Nairobi will host the 13th annual Africa Cloud & Security Summit scheduled to take place on March 16-17, 2023.
The Africa Cloud & Security Summit brings together leading cloud and cyber security experts and practitioners from across Africa to discuss new trends in cloud computing and cybersecurity.
The forum will also focus on promoting cloud adoption among businesses, innovations driving the future of cloud computing, strategies for choosing the right cloud vendors, data security and compliance, among others.
“In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, Africa’s technology industry has a critical role to play in shaping the future of our continent,” said Harry Hare, Chairman dx5, formerly CIO Africa, which is the main organizer of the event.
“At our 13th edition of the Africa Cloud and Security Summit, we’re bringing together the brightest minds in technology to explore innovative solutions that will shape the future.”
He added: “We are looking forward to delving into the latest trends and strategies in cloud and security. Our agenda is to invite, and collaborate with, like-minded individuals and organisations to drive Africa’s tech revolution forward.”
Africa Data Centres (ADC) East Africa Region Managing Director Dan Kwach, said cloud service providers form an integral part of the rich digital ecosystem in the secure, reliable, and carrier-neutral data centres.
“Supporting the upcoming Africa Cloud & Security Summit offers Africa Data Centres a chance to hear from our customers and other stakeholders, share what we are doing to retain our leadership position,” he said.
“And most importantly, ensure alignment with all stakeholders on the roles we play in Africa’s digital transformation agenda.”
The cloud, Mr Hare noted, has become a key part of modern enterprise infrastructure, providing businesses with scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions for managing data and applications.
Mr Hare said, the future of cloud computing presents both opportunities and challenges for organisations.
The Africa Cloud & Security Summit will feature keynote speeches, panel discussions, case studies and interactive sessions led by renowned experts and practitioners in the field of cloud computing and cybersecurity.
Participants will also get an opportunity to network and interact with industry leaders and explore innovative solutions that will shape the future of Africa’s technology industry.