Seminar on Cloud Computing and Open Source Softwares

The Great Lakes Consulting Senior Systems Engineer, Mr Jibril Touzi, has just facilitated a seminar on Cloud Computing and Free Software. The aims of this seminar were to present Cloud Computing and Open Source software, and some solutions that could be used in Africa Context in general, and in Burundi in particular (especially with bad bandwidth). Around 150 participants, coming from public administrations (Presidency, 1st Vice-Presidency, independant national electoral commission, National Assembly, ministries of Defense, Finance and Education, IDEC, etc.), private companies (LEO Burundi, radios, Multinational Consulting Group, etc.) and NGO (FORSC, ADEPAE, Swiss cooperation, etc.) attended the seminar. Find bellow the program along with three presentations.

View of the conference room
View of the conference room

Program

  • 14h00 – 14h30′ : Accueil des participants autour d’un café offert
  • 14h30′ – 15h00 : Le Cloud Computing – On en parle beaucoup mais qu’est-ce que c’est ? (Exemple de Google Apps)
  • 15h00 – 15h30′ : Les Logiciels Libres – Quels avantages ? Quels inconvénients ? Comparatif Windows/Linux
  • 15h30′ – 17h00′ : Présentation de quelques « domaines de maturité » des logiciels Open Source :
    • L’Administration de réseaux LAN (serveur Linux)
    • La Gestion Electronique et l’Archivage de Documents (GED)
    • La messagerie d’entreprise et le travail collaboratif
    • Le portail intranet d’entreprise
    • La sauvegarde de données informatiques
    • Le Monitoring IT
    • La création de sites web Internet
    • La gestion de bibliothèque
  • 17h00 – 17h30′ : Séance de Questions/Réponses
  • 17h30′ – 18h00 : Remplissage du formulaire et fin du séminaire

Presentations