Microtek joins Eaton and icolo.io as sponsors of the 2017 CIO100 Symposium and Awards

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Delegates at the past CIO100 Awards and Symposium 2016

Microtek, Eaton and icolo.io have joined this year’s sponsorship wagon for the East Africa CIO100 Symposium and Awards slated for 8th – 10th November at the prestigious Enashipai Resort in Naivasha, Kenya.

The three sponsors join Seacom, Oracle, Forcepoint, Checkpoint and Copy Cat all of which secured sponsorship opportunities for CIO 100 a fortnight ago. Both Sage and Dell EMC  are sponsoring the CIO-CEO Leadership session organized under the auspices of the annual CIO 100 Symposium.

“CIO100  Symposium and Awards offers our sponsors a platform to leverage on industry insights and to take advantage of new opportunities for growth and simplification something  Microtek, Eaton and icolo, are excited about as it helps them realize early success in their business transformation journey,” said Laura Chite, Chief Executive, CIO East Africa.

Microtek, focuses on delivering value through integrated solutions for data intensive businesses that help the enterprises across the world overcome their business challenges.

We have worked with CIO East Africa before and the results were of high standard, CIO100 Symposium and Awards will ensure that as a company we can illustrate how we help companies to identify the gaps between where they are now and where they need to be. Whether you need to re-engineer every process, skillset, or simply move to a new technology platform, we’ll work closely with you to develop a bespoke program,” Vasant Manwadkar, Chief Executive Officer at Microtek Systems Inc.

“As a company, we work with clients in a variety of fields and offer multi-platform application solutions and client satisfaction is of utmost importance as we help them gain competitive edge and transform into digital enterprises. Today, we are the trusted technology partner for global Fortune 500 companies by powering them with cutting-edge solutions, using emerging technologies” said Vasant Manwadkar, Chief Executive Officer at Microtek Systems Inc.

“We have worked with CIO East Africa before and the results were of high standard, CIO100 Symposium and Awards will ensure that as a company we can illustrate how we help companies to identify the gaps between where they are now and where they need to be. Whether you need to re-engineer every process, skillset, or simply move to a new technology platform, we’ll work closely with you to develop a bespoke program,” he added.

In the recent past, several companies have been making a deliberate effort to transform their business strategies. This has been enhanced through roll-out of digital transformation initiatives. Companies such as icolo and Eaton are focused on the dimensions that can enhance capacities of businesses. icolo designs, builds and operates state of the art neutral data centers to serve a broad spectrum of clients.

“We are delighted to be associated with the forthcoming East Africa CIO 100 Symposium scheduled from 8th – 10th November. Data centres are integral to successful digital transformation strategy- which is currently driven by cloud computing, big data and the Internet of Things (IoT) and Security. Companies not only want to stay ahead of competitors but also maximize their technology efficiency to ensure they are set apart from the rest. In order for this to happen companies need to have an operational digital transformation strategy that will be successful hence data centres role is key,” said Zainab Daham, Marketing Manager, icolo.io

Power management company Eaton digital transformation journey was made evident when the US based company offered the “eNotify Remote Monitoring” service that provides 24×7 remote monitoring of connected Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) systems.

“Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of our power management technologies and services,” said Frank Campbell, Eaton’s President for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “I’ve always said, if you get enough people pulling on the same rope in the same direction, at the same time, amazing things happen. I think that’s the recipe for Eaton’s success.”

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