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Singapore, the most ‘cloud-ready’ country in APAC played host to Trescon’s World Cloud Show


Over 200 online participants joined Trescon’s World Cloud Show pushing Singapore’s boundaries to achieve its vision of becoming a Smart Nation by ‘Driving the nation to a high-level path of Cloud adoption.’

Thursday, 26 November 2020: Cloud has come of age and is now an essential catalyst of a variety of strategic capabilities. The adoption of Cloud technology across Southeast Asia has expanded in terms of services offered and the number of players entering the market. Leading from the front, the Singapore Government has been supportive of this technology and has put in place initiatives to drive its adoption. World Cloud Show – Singapore unearthed the latest trends and strategies impacting Singapore’s Cloud market with top IT decision-makers and experts in the world of Cloud technology.

Some of the top speakers who shared crucial insights on new developments in Cloud technology during the Covid-19 era included, Shao Wei, Sean Lam, Head Data Science, SingHealth, Singapore; Juan Kanggrawan, Head of Data Analytics, Jakarta Smart City, Jakarta; Alex Perkins, Data Centre Solutions Lead APAC, JLL, Hong Kong; Daniel Suraboyini, Head of IT/CIO, ASPAC, dnata, Singapore; Saiful Bakhtiar Osman, Head of ICT, Malaysian Aviation Commission, Malaysia; Oleg Kravets, Global Head of Data and Analytics (D&A), The Travel Corporation Australia; Doug Farndale, Head of Growth Technologies, APAC, Check Point, among others.

Key Highlights and Takeaways from World Cloud Show

Alex A. Ustaris, Group CIO and CTO, and Head of Shared Services Center, Hijo Resources Corporation, Philippines, in the ‘Cloud Adoption Journey: Roadmap’ panel discussion stated that, “Customer experience and employee experience should drive the Cloud adoption plans for an effective transformation. Cloud is no primarily to effect cost efficiency, that is not what business is all about, but it is about providing, differentiating and engaging experience for your customers as well as for your employees.”

“The important thing is to eliminate manual or repetitive tasks in managing the Cloud complexity, which in the end will lead to operational efficiency that can save the cost of the organisation”, said Antonius Ruslan, Information Security, AIA, Singapore.

Doug Farndale, Head of Growth Technologies, APAC, Check Point said that “As we look at the Cloud with scale up, scale down, agility that comes with the environment, we have to be aware of how our applications and security techniques mirror a model in that environment.”

The conference that was hosted on the virtual events platform Vmeets, helped participants network and conduct business in an interactive and immersive virtual environment. Participants were able to engage with speakers in Q&A sessions and network with solution providers in virtual exhibition booths, private consultation rooms and private networking rooms.

At World Cloud Show – Singpaore, participants discussed key areas and challenges such as; Cloud infrastructure impact beyond telework, context-aware AI; multi-Cloud adoption and modernizing information architecture; the influence of emerging technologies in Cloud; compliance and security in a regulated industry and more.

World Cloud Show – Singapore was officially sponsored by; Gold Sponsor – Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.; Silver Sponsor – Eastvantage; and Bronze Sponsors – Cato Networks, Rubrik and Snowflake.

About World Cloud Show

World Cloud Show takes place in strategic locations across the world which gathers pre-qualified CIOs, CEOs, CTOs, Heads of Research, Industry Practitioners, IT Decision Makers and Experts in Cloud Computing among others from cross industry verticals.

The show features exciting keynotes, government and enterprise use-case presentations, product showcase, panel discussions and tech talks to discuss latest challenges and explore latest applications of Cloud-based solutions.

Visit: singapore.worldcloudshow to know more.

For further details, please contact: 

Kannan R

Corporate Communications Manager

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