South Africa

South Africa is the economic powerhouse of the African
continent, comprising 25% of the entire GDP of the continent and can be seen as
one of the most sophisticated and promising emerging markets globally. Its
telecom sector boasts the continent’s most advanced networks in terms of technology
deployed and services provided making South Africa the most developed market
for data centers and cloud computing on the continent. The data center
development is being assisted by the introduction of new submarine cable
systems into the region.

With a population of over 54.96 million, South Africa is
the #22 globally ranked country on Cloudscene based on data center
density. The country’s top service providers include Internet Solutions,
Broadband Infraco and MTN. South Africa has 52 internet users per 100 and the
connectivity ecosystem is made up of 63 colocation data centers, 337 cloud
service providers and 6 network fabrics.

Join us
for thought-leading sessions on u0026amp; hear practical strategies on:

  • Implementing
    enterprise cloud strategies 
  • Evaluating
    micro data centers
  • Best
    practices in cloud management
  • Modernizing
    backup and recovery
  • Cost
    optimization 
  • Changing
    the IT culture
  • Attracting,
    developing and retaining IT personnel
  • Achieving
    Hybrid infrastructure resiliency
  • Maximizing
    the availability and energy performance of Data Centers
  • Utilizing
    IoT in data centers
  • Securing
    and protecting data in the cloud
  • What’s the future for DC
    Cooling?
  • Retrofitting the existing
    infrastructure to support IOT functions

 

our Speakers

Dr Denisha Jairam-Owthar

ICT Head: Shared Services, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

Theven Naicker

Head – IT,
Scania Southern Africa


Avsharn Bachoo

CTO, PPS Insurance

Makhotso Moiloa

Deputy Chair, Tshwane University of Technology