CMR Cloud Forum 2015

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In IT, the biggest transformations are around the disruptive emergence of the cloud services model — a model that is both market expanding and challenging. The cloud-driven transformation of the IT market is necessitating the restructuring of vendors’ offerings, market footprints, and business models. It is also driving organizations to become leaner, meaner and more efficient.Having said so, there are certain perceived challenges in the adoption of Cloud Computing. One might doubt the hype surrounding cloud, but as ICT progresses one will eventually use cloud.

A Must attend event for Technology and Business decision makers form Indian SMB Enterprises. 

Be a part of CMR’s Cloud Computing Forum to learn and interact with CMR Analysts, Industry leaders to discuss some of the major topics highlighted below:

Key topics of discussion: 

  • Major Challenges surrounding Cloud: Myth & Reality
  • Cloud Fit: Which cloud environment fits your organization
  • Handling Change: Cloud implementation and Change Management
  • Case Studies: Best practices of leading cloud adopters
  • Integration: Integrating your cloud solutions with your existing IT 

CMR’s Cloud Computing Forum intends to highlight current trends and provide actionable advice and best practices on how companies in India can capitalize on the new cloud formation.

Kolkata Agenda
1800 hrs Onsite Registration with Networking Tea/Coffee
1845 hrs Welcome Keynote
Apalak Ghosh, Principal Consultant – Emerging Technologies Research, CMR
1900 hrs Cloud challenges and Counter-measures for Emerging Enterprise
Panel discussion consisting of CIOs, Market Analysts & Industry Experts, followed by Q&A
1930 hrs Customer Testimonial (Live case)
Sanjay Siboo, Cloud Services Technical Sales Leader – Cloud Business Unit, IBM
1945 hrs Defending against 3rd Platform: Security 2.0+
Udipta Sen , Regional Manager – EAST, Cyberoam
2000 hrs onwards Vote of Thanks followed by Networking Cocktails and Dinner

Hyderabad Agenda
1800 hrs Onsite Registration with Networking Tea/Coffee
1845 hrs Welcome Keynote
Apalak Ghosh, Principal Consultant – Emerging Technologies Research, CMR
1900 hrs Cloud challenges and Counter-measures for Emerging Enterprise
Panel discussion consisting of CIOs, Market Analysts & Industry Experts, followed by Q&A
1930 hrs Customer Testimonial (Live case)
Samarth Kholkar, Business Development Leader, IBM Cloud
1945 hrs Defending against 3rd Platform: Security 2.0+
Mohit Puri, Head – Presales, Cyberoam
2000 hrs onwards Vote of Thanks followed by Networking Cocktails and Dinner

Pune Agenda 
1800 hrs Onsite Registration with Networking Tea/Coffee
1845 hrs Welcome Keynote
Apalak Ghosh, Principal Consultant – Emerging Technologies Research, CMR
1900 hrs Cloud challenges and Counter-measures for Emerging Enterprise
Panel discussion consisting of CIOs, Market Analysts & Industry Experts, followed by Q&A
1930 hrs Customer Testimonial (Live case)
Anand Deshpande, Head – Software Product Development, A.T.E. ENTERPRISES PRIVATE LIMITED
1945 hrs Defending against 3rd Platform: Security 2.0+
Mohit Puri, Head – Presales, Cyberoam
2000 hrs onwards Vote of Thanks followed by Networking Cocktails and Dinner


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IBM has been present in India since 1951. Since inception, IBM in India has expanded its operations considerably with regional headquarters in Bangalore and offices in over 22 cities including regional offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. Today, the company has established itself as one of the leaders in the Indian Information Technology (IT) Industry.Our offerings: IBM is the only IT company in the world and also in India that offers end-to-end solutions to customers from hardware to software, services and consulting.IBM helps clients solve complex business and technical issues.  IBM helps integrate the strategy, business process, industry knowledge and the technology, integration and outsourcing skills to bring a new level of services to the business community. We deliver innovative business consulting, process design, systems integration, application management and design.  Our core competencies include deep business process and industry expertise, advanced analytics and research capabilities, comprehensive IT infrastructure knowledge, and the proven ability to implement enterprise solutions that deliver bottom-line business value.For more information on IBM India log on to: www.ibm.com/in


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Cyberoam, a Sophos Company, is a global Network Security appliances provider, offering future-ready security solutions to physical and virtual networks in organizations with its comprehensive range of Network Security appliances (UTMs/ Next Generation Firewalls), centralized management appliances and centralized reporting solutions. For more information visit www.cyberoam.com


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Website : www.smejoinup.com

Whether you are a small business owner or a medium scale one, it is tough to survive amongst the huge conglomerates. With squeezed budget, to add an elaborated promotional and marketing plan is expensive. Where every single penny counts, the small and medium scale business owners find it difficult to brand their products and services. But the good news is just around the corner. The SME Joinup is India’s first web Business Mall – a place where you find everything that small and medium scale business entrepreneurs are looking for.

SME Joinup is an esteemed online one stop destination for the small and medium scale businesses. It offers the newbie entrepreneur the desired kind of business exposure in the industry. Just within a short span SME JOINUP has developed a Business Development Platform only for Small Businesses and have smoothly built a network of 40,000 + business-owners & decision makers, 5000+ service providers across 200+ services and 400+ investors and it is ranked amongst the top five B2B websites nationally.

