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Event Overview

CDW in partnership with Microsoft, Dell and Intel welcomes guests to a breakfast briefing on Azure Hybrid Cloud. Industry experts give information on how to experience a smooth transition to hybrid cloud services in Azure. Event held at the Churchill War Rooms Museum on Thursday 23rd February 2023.

Though you're already consuming cloud services you may have applications, services and legacy systems that just don't fit or security concerns that haven't been addressed. CDW in partnership with Microsoft Azure, Intel, and Dell is pleased to host a Breakfast Briefing on Azure Hybrid Cloud from 9am on Thursday, 23rd February 2023 at the Churchill War Rooms Museum in London. 

Microsoft and CDW Partnership


You'll learn how to:


  • Use Azure Cloud to improve efficiency and citizen experience while saving money 


  • Get the most from your investment with Microsoft by maximising your digital transformation and software assurance 


  • Accelerate your existing cloud journey, eliminate legacy technical debt, improve security, and enhance user access

Our speakers are: 

Jake Walsh, Cloud Solutions Architect at CDW 

Jake is an experienced Cloud Solutions Architect working across Microsoft Azure, Hybrid Platforms, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code. He’s also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Azure, and regularly writes technical articles, code, and posts within various technical communities. Jake specialises in designing Cloud Architectures that enable transformative solutions, as well as developing innovative code-based approaches to Cloud Architectures. 

Richard Cheney, Senior Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft

Rich is a Cloud Solution Architect working with Microsoft's services and ISV partners to help them bring new solutions and services to market. He has worked for Microsoft for the last 6 years, and before that has over 20 years experience working for both partners and end customers. He covers Azure Apps & Infrastructure with a key focus on Microsoft's hybrid strategy with Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI. Rich also runs the Azure Citadel community site.

Vladimir Brenner - EMEA CoE Director, Strategic Partnerships at Intel 

Vlad is a Director of EMEA Centre of Excellence for Strategic Partnerships at Intel. He has been at the company for over a decade and dedicated most of his time in the last 4 years developing partnerships within the technology ecosystem; accelerating adoption of Intel solutions by systems integrators, managed services providers, software vendors and cloud service providers. Vlad’s primary focus is on working with strategic partners to address specific customer needs with scalable industry solutions.

John Coyle in Data Centre Solution Sales at CDW 

John is a Dell Business Development Manager working with the Public Sector teams at CDW. He’s worked in the industry for twelve years and spent four of these at Dell covering the Unstructured Data Systems portfolio. His role sees collaboration between sales and solutions architects to formulate the best solutions for Public Sector verticals. 

Key Information

The agenda for the morning consists of:

Time Activity
9:00am Guests to arrive
9:30am Welcome & Introductions
9:40am Breakfast to be served
10:00am Presentations
10:45am Q&A
11:00am Networking
11:30am Event ends

How To Find Us

Churchill War Rooms Museum, Clive Steps, King Charles Street, London, SW1A 2AQ