Join an interactive discussion into how Hybrid-cloud adoption results in greater agility, reduced cycle time and consolidation of cost. Often the challenge rests in how to execute this process safely whilst maintaining live operation and maximising flexibility. The solution? Enabling a modern data experience for seamless application mobility.

Understand the impact of hybrid-cloud on the future technology landscape. Discover how you can power effortless bi-directional data mobility simply by modernising your IT infrastructure.

For IT leaders seeking faster innovation and increased flexibility, the cloud consumption model is the only option. Join Field CTO and host speaker Patrick Smith as he explores how hybrid cloud has created an opportunity for businesses to tap into innovation at an accelerated speed.

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is the Field CTO for EMEA at Pure Storage, a position he has held since May 2018.

As a senior technical advisor, he provides crucial input and leadership across engineering, product management, sales, marketing as well as presales.

Field CTO for EMEA, Pure Storage

Prior to his time at Pure, Patrick was Head of Core Engineering at Deutsche Bank with responsibility for Server and Storage engineering; which included product evaluation and selection, testing and certification, ownership of strategy and roadmaps and technology governance. He has also run global infrastructure engineering teams at Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs.

Join us as we discuss:

  • How building-in flexibility and choice can increase confidence and accelerate the adoption of a cloud platform
  • The optimal application architectures for cloud adoption and the trade-offs that are typically made
  • Balancing speed of adoption and cost-efficiency; what to move and when
  • How to manage, and make decisions regarding your on-premises technology in preparation for moving applications to the public cloud


26th Nov, 2020
DATE26 November, 2020 TIME14:00 PM- 15:00 PM CET VENUEOnline
  • 14:00 – 14:10 Welcoming Guests
  • 14:10 – 14:40 Speaker Presentation
  • 14:40 – 15:00 Q&A

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The virtual event – Lessons learned with Hybrid Cloud adoption for greater speed and agility in Financial Services – is an exclusive event created for executives, to come together to discuss industry trends and topics at a high level, peer-to-peer environment.

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JOIN US for senior-level conversations, exchange of ideas and networking at Be Exclusive Events’ intimate, Executive Virtual Event – Lessons learned with Hybrid Cloud adoption for greater speed and agility in Financial Services.

This particular event would be of interest to professionals with the following titles:

  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • CxOs, SVP/EVP/VPs, Directors and Head of Departments with responsibilities in IT, Cloud, IoT, Digital Transformation, Fintech, Innovation, Infrastructure, Hybrid, Data, IT Strategy and Cloud.


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