Getting onboard the cloud wave with EIS

Thu, 31 Mar, 2016, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM (GMT+4)
Maritim Hall Maritim Resort & Spa Mauritius, Balaclava, Pamplemousses, Mauritius

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Cloud adoption is seeing exponential growth globally, and organizations worldwide are embracing this change to help them improve their productivity, ease the way they do business, and at the same time reduce costs. As a leading IT company in Mauritius and in the region, EIS is pleased to announce the launch of its cloud platform. Known as Cloud24, and powered by the robust HP Helion Infrastructure, this new cloud service brings to you all the benefits that are being derived by organisations across the world which are moving towards the cloud model.

From Infrastructure As A Service all the way to Software As A Service, Cloud24 is packed with innovative solutions made possible by EIS through its partnership with world renowned companies like Hewlett Packard Enterprise Cloud, Liquid Telecom South Africa for end point back ups and Singapore for digital services.

Well aware of the fact that connectivity is a key enabler of cloud based services, EIS is also pleased to present its recently acquired telecoms capability which today positions the company as a fully fledged Communications Service Provider and a One Stop Shop for Infrastructure, business solutions, disaster recovery and communications.

Come and join us to discover a new world of possibilities and enjoy a transformative experience for your business with EIS!

Agenda | Speakers |



08:30 - 09:10Registration
09:10 - 09:20Welcome Speech
Speaker: Kabir Ruhee, EIS
09:20 - 09:30
Guest Speech
Speaker: Matthias Papet
09:30 - 10:15
EIS Cloud24
Speaker: Quentin Geldenhuys, Hewlett Packard Enterprise​
Cloud adoption is seeing exponential growth globally, and organizations worldwide are embracing this change to help them improve their productivity, ease the way they do business, and at the same time reduce costs.
Quentin will share how you can leverage on the Cloud24 platform, powered by the robust HP Helion Infrastructure, to get the most out of your investment.
10:15 - 11:00
Keeping your company’s data safe…wherever it may be…
Speaker: Andy Higgins, Liquid Telecom
What are your plans for Disaster Recovery? And what happens if your key staff leave? The cost of recovery is high. Often terminal. You need to be able to keep and access your company's data, all of the time.
Andy will share his years of experience on leveraging emerging technologies to drive business transformation across a wide range of industry verticals….introducing CrashPlan for Africa together with EIS Cloud24.
11:00 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15Broadband and WAN Solutions
Speaker: Manish Rajwani, EIS
Be aware of the alternatives available to you today when you are on the lookout for communications solutions for your enterprise, and how they can also help you to reduce costs.
Manish will share and present EIS’ capabilities as a Communications Service Provider in Mauritius and in the region. Get insights into case studies to understand how companies are already benefitting by improved productivity and profitability.
12:15 - 13:00Maximising Marketing ROI through Events & Cloud Technologies
Speaker: Veemal Gungadin,​
Learn how to generate more returns on what your organisation is spending on marketing. In this talk, Veemal will share about how you can leverage on events as a powerful marketing channel to create brand awareness, generate more demand and leads for your products or services.
Veemal will also share about how you can leverage on modern cloud infrastructure and technologies to get the most out of your investment.
13:00 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:00
Networking Session


Quentin GeldenhuysQuentin Geldenhuys
Hybrid IT Sales Manager (English speaking Africa)
Hewlett-Packard Company, South Africa

Quentin Geldenhuys joined HP in 2011 and currently serves as the Hybrid IT Sales Manager for English speaking Africa based in South Africa. He has worked within the ICT infrastructure management domain for over seventeen years, focusing on analysing, designing and delivering business solutions to customers. Business transformation and aligning IT to support business is Quentin’s primary objective.

Pivotal to the core of Quentin’s ICT knowledge and experience is the cross over that he made coming from a technical background and how that knowledge can be applied when engaging with customers on a business level.

Quentin is passionate about technology, how this will affect and shape our foreseeable future but also guiding the youth to be the new industry leaders of tomorrow.


Andy Higgins​Andy Higgins​
Group Managing Executive : Solutions & Innovation
A telecoms specialist with 20 years experience leading teams and leveraging emerging technologies to drive business transformation across a wide range of industry verticals. International experience working on five continents; with the last six years in Africa.  

Andy now heads the solutions consultancy business within Liquid Telecom and is expanding the capability for enterprise customers across ten countries.

A skilled strategist and visionary with considerable experience defining and leading high-value initiatives. An effective communicator who is able to translate the strategic, operational and financial benefits of increasingly complex technical solutions to non-technical, business-minded individuals of all levels.


Manish Rajwani​Manish Rajwani​
Head of Business Development & Strategy

Backed by more than 12 years’ experience in the telecoms and technology business, Manish is now leading the telecoms capability of EIS as the Head of Business Development and Strategy, supported by a strong and dedicated team of experts.
Manish has previously worked as the General Manager at ADBN, the first nationwide wireless ISP in Mauritius where he played an instrumental role in helping to successfully turn around the business and diversifying into new markets. Following EIS’ acquisition of ADBN in April 2015, Manish is now focused on growing the business through strategic partnerships locally and in Sub Saharan Africa.

Veemal GungadinVeemal Gungadin

Veemal Gungadin is the founder and CEO of GlobalSignIn (GSI), a technology company headquartered in Singapore. Veemal has grown the company to a Top 500 Promising SME in Singapore (awarded in 2015).

GSI has offices in Singapore, US, India & Myanmar, and serves a global audience with its cloud software offerings. GSI is today driving innovation in the Digital and Events Technology space, with leading industry products such as GEVME and Judgify

Veemal graduated from the National University of Singapore and is happily married with two lovely daughters. 

Getting onboard the cloud wave with EIS

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