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Jul 23 2015

Opening Remarks

Ir. Allen Yeung, Government Chief Information Officer, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), Hong Kong SAR

Enhancing Hong Kong's Competitiveness Through Data Centre and Cloud Computing - Trends and Policies

Honorable Charles Mok, JP , Legislative Councilor, Information Technology Functional Constituency, Hong Kong SAR

With today’s technology enhancement it is essential for business corporate to maintain their competitive edge using cloud computing and big data as handy tools. Integrating big data into operations and business development while keeping costs low can help meeting business growth, but taking care of security, privacy and compliance matters in cloud computing could be a headache. Hon Charles Mok will remark on how policies and laws can facilitate maintaining standard and reliability of cloud services through a relevant and adequate guidance, and enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness in data center development.


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  • Enhancing Hong Kong's Competitiveness Through Data Centre and Cloud Computing - Trends and Policies

Cloud and Standards: a Work in Progress

Michael Mudd, Managing Partner , Asia Policy Partners LLC

It has often been said that there are no standards in the Cloud, but how true is that today? ISO, industry developed and national standards are increasingly being adopted to ensure interoperability of the Cloud. How these standards are implemented and the need for policies to ensure regulatory compliance in many industries, such as banking, insurance and health care will be addressed here. 


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  • Cloud and Standards: a Work in Progress

Morning Break, Expo & Networking

Cloud Risk and Security Management

Jerry Wertelecky, Managing Director , Cloud Transformation & Security Solutions (CTSS)

Uncertainty about data security and risk slows the adoption of cloud computing. Get to grips with the biggest risks frequently associated with cloud, and take away lessons from leveraging the virtualization and cloud model, and the key mitigation techniques to develop a cloud risk management action plan.


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  • Cloud Risk and Security Management

Expanding Your Data Center with Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Olivier Klein, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Today, many enterprises' data centers are looking to expand their infrastructure footprint using the cloud. By leveraging a hybrid architecture, enterprises can expand their capabilities while maintaining some or all of their existing management tools. Flexibility and scalability associated with a hybrid cloud are what local IT leaders consider the most appealing benefits of this model. This presentation will address how the hybrid cloud model can help optimize your deployment choices and derive scalability benefits. It addresses connectivity patterns, security controls, account governance, and operations monitoring approaches successfully implemented in enterprise engagements. Infrastructure architects and IT professionals can get an overview of various integration types, approaches, methodologies, and common service patterns, helping them to better understand and overcome typical challenges in hybrid enterprise environments.


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  • Expanding Your Data Center with Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Building Cloud Solution for the Dynamic Enterprise – Case Studies on Cloud For e-Learning

Dr. Wilton Fok, Assistant Dean (Knowledge Exchange), Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Considering there are many scalability and accessbility issues in IT services, many large mission-critical enterprises in Hong Kong opt for the cloud solution. Some enterprises may even develop their private cloud solution for better security and control. How can you successfully build your own private cloud? Examine the key elements of IT management that need to be considered before deploying cloud services. These questions will be answered by sharing a case of the implementation of an e-Learning solution called iClass in the University of Hong Kong.


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  • Building Cloud Solution for the Dynamic Enterprise – Case Studies on Cloud For e-Learning

Lunch, Expo & Networking

Panel Discussion: Cloud and Mobility: What is the End-user’s Strategy in 2016? Understanding the Pros and Cons

Henk ten Bos, Chief Information Officer, Ageas Insurance Company (Asia) Limited Michael Mudd, Managing Partner , Asia Policy Partners LLC Sunny Lee, Vice-President (Administration), City University of Hong Kong Wayne Moy, IT Director, DDB Group Asia Pacific  

  • Cost and ROI: Analysis of decision-making on the demand side and the cost and ROI of various cloud offerings
  • Public, Private, Hybrid Clouds - which is best for high performance?
  • Integration: Overcoming IT integration challenges for various cloud models


Networking Drinks

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