Cisco Expo back in South Africa in 2013
COMPUTING| Aug. 23, 2012, 1:49 p.m.
Cisco has announced that it will be hosting its premier customer and partner event, Cisco Expo South Africa, in Sun City from 3rd to 5th March 2013. Themed, ‘Built for the Human Network,’ Cisco® Expo South Africa 2013 will offer delegates a showcase of how the network can transform the way South Africans connect, communicate and collaborate as well as demonstrate how successfully Cisco’s network meets the needs of businesses to keep companies in South Africa highly competitive, protected and above all, able to cost-effectively embrace technology today and in the future.
The event will feature keynote presentations and breakout sessions delivered by global and regional Cisco executives and subject matter experts. It will also include Cisco Partner showcases and workshops focusing on critical 21st century technology trends such as collaboration, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), business video and data centre virtualisation.
The official sponsor will be Bytes Technology Group, a leading group of ICT companies that offer a multitude of products, technical skills, specialised services, support and state-of-the-art solutions to a broad spectrum of clients across business sectors throughout Africa.
Cisco Expo South Africa 2013 attendees will also experience the ‘World of Solutions’ showcase, which is an interactive exhibition area that includes product demonstrations from Cisco and its partners. Demos will range from simple connectivity to an intelligent platform that can dramatically improve productivity and collaboration for businesses, service providers and governments. The showcase will also provide a platform for sponsors and exhibitors to engage with attendees from across the continent.
From participants to visitors, delegates can expect to be able to network with senior management, network administrators, network architects and many others from mid-market and large enterprises in South Africa, local and central government and service providers – all of whom play a pivotal role in shaping the future of South Africa. This further underpins Cisco Expo’s role as a premier business and technology platform that unites talented Information and Communication Technology (ICT) professionals equipping them with the right ICT skills to help them thrive and compete in the ever changing global 21st century workforce.
Cisco Expo 2013 is a registration-only event. Those interested in attending Cisco Expo 2013 can register online by visiting: http://www.ciscoexpo.co.za.
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