S3 Xpo offers attendees an intimate and personal environment to hear from, and speak with, the IT industry’s experts.
The event will demonstrate how S3 and its technology partners can help you deliver more from your existing IT infrastructure.
Throughout the day there will be presentations and forums to address topics such as GDPR.
The day promises to deliver an added insight into any infrastructure decisions you may be considering as well as demonstrating how S3 has been delivering a competitive edge for over 25 years.
- Cloud Based Services
- Business Analytics
- Converged & Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
- Data Lakes & Big Data
“S3 enable leading life science and research organisations, to focus on their science, not their storage.”
Mark Smith – Managing Director
|09.30||– S3 WELCOME|
|09.45||– Trustmarque & Microsoft - Empowering the adoption of enterprise cloud services|
|10.45||– DELL EMC - Brokering the ‘Clouds’|
|11.15||– Tea & Coffee Break|
|11.45||– IBM - IBM Software Defined Storage Solutions for the Cognitive Era|
|12.15||– The S3 Power of 3 Alliance - The All Flash Cloud|
|12.45||– HDS - Data Discovery & services for GDPR|
|14.00||– TINTRI - How to achieve public cloud agility in your data centre|
|14.30||– HPE - Why Composable Infrastructure matters to your business|
|15.15||– Q&A with Geoff Hurst and Mark Jones followed by drinks reception|
Ian Hancock - UKI Storage Software Technical Sales & Solutions
Ian has over 38 years of experience in the IT industry with major vendors and suppliers of IT solutions. Ian’s experience ranges across nearly every discipline of IT from a supplier perspective and where has focussed on data protection software for the last ten years. His experience of working in technical pre-sales with major customers across Europe has led to his current role of data architect working with customers to find optimised designs and solutions to meet their data management needs.
Richard Wallace - Channel Sales Manager UK & I
Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry working primarily in storage, cloud services and backup. More recently joining Catalogic Software to drive adoption of Copy Data Management in the UK&I.
Paul Segrave - EMEA Sales Director
Paul Segrave is an IT professional with over 25 years’ experience in the storage industry. Primarily software and hardware solutions in the backup and data protection space, Paul now represents Cirrus Data Solutions whose data migration server solution, DMS, is fast becoming the standard for non-disruptive heterogeneous data migration for local, remote and cloud migration projects.
Ian Campbell - Senior Systems Engineer
Ian started at ICL as an Engineer in their Office Systems Division, working on early PC’s & Servers. Moved to Compaq to teach their ASE courses before moving into data storage as a Compaq Pre Sales Consultant for ComputaCenter. Ian then moved to NetApp as an SE in their Finance Team based in the City of London. Got seduced by his first startup and joined Pillar Data Systems, where he spent 3 years before moving back to a NetApp partner (B2Net). Left B2net for HP, where he spent 2 years in Storage Pre Sales (3PAR, StoreOnce, StoreVirtual) and 3 years as a Storage sales specialist, selling to UK public sector customers. Most recently joined from NexGen / Pivot 3 where Ian was a System Engineer supporting EMEA.
Ian has a broad experience in both SAN & NAS, as well as Flash, Virtualisation and server based technology.
Stewart Wilson - UKI Sales Director – Converged Platforms & Solutions Division (CPSD)
Stewart Wilson is the UK&I Sales Director for Dell EMC’s converged platforms division (formerly VCE) and responsible for all CPSD sales into Enterprise & Commercial markets in UK&I. Stewart joined Dell EMC in 2009 and held various sales management roles within the Enterprise business focussing primarily on the financial services sector. CPSD started and continue to lead the converged infrastructure market offering a comprehensive converged portfolio (Blocks, Racks, Rails, Nutanix XC, OnPrem AzureStack) to cater for all types of organisations and workloads whilst offering integration with public cloud providers.
Hanna Kazerani - Senior Information and Data Management Executive
Hanna specialises in the design, development and delivery of Digital Governance Strategy and Framework, Information Management Solutions and Services. Her focus has been on Capital Project Information Management (PIM) in oil & gas and nuclear industries in the last few years. One of her recent roles was as Head of Information Management at EDF Energy Nuclear New Build for Hinkley Point C in the UK. Hinkley Point C, is one of the first new nuclear builds in 30 years in the UK. She had overall accountability for the provision of an integrated Information Management strategy, including the future strategy of how data needs to be managed in line with regulatory requirements; establishing a culture and mechanism for data quality; and enabling effective configuration management.
Andy Sawyer - Managing Chief Technologist
Andy Sawyer – is an IT professional for more than thirty years with ten years served at HP(E), first as a solution architect then a Chief Technologist and now Managing Chief Technologist running the team aligned to the channel. He has deep roots in large scale service provider projects as well as a background in security. All said and done, still an infrastructure guy in a suit who thinks he’s good with people.
Alex D’Anna - SE Manager – EMEA North
Alex D’Anna has over 15 years of experience in the Storage Industry leading Systems Engineering teams in Europe. Alex has been with Pure Storage leading Northern Europe and Global Systems Engineering and has been responsible for staring a number of key regions since joining Pure Storage in 2014. Prior to that, Alex was the founding member in Europe of of SAN Performance monitoring solution Virtual Instruments, leading that business through a phase of explosive growth. Alex has been living in London for over 7 years with his family.
James Butler - Chief Technology Officer
James Butler is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Trustmarque (Part of Capita plc). He is widely regarded for his expertise in cloud technologies and during his time at Trustmarque has driven the development of their cloud platforms and services to simplify cloud adoption.
