The critical role of infrastructure for the global interconnection of West African enterprises to achieve borderless growth’ was the main theme of the keynote address at MainOne’s Nerds Unite 2022.
This edition featured a keynote address on Interconnection and the power of the global Equinix Platform to connect African Businesses and Global/Local Service providers, delivered by Vice President, Growth and Emerging Markets, Equinix, Judith Gardiner.
The virtual conference also featured two panel sessions on the topics “Unlocking Growth through An Interconnected Global Digital Infrastructure” and “Maximizing Business Efficiency and Minimizing Talent Drain and Rising CAPEX through IT Outsourcing”, as industry experts including: Martin Atkinson, Senior Manager, Peering & Interconnection EMEA, Equinix; Edge Strategy Manager, SSA, Meta, Ben Ryall; CEO, Tizeti, Kendall Ananyi; CTO, Lagos Free Zone, Nikhil Khandelwal; Country Manager, HPE operated by Selectium, Ifeyinwa Kojo; Head, Technology Infrastructure, Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS), Eunice King; Group Head, Network Operations, Access Bank, Adebowale Shonekan; CIO, EKO Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), J.P. Attueyi; and Partner, Enterprise Technology & Performance Leader, Deloitte, Oluwole Oyeniran, discussed the immense benefits accruable to subscribers through the power of global interconnection and IT Outsourcing.
With over 4000 participants since inception, Nerds Unite has showcased leading technology solutions to MainOne Customers and has hosted major players in the global and local IT industry. For more information on the event, visit www.nerdsunite.mainone.net.
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