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Nurturing a Silo-less DevOps Culture in Financial Services

10 March 2021

Discussion Points:
  1. Introduction to National Australia Bank's Technology and DevOps team
  2. What is your experience in starting transformation in a traditional bank?
  3. Pitfalls encountered in the transformation journey?
  4. How do you address silos?
  5. What are specific FSI challenges?


  • Brendan O’Leary, Senior Developer Evangelist, GitLab
  • Yuri Belenky, Head of Technology, App & Cloud Platform, NAB Engineering Foundation

The new ‘Digitally Conscious Customer’: Adapting your payments strategy to growing online demand.

3 December 2020

The pandemic has had great influence on the customer buying patterns and how they interact online. From customer engagement through to accepting new & varied forms of payments merchants have had to rapidly adapt to embrace new buying behaviours.

Our panellists will discuss the ways in which customers are now interacting with merchants online & the new rules of engagement that merchants will now need to embrace to remain relevant.

The panel will also educate merchants as to how they can accept more revenue, become more effective and efficient, and improve their customer experience.


  • Ashley Paulus, Senior Customer Success Manager,
  • Zain Suharwardy, Head of eCommerce, Singapore Post
  • Atul Shivnani, Head of eCommerce & Digital, The Body Shop



  • Xiaofeng Wang, Senior Analyst, Forrester

Do It Yourself or Managed SD-WAN? How to Manage Your Network in the Hybrid WAN Era

18 November 2020

In the digital network age there are an increasing array of options for how much direct control the network team can have over the WAN. But how do you decide what is optimal and what is excess?

At the end, WAN managers need to decide what they want to directly monitor, what policies to have in place and how to apply them, and what happens during a service issue or security problem.

Join this panel as Enterprise IT leaders share their experiences and insights through their own global roll-out of SD-WAN solution.


  • Chris Rezentes, Director, Product Management (Network), Asia Pacific, Lumen
  • Anil Sharma, Chief Technology Officer Lead, AMENA, PepsiCo Inc
  • Abhijit Chakravarty, Vice President - Infrastructure Services, Axis Bank


  • Nishchal Khorana, Senior Director, ICT, Frost & Sullivan

A Tidal Wave of Digital Transformation:Evaluating the Data Centre and Network Infrastructure Landscape in 2020

26 November 2020

COVID-19 has accelerated the need for network, cloud, and data centre services. There has been a monumental shift in the demand curve for bandwidth-intensive network services and applications. At the heart of this digital transformation is the data centre, with service demand increasing in parallel with other technologies and applications. With all the pressure to innovate and digitally transform from businesses, what do you do when your data centre struggles to keep up.

There is an increasing amount of high-performance computing and big data workloads. With this massive growth in data, and this all needs to be stored somewhere. So, data centre storage capacity will need to expand significantly over time. Hyperconverged systems, hybrid storage environments, edge storage applications will increase significantly. Faster storage requires faster networks.

This one-hour panel will discuss the seismic industry shifts taking place during 2020, leaders across the data centre and network infrastructure sector will discuss this new accelerated era beyond 2020 as we sit at the intersection of evolving technologies and new revenue streams for data centre operators.


- AJ Casamento, Global Solutioneer, Broadcom-Brocade Storage Networking BU
- Simon Lockington, Senior Director, Global Solution Architecture - Asia-Pacific, Equinix
- Jeff Barber, VP, WW Storage Infrastructure Solutions
- Simon Lewry, Head of Services, Asia, Telstra Purple


- Glen Duncan, Associate Research Director, IDC

Navigating the Intersection of DevOps and Security with DevSecOps

14 October 2020

In today’s environment of rapid development cycles and quick releases, security cannot be an afterthought; rather, it must be an integral part of every step of the DevOps process.

But finding the delicate balance between speed and security can be challenging & achieving true security/development integration is easier said than done

Effective DevOps security requires more than just new tools—it also builds on the cultural changes of DevOps to integrate the work of security teams, and adopts practices that unite application development, IT operations, QA testing, and security teams under a common DevSecOps rubric.

