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IP Expo 2015

Excel London, United Kingdom
07 - 08 October 2015

Register free for IP Expo
BT and Cisco will be joining forces to exhibit at IP Expo Europe 2015 Europe’s leading IT event to be held at ExCel London on 7th and 8th October.
Excel London
United Kingdom

IP Expo 2015

Once again BT and Cisco will be joining forces to exhibit at IP Expo Europe 2015 – Europe’s leading IT event - to be held at ExCel London on 7th and 8th October. 

BT and Cisco work together as one virtual team. This close partnership allows us to support our customers by understanding requirements, then delivering solutions that perfectly meet their needs. To find out how we work together click here.

We’ve got 2 days packed with content and opportunities to learn about the latest developments in IT. Visit our stand where we’ll be showing live demos and there’ll be some special offers to take advantage of.

IP Expo 2015 is Europe's number ONE IT event for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT.

Book a free cloud consultation

We’ve got our own black cab in the arena where you can take the weight off your feet and ask our consultants for their thoughts on any cloud topic of your choice. And don’t worry the meter won’t be running.

And to help your organisation please ask our consultants about the limited number of free cloud consultancy packages on offer during the day.

Don’t miss out, click here to book your slot at a time that suits you.

Neil introduces IP Expo 2015

Neil is Vice President, Cloud and Compute Services at BT Global Services. Watch his video for a sneak preview of our plans for IP Expo this year.

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Join us for a drink at the end of day 1

We know that getting around all the great exhibitors is hard work and by the end of the day you’ll be ready for refreshments. So why not join us for a post-exhibition drink and take the opportunity to share your highlights and perspective with us.

We’ll be at The Fox @ ExCel from 5pm on day 1. It’s situated right outside the western entrance of the conference centre on the way back to the Custom House DLR stop.

It’s for invited guests only so click here if you’d like to join us. We’d love to see you!

Keynote Speaker – Neil Lock, VP, BT Compute & Cloud Services

We have 2 keynote sessions on day 1

  • 11:00 at the Hybrid Cloud Theatre
  • 13:40 at The Modern DC Theatre

The cloud is full of possibilities, but it’s a fast-moving, fast-changing ecosystem. In the keynote, Neil Lock, VP, BT Compute will be sharing how BT & Cisco are helping organisations balance choice and control in this multi-cloud world.

Our shared vision is to put organisations in control of their choices in the cloud, and turn uncertainty into confidence. We’ll explore the challenges we are seeing in the market and how our experience is helping business shape their long-term strategy, bringing together the right blend of infrastructure, services and security know-how. In short to realise real business benefits from the cloud of clouds”.

We’re planning to unveil a powerful set of solutions that will help you make the most of the cloud for your organisation, so make a note of those in your diary.

Neil’s background

Neil Lock: Vice President, Cloud and Compute portfolio, BT Global ServicesNeil is Vice President, Cloud and Compute at BT Global Services. In this role, Neil is responsible for the compute portfolio of products and services ranging from traditional telehousing and co-location, through to the latest Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) portfolio of services.

Supported by a team of thirty product specialists, Neil has been instrumental in creating award-winning innovative services in the IT market to support customer’s business needs. Working with the wider 500-strong BT Cloud Compute team, he has played a leading role in launching public and private cloud services for infrastructure, storage, desktop and applications.

Prior to his current role Neil was Programme Director Software-as-a-Service at BT Global Services. He led the creation and delivery of managed service propositions around the world with particular emphasis on the commercial models required to meet the needs of the diverse set of customers BT works with.

Neil has been working in a variety of roles at BT over a period spanning more than 20 years. In one of his earlier roles, he was in charge of the roll out of the first LAN in the UK. This was followed by the launch of the biggest integrated email system globally, a project he successfully turned into a managed service for customers.

In 2013 Neil completed a two-year General Management Course at Cranfield School of Management.

Neil lives with his family in Kent. A former professional player of golf, he still boasts a single digit handicap. He also likes vintage cars and vintage car racing and spending time with his dogs and chickens.