When the grounds of innovation are based on the betterment of mankind, we know that it’s on the right track. Rationalizing this the best is technology behemoth, Dell Technologies, bringing forth yet another brilliant tech confluence with the Dell Technologies Forum 2022 – India edition. The technology giant leaves no stone unturned to present a concoction of industry insights, leadership perspectives, groundbreaking technologies and solutions, and a prismatic view of what the digital future would look like.
Starting with prismatic insights
Beginning with a stirring session on ‘Delivering Breakthrough Innovation”, by Anand Ganapathy, VP and GM, Enterprise, Dell Technologies – the audience got a glimpse of the challenges in today’s do-from anywhere economy. Mr. Ganapathy also underpinned how businesses can integrate the right technology to build a culture of change. It was an inspiring session that highlighted how India has become the technology powerhouse of the world with a home to 105 unicorns that are poised to define the digital future.
Delving into how Dell Technologies is pivoting India’s digital journey was another interesting insight shared by Mr. Ganapathy. With an extensive portfolio of next-gen technologies and solutions, and impactful CSR initiatives to drive digital literacy in the country, Dell Technologies is truly making its mark in India’s digital growth story.
The keynote session by Tian Beng, Senior Vice President & General Manager – Channels, Asia Pacific & Japan, Dell Technologies, also elucidated some inspiring perspectives, especially on driving data insights in a multi-cloud era. Businesses attending the event got a chance to realize how multi-cloud by design, can help them manage operational consistency across multiple cloud environments, optimize cost, and unlock the full potential of their multi-cloud strategy!
General sessions with exceptional viewpoints
Making the general session exceptional, were the ‘Fireside Chat’ and ‘Women in Tech’ sessions.
To drive innovation forward – grit, determination and perseverance play critical roles. Underlining the same at the Forum was none other than our very own ‘Dada’ from Indian cricket – Sourav Ganguly!
In a stirring fireside chat with host Mandira Bedi, Sourav Ganguly expounded some interesting real-life anecdotes, helping the audience realize the pillars of success.
Breaking bounds with insightful breakouts
Apart from the exhilarating perspectives shared by Dell Technologies’ leaders and the guest speaker, there were multiple breakout tracks that delved into the world driven by breakthrough technologies. Here is a synopsis of insights that were covered across 4 breakout tracks:
Multi-cloud and as-a-Service: Highlighting APEX and how it simplifies IT in a multi-cloud world. The sessions also brought out some interesting customer stories, inspiring the audience with future possibilities.
Future of Work: This track deep-dived into the hybrid work and its possibilities, Dell Technologies’ gamut of technologies and solutions for the new-age workforce, benefits with cutting-edge technologies like AI and ML, and sustainability.
Modern Data Center and Edge: With this track, the audience got to know about Dell Technologies infrastructure solutions – from server innovation, Edge solutions, HCI/CI, to intelligent storage. This is where businesses realized how they can leverage data to drive optimal business outcomes.
Security: This was the most critical track where the audience explored how emerging data threats that be remediated with the right security strategy backed by reliable technologies.
Steering startups forward
Running parallel to the breakout sessions were the Startup Café and the Dell Designathon. These initiatives were designed to identify and acknowledge startups in India that are ready to define the future.
In the Startup Café, 10 B2B startups are showcasing their technology solutions, exemplifying how technology can meet some of the pressing challenges of today. The 24 hour long Dell Designathon was also is a brilliant showcase of inventive technologies – blending creativity and innovation.
With this pool of insights, I now look forward to some inspiration and entertainment with celebrity session with the forever young Bollywood actor, Anil Kapoor. Waiting for a stimulating experience.