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Financial Sector takes Center Stage at the Cloud World Forum

IT leaders from financial giants including Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley will debate the use of cloud computing in the financial sector at the 5th Annual Cloud World Forum – www.cloudwf.com – taking place in London on 26th-27th June. 

On Day 2 of the event (27th June), the Strategy Theatre will dedicate a whole afternoon to discuss the main issues regarding cloud security in the financial and banking sectors, with special attention to subjects such as risk management, confidential data storage, services improvement, cost reduction, and much more.

The dedicated afternoon, expected to be attended by financial sector IT leaders from across Europe, kicks off at 1:30pm, with a session entitled “What Banks Need to Know When Considering a Move to the Cloud” , highlighting where and when banks can draw on the flexibility that cloud offers, while still protecting the business long-term.

The final session at 4:20pm “Banking on Compliance: Regulating Cloud Across Shared Platforms”, will discuss banks that outsource business-critical functions by placing them into a cloud environment but still need to retain the ability to assess, supervise and enforce provider performance, manage risks through appropriate contractual remedies, and maintain the security of and access to data.

Leading financial speakers will include:

  • Jason Mallinder, VP & Strategic Operational Risk Director, Credit Suisse
  • Stephen Magora, Head of Data Management & Business Intelligence, FSCS
  • Giles Montgomery, Head of Platform Infrastructure Services, Standard Bank
  • Evangelos Kotsovinos, Executive Director of Cloud Computing, Morgan Stanley
  • Andrew Yeomans, VP, Head of Security Engineering (London, New York, Asia), Commerzbank AG and Jericho Forum Board

Show sponsors such as HP, Dell, Microsoft, Rackspace and Interoute will be showcasing their latest cloud products and services to visitors. 

The show is co-located with two additional symposiums; the Big Data World Congress - www.bigdataworldcongress.com - and the CDN World Forum - www.cdnworldforum.com. These conferences give delegates the perfect opportunity to discuss the latest trends in Content Delivery Networks and the growing interest in managing Big Data.

To register your place at the event and take advantage of the early bird rate which runs until 10th May 2013, please click here or call the team on +44 (0)845 519 1230.

Published Tuesday, April 30, 2013 6:34 AM by David Marshall
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