Data Centre Summit Pakistan is a two-days conference for Data Centre industry professionals. Taking place at Serena Hotel in Islamabad, the event brings together the data centre industry's leading experts under one roof.

Whether you are planning to setup a data centre or already running it; your role is on the client side or working as a solution provider, this is a must-attend event for you.

Improve your skills with education, engage in a lively discussion around the latest cutting edge technologies, issues and trends also source the latest data centre products and solutions! and by the end of the event you'll be left feeling inspired thanks to seminars led by some of the industry's most respected thought leaders.

Data centre of the future: Challenges and Opportunities

The Data Centre industry is constantly evolving and those in the fields of data centres and co-location industry needs to keep abreast with the latest global trends and developments. With the biggest challenges today comprise of:

  • Planning & development of a sustainable infrastructure
  • We stay true to our sloganTechnologically advanced operations and security systems
  • Managing workload and enormous data volumes

  • The complex challenges also present enormous opportunities as the growth rate for data transfer across the globe continues to accelerate at a massive rate year-on-year and as global traffic is increasing at a phenomenal rate, it is estimated that there will be 100 billion internet connections and 40 billion personal smart devices globally by 2025, creating a digital economy worth US$23 trillion, making Data centres the beating heart of both business and everyday lives.

    The Data Centre Summit Pakistan will provide the platform to share knowledge by global industry leaders, network with peers and help shape the future direction of the data centre sector in Pakistan


    Across two days, the Data Centre Summit Pakistan will provide a holistic view of how businesses are restructuring their datacenter infrastructure plans in line with their digital transformation processes.

    Be part of this two day event to showcase your products and solutions, requirements of large enterprises, and share expertise of how technologies such as data analytics, AI and Blockchain are playing a pivotal role in boosting the IT ecosystem for businesses.

    As a sponsor at this event, you will have opportunity to:

  • ENGAGE with key stake holders from the industry
  • BUILD relations with both existing and potential clients
  • BOOST your company's brand image
  • REITERATE the company's reputation as a leader in the industry

  • Platinum sponsor






    March 18, 2020

    Time Activity Topic Delivered by
    14:30 - 15:30 Registration / Networking    
    15:30 – 15:35 Guests to be seated    
    15:35 – 15:45 Welcome & Introduction Mr. Aamer Khanzada, Managing Director, Pegasus Consultancy
    15:45 – 16:00 Partner Presentation I Data Centre & Cloud: A key enabler of 4th Industrial Revolution in Pakistan Mr. Zarrar Khan, SEVP & Chief Business Services Officer, PTCL
    16:00 – 16:15 Partner Presentation II Smart Data Centers Build the Future Huawei
    16:15 – 16:30 Presentation by Ministry of IT   Syed Junaid Imam, Member (IT), Ministry of IT & Telecommunication
    16:30 – 16:45 Partner Presentation III Data center 2020 trends - Intro by Premier Systems
    - Mr. Chan Sian Leng, Head of Channel for
       Pakistan, Indochina & Indonesia - VERTIV
    16:45 – 17:00 Partner Presentation IV Next Generation IT Infrastructure, Disaster Recovery and Resilience in Financial Industry Dell Technologies
    17:00 – 17:15 Partner Presentation V How to maximize energy efficiency in Data Center Schneider
    17:15 – 17:30 Key Note by Engro Corporation   Mr. Ghias Khan, President & Chief Executive Officer, Engro Corporation Ltd
    17:30 – 17:50 Address by Chief Guest   Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Federal Secretary, IT & Telecommunication
    17:50 – 18:00 Memento Presentation    
    18:00 – 18:20 Coffee & Networking Break    
    18:20 – 18:40 Technical Presentation I Benchmarking Data Center Facility and Operation Mr. Ansar ul Haq Principal Consultant, Certified Auditor & Trainer - EPI Pakistan, Middle East & Africa
    18:40 – 19:40 Panel Discussion I - Moderated by Mr. Veqar Ul Islam – CEO, Jaffer Business Systems How Tech disruption will impact the future Data Center industry - Mr. Saad Muzaffar Waraich, CTIO – PTCL
    - Mr. Shahzad Rasheed, CTO Huawei Enterprise
    - Premier / Vertiv Rep
    - Mr. Naveed Khan – Director Data Center
       Solutions, Asia Emerging Markets, Dell
    - Mr. Tariq Rashid, Director on UBL Board &
       Chairman of Board IT Committee, Advisory
       Member IT Board of Fauji Foundation
    - NADRA Representative
    19:40 – 19:50 Q&A    
    19:50 – 20:00 Closing Remarks    
    20:00 onwards Networking Dinner    
    March 19, 2020

    Registration & Networking
    Time Activity Topic Delivered by
    09:00 – 09:30    
    09:30 – 09:45 Guests to be seated    
    09:45 – 10:00 Welcome & Introduction  
    10:00 – 10:20 Keynote II A case study on Data Centre and Cloud in a global perspective Dato Arif Siddiqui, Chief Information Officer, Faysal Bank Ltd.
    10:20 – 10:40 Technical Presentation II One Cloud Strategy – Infrastructure & Modern Applications Mr. Faez Itrat, Sr. SE and CTO Ambassador, VM Ware
    10:40 – 11:00 Technical Presentation III Transformation of Data Center, On Prem, Co-location, Cloud and Containerized Mr. M Umar Ilyas EVP Data Center & Technology Operations IT – PTCL
    11:10 – 11:20 Technical Presentation IV Perspective Solutions to Multicloud Data Center Networks Muhammad Asim (JNCIE), Technical Consultant at Juniper Networks (Pakistan & META Region), Juniper
    11:20 – 11:45 Coffee & Networking Break    
    11:45 – 12:35 Panel Discussion II - Moderated by Mr. Ansar ul Haq – Principal Consultant, Certified Auditor & Trainer, EPI Pakistan Raising the bar, addressing challenges, skillset, and key technologies - Muhammad Zeeshan Siddiqui, Country
       Head of Technology & Services, Arwentech
    - Brig. Saleem Ahmed Moeen, Chairman,
       Board IT Committee, Askari Bank Ltd.
    - Mr. Saquib Ahmed, Country Director, SAP
    - Huawei
    - VMWare
    - Schneider
    12:35 – 12:45 Q&A    
    12:45 – 13:00 Keynote III   NADRA
    13:00 – 13:15 Closing Speech   Mr. Rashid Naseer Khan, President & Chief Executive Officer, PTCL
    13:15 – 14:00 Memento Presentation    
    14:00 onwards Networking & Lunch    
  • CEO/MD/Chairman/Partners/Owners
  • Chief Information and Technology Officers
  • IT Directors
  • Datacenter Managers
  • Datacenter Facilities Managers and Engineers
  • Information Technology and Infrastructure Managers
  • Operation Directors
  • Network Managers
  • Network, Cabling and Communication
  • Engineers and Integrators
  • Storage Planners
  • Asset Managers
  • System Managers
  • System Security Managers
  • Finance Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Purchasing Managers/Corporate Buyers
  • Facilities/Premises Directors/Managers
  • Data Architects
  • Design/Build Consultants
  • Security Managers/Directors