Agenda

July 24 2018

Time Hall 1 Hall 2
09:00

Welcome address: Mapping the growth of Africa’s data center and cloud ecosystem

09:10
09:30

Lightning plenary: Deploying IT infrastructure at the edge – unlocking the potential of network edge data centers in Africa

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09:50

Lightning plenary: To nail your 2018 data center strategy, you must have the answers to these 10 questions!

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10:10

Plenary Panel: Driving digital transformation with cloud and data center infrastructure build-outs in Africa – how can the industry meet the growing data needs for IT services?

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10:40

Morning Coffee Break, Speed Networking & Innovation Stage Presentations

11:50

How Vodafone Egypt scaled up their capacity requirements with an ultra-efficient prefabricated Mobile Telephone Exchange design

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12:20

Data centers of the future :How can innovative design approaches help solve the big energy problem?

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12:50

How are the African colo markets responding to digital transformation in the enterprise?

13:20

Networking Lunch & Innovation Stage Presentations

15:00

Panel: Supporting regional carrier-neutral data center build-outs – how the race to the cloud is impacting African colocation markets

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15:30
16:20

CXO Closing Panel: Global technology trends and spotlight – what will your data center look like 5 years from now and where will the opportunities in Africa come from?

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19:30

Close of event

Break Outs

Hosted Roundtables

15:00 - Roundtable 4: How can regional operators meet the increasing demand for data center space from hyperscale computing?

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Innovation Stage

11:00 - The Criticality of Power for Data Center