- Anthony McMahon, Regional Director, Asia Pacific & Japan, GitLab
- Ion Mudreac, Director, DevOps & Cloud Deployment, SingTel
- Andrew Mulligan, Head of DevOps, Open Banking, Microservices and Agile, United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)


Moderated by:

- Helen Beal, DevOps and Ways of Working coach, Chief Ambassador, DevOps Institute

A Human-First Approach to DevOps Transformation & Automation

30 September 2020

DevOps is fast becoming a vital part of many company cultures. Organizations across the globe are looking to embrace DevOps in order to improve deployment frequency, reduce failure rates, and accelerate time-to-market. But most companies are simply not culturally prepared for that kind of sweeping change.

Implementing DevOps in your organization isn’t as simple as buying a tool and mandating that everyone use it. DevOps is more than a job title or even a team of resources; it is a culture of constant innovation. A journey that requires continuous, incremental improvement.

Successful DevOps transformation requires the collaboration of people, convergence of processes, and effective utilization of tools/technology. And while tools and processes can be easy enough to address, the people part of the equation can be much more difficult to tackle.
- Andrew Clay Shafer, VP, Transformation, Red Hat
- Rajesh Nandakumar, Head of Information Technology, Westpac Institutional Bank
- Paul Whiten, DevOps Business Development Manager, Red Hat

Moderated by: Eveline Oehrlich, Chief Research Director, DevOps Institute

Cloud Mobility: Considerations to Drive Flexible Hybrid Cloud Acceleration

17 September 2020

Whether you’re just beginning or far along your hybrid cloud journey, you know it can be a powerful extension for your data center and application strategy. However, the cost and risk of migration, protection, storage, and even consistent licensing across clouds can ramp up if you don’t have the right solution.


  • Beni Sia, Vice President, South East Asia & Korea, Veeam
  • Anthony Hodge, Head, Cloud Governance, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Bojan Obradovic, Head of Cloud Services, Asia Pacific, HSBC

Moderated by:  Fred Giron, VP, Research Director, Forrester

Bridging the Digital Divide: Where do edge data centres fit in a hyperscale world?

5 August 2020 

Cloud Expo Asia and Data Centre World Asia invites you to join us for an Executive Virtual Fireside Chat hosted by May-Ann Lim (Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association) on bridging the digital divide. How can the data center industry most efficiently serve major metros while also serving rural communities? The panel will discuss edge to hyperscale and everything in between.

Join industry heavyweights as they discuss the role of various cloud deployments and how they will shape the data centre landscape moving into the future.


  • Chris Thorpe – CEO & Founder, Leading Edge Data Centres
  • Darren Hawkins – CEO & Founder, SpaceDC
  • Braham Singh – CEO, BDx
  • Moderator by: May-Ann Lim, Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association

The WFH Revolution: Using Cloud-based Work Tools to Support a Productive & Collaborative Remote Workforce

22 July 2020

With pervasive work-from-home arrangements now becoming the norm, cloud-based work tools are no longer a nice to have, but rather have become a necessity in the current climate. Organisations have been forced to transform the way they work and enterprises across the globe are exploring the best solutions to enable their remote workforces.

Join industry experts from Citrix, AXA, & HubSpot as they explore the key challenges that come with the rapid adoption and deployment of cloud-based work tools, what this means for I.T. teams and the teams they support, and the exciting opportunities that this creates for today’s modern workforce.


  • Achim Granzen, Principal Analyst, CIO & Emerging Technologies, Forrester
  • Shahid Nizami, Managing Director APAC, HubSpot
  • Tomasz Kurczyk, Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, AXA Singapore
  • Sandeep Pal, Regional VP, Marketing, Citrix


9 July 2020

We are excited to announce the first of Cyber Security World Asia’s Virtual Executive Fireside Chat. Joining us are four IT Security leaders sharing their insight on the Cybersecurity landscape during the Covid19 pandemic with the sudden bloom of digital transformation. We aim to discuss the challenges that come with go digital, new directions of IT systems investment, as well as prediction of post-COVID-19 security risk management.


