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Unleash Infrastructure Innovation

 Unleash Infrastructure Innovation

 Optimise and scale the digital business 

 08:30 - 10:15 BST 

 Thursday 25 June 2020 
 Virtual Event - Taking Place on Zoom 

To withstand challenging operating environments, IT must support major shifts in demand without compromising speed or availability. Our virtual interactive event will help you solve infrastructure conundrums, define your cloud strategy, and deliver the data innovation essential to manage uncertainty.

With devices, sensors and data proliferating, making the right infrastructure decisions, whether on premise or in the cloud, is increasingly complex - and costly. Whether you need to remove cost, improve application performance, explore hybrid cloud options or something else, our in-depth sessions bring IT leaders together to solve challenges, supercharge strategy and build a roadmap for infrastructure innovation.

08.30 One-to-one Business Meetings

08.40 Join

08.45 Welcome by Nimbus Ninety and Equinix

08.50 Innovation and Invention for the Digital Business
Andrew McCreath, Senior Principal, Equinix

09.00 Supercharge Strategy Roadmapping Sessions

  • Strategy Build 1: Building an essential data fabric
    Explore how to optimise on-premise data management and maximise data portability
    • How do you accelerate access to data?
    • How can you optimise data management?
           Grant Caley, UK & Ireland Chief Technologist, NetApp
  • Strategy Build 2: A roadmap to hybrid Cloud
    Determine the critical capabilities to manage complex workload migration and the move to hybrid cloud 
    • What are the key steps to hybrid cloud?
    • How do you reduce risk around critical workloads?

            Joshua Moore, Principal Technologist, NetApp

  • Strategy Build 3: Digital Ecosystem and Delivering the ‘cloud first’ enterprise
  • Digital Ecosystem
    Architecture for data-rich digital businesses and reducing barriers to speed and scale
    • What are the benefits of an ecosystem approach to infrastructure?
    • What are the barriers to scaling digital services?
            Andrew McCreath,Senior Principal, Equinix
  • Delivering the ‘cloud first’ enterprise
    Discover how to get the most out of cloud and optimise and scale the digital business
    • What are the options for migrating large quantities of data between clouds?
    • What are the challenges of distributing to the edge?
            Lucas Searle, Azure Advanced Networking and Storage Manager, Microsoft

10.00 Q&A + Lessons learnt

10.15 Thank You and Close 

10.15 One-to-one business meetings

In partnership with:



Grant Caley

Grant Caley

Grant Caley is the Chief Technologist for NetApp, in the UK & Ireland. Grant has spent 20 years helping customers understand, define and implement Data Management and Data Services solutions across a Hybrid Cloud landscape. Prior to his current role, Grant has led technical account management for a number of large global finance customers as well as previously having worked for IBM and other UK organisations.

Lucas Searle

Lucas Searle

Lucas has over 10 years marketing experience in the technology sector and is the Azure Advanced Storage & Networking Manager, EMEA.

Joshua Moore

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Joshua is a Principal Technologist within the Cloud Analytics team at NetApp, and has spent many years in the field helping clients achieve their business goals with NetApp technology. He has a service provider background where, prior to his tenure at NetApp, held architecture and service strategy roles within a global systems integrator. His primary focus is on identifying where and how Cloud Analytics can help organizations better meet their service level objectives, cost constraints and business goals in the near term, and more effectively realize their hybrid cloud strategy in the long term.


This is a private event for members of our community. Membership is free and takes less than 5 minutes. As a member, you will have access to this and other complimentary events. Learn more.

This event is for 20 x C-level, VPs, Directors, Heads and the drivers of live projects in transformation, data, IT, digital, strategy, infrastructure, innovation, architect, integration, operations, cloud, applications, platform, network, enterprise, and delivery.

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