Arrow Altech Distribution to exhibit at IOTFA 2018

Arrow Altech Distribution to exhibit at IOTFA2018
Arrow Altech Distribution to exhibit at IOTFA2018.
Arrow Altech Distribution to exhibit at IOTFA2018
Arrow Altech Distribution to exhibit at IOTFA2018.

Arrow Altech Distribution, distributor of electronic components in Sub-Saharan Africa will showcase its solutions at next year’s Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018). The second edition of #IOTFA2018 will host over 500 delegates and 30 speakers on 14 and 15 March 2018 in Johannesburg.

IoT Forum Africa will feature industry tracks with speakers discussing the potential impact of IoT in manufacturing, energy, finance, transportation, retail, security, mining and in government.

Key topics at this conference will include:

  • Why most IoT projects fail
  • IoT strategies to unlock true business value
  • The Smart Citizen’s role in creating a Smart City
  • IoT for public safety and improved quality of life
  • Realizing positive outcomes and digital transformation with IoT
  • IoT and Blockchain Convergence- Benefits and Challenges
  • The Security of Things in a Connected World
  • How AI drives IoT to the next level
  • Human-computer Interaction perspectives on IoT
  • IoT data analytics for intelligent decision making

About Arrow Altech Distribution
Arrow Altech Distribution (AAD) was established in 1998 as is a 50/50 joint venture partnership between Altron Ltd, South Africa’s JSE listed premier multi-billion Rand Information and Communication Technology group and Arrow Electronics Inc. a 23 billion US dollar Fortune 120 Company that is an NYSE listed global distribution giant of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.

AAD has recently expanded its wide component range to include two new business divisions namely Arrow Intelligent Systems Division (AIS), which provides IoT modules and components, Dell OEM custom ruggedised ICT hardware solutions, Seagate Data Storage hardware and audit complaint data back-up service solutions as well as Digital Signage hardware and software solutions and its Sustainable Technology ICT Division (STech), which handles select legacy ICT e-waste product solutions as well as providing quality electronic components, screens and batteries to mobile phone, tablet and screen repair agencies throughout South Africa.

Confirmed Speakers include:

  • Aki Anastasiou, Host of Technobyte on Radio 702 (conference host)
  • Yolisa Kani, Public Policy Head SA: Uber
  • Abdul Baba, Group IT Director at TBWA Africa
  • Xolani Hadebe, IT Director and CIO at University of Pretoria
  • Dr Gaurav Pradhan, CIO at Time Tunnel Consulting
  • Luyanda Ndlovu, CIO at Department of Public Service and Administration
  • George Kalebaila, Director, Telecoms & IoT – Africa at IDC
  • Liza (Richard) Tillman, Head of IT Operations at Sanlam
  • Dr. Ricky Swanepoel, Chief Technologist at Eskom
  • Ian Keller, Group CISO at Discovery Limited
  • Vimbai Muzofa, Head: Interbank & RTGS at Standard Bank Group

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