On the edge of a revolution: IT and OT convergence

21 February 2024, Europe 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CEST

How are you continually improving your Edge stack to be secure, adaptable and cost effective?

Through 2025, 50% of edge computing solutions deployed without an enterprise edge computing strategy in place will fail to meet goals in deployment time, functionality and/or cost." - Gartner

The rapid convergence of IT and OT unleashes a creative force that powers new business models, accelerates innovation, and drives a continuum of compute and data across core, cloud, and edge. At the same time, the scale, security, and management complexity of IT:OT convergence requires a fresh approach for sustainable operations.

Join SUSE and a select group of your industry peers to discuss automating intelligently to manage an expanding compute and data continuum, the explosion of machine-to-machine connection and collaboration and unifying data at the edge for faster analysis and better outcomes, all while protecting data at rest, in motion, and in use. Share your own experiences and discuss best practices in this Meet the Boss roundtable.

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Event host

Gary Mackenzie

Director - Field Product Management, Telco & Edge • Technology & Product
Helping communications and technology companies utilise and offer next generation cloud services to their find out more

About SUSE

SUSE is a global leader in innovative, reliable and secure enterprise open source solutions, including SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), Rancher and NeuVector. More than 60% of the Fortune 500 rely on SUSE to power their mission-critical workloads, enabling them to innovate everywhere – from the data center to the cloud, to the edge and beyond. SUSE puts the “open” back in open source, collaborating with partners and communities to give customers the agility to tackle innovation challenges today and the freedom to evolve their strategy and solutions tomorrow.

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Discussion topics

How secure are your Edge devices? How much can you “see” what’s happening in your Edge infrastructure?

How difficult is it to deploy, scale or automate management for your Edge devices?

How are you managing the full lifecycle of your Edge devices?

Why Attend

Closed door, tailored conversations to benchmark, share and get better equipped to solve complex transformation projects.

Experience shared learning

Meet industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives.

Benchmark with your industry peers

Discover and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed.

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Alex Boehme, CTO, H&M Group
"Since the session I did have several of the attendees reach out to me. We were able to grow our networks, connect together, share experiences, and I look forward to continuing those dialogs into the future"
Jeffrey Johnson, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Security Officer, Siemens Health Affairs for North America
"A great mixture of good topics, great technology, very engaging and having some leading experts in the field being there"
Dr Brian Letort, Fellow & Chief Enterprise Architect, Northrop Grumman
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David Kidder, CEO & Co-Founder, Bionic
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Mike Welna, Senior Information Security Director, Boys Town
"I made quite a few contacts that will be beneficial to me."
Margaret Bond, Director of Cyber Security, Numotion
"This is not your typical zoom. This is a lot more innovative. The look and feel is far more advanced than what I've seen before. "
Marty Sprinzen, Founder & CEO, Vantiq

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Access to industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives


Collaborate and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed


In-depth face time with the world’s leading tech companies pushing the boundaries to solve your challenges

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