Cisco Events South Africa

Cisco Events
South Africa

Long Term Spotlight

2015

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May

One Africa Partner Summit

Date/s: May 2015
Venue: TBA
Target Audience: Partners



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2014

Jan | Feb | Mar | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Nov | All

November

Cisco Connect 2014

The Cisco Connect program is an annual series of Cisco proprietary, in-country live and virtual events held throughout the Ermerging marketings countries. The primary objective is to create awareness and consideration, thought leadership, preference and loyalty in order to re-inforce Cisco's technology.

Date/s: 2nd- 4th November 2014
Venue: Sun City
Target Audience: Cisco Connect is a vehicle to reach out to new audience in the business and technical arena. This includes both customers and partners


Africa.com

Date/s: 11th-13th November 2014
Venue: Cape Town ICC
Target Audience: Service Provider end users and partners



Govtech 2014

Government event attended by 1000 Ministers, Deputy Ministers, CIO's

Venue: TBD
Target Audience: Government officials, End-users / Partners




August

SATNAC Telkom Executive Event
Ubiquitous Broadband – An Enabler to Transform Lives

Date/s: 31 August to 3 September 2014
Venue: The Boardwalk, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
Target Audience: Customer Exec


July

Internetix

Date/s: 24th July in Johannesburg & 31st July in Cape Town
Venue: TBA
Target Audience: End Users & Partners


June

Cisco Regional Cross-Architecture Roadshow

Date/s: 18th June 2014
Venue: Cape Town - Crystal Towers
Date/s: 19th June 2014
Venue: Port Elizabeth - Radisson Blu
Date/s: 24th June 2014
Venue: Durban - Oyster Box Hotel
Date/s: 26th June 2014
Venue: Jhb - Cisco Bryanston
Target Audience: Reach out to our regional audience in the business and technical arena. This includes both customers and partners



Cisco Amplify

Creating the Rhythm

Amplify events (formerly Select Summits) are to create the right environment /education /entertainment for partners to take the lead, control, motivate and bring their business to life through their people

Date/s: 3rd June 2014
Venue: Kloofzicht
Target Audience:Incubation Partners (Select/Premier)



May

Marketing Velocity 2014

Date/s: 6th-8th May 2014
Venue: Chicago
Target Audience: Partner Marketers



Cisco LIVE Orlando

Cisco Live is Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and education event built around four pillars:

  • Technical Education
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Networking
  • Thought Leadership

Date/s:18th-22th May 2014
Venue: Orlando
Target Audience: Customers & partners


Cisco Executive Datacentre Breakfast

Date/s: 29th May 2014
Venue: Saxon Hotel
Target Audience: Customer Exec



March

IP-Optical Roadshow

Date/s: 19th March 2014
Venue: Cisco offices, Bryanston
Target Audience: Service Providers (Direct Customers) & Partners focused on Optical


Cisco Partner Summit 2014

Our partners are in our DNA. Together we have the right vision. The right strategy. The unwavering commitment to our mutual success. We make things happen like no one else in the IT industry.

Are you looking for insight to shape your organization for unprecedented profitability? Deliver more solutions and services and better customer experiences? Open up new opportunities?

Join us at Cisco Partner Summit 2014 – our most prestigious, by invitation-only partner event of the year. It is a great opportunity for you to join us and your fellow partners in business-critical discussions to:

  • Capitalize on our integrated partner program to increase profitable growth,
  • Leverage our brand and technology to expand your portfolio and gain new customers, and
  • Learn how we're enabling a robust partner ecosystem to help you capture new market opportunities.

We will also continue to share actionable insights to help you claim your share of the growing value at stake of the Internet of Everything – an astounding $19 trillion in private and public sector opportunities over the next decade.

Date/s: 24th-28th March 2014
Venue: Las Vegas
Target Audience: Partners



February

CIO Summit

The CIO Summit event provides thought provoking and actionable insights to CIOs and Senior ICT Executives through a mix of end user presentations and case studies giving CIOs the opportunity to hear about the latest global trends, learn from ICT best practices and become involved in general discussions with colleagues and peers during the dedicated networking breaks.

