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Nuvias UC Tech Talks Exhibition

19th April 2018 | The London Film Museum | Covent Garden, London

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Tech Talks For your eyes only

Nuvias UC, formerly SIPHON invites you and your colleagues to attend this exclusive channel only event. Bursting with exciting new UC technologies from our vendors and hot industry discussions from key players.

Join us and our leading vendors at The London Film Museum in Covent Garden on the 19th of April at 12:00pm.

The day will bring together all our educational and exciting technologies all under one roof in a mind-blowing exhibition.

What to expect from the day:

  • Key industry talks on future of UC
  • Educational panel discussions from leading players in the UC space
  • Live Demonstrations
  • Skype for Business certified technologies under one roof
  • Delicious lunch and bar

And much more to follow…

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This action packed day of live demonstrations and not to mention being surrounded by Bond in Motion - the official exhibition of James Bond vehicles that feature in the renowned film series!

Classified Mission

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The day will bring together all our educational and exciting technologies all under one roof in a mind blowing exhibition.

12:00pm-17:00pm

  • Demonstration and games from all exhibiting vendors
  • New vendors will be launched on the day
  • Exciting new marketing tool announcement from Nuvias UC
  • Nuvias UC Skype for Business expert who will be there to help you
  • Professional Services stand showcasing Hub and Dovetail
  • James Bond Racing Simulator

Speakers Agenda

9:00am – 12:00pm End user morning: Please talk to your account manager to find out more.
12:00pm Our EVP Steve Harris opens the event and will share some key focuses, and new opportunities in the year ahead for our partners.
12:30pm Lunch
14:00pm Nigel Jenkins and Simon Everidge from Rigby Capital talk about the exciting, innovative, highly competitive Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering from Nuvias UC… giving your customers the option of affordable payment over time packages for hardware, software, professional services and even standard technical support!
Aled Treharne, Nuvias UC Head of innovations, shares key tools to grow margins and increase company productivity using our exclusive Dovetail and Hub provisioning and online ordering tools.
16:00pm The changing landscape of UC in the ITSP market space and what this means to customers. Led by AudioCodes, BlueJeans, Broadsoft, Cisco, Lifesize and Polycom.

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Speakers

Steve Harris

Steve Harris - EVP

Steve is the EVP of the Nuvias Unified Communications Practice. Steve has over 20 years' experience in the Telecommunications industry and is a co-founder of SIPHON Networks Ltd, focusing on the overall strategy and direction of the company.

Nigel Jenkins

Nigel Jenkins - Managing Director, Rigby Capital

Nigel joined the Rigby Group in July 2014 specifically to launch Rigby Capital. He has a strong background in the financial services market with three major US corporations; Hewlett Packard, Microsoft Financing and Cisco Capital. Throughout his career, Nigel has a track record of building or transforming sales operations to deliver revenue growth at both a UK and international level.

Nigel leads the team behind the launch of Rigby Capital; a business that is transforming the IT financing market through providing more flexible and customer-centric funding models to major UK organisations, with the agility to adjust solutions to meet specific client requirements.

Simon Everidge

Simon Everidge - Regional Sales Manager, Rigby Capital

Simon has extensive experience of providing technology financing solutions across the whole IT supply chain, having worked at Dell and GE Capital for many years. He works with vendors, partners, end users and financiers to create compelling solutions to deliver the business outcomes required for all parties. He also has extensive Lean Six Sigma experience gained within the field of operational excellence. Simon brings with him a wealth of know-how and enthusiasm - and joins Rigby Capital at a time of unprecedented growth and opportunity for our business.

Aled Treharne

Aled Treharne - Director of Innovation & Development

Aled is the Director of Innovation & Development within the Nuvias Unified Communications Practice, who focuses on innovation and emerging technologies to help drive the business and ensure it remains a thought leader by its customers and staff. With over 15 years spent working in service providers ranging from small ISPs to Carriers like BT and KCOM, Aled has extensive experience in Hosted UC and installed one of the first Broadsoft hosted telephony platforms in Europe. Aled is a founding member of the Nuvias UC, formerly SIPHON Technical team.

