Agenda 2017

The Digital Dividend - How Managed Services can win in a rapidly digitalised Europe

08:30 Registration
09:15 Welcome, opening remarks
09:30 Keynote: Opening Keynote: How Digital Business redefines the Buyer-Seller Relationship
Presented by Bianca Granetto, Gartner Technology & Service Provider Group
10:00 Featured Topic: Where next for MSPs? A review of the latest news and research
Presented by John Garratt, Editor of IT Europa


Providing Insights into Managed Services

10:20 MSP Viewpoint 1 - Current trends and pressures
Speaker: Mark Schoonderbeek, Manager Operations, Xcellent Automatisering B.V.
10:30 MSP Viewpoint 2 - Why business continuity matters
Speaker: Chris Tate, Business Development Director, Datto
10:40 Panel - The current state of the MSP business
11:00 Coffee Break


BREAKOUT Sessions: Building the Service

11:30 Creating a new landscape for service: tools or solutions?
Presented by Wolter Smit, Co-founder and CEO, Topdesk
11:45 SSDs in a Software-Defined Storage Environment
Speakers: Ferdi van der Zwaag, Business Development Manager and Jerzy Mrugala, Senior Field Application Engineer, Kingston Technology
12:00 What does the security opportunity look like?
Speaker: Dave Sobel, Senior Director of Partner Community and Field Marketing, SolarWinds MSP
12:15 Accelerating the shift to Cloud Communications
Speaker: Robinder Koura, Head of Channel Sales – EMEA, RingCentral
12:30 Enhancing Customer Experience
Presented by by Matthe Smit, Director of Product Management, Autotask
12:45 Panel - Building the Service
13:00 Lunch
Start Finish Location Presentation
13:15 13:30 Orange 3 Solarwinds: How a hybrid cloud backup solution can accelerate your recovery time objective!
13:15 13:30 Exhibit Area ASG: The Evolving Digital Workspace: Creating a Work Environment for Every Employee
13:40 13:55 Orange 3 Datto: How can adding Datto Business Continuity services enhance your business?
13:40 13:55 Boardroom 3 Cato Networks: Network and Security as a Service: New Opportunity to Displace Competitors and Win New Business
14:00 Keynote: GDPR - one year to go: the legal position in Europe
Presented by Renzo Marchini, Fieldfisher
14:30 The dynamic changes in distribution: new growth areas in channels for 2017
Speaker: Peter van den Berg, European General Manager, Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC)


BREAKOUT Sessions : Securing the Future

14:55 How to recover from a Ransomware infection LIVE
Speaker: Chris Tate, Business Development Director, Datto
15:10 Panel
15:30 Coffee Break Lunch
Start Finish Location Presentation
15:40 15:55 Boardroom 4 Iland in Orange 3: Taking advantage of the Cloud Opportunity in Europe – Cloud Services Demo
16:00 Tech M&A: defying gravity
Presented by Axel Brill, Director, Hampleton
16:30 Panel Q&A - Building MSP Expertise
17:00 Closing remarks and Networking Drinks Reception
*All times, speakers and presentation titles subject to change

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