  • Md Noordin, Global CISO, Circle.Life
  • Murari Kalyanaramani, Executive Director, Cyber Security Services, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Ian Loe, Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Architecture & Core Products Development, NTUC Enterprise Co-operative Limited
  • Daryl Pereira, Partner, Head of Cyber Security, KPMG
  • Moderator by: Aloysius Cheang, Member, Board of Directors, ISC2

Forging a path forward: What is driving the explosive cloud and data centre demand in APAC’s​ emerging markets

8 July 2020

The demand for cloud-based services in emerging markets is booming. With growing populations gaining access to high speed internet, more and more individuals in these markets are consuming cloud services. The individuals are taking advantage of innovations in E-commerce, online gaming, and cloud-based work tools. These consumers demand super-fast speed and zero latency.


  • Sunil Gupta, Managing Partner & CEO, Yotta Infrastructure
  • Clement Goh, Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Asia, STT GDC
  • Dana Adams, Chief Operating Officer, AirTrunk
  • Moderator by: May-Ann Lim, Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association

The Cloud Comms Evolution: Why the ‘Bundled’ Approach Has Had Its Day

7 July 2020

Businesses are moving their infrastructure to the cloud at breakneck speed whether they want to or not – and communication infrastructure is no exception. But just as enterprises evolve, so does the communications industry. Plug-and-play, off-the-shelf solutions have had their day, and Voxbone’s Technical Design Authority Mehmet Hussein is here to explain why.
  • How Digital Transformation is forcing companies to the cloud
  • The Evolution of Communications and how the current climate has affected the industry
  • Why the traditional cloud comms model isn’t fit for the future
  • Details on the growing cloud comms modularization trend
  • The benefits of unbundling your comms stack and what it means for your organization
  • What communications platforms are setting the trend to help you transform

The Evolution of DevOps in the 'Next Normal'

23 June 2020

The DevOps Live Virtual Fireside Chat will explore the state of DevOps in the current climate, which has created even greater communication barriers with the friction of work handoffs being further compounded by distance. Hear from our expert panel as they share their insights around the evolution of DevOps in the ‘Next Normal.’


  • Nachu Subramanian, Head of DevOps Engineering Center of Excellence, OCBC Bank
  • Xavier Bruhiere, VP Data Engineering, Lazada
  • Sylvain Bougerel, Senior Manager, Engineering, Grab
  • Anthony McMahon, Regional Director, Asia Pacific & Japan, GitLab
  • Moderated by: Dheeraj Nayal, Global Ambassador and Regional Head, APJ & MEA, DevOps Institute

COVID-19 as an Accelerator for Digital Transformation & the Great Leap Towards a Digital Future

10 June 2020 

COVID-19 has created a surge in the demand for cloud-based business tools, entertainment on demand and video communication. Join industry heavyweights as they discuss the implications of these changes and how they will impact the data centre and cloud industry in the APAC region as we transition to a ‘new normal.’ 


  • Jeremy Deutsch, President, Asia-Pacific, Equinix
  • Omer Wilson, Vice President of Marketing, Digital Realty APAC
  • Jonathan King, Group Chief Operating Officer & Head of Investments, ST Telemedia Global Data Centres
  • Moderated by: May-Ann Lim, Executive Director, Asia Cloud Computing Association

