2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference – Photos

The 2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference, hosted in partnership with Liquid Telecom, took place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on 6 June 2019.

The event is a meeting place for the South African IT community and a platform for IT decision makers to interact and do business with South Africa’s top cloud and hosting providers.

The 2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference attracted over 1,100 ICT executives and managers from across South Africa and neighbouring countries.

These delegates were treated to excellent presentations from South Africa’s top cloud, hosting, and security experts.

Radio 702’s Aki Anastasiou was the emcee at the event, with Liquid Telecom’s new CEO Reshaad Sha delivering the keynote address.

The expo area hosted South Africa’s top cloud and hosting players, which included Liquid Telecom, Huawei, Connection Telecom, VMWare, Teraco, Schneider Electric, Axiz, and Microsoft.

Photos of the great event are posted below.


The 2019 MyBroadband Cloud Conference offered delegates a great opportunity to interact with South Africa’s top cloud and hosting providers.


The speaking hall is packed with South African ICT executives and managers who wanted to learn more about the journey into the cloud and developments in this field.


MC Aki Anastasiou opened the conference with an excellent overview of the South African cloud environment and developments in the market over the past year.


Liquid Telecom CEO Reshaad Sha gave an excellent overview of the journey to the cloud.


David Meintjes, MD of Connection Telecom, discusses the importance of going digital.


Marcus Tay, Director for Cloud and Data Center Solutions at Huawei, gives an overview of cloud platforms, security, and Huawei’s growing cloud capabilities.


Kevin George, Cloud Specialist at Microsoft, discusses the importance of technology in improving lives.


Teraco MD Jan Hnizdo discusses the importance of South African data centres in the African cloud environment and what role Teraco plays to bring cloud services to the country.


The panel discussion hosted by Jan Vermeulen with VMWare’s Dave Funnell and Mimecast’s Mikey Molfessis shed light on security, virtualisation, and related topics.


Lunch is served and delegates interact with the conference exhibitors.


Derek Friend, Regional Executive Head at Schneider Electric, discussed the edge of the cloud and the need for green power.


Kathryn Tindale, Director Channel and General Business at SAP Africa, talked about the potential of technology and cloud services and how it is transforming businesses.


Ocea Garriock, Solution Engineering Director at Oracle, discussed the advantages and challenges of moving to the cloud.


Victor Botlhokwane, Technology Sales Consulting Manager at Oracle, spoke about database innovation and how it relates to the cloud.


Brett St’Clair, Chief Executive Officer at Siatik, discussed the best way to move into the cloud and the latest developments which are set to shake up the industry.


Networking and prize draws after the conference.


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