ICT Infrastructure 2019 presentations

September 2nd, 2019, Published in Articles: EE Publishers, Articles: EngineerIT, Uncategorised articles

ICT Infrastructure 2019 took place on 28 and 29 August at Emperors Palace Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Experienced professionals from across the IT and electrical engineering industry provided rich insights throughout the two-day event, educating delegates and inspiring rich debates during networking occasions. The presentations from the conference can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

Day 1

Cyber-infrastructure developments in South Africa: Enhancing industrial competitiveness
by Dr Happy Sithole, Centre manager, National Integrated Cyber-Infrastructure System

To 5G or not to 5G?
by Jaques du Toit, CEO, Vox Telecom

5G and the dilemma of connecting rural and low income communities
by Tim Genders, President, WAPA

Four communication pillars needed for smart city implementation – Where is SA?
by Keitumetse Molamu, CEO, Mulika Technology

Fibering up for the 4IR
by Vino Govender, Executive: strategy, mergers and acquisition, Dark Fibre Africa

How to effectively monitor and manage IT infrastructure in a distributed environment
by George Senzere, Solutions engineering manager, Schneider Electric

The new era of broadcasting is here
by Roman Magis, Principal director: video, advertising and content, Accenture/SACIA

Data center as a source of dynamic flexibility for the power gird – UPS as a reserve
by Janne Paananen, Technology manager, critical power solutions PQED EMEA, Eaton Germany

Major data centre operator chooses flywheels over batteries – A case study
by Joachim Carilus, Area sales manager, Piller Germany

The true cost of lithium UPS batteries
by Dean Marcus, Director, Aztec

Digital energy for the digital age
by Kent Chow, Data centre lead, ABB

Importance of DC monitoring for reliability, efficiency and reduced downtime
by Rory Reid, Sales and marketing manager, Master Power Technologies

Futuristic ICT infrastructure requires futuristic skills
by Moira de Roche, Non-executive director, IITPSA

Can ICT help to deliver South Africa’s Sustainable Development Goals?
by Walter Brown, Independent consultant

Public sector ICT infrastructure – moving from the third to the fourth industrial revolution
by Hlengiwe Zondo-Kabini, Partner, Fasken

Day 2

What’s needed to reignite growth in the South African economy?
by Dennis Dykes, Chief economist, Nedbank

Remote visibility – Using IoT to decrease MTTR
by Phathizwe Malinga, Managing director, SqwidNet

How next generation data centres help enterprises digitally transform
by Michele McCann, Head of interconnection and peering, Teraco

Cyber resilience for protected ICT infrastructure
by Nadia Veeran-Patel, Manager: cyber resillience, ContinuitySA

Significance of physical security in today’s ICT infrastructure
by Jaideep Roy, DGM: BD, international DC projects, Sterling and Wilson

Modern networking infrastructure, a key to digital transformation
by Andre Kannemeyer, National chief technology officer, Duxbury Networking

The impact of cloud migration on telecoms and networking
by Suveer Ramdhani, Chief strategy officer, Seacom

The feasibility of using multi access edge computing (MEC) to service unserved rural areas
by George Debbo, President, SAIEE

ICT infrastructure for AI: Tools to accelerate enterprise IoT
by Thavash Govender, Solution specialist: data and AI, Microsoft

Managing risk through prescriptive cloud governance
by Sebastiaan Rothman, Senior consultant, Altron Karabina

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