Catalogic Software is the market’s leading provider of in-place Copy Data Management solutions. Founded in 1996 and with thousands of customers worldwide, Catalogic helps IT organizations modernize infrastructure and IT services, delivering significant reductions to CAPEX and OPEX while providing superior services to the business. For enterprise IT teams, Catalogic integrates storage array copy processes (snapshots, replication, clones) with enterprise applications (Oracle, SQL Server, SAP HANA, VMware, etc.) to deliver significant improvements to critical IT functions such as application protection and recovery, automated test/dev infrastructure and user self-service, all without scripting.
We specialises in Data Migration, reducing drastically the complexity of data migration processes and scripts, minimizing downtime and avoiding risks associated with change.
Our Enterprise business focus as a "Non Disruptive Migration Solution" enabling customers to migrate from Legacy to a new SAN, Flash, virtualised or Cloud storage and we are proud to categorise as an Agnostic Solution working with all Key Vendors.
As a member of the Dell Technologies unique family of businesses, Dell EMC serves a key role in providing essential infrastructure for organisations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important assets. Dell EMC enables our enterprise customers’ IT and digital business transformation through trusted hybrid cloud and big-data solutions, built upon a modern data center infrastructure that incorporates industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage, and cybersecurity technologies.
Dell EMC brings together Dell’s and EMC’s strong capabilities and complementary portfolios seeking to become the technology industry’s most trusted advisor, providing capabilities spanning strategy development, consultative services and solution deployment.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) was founded on 1 November, 2015 and is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure. Our technology helps customers turn ideas into value. In turn, they transform industries, markets and lives.
Hitachi Data Systems pursues Digital Transfromation with data-driven technology solutions that help you build a strong business and a healthier, safer, smarter society. To succeed in a world of disruptive change requires technological adaptation and smart decisions. We help you achieve both with a focus on data that offers real value – what we call the Internet of Things that matter. With software-defined infrastructure to improve IT agility and flexibility, we accelerate innovation, improve business outcomes, simplify the lives of mobile workers and administrators, and expedite business insight and competitive advantage. Transform to thrive with an agile data centre, highly available content, and informed decision-making.
HyperGrid™ is the Enterprise Cloud-as-a-Service leader that simplifies IT for the enterprise by providing consumption based, full stack cloud services on premises. HyperGrid™’s offering, HyperCloud™, uniquely addresses enterprise IT needs by combining IaaS, PaaS, and applications services on premises with security and governance for application management. For DevOps, it delivers lifecycle management and push-button VM, bare metal and container deployments. These capabilities, combined with multi-cloud management and orchestration, all delivered via a consumption model, offer a truly compelling value proposition. HyperGrid™ is IT Simplified for Business, delivering unmatched simplicity, scale, and economics that accelerates business innovation, growth, and long-term success.
IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services. Today, IBM is focused on four growth initiatives - business analytics, cloud computing, growth markets and Smarter Planet. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to build systems that enable dynamic and efficient organizations, better transportation, safer food, cleaner water and healthier populations.
PhishMe is the leading provider of human-focused phishing defence solutions for organisations concerned about their susceptibility to today’s top attack vector — spear phishing. PhishMe’s intelligence-driven platform turns employees into an active line of defence by enabling them to identify, report, and mitigate spear phishing, malware, and drive-by threats. Our open approach ensures that PhishMe integrates easily into the security technology stack, demonstrating measurable results to help inform an organisation’s security decision making process. PhishMe’s customers include the defence industrial base, energy, financial services, healthcare, and manufacturing industries, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand changing user security behaviour will improve security, aid incident response, and reduce the risk of compromise.
Pure Storage (NYSE:PSTG) helps companies push the boundaries of what’s possible. Pure's end-to-end data platform - including FlashArray, FlashBlade and our converged offering with Cisco, FlashStack – is powered by innovative software that’s cloud-connected for management from anywhere on a mobile device and supported by the Evergreen business model. The company’s all-flash based technology, combined with its customer-friendly business model, drives business and IT transformation with solutions that are effortless, efficient and evergreen. With Pure's industry leading Satmetrix-certified NPS score of 83.5, Pure customers are some of the happiest in the world, and include organizations of all sizes, across an ever-expanding range of industries.
Tintri puts the agility of public cloud inside your data center. Tintri’s all-flash architecture uses building blocks similar to public cloud—to simply manage enterprise and cloud native applications. Customers guarantee the performance of their applications, automate common IT tasks via Open APIs, troubleshoot across their infrastructure, and predict an organization’s needs to scale—the underpinnings of a modern data center. That’s why leading cloud service providers and enterprises, including Comcast, Chevron, NASA, Toyota, United Healthcare and 20% of the Fortune 100, trust Tintri with enterprise cloud.
Trustmarque (part of Capita plc) is a leading end-to-end technology provider for both public and private sector organisations in the UK. We empower our customers to succeed by delivering simplified IT services. Trustmarque has been at the heart of the rapidly evolving IT market for over 30 years, serving more than 2,000 customers including UK government and healthcare organisations, as well as high profile clients in the private sector. We deliver integrated services to help our customers at each step of the IT investment process, from solution development through technology provision to deployment and on-going support.
Wembley Stadium, London, HA9 0WS | 6th July 2017 | 09.00 to 16.30 View on Map
"Excellent day, good presentations all round, very impressed!"
"Thank you for an excellent day. Very useful technology updates and I see my interest in S3 (as an IT Leader), continuing for some time"
"A day full of great knowledge and products topped off with a tour of the stadium recognised throughout the world - top class"
"Excellent event, first class"