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Oct 27 2015
Opening plenary keynote: Digital disciplines - attaining market leadership via the cloud, big data, social, mobile, and the Internet-of-Things
Joe Weinman, Digital Strategist and Author, Independent Consultant
The author of “Cloudonomics” tackles the next stage in the strategic evolution of the true digital enterprise and examines the drivers in both internal enterprise management and external and outsourced service provision.
Plenary panel: How can hosting, colocation and cloud managed services providers position themselves to best enable digital enterprise transformation?
Chris Crosby, Co-Founder & CEO, Compass Datacenters Eli Scher, CEO, New Continuum Data Centers Giles Proctor, VP, Data Centre Services , Pacnet at Telstra Joe Weinman, Digital Strategist and Author, Independent Consultant John Hughes CBE, Executive Chairman, Telecity Group Ross Bawcum, AVP, Global Data Center Operations, AT&T;
Morning coffee and networking
Lunch and networking
Afternoon plenary panel discussion: What do cloud exchanges mean for the outsourced infrastructure services industry?
Nowadays there is a lot of complexity that infrastructure cloud service users face when choosing providers and buying infrastructure capacity. In the cloud choosing the best option for a specific application is like solving a complex equation, because technical, commercial, and legal requirements need to be considered. This session will cover why and how marketplaces can support customers to simplify that equation.
Plenary panel discussion: Are current availability standards fit for purpose? Do we need a workload availability standard and what would it look like? How could it be built into Service Level Agreements?
In the cloud what should we be doing about an availability standard?