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C&W sponsors BVI FinTech conference

Corporate Sales Manager for C&W Business (BVI) Marlon Solomon is pictured with Associate Professor and BVI FinTech Immersion facilitator, Keith Carter.

Cable & Wireless (C&W) Business partnered with BVI Finance to host the first British Virgin Islands FinTech Immersion Conference that attracted some 150 participants comprised of students, along with public and private sector stakeholders.

The two-day workshop was held at the H Lavity Stoutt Community College from July 23 to July 24, was facilitated by Associate Professor Keith Carter of the National University of Singapore (Computing) and author of ‘Actionable Intelligence: A guide to achieving results with big data fast!’ Among the topics covered in the workshop sessions were: FinTech Strategy for Business and Government, FinTech companies and their business models, strategy development and best-case scenarios, and actionable intelligence eco-system for data-driven decision-making.

Corporate Sales Manager, Marlon Solomon said: “C&W Business was pleased to be a Silver Sponsor for the event which presented an opportune moment to highlight our wide range of telecommunication products currently available to suit the needs of the BVI business community. These include managed Cloud systems and other Information Technology (IT) solutions which would enable our clients to quickly restore their networks immediately following a disaster and resume their business operations.”

Solomon opined: “The BVI FinTech conference reiterated the significant role of technology and a strong, resilient telecommunications network to sustaining a vibrant digital economy, particularly for the BVI business sector.”

He noted that C&W Business continues to raise the security bar with the network having achieved compliance with ISO27001, which is valid for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) and Security Operations Center (SOC) services.

In addition, C&W continues to apply best practices in cybersecurity to help small and medium enterprises with data management and safeguarding their digital assets. C&W is a full-service communications and entertainment provider and delivers market-leading video, broadband, telephony and mobile services to consumers in 18 countries.

Through its business division, C&W provides data centre hosting, domestic and international managed network services, and customized IT service solutions, utilizing cloud technology to serve business and government customers.

It has developed a series of integrated solutions that enable clients to automate and orchestrate all of their production environments in combination with their disaster recovery. These include all repetitive activities, monitoring, alarms, disaster recovery tests, and much more which can be programmed to execute automatically on most varied platforms: Windows, Linux, AIX, IBM (formerly AS400), or Solaris.

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  1. Modern says:

    It was an awesome conference! Time to Act.

  2. How? says:

    How do we do fintech on less than 1mb internet?!

  3. Boy says:

    Let’s hope Flow aren’t providing the data services.

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