Enabling hyper-scale and agile business through hybrid cloud | HCLTech

Businesses have to rapidly re-claim market leadership in the post-COVID economy. Studies show that digital and Hybrid Cloud investments are accelerating and will be a big enabler for thriving in the new normal. However, the journey to Cloud requires a carefully orchestrated roadmap and an ecosystem of technology partners. The technology choices while architecting the Hybrid Cloud blueprint is crucial in determining a successful outcome.

Join us for Thriving in the New Normal: Enabling Hyper-Scale and Agile Business through Hybrid Cloud, a digital forum that brings together a unique partnership of tech leaders who have pioneered a standardized model that can drive rapid deployment, migration and scaling of Hybrid Cloud.

Key questions to be addressed:

  • How can Hybrid Cloud be leveraged for businesses recovery in the post-COVID economy?
  • How do you design a Hybrid Cloud strategy to enable Business Agility?
  • How do you accelerate your journey to Cloud?
  • What are the challenges in migrating Apps and Data to Cloud?
  • What are technology choices in implementing Private Cloud?
  • How do you select technology partners to implement your cloud strategy?
  • What are the financial models and considerations while designing a Hybrid Cloud strategy?
  • How do you address security, governance, compliance, and data protection as areas of focus?

About the speakers

Kaustubh Dabral

Kaustubh Dabral
Head of Enterprise Network & Security, Mondelēz International

Kaustubh Dabral is a global IT leader with more than 15 years of extensive experience in digital transformation, IT infrastructure – strategy, delivery and operations. He is currently spearheading the network infrastructure and security for Mondelēz International and played a pivotal role in adopting new technologies, implementing digital strategy and setting-up center for its global network operations. Prior to this, Kaustubh has led multiple teams towards successful project completion in areas of service delivery and operations.


Darren Williams

Darren Williams
EMEAR Cloud, Infrastructure & Software Group Leader, Cisco Systems

Darren is EMEAR cloud, infrastructure and software Group (CISG) Leader. He is responsible for sales across EMEAR for Cisco’s software and hardware portfolio covering hybrid and multi cloud in relation to compute, networking and cloud software. He leads the EMEAR team of sales and presales focused on business growth, developing new business opportunities and a multi $B revenue stream by evangelizing the rich offerings in compute, networking and cloud software Cisco has to the Partners and Customers. Darren has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry.

Matt Watts

Matt Watts
Chief Technology Evangelist, Worldwide Enterprise & Commercial Field Organization, NetApp

As CTE, Matt Watts provides guidance on NetApp’s overall strategy and technology solutions to a wide base of customers and the global partner community. He is also part of the Global Sales leadership team providing advice and guidance on technology and transformation. Matt has over 25 years of experience, 15 of which have been spent with NetApp. He is an in-demand keynote speaker and carries a vast experience of IT industry anecdotes that bring technology to life with easily understandable examples.



Piyush Saxena
VP & Head – Hybrid Cloud Services, HCLTech

Piyush Saxena is the Vice President and Head, Hybrid Cloud services at HCLTech. He has more than 18 years of experience helping HCLTech customers in their technology transformation journey. His current focus is to design and implement hybrid cloud solutions for Enterprises looking to support their digital initiatives.


Swapnil Bhatnagar

Swapnil Bhatnagar
Research Director, Avasant

With over 15 years of industry analyst and corporate strategy experience, Swapnil’s areas of focus span technology prerequisites such as blockchain, intelligent automation, hybrid cloud, AI & advanced analytics, IoT, among others. He has authored several research reports, including RadarView market, industry and provider assessments, in digital technology areas. Prior to Avasant, he worked in corporate strategy roles at leading service providers and was involved in mergers & acquisitions, new offering development, market entry and benchmarking.


Adrian Quayle

Adrian Quayle
Former Managing Partner, Avasant Europe & current Avasant Distinguished Fellow

Adrian has over 40 years of experience in technology consulting, he is an experienced IT and business management consultant working with a wide range of clients and service providers globally. He has developed numerous sourcing strategies for clients and supported the management of complex IS/IT functions and business relationships. He was inducted into the IAOP Leadership Hall of Fame in October 2015 and has represented the services industry in the development of ISO standard on collaborative business relationship management (ISO 44001, formerly BS 11000). He chairs the ISO Standard – Guidance on Outsourcing (ISO 37500). He is a recognized thought leader in the IT transformation and sourcing sector and has worked with a variety of clients in the Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Banking and Financial Services sectors.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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