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Accelerate Digital Now @ DIGITAL X: The Highlights

In our X-PERT HUB in Cologne, not a single seat was left empty and there was a lot going on

¡Viva la revolución digital!

What is the next step in digitization? DIGITAL X on September 13 and 14, 2022 in Cologne was truly the highlight of the year with exciting expert insights on the topics that matter right now: Interoperable networks in the cloud, intelligent edge applications, collaborative data ecosystems, and digital identities – in addition to the next game changers metaverse, blockchain and quantum computing. And let’s not forget the power of data that we can use to make the world a greener place.

If you couldn’t be there, here are some of the best moments from DIGITAL X and our T-Systems X-PERT HUB.

Accelerate Digital Now @ DIGITAL X 2022: The Highlights

At the Digital Identity Panel with Urs M. Krämer, CCO T-Systems, and Marek Rydzewski, CDO Barmer, the starting signal for DIGITAL X 2022 was given under the moderation of Gabor Steingart on the boat @ThePioneer One.

Our CEO Adel Al-Saleh, together with his guest Hock E. Tan, CEO Broadcom, set the tone of DIGITAL X 2022 with the dynamic keynote address “How companies accelerate innovation in the multi-cloud era”. This was followed by a roundtable discussion between Adel Al-Saleh and Andrea Nahles, which generated great enthusiasm.

A total of 13 sessions together with our partners such as SAP, Intel, NetApp, Lenovo, VMware, AWS, Google Cloud, SNOW and Fortinet made for lively discussion. Bits and bytes literally flew back and forth when it came to trend topics like metaverse, blockchain and Web3.

None of this would have been possible without our customers, visitors and partners. Many thanks to everyone!

About our partners and guests

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

For over 15 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud offering. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 200 fully featured services for computing, storage, databases, networking, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, security, hybrid, virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), media, and application development, deployment, and management from 84 Availability Zones within 26 geographic regions. Millions of customers – including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies – trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs.


Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network – today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud, or mobile environments. Fortinet ranks number one in the most security appliances shipped worldwide, and more than 580,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.

Future Cloud Infrastructure

Future Cloud Infrastructure (FCI) is a secure and reliable private cloud service, based on the latest technology of VMware’s ECO-system – that gives customers the possibility to decrease operational efforts and reduce complexity for their current VMware environment while increasing agility and speed.

Google Cloud

Google Cloud accelerates every organization’s ability to digitally transform its business. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

Microsoft Powerhouse

Microsoft Powerhouse at T-Systems is the trusted Azure Managed Service Provider and positions T-Systems as one amongst a select few organizations with Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) recognition. As a worldwide Gold certified partner of Microsoft, Microsoft Powerhouse at T-Systems has vast experience in the transformation and management of IT Systems supported by over 3000 Cloud experts worldwide.

Snow Software

Snow Software is changing the way organizations understand and manage their technology consumption. Our Technology Intelligence platform provides comprehensive visibility and contextual insight across software, SaaS, hardware and cloud. With Snow, IT leaders can effectively optimize resources, enhance performance, and enable operational agility in a hybrid world.


SNP is a world-leading provider of software for managing complex digital transformation processes. SNP’s in-house software accelerates the secure transformation of IT landscapes and data structures, enabling companies to adapt to the ever-increasing pace of change in the markets in an agile manner.

Instead of traditional IT consulting in the ERP environment, SNP offers an automated approach: The Data Transformation Platform CrystalBridge® and the SNP BLUEFIELD™ approach allow customers to restructure and modernize their IT landscapes much more quickly and reliably as well as migrate to new systems or cloud environments more securely. This gives customers clear qualitative advantages while at the same time reducing their time and costs.

VMware Center of Excellence (BigPlay)

Transform to Success: Through the synergy of expertise, we enable our clients a fast and sustainable digital transformation. From migration to modernization, our VMware CoE offers a 360° approach with application centricity and takes the complexity out of the transformation-equation.

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