IT News Africa partners with new African ICT conference

Africa’s newest ICT conference, Enterprise ICT Africa is pleased to announce they are working in partnership with the independent media portal dedicated to ICT affairs, IT News Africa. This marks an extension of a long standing and fruitful partnership across the other Com World Series events in Africa.

Enterprise ICT Africa will be co-located with AfricaCom

As part of the agreement, IT News Africa Executive Editor and CEO Abby Wakama, will be taking part in an analyst round table session on Wednesday 9 November at 17:50 on Cloud Computing for SMEs in Africa. He and other members in this panel of experts will discuss and sum up the topics, findings and questions that have been raised throughout the day’s conference.

Enterprise ICT Africa is a brand new 2 day conference that will take place in Cape Town on 9-10 November 2011. Co-located with Africa’s largest communications conference and exhibition, AfricaCom, this exciting new event is dedicated to helping CIOs and IT directors from across the enterprise space to develop effective ICT strategies. The agenda will cover all aspects of enterprise and ICT strategy including: enterprises’ ICT requirements in Africa, developing a strategy for cloud, the future of data centres, enterprise mobility, partnership, innovation & new ICT services, and more.

With the weight of AfricaCom behind it, Enterprise ICT Africa has secured top-level endorsement from industry leaders. Conference speakers include 30+ decision-makers from industries spanning banking, oil, public sector, mining, automotive and more: ABSA Bank, South Africa, Sameer Africa Ltd, Time Tunnel, South Africa, Chevron Nigeria, Standard Bank of South Africa, The Gauteng Shared Service Centre (GSSC), South Africa, Wema Bank PLC, Access Bank, Nigeria, Barclays Bank, Egypt, Co-operative Bank, Kenya to name a few.

“We are very pleased to have received the support of IT News Africa”, says Caroline Wiezien, Marketing Manager at organiser Informa Telecoms & Media; “their support alongside the endorsement from the most influential names in the market, is a fantastic response to a launch event, and should set the backdrop to a very successful two days”.

Enterprise ICT Africa takes place 9-10 November 2011, CTICC, Cape Town, South Africa. To find out more and register your place, please visit www.enterprise-ictafrica.com or contact: Caroline Wiezien, Marketing Manager, caroline.wiezien@informa.com tel: +44 (0)20 7017 5605.