Is it really possible to work from anywhere?

Date:
Tuesday 26 May 2015, 6.00pm - 9.00pm (Light refreshments available)

Venue:
BCS London, 1st Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA | Maps

Cost:
Free to attend for BCS members and non-members

Synopsis:

With many end users striving to achieve the nirvana of Working From Anywhere, mobile workspaces are a high priority on most businesses agenda. However, with mobile workspaces spanning mobile, applications, web, data, file sharing, collaboration, secure mobile accessibility from any device, from anywhere, it is crucial to ensure that IT maintain control at both application and device level without compromising the data and applications your employees can access. The question is posed; does your mobility strategy need to be about more than the choice of Operating System and Device? What creates the primary user experience and perception; software-define workplaces or hardware-defined?

Join our expert panel as we discuss the various approaches to mobility and the impact it has on end users and business productivity.

About the panel:

Alternative

Alternative is a leading provider of IT solutions to UK businesses from device to datacentre. Priding ourselves in delivering an expansive scope of products and services, which spans cloud computing, virtualisation, managed hosting, fixed-line voice, software development, mobile, systems, IP networks and complex billing solutions; our vision is to become the leading IT managed services provider for UK businesses.

Citrix

Citrix is leading the transition to software-defining the workplace, uniting virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions to enable new ways for businesses and people to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, mobile workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud.

About the speaker

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts is the Enterprise Mobility Sales Specialist  (UK) for Citrix and has been working with Citrix technologies for over 14 years, with the last three years focusing on Enterprise Mobility Management. Paul has been working across multiple vertical markets and industries on their specific user cases and business drivers. The common goal for these organisations was to enable a mobility strategy and be an integral part of their business to drive customer satisfaction, productivity and profitability.

Wandera

Wandera are proven innovators in enterprise cloud services and security. With focus on customer experience, Wandera design unique transparent gateway architecture - helping customers navigate the next generation of enterprise mobility challenges beyond traditional EMM, meaning customers maximize the potential of mobility while providing a superior experience for their end users.

About the speaker

Will Fisher
William Fisher is Enterprise Sales Manager at Wandera and has worked for the company since they went to market three years ago.  William has been integral to the product's development over the years and has helped to shape the Enterprise-ready solution it is today.  With broad experience in financial and professional services, William has enhanced the mobile strategy of global organisations including PwC by introducing Wandera to give them better security, visibility and control over their mobile data usage.