IDC Datacenters Transformation, Cloud Computing and Security Roadshow

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IDC Datacenters Transformation, Cloud Computing and Security Roadshow

Nicosia, May 25, 2011


The Welcome and Opening of the Conference will be addressed by:

Costas Agrotis
Director, Department of Information Technology Services, Ministry of Finance
Born in Nicosia on the 21st of May 1952. Graduated the Pancyprian Economic Lyceum of Nicosia in 1970. Holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computers and Management from the State University of New York and an MSc in Public Sector Management from the Cyprus International Institute of Management.

Keynote Speakers

Jerome Salem
Program Manager, IT Services, IDC CEMA
Jerome Salem joined IDC CEMA in 2009 as a program manager in the IT Services Department for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He is responsible for analyzing trends and for forecasting the complete range of IT services, from support services, systems integration, outsourcing services (including offshore services) to business services and solutions.

Gerasimos Moschonas
Group Information Security Officer, Alpha Bank
His main responsibility is to establish, manage and monitor Information Security across Alpha Bank Group.



IDC Datacenters Transformation, Cloud Computing and Security Roadshow is an ideal platform to address end users and help them explore ways to increase efficiency, reduce cost and achieve higher ROI.

This Roadshow will provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, to initiate and grow relationships with your peers to gain mindshare at the highest level and ultimately grow your business.

This half-day event will include end-user case studies and presentations from industry-leading experts and IDC analysts. Key areas that will be addressed at this conference will include:

  • Virtualization
  • The Datacenter of the Future
  • Storage Software and Hardware
  • Information Lifecycle Management
  • Green Datacenters
  • Managed Services for the Datacenter
  • Cloud Services & Cloud Computing: Two trends that are redefining the way IT will be deployed in business for the next twenty years
  • The Transformative Interplay between Cloud & Traditional IT Offerings
  • Cloud Computing & the SMB Market: Drivers & Opportunities
  • Shifting Priorities And Opportunities for Traditional Service Providers
  • Security in the Cloud





Time Event Speakers

Registrations and Welcome Coffee


Welcome by IDC

Tatiana Hinova
Associate Vice President, Sales, IDC CEMA

Welcome and Opening Speech of the Conference

Costas Agrotis
Director, Department of Information Technology Services, Ministry of Finance

Cloud Computing: What's New, and What You Need to Do About It - IDC Keynote Presentation

Jerome Salem
Program Manager, IT Services, IDC CEMA

Datacenters in Transition: The Availability Factor

Wouter Vancoppenolle
Sales Director for Middle East and Africa, Vision Solutions

DataCenter Efficiency, is PUE still relevant?

Aris Levis
Enterprise Systems Sales Manager, Greece, Cyprus & Malta, APC by Schneider Electric

Transform the Datacenter into a Dynamic Cloud, Service-Oriented Delivery Center

Anastasios Moustakis
Senior Solution Consultant, Uni Systems

The data center is being reshaped, evolving faster than expected due to both economic and technological disruptions. The rapid promise of cloud computing, the relentless pace of virtualization and an uneven economic recovery brings a lot of changes.

Key Points:

  • How can we get more from our infrastructure with less money?
  • More efficient use of Data Centre resources.
  • Private & Public cloud Challenges for the New Data Center.
  • Application & Desktop Virtualization
  • Security Challenges

An Ever Changing Environment: Evolution of IT & Fujitsu’s IT Easy, Scaling Solutions


Networking Break


New Threats, New protection

Davide Carlesi
Country Manager Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Malta, Blue Coat

As the demand for greater application mobility and security grows in the distributed enterprise, new strategies are required to secure and optimize web content, video and mission-critical applications. This presentation focuses on Web Security and Wan Optimization topics related to mitigating evolving web security threats, managing network contention, assuring application performance and containing cost and complexity.


Move Fearlessly Among the Clouds: Grow faster. Innovate smarter. Eliminate silos together.

Eugenios Zervoudis
Product Sales Specialist, Cisco Systems, Inc.

Evolve your datacenter. Transform your business. At the heart of business innovation, here comes an architectural framework for the Evolving Datacenter. Cisco Data Center Business Advantage increases efficiency and profitability by reducing capital, operating expenses and complexity. It also transforms how a business approaches its market and how IT supports and aligns with the business, to help enable new and innovative business models. Businesses can create services faster, become more agile, and take advantage of new revenue streams and business opportunities. Cisco Data Center Business Advantage represents an architectural framework for connecting technology innovation to business innovation. It is the foundation of the Dynamic Networked Organization.


Secure Cloud Recovery Service, your alternative Disaster Recovery Site

Andreas Lalos
Director of Professional Services, Greece & Cyprus, Besecure

Protecting corporate information: A DLP case study

Gerasimos Moschonas
Group Information Security Officer, Alpha Bank

Data is one of the most valuable asset of every organization and data leakage is at the top of the risks. The threats are coming from both inside and outside.This presentation will deliver a case study on the Alpha Bank implementation of a data leakage prevention solution. He will explain the business problems that were addressed in the project and how the project was constructed and delivered. He will share the experiences and the successes of the project so far, as well as the next steps.


ICT Outlook 2011, The Tranformation Continues - IDC Wrap-up Presentation

Tatiana Hinova
Associate Vice President, Sales, IDC CEMA

Closing Comments, Raffle Prize Draw and Networking Lunch


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