Myriad Connect, Fortinet and Veritas partner to host Saccotech Forum in Nairobi

Laura Chite CEO, CIO East Africa

Myriad Connect has agreed to a partnership compact with CIO East Africa to host the Forthcoming SACCOTECH summit in Nairobi on the 10th of April 2019 at Serena Hotel

Myriad’s band has been joined by two other sponsors; Fortinet and Veritas, together who will spur the most desired technological disruption in the SACCOs domain.

Themed Harnessing Technology in SACCOS for Socio-Economic Development, the event will host a myriad of expertise from the Crème Della Crème of the Sacco space in Kenya.

Up for discussion is and not limited to: The Role of Saccos in National Transformation, Digitization of Saccos for Effective Financial Inclusion, Saccos as a Catalyst to the Big Four Agenda and Shaping the Saccos Competitiveness in a Digital Economy.

Speaking on the partnership, Ms Laura Chite the CEO CIO East Africa expressed gratitude to the industry players on-boarding to see to the success of the forum saying, “We are gratified to have you as partners for this premier Saccotech Forum in Kenya. The Saccos industry has been longing for appropriate technology to disrupt its operations.”

Myriad Connect is a mobile technology specialist, empowering enterprises to quickly and easily develop and deliver reliable, secure and cost effective new mobile services to users, regardless of access to data connection. Its unique range of products and services, leverage ubiquitous mobile technology, to drive digital inclusion and enable the potential for digital transformation in markets across the world. They would emphasize on migration to the cloud and how Saccos can successfully move to the cloud even in a single day!

Speaking differently about the partnership, the companies acknowledged the importance of the forum pointing out on the technology gaps in the Saccos space and how an improvement on that front shall aid the growth of Saccos and even the penetration for the same.

Fortinet, that delivers broad, truly integrated and high-performance security solutions across the IT infrastructure, on-boards to provide top-rated network and content security as well as secure access products that share intelligence that work to form an appropriate fabricated solutions for Saccos.

An American international data management company Veritas, specializes in storage management software including the first commercial journaling file system, VxVM, VxFS, VCS, the personal/small office backup software Backup Exec and the enterprise backup software, NetBackup.

They join to discuss the viability of technology getting incorporated into Saccos and the possible security concerns that would come with such an advancement. They also will discuss solutions with which to mitigate while deliberating on the Systems and Infrastructure.

The Saccotech Forum is the foremost in Kenya and is meant to foster a habit of incorporating technology into Saccos in this era of digitization as technology as a tool has proven its ability to enhance service delivery and seamless operations in other sectors of the financial industry even in Saccos from elsewhere in the world.




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