Cloud Connected Business - Opportunity or Liability?

When: 20th Sep 2017, 18:00 - 20th Sep 2017, 20:30
Where: BCS, First Floor, The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London, WC2E 7HA
Town/City: London
Organiser: BCS London North Branch
Price: Free to attend for both BCS Members, ISACA Members and Non-members
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There are many challenges facing organisations as the definition of business communications has shifted from the old world of working in an office with interconnected boxes to the adoption of BYOD, Everything to the Cloud and the Internet of Things.

This event will present views on various technologies to address the challenges of limitations of MPLS using SD-WAN, using global threat visibility to protect against cyber threats and creating a secure virtual connected office

Join us to listen,learn and share views about this important topic.

Our presenters include:

  • Jason Wells, Vice President EMEA & APAC, Aryaka
    Tomorrow’s Network Today
    The enterprise migration to cloud and SaaS applications has exposed many of the limitations of MPLS connectivity for global enterprises, especially the challenges of delivering mission-critical applications to end users world wide. Learn how SD-WAN provides an alternative global connectivity solution that better meets the needs of the modern enterprise
  • Tom Pattison, Security Services Specialist - Level 3 Communications
    Managing threats known and unknown in the network
    With the adoption of BYOD, Everything to the Cloud and the Internet of Things, business models have changed and from a security perspective the old idea of protecting the “Castle Fortress” network perimeter no longer applies and has to be re-thought. Gain insights into how a major global ISP provides effective network based protection mechanisms to counteract Internet bourn cyber attacks. Discover how Level 3 uses global threat visibility to discuss how companies and organisations can adopt best practice to protect themselves more effectively against the latest cyber threats.
  • Robinder Koura, Head of Channel Sales, Ring Central
    Accelerating the Shift to Cloud Communications
    Increasingly, there’s an accelerating pace of innovation in businesses communications. The definition of business communications is shifting from the old world of interconnected boxes and moving to the cloud. This session will explore the impact of the cloud, the implications on today’s work environment, the challenges and critical issues for businesses, and how businesses are adapting. Business communications has been significantly impacted by the ubiquity of mobility, and the changing nature of work as workforces become more distributed and global.