13:00 Welcome coffee
13:30 Introduction: Participants’ expectations around the table
Ann Guinée, Project Manager, Beltug (English)
13h45 In the clouds: the future of data centres
The era of building private data centres is over. Eliminating any need for companies to build new facilities, co-location and cloud services go hand-in-hand as “natural allies, not competitors”, says Gartner. Tibor Kosche will present T-Systems’ vision on the future delivery and consumption of IT services. He will also share the experience of building a public cloud in Europe.
Tibor Kosche, MBA, VP Global Cloud Sales, T-Systems Digital Division (English)
14:15 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
14:30 Data centre backup, restore and IT continuity
Over the past few years, the Royal BAM group has gone through many changes, driven (among others) by the consolidation of multiple decentralised IT departments into one IT organisation. In 2016, it implemented a complete set of services providing backup, restore and disaster recovery on its now centralized data centre infrastructure. Pepijn Goossens will illustrate the insights gained regarding the SLA-driven solutions and related processes.
Pepijn Goossens, Manager IT Service Continuity, Royal BAM Group (Dutch)
15:00 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
15:15 Coffee break
15:30 An end-to-end solution serving 300 pharmacies
For Multipharma, a Belgian co-op of 300 pharmacies, enabling and engaging pharmacists to provide value-added patient care is essential to its identity. Key to that goal is Multipharma’s data centre. Discover how the data centre is set up and managed, including managed WAN, managed security services and secure cloud services.
Bernard Pierre, Interim IT Manager NWoW, Multipharma (English)
Fabrice Feyten, Product Line Manager Cloud Solutions, Proximus (English)
16:00 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
16:15 IT Infrastructure of the future
Have you ever wondered what “IT infrastructure” will mean in the coming decade, and how the domain is evolving? Find out the latest news on how IT infrastructures will be leveraged in the future, and how to prepare for the next wave.
Gunter Dewitte, Manager Core Technology Services, Delaware (English)
16:45 Q&A: Your questions, your experience
17:00 Wrap up & closing drink