The session also saw participation from Natasha Kwan, managing director of T-Systems in Singapore, who highlighted some of T-Systems' customers in the region. According to her, customers chose T-Systems not because of price competition, but the clear advantages that it offers in terms of reliability, technical expertise, and ease of deployment. Truls added that T-Systems is in the region for the long haul, backed by its multi-million dollar investments and tight relationships with leading application vendors worldwide.
Kwan said that T-Systems in Singapore is helping potential customers to realise deploying data analytics in the cloud by providing a shared platform for individual players to test and refine their approaches. By doing so, T-Systems hopes to bring a viable platform for organisations to rapidly develop and test their models before embarking on full-scale cloud platform - an exercise that would not incur substantial capital investment even if the concepts fail to take off.
More than 20 delegates attended the lunch, which was held on 10 December 2015, at the Ruth's Chris Steak House, situated within the Marina Mandarin Hotel in Singapore.
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