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Think London 2018

Where Technology Meets Humanity

14th November 2018, 08:00-18:30
The Old Truman Brewery

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Challenge yourself to think differently

Emerging technologies are changing the way we live, work, and interact with one another every day. Exploring the relationship between humanity and technology is a bold endeavour, and none of us can do it alone.

Join us at Think London 2018 to think differently and explore the potential. Connect with experts and hear inspiring ideas from thought leaders. Get hands-on experience with the latest technology. Extend your professional network.

From IBM executives to visionary speakers to clients and subject matter experts with deep technical knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to openly discuss the topics that matter most to you.

Together, we'll explore what makes you think.

Event Location

The Old Truman Brewery
91 Brick Lane
London
E1 6QL

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Barrachd

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Organisations that get more value from their data outperform their competitors. It’s as simple as that. However, finding insights in an ever-growing mountain of data isn’t always that simple. That’s where Barrachd comes in.

We offer an unrivalled pool of expertise in every key area of data and advanced analytics - from creating complex planning solutions to automating business intelligence; from transformational data warehousing to predictive analytics and AI.

Our 60-strong team includes some of the UK’s top analytics consultants - consultants that really understand the problems you face. This means that while all our solutions are created using world-class technology, we build, customise and deploy that technology in the way that’s best for our clients.

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Box

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Box (NYSE:BOX) is the Cloud Content Management company that empowers enterprises to revolutionise how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box powers more than 87,000 businesses globally, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.

To learn more about Box, visit http://www.box.com/.

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Computacenter

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Computacenter is the leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their business in a digital world. We advise organisations on IT strategy, implement the most appropriate technology, optimise its performance, and manage our customers’infrastructures. In doing this we help CIOs and IT departments in enterprise and corporate organisations maximise productivity and the business value of IT for internal and external users.

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CSI

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CSI Ltd is an award-winning cloud services provider specialising in migrating and managing complex and highly-regulated applications within a suitable cloud infrastructure. Its catalogue of fully managed services are designed to lead the way to the cloud safely - whether that’s private or public clouds, x86 or IBM Power Systems and within regulated or non-regulated environments. Working with CSI Ltd, businesses are able to prioritise and focus on their core business whilst modernising applications, and also benefiting from CSI Ltd’s cyber security expertise to manage potential business threats.

CSI Ltd’s deep expertise in highly-regulated industries such as banking and finance, critical manufacturing and healthcare has been forged over 30 years. The firm provides secure and fully audited cloud infrastructure to many of the UK’s leading enterprises from the UK’s largest pay-as-you-use PowerCloud. Among CSI Ltd’s achievements is leading the first European Bank to operating solely on the IBM Cloud and the first UK-regulated bank operating solely on the public cloud using the Microsoft Azure platform.

For more information, please visit https://www.csiltd.co.uk/

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Northdoor

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Northdoor plc is a leading corporate IT consultancy and solutions organisation with almost 30 years of experience and expertise in data management serving clients across multiple industries, from start-ups to large blue chip firms. Building on our data management and governance experience, Northdoor has developed deep expertise in the security and GDPR solutions through both research and direct engagement with clients. We have run numerous round tables, authored extensive advisory content on the topics, and have multiple ongoing engagements with clients and prospects around the data security lifecycle.

Northdoor’s expert services include:

  • Executive briefings
  • Assessment workshops
  • Process and policy development
  • Training and ongoing updates to staff
  • Plan reviews, compliance audits and reporting
  • Stress testing
  • Design and provision of technology solutions to underpin compliance, for example, data protection, data discovery, data classification, data masking, and data governance
  • IT security assessment and scanning services
  • Third-party risk assessments using our proprietary risk assessment platform.

With solutions covering Data Discovery (structured and unstructured), Business Workflow Analysis, Encryption, Data Access and Management, Subject Access Requests, Data Masking, Mobile Device Management, managed Data Privacy Officer services, Third Party/processor security risk and compliance and Breach Reporting, we are in a strong position to work with you to provide an end-to-end solution for the all data security matters.

