NEWS
Tech Channel Ambassadors set to tackle IT skills gap

Ian Kilpatrick, former EVP of Nuvias and the driving force behind the newly established Tech Channel Ambassadors, explains the thinking behind the organisation – a new Community Interest Company (CIC) created to promote the channel IT industry, and to bolster inclusivity in the sector. Tech Channel Ambassadors aims to raise awareness of career opportunities across the IT channel to those in education, those returning to employment, and those looking to change career, including, but not limited to, career opportunities for girls, BAME, disabled, neurodiverse and disadvantaged groups.

Watch Online
NEWS
Megaport makes complex networks simple

Mike Jauncey, Channel Director UK & Ireland, Megaport, explains how the company enables the building of secure, scalable, and agile networks in just a few clicks, with one smart and simple platform to manage every connection - allowing customers to provision hybrid cloud, cross-cloud, multicloud, and edge connections all in one place.

Watch Online
NEWS
Skills shortage drives increase in IT investment, automation and outsourcing

Alex Hoff, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Auvik, discusses the results of the company’s recent IT Trends 2024 Industry Report, which explains how the ongoing skills shortage is shaping IT investment decisions, with increased automation and outsourcing two key trends, alongside continued cloud and security spending. Alex also highlights the disjoint between the C-Suite and IT practitioners when it comes to identifying and addressing IT challenges and opportunities, sharing some great insights as to the best way forward for both MSPs and their customers.

Watch Online
NEWS
Driving knowledge sharing across the Channel

Patrick Aronson, Chief Marketing Officer and APAC Executive Vice President at Westcon-Comstor, looks at the challenges and opportunities for MSPs and other channel partners around data, as outlined in the company’s recent ‘Bridging the Gap’ research report. Patrick also explains some of the company’s recent data-focused initiatives, including the Partner Insights tool and Tech ConneX.

Watch Online
NEWS
Cybersecurity for SMEs - a smart solution

Jamie Akhtar, Co-Founder and CEO at CyberSmart, discusses the importance of cybersecurity solutions developed specifically for the SME market and the benefits they can bring to both the Channel and end users themselves. Jamie also outlines the security challenges he sees ahead, which are potential opportunities for CyberSmart and its partners - to demonstrate the value of their solutions during the cost of living crisis and as a means of addressing both the positive and negative aspects of the impending AI explosion.

Watch Online
NEWS
Partnership promises to accelerate data centre sustainability

Venessa Moffat, EMEA Channel Manager, Ekkosense and Nick Ewing, MD of Efficiency IT, discuss the new partnership between the two companies which brings together EIT’s expertise in data centre design, build, maintenance, and optimisation services with the global leader in AI-driven data centre performance optimisation software to improve customers’ sustainability and energy efficiency ambitions.

Watch Online
NEWS
Remembering how to be sustainable

Richard Eglon, CMO at Nebula, discusses the findings of the company’s latest report: ESG Unwrapped: Building a Sustainable Channel Community, which calls for collaboration, co-opetition and knowledge sharing as crucial ingredients for ESG success. Richard shares some example of how Nebula is benefitting from this new approach as well as offering some advice as to how the Channel more generally can embrace the advantages of ESG.

Watch Online
NEWS
Full speed ahead!

Zeki Turedi, Field CTO Europe, Crowdstrike, discusses the findings of the 2024 Crowdstrike Global Threat Report, with the big increase in attack velocity perhaps the most significant trend. Zeki also covers security and the cloud, the good and the bad when it comes to AI and explains how a platform approach to cybersecurity can provide the optimum solution in terms of both preventing attacks and mitigating the impact of security incidents.

Watch Online
NEWS
What’s on the horizon? N-able provides clarity for the future

John Pagliuca, CEO of N-able, discusses the company’s recently published ‘MSP Horizons Report’, produced in association with Canalys, providing invaluable insights as to the key technologies and business trends which provide both challenges and opportunities for MSPs as they seek to guide their customers through the complexities and uncertainties of digital transformation. The stakes are high!

Watch Online
NEWS
Dry type transformers power the digital data centre

Andrea Ghidini, Group Sales Director and Nicholas Manning, Area Sales Manager, both at TMC Transformers, discuss the company’s range of medium and low voltage dry-type transformers and reactors, available in both standard ranges and tailor-made versions. The conversation covers the technology, sustainability and business benefits of the transformers, alongside the company’s major focus on its own sustainability and innovation roadmaps, as well as plans to further raise TMC’s profile during 2024 and beyond.

Watch Online
NEWS
‘True’ Zero Trust delivers fast, secure IT infrastructure access

Ev Kontsevoy, CEO and CO-founder at Teleport, discusses Zero Trust as applied to IT infrastructure security, outlining the many challenges which need to be overcome in order to deliver fast access to any computing resource anywhere on the planet without having to worry about security and compliance issues. By implementing a true Zero Trust approach, Teleport ensures that every access attempt and transaction is thoroughly authenticated and authorised, significantly enhancing security.

Watch Online
NEWS
Women in IT – talking both equality and AI

Dr Angie Ma, Co-Founder of Faculty, talks about her experience as a female founder in a male-dominated industry, sharing some brilliant insights into ways in which organisations can develop and maintain a truly diverse and inclusive workplace. Having launched her AI-focused business back in 2014, Angie also has plenty of experience to share when it comes to the IT industry’s number one topic right now!

Watch Online
NEWS
A new inflection point for the storage industry

BS Teh, Seagate’s Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, discusses the new Mozaic 3+ hard drive platform, which incorporates HAMR technology, and heralds areal densities of 3TB+ per platter, with a roadmap to 4 and 5TB+ per platter. He outlines the importance of key platform components such as the Plasmonic Writer, the Gen 7 Spintronic Reader and the 12nm Integrated Controller.

Watch Online
NEWS
Connectivity optimisation developments keep pace with digital data centre demands

Robert Maher, CTO at Infinera, explains how changes in data centre design will accelerate demand for greater design flexibility and high-speed connectivity options to fit different types of environments, as well as critical operational needs, including reduced power consumption, small footprint, and cost-efficient scalability to meet future capacity demands.

Watch Online
NEWS
How best to address AI fears?

Audra Streetman, Security Strategist at Splunk SURGe, Splunk's security research team, discusses how, in today's digital landscape, misinformation and manipulated content have eroded societal trust to a critical point. Audra outlines the strategies necessary to foster a future where AI is trusted to enhance society rather than cause challenges.

Watch Online

News

Supermicro is addressing the most demanding requirements from customers who want to expand their AI and HPC capacities while reducing data centre power requirements. Supermicro delivers complete liquid-cooled...
Smith joins as companies around the globe seek to move away from legacy analytics technology, embrace generative AI to transform BI, and spark their Data Renaissance.
Qarbon Technologies has started an ongoing collaboration with Cambridge Management Consulting (Cambridge MC), an international management consultancy.
Over half of CISOs believe generative AI is a force for good and a security enabler, whereas only 25% think it presents a risk to their organisational security.

Expert Opinions

By Kelley Mullick, Vice President of Technology Advancement and Alliances, Iceotope.
By David Gammie, CTO, iomart.
By Ozgur Duzgunoglu, Design and Engineering Director, Telehouse Europe.
By Filip Cerny, Product Marketing Manager at Progress.