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200 ITDMs congregate at World Cloud Show in Jakarta

200 ITDMs congregate at World Cloud Show in Jakarta

Supported by Jakarta Smart City, the 11th global edition of World Cloud Show – Jakarta concluded on 14 September 2021 with over 200 C-suite tech decision-makers tuning in from across Indonesia to navigate the push for cloud and Digital Transformation in the region.

The show virtually brought together the region’s key players in the cloud and data ecosystem, including government officials, leading cloud solution providers and executives from significant think tanks.

Lim May-ann, Executive Director at Asia Cloud Computing Association, said: “Indonesia is in a strong position when it comes to cloud adoption since it has a large population of young people who are eager to embrace cloud technologies, which will entice investors and entrepreneurs to invest more in this industry.”

Satyam Priyadarshy, Managing Director – IC and Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist, Halliburton, added: “Every industry, irrespective of sector, needs to leverage emerging technology like the cloud computing paradigm and need for transformation at an accelerated pace to be a resilient and sustainable business.”

The event addressed prominent issues in the cloud ecosystem such as multi-cloud adoption and modernising information architecture; neoteric frontiers in the cloud and Edge Computing; data centres and clouds in the digital era; essentials for effective data storage and management; latest cybersecurity technologies to safeguard cloud infrastructure transformation; legal framework and strategies for the cloud deployment in Indonesia, and; how to strengthen core data strategies and digital infrastructures within their organisations, among others.

The show featured a groundbreaking collaboration of experts such as:

  • Juan Intan Kanggrawan, Head of Data Analytics, Jakarta Smart City
  • Sonny Supriyadia, SVP, Head, Pricing and Data Analytics, Maybank Indonesia
  • Ms Lim May-an, Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association
  • Setiaji, Head of Department at ICT – Digital Services, Jakarta Provincial Government
  • Sijukumar Kumaran, Director, Data Intelligence Services, Alibaba Cloud
  • Arief Pribadi, Technical Director, Nutanix
  • Siddharth Pandey, Cloud Solution Architect, Alibaba Cloud Indonesia
  • Andri Agustinus, Director, Solution Architect, APAC OutSystems
  • Tio Bagio, Senior Solutions Engineer, HashiCorp
  • Georgios Damaskinos, Machine Learning Engineer, Facebook

Arief Pribadi, Technical Director at Nutanix Indonesia, said: “By applying cloud technology, organisations must have the ability to change and transform their people, process and not just technology.”

“Virtual events offer everybody in the industry an excellent opportunity to meet during these difficult times. Cloud solutions and strategies are an affordable and intelligent necessity of the hour,” said Mithun Shetty, CEO of Trescon.

The show was hosted on the virtual events platform Vmeets, which helped the participants network and conduct business in an interactive and immersive virtual environment. Participants were also 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.

World Cloud Show – Jakarta was officially sponsored by Lead Sponsor – Alibaba Cloud; Platinum Sponsor – Nutanix; Gold Sponsor – Outsystems and Cloud Comrade | HashiCorp; Bronze Sponsor – Wherscape, Epsilon.

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