Moscow, Russia, December 21, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- This year’s event gathered the main players from politics, business and press for round discussion on the Megatrends which will dominate the IT industry leading towards 2020 and its participants surpassed 1000. Important topics of discussion were: Smartphones and tablet computers are continuing boom; Social media are changing business and society; Data and Cloud Computing enable completely new applications Social Innovation, Cloud, Mobile and Information sharing.
Simultaneously, for the first time BITKOM in cooperation with Gartner initiated an opening to connect established companies with startups.
This year’s opening speech was delivered by Dr. Philipp Roesler, the German Finance Minister who emphasized the role that politics and IT companies can play in German GDP growth and the importance of the IT industry in the German economy.
Artezio was represented in BITKOM by Georgios Polatsidis, EVP Clients Services & Solutions who held high level discussions with German IT leaders and emphasized Artezio’s interest in DACH Region and more importantly in the German market. He noted Artezio’s impressive client base in DACH Region including some well known companies like: Siemens, Deutsche Bank, SwissComMobile, SwissComFixNet and some SMEs: Accarda, IClip, RSK, GTW Management Consulting.
Georgios Polatsids pointed out that an acceleration of mobile related technologies will bring fundamental changes in consumer behavior and communications through more use of Social Media and applications that enhance user’s experience. Artezio is investing heavily in Mobile Technologies and boasts a very capable team to address current and future challenges companies will face in Mobile technologies.
“As the market for Cloud Computing expects to reach 17 Billion by 2016 in Germany, Artezio is well placed to serve its customers having established last year a dedicated department for Cloud Computing services. Organizations can benefit directly from cloud computing by а secure IT applications at a lower cost in secure environment utilizing Artezio’s unique expertise in Cloud and its products range. Leading towards 2020, the amount of information shared and transferred across will increase two fold, presenting great new challenges for companies in handling big amounts of data and ensuring security, data distribution and that systems are ready to handle it whilst data delivery is timely. Artezio has an excellent track record in systems integration and applying BIG data solutions for large and small scale companies,” comments Georgios Polatsidis.
Artezio is an ISO 9001:2008 certified software development and consulting company. Over the last eleven years, Artezio has completed more than 500 projects for its international clients. Since 2005, Artezio is a member and a major offshore division of LANIT group which is a $2.5B IT Services vendor with 5000 employees. From its development centers in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine Artezio delivers cost effective, high quality IT services to clients in North America, Europe, Middle East and Japan thus being one of the leading Russian offshore/nearshore software developers.