Northdoor are an IBM Platinum Business Partner and Expert: Information Risk and Protection status in the IBM PartnerWorld Programme.

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To find out more about the our solutions, please visit - https://www.northdoor.co.uk/solutions
Contact AJ Thompson - 020 7448 8500, email -

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Prolifics

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Prolifics is an expert in the technologies that power Digital Transformation. We accelerate the adoption of digital services for your customers, suppliers and staff, through the creation of systems exploiting Hybrid Cloud, APIs, Microservices, DevOps, Data and Integration. From architecture and design, to test and support, our customers trust Prolifics to deliver.

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Purple Square Consulting

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Purple Square Consulting empowers marketing by delivering professional services and technology to process and act on customer data in a way that more effectively engages the individual.

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Arrow

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Effective Cyber Security is a specialist provider of security managed services. Founded by industry experts who bring over 40 years of combined industry experience to the cyber security market, we deliver a proven and innovative portfolio of security solutions to UK customers in a wide range of sectors such as retail, finance and utilities through to education and manufacturing.

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BlueChip

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Established in 1987, Blue Chip is a privately-owned global leader in IBM support and Cloud & Data Centre Services operating the largest, independent IBM POWER Cloud infrastructure in the world.

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Densify

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Densify is the Next Generation Cloud Optimization company. Densify makes your cloud infrastructure self-optimising by automatically matching the optimal cloud resources to your applications, delivering improved application stability & performance, increased operational efficiency, and financial value.

With Densify, your team will achieve operational excellence with reduced risk & enhanced app performance.

Benefits include:

  1. Better Application Performance & Stability
    Ensures optimal cloud resources are always supplied to cloud apps, delivering stability and reduced business risk.
  2. High Level of Automation
    Machine learning automates the selection of perfectly matched resources, giving more time back in your day and empowers operational excellence.
  3. Optimisation Visibility & Financial Impact
    Continuous optimisation gives Tech-Ops & App owners the confidence to implement recommendations and drives immediate corporate value.
  4. Higher Operational Efficiency
    Helps you achieve higher operational efficiency in selecting, purchasing, reserving and using cloud resources, ensuring your cloud apps make the most of the latest, greatest and coolest offerings.

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Karantis360

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A new development in assisted living; Karantis360 has been designed to transform the delivery of care for those who are elderly, infirm or living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Harnessing innovative technology, Karantis360 makes independent home living possible, and possible for longer, leading to happier and healthier lives. Reducing the admin burden for carers and increasing the levels of transparency for family members and providers, Karantis360 unites agencies, caregivers, clients and their families to benefit all.

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L3C

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L3C protect your heritage and enable your future. We specialise in providing private cloud environments on modern infrastructure for legacy applications that cannot be migrated to public clouds while our AI Cloud enables you to build and deploy AI and analytical applications.

L3C are official IBM PowerCloud partners recognising our expertise in all things Unix and Linux and the IBM Power platform which underpins our cloud infrastructure. We recognise that many legacy applications, whether on AIX, Solaris, HP_UX or IBM i are still core to business processes and we provide a migration path to a modern infrastructure cloud platform that improves service and reliability and reduces cost.

Building on our expertise in Linux L3C launched the first AI cloud platform built on Power9 technology to provide faster data transfer, the ability to scale without sacrificing performance and process larger data models, all at lower cost than Public Cloud environments.

Come to our stand in the modern infrastructure campus to see how your legacy applications can be at the heart of your cloud strategy and how to test your AI Proof of Concept for free on our leading AI Cloud platform.

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Logicalis

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At Logicalis, we see ourselves as “architects of change”, differentiating through our depth of expertise and experience of managing the end-to-end delivery of projects from initial concept, through to delivery of desired business outcomes.

We help our customers take advantage of the benefits driven by cloud, mobility, big data analytics and AI solutions. We work with them to unlock the power of data to create new value and improve the speed of business underpinned and enabled by intelligent, automated and secure networks and data platforms.

