Cloud & Security
Conference

South Africa's Premier Cloud & Security event is back and will be held on 11 July 2024 at The Venue, Melrose Arch.

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Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the delivery of different services through the Internet. These resources include tools and applications like data storage, servers, databases, networking, and software.

Cloud Security

Cloud security is the protection of data stored online via cloud computing platforms from theft, leakage, and deletion. Methods of providing cloud security include firewalls, penetration testing, obfuscation, tokenization, virtual private networks (VPN), and avoiding public internet connections.

Virtualisation

Virtualisation is the process of running a virtual instance of a computer system in a layer abstracted from the actual hardware.

Data Centres and Hosting

A data centre is a physical facility that organisations use to house their critical applications and data.

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Backup and recovery describes the process of creating and storing copies of data that can be used to protect organisations against data loss.

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Speakers

Aki Anastasiou

Host: Aki Anastasiou

Host of What's Next with Aki Anastasiou
Mpho Mothapo

Mpho Mothapo

Executive of Cloud Advisory and Consulting at BCX
Nkosi Kumalo

Dr. Nkosi Kumalo

General Manager of Product and Capability at MTN Business
Shamith Maharaj

Shamith Maharaj

Chief Executive Officer at CipherWave
Angus Hay

Dr. Angus Hay

Regional Executive for South Africa at Africa Data Centres

Conference Schedule

Registration and Expo

09:00 - 09:55

Doors will open at 09:00, at which time you will be allowed to register and get your name tag and gift bag for the event. Refreshments will be served upstairs while you network, visit the expo area, and wait for the event to start.

Welcome and Introduction

Aki Anastasiou, Host of What's Next

10:00 - 10:15

The event will officially kick off at 10:00. The host of What's Next, Aki Anastasiou, will welcome everyone to the event and introduce the first speaker.

Navigating the Cloud

Explore the capabilities, benefits, and practical applications, of cloud computing.

10:20 - 10:40

Safeguarding Data in the Cloud

Explore the evolving landscape of cybersecurity threats and learn essential strategies to protect sensitive data in cloud environments.

10:45 - 11:05

Virtualisation in Modern Computing

Gain insights into optimising resources, enhancing scalability, and fortifying infrastructure through virtualisation technologies.

11:10 - 11:30

Optimising Infrastructure

Discover how strategic investments in data centers and hosting can drive business growth and agility in today's competitive landscape.

11:35 - 11:55

Lucky draw

12:00 - 12:05

Aki Anastasiou will hold a lucky draw where every delegate has the opportunity to win a fantastic prize.

Strategies for Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

12:10 - 12:40

Explore best practices, essential strategies, and industry standards for safeguarding your data assets, minimising downtime, and maintaining business continuity.

Lunch and Expo

12:45 - 13:45

Lunch will be served upstairs for you to enjoy. You will also be able to visit the conference's expo area during this time.

Potential of the Internet of Things

13:50 - 14:10

Gain insights into IoT technologies, deployment strategies, and best practices for maximising efficiency, enhancing connectivity, and leveraging data-driven insights across various industries.

Lucky draw

14:15 - 14:20

Aki Anastasiou will hold a lucky draw where every delegate has the opportunity to win a fantastic prize.

Fixed and Mobile Telecommunications

14:25 - 14:55

Explore the latest advancements, industry trends, and strategic considerations shaping communication networks today.

Lucky draw

15:00 - 15:10

Aki Anastasiou will hold a lucky draw where every delegate has the opportunity to win a fantastic prize.

Closing address

15:15 - 15:20

Aki Anastasiou will bring the event proceedings to a close.

Networking

15:25 - 16:30

Enjoy drinks and networking upstairs while also visiting the conference's expo area.

Pricing

Deadline 30 June 2024

Early Bird Ticket

R1,495 per person
  • Opening Address
  • Unlimited Access to Sessions
  • Gift Bag
  • Refreshments
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Standard Ticket

R2,495 per person
  • Opening Address
  • Unlimited Access to Sessions
  • Gift Bag
  • Refreshments
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17 The High St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2019

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