25 - 26 April 2018 / Manchester Central

Enabling continuous delivery

DevOps Manchester

THE FUTURE OF HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS

DevOps Manchester at IP EXPO Manchester is the industry’s only free-to-attend DevOps event for the DevOps community. Our DevOps-focused keynotes, seminars and solutions help you make agile architectures and continuous delivery a reality in your business.

Kevin Mitnick
Kevin Mitnick

Chief Executive Officer

Mitnick Security Consulting

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Kevin Mitnick

Kevin is the world's most famous hacker, bestselling author, and the top cyber security speaker. Once one of the FBI's Most Wanted because he hacked into 40 major corporations just for the challenge, Kevin is now a trusted security consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide. Kevin and The Global Ghost Team™ now maintain a 100 percent successful track record of being able to penetrate the security of any system they are paid to hack into using a combination of technical exploits and social engineering.

Kevin's presentations are akin to "technology magic shows" and include live demonstrations the latest hacks and cyber threats.

James Akrigg
James Akrigg

Head of Technology for Partners

Microsoft Ltd

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James Akrigg

James has worked in and around the IT industry for over 29 years, which includes the last 14 years at Microsoft in the UK. His passion for technology and what it can do to deliver real value and benefit to businesses of all sizes and to individuals is clear to see when he presents and meets with Microsoft partners and customers. James is able to simplify how to use a mix of technologies to deliver solutions in today’s challenging business environments.

Ian Massingham
Ian Massingham

Chief Evangelist - Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)

Amazon Web Services

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Ian Massingham

Ian Massingham is a Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services and has been working with cloud computing technologies since 2008. In his role works he works to increase the awareness of AWS cloud services and works with customers of all sizes, from start-ups to large enterprises, to help them benefit from the adoption of AWS. He has a special interest in the development of Connected Device and IoT applications, and in architecture patterns for the deployment of large scale gaming platforms in the Cloud.

Ian has almost 20 years’ experience in the IT industry, covering operations and engineering within hosting, telecommunications and cloud service providers. Prior to joining AWS, he lead a systems engineering team for an integrated software and hardware company that focused on the creation of cloud computing services with telecommunications and other IT service providers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Matt McNeill
Matt McNeill

Head of Google Cloud Platform, UK & Ireland

Google

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Matt McNeill

Matt is Head of Google Cloud Platform business for the UK & Ireland, responsible for the business development, sales and account management teams.  We are focused on helping our customers in adopting and using Google’s Enterprise Cloud technologies, including Google Compute Engine, App Engine, BigQuery, Machine Learning and Big Data solutions.

Joined Google Enterprise in 2009 as UK & Ireland Industry Head for Retail, and worked with foresighted customers such as Burberry, Specsavers and Ocado to be the first of many retailers to adopt Google Apps for Business. In 2011 Matt took up the EMEA lead for Enterprise Business Solutions, and led the launch of the Google Cloud Platform compute and Big Data business in EMEA.  Matt then spent 2 years leading the account management for Google Cloud Platform in EMEA and responsible for managing the largest customer deployments and ongoing relationships in the region.

Previous 10 years experience in IT industry, managing CxO consultancy engagements, leading programme turnarounds, delivering offshore projects and designing and developing systems within the healthcare, telecommunications and space technology sections for Logica, the largest European IT Services vendor.

John Abel
John Abel

Head of Technology & Cloud UK, Ireland and Israel

Oracle

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John Abel

John's primary role in Oracle is Head of Technology and Cloud developing the strategy for UK and Ireland while in parallel managing the business development and sales consulting function. John has worked in Consulting, Support, Education and Business Development, he has a very wide view of the Oracle landscape which helps customers define and drive their own strategy.

Mandi Walls
Mandi Walls

Technical Community Manager

CHEF

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Mandi Walls

Mandi Walls is Technical Community Manager, EMEA at Chef. For Chef, she travels the world helping organizations increase their effectiveness using configuration management and modernizing IT practices. She is a long-time sysadmin focusing on large complex web systems.

Welcome to DevOps Manchester

  • The DevOps area, at IP EXPO Manchester offers DevOps-focused keynotes and seminars with the event helping you further the vision of agile development in your organisation.

    Learn how to bring development and operations teams together to eliminate duplicated effort, increase efficiency and speed up key processes. You can also find out how the latest DevOps solutions and architectures can help you speed up IT deployments and deliver IT agility based on continuous development best practices.

    DevOps is co-located with: Cloud , Cyber Security , Networks and Infrastructure , AI, Analytics & IOT and Open Source .

  • Automation

    Automation is the Holy Grail for DevOps, promising stable environments and rapid, consistent builds. However, the process of deploying automation that really works can be complicated, especially if you are dealing with a patchwork of legacy technologies. In the DevOps area, industry experts can help you through every step of the automation process, from fully understanding your existing environment and requirements, to selecting the right automation tools and training your staff.

    Architectures

    There are countless reference architectures available to support continuous development, and they are all subtly different. In the DevOps area, we bring you the insight and advice you need to choose the best architecture to meet your specific development needs.

    Continuous Development/Delivery

    Successfully delivering new releases on a continual basis requires processes that are highly efficient, predictable and sustainable. In the DevOps area, you can fine-tune your Continuous Development strategy based on dynamic, programmable, automated processes.

    Rapid Deployment

    For most IT organisations, time to market for software releases is a key success factor. In the DevOps area, we showcase a range of technologies that can help you fine-tune your DevOps strategy and deliver releases and updates faster.

  • Here at IP EXPO Manchester, we want to deliver an event that is tailored to your needs. Be sure to take advantage of our Tech Point, an area dedicated to:

    Event Help

    Something you can't find or need help with? Speak to one of the guys at Tech Point. Here to help you find your way, advise you on seminars and direct you across the show floor.

    Exhibitor Info

    Unsure which vendors to talk to? Be sure to ask our team and pick up an exhibitor list based on our six tech areas.

    Free Consultancy

    Have a specific tech requirement? Partnering with us are the IG Group who will be offering all registered visitors free personalised consultancy, tailored to the explicit requirements of your business and IT environment.

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