Registration and refreshments
Steve Young, Meridian IT Managing Director
Era of Cognitive Solutions: How Analytics and Cognition are Changing the Face of the Industry
Keynote Speaker Andrew Wilcock
IBM Solutions for Cloud Integration
IBM solutions enable you to implement new technologies and approaches to connect your ecosystems in ways never thought possible. Solution area spans: IBM API Management, API Gateway, Cloud Integration, Digital Transformation, Messaging for the Digital Economy.
Low cost, high speed agile development in the Cloud – BlueMix is an open standards, cloud platform for building, running, and managing apps and services.
IBM Power Systems Software Update
In this session David Spurway, IBM Power Systems Product Manager for UK and Ireland, will discuss the latest updates in “Systems Software”. This will include updates about the operating systems for IBM Power Systems (AIX, IBM i and Linux), virtualisation (PowerVM and KVM), our OpenStack-based management offering (PowerVC) and more.
DevOps: Development and Operations Moving to a Unified World
Lionel Butler and James Cole
Modern business requirements are demanding more and more from the IT department. The usual silos of Development and Operations, which sometimes can have conflicting priorities, need to have a unified approach to cater for rapid requests from the business. Understand how DevOps can cater for more reliable and continuous deployment within your business, with greater governance and transparency using IBM solutions.
IBM Cloud Object Storage
Clients with massive storage challenges are seeking a simple, flexible, scalable storage solution. IBM Cloud Object Storage provides a new approach to object storage architecture, designed to meet our clients’ changing needs for scalable on-prem, cloud and hybrid object storage solutions. IBM Cloud Object Storage significantly reduces client storage costs at petabyte scale while providing carrier-grade security, high reliability, and simplified storage. Attend this session to learn more about IBM Cloud Object Storage for Data Protection Solution Models.
Drinks reception and networking