EDITOR ’ S NOTE
Welcome to the latest edition of Intelligent CIO magazine for Latin America . This month ’ s issue is very special to us as it represents 12 months since our first edition . Thank you
for sticking with us , a lot has happened during this time – we hope you have enjoyed the journey !
To celebrate our first birthday , we have invited some of the top IT leaders in the region to share their insights with us .
They joined us to talk about the main technological challenges of the coming years and discuss the successes of today such as increasing productivity and overcoming adversity .
Please turn to p56 to discover how they are overcoming the challenges of today and tomorrow .
Elsewhere , we take a look at how Naturgy , a natural gas distributor based in Argentina , has protected mission-critical digital services with Veeam .
“ Around the world , cyberattacks on utility companies are becoming more common ,” said Maria Fricher , a member of the Systems and Architecture Technology team at Naturgy .
“ To avoid falling victim to ransomware and other cyberthreats , we decided to look for a more effective approach to data protection .
For more details turn to p48 .
In this month ’ s Industry Watch we look at how Antofagasta Minerals has deployed a private wireless network to accelerate digitalization of Minera Centinela in Chile .
Gino Ivani , Technology Manager for Antofagasta Minerals , said : “ We are transforming the way mining is done . We want to deliver excellence in everything we do , leveraging operational efficiencies to achieve the best results .”
For more on this turn to p72 .
Don ’ t forget you can read daily news updates at www . intelligentcio . com / latam /.
Once again , I ’ d like to wish you a good month ahead and please enjoy the read !
“ Even though the Veeam solution is really easy to use , we don ’ t have to compromise on functionality : we can protect our VMs and physical servers from data loss and cyberattacks from a single point of control .”
Mark Bowen Editorial Director
www . intelligentcio . com INTELLIGENTCIO LATAM 7