16 October 2019
Olympia London

Sponsors

Silver plus

Ensono

Ensono

VMware

VMware

Cloudera

Cloudera

ADVA

ADVA

Computacenter

Computacenter

Ctera

Ctera

Silver

Meridian IT

Meridian IT

Meridian IT has been a leader in the UK’s enterprise technology sector since 1979 because we’ve always put people first. To help our clients succeed, we need to be confident that our own team has what it takes. That’s why we’ve focused on building up the strongest commercial and technical services teams in the business.
Our UK business is designed to be agile and responsive, constructed around our five core offerings: Infrastructure, Cloud Services, Security, Software and AI. By bringing all these competencies together into a cohesive delivery model, we can provide true end-to-end solutions to meet almost any requirement.
As part of the Meridian Group International, a privately-owned business with operations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we have the financial stability and backing to act as a trusted partner for long-term, large-scale projects. By harnessing resources from our international network, we can deliver projects across multiple markets, combining global reach with local expertise.

CSI

CSI

CSI is proud to be a founding member of the IBM Power Cloud Provider programme. We developed the CSI Power Cloud to provide clients with a private cloud option for IBM Power Systems running IBM i, AIX or Linux.
With wire speed connection to the world’s leading public clouds, it enables clients to optimise their digital performance and provides data and applications on demand.
Our core capabilities have been designed to help clients exploit a perpetual edge over their competition. Through the design, implementation and management of Architecture, Data, Applications, Cyber Security and Cognitive solutions, our clients can grow, save, innovate and protect their business, fearlessly.
With over 30 years’ experience in IBM technologies, our accreditations include Expert status for Power Systems and Specialist status for Watson and Cloud Platform. Visit CSI’s stand within the Cloud & Infrastructure campus at Think Summit 2019 to find out more.

Northdoor

Northdoor

Northdoor plc is a leading provider of integrated information technology solutions. Its services encompass consultancy, application development, enterprise infrastructure, IT support and managed services. Originally founded in 1989 to serve the London Market, Northdoor has extended its expertise in insurance and banking to wider sectors, such as media, retail and property, with services now reaching over 400 businesses. Northdoor has a collaborative and high touch customer care approach in delivering tailored solutions that help clients to achieve their business objectives.
As an IBM Platinum Business Partner recognised as a Specialist for IBM Power Systems and Expert for IBM Storage, Northdoor has deep skills not only in IBM AIX, IBM i and Linux for Power, but also in IBM Storage hardware and IBM Spectrum software defined storage solutions.
As an authorised channel partner for Cobalt Iron, Northdoor helps enterprises deploy and configure ADP, building on decades of experience in the use of IBM Spectrum Protect for enterprise backup and recovery. Recognised as a Centre of Technical Excellence for IBM Hardware, Northdoor offers packaged managed services around ADP. ADP modernises backup, delivering features and scale of enterprise data protection along with the flexibility and economics of cloud consumption. ADP eliminates complexity, reduces management, scales easily from terabytes to exabytes, and provides the simplicity absent in today’s backup technologies and tools.

Vodafone Business

Vodafone Business

Building on more than two decades of collaboration between the two companies, Vodafone and IBM have entered into a new strategic commercial agreement. The venture brings you the best of connectivity and multicloud today, while preparing you for the digital world of tomorrow.
With over 70% of organisations today using up to 15 cloud environments as they strive to access powerful new digital solutions and services, the interconnectivity of clouds and the vulnerability of data have become global issues. The Vodafone Business/IBM venture helps companies remove complexity and barriers from their technology choices and ensure that data and applications flow freely and securely across their organisations.
Using the latest agile methodologies, the venture is co-developing new digital solutions, combining the strengths of Vodafone's leadership in IoT, 5G and edge computing with IBM's multicloud, industry expertise and professional services capabilities.
The convergence of multicloud and connectivity promises to speed decision-making, enhance automation and personalise experiences for end users in any location. Whether you are a retailer wanting to better connect with your customers, a manufacturer striving to empower your employees or a utility company monitoring and controlling remote assets, innovation with these integrated technologies can offer enhanced productivity, revenue and security.

