? Join us at W.Media’s Cloud & Data Center Convention to find out!

Agenda

Full Agenda & Speaker Details Coming Soon.

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Location

Japan
Location: TBC

Date
September / October 2021
Time
8am – 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Vietnam Cloud & Datacenter Convention (Hanoi) 2021

Event Summary

Vietnam is the fastest-growing digital economy in Asia Pacific at a rate of 38% per year. The country is making efforts to push up digital transformation as a key strategy to boost the national economy. As a result, its digital sector is expected to contribute 30% to Vietnam’s economy by 2030. 

Vietnam’s digital economy in 2019 was valued at $12 billion, making up 5% of the nation’s GDP, or four times higher than 2015. The figure is predicted to reach $43 billion by 2025, with the fields of e-commerce, e-tourism, e-communication and e-hailing leading the way. Will Vietnam’s economy speed up to rank 1st in Southeast Asia?

How can Government and businesses drive this digital evolution? What are the challenges and how can we overcome these? Will the Vietnam dragons be unleashed after this pandemic?

Register now for Our Hanoi Cloud & Data Center Convention coming December 2021 to join 500+ IT professionals and find out what’s in store for Vietnam’s digital future.

Agenda

Full Agenda & Speaker Details Coming Soon.

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Location

Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: TBC

Date
September 2021
Time
8am to 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Event Speakers:

Sponsors

Supporting Partners

Taiwan Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

The explosive momentum that the Taiwanese cloud market saw up in 2021 is expected to continue well into 2022, spurred on by the digitalisation demands of COVID-19. 

Taipei has emerged as the epicenter of this rapid digital expansion–implementing plans to construct  a 5G network and additional data centers within city limits. But the nation is also looking elsewhere, pursuing both domestic and international investments to maintain their competitiveness in the region. Google, for instance, recently selected the central city of Douliu as the site to begin construction of their third data center in Taiwan.

But while some of Asia’s emerging economies like Indonesia and Thailand are making great strides in the cloud market, corporations still prefer mature economies that can provide them with a strong power network and more reliable uptime. Because multiple deep-sea cables between the USA and Asia pass through Taiwan, the island also provides a geographic advantage to the American tech giants. Recent multinational agreements with western nations have cemented Taiwan as an essential partner in the rollout of 5G networks in the APAC region. 

On the state level, Taiwan is investing in bolstering five IT sectors: technology and digital, national defense, green energy, renewable energy, and biotech. Specifically, this involves such initiatives as recruiting 80 cyber security officials to establish a national team or creating another “Asian Silicon Valley” comparable to Hsinchu Science Park. 

How will these state-level actions impact the private sector? Digitalisation in Taiwan has the potential to impact all aspects of life, from healthcare to city planning. This event will focus on the most compelling trends in the cloud computing and data center industries in Taiwan. Tune in to find out more!

Agenda

(GMT+8) Agenda

Location

WMedia Pte. Ltd.
6 Raffles Boulevard,
#03-308 Marina Square,
Singapore 039594

Date
20 October 2021
Time
8am to 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Event Speakers:

Sponsors

Supporting Partners

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Thailand Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

Thailand’s cloud and data center market could be on the verge of greatness. As the second-largest economy in ASEAN continues to improve its international connectivity, multinational companies are eyeing it for investment. But as these improvements are made and more of the population goes online, broadband quality and energy sustainability become increasingly pressing challenges for the market to overcome. 

With 61% of Thailand’s gross domestic product expected to be digitalised by 2022, and 95% of the population with broadband access by 2023, this market is quickly becoming one of the most interesting case studies in the region. 

What is in store for Thailand’s cloud and data center industries?

This November, join the W.Media team and hundreds of IT Professionals for our Annual Cloud & Data Center Convention to find out how you can be a part of the country’s digital future. 

Agenda

Full Speaker & Agenda Details coming soon.

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Location

Bangkok, Thailand
Location: TBC

Date
11 November 2021
Time
8am to 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

TH CDC 2019 Highlights

Sponsors

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Philippines Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

In the Philippines, the relationship between the Telco industry and Cloud Computing is symbiotic. The Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, and Datacenter landscape is intensifying with new entrants keen to establish their foothold in the market. Market optimism is at an all-time high, a signal that the Cloud ecosystem is on the precipice of accelerated growth.

