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Cloud-First Approach gains boost: Leading Tech experts gather to discuss Philippines’ changing business landscape

Over 300 online participants joined Trescon’s World Cloud Show to shed light on what is driving Philippines to high-level path of Cloud adoption in the ‘new normal’.

Friday, 06 November 2020:  Cloud adoption continues at a great momentum. Even though fundamental issues, gaps and challenges regarding privacy and security are being reported by tech leaders from various Asian enterprises. World Cloud Show – Manila addressed all such challenges and unearthed the latest trends, strategies and critical investment opportunities impacting Philippines’ cloud computing market with top IT decision-makers and experts in the world of cloud computing.

Some of the top speakers who shared crucial insights on new developments in Cloud technology during the Covid-19 era included, Jose Carlos P. Reyes, Cybersecurity Bureau Director at Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Philippines; Leandro Angelo Y. Aguirre, Deputy Commissioner of the National Privacy Commission, Philippines; Micky Lo, MD, Chief Technology Risk Officer APAC , The Bank of New York Mellon; Sascha Pallenberg, Head of Digital Transformation, Daimler AG, Taiwan; Christopher Alviar, Technical Solutions Architect, Cisco, ASEAN; Leo Alvarado, Senior Manager, Technology Cloud Engineering and Cloud Innovation Lead, Oracle, ASEAN; Doug Farndale, Head of Growth Technologies, APAC, Check Point; Elbert Guintivano, Director – Sales and Marketing, Via Appia Philippines Inc.; Ian Cruz, Solutions Architect at OutSystems, among others.

Key Highlights and Takeaways from World Cloud Show

Jose Carlos P. Reyes from DICT in his keynote on ‘Cloud and Cybersecurity – Government Perspective’ said that, “Fundamental to a country’s Cybersecurity policy is ensuring security across its critical information infrastructures. One of the four key imperatives in the Philippines National Cybersecurity Plan is the protection of critical infrastructures. In most countries like ours, critical infrastructure operators largely reside in the private sector. So, it is important that such a framework promotes close public and private collaboration, and reflects the needs and objectives of all stakeholders.”

“We are viewing Cloud as a digital enabler, and again Cloud is just a technology that we will be using. Our strategies and all new applications should be Cloud-enabled so that we can decide at any time if we want to be on-premise or off-premise,” said Micky Lo from The Bank of New York Mellon, Hong Kong.

The conference was hosted on Vmeets, an advanced virtual events platform specialised in providing a modern digital experience setup for immersive and interactive virtual events that create real engagements, deliver data and drive revenue.

At the virtual events platform, participants discussed key areas and challenges such as; enabling digital workplace with Cloud, data management and security enhancements for the Cloud, multi-Cloud strategy in the digital era, re-imagining Cloud in a post COVID world and more.

World Cloud Show – Manila was officially sponsored by; Platinum Sponsor – Cisco; Gold Sponsors – Oracle, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., OutSystems and Via Appia Philippines Inc.; Bronze Sponsors – Alibaba Cloud, Snowflake and Radware; Exhibitor – NeoSOFT Technologies; Visiting Partner – BCS Technology International

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: worldcloudshow to know more.

For further details, please contact: 

Kannan R

Corporate Communications Manager 

[email protected]

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