On Thursday, November 26, the international online conference MERLION Digital Day 2020, organized by MERLION with the support and participation of the world’s leading IT manufacturers, took place. The event brought together market leaders, representatives of world and Russian companies, experts and analysts on one online platform, providing an opportunity to discuss the prospects for IT development in a new reality, as well as share the experience of implementing IT projects in various industries.
The event aroused great interest; more than 5,000 people watched its broadcast. The MERLION Digital Day 2020 program included 35 reports on the most pressing topics, as well as interviews with experts on trends and analytics of the Russian and global IT market.
In addition to the welcoming speech of MERLION General Director Dmitry Vinogradov, the most popular speeches were key reports of top managers of global IT companies: IBM, Intel and HPE: Diego Segre, Vice President of IBM Partner Ecosystem EMEA, Steve Shakespeare, Intel Business Management Director EMEA), Roman Gilg (Channels & Ecosystem Sales Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Turkey and Africa), Sebastian Stadler (Sales Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Turkey and Africa) …
In their speeches, the speakers touched upon the increased role of IT in the new environment, reflected on how the needs of users and companies are changing, how technologies help to cope with challenges and outlined the main trends in the further development of the industry.
The event also included 4 thematic clusters: Trends, Know how, Innovations, Ecosystem, within which managers and technical specialists of leading Russian and foreign IT companies spoke about more than 20 implemented projects in various industries, and also discussed the most effective ways to improve efficiency IT infrastructure and business processes.
“Preparing this event, we set ourselves the task of finding answers to an important question today: “What should all market participants do next in a pandemic and a new reality?”. How to cope with new challenges, how to overcome difficulties and limitations, how to “digest” the increased volumes. Therefore, we have brought together many of our vendor partners – industry leaders, whose competencies are most in demand today and will be in demand tomorrow. The main thing in our work is not only to connect partners and customers with a variety of solutions from IT manufacturers, but we also make every effort to support the business of our partners. We will do this in the future as well. You can always count on us in this“, – stressed Dmitry Vinogradov, General Director of MERLION.
More than 40 well-known IT companies and leading media became partners of the event. Among the vendor partners of MERLION Digital Day 2020 are such global and Russian brands as AnalyticsHub, Anaplan, APC, Aruba, Commvault, Dahua, Dell Technologies, Exasol, Fujitsu, High Energy, HP Inc, HPE, Huawei, IBM, Intel, iRU, LG Electronics, MerliOnCloud, Micron, Microsoft, Nutanix, Oracle, Powercom, Precisely, ROOMY bots, Seagate, Veeam, VMware, WIAT, OTP.
The large-scale conference confirmed that, despite reports in the media regarding the owners of Merlion, the company continues to operate successfully and enjoys the support of major vendors. Distribution is developing, and all subsidiary projects are progressing at the planned pace.
The details of the conference will be available soon at this link.
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