Register for the Webinar

Date: Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Time: 11.00 (GMT+2)
Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

With the COVID-19 pandemic set to transform higher education as we know it, there are huge challenges before us, as well as room for innovation. Technology will play an important role in driving this innovation.

HPE and Aruba, in partnership with ITWeb, present an engaging webinar for higher education, to address the challenges and solutions in the new normal for education. Join us to see use cases that can help empower both IT and students.

Join this event to explore key issues around:

  • Transitioning to the new normal in higher education;
  • Revolutionising the student experience; and
  • Adopting new learning practices.

Discover how to enable and support increased remote learning with HPE VDI solutions, to empower both IT and students.

HPE is here to help accelerate your recovery and transformation by bringing together the right expertise, support, financial flexibility and technology solutions to meet your most immediate challenges and unexpected demands.

HPE has a comprehensive portfolio of VDI solutions to help you meet the immediate demand of enabling a remote workforce. Designed for VMware and Citrix environments, HPE VDI solutions are built to deliver secure, efficient access to applications and data and support a wide range of user requirements.

For learn-from-home initiatives, pop-up locations and temporary facilities, HPE provides seamless and secure access to resources at scale. HPE Pointnext Services can help you quickly establish secure, reliable connectivity and collaboration for remote educators.

Aruba Remote Access Points (RAPs) are used in outdoor pop-up locations quickly, and securely extend network connectivity to mobile educators. Aruba VIA VPN offers robust, highly scalable VPN with zero touch provisioning, multi-level security and remote management.


At this exciting webinar by HPE and Aruba, in partnership with ITWeb, you will:

  • Discover how to transition to the new normal in higher education;
  • See HPE and Aruba use cases that can help empower both IT and students;
  • Find out how to improve remote learning with VDI;
  • Learn how VDI solutions can revolutionise the student experience; and
  • Get to grips with the advisory services and consumption-based models that would suit your needs.


This event is for strategic management and IT professionals in tertiary education, including:

  • College management, higher education decision-makers; and
  • CIOs, CDOs, heads of IT in higher education.

Discover how to enable and support increased remote learning



Introduction and Welcome

Lesedi Dibakwane , Lesedi Dibakwane, Enterprise Account Manager, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

HPE is here to help

Riaz Patel , Riaz Patel, Value Sales Specialist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Healthy and Smart Buildings to power the future of Higher Education

Dr Marco Macagnano , Dr Marco Macagnano, Smart Real Estate and Smart Cities Leader, Deloitte SA

How to provide secure remote student learning experiences without the cost & complexity of legacy networks.

Eugene de Souza , Eugene de Souza, Territory Manager for Digital Networks, Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company

The HPE solutions that make affordable remote learning and working a reality

Stephan Steyn , Stephan Steyn, solutions architect, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

VDI as a Service for the Education: HPE consumption solutions

Mark Wayt , Mark Wayt, Worldwide Client Platforms Architect, Digital Workplace. Network, Workplace and IoT Worldwide Practice Area. HPE Pointnext Services, Digital Workplace at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

Closing and end of webinar


Eugene De Souza
Territory Manager for Digital Networks
Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company
Lesedi Dibakwane
Enterprise Account Manager
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Dr Marco Macagnano
Smart Real Estate and Smart Cities Leader
Deloitte SA
Riaz Patel
Value Sales Specialist
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Stephan Steyn
Solutions architect
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Revolutionise the student experience at higher learning institutions!