Redington, a value-added distributor of end to end security solutions by Fortinet have together with the latter agreed on a partnership to sponsor the most awaited regional Virtual manufacturing forum.
Dubbed #CIOIndusrty4.0Forum, the inaugural virtual session is slated on the 6th August 2020 from 9.00 AM EAT purposes to provide an interactive platform for discussing the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies, to increase productivity and access to better services and markets in the manufacturing and supply chain management.
Laura Chite, CEO, CIO East Africa noted that the fourth industrial revolution must be led by innovation and the offerings of the dynamic new technologies. “Industry 4.0 presents a bigger opportunity for the manufacturing industry. This is an opportune time for the sector industry players to leverage smart technologies to make an impact into the market space,” she said while urging the sector player to seize the chance to learn from frontrunner peers on course with digital transformation initiatives.
Redington offers solutions spanning across technology domains such as Networking, Voice, Servers, Storage, Software, Security and Infrastructure while its partner, Fortinet offers end to end security solutions across business networks in range that can be optimized for the data center security solutions and varied size business network security solutions. At the Forum, the duo represented by Imran Chaudhrey, Country Manager at Fortinet East Africa will deliberate on ‘Securing the Manufacturing Industry 4.0′.
Fortinet will also participate in a panel discussion themed: The Emergence of New Business Models in Manufacturing, which Gilbert Saggia, Executive VP Commercial, Ajua will moderate.
Also up for an insightful engagement is, ‘Overcoming Manufacturing Challenges in the Era of Smart Manufacturing’, that will be done on a panel as moderated by Harry Hare, Chairman CIO East Africa. Hare’s panelists include Mucai Kunyiha, Chairman, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Firas Ahmad, CEO, Azam Pay, Vimal Shah, Chairman, BIDCO Africa, and Dierdre Fryer, Head of Solution Engineering at SYSPRO.
Click on this link to register; https://cioea.eventbank.com/event/east-africa-industry-4-0-forum-25185/
The virtual forum is an unparalleled meeting place for decision-makers in the manufacturing and production space, to share knowledge and experience in optimising operations in the age of technology.
It presents a unique opportunity for learning, exchanging opinions, and expanding one’s network, enabled by the valuable insights from specialists in the sphere of digital technologies.
To participate, click on this link; https://cioea.eventbank.com/event/east-africa-industry-4-0-forum-25185/