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Aviva Stadium | 17 May |


We have moved to a new venue, the Aviva Stadium, for this free-to-attend series of briefings

The journey to cloud has turned out to be less straightforward than initially thought, and the reality has set in that public cloud is not necessarily the right fit for all workloads.

Many organisations who had adopted a full cloud strategy early-on have now found they need to pull back certain workloads due to concerns around cost or control.

Meanwhile, hybrid cloud continues to enjoy advances in customisation and management, ensuring organisations can deploy the right workloads in the right place. As commentators continue to predict the foreseeable future as predominantly hybrid, how can Irish organisations capitalise on this growing trend?

This TechFire, in association with Evros and Equinix, explored the possibilities of hybrid cloud and what they mean for Irish enterprise, it included a customer interview with Patrick Brennan, Kingspan.

In examining the components of hybrid cloud infrastructure, such as Azure Stack and Equinix’s Cloud Exchange Fabric, the event provided a guide for what needs to be done in-house to take full advantage of the hybrid future, to ensure it delivers the right fit for your organisation in a secure and controlled manner.


Patrick Brennan, Head Of Information Technology at Kingspan Insulation

Customer Interview – examines the definition of what enterprise architecture means to today’s global companies, as he shares the realities of managing a vast technology portfolio and reveals what specific elements of cloud planning and migration strategy are critical for any successful deployment.

Joe Brady,
CIO, Evros Technology Group

As CIO of Ireland’s largest indigenous Cloud Service Provider, Joe Brady shares his experience surrounding today’s ‘modern infrastructure’ challenges and reveals the critical steps towards achieving a truly secure and compliant hybrid infrastructure.

Luke Harrison,
Global Solutions Architect, Equinix

Luke will cover how Hybrid is becoming the new normal, and how organisations are looking to solutions such as Azure Stack and Oracle Cloud at customer to maintain control and security whilst taking advantages of the Hyper scale cloud.