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Telecoms, Media and Technology, Innovation

Cloud Computing: Cutting Through the Hype

London |
Speakers include:
Chris Nuttall

Chris Nuttall

Financial Times

Overview

How can CIOs navigate the cloud minefield? 

In the age of digital transformation cloud adoption continues to gather pace as companies are attracted by the prospect of greater agility, cost savings and the promise of stronger security. But how can CIOs cut through the hype to find out what works best for their business? How can they plan long term cloud strategies that will help them outperform the competition and stay ahead of the curve? What does the future of cloud computing look like?

This confidential editorial dinner, organised by the Financial Times in association with Rackspace, will bring together Chief Information Officers and Chief Technology Officers to share their experiences in moving from legacy systems to cloud-based systems and discuss the best strategies for a smooth transition.

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Agenda - 8th Mar

  • 6:30pm
    Drinks Reception
  • 6:45pm
    Welcome Remarks

    Chris Nuttall, Technology Media Telecoms News Editor, Financial Times

  • 6:50pm
    Discussion Commences
  • 8:30pm
    Closing Remarks

    Chris Nuttall, Technology Media Telecoms News Editor, Financial Times

CHAIR (1)

Chris Nuttall

Chris Nuttall

Technology Media Telecoms News Editor
Financial Times

Chris Nuttall is the Technology Media Telecoms News Editor, working within the Companies section at the Financial Times. Previously, he worked on new FT services: developing newsletters, including #techFT, FT Opening Quote and First FT, and as a writer on fastFT, the breaking news service. He returned to London in 2013 after nine years in the San Francisco bureau, where he was Technology Correspondent and a personal tech columnist. He joined the FT in 2001 on FT Marketwatch - a forerunner to fastFT.
Prior to joining the FT, he was at the BBC for 17 years, where he served as a foreign correspondent in Ankara, Colombo and Washington. He was World Editor at the founding of the BBC News website, before becoming the broadcaster’s first Internet Correspondent.
Mr Nuttall won the award for telecoms reporting at the 2000 Business Journalist of the Year Awards, while at the Sunday Business newspaper, and was the Senior Writer on the European edition of the Industry Standard magazine. He began his career in journalism in 1978, after graduating from University College London with a degree in English Literature.

PRESENTED BY (1)

Financial Times Live (FT Live) is the global conferences and events division of the Financial Times Group. Chaired by senior journalists from the Financial Times Group, the summits, conferences, awards and strategic forums organised by FT Live gather the world’s brightest minds and most influential decision-makers.

Exclusive on-stage interviews, stimulating presentations and lively panel debates – available on multiple content platforms – provide the cutting-edge insights, unique personalities and peer audience engagement that have the power to transform finance, business, politics, society and culture.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 840,000. Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving more than half of total traffic.

IN ASSOCIATION WITH (1)

Rackspace, the #1 managed cloud company, helps businesses tap the power of hosting and cloud computing without the complexity and cost of managing it on their own. Rackspace engineers deliver specialized expertise, easy-to-use tools, and Fanatical Support® for leading technologies developed by AWS, Microsoft, OpenStack, VMware and others. The company serves customers in 120 countries, including more than half of the FORTUNE 100. Rackspace was named a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, and has been honoured within the top 100 Great Places to Work for the past 12 years. Learn more at www.rackspace.co.uk

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Financial Times