SEA Awards Summit 2021 (Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand)
Southeast Asia has seen some of the most dramatic and rapid developments in the cloud and IT industries over the past 18 months, and now is your chance to come together alongside top minds in the ASEAN region to discuss these transformations.
To continue our regional discussion, 14th October Awards Summit will dive deeper into Singaporean, Indonesian, and Thai digital industries. As part of our ongoing Awards Season, we will announce shortlisted candidates for the SEA Awards that has proven to be outstanding in terms of innovation, sustainability and leadership capabilities, while featuring those markets’ unique DC & Cloud development trends through presentations and discussions.
Singapore holds onto its title as the region’s premiere datacenter hub. 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. On the other hand, the rising star to be is Indonesia. 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). Making it an attractive market to enter. 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.
Join us as we dissect remarkable developments in a series exclusive of keynote presentations, panel discussions, and 1-on-1 interviews.
[SG] Keynote Presentation: Keeping your DC Reliable: Servicing & Maintenance Chang Cho, CEO, ONION Technology and ONION Software
[SG] Panel Discussion: Colo and Cloud Innovations for Enterprise Adoption
The panel will: -Address scalability of enterprise storage and network demands -Address cybersecurity concerns and SLAs -Discuss around as-a-Service model and tips on how enterprises can best manage their costs
Rafferty Uy, Senior Cloud Architect, Microsoft Technology Centre David Wang, Regional Information Security Manager (ASEAN), NS BlueScope
Moderator: Sabarinathan Sampath, Chief Strategy Officer, DHN (a venture of ZNet Technologies)
[SG] Case Study: The Future of DC Deployment from a Sustainable Approach Andy Ng, General Manager, Socomec
[SG] Panel Discussion: Re-thinking energy performance and operating costs in DCs
This Panel Will Review:
-The issue of energy consumption in Data Center
-The best practices and measurements to save the energy performance
-Touching upon the allocation of operation costs by implementing new measures
Andy Ng, General Manager, Socomec Tony Furst, Manager Applications Engineering,
Armstrong Fluid Technology Ka Vin Wong, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Data Center First
Moderator: James Rix, Associate Director, Arcadis UK
[ID] Panel Discussion: Preliminary Study of the Digital transformation on 5G and IoT in Indonesia
Mobile connectivity is a top-of-mind concern for countries trying to modernize, and the impact of 5G and IoT will extend well beyond telecommunications. The adoption of 5G technology has proven to be a critical facet of Indonesia’s growing digital economy, telcos have been reluctant in going all in, due to network ecosystem limitations and their prioritization of optimizing existing 4G networks. With connectivity spread unevenly across the archipelago, government agencies are seeking to build the 4G network out to remote villages before attempting to adopt new nationwide technologies. In this discussion, we will discuss the challenges to roll out 5G technologies in Indonesia and their potential impact on the digital economy.
Clement Goh, CEO, Southeast Asia, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres
[ID] Panel Discussion: The Boom of Hyperscale Data Centers in Indonesia
In this panel, we will discuss:
– The key locations for cloud zones in Indonesia
– The supply and demand projection and stability for infrastructure development
– The construction and deployment challenges and innovations
Anung Waskito, Chief Information Officer, Surya Semesta Internusa Group Hendra Suryakusuma, Chairman, Indonesia Data Centre Provider Organization
Moderator: Nishchal Khorana, Vice President & Global Program Leader (ICT), Frost & Sullivan
[TH] Panel Discussion: Succeeding in Digital Business – Interconnectivity Trends and Best Practices
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation journeys that businesses across the region were beginning to undergo. Enterprises are enhancing their interconnectivity capacity in order to compete in an increasingly digital economy, finding innovative ways to connect with their customers and partners to gain a competitive advantage in an increasingly remote and dispersed environment. Find out from our panel of experts on how they cope with the increasing network demands and future-proof their connectivity strategies.
Dennis Trawnitschek, Asia-Pacific Digital Banking Leader, Pwc Geetha Gopal, Head of Infrastructure Projects Delivery and Digital Transformation, Panasonic Asia Pacific
[TH] Interview: Cloud Computing Trends in Thailand and the Impact on Data Centers Growth
Tawan Jithavech employs his expertise in high-impact consulting and thorough knowledge in Fintech technologies to advance KBANK – Thailand’s second-largest bank, in their digital transformation journey. Hear from Tawan, as he shares an overview of the recent trends that are driving the datacenter growth in Thailand, such as Cloud Computing, the boom of data center investments, Green IT, talent growth, policies and more.
Tawan Jithavech, Chief Technology Officer, KASIKORN Business-Technology Group