Accelerating Next

We see a world where all your data flows between all your edges and all your clouds

Our world is shifting from large data centers to small centers of data everywhere. The explosion of built-in intelligence, hyper-connectivity and data from the edge is reshaping markets, disrupting every industry and transforming how we live and work.

In this edge-to-cloud world, the future will belong to the fast.

Join us at our HPE Discover More event to see how technology, apps and data from the Edge, to the Cloud can come together for your enterprise to redefine experiences and drive smarter, hyper-efficient operations.

We’re excited about what’s next and believe HPE is the best partner to help you accelerate what’s next for your enterprise.

Let’s embark on this transformation journey towards a better future, together.

Highlights 2019

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Let’s accelerate your transformation together!

Join us to learn more about how Hewlett Packard Enterprise can help you turn your ideas into revenue faster than ever before.

With seismic shifts taking place in IT, the future will always belong to companies that push the boundaries of what’s possible. HPE enables enterprises to accelerate innovation and time to value as well as helping you to optimize your current environments

Redefine experiences at the edge

Redefine experiences at the edge

Across smart digital stores, schools, factories and more, discover the many ways HPE can help you transform your customer and employee experiences to drive growth, productivity and efficiency.

Ignite innovation with cloud

Ignite innovation with cloud

Learn from HPE experts how to implement a successful cloud transformation strategy that’s hybrid by design to give you the choice, speed, and flexibility your enterprise needs to create, innovate and thrive.

Unlock insights from all of your data

Unlock insights from all of your data

Explore how A.I., advanced analytics and next-generation architectures can support your enterprise to create new insights, actions and experiences from all of your data, from edge to cloud.

Speakers

  • President Ntuli
    President Ntuli Managing Director Hewlett Packard Enterprise South Africa Read more
    Eng Lim Goh, PhD
    Dr. Eng Lim Goh Vice President and CTO,
    HPC & AI
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
    Sorin Cristian Cheran
    Sorin Cristian Cheran Artificial Intelligence
    Chief Technologist
    Hewlett Packard Labs,
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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    Tal Elgar
    Tal Elgar Account Director Intel Corporation Read more
    Marc Waters
    Marc Waters Managing Director UK, Ireland, Middle East & Africa Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
    Gary Thome
    Gary Thome VP & Chief Technology Officer, Software Defined & Cloud Group Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
  • Christopher Wellise
    Christopher Wellise Chief Sustainability Officer Corporate Affairs Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
    Olivier Frank
    Olivier Frank WW Sales Director, Converged Servers, Edge & IoT Systems Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
    Vish Mulchand
    Vish Mulchand Vice President, WW Sales & Category Management Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more
    Wolfgang Egger
    Wolfgang Egger Vice President and Managing Director of HPE Middle East and South Africa Hewlett Packard Enterprise Read more

Agenda

8:00 - 9:00
Registration
9:00 - 9:18
Welcome
President Ntuli Managing Director, Sherifa Hady, Marc Waters
9:18 - 9:50
Keynote Session
Dr Goh Vice President and CTO, HPC & AI

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The digital Enterprise of the future will be edge-centric, data-driven and cloud-enabled. Innovation will evolve and disrupt business and operating models, while experiences are redefined at the Edge and data will open up unprecedented possibilities. Technology should evolve to respond to new requirements in terms of scale, speed and ease of use. This session will explore how HPE is continuing innovating to enable success in this fast changing landscape.

9:50 - 10:20
Shaping the Future of the Datacentre
Vish Mulchand VP of WW Sales & Category Management for HPE Storage

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The Intelligence Era is giving birth to the Intelligent Enterprise. An enterprise that is Always-On, Always Fast, Always Agile, and Built for Innovation. With data at the heart of everything you do, you need to unlock all the value out of your data. Our Intelligent Data Platform is built upon workload-optimized systems for hybrid cloud and underpinned by HPE InfoSight, the industry’s most advanced AI for infrastructure. Join us to see how we recently advanced the Intelligent Data Platform in a big way – with HPE Primera, HPE SimpliVity, HPE Nimble Storage dHCI, HPE Hybrid Cloud for Google Cloud’s Anthos and, with HPE BlueData.

10:20 - 10:35
Building the Future Together - Key innovations for Digital Transformation
Tal Elgar, Account Director for Intel Corporation

The Intelligence Era is giving birth to the Intelligent Enterprise. An enterprise that is Always-On, Always Fast, Always Agile, and Built for Innovation. With data at the heart of everything you do, you need to unlock all the value out of your data. Our Intelligent Data Platform is built upon workload-optimized systems for hybrid cloud and underpinned by HPE InfoSight, the industry’s most advanced AI for infrastructure. Join us to see how we recently advanced the Intelligent Data Platform in a big way – with HPE Primera, HPE SimpliVity, HPE Nimble Storage dHCI, HPE Hybrid Cloud for Google Cloud’s Anthos and, with HPE BlueData.

10:35 - 11:00
Break
11:00 - 11:30
Unlock your data with Artificial Intelligence. "Do you need an AI strategy ?"
Sorin Cristian Cheran, Artificial Intelligence Chief Technologist

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Almost every week, we hear about another field that artificial intelligence has overtaken. Now, the question is not if but when AI will be used to automate a task, a process or a simulation helping businesses deliver better outcomes. But how exactly can AI help you ? How do we go down the path of adopting artificial intelligence within our strategies. Is all about the data or more is needed? In this session we are going to discuss how AI can impact business today and one needs to get ready for the new intelligent wave which is coming. Are you ready ?

11:30 - 12:00
Panel Discussion: Accelerate Transformation
Wolfgang Egger

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Everyone’s on a transformation journey – the key is driving speed in today’s hybrid reality. We live in a hyper-connected world where everyone and increasingly everything is generating and sharing data, creating new value and driving a new speed of business. Hybrid cloud success stems from a strategy spanning technology, people, and economics. We will share how we can help you identify the right mix of clouds for your apps and workloads, adopt new IT consumption models, better manage your clouds, and modernize your infrastructure for cloud experiences on- and off-premises.

12:00 - 12:30
Break
12:30 - 13:00
Redefine Experiences at the Edge
Olivier Frank WW Sales Director, Converged Servers, Edge & IoT Systems

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The Intelligent Edge intersects people, places, things and their data. Data that can be transformed into insights that digitally redefine experiences and create new efficiencies. At Discover More, we highlight how the these new experiences and efficiencies enable citizens, customers, employees, and growth. In the presentation, HPE lays out the elements of the Intelligent Edge, and how it helps you digitally redefine your world.

13:00 - 13:30
Ignite Innovation with Cloud
Gary Thome VP & Chief Technology Officer, Software Defined & Cloud Group
13:30 - 14:00
The economics of sustainability: How the Circular Economy can transform the speed of innovation
Chris Wellise Chief Sustainability Officer Corporate Affairs
14:00 - 14:10
Closing
14:15 - 15:00
Lunch and networking
15:00 - 16:00
HPE Africa Business Seminar
Women Leaders in Technology
Unplugged Architects Club

Venue

Join us in Johannesburg

The Forum
Sloane St, Bryanston, Sandton,
2191, South Africa

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