Nerds Unite is our annual flagship event for our user community which is the best and brightest in Nigeria’s IT community. The aim of this event is to promote a community where mid-level IT decision makers can connect, network, share ideas and gain more insight on trends in the IT industry. We want them to remain at the cutting edge of their industry and we bring new developments to them in the areas of Connectivity, IoT, Data Center, and Cloud services among others.
This year, we have more world-class leaders from our global, blue chip partners including Microsoft, Radware, Infoware, Signal Alliance, Samsung, Cisco, SAP, Huawei, participating alongside the MainOne team to share knowledge on new trends and other disruptive technologies. Some of our partners will showcase virtual reality and holograms demos, a first in Nigeria. We will also have representation from the Internet Society talking to companies about the benefits of interconnecting locally. In light of the economic realities within the country, it is important for businesses to take a closer look at their capital expenditure and improve operational efficiency leveraging technology. We will highlight a smarter, more innovative way for enterprises to not only survive, but thrive during this period, leveraging connectivity, Data Center, Cloud and Managed Security solutions. As a Technology company, we understand the importance of constantly staying abreast of Technology trends and updates and we want to create an avenue for our customers to also achieve same.
Who is the event targeted at?
The event is for IT guys; IT Managers, CIOs etc who want to benefit from the latest trends in technology. Asides the technical sessions, which include tracks for IoT, Data Center, Cloud, Connectivity and Security and SME, we are also providing a platform for networking and fun. There will be also be a social session, which will include raffle draws with fantastic gifts to be won such as TVs, Phones, PlayStations, Xboxes, among other games and devices that IT guys love. There will also be lots of games, music and plenty of food and drink. It promises to be a really engaging event.
What should you expect from Nerds Unite this year?
A lot of education, knowledge, technical sessions and networking. Just imagine all the key decision makers in IT in one room, discussing their issues and learning from global experts who have overcome the challenges they are currently facing. We have Cloud experts from Microsoft, Security experts from Radware, and top guys from Samsung, Huawei, Cisco, SAP among many others.
Come prepared to learn and be impacted. As it is a Friday, we also want our guests to let their hair down and unwind, with other IT colleagues. Come, learn and relax at the same time.
How can people participate?
This event is free to attend. However, you need to register on http://www.nerdsunite.mainone.net
When and where is the event taking place?
Event takes place on February 17th at Landmark, Oniru. It starts by 1pm and will run till the evening.