Exhibitor News

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

  • DigitalRealty
  • Equinix

VIP Lounge Sponsor

  • Telin

Theatre Sponsors

  • GitLab
  • Equinix
  • Parasoft
  • Solace

Gold Sponsors

  • Aiven
  • BMC
  • CATO

Gold Sponsors

  • ChinaMobile
  • CloudHealth
  • Hitachi

Gold Sponsors

  • IronMountain
  • Jetbrains
  • OVHCloud


Gold Sponsors

  • Pagerduty
  • Princeton


Gold Sponsors

  • ViewQwest
  • Zoho

Silver Sponsors

  • Cloudcover
  • Cohesity
  • Expereo

Silver Sponsors

  • ManageEngine
  • Parasoft
  • ParkPlace

Silver Sponsors

  • Snyk
  • Solace

Bronze Sponsors

  • eCloudValley
  • JCurve

Bronze Sponsors

  • NewTech
  • Synology
  • Yeeflow


  • CloudKinetics
  • Cybozu
  • Evvo


  • LuxConnect
  • MDSPacific
  • Mlytics


  • Namu
  • SkyLab
  • TreeAMS


Knowledge Partner


News Distribution Partner

  • ACN Newswire

Associate Content Partner

  • Uptime Institute

Strategic SEO Partner

  • AdVantage

Strategic Event Partner

  • ISC2

Event Partners

    • AiSP
    • Arc Advisory
    • Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA)
    • Asosiasi Cloud Computing Indonesia
    • Finetech Assosciation of Hong Kong
    • Accelerating Asia
    • co-creation lab
    • Best Practice of eCommerce
    • BigDataX
    • CMO Council
    • CSCIS
    • ISACA
    • La French Tech
    • Practical DevSecOps
    • Digital Advertising Association Thailand (DAAT)
    • DevOps Institute
    • Singapore Chamber of E-Commerce
    • Smart Asia India
    • Forrester

Event Partners

  • IASA
  • IPI Singapore
  • itSMF
  • IFMA Singapore
  • European Data Centre Association
  • Plug And Play
  • KinerjaBisa
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society
  • Michael Page
  • NexChange
  • SG Tech
  • ASME
  • Singapore Cyber Security Consortium (SGCSC)
  • Structure Research
  • General Assembly
  • Open Connectivity Foundation
  • GS1

Media Partners

  • APAC CIO Outlook
  • Asia Blockchain Review
  • Asia Research News
  • Australian Cybersecurity Magazine
  • Australian Security Magazine
  • SearchCIO
  • AI Time Journal
  • 万瑞布线网
  • Disruptive Tech Asean
  • Fintech Finance

Media Partners

  • CryptoNewsZ
  • Bizclick Media
  • Cyber Security ASEAN
  • CMO Asia
  • Enterprise Security
  • Chief IT
  • CIO Advisor APAC
  • Asia Content News
  • Cross Border Magazine
  • Data Storage ASEAN
  • e27
  • Cybersec Asia
  • ComputerWeekly
  • GovTech Sea

Media Partners

  • Gigabit
  • Jumpstart Media
  • My Security Media
  • Digicon Asia
  • FutureIoT
  • Frontier
  • Tech Wire Asia
  • TechTarget
  • Telecom Era
  • Payment & Cards Network
  • FutureCFO
  • Retail CIO Outlook
  • Supply Chain Brain
  • Supply Chain Digital
  • MarketingOps
  • FutureCIO

Official Partner Hotel

  • Marina Bay Sands


  • Western Digital has been exhibiting Cloud Expo Asia and Data Centre World for a few years now and have always seen great success at the shows. Western Digital has an extensive storage solutions portfolio and with this bring the largest scale cloud & data centre exhibition in Singapore and ASEAN, it is important for us to have a presence here. With the Significant representation of overseas delegates other than Singapore-based delegates, this allows us to reach out a mass group audience in one location.
    APeC Channel Marketing, Western Digital
  • We’ve met a good mix of new prospects and existing customers over the two days. There were many relevant questions posed by the delegates, attesting to the immense interest the show has generated for us leading up to the show.
    Marketing – South East Asia and India, Splunk
  • Through Cloud Expo Asia, we get new prospects, lead generation and a lot of brand exposure. Across these two days, it’s been very exciting and we’re already looking forward to next year!
    Marketing Manager, Netpluz Asia Pte Ltd
  • Conferences like these at Cloud Expo Asia are always exciting because not only we have a chance to hear about the latest best practices and developments, and also reconnect with peers, clients and partners. I would love to be back at Cloud Expo Asia again!
    Director, Fintech & Crypto, PwC Singapore
  • As the COO in one of the biggest insurance companies in Japan, I’ve arranged my team to take turn to come visit across these two days to get the latest industry knowledge. Because of my role, I am particularly interested in the risk management and security sessions. What we’re appreciated the most is that we can source a variety of content at one place, including solution providers, end-users and those institutions [IASA, ISC2 etc.]. It is very comprehensive.
    COO, Tokio Marine Insurance Group
  • I’ve never visited an event of such massive scale featuring some of the most amazing brands and speakers here. I learnt a lot from attending the sessions like blockchain, digitisation, logistics and customer experience. I am very impressed with the breadth of the topics covered all under one roof over two days. I’ve also met many new suppliers I’ve never knew before and got to establish contact with them now. Coming to this event has given me so much value.
    Founder, All about Supply Chain