With a solid global market perspective, a strong regional presence, and with over 20 years’ experience in delivering IBM state-of-the-art enterprise solutions, we can support businesses to turn their ambitions into reality.

So, whether you’re looking to enhance your current IT infrastructure, change the way you deliver IT services, or adopt new digital capabilities, Logicalis has the experience and know-how to help.

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Orb Data

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Established 20 years ago, Orb Data brings together People, Process and Technology to deliver the cornerstone of business success: the management of IT infrastructure. At our heart are our people. We have unrivalled experience, helping us to achieve an enviable reputation for excellence in project delivery. Because we’re independent, we identify actual issues and help organisations resolve them – from spec to deployment, and beyond – providing the right solution in terms of best of breed technology and support.

Orb Data is a Gold Level IBM Business Partner and Beacon Award Winner 2018 for its Best Hybrid Cloud Solution – OpsAlerts.

Using our expertise in IT service management and Network Monitoring, OpsAlerts has been developed using IBM’s Netcool, to produce the most highly effective and innovative, critical monitoring system on the market; managed through the cloud.

We have unrivalled experience and expertise when it comes to working with the IBM Tivoli software brand. This experience, gained in many different sectors, has enabled our consultants to achieve the highest level of IBM certification status. It is our firm belief that IBM certification status provides our customers with an appropriate measure on which to base their selection of a service provider.

We offer a refreshingly simple approach to the way we conduct business. We take pride in our abilities to provide first class solutions to business problems, and to conduct working relationships with honesty and integrity.

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Persistent

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Persistent Systems builds software that drives the business of our customers; enterprises and software product companies with software at the core of their digital transformation.

With over 9000 employees and a global footprint that reaches over 15 countries, Persistent Systems’ focus on delivering best in class innovative solutions to its customers and partners, has gained us extensive experience across a wide range of industry sectors; from Banking and Financial Services through to Healthcare, Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing, Software and Technology.

Our product development enables those in the business of softwareand those building software driven business.

Utilising and leveraging best pf breed technologies within the areas of AI, Machine Learning and Data, Cloud Services, Identity, Access and Security and Internet of Things, Persistent Systems offers the customer a true choice of solutions, from one trusted source.

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Smarttech247

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Smarttech247 is an award-winning cyber security organisation that provides innovative solutions to global companies. The 3 European Smarttech247 SOCs (Security Operations Centres) in Cork, Bucharest and Krakow are ISO9001/ISO27001 certified and they deliver a wide range of cybersecurity solutions, including cognitive security services (using IBM Watson for Cybersecurity), SIEM, Compliance & Governance, PenTesting and dedicated security consultancy. Our innovative services are designed to enhance the efficacy of our clients’ security infrastructure and deliver business-sensitive cyber security solutions that build and optimise protection, detection and remediation strategies. The ISO 9001 and ISO 27001standards provide assurance that our customers receive consistently high quality services and that every aspect of their data and information security is protected.

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Tech Data Responsiv

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Responsiv is a gold IBM Business Partner and reseller providing specialised Enterprise Architecture, Integration, Process Automation and API Economy services. We work with organisations to provide technical and project delivery guidance to C-level executives, as well as providing skilled product Specialists who can help install and build your architecture. Our Enterprise Architects and Solution Designers can work with your business and technical professionals to increase the team experience and improve project outcomes. Responsiv know-how and software assets accelerate time to value for SOA, Integration, BPM and API projects, as well as providing capabilities critical to a sustainable digital strategy. We have a team of business and technical specialists spanning the IBM Hybrid Cloud portfolio, with skills in IBM Integration Bus (IIB, formerly Message Broker), MQ, API Connect, DataPower, Business Process Management (BPM), Decision Rules (ODM), WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Commerce.

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Veritas

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Veritas Technologies empowers businesses of all sizes to discover the truth in information. The Veritas platform enables you to accelerate your digital transformation and solve pressing IT and business challenges, including multi-cloud data management, data protection, storage optimisation, compliance readiness, and workload portability. More than 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Veritas to reveal data insights that drive competitive advantage.