9th Feb 2021 9:30AM - 6:30PM

Riding The Indian Digital Data Tsunami

Backed by an ambitious Government, India is riding a massive digital wave. From booking cabs (Uber, Ola) to ordering food (Swiggy, Zomato), consumers in increasing numbers are taking the online route today. Given the relentless pace and ever-evolving business models, it is no wonder that enterprises are stepping up their investments in data centers.

The Indian Data Center market is growing at a robust CAGR of 11.4%, and is expected to scale USD 1.5 billion by 2022; up from USD 1.0 billion in 2018. Major growth factors include deeper internet penetration, an increase in digital data, public cloud services, along with a sizeable growth in IoT (Source: Research and Markets).

All of this is set to accelerate further, given the Government’s focus on data localization, which encourages businesses to locally host their data. This will no doubt trigger a wave of new investments in ramping up data center capacity.

Meet our 2021 speakers

Bakshish Dutta

Country Manager, India & SAARC,

Bruce Momjian

VP, PG Evangelist,
EDB and co-founder & core team member of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group

Harishchandra Rana

Data Security Consultant,
Patwa Kinarivala Electronics Ltd

Manoj Paul

Managing Director,
GPX India Pvt Ltd

Rajesh Thadhani

Executive Director – Digital Transformation & Services,
Crayon Software Experts India

Ajay Krishna Thokala

Data Center Specialist,
AMD India Pvt Ltd

Naresh Rana

Sr. Sales Manager – Enterprise & Embedded Storage,
Western Digital

Akshay Dhanak

Group CIO,
Magma Fincorp

Gopi Thangavel

Head of IT Infrastructure,
Reliance Industries Ltd

Vikram K

Senior Director, Industry Verticals,

KV Dipu

Head – Operations
& Customer Service,
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance

Parna Ghosh

Vice President & Group CIO,
Minda Industries Ltd

Sharad Kumar Agarwal

JK Tyre & Industries Ltd

Deepak Keni

Executive Vice President – Special Projects and Enablers, Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd

Bhavin Shah

Regional Sales Manager,
Western Digital

Dr. Avadhut Parab

Global CIO,
Wockhardt Ltd

Rohit Sarda

GM, Finance,
Hindustan Zinc Ltd

Vilas Pujari

ACG Worldwide

Mohit Kapoor

Group CTO,
Mahindra & Mahindra Group

Rachit Mohan

India Head, Data Center Advisory,

Mathew Varghese

Regional Manager,

R Srinivas

General Manager, IT Infrastructure & Security,
The Himalaya Drug Company

Sendil Kumar Venkatesan

Shriram Capital Ltd

Ravi Kalla

Head IT, Automation and Instrumentation,
Anthem Biosciences Pvt Ltd

GP Ashok Kumar

Karur Vysya Bank

Vaibhav Palan

Head - Digital, APAC,

Amit Saxena

Global Deputy CTO,
State Bank of India

Jitendra Panchal


Zainab Lakdawalla

Director Sales,
ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India Pvt Ltd

N. Raman

Group GM - CISO,

DISCUSSION Topics at Data Center & Infrastructure Digital Summit 2021

Lessons from the Masters: From migrating to the cloud to software defining a data center, CIOs share their perspective on key lessons learnt from the trenches
Building an enterprise cloud strategy
The perfect cloud: How to make private, public and hybrid clouds work to your advantage
Preparing your data center for the IoT revolution: What do you need to do now?
Making emerging technologies work for you – a hands on guide from thought leaders on emerging technologies (AI, edge computing, Kubernetes, Containers, SD-WANs)
Best practices for securing your cloud-based applications and protecting your data center from ransomware and DDoS attacks
The ten must have tools for a data center administrator

Who Should Attend

Head of Data Center
VP-Data Center
Head-Cloud Operations
Head of IT Infrastructure
Database Administrator
System Administrators
Infrastructure and Operations Executives & Strategists
Data Center Project Leaders


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