Public Sector Partner

The Information and Communication Technology Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Information Communication and Technology. The corporation was established in August 2013.

The Authority is tasked with rationalising and streamlining the management of all Government of Kenya ICT functions. Its broad mandate entails enforcing ICT standards in Government and enhancing the supervision of its electronic communication. The Authority also promotes ICT literacy, capacity, innovation and enterprise in line with the Kenya National ICT Masterplan 2017.

Summit Partners

EMC is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information. EMC has more than 100 sales offices worldwide, with six offices located in the Middle East region. For more information please visit www.emc.com

Vodafone Global Enterprise is part of the Vodafone Group dedicated to delivering total communications services to the world’s largest multinational corporations. These services are underpinned by our fully integrated fixed and mobile network, cloud-based hosting platform, machine-to-Machine capability and professional services.

Together with Safaricom, Vodacom operating companies and the Vodafone operating companies in Africa, we are able to offer an unrivalled Pan-African experience, giving Multinational businesses the edge they need to navigate the continent's unique communications landscape.

Platinum Partners

Dell
In recent years, Dell has emerged as a new company, having acquired significant new capabilities, reorganized its operations, and optimized its global supply chain. The vendor sits at the very heart of the IT industry's ongoing evolution, listening to customers and using that insight to create truly innovative technology solutions that give every person, business, and organization the IT tools they need to succeed.

Intel
Intel is the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer and a leading manufacturer of computer, networking, and communications products. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, it has over 107,000 employees worldwide across 170 sites in more than 70 countries. Intel is one of the largest voluntary purchasers of green power in the United States and ranked 10th on Forbes' list of the world’s most reputable companies for 2015.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth and has sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide. SAP applications, solutions and services enable more than 232,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously and grow sustainably. In 1992, SAP AG purchased Sapient Systems and SAP Southern Africa, the first wholly owned Subsidiary of SAP was established in South Africa. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organisations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. Headquartered in nairobi, South Africa, SAP Africa began operations in 1982. Today SAP Africa has over 500 employees with offices in Southern, East, West and French speaking Africa countries.

Oracle

From datacenter to the cloud, Oracle not only eliminates the complexity that stifles business innovation, but also engineers in speed, reliability, security, and manageability. The result is an integrated stack of best-in-class hardware and software products that enables more than 400,000 clients across 145-plus countries to accelerate innovation and deliver the best possible experience to their own customers.

Gold Partner

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at http://www.redhat.com

Silver Partners

logo CommVault

Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, IBM, VMware, and more.

logo CommVault

Vision Solutions® is the premiere provider of cloud protection and recovery, high availability, disaster recovery, migration and cross-platform data sharing solutions for Windows, Linux, IBM i, AIX, and cloud computing. Our Double-Take, MIMIX and iTERA products make it easy for organisations to adopt cloud-based disaster recovery strategies, perform risk-free, near-zero downtime server migrations, share data in real-time across platforms and make applications and the servers they run on highly resilient on any combination of physical, virtual or cloud infrastructure.

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.

Computech is a pan-African business technology IT solutions enterprise founded and headquartered in Kenya. The company was established in 1987 and now has offices in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia. Computech specializes in providing professional services, infrastructure solutions, technical support, and technology outsourcing to all market sectors, with a particular focus on the areas of banking and financial services, telecommunications, government, education, aviation, and manufacturing.

Mimecast makes business email and data safer for more than 13,000 customers and millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the Company's cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management.

ISON Technologies, part of ISON Group, is the #1 customer experience management services firm in Africa.  With experience in co-creating innovative solutions with the leading technology companies; our 4000+ employees across 25 countries in Africa; focus exclusively on customer experience innovation across verticals – Telecom, BFSI, Retail, Aviation, Govt. etc .

Intel is the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturer and a leading manufacturer of computer, networking, and communications products. Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, it has over 107,000 employees worldwide across 170 sites in more than 70 countries. Intel is one of the largest voluntary purchasers of green power in the United States and ranked 10th on Forbes' list of the world’s most reputable companies for 2015.

Exhibit Partners

Magic Software Enterprises is a global provider of enterprise-grade application development and business process integration software solutions and a vendor of a broad range of software and IT services. Magic's software solutions are used by thousands of customers of all sizes to develop, deploy, and integrate on-premise, mobile, and cloud-based business applications quickly and cost effectively.

Lunch Partner

Techno Brain is one of Africa's leading IT companies engaged in providing innovative solutions that advance the way organizations do business. Techno Brain delivers software solutions to clients by combining technology, strategy, and creativity using a high-caliber team of professionals.With operations in 19 African countries and 25countries worldwide, Techno Brain provides industry-leading technology solutions to NGOs, governments, and private organizations globally.

Dinner Partner

AGC Networks (AGC) is a Global Solution Integrator delivering technology solutions in Unified Communications, Network Infrastructure & Data Center, Cyber Security and Enterprise Applications. AGC is a leader in Enterprise Communications in India and has a significant presence in the Middle East / Africa, North America, Philippines and Australia / New Zealand.

In collaboration with global technology partners like Avaya, Cisco, HP, Juniper, Netapp and Polycom among others, AGC delivers domain-focused, flexible and customized technology solutions and seamless services to accelerate our customer’s business. AGC Networks is an Essar Enterprise. For more information log on to www.agcnetworks.com

Endorsing Partner

KITOS is a trade association representing Kenyan IT-enabled service (ITES) member businesses. KITOS is the platform through which local small and medium-sized businesses in the IT sector engage with the government and other ecosystem players. Its overall objective is to be a strong ITES industry body contributing to the creation of an enabling environment, developing the capacity of the sector, and building partnerships that position Kenya’s IT and outsourcing business opportunities as truly investable.

Sponsorship enquiries

Michelle Meldau

Michelle Meldau
Sales Manager – Sub-Saharan Africa

mmeldau@idc.com
+27 11 5173240

Information about the event

Deepa Ahuja

Deepa Ahuja
Conference Director – Africa

dahuja@idc.com
+91 9818747089