John Stewart-Murray

John Stewart-Murray - Senior Consultant

John is a Senior Consultant with AudioCodes and an acknowledged subject matter expert on voice-enabling Microsoft unified communications & collaboration. John assists enterprise organisations and channel partners to fully leverage the Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams opportunity, from an infrastructure, applications and user experience perspective.

Andy Nolan

Andy Nolan - Vice President UK, Ireland & Northern Europe, Lifesize

Andy Nolan, is the Vice President of UK, Ireland and Northern Europe at Lifesize where he has worked since September 2013. During this time Andy has been responsible for building one of the largest regions for SaaS sales in the company. Before joining Lifesize, Andy worked as the UK General Manager at Radvision, a competing video conferencing company where he was employed for over three years.

With over 20 years’ experience in IT, Andy has strong vision and a robust set of skills to work with both partners and customers to maximise the possibilities of video throughout organisations. He is passionate about supporting companies achieve a connected experience within and outside of the workplace.

John Stewart-Murray

Jan Collins - UK Country Manager

Jan Collins has recently joined Broadsoft and taken the UK Country Manager role with specific responsibility for the strategy and adoption of our BroadCloud offering in the UK.

She joined from Vodafone where she led the Vodafone Partner Services organisation delivering Cloud solutions through the indirect channel.

Previous to that she successfully built the Network Services operation in Virgin Media Business focussed on Cloud, Collaboration and Mobility services after having spent 13 years in a number of Global Sales Leadership and Business Development roles in Cisco.

Glynn Jones

Glynn Jones - Vice President, Channels and Advanced Technology Group, EMEA

Glynn has worked in communications sales and marketing for over 30 years, from the very early days of networking using thick coaxial cable, and then on to the early days of Ethernet - primarily driving very early to market technologies from a vendor perspective.

Startups have included BICC Data Networks (purchased by 3Com) in the UK as well as relocating to the far side of the world and establishing their business in Asia Pac. At the time of the acquisition by 3Com, he was responsible for all non-US sales.

Glynn also started Shiva (remote access) business in EMEA and was instrumental in the growth of the business during which Shiva went IPO on NASDAQ and made a number of technology acquisitions as part of that aggressive growth strategy.

On joining Videoserver as Managing Director EMEA in 1997, he became involved in video over IP, at a time when it was primarily using ISDN technology for connectivity.

Moving to Accord Networks in a similar role in 2000 resulted - through acquisition very shortly afterward - in his being a part of Polycom since that time.

  • Responsible for EMEA Channels at Polycom (2015 to date)
  • Earlier roles:
    • 2000 - 2006 ASVP Northern EMEA
    • 2007 - 2010 VP EMEA Voice Solutions
    • 2011 - 2014 VP EMEA Advanced Technology Group

Glynn's earlier career was primarily spent at 3M in a variety of IT (operations, programming, systems analysis), business products pre-sales support before being dragged kicking and screaming into a sales role at 3M.

James Campanini

James Campanini - VP & GM for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Region

He joined BlueJeans Network with over 22 years networking experience and is responsible for continuing the growth of BlueJeans throughout the EMEA region. Prior to BlueJeans, James spent 17 years at Cisco Systems where he held various Senior Sales and Partner Management positions and was Managing Director for the WebEx business in EMEA and LATAM for three years. He was successful in driving the WebEx SaaS growth and developing a strong partner-led strategy. Most recently James was responsible for Cloud Strategy and Sales across Cisco EMEA, developing the ecosystem, programs and GTM for cloud services across the region.

Vendor Sponsors

We are thrilled to be joined by many of our market leading vendors, who will be exhibiting and demonstrating a vast portfolio of products.

You will get the chance to network with all of the vendors during the day.


Read more about our vendors >

Microsoft Skype for Business

Keep an eye out for the Microsoft Skype for Business signs throughout the expo to easily recognise our certified vendors and technologies.

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Meet Nuvias UC Skype for Business expert:

Andrew Graves

Andrew Graves - Solution Sales Director at Nuvias UC

I’ve been in the IT industry since 1999, working exclusively within distribution. I joined SIPHON in 2015 and have enjoyed immersing myself in all things Unified Communications and more recently, around Skype for Business in particular.

