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Roy Illsley
Chief Analyst, IT & Enterprise at Omdia

Profile

Roy is the chief analyst for enterprise IT at Omdia, formerly Ovum, with more than 35 years’ IT experience. He is also the lead analyst for virtualization and cloud computing. He has a BSc (Hons) in Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications, an international MBA, and is a Member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (MIET) holding the registered status of a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

Roy’s key areas of research include cloud computing, software-defined technologies, IT strategy, service management, and data center technologies. He also advises on operational management, DevOps, automation, virtualization, VDI, and workspaces.

Roy was the lead IT analyst on a £2.9bn company merger and the IT architect on a major RFID project.

Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Fireside Chat– The hyperscaler perspective: Deploying the power of the cloud closer to end users

    12:15
  • Debate – What is the best strategy for micro data centre deployment?

    14:30
  • Panel Discussion – How easily can the edge be incorporated into existing enterprise hybrid cloud strategies?

    13:50