Both the private and public sectors are increasingly realising the business impact of transitioning to the cloud. Embracing the right As-a-Service model has become an important part of core IT strategies in 2019, with an expected spend of $5.6 billion on public cloud services.
With growing needs comes an explosion of new cloud services, solutions and the journey of transitioning to the cloud has become demanding with enterprises evaluating public, private, hybrid and multicloud approaches. This has put CIOs and key stakeholders under immense pressure to balance business innovation with continued operational efficiency.
The Optimising your Cloud Journey conference will bring together leading executives and practitioners from the public and private sectors at various stages of their cloud journey to discuss practical steps to ensure you obtain the maximum benefits of embracing the right As-a-Service model for your workload.
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Who will attend?
Leaders from both private & public sector with job titles including CIOs, CTOs, CDOs, CISOs, VPs and Heads & Directors of:
Attend to learn:
- Drive speed, agility & scalability with the right cloud model
- Balance business innovation & operational efficiency
- Leverage data in your As-a-Service model
- Overcome silos & internal barriers
Anthony has extensive experience assisting clients in their IT, telecommunications and complex outsourcing arrangements. His practice includes domestic and cross-border outsourcing, reviewing and negotiating long-term supply and outsourcing arrangements, vendor management, cloud computing, the internet, technology disputes and cyber security.
Anthony leads the outsourcing team with over 20 years’ experience of delivering strategic, commercially focused solutions within the ICT arena for client organisations. He has a solid understanding of the commercial drivers of a wide range of both public and private sector organisations and service providers.
Anthony is recognised for his expertise in leading independent guides such as Best Lawyers 2018 in the areas of commercial law, information technology law, outsourcing law and telecommunications law, and listed as a Leading Individual in Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 (TMT: IT category).
Angela Donohoe is responsible for leading BPAY’s technology function including business focussed strategy, architecture, solutions and operations that enable high quality and innovative technology and payments services.
She was appointed to the new role of Chief Information Officer in October 2016. In this role, Angela has ownership and oversight of technology governance, risk management and information security.
She is a member of BPAY’s executive leadership team, working with the CEO and her senior colleagues to design and deliver services that exceed client expectations and support BPAY in meeting its strategic and financial objectives.
Angela has more than 25 years experience in senior technology leadership roles in financial services and government including Cuscal, Societe Generale and Bank of New York.
Most recently, she was CIO and Director, Information Services for the NSW Office of State Revenue. Angela is a Fellow of CPA Australia and FINSIA and is a director of a not for profit childcare organisation.
Wallace is the Director Strategy & Architecture for Bupa Australia & New Zealand, with accountabilities across strategic planning, solution consulting and architecture delivery from a technology perspective – across the entire portfolio of health insurance, health services as well as retirement villages & aged care. Wallace goes by the motto of “better, cheaper, faster” solutions that strike the balance between customer/user desirability, technical feasibility and commercial viability. Prior to joining Bupa, Wallace spent years in technology consulting and then various architecture roles in Australia Post, supporting its transformations in the world of eCommerce that was heavily disrupted by digital.
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Mark joined the NSW Government Department of Finance, Services and Innovation in January 2019 following a career of over 25 years experience in IT management and IT sourcing, during which Mark held several senior roles responsible for the development and execution of IT sourcing strategies, with a focus on IT and Applications Services and global delivery, and strategic vendor and commercial management.
As Executive Director, ICT Procurement in ICT and Digital Government, Mark leads all aspects of NSW ICT Procurement operations, bringing a sound economic and strategic approach to develop effective levers and policy settings in government procurement. The role also leads the development and implementation of ICT procurement reform across government to achieve savings, efficiencies and better value and to drive innovation for the NSW Government.
Prior to joining the NSW Government Mark was Head of Commercial Portfolio, Infrastructure Services at Westpac Banking Corporation. Before Westpac Mark held senior roles at Qantas Airways, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games. Previously Mark was also a Management Consultant with PA Consulting Group.
Within Westpac, Mark was responsible for the management of the end to end sourcing lifecycle, from strategy development and execution to governance, commercial and contractual management and risk management of Westpac’s ecosystem of strategic partners, and ensuring compliance to relevant Westpac policies, Laws and APRA regulations.
Between 2008 and 2013 Mark was Head of Commercial Portfolio, Applications Services. Mark’s responsibilities included a leadership role in the Applications Services Transformation Program, which created a step change in the delivery of application services through leveraging the capabilities and experience of global Tier 1 partners IBM, Infosys, and TCS.
From 2013 until 2018 Mark was Head of Commercial Portfolio, Infrastructure Services. In this role Mark played a lead role in the Infrastructure Transformation Program, which has created common operating models across each infrastructure services domain utilising as-as-service engagements, established an ecosystem of partners (including Dell Technologies, IBM, Infosys, NetApp and Telstra), established a private cloud environment with IBM and commenced a workplace transformation with IBM. Mark has also played a lead role in establishing commercial arrangements for a virtual private cloud with Microsoft Azure and public cloud services with AWS.
Cohesity empowers organizations to protect, store and manage secondary data — starting with backups, extending to disaster recovery, testing and development and analytics — from a single environment that spans data centers and clouds. Cohesity eliminates infrastructure silos and mass data fragmentation and generates data insights that fuel competitive advantage.
Cohesity is on a mission to solve complex backup and restore problems faced by enterprises across Australia and New Zealand. Cohestiy works with major organisations to help reduce complexity and speed up data management processes.
Cohesity recently been working with the Vita Group (publicly listed Australian retailer) to reduce complexity and overcome limitations with their backup system, and prepare for an expansion of public cloud storage.
Vita Group wanted to accomplish the following with their data protection solution:
- Simplify management of data and apps;
- Reduce backup and recovery times across the entire infrastructure;
- Identify hyperconverged solution compatible with cloud integration; and
- Implement a flexible and cost-effective solution to meet future growth.
It now takes Vita Group one day to back-up and restore instead of several days, and the company expects to save $500K over five years.
Rubrik delivers a single platform to manage and protect data in the cloud, at the edge, and on-premises. Enterprises choose Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management software to simplify backup and recovery, accelerate cloud adoption, and enable automation at scale. Rubrik’s run-anywhere, scale-out architecture is built to empower IT departments today and in the future, reducing total cost of ownership while enabling infrastructure flexibility for a multi-cloud world. For more information, visit www.rubrik.com and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter
Date: 29 May 2019 By: Cohesity
Cohesity is on a mission to solve complex backup and restore problems faced by enterprises across Australia and New Zealand. They work with major organisations to help reduce complexity and speed up data management processes. Cohesity have recently been working with the Vita Group (publicly listed Australian retailer) to reduce complexity and overcome limitations with their …
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