Optimise IT 2021 Agenda


eacs: Preparing your business for what comes next

Join Dave Adamson, our very own CTO, who will set the theme for the day and look at how the working landscape has changed for many of us over the last 16 months. Dave will take a look at some of the challenges businesses will be facing over the next few months as we start to transition back to normality, as well as looking at what that normality may look like.

Dave has been leading the technology strategy for eacs for the last three years and brings over 15 years experience of technical experience as an IT professional. He has acquired in-depth expertise in a wide range of disciplines, holding accredited qualifications in technology platforms including Microsoft, VMware, Nutanix, Citrix and Sophos. As such, he possesses exceptional knowledge of the systems and solutions that make eacs’ clients tick as well as the perspective of a customer of Service Providers from previous roles.


Cymulate: How to confront supply chain attacks and ransomware

Cybersecurity professionals operate in a dynamic environment driven by two accelerating forces; threat developments and the rapid adoption of new technologies and digital business initiatives.

Attend this session to discover how to:

• Pinpoint and address security deficiencies related to supply chain attacks and ransomware.

• Validate EDR detection of lateral movement, command and control and privilege escalation techniques.

• Increase the operational efficiency of security teams with automated security testing.

Sam Murdoch, Vice President of EMEA Sales, has nearly 15 years of experience leading successful sales, technical and channel teams. His thoughtful leadership ensures that all his relationships – from team members, customers to partner­ alliances — receive complete satisfaction. Prior to joining Cymulate, Sam was the Founder of e92cloud, the leading Cloud Security Distributor in the UK, which successfully launched and saw huge growth with Cymulate into Northern Europe since 2017.


iboss: 5 steps to building your SASE roadmap

Join Simon Eappariello, Senior Vice President of iboss, for a discussion surrounding the main drivers and key steps for organisations to consider when building out their migration to a SASE platform.

Simon Eappariello is a veteran engineer in network security with over 35 years of experience ranging from global 2000 corporations to the largest public sector organizations across Europe. Simon is a member of the Institute of Security Provisionals (A.Inst.ISP) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Simon joined iboss in 2014 and today serves as the SVP of European and Asia Pacific Markets leading channel and distribution strategies.


appCURE: Work in the new hybrid digital world

appCURE CEO Steve Horn will be looking into the new Hybrid model and the journey to deliver applications for workers in the new Hybrid World where Digital Workspace also includes the physical desktop.

As CEO of appCURE, Steve Horn is responsible for the vision, strategy and overall business functions. A technology focused serial entrepreneur, Steve has over 20+ years experience developing innovative solutions which directly impact the way organisations deliver information and applications enabling faster more agile business outcomes.  A long term evangelist on the benefits of work anywhere/hybrid approach, Steve has been at the forefront of this paradigm shift which has now become a priority for the vast majority of organisations.  




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