Date/s: 26th-27th February 2014
Venue: Sofitel, Amsterdam


MTN Cisco Data Centre Day

Date/s: 18th February 2014
Venue: The Fairway Hotel
Target Audience: MTN General Managers, Senior Managers and Technical



January

Cisco Collaboration PVT

Date/s: 28th-29th January 2014
Venue: Cisco offices, Bryanston
Target Audience: Partners



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2013

Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | All

December

Cisco SDN Event

Date/s: 3rd December 2013
Venue: Cisco offices, Bryanston
Target Audience: Customers and Partners



November

Front Office of IT DC Event

Date/s: 19th November 2013
Venue: The Marion on Nicol
Target Audience: Customers


Africa.Com 2013

Theme is BUILDING AFRICA'S DIGITAL ECONOMY. Companies must shake up the way they do business in all areas to achieve profitability in the digital age: business models, customer experience, services, efficiency, innovation, partnerships, connectivity, operations, policy and more. What does it mean for you?

Date/s: 12th-14th November 2013
Venue: Cape Town ICC


Cisco Executive Partner Breakfast

Date/s: 11th November 2013
Venue: Tintswalo at Waterfall
Target Audience: Partners


MTN Cisco Day

"How to monetize with Cisco Intelligent at the Access of your Network"

Date/s: 6th November 2013
Venue: The Fairway Hotel
Target Audience: MTN General Managers, Senior Managers and Technical



October

Internet of Things Conference

This exclusive, invitation-only event will bring together business and global thought leaders from across industries, technologies, and geographies who are passionate about igniting innovation and accelerating the advancement of the Internet of Things for their organizations and society as a whole.

Date/s: 29th-31st October 2013
Venue: The Hotel Arts in Barcelona, Spain
Target Audience: Customers & Partners


Microsoft TechDays

TechDays is a premier developer and IT Pro education and networking event for any technologist interested in learning, connecting, and exploring a broad set of current and soon-to-release Microsoft® technologies, tools, platforms and services.

Date/s: 31st October 2013
Venue: Jhb, Gallagher Convention Centre
Target Audience: Infrastructure Specialists and Architects, Developer Leads, Testers and Technical Decision Makers, Professional Developers, App Developers for Windows 8 and Windows Phone, Application Architects


Cloud Roadshow

Date/s: 28th October 2013
Venue: Kloofzicht Lodge
Target Audience: Partners


Microsoft TechDays

TechDays is a premier developer and IT Pro education and networking event for any technologist interested in learning, connecting, and exploring a broad set of current and soon-to-release Microsoft® technologies, tools, platforms and services.

Date/s: 28th October 2013
Venue: Cape Town ICC
Target Audience: Infrastructure Specialists and Architects, Developer Leads, Testers and Technical Decision Makers, Professional Developers, App Developers for Windows 8 and Windows Phone, Application Architects


Govtech 2013

Date/s: 20th-23rd October 2013
Venue: Cape Town ICC
Government event attended by 1000 Ministers, Deputy Ministers, CIO's
Target Audience: Government officials, End-users / Partners



September

Cisco Executive Loyalty Event

Date/s: 6th-7th September 2013
Venue: Zimbali Lodge, Durban
Target Audience: Customers & Partners




SATNAC Telkom Executive Event

Date/s: 1st-3rd September 2013
Venue: Spier Estate, Stellenbosch
Target Audience: Customer Exec



August

EMC Forum 2013

This forum is to show how EMC cloud solutions transform IT and business. Attend a complimentary EMC Forum and explore how Cloud transforms IT, Big Data transforms Business, and Trust transforms Cloud

Date/s: 15th August 2013 in Johannesburg & 13th August in Cape Town
Venues: Westin Hotel in Cape Town & Gallagher Estate in Johannesburg
Target Audience: Customers and partners



July

Internetix 2013

Date/s: 23rd July 2013 in Johannesburg & 18th July in Cape Town
Venue: Cape Town ICC & Sandton Convention Centre
Target Audience: Customers and partners

Internetix is an annual technology conference hosted by Internet Solutions (IS). Now in its 11th year, Internetix is aimed at updating the South African business and SME markets on the latest trends and technologies within the world of convergence and communications, with this year's conference entitled 'Beyond the Cloud: Where Now Meets Next'. Internetix provides delegates with information which is topical to the ICT industry at the time as well as an invaluable glimpse into future trends.

Cisco Capital CFO Forum

Date/s: 11th July 2013
Venue: Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg
Target Audience: Customer & Partner CFO

This is South Africa’s inaugural event and in attendance will be Kris Snow, President of Cisco Capital and a number of senior Cisco executives including Duncan Mitchell. We are also fortunate to have Jonathan Pearson, VP, Corporate Finance at Liberty Global who will provide his unique customer perspective on utilising vendor financing.


