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.
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:
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:
|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|
|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
|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|