Vertiv (NYSE: VRT), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, held the Asia Channel Summit 2023 from July 24 to 26 at the Grand Hyatt Nusa Dua in Bali, Indonesia. The summit theme, Experience Vertiv: Technology Through Impact Solutions, focused on energy-efficient data center infrastructure solutions that support customers’ sustainability strategies. The summit hosted more than 200 attendees across Asia to experience how Vertiv’s wide range of data center and IT solutions support the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals of organizations.
“This year, we took the Asia Channel Summit as an opportunity to recognize and connect with all our valued partners in the region, while helping them experience how Vertiv creates long-term, positive impact on businesses, society, and the environment. Our partners play a crucial role in expanding the reach of Vertiv solutions, which help companies achieve their sustainability goals regarding energy and water efficiency,” said Daniel Sim, senior director for channel business at Vertiv Asia.
A highlight of the plenary session was a key partner presentation on how collaboration can drive leading-edge technologies and business growth to end customers. Jacinta Quah, vice president, Infrastructure Solutions Group at Dell Technologies, shared with the delegates how Vertiv solutions contributed to the success of its data center project for a licensed wealth management company. “The symbiotic partnership with Vertiv and the Dell relationship with the customer and partner was the key winning point,” said Quah.
The delegates also had a tour at the Vertiv Experience Center situated in the event premises to discover more about the latest Vertiv offerings, including power management solutions, rack uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, IT monitoring solutions, thermal management solutions, and integrated solutions like Vertiv™ SmartCabinet™, Vertiv™ SmartRow™ 2, and Vertiv™ SmartAisle™ 2.
A unique activity of this annual summit was a community outreach activity in partnership with a local school. Vertiv staff and partners accompanied more than 60 students for a day tour at Bali Safari and Marine Park for fun and educational activities. The group also donated English reading/activity books to support their basic education requirements.
During the gala dinner, thirty-six outstanding partners were recognized for their significant sales and business development achievements in 2022. It also featured classic Balinese sand art entertainment, providing a visual emphasis of [a]the potential of technology and innovation to drive environmentally-responsible long-term goals.
Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), are expected to drive data center growth and influence design deployments for current and future facilities, Sim remarked in his partners’ address, “AI and data are the future. The next wave of digital transformation is going to involve all of us. Vertiv will continue to be among the key enablers of this transformation and we invite our partners to be part of this journey.”