Mara-Ison Technologies to present topical keynote at one of Africa’s biggest IT industry events in September

The anticipated 2nd annual IT Leaders East Africa Summit will take place from 5 to 6 September 2012 in Nairobi; in the heart of Kenya’s esteemed capital city. The summit is produced and hosted by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events in proud association with the Kenya ICT Board (KICTB) and Kenya Information Technology and Outsourcing Services (KITOS).

Mara-Ison Technologies will be presenting contemporary thought on Managed Services during the first day of the event, 5th September 2012. The keynote speaker from Mara-Ison Technologies is Mr. Karmil Asgarally, V.P. Francophone. Karmil heads the IT operations in the Francophone regions for Mara-Ison and is also the CIO for its countries of operations. The session will focus on “MaaS: IT Management as a Service”; a relatively new concept in the Cloud Computing arena.

Mara-Ison Technologies is a pan-African IT services company, headquartered in Dubai, with presence in more than 25 countries in Africa. Mara-Ison capitalises on the strength of its core expertise and capabilities across Service Providers, Tower Infrastructure Providers, Banking and Financial Services, Government, and Oil & Gas sectors. It leverages its deep domain and delivery expertise, methodologies and frameworks, partnerships and technology alliances, and secured, flexible, and futuristic delivery model to provide services across Africa. Our main line of business includes consulting and systems integration services, managed services, and outsourcing services.

The summit provides a unique and exclusive business-to-business platform for IT executives and industry leaders to share experiences, network among peers and engage in interactive discussions with fellow senior executives, government officials, senior decision makers and international industry guest speakers.

The summit will focus on enterprise IT challenges facing the African IT industry, preventing enterprises within the continent from reaching the international standards of first world nations. The summit will address today’s top ICT and operations issues, and technological advancements impacting your enterprise with strategic guidance and actionable tactics.

The strategic summit will feature internationally renowned guest speakers, industry topics and discussion points appropriate to Africa’s IT industry, and prompt interesting debate among fellow industry peers through innovative and interactive workshops, best practise case studies and expert-led keynote sessions and presentations.

International guest presenters represent CIOs, government officials and IT leaders from all major industries; addressing crucial topics including innovative tactics to best improve IT processes and operations, and future industry trends and technological advancements to effectively improve enterprise infrastructure.

For more information, to apply to attend, comment or photographs, visit or contact Shaunei Meintjes on +27 21 555 0866 or [email protected]. Follow @ITLeadersAfrica and @KineticEventsSA on Twitter for daily updates and news feeds.

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Mara-Ison Technologies to present topical keynote at one of Africa’s biggest IT industry events in September