Welcome & Opening Remarks by Chairman

Darren Thayre, Director, Citihub Consulting


KEYNOTE: Data Center Infrastructure Management for a New Age in Business Computing

Dane Anderson, Vice President, Research Director and Region Manager Serving CIOs, Forrester Research

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Challenges and Opportunities in Transforming and Reducing Client Site Architecture into a Single Hosted Platform

  • The business trends in moving into a single platform in banking/financial services industry
  • Migrating to a single Data Center platform for reduced site foot prints and associated costs
  • Effective strategies to migrate to a single Data Center platform

Supparat Sivapetchnarat, Head of Delivery – Global, Thomson Reuters, Thailand

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Morning Coffee Break


Executive Panel I: Data Center of the Future – A Roadmap to the Era of Convergence

  • The shifts towards converged infrastructure in data center – Should you embrace it?
  • Things to know about converged infrastructure and how it affects you
  • Strategies for maximizing success and minimizing risks of failure in integrated infrastructure

Saravanan Krishnan, Chair, Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) South Asia

Iskak Hendrawan, Country Head of Technology, ANZ Indonesia
Dr. John Kan, CIO, Information Systems & Technology Dept., A*STAR
Paul Loke, Senior Assistant Director (Information Technology, Admin & Corporate Planning), The National Art Gallery, Singapore
Supparat Sivapetchnarat, Head of Delivery –Global, Thomson Reuters, Thailand


Case Study in Successfully Integrating Data Center Infrastructure for Maximized Efficiency, Capacity and Availability

S. Francis Rajan, Vice President – ICT (Information & Communication Technology), Bangalore International Airport Ltd. (BIAL), India

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Do You Have a Clear Vision for Migration to 40 and 100gbe?

With demands for mobility and cloud computing on the rise, a greater strain on Data Center Networks is driving speeds for Servers to 40Gbps and for supporting Switch Networks to 100Gbps. TE Connectivity would like to give end-users and consultants a better insight into the needs of tomorrow and how to prepare the physical layer for new technologies that are already beginning to be deployed today.

Tim Takala, Technical Director, APAC, Enterprise Networks Division, TE Connectivity

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Networking Lunch


Accelerate Offsite Replication

Shamil Fernando, Systems Engineering Director (APAC & Japan), Silver Peak Systems

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Building a Secure Data Center Infrastructure in Banking Industry

  • The need of highly secure & robust infrastructure for 24×7 operations
  • Challenges of Network Penetration, DDos attack, SQL Injections and Phishing attacks
  • Infrastructure’s security management strategies: 3 Levels of Firewall protected DMZ, Network IPS, DDos protection IPS, WAF, 2 Factor authentication using token, DB encryption
  • Future plans: Virtual infrastructure and private cloud

Iskak Hendrawan, Country Head of Technology, ANZ Indonesia

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Achieving Higher Levels of Efficiency and Effectiveness

Steven Rosen, IT Director, YTL Communications, Malaysia

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Developing a Seamless IT Infrastructure through Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Andrew Hindmarch, Networking and Unified Communications Director for ASEAN and Global Accounts APAC, Avaya

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Afternoon Coffee Break


Adopting Strategic Outsourcing for Data Center and IT Vendor Management – Best Practice for Improved Efficiency

Lee Siew Kit, Vice President, IT Services, SATS Ltd.

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Requirements in the Financial Services Industry and Current Data Center Outsourcing Strategies

  • Migration to CoLos
  • Security & resilience requirements of bank
  • Server consolidation, standardization of data center(s) across the group and overall IT process management
  • Private vs. Public Cloud Implementation: Key concerns and considerations
  • Some references of previous activities and plans in Data Center Management

SaHyeon Jang, Chief IT Manager, Korea Exchange Bank, Korea

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Executive Panel II: Leveraging Outsourcing for Data Center’s Efficiencies: Enterprise’s Strategic Options, Economic Benefits and Challenges 

  • Identifying functions which are best kept by the core company to maximize operations and strategic functions and knowing which roles may be outsourced
  • Evaluating the outsourced data center service availability, accountability and measurement strategies
  • Realizing the extent of data center outsourcing needed to address the future expectations on IT
  • Managing the operational and security challenges in outsourcing data center

Leonard Ong, President, ISACA Singapore Chapter 

Iskak Hendrawan, Country Head of Technology, ANZ Indonesia
S. Francis Rajan, Vice President – ICT (Information & Communication Technology), Bangalore International Airport Ltd. (BIAL), India
Lee Siew Kit, Vice President, IT Services, SATS Ltd


Closing Remarks by Chairman