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Cloud Insiders brings together industry experts to explore the range of IT transformation issues facing today’s organisations and the technologies designed to help. You can expect a straight-talking show full of thought-provoking insights into trends and jam-packed with ideas to help you make better-informed decisions and future-proof your strategy.
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Jun 29, 2016

Peter Groucutt of Databarracks and Peter Grant from Xtravirt talk risk, cost of downtime and the rewards inherent in good planning.

Join us for an interesting discussion regarding business continuity and disaster recovery in a web-scaled, cloud-based world. Our guests Peter Groucutt, MD of Databarracks and Peter Grant, CTO of Xtravirt, discuss the types of risk organisations need to be aware of, the value of analysing each and the role cloud-based services play in Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS). The discussion includes the changing nature of risk, the emergence of cyber crime and how organisations both large and small are engaging with the pressing need for business continuity planning.

Topics covered include:

  • What is Business continuity planning?
  • How does Disaster recovery feature in cloud-based services?
  • How should you be looking at business continuity planning?
  • How are risks facing organisations changing over time?
  • How has the cloud changed continuity planning?
Jun 8, 2016

A lively review of VMware NSX, the security drivers leading to its emergence and how organisations are beginning to implement it.

 

Join us as our guests Matthew Bunce and Andy Hine of Xtravirt, both virtualisation experts, discuss the ins and outs of NSX. The high level discussion covers security concerns driving a rise in microsegmentation, principles of security in a software defined world and what to cover when planning to introduce security into the software layer.

 

Topics covered include:

  • What is NSX?
  • Trends in the adoption of security and NSX
  • What it means to be NSXy
  • The foundations of a micro-segmented approach
  • Future trends in virtualisation security
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