The rising middle-class coupled with a local internet population of close to 70 million users indicates lasting growth in the Cloud sector. Individuals in the Philippines spend an average of 10 hours online (Source: Hootsuite, and WeareSocial Digital 2019 report), topping the global average. The pivot towards high speed connectivity promises to maximize this usage gap. A mix of open-source IT design, and robust competition will rapidly address the discrepancy between usage and infrastructure.

The structural core of this explosive growth in Cloud Computing are the twin pillars of  Cybersecurity, and Business Continuity Plans. Latency and data breaches threaten to drown positive market sentiment. In recognition of Cloud’s  growing dominance, W.Media will be extending its Cloud and Datacenter Convention series to the Philippines.

Agenda

Full Agenda & Speaker Details Coming Soon.

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Location

Manila, Philippines
Location: TBC

Date
December 2021
Time
8am to 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Sponsors

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Indonesia Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

Indonesia’s position as the largest economy in Southeast Asia has fueled its rise in the Cloud Computing, and Data Center industry. Coupled with relatively low startup and operational costs, the country is rivaling traditional Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, and Data Center hubs. Data Centers in Jakarta alone are set to witness a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.8% in the years 2019-2024 , the highest for any city in Southeast Asia (Cushman & Wakefield Datacenter Report 2019). 

The central government’s decision to enact and relax Data Sovereignty Laws, has served as a framework for the industry at large. Strict data localization laws, once created a regulatory structure that drove demand. However, the subsequent move to ease legal restrictions, and the continued robust demand, has reassured the major players in the industry. Fears of a market crash were quickly allayed. This flexibility and willingness to evolve makes Indonesia distinct from many of its closest competitors.

What will Indonesia’s digital future hold? Join W.Media along with industry experts and changemakers at the W.Media Cloud and Data Center Convention to find out!

Agenda

Full Speaker & Agenda Details coming soon.

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Location

Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: TBD

Date
October 2021
Time
8am to 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Sponsor

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Singapore Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Singapore Cloud & Datacenter Show Returns this July 2021

The rise of Singapore in the Cloud Computing, and Datacenter sphere is remarkable, and startlingly impressive for a nation with limited space. Its position as a mature datacenter hub both lends it industry credibility, but at the same time motivates regional counterparts to emerge as market contenders. To that end, Indonesia, and Malaysia have emerged as the most formidable Cloud Computing and Datacenter competitors. Having led the industry in  APAC for over a decade, the market is pivoting towards efficiency and sustainability. Its reliable power grid, coupled with skilled personnel have proved to be overwhelmingly attractive against space scarcity concerns.

As new entrants establish their presence in Singapore, they’re pushed to adapt to the unique features of the market landscape. Singapore’s tight regulatory structure–fuelled by the design inefficiencies inherent to data center architecture–pushes providers to innovate sustainably. In the cloud computing sphere, though, Fintech is king, and the flexibility these cloud enterprises enjoy drives competition and ensures that only the very best stand out.

Will the Lion City continue to punch above its weight?

W. Media is gathering a whole suite of experts to share their local insights at our upcoming Singapore Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021. This event will offer a comprehensive look at developments on both the technology and business sides of these industries–from regional database management to fintech to 5G adoption.

Agenda & Speakers

Period Topic
8.00am Arrival Check-in (AM Group)
8.30am Tech Bench Presentations
9.00am Expo Walkthrough and Business Meetings
11.00am Guest-of-Honour Opening Address
  Keynote: Internet Platform Business Demand Forecast over the next 5 years
  Panel: Government Policies & Regulations Impacting Internet Platform Business & Infrastructure Expansion across Asia Pacific
  Keynote: Sustainability – The Cost-Benefit and Green Tax
1.00pm Arrival Check-in (PM Group)
2.00pm Expo Walkthrough and Business Meetings
4.00pm Guest-of-Honour Opening Address
  Keynote: 2019 – 2023 Growing Trends in Space, Power & Connectivity: Top 10 Enterprise Sectors in Singapore
  Panel: Key Event Failures and Learning Outcomes for Internet Data Center Operators in APAC
Period Topic
8.00am Arrival Check-in (AM Group)
8.30am Tech Bench Presentations
9.00am Expo Walkthrough and Business Meetings
11.00am Guest-of-Honour Opening Address
  Keynote: Public Sector Multi-Cloud Strategy – Journey through Digital Transformation and IT Policy for Cloud Adoption
  Keynote: Enterprise CXOs Top 10 Key Concerns with Digital Transformation
  Panel: Business Continuity Plan – The Trust Fall
1.00pm Arrival Check-in (PM Group)
2.00pm Expo Walkthrough and Business Meetings
4.00pm Guest-of-Honour Opening Address
  Keynote: Transforming Workplace Digital Infrastructure
  Panel: Securing and Detecting Lone Wolf Information Theft in Organisation

Location

Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Level 3, Singapore

Date
Thursday, 29th July 2021

Time
AM Group: 8am – 1pm
PM Group: 1pm – 6pm
*Due to limited capacity, participation is on-invite only

Who Should attend?

