Conference Program*

08:30 Registration of Delegates, Speakers & Partners & Welcome Tea/Coffee
09:30 - 10:10 INAUGURAL SESSION
09:30 - 09:35 Inauguration Ceremony, Lamp Lighting
09:35 - 09:45 Welcome Address
09:45 - 10:10 Special Address
Sanjay Gupta, Director, Software Technology Parks of India, Maharashtra
10:10 - 10:35 Premier Partner Address
To be announced
10:35 - 10:50 TEA/COFFEE BREAK
10:50 - 12:05

PANEL DISCUSSION - "LEVERAGING THE CLOUD TO SURVIVE AND EXCEL IN THE NEXT BIG DIGITAL WAVE"

This panel will dissect advancements, innovation, and practical challenges within the enterprise cloud domains and will amply highlight what enterprises have been adopting and deploying in order to successfully manoeuvre myriad business and technology challenges of this highly disruptive era. Session includes presentations and discussions on - Next generation cloud infrastructure, strategies, architecture, integrated networks, storage, cloud on demand etc -
  • Multi-Cloud Digital Infrastructure for modern day government and enterprises
  • Private, Public and Hybrid Clouds including TCO aspects
  • Cloud Business Intelligence and Analytics – Adoption and deployment
  • Challenges and solutions for integration and migration and API Management Tools
  • Cloud and Internet of Things (IOT) – connecting the dots
  • Deploying cloud services to improve agility and process automation
  • Cloud Data Management
  • Identity Management, and robust encryption technologies for Hybrid Cloud
10:50 – 11:05: Platinum Partner Presentation
11:05 – 11:20: Platinum Partner Presentation

11:20 – 12:05: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Vishal Jain, Partner, Deloitte India
Panelists:
  • K Ramachandran, Senior Advisor (Banking Technology), Indian Banks' Association
  • Prasad Badiwale, Joint President, Birla Management Centre Services Ltd.
  • Platinum / Gold Partner representatives
12:05 - 13:20

PANEL DISCUSSION - "FUTURE READY DATA CENTERS - INNOVATIONS AND CHALLENGES "

This panel will seek to provide a ringside view of the latest technology and innovation trends, and challenges and opportunities within the Indian datacenter ecosystem. Session includes presentations and discussions on -
  • Latest technology advancements in enterprise datacenter infrastructure and solutions - including power, HVAC, cabling, networking, storage etc.
  • Government's massive digitization led e-governance plans including Digital India and creation of Smart Cities
  • Increased demand from Retail, ITES, Healthcare, Education and other high growth sectors
  • Incremental cost of managing DC infrastructure, high capital deployment & ROI thereof
  • Quantum jump in storage requirements, redundancy and skill building challenges, and regulatory concerns among other issues
12:05 – 12:20: Platinum Partner Presentation
12:20 – 12:35: Platinum Partner Presentation

12:35 – 13:20: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Representative of Deloitte India
Panelists:
  • Dr. Avadhut Parab, AVP- Head IT & CIO, Wockhardt Ltd.
  • Samiran Ghosh, Ex. Chief Digital Advisor, Microsoft
  • Platinum / Gold Partner representatives
13:20 - 14:20 NETWORKING LUNCHEON AND TRADE SHOW VISIT
14:20 - 14:40 The Business of Cloud - Regulatory, compliance and techno-legal issues in India
14:40 - 15:55

PANEL DISCUSSION - "GETTING COMBAT READY – ENTERPRISE SECURITY FOR DATACENTER AND CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE"

This panel will seek answers to the most formidable and potentially crippling security threats and challenges that IT-driven enterprises face today in this age of the ubiquitous Internet. Participants will exchange comprehensive notes on today's grim world of cyber-crimes, Identity thefts, data breaches and physical attacks- amongst a plethora of other ills. Panelists will also seek remedial measures in order to tackle foreseen and unforeseen security exigencies. Session includes presentations and discussions on -
  • Latent dangers of working in a highly complex and networked world of datacenters and cloud – the known and the unknown
  • Futuristic technological solutions to thwart and/or mitigate systemic attacks, cyber- attacks, physical breaches, identity thefts and other forms of devastating security assaults
  • Artificial Intelligence and machine learning to combat online frauds and cyber crime
  • Wide range of controls including deterrent, detective, preventive and corrective controls
  • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, including DR sites and other alternative backup facilities.
  • Security concerns with respect to SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other service models
  • Identity Management, Physical Security, Personnel Security, and Privacy Issues
  • Confidentiality and integrity of customer data and/or third-party data
  • Effective encryption and other tools
  • Trust and Insider and outsider threats
14:40 – 14:55: Platinum Partner Presentation
14:55 – 15:10: Platinum Partner Presentation

15:10 – 15:55: Panel Discussion
Moderator: Tarun Kaura, Partner, Deloitte India
Panelists:
  • Dr Pawan K Sharma, Head – IT Operations, Tata Motors
  • Jayantha Prabhu, Chief Information Officer, Essar Group
  • Bharat Panchal, SVP & Head - Risk Management, National Payments Corporation of India
  • Rahul Arora, Senior Editor, CISO MAG
  • Platinum / Gold Partner representatives
15:55 - 16:10 TEA COFFEE BREAK
16:10 - 16:30 CLOUD DEPLOYMENT CASE STUDY – INDUSTRY SPECIFIC
Industry / Speaker – To Be Announced
16:30 - 16:45 Closing Remarks, Raffle Draw & Conference Closure
16:45 onwards CLOSING RECEPTION
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