Part 1: Softsource's VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White is joined by Aruba's New Zealand Country manager, Andrew Fox. In the first of a two-part episode, the team discuss networking challenges at the Intelligent Edge for NZ businesses, diving into SD-WAN, cloud native management and AI.
Part 2: Softsource's VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White is joined by Aruba's New Zealand Country manager, Andrew Fox. Following on from part 1, the team dives into particular use cases across remote working, privacy, and security before discussing Aruba's new industry-first solution, Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) and how it can help NZ businesses address challenges at the Intelligent Edge.
New Zealand Country Manager - Aruba
As NZ Country Manager for Aruba, Andrew leads a talented team of people passionate about the potential of networking to change the way we live and work. We're having conversations with customers about user experience, zero-trust security, mobile engagement, IOT and software defined networking, all underpinned by our awesome technology.
When not at work I'll be indulging in my passion for family, trundling around in my Dalek (google it), and enjoying good friends, good music and good wine.
In our first podcast episode, Softsource's VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White is joined by HP Product Evangelist, Carlin Diprose. Setting the scene with exploration into how the current global pandemic has reoriented NZ businesses with the move to a hybrid workplace, and the contrasts between NZ and global markets. The team then discuss how the role of IT has changed over the last 12 months, before ending with a look at current IT manageability and security challenges and some must have components for your technology foundation moving forward.
VCIO/Principal Consultant / Business Transformation & Intelligence
With a passion founded on technology and services as an enabler, Softsource VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White holds more than 30 years of ICT industry knowledge and experience. Having worked across numerous Enterprise, Education and Government Projects, Barry is Softsource's Practice Manager for Microsoft NZ with particular focus on Cloud and Office 365 deployments.
Away from Softsource Barry is a Group CIO for two NZX listed organisations. His passion and success derive from working with organisations who recognise and value the opportunity that evolving technology options afford to their business, with a view to improving productivity and ultimately profitability.
Product Evangelist - HP
With over 4 years' experience at HP, Carlin Diprose has worked on both the consumer and commercial sides of the business. Since assuming the role of Product Evangelist, it's his job to champion all the innovation initiatives at HP.
Carlin has never seen a more rapid, and accelerated time for innovation than what has transpired in the last 12 months. Fascinated by the global and local trends driving new technologies and hardware advancements at both HP and wider tech industry, Carlin believes 2020 and 2021 has fundamentally transformed how businesses operate. Is your organisation setup to thrive in this new environment?