We have successfully organized 100 + self and partner events and are known for their innovative and informative newsletters and significant social media interactions. The transactional platform smoothly connects various service providers where they can transact with other businesses and successfully creates over 250+ requests for various services every month.


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Apalak Ghosh

Apalak Ghosh

Principal Consultant, Emerging Technologies Research, InfoTech Practice, CMR

Apalak is a lead analyst with CMR’s software and IT services research practice, based out of Gurgaon (near New Delhi). In this role, Apalak is responsible for overseeing development of reports, carrying out in-depth market assessments and forecasts on new and emerging technologies like Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Green IT, DataCenter adoption amongst others. Apalak has led new research initiatives to study adoption of Cloud Computing and Virtualization amongst Indian enterprises. He is frequently quoted in the media on the subject of Cloud Computing and DataCenters on popular TV channels such as NDTV and in leading business publications such as The Economic Times and The Hindu Businessline. He also writes a blog on the theme of Green IT/Virtualization/Cloud Computing. In this capacity he carries forward his rich experience as Manager, Software and Services Research and Consulting Practice, IDC India. Prior to his current role, Apalak has worked with TNS India as a research analyst for two years, before which he was with TransAsia Solution Seekers, Indonesia as a consultant for a year. His experience spans across key research areas such as brand tracking, product / concept testing, quantitative and qualitative research, and consulting. He has a rich exposure to research techniques such as face-to-face and telephonic interviews, profiling and discussions with stakeholders across diverse industry verticals such as IT and Telecom, Consumer Packaged Goods and Automotive. Apalak completed his Master’s program in Business Administration from the ICFAIBusinessSchool, Bangalore, specialising in Marketing. Apalak also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Ranchi capital of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand.


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Samarth U Kholkar

Business Development Leader, IBM Cloud, India/SA

Samarth Kholkar , as Business Development Leader for IBM Cloud is responsible for growing IBM Cloud Business in India/South Asia with high focus on Born on Web, Media & Entertainment and IT/ITES industries. He is part of Core Strategy Team to develop SME Ecosystem for SoftLayer , IBM’s public Cloud offering.

His engagement extends to working with leading Venture Capitalists & Investors, connecting them to high potential startups at an early stage and developing a joint Go to Market for their portfolio companies. Samarth has a total experience of over 11 + years in Sales & Marketing. At IBM, he has led multiple transformational deals in Services with high focus on Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud.


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Sanjay Siboo

Cloud Services Technical Sales Leader, IBM Cloud Business Unit, India/South Asia.

In his current role, Sanjay works closely with sales and coverage leaders for the positioning IBM Cloud Strategy and deployment of various Cloud Svcs offerings for India/South Asia. In addition, he interacts with customers for positioning and strategizing various Cloud Svcs offerings. Prior to this role, Sanjay was Business Leader for System Services Line of Business in ITS for ISA.

Sanjay has broad experiences in various aspects of business, ranging from business leadership, product management, account management and business development both from a technology and geographic perspective.

Sanjay holds a degree in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from the BITS Pilani and Executive PGDBM from SIBM Pune. Twitter: @SanjaySiboo


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Ashwin Sanzgiri 

Vice-President & Global Head Capital Division (CBA,Scaale Capital,Scaale Exit & Scaale Advisory)

Ashwin has an extensive experience of leading investment backing mandates and joined Scaale Capital after successful stints in financial advisory including one at a Big 4 audit firm. He is based out of Mumbai and heads the investment banking operations of Scaale Capital. He has successfully led fund raising and M&A transactions in the areas of Cleantech, IT, Food Processing, Healthcare, Textiles, Hospitality and Infrastructure. Ashwin has graduated from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane and holds an MBA in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune.

Within his role as a Vice-President & Global Head Capital Division for CBA,Scaale Capital,Scaale Exit & Scaale Advisory; Ashwin handles Global Cross-Border M&A, Technology Scouting, Strategic Advisory,Transaction Support & Bridge Funding with special focus on Ed-tech, Media & Entertainment, IoT, Robotics, AI, Cleantech, Biotech, Mobile Apps, Online Marketplaces and Education.

Read More at: in.linkedin.com/in/ashwinsanzgiri/


Anand Deshpande

Anand Deshpande, Head – Software Product Development, A.T.E. Enterprises Private LIMITED

With more than 25 years of software development experience, Anand heads the software development team at A.T.E. Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. (BU EcoAxis). Involved right from ideation stage, he has implemented a cloud based IoT software framework for remote monitoring of industrial equipment. This highly scalable framework is targeted towards OEMs and multi-plant owners for continuous monitoring of their plant and utility equipment.

Dr. Srikanth Sundararajan

Dr.Srikanth Sundararajan has 25+ years of international experience in the software product and services space.  He has worked at HP, Informix, and was part of the executive leadership team at HCL, the world wide CTO at Cognizant and the COO at Persistent.He had also successfully founded his own start up, Pretzel Logic Software Inc., which was subsumed into BEA, now Oracle.

He is also a visiting faculty of computer science at IIT Bhubaneswar and has taught at several US universities. He also serves on national committees on technical education, an initiative of MHRD, India.

Currently he is a Venture Partner with Helion Advisors, an India focused fund to help technology focused start-ups looking to go global from India.

He holds a BTech degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and a MS/PhD in Computer and Information Sciences from University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign. He has several publications and is the holder of patents, jointly with HP and BEA.

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