Expert presenter
Pieter van der Merwe
Pieter van der Merwe

Regional manager, Africa & Middle East, Stratus

Pieter van der Merwe has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT industry. He has a solid background in mainframes, data centre enterprise servers, networking and, more recently, edge solutions. In his previous role, he was the availability solutions architect for more than 10 years. Van der Merwe has a deep understanding of virtualisation and high-end solutions for large corporate customers, as well as industrial automation, production environments and retail at the edge. He manages a vast territory with many diverse cultures and social economic challenges.

About Stratus

No matter the industry, companies are under unprecedented pressure to optimise business performance and efficiency. Automation and modernisation are key – and downtime or lack of security are not an option. You work in an “Always-On World”.

Stratus solutions collect and analyse data at the source – the Edge of your core business processes. Whether you manage an assembly line, an oil and gas pipeline, water treatment plant, a smart building process, or biotechnology and device organisation, you need to turn data into actionable results. Far from the cloud or your data centre, decisions and actions need to be made at the edge, in real time with the right information, in the right place.

Our solutions and platforms are simple to install and implement, they operate autonomously with constant availability in rugged environments, and can protect your data, security, and reputation – at the Edge of your business. Stratus solutions are Simple, Protected, Autonomous

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