–  CEO, CIO, CTO, COO, CFO
– Head of Engineering/Facilities
– Head of IT/Networks
– Cloud & Infrastructure Engineers
– OTT Publishers
– IT/DC Procurement & Sourcing
– IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
– System Integrators

SG CDC 2019 Highlights

Sponsors

Supporting Partners

Korea Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

Korea’s digital ascendency has been a long time coming, but can it be sustained?

South Korea has some of the fastest local Internet speeds in the world and with almost 90% of the population having access, and also known as the global leading country with a prosperous digital future with its great IT infrastructure and its continuous innovations in 5G, IoT, AI, etc.

Recently, South Korea is seeing a sharp increase in data center investments from global tech giants and data centre providers, with even more expected from the mounting requirements brought by the demand for cloud services and mobile technology. 

South Korea is regarded as one of the top five leading data center revenue generators for APAC, which along with the other top generators, will deliver 32 billion dollars in revenue by 2023. Moreover, the size of the Korean cloud service market is also expected to exceed 3 trillion won in 2021 after exceeding $16.5 billion last year.

If you want to learn more about how domestic and international companies are taking advantage of Korea’s lucrative Cloud and Data Center market, join W.Media along with 300+ IT professionals as we dive in to all the current innovations and future trends you need to know!

Agenda

Full Speaker & Agenda Details coming soon.

Check back for updates!

Location

Seoul, South Korea
Venue to be Announced

Date
October 2021
Time
8am – 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

Sponsors

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

Key Industries

  • 5% Healthcare, Medical
    Tehnology & Pharma
  • 3% Logistics & Supply
    Chain Management
  • 3% Consumer Business &
    Professional Services
  • 2% Marine & Offshore
    Engineering
  • 2% Chemicals &
    Biotechnology

IT Products?
& Services
32%

Finance
& Banking
25%

  • 6% Emerging Business
  • 8% OTT Content, Media
  • 10% Gov, Cities,
    Infrastructure &
    Industrial Solutions
  • 2% Environment, Water,
    Energy & Clean Energy
  • 2% Aerospace & Precision
    Engineering & Electronics

Interest In

76%
Cloud

68%
Co-location

32%
Storage

48%
IT Strategy
& Leadership

38%
DC
Investment

Vietnam Cloud & Datacenter Convention (Ho Chi Minh) 2021

Ho Chi Minh City’s Cloud & Datacenter Convention
-Thriving on Secured Cloud

The dynamic startup scene in Vietnam is key in the nation’s accelerated growth in Cloud Computing, and Data Centers. The Vietnam’s MIC considers cloud computing platform a digital infrastructure for the development of digital government, economy, and society. The market is forecast to be worth US$ 500 million by 2025, he said, adding that this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed its growth by 40%.

Coupled with the central government’s focus on 5G connectivity, and national security concerns leading to data localization laws, the industry stands to undergo massive growth. Within the final months of 2020, all three major mobile carriers in Vietnam announced trials of commercial 5G services, placing Vietnam as one of the first countries in the world to roll out the latest generation of wireless technology, an advance expected to provide a strong boost to the digital economy. The latter’s effect was in some part, stemmed due to Indonesia’ example in enacting and adjusting data sovereignty laws, allowing for a working roadmap in dealing with national security measures.

With 70% of Vietnam’s population of 100 million, aged 35 and below, the industry for cloud computing service delivery models is set to expand significantly. Ho Chi Minh City particularly stands as the populous city in Vietnam, with a concentration of start-ups that makes it an extremely lucrative market for expansion. The status of Ho Chi Minh City as a new entrant ready to challenge the status quo with its reliance on self-sufficiency should be explored for the vast opportunities it offers. Considering the immense reverberations Vietnam sent out to Southeast Asia and beyond with its careful selection of 5G network partners, Cybersecurity as a holistic framework becomes pertinent. Industry leaders and new entrants can expect to be in the forefront of the latest developments in Southeast Asia’s rising giant.

