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Delivering business value through IT infrastructure and services

Sep 18, 2011 2:30:59 PM - www.ft.lk

UBM India, the Indian arm of leading global business Media Company, recently announced its new initiative to connect with the Sri Lankan IT decision makers through the Sri Lanka CIO Summit 2011 held recently in Colombo.

At this knowledge-cum-networking evening, a platform was created for decision makers to interact with innovative global solution providers, with whom they can partner to build innovation in their IT departments.
This evening also created an opportunity for the attendees to interact with internationally recognised thought leaders as well as network with peers who are experts in the IT field, allowing IT decision makers to walk away from the event with tools and strategies to catapult the IT department from a cost centre to a revenue driver.
The keynote presentation was made by Rohantha Athukorala, National Portfolio Development Manager for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, United Nations – UNOPS.
Some key topics such as ‘Energy Perspective in Datacenters’; ‘Building a Secure and Compliant IT Infrastructure and Effective Data Protection Strategy for Enterprises’ were discussed by Mayank Srivastav, Head – Solution Engineering, APC Schneider Electric; by Bobby Jacob, Senior Solutions Consultant, Novell and by Ruchin Kumar, Principal Solution Architect – India & SAARC, SafeNet India Ltd. Around 100 IT decision makers from Sri Lankan companies across different verticals attended the summit.
UBM India, www.ubmindia.in, is a part of UBM plc which is a leading global business media company. UBM informs markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events, online, and in print, providing them with the information they need to do business successfully.
UBM focuses on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists, around the world.
UBM’s 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. UBM worldwide organises 300 events, publishes 200 magazines and periodicals and host 200 websites.