Box UK

Box UK

L3C Limited

L3C Limited

Enable your future and protect your heritage with L3C AI Cloud. Optimised for image processing and large data models our clients range from healthcare, geoscience, universities to financial services and FinTech. Attracted by our unique platform, highly skilled team and commitment to be at least 25% more cost effective, public cloud providers and our clients also benefit from better service levels and support.
Whether you are looking to build and deploy your AI model in a cloud environment or deploy on premise yet consume on an OPEX basis as a private cloud model, L3C can rise to your challenge. Built using the latest IBM PowerAI and leading NVIDIA technology, L3C AI Cloud supports all the major frameworks and libraries, and our team of experts can help you with some of the more avantgarde approaches if you are working at the leading edge. We are IBM PowerCloud partners in recognition of our expertise on this platform and we also provide AIX and Unix cloud for legacy applications (with a similar cost commitment).
Come and meet us to hear about our use cases across multiple industries and discuss how we can assist your AI initiatives to enable your future.

Celerity Limited

Celerity Limited

Celerity is your trusted partner for the provision of cloud, managed and traditional IT infrastructure and services, specialising in the protection and security of critical data assets. Celerity can deliver these capabilities either on-premise, as a fully managed off-premise cloud or alternatively as a Hybrid-Cloud. We are currently entrusted with the protection and management of many petabytes of highly sensitive data for a range of global organisations. Our experience covers a broad spectrum of sectors including government, defence, finance and healthcare with a track record of successfully delivering business solutions as an honest, agile and highly experienced technology partner.
Celerity draws upon our team’s extensive experience and knowledge, accumulated by working with clients operating in all industry sectors, to provide value and unique solutions as a real, hands-on partner. Celerity’s heritage demonstrates our commitment to developing long-term, successful relationships with all of our clients.

SCC plc

SCC plc

SCC is Europe’s largest independent IT services business, serving the UK commercial and public sector. We have partnered with IBM for almost 40 years, bridging the gap between business needs and technology to deliver world-class solutions. From IBM’s technology to its people and vision, we work with our customers to deliver the strongest, most agile solutions. With a specialist dedicated IBM team, we are able to offer that extra support needed when helping our customers plan, integrate and manage their projects. Together, we combine business need and technology to deliver the strongest, most agile solutions for businesses that work.

Arrow

Arrow

Businesses need help simplifying the complex. Arrow's enterprise computing solutions business helps companies of every size and industry develop powerful, practical and complete solutions. From cloud and data intelligence to security and IoT, we help businesses uncover the power of complex technologies, assemble them into innovative solutions and bring those solutions to market through intelligent channels.
We see our job as a straightforward one – to help you mitigate risks. As one of the UK’s leading technology aggregators, that’s what we’ve been doing for more than 30 years. How we go about this is what we believe really sets us apart. We innovate and deal in futures, so when you come to make changes, we help ensure they’re the right ones for your business.

pirean

Pirean

Pirean is a digital identity company. We enable the world’s leading organisations to realise competitive advantage through identity. We provide an Identity as a Service platform which is used across industry to assist digital transformation and address use cases across Workforce, Consumer and Mobile Identity and Access Management.

Delivered in partnership with IBM, we enable companies to realise enduring digital relationships with users through:

  • Consumer identity and access management
  • Mobile authentication and app security
  • Strong authentication and single sign-on
  • Workforce identity governance and access management

Bronze

fresche

Fresche Solutions

Fresche is the leading provider of IBM i application modernisation and management solutions that enable digital transformation on IBM i. Through the power of automated tools and experienced professionals, Fresche delivers innovative solutions that bring our clients the best, boldest ways to modernise and better transform their business and IT.
Our professionals combine fresh thinking with technology and business expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. We do this by leveraging our clients’ best IT assets to take advantage of digital solutions including web, mobile, cloud and AI, reducing time to market, lowering risk and cost, and making modernisation affordable to every IBM i client on the planet.
With over 400 digitally connected colleagues around the world and an extensive network of over 200 business partners, Fresche collectively bring clients the best solutions to drive innovation and IT success.

