TechUG - the IT Pro community returns to Leeds on Tuesday 18th October 2018 for a full days user group programme.
DoubleTree by Hilton
TechUG Leeds DoubleTree by Hilton, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4BR


at our TechUG Leeds IT Pro Community event today!
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    • 09:00 - 09:30 Registration Open @ DoubleTree by Hilton
    • 09:30 - 13:00 Presentations & Hands On Labs
    • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Vendor Marketplace
    • 14:00 - 16:30 Presentations & Hands On Labs
    • 16:30 Onwards - Geek Out @ The Bar


    Location: DoubleTree by Hilton
    Address: DoubleTree by Hilton,
    Granary Wharf,
    LS1 4BR
    Special Instructions: Limited on-site parking that is available on a first come first serve basis
    [Click here for directions]

    why come?

    TechUG Leeds, the local community event for IT, Infrastructure, Cloud, DevOps & CyberSecurity Professionals. 


    We hope to see you at the next event which is free to attend.
    Refreshments, Lunch and Networking Drinks all included


    For Speaking, Sponsorship or General Enquiries Contact MIke England by email or phone on +447515637905
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    Enabling and Accelerating Innovation
    09:30 - 10:10

    In this session Tony will give practical advice and guidance on enabling and accelerating innovation. This will include experience gained from leading innovation activities and programmes with IBM clients across a range of different industries.
    • An understanding of what innovation means within the context of an attendee’s own role and organisation
    • Knowledge of key enablers needed to make innovation work by design rather than by accident
    • Practical guidance on how to accelerate innovation activities
    • A few hopefully interesting anecdotes along the way!
    Tony MorganPresented by Tony Morgan

    All Change: Modernising the IT Environment at Wrigleys
    10:10 - 10:25

    Brendon HigginsPresented by Brendon Higgins
    Wrigleys Solicitors

    Running Production Hyper-V and vSphere - a user comparison analysis
    10:25 - 10:45

    Overview of a production mixed hypervisor environment running both Hyper-V and vSphere ESXi and the challenges involved in running a complex mixed setup. Providing a comparison of both solutions and how the decision to run both impacted subsequent design and management choices. Alex ‘Bytes’, Senior Engineer,
    Alex GallagherPresented by Alex Gallagher
    Turning Point

    Remaking Secondary Storage – An Introduction to the Cohesity Hyperconverged Data Management Platform
    10:50 - 11:30

    In this session, the audience will be introduced to Cohesity the company, and understand why it was created by Dr Mohit Aron. Current industry trends within infrastructure will be discussed and the audience will gain an understanding of how Cohesity can help deliver better service levels, reduce complexity & reduce cost within an environment.
    • Introduction to the company & founder
    • Understanding of Cohesity’s Vision for Secondary Storage
    • Benefits of next generation backup & recovery
    • Understanding of other use cases Cohesity can address
    Chris NiblettPresented by Chris Niblett
    Cohesity Inc

    Protecting Virtualized Infrastructure
    11:30 - 12:10

    Protecting Virtualized Infrastructure 
    • Why Reduxio will be important in the modern enterprise
    • Making snapshots obsolete
    • Smart real-time Multi-Tiering
    • Remote replication to any iSCSI target.
    Gerald SommarivaPresented by Gerald Sommariva
    Reduxio Systems
  • featuredspeakers

    Alexandra Carter Call Credit Information Group
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    Will Rowe MSemploy
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    Brendon Higgins Wrigleys Solicitors
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    James Rankin Howell Technology Group
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    Tony Morgan IBM
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    Alex Gallagher Turning Point
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    Rik Hepworth Black Marble
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    Paul Staniforth Leeds Beckett University
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    Thomas Shaw Leeds Beckett University - Cybercrime and Security Innovation Centre
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    Gerald Sommariva Reduxio Systems
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    Nick Williams Zerto
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    Chris Niblett Cohesity Inc
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