Thu 21 Jun 2018 13:30 - 17:30
Don’t miss Host in Scotland, brought to you by ScotlandIS and Scottish Futures Trust.
Scotland has a mature, experienced and innovative data centre and hosting community delivering key managed services to global clients in Retail, Health, FS, Food & Drink, Government, Energy. These providers deliver colocation, hosting, cloud and hybrid services that support the digital data driven economies all our business work and grow in, to the highest compliance standards.
This half day gathering brings together specialists from in-country expertise – right here on your doorstep – combined with global experts as well as demand side experts from Fintech and Education, offering people from across the data management community the opportunity to hear about the latest developments, existing capabilities and future plans and to network with peers.
13.30 - 14.00 Registration
14.00 - 14.05 Welcome by Polly Purvis, CEO, ScotlandIS
14.05 - 14.30 The Fintech Challenge - Stephen Ingledew, Chief Executive, Fintech Scotland
14.30 - 14.55 Connecting the Gigabit Economy - James McClafferty, Head of Regional Development, CityFibre
14.55 - 15.20 Why Hybrid Cloud marks a sea change for enterprise - Craig Dalrymple, Senior Systems Engineer, brightsolid
15.20 - 15.45 Datacentres, Cloud & Digital Transformation - Grant Wilson, Client Director & Head of Sales, DataVita
15.45 - 16.00 Break
16.00 - 16.25 Subsea data connectivity around Scotland - Sian Wilson, Senior Development Manager, Crown Estate Scotland
16.25 - 16.50 How can a regional Internet Exchange support digital growth for Scotland - Jo Fereday, Head of Product and Marketing, LINX
16.50 - 17.15 Future Developments - Tony Gribben, General Manager, Cisco Systems
17.15 - 17.20 Close by James King, Associate Director, Scottish Futures Trust
17.20 onward Networking and Refreshments
This event is free to attend.book now
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