This theatre hosts foremost international technology leaders, including internationally acclaimed and top-rated visionaries, senior industry speakers and executives driving a global transformative shift towards cloud computing and other disruptive technologies. Speakers will deliver their outlook on the future, plus leading CIOs and senior IT professionals will be sharing their road maps to digital transformation, where cloud lives in the heart of the engine room.
Hear from technology leaders, financial services, fintech start-ups and established banking firms on the latest disruptions in the world of finance. Whether you work in this sector or not, it is an exciting space and one to learn from, with ideas aplenty – these disruptive technologies are rapidly advancing on a hugely traditional sector of APAC’s economy.
Cloud Infrastructure – Storage, Virtualisation and Agile Networks Theatre
Learn about the latest cloud infrastructures and storage technologies, plus understand why virtualisation is still a key weapon for today’s IT professionals. Cloud platforms and applications rely on solid infrastructures and here, you can learn from the industry leaders about these important cloud computing sectors. Hear about best of breed technologies and techniques, to ensure your infrastructure does not let the applications that drive your business down.
The network is becoming more agile and static architecture of conventional networks must evolve. In this theatre, you can learn about SDN, NFV and see first-hand why these latest technologies are better suited to meet the dynamic compute and storage needs of today and tomorrow’s data centres, campuses, carrier environments, applications, mobile workforce and technology infrastructures.
Cloud Innovations & Managed Services Theatre
More and more vendors are entering the cloud market; for IT professionals it is more difficult than ever, with a plethora of options to choose – this theatre will help you determine the right approach and solution for your IT environment, and give you tips on how to choose the right way to manage your organisation’s data, service providers and customers, and enable faster and more efficient technology deployments.
CSPs, MSPs and the technology ecosystem must continue to embrace new technologies and interoperability strategies to ensure they and their customers reap the cloud’s rewards. This industry led panel track also covers the business strategies that CSPs, MSPs, ISVs, VARs, SIS, hosters and telcos must embrace to retain and win new customers.
Cloud & Cyber Security Expo
Cyber Security, Compliance & Regulations Theatre
With the rapid growth in cloud adoption and the current global data explosion, protecting your business critical data and securing your cloud network has never been so important. The Cyber Security, Compliance & Regulation Theatre will highlight the steps every business should be looking to take to secure itself against any future external and internal threats. This theatre will cover practical methods to improve your security in the cloud, protecting and managing user data in a mobile workplace to governance compliance and regulatory policy in Asia.
Cloud Security Strategies & Innovations Theatre
The 3rd CSA Financial Cloud Forum to be hosted as part of Cloud Expo Asia provides an excellent opportunity for IT professionals to discuss the hot issues such as cloud security, Blockchain, and risk management in financial services. An unprecedented line-up of speakers from around the global will take the stage.
With an increased reliance on the cloud and more valuable data moved to it, CISOs, CIOs, senior info security and technology professionals must work swiftly to secure the data and protect from possible firewall breaches, on or off premise, from the shadow IT enemy within or external cyber threats. In this theatre, you can hear from leading and eminent international experts, security visionaries and CISOs, they will be on stage, sharing how they successfully secured their clouds and discussing the future of cloud security.
Big Data World
Big Data, Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Theatre
Big Data World will be an interpretive and practical ‘how to’ event section, with content designed to help data and business professionals, including CDOs, data analysts, data scientists and officers (plus key line of business decision makers and influencers) to shape their big data strategies.
This theatre will cover the complete Data Journey; offering a better understanding of infrastructure requirements for storing data, best practices in data management and integration, both internally and externally, and finally how organisations can get the very best value out of their data through machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI).
- What infrastructural requirements does a business need to perform a successful Big Data Project
- How can businesses manage & integrate their data for better results
- Best practices for the use of data for business forecasting or analytics
- How to be best prepared for Hadoop implementation
BI managers and senior data & analytics professionals from across Asia will be presenting real-life case studies at a world-class educational programme, including talks from: Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Retail, Public Sector, E-commerce, Travel, Communications, Digital and Media Industries.
Smart IoT Hong Kong
IoT Connectivity & Platforms Theatre
With recognised local, regional and global speakers, this forum will play host to a powerful line-up of IoT and technology heavyweights as they provide insight and inquiry into this technological paradigm shift for vendors, businesses, governments and citizens. Discussions will focus on the technical challenges (big issues) and opportunities around monetization, (business model) disruption and transformation, security and governance and value chain economics. Two panel discussions on the current hot topics of IoT will be presented in the theatre.
Data Centre World, Hong Kong
Data Centre of the Future Theatre
As business needs change and capacity requirements increase, how will you adapt your data centre to maximise energy efficiency and reduce operating costs and ultimately to manage an ever changing, expansive landscape? We will bring answers to a multitude of challenges and provide the most up-to-date innovative technical information that will allow you to plan and manage your data centre of the future. The largest data centre operators on the planet will be providing key content and case study presentations, you need to be there, your future depends on it!