• Explore the Expo

      See, touch and discover the technologies that will help bring your innovations to life.

      Sandton Convention Centre
      161 Maude St, Sandown, Sandton, 2196

    • Find a session to help you and your business continue your journey to excellence. 

  • 7:30 - 9:00 | Arrival and Registration

    9:00 - 10:00 | Welcome to the Forum

    • Welcome!

      Speaker: Aki Anastasiou, Cape Talk and 702 presenter

      Location: The Pavillion


      Speaker: Doug Woolley, General Manager, Dell Technologies South Africa


      Speaker: Patricia Florissi, Vice President, Global CTO for Sales

    10:00 - 10:30 | Coffee & Tea break

    10:30 - 12:00 | Accelerate Your Transformation


      Speaker: Vusi Thembekwayo, Industry speaker and mutiple board member


      Dell customers talk about their challenges and experiences on stage

    12:00 - 13:00 | Lunch Break

    13:00 - 14:00 | Women In Technology


      Location: Committee Room 2

    13:00 - 13:30 | Breakout Session #1 - Transformation

    • IT Transformation: Build your Foundation for Innovation

      THEATRE 1

      This discussion shares Dell Technologies point-of-view regarding the key elements involved with transforming IT into a streamlined organization that helps enable the innovation engine within the organization to achieve a digital future. Topics discussed will include the modernization of infrastructure, operations, and service delivery.

    • Workforce Transformation: Helping you put your employees first

      THEATRE 2

      At Dell Technologies, we believe we are uniquely positioned to help you achieve your workforce transformation goals. We enable you to attract and retain the right talent and grow your business effectively by providing seamless and intuitive user experiences, simplified management, as well as trusted security. It is our job to help you put your employees first.

    • Security Transformation: Rethink security to accelerate your Innovation

      THEATRE 3

      In the digital era, security needs to be at the center of your business. Threats are increasingly sophisticated, multifaceted, and expanding in number daily. Organizations need security at the speed of business.  Learn how Dell Technologies’ trusted security solutions help you ensure security is an essential part of your business strategy to accelerate innovation.

    • Application Transformation: The Foundation For Your Digital Strategy

      THEATRE 4

      Are you wondering how you can release new digital products and experiences faster, or reduce the cost of maintaining your existing application portfolio so you can free up budget for innovation? Join this session to learn how you can accelerate your digital strategy by rethinking the way you design, build and run both custom and off-the-shelf applications.

    13:40 - 14:10 | Breakout Session #2 - Infrastructure

    • The Power of the Portfolio: Dell EMC Storage

      THEATRE 1

      Data is rapidly becoming a significant source of capital in today’s digital economy—and organizations are sharply focused on how data is stored and managed. This session highlights the role Dell EMC plays in addressing today’s increasing demand for storage, featuring recent innovations across the industry-leading Dell EMC primary and unstructured storage portfolios. Specifically, new platforms and capabilities will be discussed, as well as new multi-cloud offerings and automation capabilities—all designed to unlock your data capital.

    • The New Frontier: A Unified Workspace that gives IT time back

      THEATRE 2

      Imagine a world where your IT team can stop spending the majority of their time on device set ups, app updates and support calls. Imagine what they can do with their time to solve critical business challenges and innovate.  Stop imagining and learn more how you can revolutionize your business with Dell Technologies Unified Workspace.

    • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: A challenge to consider

      THEATRE 3

      AI and ML are challenging the way that business is conducted and bring new considerations for infrastructure, for data, and for monetization.  This session will look at some of these considerations and attempts at remediating them.

    • Driving value through innovation: Dell EMC PowerEdge and PowerSwitch

      THEATRE 4

      Infrastructure modernization is more than just raw computational horsepower or data throughput. Join us to learn how Dell EMC PowerEdge servers and PowerSwitch networking deliver innovative hardware features, management capabilities and strategic approaches to provide the greatest possible value for your business or organization.

    14:30 - 15:00 | Breakout Session #3 - Client Solutions

    • Dell EMC Data Protection Portfolio Overview: Cloud-Enabled, Software-Defined, VMware Integrated

      THEATRE 1

      Are you wondering how you can release new digital products and experiences faster, or reduce the cost of maintaining your existing application portfolio so you can free up budget for innovation? Join this session to learn how you can accelerate your digital strategy by rethinking the way you design, build and run both custom and off-the-shelf applications.

    • Work at Full Speed with Dell Client Solutions

      THEATRE 2

      Dell’s latest product line-up, featuring a completely redesigned mobility portfolio, is focused on delivering faster, smarter end-user experiences to get people productive more quickly and easily, and help them stay there. Learn how your employees can work at full speed.

    • Edge, IoT and 5G: Connecting people and machines to data

      THEATRE 3

      The Edge is a data-rich environment with new sources of information developing every day.  To extract the maximum value of this data, connections between people, machines, and the organizations that transform data is vital.  This session will look at how to extract business value from this data-rich environment.

    • Unified Workspace: Modern Management on Your Terms

      THEATRE 4

      In a world of diverse device types, operating systems, applications and an increasingly remote workforce, does it feel like your traditional tools and processes aren’t keeping up? Hear Dell and VMware share best practices for your UEM strategy that you can take home to transform your organization so your high-value talent spends less time on low value work.

    15:10 - 15:40 | Breakout Session #4 - Emerging Technologies

    • Modernize and Transform IT with Converged and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

      THEATRE 1

      Modern IT organizations want to eliminate complexity by extending consistent infrastructure and operations across their private cloud, public cloud, and edge computing environments. Learn how converged and hyperconverged infrastructure are helping businesses transform IT by simplifying and automating operations and delivering a turnkey experience, while also serving as the foundation for Dell Technologies Cloud platforms.

    • Endpoint Security Strategy for the Digital Age

      THEATRE 2

      Where and how people work is changing, and external forces make endpoint security a daunting, if not impossible, task. Make the impossible possible with Dell as your trusted endpoint security partner.  In this session we will discuss security risks in today’s modern world, and how you can gain peace of mind and freedom to embrace your workforce transformation initiatives.

    • Session to be confirmed

      THEATRE 3

    • Dell Technologies Cloud – Cloud Without the Chaos

      THEATRE 4

      Managing multiple clouds is the new reality for organizations, but that doesn’t have to mean added complexity. See how Dell Technologies Cloud can improve your cloud experience with consistent infrastructure and operations across private cloud, public cloud, and the edge.

    15:40 - 16:00 | Meet the Springboks and prize giving


      Location: The Pavilion

    16:00 - 17:30 | After event drinks and networking