Tech Data Singapore Solutions Day Showcases Advancements Towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

SINGAPORE – 04 September 2018 – Tech Data (Nasdaq: TECD) today announced that it held its first Tech Data Solutions Day in Singapore to enable partners to gain substantive insights into the opportunities that lie within the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The conference provided a starting point for information architects looking to create IT infrastructure supporting analytics and Internet-of-Things (IoT) use-cases. One of the main highlights of the conference was the TECH DX Demo, which showcased how computers are able to visually identify objects in the real world accurately, in almost real time.
 
The Fourth Industrial Revolution consists of new technologies that blur the lines between physical, digital and biological and will revolutionize how the world will be governed moving forward. Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies include automation, machine learning, IoT, deep learning, artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.
 
The Tech Data Solutions Day brought together 350 participants, including 14 suppliers and 5 consulting partners who joined as guest speakers. The day kicked off with an executive breakfast roundtable hosted by IBM and an opening keynote presentation on industry trends from Amaris.AI’s chief technology officer, Dr. Patrick Chan, and chief executive officer, James Kang. Throughout the day, other industry heavyweights including Venkat Narayanan, chief executive officer at BigTapp, and Albert Alexander, chief executive officer at Glueck Technologies, shared their insights into the opportunities presented by, and how to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
 
“Singapore is a country at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and Tech Data plays a central role in how these new technologies will be adopted throughout the value chain,” said Nicholas Tan, general manager, Singapore, at Tech Data. “A growing number of companies in Singapore are adopting automation and artificial intelligence in their operations. The Tech Data team supports these partners to transform their business strategies and leverage the power of these next-generation technologies.”
 
Event sponsors included: Citrix, Cloudera, Dell EMC, F5 Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Informatica, Lenovo, Micro Focus, NetApp, Nutanix, NVIDIA, Oracle and SAS.
 
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