Cisco’s rebranded technology event Cisco Connect 2013 Kenya (formerly Cisco Expo) will be held in Nairobi Kenya from October 8 – 9 at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The event showcases the firm’s technologies, products and solutions.
Under the theme ‘Your Vision Made Possible’, the forum aims to provide a platform for Cisco to discuss and showcase current ICT trends such as the Internet of Everything (IoE), and how organizations and governments throughout East Africa can leverage these trends to drive business success and make their visions possible.
Participants will also benefit from presentations and technology breakout sessions delivered by Cisco subject matter experts, as well as Cisco partner workshops. These sessions will embrace technology topics such as cloud, collaboration, video, virtualization and borderless networks.
Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 speakers include:
- David Meads, Cisco’s Vice President for Africa and Sabrina Dar, Cisco’s newly appointed General Manager for East Africa will jointly deliver the opening keynote
- Howard Charney, Senior Vice President, Office of the President will also deliver a keynote on Cisco’s strategy around the Internet of Everything (IoE).
- Den Sullivan, Head of Architectures and Enterprise, Emerging Theatre, Cisco deliver a keynote entitled ‘Architecting the Future.’
Sabrina Dar, Cisco East Africa GM said: “As adoption of information and communication technologies in Africa accelerates at unprecedented pace, so too does its effect on breaking down barriers, increasing the connections between people and its ability to bring the world closer together. With this in mind, it is all the more important that business leaders, IT experts and key decision makers in Kenya and East Africa as a whole are kept informed of the latest technology solution developments.”
Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 will also feature the ‘World of Solutions’, an interactive exhibition area where visitors can explore the broader Cisco partner ecosystem, experience Cisco solutions, and hear the unique perspective of Cisco technology experts and partners. Cisco Connect Kenya 2013 expects to attract over 1,000 attendees, comprising regional business and technical decision makers from government and mid to large enterprises from a diverse cross-section of industries.