It was interesting experience attending Cloud Expo Europe in London, listening to thought leaders of the industry and speaking to technology vendors.
In particular it was insightful to speak to guys from Avast Business about their Secure Web Gateway and to ESET UK about their file security product for Linux servers. Avast product looks very promising. However at Blue Star London we already use ESET UK’s endpoint security to protect Windows and Mac OS computers. It will be interesting to reevaluate our options once our current subscriptions comes close to renewal.
Cloudflare stand had some goodies: I got a t-short and some stickers! If your website has visitors around the globe and you are on tiny budget, Cloudflare FREE can do a lot to improve website visitor experience. And you get even more with Cloudflare PRO. One Cloudflare product worth mentioning is Argo Smart Routing – with Argo enabled you get a special agent setup on the server so that content is delivered to Cloudflare and onwards through the optimised path.
It was interesting to find a team from Northern Ireland promoting it as investment destinations for IT businesses. Anyone moving to Belfast soon?
A real highlight was a presentation delivered by Katie King on impact of Artificial Intelligence on marketing.
Finally we got some photos to share. Some IT geeks like to have a laugh.