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…

 

 

Is your business ready to start its digital transformation journey? Would you like to explore some options to help you take your first steps?

 

This event is a great opportunity for you to learn from Node4 customers and technology experts to help solve your digital transformation challenges – making your businesses more scalable, agile and mobile. Share knowledge and experiences on how your business might benefit from cloud, collaboration and enhanced connectivity.

Our customers will show you if private, public or hybrid cloud is right for your business. Also how to scale your business operations to control costs and reduce risks, enabling you to drive innovation across your organisation. You 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

Matt Hollis will provide an invaluable insight about the
evolution of HomeServe’s digital transformation journey from
private cloud deployment and web hosting across global sites.


 

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 businesses 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 business agility; this presentation can show you how.

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

10:45 – 11:15

This is an unmissable presentation for anyone 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 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 - 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 which opportunities to jump on for real ROI and positive workforce change. It covers crucial strategies for deploying tools you can make work for your business and how cloud and collaboration work in unison. It also gives you valuable insight from a specialist with 17yrs 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 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 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.

 

 

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 business

Colocation services

 

Learn about how to 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 your business running

Collaboration tools

 

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

 

 

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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‘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

Tom Needs

Chief Commercial Officer Chief Operations Officer

 

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?

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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