We could see that Microsoft were rapidly going to become a dominant player in the UC space some time ago and, as a result, developed an in-house Microsoft practice. This was designed to deliver value-added services to our channel partners so that they could use these to augment their capabilities where required, or help them accelerate their own Microsoft UC offering to their customers.

For Microsoft partners with limited Skype for Business knowledge, this enables them to tap into the market opportunity today without having to invest time and money to develop their own skills in-house.

In addition to the value-added services we can offer around the Microsoft ecosystem, we are also a leading pan-EMEA distributor of a range of Microsoft-certified hardware vendors including Polycom, AudioCodes and Yealink, and have developed an industry-leading device provisioning and management platform in-house - Dovetail - which is ideal for managing an estate of end points within a Microsoft UC environment.

Getting there

The London Film Museum

45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN

Located in the heart of London's Theatreland, adjacent to the famous Piazza, this modern property is also home to ‘Bond in Motion’ – the official exhibition of James Bond vehicles that feature in the renowned film series.

Train Connections

The nearest Train station is Charing Cross. Also Waterloo Station is located approximately a 15 minute walk away over Waterloo Bridge.

For information on National Rail services from these stations please visit the National Rail website or else call 08457 48 49 50.

London UNDERGROUND

The nearest tube stations are:

  • Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly Lines)
  • Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Line)
  • Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line)

*Please note Covent Garden station is exit only until November 2018

Bus Connections

The nearest bus route is the RV1 that stops on Russell Street approximately one minute away from the museum. Other bus routes that stop within a short walking distance of the museum include: 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 15, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 38, 55, 59, 69, 73, 77A, 91, 98, 134, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 242, 243, 34 and X68.

Parking Information

Q-Park is the London Film Museums preferred parking partner. Their Chinatown car park is only 8 minutes’ walk from the museum and has recently undergone a 2.5 million pound refurbishment. The car park benefits from secure vehicle and pedestrian entrance, improved lighting, CCTV, manned 24hr patrols, lifts, free buggy hire, shoe shine machines and improved customer toilet facilities. Visitors to the museum can pre-book their parking before their visit and benefit from a 10% discount using the code “lfm” when making their booking.

To find out more information or make a booking clink on the link www.q-park.co.uk

Vendor Bios

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BlueJeans

BlueJeans is a modern, cloud-based meetings platform that provides fully integrated video, audio, and web conferencing for any device, endpoint, and room system worldwide. Featuring HD video, paired with Dolby Voice, BlueJeans delivers a click-to-join, enterprise-grade, online meetings experience that users can join directly through a URL on popular web browsers.

BlueJeans supports screen sharing, meeting recording, white boarding, an AI meeting assistant, and other in-demand collaboration tools – with no software to download – and integrates with the calendar systems, messaging applications, and productivity tools people use every day.

Highly interoperable, BlueJeans removes the technical barriers between conference room systems, mobile devices, and applications, while providing a secure, global platform, and scalable architecture to seamlessly support unified meetings everywhere.

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Broadsoft

*Drinks sponsor. Visit the Broadsoft stand to get a drinks voucher.

The global leader in cloud communications!

BroadSoft, now a part of Cisco, is a technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses and service providers across 80 countries. We aim to empower users and teams to share ideas and work simply to achieve breakthrough performance. For additional information, visit www.broadsoft.com.

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Cisco

Cisco helps seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the unconnected. An integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships, working together to identify our customers' needs and provide solutions that fuel their success.

We have preserved this keen focus on solving business challenges since our founding in 1984. Len Bosack and wife Sandy Lerner, both working for Stanford University, wanted to email each other from their respective offices, but technological shortcomings did not allow such communication. A technology had to be invented to deal with disparate local area protocols, and as a result of solving their challenge, the multiprotocol router was born.

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Lifesize

The Recipe for SaaS success? ‘Smother customers with time, love and attention’

Lifesize is a microcosm of the transition many enterprises face today, as they grapple with the transformation from traditional one-off product sales to a modern subscription-based services business model. How the philosophy of putting customer success at the heart of your strategy is by the best way to ensure success.

