ITI Africa this week

COMPUTING

|
Image: By BiztechAfrica
ITI Africa this week

The 2nd annual IT Infrastructure Africa Summit will take place from 12 to 13 July 2012 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa.

Hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events, the summit will focus on IT infrastructure challenges facing the African IT industry preventing enterprises within the continent from reaching international standards of first world nations.

The summit provides a unique business-to-business platform for IT executives and industry thought leaders to share experiences, network among industry peers and engage in interactive discussions with fellow senior executives, government officials, senior decision makers and international industry guest speakers. The summit will address today's top infrastructure and operations issues, and technological advancements impacting your enterprise with strategic guidance and actionable tactics.

Discover the most effective solutions in delivering IT projects and services that will enable business growth and innovation, while successfully leveraging existing resources and investments. Advance your goal of operational excellence and powerfully demonstrate the value of IT organisation to the enterprise. Attendees will actively engage in topical discussions addressing how IT infrastructure industry challenges can be overcome through effective innovation, productive alignment of business with technology, and the positive influence of active government participation.

The strategic event will feature internationally renowned guest speakers, industry topics and discussion points appropriate to Africa’s IT industry, and prompt debate among fellow industry peers through innovative and interactive workshops, best practise case studies and expert-led keynote sessions and presentations.

Guest speakers represent CIOs, government officials and IT industry leaders from all major industries; addressing industry topics including innovative tactics to best improve IT infrastructure and operations sectors, and future industry trends and technological advancements to effectively improve enterprise infrastructure.

Guest speakers include:

  • Matile Malimabe - CIO, Department of Science and Technology
  • Melody Fourie - Group IT Executive, Tiger Wheel & Tyre
  • Melanie Burke - CEO, MAB and Associates
  • Douglas Gelderbloem - Manager of ICT Infrastructure at the City of Cape Town    
  • Michael Twum-Darko Ph.D (UCT), MIAP, tssf - Independant IT Consultant 
  • Rael Lissoos - Director, VIKO 
  • Lloyd Jones - Executive Manager Projects for Eskom Group IT
  • Jenny McKinnell - Executive Director of the Cape IT Initiative
  • Darryl Thwaits - CIO, Tiger Brands
  • Abraham Mahlangu, Acting CIO, City of Johannesburg
  • Joseph Lebooa, Councillor, ICASA
  • Lemmy Chappie, CIO, Gauteng Department of Finance and GITOC Chairman
  • Malcom MacDonald, CIO, I-Net Bridge
  • Bulelani Didiza, CIO, Department of Transport
  • Ian du Preez, Senior Management Enterprise Architecture, Transet
  • Daniel Mashao, CTO – GM for critical solutions, SITA
  • Terry White, Research Director, CXO Advisor
  • Jasper Horrell, General Manager Science Computing and Innovation, SKA Project
  • Kiruben Pillay, CTO, Broadband Infraco
  • Aiden Baigrie, Head of Business Development, SEACOM
  • Karel Matthee, Research Project Director, CSIR Maraka Institute
  • Derrick Plank, Service Management Consultant, ClearSpace Consulting

The event offers a unique, interactive conference agenda, featuring interactive workshops, assisted business meetings, crucial industry networking and expert-led keynote sessions, focusing on meeting enterprise IT infrastructure needs while connecting senior IT executives.

For more information visit www.itinfrastructure.co.za 



Share the News

Get Daily Newsletter

comments powered by Disqus

MORE COMPUTING NEWS

Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa points to growing importance of digital business

Gartner's "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015" report identifies over 30 key technologies and describes how they will impact business performance during the next 10 years.  Read More

Rlg achieves NITDA certification

Rlg Nigeria has been awarded certification from the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) that will allow it to produce laptops and other ICT devices for government agencies. Read More

Botswana Innovation Hub Vendor Day

Botswana Innovation Hub will host the Innovation Vendor Day and Exhibition on Tuesday 18th August, 2015 at the Botswana Innovation Hub Science and Technology Park. Read More

Sixty students graduate from Samsung Engineering Academy

Sixty students this week became the third group to graduate from the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy in Nairobi.  Read More

MainOne’s Tier III Data Centre is first PCI DSS, ISO 27001 certified data centre in Nigeria

MainOne’s premier Tier III Data Centre, MDX-I, has become the first Tier III Data Centre operator in Nigeria to achieve both Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ISO 27001:2013 certifications.  Read More

ContinuitySA donates computers to school

ContinuitySA’s Botswana office has rescued the technical impasse that affected Masa Primary school in Gaborone’s phase two suburbs. This is the third such school to get the donation from the organisation and it’s partners in recent months.  Read More

Survey: business leaders see transformative technology as trigger for growth

Global business leaders expect their IT organizations to realize measurable business and competitive advantages from technology transformation reveals a new study from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, an international executive change advocacy group. Read More

Robust ERP platforms essential for African companies going global

As Africa’s mid-sized enterprises expand across the continent and other parts of the world, so should they look at putting in place enterprise resource planning (ERP) platforms that will allow them to seamlessly manage multiple legislative environments, currencies and languages, says Sage. Read More

CA Digital Transformation roadshow heads for Kenya

On Thursday 13th August, the CA Southern Africa Road Show will host an event focused on the battle for competitive advantage in the Application Economy at the Sankara Hotel in Nairobi. Read More

Downtime in retail costs millions

Retail businesses today need to ensure that their e-commerce platforms have reliable backup and recovery solutions behind them to avoid downtime and losses running into millions of dollars, says Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and SAARC, Veeam Software. Read More

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4Afrika

FEATURED STORY

Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions

Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.

IN DEPTH

High tech homes: Just press playHigh tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.