iValue InfoSolutions, a leader in the Digital Asset Protection and Data, Network & Application (DNA of every business) management area, recently hosted iStorm BFSI 2017 conclave, in the lake and palace city of Udaipur, between 21st to 23rd July. This is the 4th edition of iStorm and the 1st exclusive conclave for CXOs of BFSI vertical. The previous editions of iStorm were held at Pattaya, Bali and Dubai.
iStorm BFSI 2017 received an overwhelming response with participation of 70 delegates including leading Consultants, Industry experts, Regulatory body, OEM’s with relevant and compelling offerings and Cyber Security experts.
The discussions highlighted Global and Indian trends in Business and Technology areas around Digital transformation, best-in-class industry practices to minimize risk and maximize opportunities in the DX journey, for the Banking, Finance and Insurance industry.
The event concluded on a grand note, with a panel discussion around “Are we investing enough, with business increasingly turning digital, to stay ahead of ever evolving threats”, amongst leading CIO/CTO/CISO’s and subject matter experts, evoked tremendous participation leading to interesting insights, perspectives and priorities for embarking on DX journey along with right investments around people, process and technology to ensure business ahead of threat.
“iStorm BFSI from iValue has helped in understanding relevance, priority and criticality of DX initiatives. More importantly iValue has been able to simplify DX journey for enhancing business relevance and to maximize massive opportunity in the DIGITAL world, in a safe and secure way,” said Krishna Raj Sharma, Director – BFSI Vertical at iValue InfoSolutions.
Most of the leaders acknowledged with the fact that ‘Digital Disruption’ is already the way forward, with SMAC & IoT adoption being the base camp to digital transformation. The key takeaway for participants of iStorm 2017 were areas to focus on for DX initiatives in BFSI market along with an overall understanding of options available to stay safe and secure, keeping cognizance of fast evolving threat landscape in effective protection and management of Data, Network and Application – DNA of Digital business.
DNA protection and management experts from HDS, HPE, Forcepoint, Array Networks, BMC and A10 Networks brainstormed with BFSI CXOs to share their expertise and experience in helping BFSI industry in India and abroad, which was of immense relevance and value for most participants since DX initiatives were one of the highest priority with multiple projects already under way.
“Great venue and very professionally executed event. Had a good time interacting with customers and understanding their perspective on their Digital transformation journey,” said Vinod Ganesan – Director Sales – Hitachi Data Systems, Diamond sponsor at iStorm BFSI.
“This event is very useful to upgrade security and help our business move towards digital transformation,” said Chandrakant Wasnik from SBI Funds Management.
“Very useful, came across various technologies that can address many of the current problems that our organization is facing,” said Abhishek Sen of Bandhan Bank.
“The event was an eye opener which stressed upon critical aspects of security threats and how to overcome them. It also touched upon the all critical digital transformation and way forward,” said Anant Potdar of Bombay Stock Exchange
“Networking with the peers as well as congregation of the new age technology providers was insightful on the developments in the industry. Thanks for organizing this amalgamation with an opportunity for the providers to understand the expectations of the consumers,” said Sanjeev Sethi of Indian Bank.
“The event was very successful and gave lots of insights into the topics of digital disruption and the industries readiness to cope with right investments in the short term and the long term. It also gave informative inputs on Cyber Security and its probable implementation for improvements…It was educative to listen to Mr. Ankit Fadia, a freelancer, ethical hacker of national repute… I wish iValue all the best in all its future events in bringing the technology gurus on to the same platform for knowledge dissipation,” said JK Jayaram of SBI.
“The event was very well organized. The presentations were very informative and very interesting. The panel discussion invited the attention of all towards the investment in security concerns, particularly in terms of time and efforts needed by organizations to protect the interest of all stake holders. It was a wonderful opportunity for networking. Looking forward for next storm,” said Raman Murthy of Bank of Maharashtra.