DCN April 2016 - Page 30

show preview DON’T MISS THESE TOP SPEAKERS! Tuesday 12th April Sebastian Krause, General Manager, IBM Cloud, Europe The new normal for the digital economy Keynote Theatre: Cloud Expo Europe, 10.10-10.35 Robin Brown, VP, Colt Data Centre Services Skoda vs. Porsche: why operational excellence in the data centre outshines a fancy exterior Data Centres of the Future Theatre, 11.00-11.25 Kevin Chapman, Sales Director, Piller UK Game Changing UPS Technology for Data Centres Facilities & Critical Equipment Theatre, 14.15-14.40 Gerhard Nel, Product Manager, Standard Bank of South Africa Data Centre Challenges in Africa Data Centres of the Future Theatre, 15.00-15.25 Phil Collerton, Managing Director, The Uptime Institute Data Centre Trends Driving Change in 2016 – What does it mean to you? Data Centre Design & Build Physical Security Theatre, 11.15-11.40 Thomas Magedanz, Head of Software based Networks Division, Fraunhofer Institute Fokus Introducing the Fraunhofer Fokus 5G Playground – Prototyping emerging SDN/NFV based 5G Infrastructures and Applications Software Defined Data Centre and Networks & DCIM Theatre: 11.55-12.20 Adam Foster, Group Executive, Sports Practice, Dimension Data Julien Goupil, Media Director, Amaury Sport Organisation The digital transformation of the Tour de France Keynote Theatre: Cloud Expo Europe, 13.05-13.30 Selected exhibitors… Southco Data Centre World stand E30 Southco will showcase a number of innovations in the arena of physical rack level security for data centre and IT infrastructure on stand E30. Making its DCW debut at the event, Southco will take the opportunity to unveil its hottest new products, including the revolutionary H3-EM electronic locking swing handle which now incorporates HID iClass and Prox multi-card technology into a single product. Employing energy efficient microprocessor motor control and monitoring technology, this latest product delivers 30 optimum reliability for users. The H3EM is an easy-to-install and integrate physical security solution which can utilise existing building security system infrastructure and access management credentials, representing the new frontier in data centre security. The event will see a purpose built data centre erected using components sourced from a select few of exhibitors at the event, including the H3-EM, offering the industry a sneak preview of the product in action. Also showcased will be a new range of versatile security upgrade kits and tools for existing multi-vendor installations, minimising cost and time of implementation. Furthermore, as part of a speaker presentation entitled ‘Locking out Human Error, Locking in Compliance’, Steve Spatig, general manager of Southco Electronic Access Solutions, will be exploring some of the key issues around data centre security, including the financial implications of human error in data centre security and ways in which this can be minimised. For further information visit: www.southco.com