Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016
Mpumi Nhlapo (Head of Marketing, Communication, IT & Solutions sales: T – Systems) talks to Brett Levy at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016.
Michael White (Global Technical Evangelist – Veeam) discusses Veeam’s core business with Brett Levy at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016. Brett left his laptop at home so Michael explains why backing up data is so important and explains that all of Brett’s data could be with him using the power of cloud backups. Michael also gives details on “endpoint” a free backup solution from Veeam.
Hamilton Ratshefola (Country GM – IBM) discusses cloud investments with Brett Levy at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016. He explains how IBM is rebuilding their brand using the power of cloud technology and gives details on their new project ‘Watson’ (Artificial Intelligence). He gives fascinating insights into how ‘Watson’ may help cure cancer and how many patents IBM files.
Simon Carpenter (Chief Technical Advisor – SAP) is at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 to talk to Brett Levy about some of the misconceptions about SAP and the next steps for the company.
Mary Ann Francis & Gilles Gravier (Exec. advisor & Snr. advisor respectively – Wipro Technology) lets us know what block chaining is all about. What is the difference between block chain and bitcoin? They tell Brett levy all about it at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 and gives insights into the future of mobile payment.
Mandisa Ntloko (GM. Enterprise Marketing – MTB Business) explains why MTN is at Gartner and how they are positioning themselves in the business space.
Paulo Ferreira (Director of Enterprise Mobility – Samsung) speaks to Brett Levy at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016 about mobile data security. He discusses how Samsung consumer products have made their way to businesses and therefore need to be more secure. He explains how Samsung Knox was a result of this and how it works.
Graham Vorster (CTO – Gijima) discusses transformation in the workplace with Brett Levy at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2016. He explains that Gijima is 41.5% owned by females which is unusual for a technology company. He also explains some of the work that Gijima is doing and all about the “school of digital” platform.
Val Moodley (Snr. Manager – MTN Business) explains why MTN, a mobile operator, is using Cloud technologies. She unpacks what IOT (Internet of Things) is doing for MTN Business and she gives fascinating details of how IOT can help track and eradicate rhino poaching.
Louise Steenekamp (Director of energy and natural resources – Wipro) tells Brett that Wipro is “technology on steroids”. Have you ever thought about how they get real time information to and from a mine?… especially since we struggle to get WiFi through a simple wall! Louise explains how it’s all done and how it is being used to make mining more efficient.