NextGen Computing Forum

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Let’s face it, traditional IT is no longer capable of handling demands put forth by the digital era. Data is growing at an unprecedented rate, being generated from multiple sources, like IoT, social media, mobile devices, transaction applications, online platforms, to name a few. Today’s information age demands quick business insights from this Big Data, and that too in real-time to deliver business results.

Most enterprises are challenged in aligning their existing IT infrastructure to deliver this outcome. It’s not fast enough to handle more demanding workloads like machine learning, data management or analytics. It’s not flexible enough to allow rapid provisioning of storage and compute resources, an essential requirement today to meet growing business demands.It’s also not scalable enough to allow greater VM density per server or accelerated IOPs from storage.Moreover, they have to ensure speed, flexibility, and scalability while maintaining the highest standards of security.

Capacity and security planning are therefore a realchallenge in the fast-changing digital world for most enterprise IT decision makers. They’re under tremendous pressure to ensure the highest RoI from their IT infrastructure while catering to growing business demands.

Join this round-table to discuss the challenges faced by IT in catering to growing business demands and how to achieve maximum RoI from investments in IT. Deliberate on what should the next-generation computing platform be like to ensure the highest levels of performance, flexibility, and security.

Key Higlights:

    • Discover tech innovations driving digital transformation
    • Discuss IT infra challenges in meeting growing business demands of the digital era.
    • Deliberate what the future of IT should be like in a demanding digital era
    • Discover the next-gen computing platform from HPE & AMD that ensures the best balance of resources to drive right-sized compute for all workloads
    • Learn how to minimize potential attack surfaces and protect your software and data as it’s booted, runs and moves from server to server
Imi Mosaheb

Director, Data Center Server Sales, AMD

Imi Mosaheb joined AMD in June of 2002, with over 22 years in Sales, Business Development and implementing multimillion-dollar businesses that provide clients with complete technology product solutions. He led the introduction of commercial computational products with Compaq/HP, opened the AMD Africa office and then led the HPE account development with AMD's EPYC processor family.

Imi is currently responsible for leading and driving AMD’s growth in the server markets with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, focusing on the development of strategic relationships, and the long-term Sales strategy. He is responsible for leading the worldwide Sales team to deliver AMD’s growth in the server markets with HPE GEOs.

Prior to joining AMD, imi held several positions at Cyrix Corporation and National Semiconductor. Notably, he was responsible for leading the Microprocessor business for Western Canada and Western United States as well as led global account management of Sun Microsystems, Toshiba, NEC, HP, Micron to name a few.

Imi holds a BS and Executive MBA from the Bauer School of Business, University of Houston, Texas.


Premachandra Rao, RM, ISS Sales North


Deepak Amin, RM, ISS Sales West


Rohit Pandey, ISS Sales Specialist


Anil Chopra

VP-Research and Consulting, CyberMedia Research

Anil heads research, go-to-market initiatives, and special projects at CMR. He has a knack for spotting the latest technology trends and has conducted many path-breaking market surveys and studies on technology adoption, IT buying patterns and technology implementations across enterprises in India.

Anil has worked with CyberMedia in various capacities, with his last role being the Group Editor-Technology for all CyberMedia publications, including PCQuest, Dataquest, Voice and Data, and CIOL.com. He has also benchmarked and tested a wide variety of IT products and services, during his stint with CyberMedia Labs, the country’s first vendor-neutral product testing facility.

Anil is a sought after speaker, and has delivered sessions and moderated panel discussions at various prestigious CIO forums on topics relevant for IT decision makers across SMBs and large enterprises. He also gets invited regularly by leading enterprises (like Indian Oil, PSU Banks, etc.) to deliver expert talks to their internal IT teams.

An engineer and MBA by training, Anil has a passion for analyzing technology and delivering insights. A multi-channel content specialist, he also writes regularly about the latest enterprise technologies and trends.


Apalak Ghosh

Principal Consultant - Emerging Technologies Research, InfoTech Practice, CyberMedia Research

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.