TRANSFORMIT 2018

your fabric of the future

Thursday 26th April – Our Northampton Data Centre

Customer Case Studies, Technology Influencers, Panel Debate, Live Demos and more…

 

 

Are your customers ready to start their digital transformation journey? Would you like to explore some options to help them take their first steps?

 

Are your customers ready to start their digital transformation journey? Would you like to explore some options to help your customers take their first steps? The event will be a great opportunity for you to network and hear from our technology experts to help solve your customers digital transformation challenges – making their businesses more scalable, agile and mobile. You will hear from Node4 customers who will share experiences on how they have embraced cloud, collaboration and enhanced connectivity, which could benefit your customers too.

Our customers will show you if private, public or hybrid cloud is right for your customers. Also, learn how your customers can scale their business operations to control costs and reduce risks, enabling them to drive innovation across their organisation. Attendees will also be able to demo and explore Node4’s new IT and technology developments.


Agenda

Matt Hollis, Head of Technology, HomeServe

Customer Keynote – 11:30 – 12:00

The data centre & digital transformation of HomeServe IT

 


 

10:15 – 10:45  10:45 – 11:15  12:45 – 13:15  14:30 – 15:00 15:00 – 15:30

The Data Revolution - Steve Denby

How to digitally transform your business

10:15 – 10:45

This is an in-depth look at how your customers can prepare themselves for a digital transformation which leverages its many business benefits, whilst avoiding the obstacles most competitors will encounter. As more and more digital disruptors enter the market, now is the time to think about your customer’s business agility; this presentation can show you how.

How to protect your customer’s business within private, public or hybrid cloud - Steve Nice

10:45 – 11:15

This is an unmissable presentation for businesses who recognises the importance of building adequate security into their cloud journey. We cover how utilising cloud (and the vast amount of benefits it brings) changes your customers threat landscape, in addition to key challenges such as ‘credential exposure’ and ‘information leakage’. We also, of course, talk about real and affordable solutions to avoid the threats as they emerge.

Collaboration accomplishes more: Here’s how to get it done effectively - Mark Phelps

Here’s how to get it done properly

12:45 – 13:15

A presentation from Mark Phelps covering how collaboration is changing and what opportunities your customers can seize to benefit from real ROI and positive workforce change. It covers crucial strategies for deploying tools that your customers can make work for their business and how cloud and collaboration work in unison. It also gives you valuable insight from a specialist with 35 years experience in the industry, delivering measurable business benefits to a variety of different verticals.

Data, DevOps and Disruption – Andrew Slater & Russ McKendrick

Innovation in the Cloud

14:30 – 15:00

In this interactive presentation we will be showcasing Node4’s capabilities around DevOps, Data and the Cloud. We’ll be exploring the challenges and opportunities for your customers in moving to a more DevOps aligned approach, discussing Infrastructure as Code and attempting a live deployment of a new application across multiple cloud platforms.

Your digital transformation - Panel Debate

15:00 – 15:30

TRANSFORMIT is all about you. We want you to choose what we discuss, to benefit you the most. On the day we’ll use a customised app which will allow you to ask questions which you want our panel to discuss, in real-time. The power will be at your fingertips, to ensure that the information you need is within reach.

 

 

Ben Meade, Head of IT, BMI Healthcare

14:00 – 14:30

BMI’s Digital Transformation Journey: How Node4 helps enable strategic change

Ben Meade has over 25 years of experience in leading and delivering significant change across commercial and non-profit organisations and sectors including Healthcare, Financial Services, Utilities, Retail, Legal Services and Distribution. He will discuss how Node4’s colocation and cloud services set the new foundation of BMI Healthcare’s IT Infrastructure to enable wider digital transformation.

Private, Public and Hybrid Cloud

Our customers will show you if private, public or hybrid cloud is right for your customer’s business

Colocation services

Learn about how your customers can manage day-to-day operational needs whilst keeping an eye on budgets

Security and business continuity

Listen to experts talks about Security and how to keep businesses running

Collaboration tools

Learn about collaboration tools such as Voice & Video calling, Virtual Meetings, and Messaging Apps

‘Appy to Have your Vote’ – Your digital transformation Panel Debate

TRANSFORMIT is all about you. So for our final session, you can vote for the questions you want our panel to discuss, in real-time.

Paul Bryce

Andrew Wilson

Chief Commercial Officer Director of Channel Sales

 

On the day we’ll use a customised app which will allow you to vote for the questions you want our panel to discuss, in real-time. The power will be at your fingertips, to ensure the information you need is within reach. Some of the questions you’ll be able to vote for:

  • Is digital transformation essential to remain competitive and relevant?
  • Are businesses culturally ready to embrace digital transformation?
  • Whose priority is it to drive digital transformation?
  • What are the obstacles in the way of innovation and digital transformation?
  • How are businesses adapting to digital transformation?
  • How is Node4 addressing the needs of digital transformation demands?

 

 

Nick Danson, IT Systems Manager, Forest Holidays

13:15 – 13:45

Securing Present and Future Revenue with Node4

IT Systems Manager, Nick Danson, has more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. He joins us from luxury holiday company, Forest Holidays, to talk about their journey with Node4 which includes: database software, web services, hosting, security and disaster recovery.

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The venue

Northampton Data Centre

40 Lower Farm Rd
Northampton
NN3 6XF

Ideally located off the M1 corridor and just an hour from London, our flagship and tier 3+ standard data centre in Northampton covers 41,000 square feet and houses 3 data halls with over 800 racks.

As a secure facility we do not provide any signage to our data centres. You can locate the building by looking for the ‘N4’ sign.

Sign up for TRANSFORMIT 2018

TRANSFORMIT is FREE to attend and you will also receive a complimentary lunch, goodie bags and the opportunity to win some great prizes on the day! Complete the form below to reserve your place.

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