IBM Systems Technical University

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Grow your skills with in-depth pure technical training at the IBM Systems Technical University in Cape Town, South Africa. Learn how you can harness the power of IBM Systems solutions to help turn your IT challenges into successes.


Get the opportunity to:

  • Sharpen your expertise with sessions led by IBM product and industry experts
  • Experience the latest technology via demos geared to all skill levels
  • Test-drive new products from IBM and IBM Business Partners in the Solution Center
  • Expand your professional network when you connect with product developers and industry leaders
  • Learn from your peers via networking sessions and discussions on real-world IT challenges and successes

Why attend?

The agenda will include more than 50 information-packed technical sessions delivered by top IBM developers and experts.

Ensure you don't get left behind by gaining new skills to harness the power of IBM Systems technologies. Whether you are a service provider or IT manager - you need to become agile and responsive.


Who should attend:

  • IT Executives & Business Managers
  • Data Center Managers
  • Technical Support Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Systems & Application Programmers
  • IT Architects
  • Hardware Planners & Capacity Planners
  • Performance Analysts
  • Systems, Database & Storage Admins
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Other IT Professionals

Speakers topics:

  • Architecture
  • Cognitive Computing
  • Cloud and Virtualization
  • Power 9
  • IBM AIX
  • Linux on Power Systems
  • IBM Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure
  • System Networking
  • System Software
  • Analytics and Big Data

Join us at the Solution Center:

  • Learn about new products and services
  • Explore cutting-edge demos from IBM and top vendors
  • Meet face-to-face with hundreds of potential clients and vendors
  • Assess the competition and solidify your position in the marketplace
  • Network with industry colleagues and build relationships with important decision-makers

Enroll today!

IBM Systems Technical University (TechU) empowers you to implement solutions for IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage in a cloud, cognitive and big data world.

Attendees should plan to arrive on Tuesday June 5 in the morning. Registration opens at 8:00am. The opening session starts at 9:45. All sessions will be presented in English and business casual attire is appropriate for all conference sessions.


Client and Business Partner rates

Type Availability Price
Early Bird Rate (Clients, Government) Available through May 5, 2018 ZAR 25.225
Standard Rate (Clients, Government) Beginning May 6 2018 ZAR 28.665
Business Partners Available through June 5, 2018 ZAR 19.890
Business Partners with Vouchers* Available through June 5, 2018 ZAR 4.680
IBM employee rate Available through June 5, 2018 ZAR 24.365

*The following vouchers are accepted:
• Business Partner Reward Vouchers & Specialty vouchers
• Power To Cloud Rewards Program
• IBM i Training Coupons


Rate terms and conditions: All rates shown are excluding local VAT.

Rate terms and conditions: Standard tuition rate for this event is ZAR 28.665. Discounts cannot be combined with any other programs or discounts, including IBM Business Partner discounts. Early Bird Rates end 11:59PM on the date determined per event.

You will be charged the conference fees less any applicable discount.

For further details contact the conference team.


Hotel accommodation and event policies

Please note that you are responsible for your hotel booking and that your hotel reservation is not part of your conference registration. Hotel cancellations and substitutions must be made directly to the hotel.

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers
Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers room

IBM negotiated room type and rates

Hotel room rate (per room, VAT inclusive)

Rate for single occupancy: ZAR 2.100

Rate for double occupancy: ZAR 2.500

Please use the link below to secure a room.

Please note that we have negotiated a special rate at the hotel for conference attendees. Securing your room reservation within the IBM block includes breakfast and complimentary wireless access for the duration of your stay. Room availability in the IBM block is guaranteed until May 5, 2018.

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers dining

Event cancellation & substitution policy:

To avoid charges, conference enrollees must cancel their registrations by end of day May 21, 2018. For cancellations received after May 21, 2018, registration fees will be fully charged.

Substitutions are permitted at any time; replaced attendees will not be subject to registration fee cancellation penalties.

To cancel your registration, please update your registration record by using the link received in your confirmation mail or contact us via email.

2016 Solution Center

Join us at the Solution Center:

  • Learn about new products and services
  • Explore cutting-edge demos from IBM and top vendors
  • Meet face-to-face with hundreds of potential clients and vendors
  • Assess the competition and solidify your position in the marketplace
  • Network with industry colleagues and build relationships with important decision-makers

Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Being a sponsor offers you:

  • An opportunity to generate revenue by closing existing deals and developing new opportunities with C-level executives, directors, managers and other decision makers
  • An environment for building brand awareness
  • Participation in a sponsor panel and a venue for presenting to potential customers
  • A booth in the vibrant Solution Center where attendees can learn more about your products and services
  • Options to customize your booth space or use fully turnkey packages

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