Mobile EBC Bus 2013

Date/s: South Africa: 1st - 11th July 2013
Venue: Cisco Offices & at various customer sites

Cisco South Africa brings the Cisco Mobile EBC bus to you. We will host various sessions with each of our Service Provider customers at various locations. A sneak preview of some of the demo's that will be showcased on the bus:

  • Mobility “Your Way” Experience
  • RAN Backhaul – Includes ASR901 and 903 on the truck
  • Cisco Small Cells – SP Wi-Fi demonstrating the usage of the CleanAir technology in a real environment
  • Thinksmart – we will show how the Wi-Fi System can collect data over the specified period of time and organize those data to deliver preferred location indication, time spent, preferred path
  • Cisco EPC – we will demonstrate how to control congestion in a Mobile (and Fixed) network both at application level by optimizing the application distribution over different data centers
  • IP NGN – ASR9k NV is the solution for virtualizing the Service Edge based on Cisco ASR9k. The objective is to show how a Satellite can be provisioned to deliver quickly a video service to the end-user, and the overall process will take less than 3 minutes;
  • Cisco Mobile Packet Core – Monetization Architecture and V2oLTE


June

Cisco LIVE Orlando

Date/s: 23rd to 27th June 2013
Venue: Orlando
Target Audience: Customers & partners

Cisco Live is Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and education event built around four pillars:

  • Technical Education
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Networking
  • Thought Leadership


May

Unified Access Launch

Date/s: 29 – 30 May 2013
Venue: Cisco offices, Bryanston
Target Audience: customers and partners



March

IDC CIO Summit

IDC CIO Summit

Seize the Moment: Transform, Innovate, Collaborate

Now, in its 5th year, IDC's CIO Summit Series is recognized as the foremost gathering of CIOs and senior IT Executives in the region. This year's CIO Summit event provides thought provoking and actionable insights to CIOs and Senior ICT Executives through a mix of end user presentations and case studies giving CIOs the opportunity to hear about the latest global trends, learn from ICT best practices and become involved in general discussions with colleagues and peers during the dedicated networking breaks.

Date/s: 12th - 13th March 2013
Venue: Westin Hotel, Cape Town


Cell-C Technology Day

Attendees will be High level executives & decision makers

Date/s: 7th March 2013
Venue: The Marion on Nicol Hotel


Cisco Expo 2013

Cisco Expo 2013 - The Cisco Expo program is an annual series of Cisco proprietary, in-country live and virtual events held throughout the Ermerging marketings countries. The primary objective is to create awareness and consideration, thought leadership, preference and loyalty in order to re-inforce Cisco's technology.

Date/s: 4th-5th March 2013
Venue: Sun City
Target Audience: Cisco expo's are a vehicle to reach out to new audience in the business and technical arena. This includes both customers and partners.



February

Telkom Executive Technology Day

As part of a continued successful and growing partnership between Cisco and Telkom, the update session will review the Telkom and Cisco business during the last decade. We will share valuable insights garnered over the past years and discuss how we can evolve the business to the next phase to jointly enter new markets and open new revenue streams for both companies.

Date/s: 13st February 2013
Venue: The Pretoria Country Club / The Blue Safron



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2012

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | All

November

Africa.com

Theme "A game-changing shift in Africa's digital communications market - Adapt or Lose Out"

Date/s: 14th-15th November 2012
Venue: Cape Town Convention Centre
Target Audience: Service Provider end users and partners



October

EMC Forum

Theme "TRANSFORM IT+BUSINESS+YOURSELF"

This forum features EMC's newest breakthrough products and solutions designed to help you accelerate the journey to your cloud and transform your business

Date/s: 9th October 2012
Venue: Gallagher Estates Conference Centre, Midrand
Target Audience: End-users / Partners



September

Govtech

Theme "ICT Collaboration : Across and Beyond Government".
Government event attended by 1000 Ministers, Deputy Ministers, CIO's.

Date/s: 25th-28th September 2012
Venue: Durban International Convention Centre, Durban
Target Audience: Government officials, End-users / Partners


SATNEC Conference

Date/s: 2nd-5th September 2012
Venue: Fancourt Golf Estate, East London
Target Audience: Telco customers and end users



August

Internetix

Internetix is an annual technology conference hosted by Internet Solutions (IS). Now in its 11th year, Internetix is aimed at updating the South African business and SME markets on the latest trends and technologies within the world of convergence and communications, with this year's conference entitled 'Beyond the Cloud: Where Now Meets Next'. Internetix provides delegates with information which is topical to the ICT industry at the time as well as an invaluable glimpse into future trends.

