Helping streamline business processes
Indian companies are expected to make considerable investments in technology
infrastructure as compared to the rest of the region. According to IT market
research and advisory firm IDC, the fastest growth in IT spending at 21.7 percent
for 2005 (Asia Pacific, excluding Japan), will come from India (ICT Market Predictions
2005, Dec 2004).
Indian companies looking for innovative enterprise solutions that will streamline
business processes and cost structures can visit EnterpriseIT, an enterprise
technology exhibition that takes place annually in Singapore. This year, EnterpriseIT2005
will run from 14-17 June.
EnterpriseIT2005 will feature the latest in Web services, storage systems, business
intelligence, content management, security management, outsourcing services,
RFID, open source, and other innovative solutions. The show caters to the technological
needs of industries such as banking, logistics, healthcare, education, transportation,
Local technology companies can also participate in EnterpriseIT2005 to showcase
their latest enterprise solutions on the global stage.
and visitors can network with 1,500 foreign companies from more than 50 countries
or regions. The event will be held in conjunction with CommunicAsia, a communications
and IT event for Asia.
Indian companies can take advantage of the diverse spectrum of exhibitors and
visitors at the two shows to network, exchange ideas and cut business deals
with over 1,500 companies and 45,000 business professionals from more than 50
Indian visitors at EnterpriseIT and CommunicAsia last year increased by 71 percent
from 2002. Some technology companies participating in EnterpriseIT and CommunicAsia2005
include Aces, Arianespace, Andrew Corporation, Binariang Satellite, CBOSS, Concerto
Software, Huawei, Intelsat, LG Electronics, Lucent Technologies, Motorola, Panasonic,
Polycom, Samsung, Shin Satellite, Siemens, Sony Ericsson, Tandberg, Telekom
Malaysia, UTStarcomm, Unified Communications and Worldsat, and ZTE.
"As Concerto Software continues to grow in Asia Pacific, participating
in CommunicAsia and EnterpriseIT is an ideal forum for us to communicate our
message and showcase our offerings to the market," said Pramod Ratwani,
Vice President, Asia Pacific & Middle East, Concerto Software. "This
year, we will demonstrate to attendees how they can make the move from traditional
voice to VoIP at their own pace and how Concerto Software can help them transform
the way they interact with their customers."
At last year's show, 80 percent of exhibitors were from overseas, and came from
countries as diverse as Germany, Korea, Sweden, Canada, Ireland, the United
Kingdom, the United States, India, France, the Philippines, New Zealand, and
Singapore. Visitors can attend Enterprise IT-related conferences on mobile enterprise
and security at the CommunicAsia2005 summit.
Theme: mobility and security
The Mobile Enterprise conference track on 16 June is called 'Embracing Mobility
to Increase Productivity'. The conference track will cover pertinent issues
relating to convenience versus security in remote access, delve into whether
3G will be a cornerstone of enterprise mobility, and explore the dynamics behind
the growing popularity of Wi-Fi, IP telephony and Unified Messaging.
Focussing on security challenges and countermeasures for companies' networks,
the security conference track on 15 June will drill into topics such as identity
management, content security, disaster recovery, business continuity planning
and end with a panel discussion on managed security services.
CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia are key components of the five-day
Infocomm Media Business Exchange (imbX) which is held annually in Singapore
in the month of June.