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Polycom

Polycom helps organizations unleash the power of human collaboration. More than 400,000 companies and institutions worldwide defy distance with secure video, voice, and content solutions from Polycom to increase productivity, speed time to market, provide better customer service, expand education, and save lives. Polycom and its global partner ecosystem provide flexible collaboration solutions for any environment that deliver the best user experience, enterprise-grade solutions, the broadest multi-vendor integration, and customer choice.

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Audio Codes

Voice DNA for the Digital Workplace

AudioCodes is a global company with an enduring commitment to putting voice at the heart of the digital workplace. Come and see us at Tech Talks 2018 to learn more about :

  • One Voice for Microsoft 365 - AudioCodes is the UC industry's leading vendor for organisations looking to voice-enable their Microsoft enterprise collaboration suite. Talk to us to understand how we can voice-enable Skype for Business today and support future transition to Microsoft Teams.
  • IP Phones for Skype for Business & Microsoft Teams - AudioCodes IP Phones and Huddle Room Solutions for conference rooms are Microsoft certified with collaboration built in, making them easy to use and helping to drive user adoption & productivity. Come and see for yourself!
  • Simplified User Management for Microsoft 365 - avoid the complexity of multiple management applications to manage enterprise collaboration users. Do it all with AudioCodes User Management Pack 365, with a single holistic view of all users, on premise and in the cloud.
  • Voice, Video, IM Recording for Skype for Business - with responsibility comes a need for compliance in many vertical sectors, including a regulatory need to record customer interactions. With AudioCodes SmartTAP 360, compliance is provided across all Skype for Business voice, video and IM interactions.

AudioCodes designs, manufactures and sells advanced unified communications solutions to global enterprises, medium and small business, as well as to service providers globally. As well as voice-enabling Microsoft collaboration, our solutions help enterprises seamlessly connect, secure and migrate to SIP networks, improve the customer experience offered by contact centers and take advantage of advanced Voice AI applications.

We'd be delighted to meet you at Nuvias Tech Talks 2018.

www.audiocodes.com

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Dubber

Dubber’s native cloud platform has revolutionised traditional call recording, abolishing previous limitations and opening up a myriad of applications and benefits.

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Huddly

Works with everything.

Huddly is a vision technology company that combines Scandinavian-designed hardware, software and AI to create innovative products for everyone who uses video to collaborate.

Huddly products are flexible, inclusive, easy-to-use and software-upgradable. Most tech gets old fast, whereas Huddly products stay new, evolving over time via the Huddly Vision software platform with new software feature upgrades to support changing team dynamics and needs.

Huddly was founded in Oslo, Norway in 2013 and has headquarters in Oslo, with offices in Palo Alto, Austin and London. For more information, visit: www.huddly.com

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Oracle

Oracle Communications provides integrated communications and cloud solutions for Service Providers and Enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation journey in a communications-driven world from network evolution to digital business to customer experience.

www.oracle.com/communications

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Panasonic

Panasonic has been a market leader in the Business Telephone Industry for over 25 years. The latest product line-up offers high quality office communications solutions for a broad range of business applications, from simple analogue systems through to advanced IP based Network Communications Platforms.

These leading telephone systems are provided with a variety of wired and wireless system telephones, accessories and productivity applications, providing businesses with a solutions-based approach to solving company communications needs.

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Revolabs

Since its founding in 1887, Yamaha Corporation has developed its business activities focusing on products and services related to sound and music. In 2014, Yamaha acquired US-based Revolabs and formed the Yamaha UC department. With unique expertise and sensibilities, Yamaha UC is committed to enhancing communications everywhere around the world.

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Yealink is a global leading unified communication (UC) solution provider that primarily offers video conferencing systems and voice communication solutions. Founded in 2001, Yealink leverages its independent research and development and innovation to pursue its core mission: "Easy collaboration, high productivity." The company's high-quality UC solutions enhance the work efficiency and competitive advantages of its customers in over 100 countries. Yealink is the world's second-largest SIP phone provider and is number one in the China market.