Envisioning a Resilient, Cloud based Digital Infrastructure

IDC Regional Webinar: Africa

May 14, 2020
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Overview

 

Emerging technologies continue to disrupt the way business is done all around the world. Enterprises looking to compete in today’s marketplace are fast realizing the necessity of a comprehensive digital transformation (DX) blueprint that integrates various 3rd Platform technologies across the entire organizational structure.

This event is tailored for IT leaders and executives looking to enact resilient, long-term, cloud-based digital infrastructures that drive their future-of-work, data management, customer experience, and digital innovation strategies.

Join us for a deep dive into the various moving parts and challenges of implementing a resilient, cloud-based digital infrastructure that propels your organization into an exciting, highly competitive future business landscape. This regional webinar is attended by DX pioneers and senior technology executives across eight countries, alongside IDC analysts who will explore the very latest use cases for emerging digital technologies.

 

Agenda

Time Event & Speakers
11:00

First 100 logins – Your lunch is on us!

11:05

Is Multi Cloud a New Reality for Enterprises?

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, South Africa, IDC
Digital Transformation (DX) is driving businesses to migrate to cloud based platforms, largely due to their many benefits such as latency, agility, scale, and security. Planning for a multi cloud platform approach, utilizing tools and management practices, deploying managed services and benefits through organization wide multi cloud design principles for enterprise workloads is now the new imperative for those looking to reap the full benefits of their DX strategies.

11:15

Building a Scalable & Agile Hybrid Cloud with Seamless Data Resiliency

Jonathan Tullett
Senior Research Manager, IT Services
In this digital age, more and more enterprises are rapidly migrating to multi cloud-based platforms. Given its many advantages, cloud provides organizations with the speed, agility, tools, and security it requires to compete in this fast-changing landscape. Join IDC as we take you through the fundamentals of multi cloud platforms, the tools and management practices that optimize performance, the managed services and benefits that allow for efficient collaboration, and the key design principles for enterprise workloads.

11:40

Harnessing Public Cloud Services for Enterprise Digital Transformation

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, South Africa, IDC

Public cloud services bring multiple benefits such as agility, scalability, and elasticity to digital transformation efforts. Organizations need to set public cloud services functional workflows, work-load planning for migration, evaluate the public cloud’s DX capabilities and eco-system, and utilize containerization and micro services architectures for building cloud native applications.

12:05

Panel Discussion: Security and Digital Trust Model for the Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Era

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, South Africa, IDC
The changing face of technology, brought about by digital transformation (DX), has shown that no organization is immune to cyber-attacks. This led to the evolution of software defined security and automation, digital trust-based models for security services model, architectures for cloud workloads, and new approaches for governance, risk and compliance practices.

12:30

Panel Discussion: Connectivity and Inter connectivity for Cloud and Modern Data Center

Jonathan Tullett
Senior Research Manager, IT Services

Connectivity is a cornerstone of today’s cloud and modern data centers infrastructures. Emerging technologies are making it possible to bring dynamic, secure, and scalable connectivity for last mile reach; ensure high bandwidth, low latency connectivity for public cloud services; deploy software defined connectivity for cloud services access; and utilize next gen connectivity such as 5G for core and edge cloud-based services

12:55

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