Agenda

TIME PLENARY HALL
0800 Registration & Breakfast
0855 Chairman Welcome Address
0900 Guest of Honour Speech: Ho Chi Minh City – Bridging Start-Ups, Governmental Initiatives and Cloud
0915 Opening Debate: Connectivity and leaping ahead – Getting the 5G roll-out and Cybersecurity done right.
0945 Vietnam’s Datacenter & Cloud Markets Development Presentation
Sponsored by Viettel IDC
1030 Morning Coffee Break and Technology Bench Presentations in Expo Hall
1045 Case Study: Digital Transformation Considerations – culture, infrastructure, cybersecurity, IT resiliency in the new normal of COVID19
1130 Telco & Connectivity Presentation
12:00 Lunch and Technology Bench Presentations at Expo Hall
1330 Panel Discussion: Vietnam as a cloud computing gateway for the region
1400 Hybrid Cloud Presentation
1430 Panel: Data Centers for Vietnam’s ICT Industry – location, resiliency and quality
1500 Datacenter Presentation
1530 Leapfrogging ahead: Data Localization and its opportunities for growth in ICT sector
1600 Evening Drinks Reception at Expo Hall

Location

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Venue to be Announced

Date
Thursday, 17th June 2021

Time
8am – 4pm

Who Should attend?

– CEO, CIO, CTO, COO, CFO
– Head of Engineering/Facilities
– Head of IT/Networks
– Cloud & Infrastructure Engineers
– OTT Publishers
– IT/DC Procurement & Sourcing
– IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
– System Integrators

VN CDC 2019 Highlights

Sponsors

Innovations in Hybrid Cloud by Korean Enterprises (Korean Market Focused)

Event Summary

Are you prepared for Korea’s hybrid cloud future?

The interest for hybrid cloud, a solution that combines a private cloud with one or more public cloud services by Korean companies, is on the rise, as hybrid cloud is globally considered the most robust IT operation model.

Korean enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud at a significantly higher rate than average rate compared to the rest of the world, with 54% of organizations using these solutions by 2024.

Hybrid cloud is actively introduced to various industries in Korea. Apart from the domestic financial services sector, many industries choose hybrid cloud solutions for their seamless application mobility and data security for IT spending. 

In the rapidly changing and developing cloud market, Korean enterprises will need to establish appropriate strategies and environments to adapt quickly to the change.

Before implementing hybrid strategies and infrastructure, you may ask yourself:

-How effective is hybrid cloud?

-What kind of industries are suitable in adopting hybrid cloud?

-What are the technology trends and strategies emerging in the hybrid cloud market?

Please join cloud industry experts and fellow decision-makers to explore the innovation of hybrid cloud and get your answers.

KST Agenda
의제
1045 [Pre-Show] Introduction
[프리 쇼] 소개
1100 [Interview] Hybrid Cloud in the Korean market
[인터뷰] 국내 시장에서의 하이브리드 클라우드
1. Current Status of Cloud Adoption in South Korea
국내 클라우드의 도입 현황
2.Consumption Analysis inside the Korean Market
국내 클라우드 시장에서의 소비 분석
1110 [Show-Time] Chairman Welcome Address
[쇼타임] 의장의 환영사
1115 [Panel Discussion] Applying Hybrid Cloud in the Korean Market
[리더들의 토론] 국내 업계의  하이브리드 클라우드 적용 사례
1.Hybrid Cloud in the Finance Industry in Korea
국내 금융 산업의 하이브리드 클라우드
2.Hybrid Cloud in the E-commerce Industry in Korea
국내 전자 상거래의 하이브리드 클라우드
1130 [Interview] Korean Hybrid Cloud Trends and Strategies in 2020/2021
[인터뷰] 2020/2021 년 국내 하이브리드 클라우드의 트렌드와 전략
1.Application of new technologies- container and edge computing, etc.
신규 기술의 적용 – 컨테이너와 엣지 컴퓨팅 등
2.Hyperconverged infrastructure, HCI
하이퍼컨버지드 인프라
1140 [Panel Discussion] The Future of Hybrid Cloud in Korea
[리더들의 토론] 국내 하이브리드 클라우드의 미래
1.Future growth &  improvement of Korean hybrid cloud
국내 하이브리드 클라우드의 향후 발전 및 개선 방향
2.What is the perfect environment for developing hybrid clouds in Korea?
국내 하이브리드 클라우드 성장을 위한 최적 환경
1200 Chairman Summary & Session Adjourned
맺음말,  세션 휴회