Date/s: 2nd August in Cape Town & 7th August in Johannesburg
Venues: Cape Town ICC & The Forum, Johannesburg
Target Audience: End Users & Partners



July

Mobility Summit

In the last years, the world has experienced a huge proliferation of broadband technology, both fixed and mobile on different devices, applications and user profiles. Customers ranging from consumers to multinational companies are increasingly demanding fast and easy communication. This fast pace of adoption brought unbelievable opportunities and in the same time challenges that should be properly addressed for a success service delivery from a Service Provider perspective.

Date/s: 4th July 2012
Venue: Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton City
Target Audience: Service Provider end-users


Citrix Solution 2012

Date/s: 3rd July 2012
Venue: Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg
Target Audience: End users & Partners



June

VMware VForum

Co-branded sponsorship with Intel

Date/s: 7th June 2012
Venue: Gallagher Conference Estate, Midrand
Target Audience: End users & Partners

Presenter: : Rene Raeber , Datacenter Architect, Datacenter Consulting & Central Architecture, Emerging Markets
Topic: Server & Desktop Virtualization – Addressing the Challenges



May

UCS Bootcamp

Date/s: 7th-8th May 2012
Venue: Crystal Towers Hotel, Cape Town
Target Audience: Partners


Data Centre Optimisation Breakfast

Date/s: 2nd-4th May 2012
Venue: Southern Sun Hotel
Target Audience: Data Centre Managers / IT Managers

Cisco was invited to present at this event:
Presenter: Avinesh Harrielal
Topic: Building the Data Center of the Future - The Journey to the Cloud



March

Collaboration Launch - VXI

Cisco is offering the industry's most comprehensive end-to-end solution by unifying voice, video, and virtual desktops, and enabling IT to provide a flexible and secure converged infrastructure and uncompromised end-user experience

Date/s: Customer event – 8th March 2012, Partner Event – 9th March 2012
Venue: Cisco Offices, 15 Georgian Crescent, Bryanston
Target Audience: End-users & Partners



February

Cisco Live London

Cisco Live is Cisco's flagship annual technical training, networking and education event built around four pillars:

  • Technical Education
  • Technology Evaluation
  • Networking
  • Thought Leadership

Date/s: 28th February – 1st March 2012
Venue: ICC London Excel, London
Target Audience: End-users & Partner


Eskom Utilities / Smartgrid Conference

Date/s: 27th-28th February 2012
Venue: Eskom Conference Centre, Midrand
Target Audience: End-users


Cisco South Africa Annual Golf Day

Customer & partner appreciation event

Date/s: 23rd February 2012
Venue: Blue Valley Golf Course
Target Audience: End-users / Partners & Cisco staff



January

Vodacom Hosted Services Workshop

Date/s: 23rd - 24th January 2012
Venue: Kloofzicht Lodge, Muldersdrift
Target Audience: Key decision makers within Vodacom & Stortech



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2011

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | All

November

Cisco Expo 2011

The Cisco Expo program is an annual series of Cisco proprietary, in-country live and virtual events held throughout the Ermerging marketings countries. The primary objective is to create awareness and consideration, thought leadership, preference and loyalty in order to re-inforce Cisco's technology.
Date/s: 9th-10th November 2011
Venue: Sun City
Target Audience: Cisco expo's are a vehicle to reach out to new audience in the business and technical arena. This includes both customers and partners.



September

Mobility Summit 2011

In the last years, the world has experienced a huge proliferation of broadband technology, both fixed and mobile on different devices, applications and user profiles. Customers ranging from consumers to multinational companies are increasingly demanding fast and easy communication. This fast pace of adoption brought unbelievable opportunities and in the same time challenges that should be properly addressed for a success service delivery from a Service Provider perspective.
Date/s: 21st September 2011
Venue: Michelangelo Hotel, Sandton
Target Audience: End-users

Govtech

Theme "Government powered by Technology". Government event attended by 1000 Ministers, Deputy Ministers, CIO's.
Date/s: September 2011
Venue: Durban Convention Centre
Target Audience: End-users / Partners



August

EMC Forum

"Cloud Meets Big Data" - This forum features EMC's newest breakthrough products and solutions designed to help you accelerate the journey to your cloud and transform your business
Date/s: 3rd - 4th August 2011
Venue: Vodaworld, Midrand
Target Audience: End-users / Partners



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