This edition of CIO YEAR AHEAD 2017 witnessed huge participation of the CIO community, and the great influx of ideas, interactive sessions and networking over two days. We would like to thank our sponsors for the success of CIO YEAR AHEAD 2017 and wish for their continued support in our endeavors. 

Aryaka

Aryaka

Aryaka’s global SD-WAN solution provides optimized, software-defined network connectivity and application acceleration to globally distributed enterprises. Aryaka’s services have over 10 million users across more than 4,500 sites. Leading brands such as Skullcandy, Bajaj, Tata, Narayana Health, Air China, and ThoughtWorks, as well as partners such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, Intelisys, and SK Broadband, have all chosen Aryaka for their enterprise-grade networking needs.

Comverg

Comverg

Comverg Technologies Pte Ltd. is a Singapore based technology start-up focused on enterprise communication solutions, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeleDNA Communications Pvt. Ltd. Comverg aims to understand emerging customer needs and evolving network technologies in the enterprise space, both of which will help build solutions that can solve everyday challenges in the communication arena. In the emerging scenario of BYOD (Bring-your-own-devices), BYOS (Bring-your-own-systems) and remote working, enterprises are looking to reduce dependency on complex, core IT-linked solutions for improving productivity and increasing the speed of communication within and beyond the enterprise. Today’s communication challenges include (a) integrating rapidly evolving communication networks with a variety of smart, connected devices as well as (B) massive demand for data at high speeds, and mobility. Such requirements demand cutting edge solutions both for the developers as well as users. Comverg is building products that enable seamless communication within and outside the enterprise. Comverg leans on its parent TeleDNA’s unparalleled core competence of building time tested,scalable, carrier grade products which currently power some of the most complex and large telecomnetworks in India and other countries.

FireEye

FireEye

FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber-attacks in real time. FireEye has over 4,700 customers across 67 countries, including more than 730 of the Forbes Global 2000.

Google Cloud

Google Cloud

Google Cloud is Google’s unique and broad portfolio of products, technologies and services that let our customers operate easily in a digital world with the performance they demand. Google Cloud spans every layer of the business, including all of Google Cloud Platform; our user facing collaboration and productivity applications — now named G Suite; all of our machine learning tools and APIs; the enterprise Maps APIs; and also the Android phones, tablets and Chromebooks that access the cloud. All this, built for the cloud from the get-go.

IBM

IBM

International Business Machines Corporation is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York. IBM manufacturers and markets computer hardware, middleware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.

Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric

We help the best buildings in the world get that way. Inside every building is the potential to be great, more powerful and more profitable. At Schneider Electric, we design and install structured cabling, building management and automation solutions that unlock this potential in buildings large and small. On every continent and in more than 100 countries - In healthcare, hospitality, education, retail, commercial, government, transportation, life sciences and just about every other industry you can name. Our world class structured cabling solution range is by the name of Actassi which means 'sharing the ocean'. By choosing Actassi as your structured cabling solution, you will enter a “Blue Ocean” of ideas where connectivity becomes user-centric and truly delightful rather than merely easy to use. In inviting you to “share our Blue Ocean”, we encourage you to discard old ways of thinking and set sail on a journey where a world of exciting new possibilities are well within reach. Actassi does far more than simply showcase technological achievement. In making technology work for you, we truly do deliver Ocean of Delights! From Data Centers to Office Buildings and Hotels to Hospitals, we have total Copper and Fiber solution to ensure you have a robust network backbone across your facility

Monocept

Monocept

The underlying principle of Monocept is to Solve Complex Business Problems for customers. The Senior Technology Leadership comprises of several Ex-Microsoft Engineers who are deeply passionate about Architecting Future Ready Solutions. Software Engineering Excellence has always been our passion. Monocept believes in building long term strategic partnerships with customers and consistently delivering value to them. At Monocept, we do not settle for anything less than excellence. We deliver software products emphasizing on quality, performance and security across varied industries including Banking, Finance, Insurance, Media, Retail, e-Commerce to name a few. Monocept’s approach for solving client challenges using “Business Focused Product Development” model has always ensured success to customers in their software development initiatives.

Sify

Sify

Sify is among the largest integrated ICT Solutions and Services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a comprehensive range of products delivered over a common telecom data network infrastructure reaching more than 1300 cities and towns in India. This telecom network today connects 38 Data Centers across India including Sify’s 6 Tier 3 Data Centers across the cities of Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. A significant part of the company’s revenue is derived from Enterprise Services, comprised of Telecom services, Data Center services, Cloud and Managed services, Applications Integration services and Technology Integration services. Sify also provides services that cater to the burgeoning demands of the SMB community, much of it on its Cloud services platform.

Quest

Quest

We're more than just a name.

We are on a quest to make your information technology work harder for you.

That's why we build community-driven software solutions that help you spend less time on IT administration and more time on business innovation. We help you modernize your data center, get you to the cloud quicker and provide the expertise, security and accessibility you need to grow your data-driven business. Combined with Quest's invitation to the global community to be a part of its innovation, as well as our firm commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction, we will continue to deliver solutions that have a real impact on our customers today and leave a legacy we're proud of. We are challenging the status quo by transforming into a new software company. And as your partner, we'll work tirelessly to make sure your information technology is designed for you and by you. This is our mission, and we're in this together. Welcome to a new Quest. You are invited to Join the Innovation.