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• C-level management: CEO, CIO, CTO, CFO, COO, CSO, CISO
• Senior executives: Head of Business, Head of Finance, Head of IT, Head of Digital Transformation, Head of Human Resource, Head of Operations
• End-users

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Sponsors

Malaysia Cloud & Datacenter Convention 2021

Event Summary

Malaysia stands at the very edge of maturing into a fully-fledged Cloud Computing hub. In Budget 2020, a total of MYR 21.6 bn was earmarked into the National Fiberisation & Connectivity Plan (NFCP). Put in place to accelerate the roll-out of 5G connectivity throughout Malaysia, the resulting high-speed access from NFCP, allows for a total evolution of how businesses exist in the digital sphere. 

At the very heart of the question of the rise in Cloud Technologies in Malaysia, is the market position that the country has its sights on.  

With its expansive terrain, and proximity to a relatively developed cloud computing hub such as Singapore, it has the potential to absolutely challenge mature markets. Recognising this yet to be maximised window of growth, global players like Alibaba have shrewdly and rapidly moved to set-up operations in Malaysia. The Malaysia Cloud and Datacenter Convention 2020 (MYCDC2020) is tailored precisely to the massive game-changing nature of 5G, and the reverberations it carries for all major players in Malaysia’s Cloud Ecosystem.

At W.Media’s Cloud and Data Center Convention, both industry leaders and new entrants alike can expect to be in the forefront on the debate of issues surrounding these rapidly transforming industries.

Agenda

Full Speaker & Agenda Details coming soon.

Check back for updates!

Location

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Venue: TBD

Date
September 2021
Time
8am – 5pm

Who Should attend?

  • C-level
  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Head of IT / Data Centers / Networks
  • IT / M&E Consultants & Engineers
  • System Integrators
  • Data Center Commissioners

MY CDC 2018 Highlights

Sponsors

Technology Showcase

Cloud Computing

Data Center Outsourcing

Data Center
Design &
Operations

Connectivity

Investment

Demographics

Who You Will Meet

74% Senior Management

19% Middle Management

7% Specialist

Projects

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Making cloud-first happen in Malaysia

Event Summary

You are invited to discover the tools and best practices with Oracle Malaysia in this VIP Executive Briefing. Register now to join industry friends and be part of the cloud-first future in Malaysia!

Adopting and migrating to cloud technologies is becoming a top priority for many organisations.

The Malaysian Government has been active in encouraging cloud adoption by creating a data exchange hub for ministries, plans for smart cities and a digital identity platform known as MyIdentity. As a result, the cloud computing market in the country is expected to be worth US$3.7 billion by 2024, growing at a rate of 13% per year.

Oracle Malaysia offers cloud infrastructure solutions enabling businesses to digitally transform and future proof their operations with autonomous databases, artificial intelligence and the industry’s first fully-managed, on-premises cloud region.

Secure your virtual seat now to find out how Oracle’s solutions can help you achieve business success on Tuesday 25 August.

Agenda - 25th August 2020

SGT/HKT Agenda
1100 Chairman Welcome Address and Introduction to Oracle
1105 The latest Oracle Cloud Infrastructure innovations
1125 Achieving a cloud-first future in Malaysia success story
1135 Utilising AI, Machine Learning and HPC for business optimisation
1145 Q+A
1155 Chairman’s Summary
1200  Session Adjourned

Registration for qualified participants is free in support of COVID-19 Work From Home.

Qualified Audience
This event is open to any technology strategists and business leaders who make up the technology purchasing and decision-making chains, including FSI, Telcos, Public Sector, CXO
*Registration is subject to approval and kindly contact our VIP concierge at rsvp@w.media to assist with registration.

Event Speakers:

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Ajay Kumar
Director, Solutions Engineering – APJ
BeyondTrust


Alvin Rodrigues
Field Chief Security Officer
InfoBlox


Leonard Ong
Region Information Security Officer, APAC
GE Healthcare


Raju Chellam
Hon Vice Chair of the Cloud & Data Chapter
SGTech