Orb Data

Orb Data

Orb Data has a rich heritage in IT Service Management. With our specialist knowledge of the IBM Cloud portfolio we have developed innovative solutions for our global client base. Combining IBM’s Netcool Operations Insight software with our specialist IP, developed from having in depth experience of IBM design and implementation methodologies, and coupling this with our established 24/7 support capability, Orb Data have created OpsAlerts; our 2019 Beacon Award Winning Hybrid Cloud Service Offering.

Logicalis

Logicalis

At Logicalis, we see ourselves as architects of change. We work closely with our customers across multiple business cycles to ensure they get the best business outcome from their investments in digital platforms, data and IoT as their digital strategy evolves.
With a solid global market perspective, a strong regional presence and 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, or adopt new digital capabilities and unlock the power of data, Logicalis has the experience and know how to help.

Meridian IT

Meridian IT

Meridian IT has been a leader in the UK’s enterprise technology sector since 1979 because we’ve always put people first. To help our clients succeed, we need to be confident that our own team has what it takes. That’s why we’ve focused on building up the strongest commercial and technical services teams in the business.
Our UK business is designed to be agile and responsive, constructed around our five core offerings: Infrastructure, Cloud Services, Security, Software and AI. By bringing all these competencies together into a cohesive delivery model, we can provide true end-to-end solutions to meet almost any requirement.
As part of the Meridian Group International, a privately-owned business with operations in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, we have the financial stability and backing to act as a trusted partner for long-term, large-scale projects. By harnessing resources from our international network, we can deliver projects across multiple markets, combining global reach with local expertise.

Silverstring

Silverstring

The mass propagation of data across multiple storage silos is getting out of control in many organisations. Increasing complexity and sprawl is likely exposing your business to a new degree of risk. That's because data is never just data. It represents your ideas and innovations, your competitive edge and share price, your reputation and the trust your customers place in you. It’s your lifeblood. Gamble with this and you’re gambling with your future. Whereas other firms see data protection as securing your files, Silverstring views it as safeguarding your business. We'll help you keep your data flowing whenever and wherever you need it, ensuring that it will be recoverable in the event of any disaster, hardware failure, breach or loss.

Lightwell

Lightwell

Trustmarque

Trustmarque

Trustmarque delivers customer centric IT solutions that enable better outcomes. We’re an award-winning IT partner who has helped over 2,000 organisations to gain competitive advantage through digital transformation.
For over 30 years we’ve empowered our customers to work smarter and run their businesses more effectively, with long-standing relationships in the public and private sectors.
We’re part of Capita IT and Networks, one of the UK’s largest providers of digital infrastructure, supporting over 3 million users.
Together, we combine the technology, expertise and services to release value at every stage of the IT lifecycle, enabling organisations to transform and accelerate.
We’re in IT together.

Trilogy

Trilogy

Trilogy Technologies is a managed services provider of cloud, digital workspace and cyber security solutions that transform and secure your IT infrastructure.
From strategic consulting, incident response, design and deploy services to cloud and managed security services, Trilogy has the expertise and service operations to help our clients stay ahead of the modern cyber security threats.
The complexity of IT and its fundamental dependency by companies to deliver their services has emphasised the importance of the MSP. Trilogy has responded to this over time by investing in its people, its smart technology platforms and ITIL methodologies to provide efficiencies through automation and process.
Our world-class Security Operations Centre, powered by IBM QRadar, enables us to help clients deal with the ever-increasing complexity of IT, growth of hybrid cloud and dramatic increase in cyber security threats.
Our customer base spans medium and large enterprise across public and private sector.
Trilogy Technologies works with industry leading technology partners across cyber security, hybrid cloud and digital workspace.