Date: 14th June 2023
Location: Canopy by Hilton London City, 11-15 Minories, London EC3N 1AX

As organisations continue to navigate digital acceleration, the need for secure, agile, and native cloud solutions has never been more critical.  

Join us for an exclusive event on Wednesday 14th June 2023, 4pm to 7pm, at Canopy by Hilton London City, 11-15 Minories, where we will showcase how Fortinet Cloud Security, Microsoft Azure Marketplace, and CDW can help your organisation achieve digital acceleration while mitigating cybersecurity risks. 

Secure: Fortinet Cloud Security empowers organizations to secure any application on any cloud, providing operational simplicity, increased visibility, and enhanced cybersecurity. With Fortinet Cloud Security, you can seamlessly deploy and manage security policies across your entire cloud environment, from virtual and physical data centres to multi-cloud and hybrid environments. Plus, Fortinet's Security Fabric provides end-to-end protection that delivers comprehensive visibility and control, from IoT devices to cloud and edge environments. 

Agile: With Microsoft Azure Marketplace, Fortinet's software security portfolio can be delivered in an elastic and highly customized way, meeting your modern business needs as you adapt to market operating conditions. You can take advantage of flexible pricing through a customer-specific "private offer" process, and seamlessly deploy and manage Fortinet security solutions on Azure. 

Native: Fortinet’s cloud-native security solutions allow you to take full advantage of cloud computing to drive business forward, protect workloads, applications & dev sec, gaining insight into your cloud security posture in hybrid & multi-cloud environments. 

Engaged: Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with CDW, the UK's leading Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider, and discover the power of Fortinet solutions commercially delivered by CDW through the Marketplace. CDW extends its technical skills and cost optimization methodologies with the Microsoft Commercial Marketplace, allowing you to operate at the speed of business. As a trusted advisor, CDW can help you navigate the complex ISV landscape in the cloud and provide expert guidance on how to maximize your investment in Fortinet solutions. 


Our speakers will be:  

Darren Sharpe : Microsoft Commercial Marketplace Partner Lead UK 

Darren will talk through the features and benefits of consuming enterprise class security solutions through Azure Marketplace, how to get best value from our partners, cloud marketplace tools and best practices, and discuss upcoming partner functionality that will accelerate your cloud software journey.  

James Greenham : Alliances Director UK&I, Fortinet 

James is the Alliances Director for Fortinet’s UK & Ireland business which incorporates partnerships with both Strategic Global Systems Integrators (GSI’s) and Cloud Hyperscale Providers. His responsibility also extends to owning the Cloud and Virtual Solutions business for his Geography. 

James joined Fortinet late in 2022, and brings fresh energy and perspective to the business, with particular recent experience leading Alliances, Cloud, Managed Service Provider and Channel businesses in the technology sector He forged his career and experience at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he served for 25+years having held various Presales, Services, Business and Sales Leadership roles. 

James has big growth ambitions and takes a hands-on approach to building and executing sales and partnership strategy. He is passionate about the Enterprise market and the value Fortinet solutions can bring to transforming and securing their customer’s future. 

Kyle Davies : Head of the Office of the CTO, CDW  

Kyle is a passionate and dedicated Technologist and business leader who can assess, plan, and design across the complete technology stack. Kyle thrives on driving change and delivering business outcomes.

Kyle leads the office of the CTO providing progressive and balanced thought leadership, collaborating with wider business units as it pertains to market and opportunity assessment and is key to the development of market relevant proposition or service capabilities. He is also accountable for the CDW UK opinion and voice from the Integrated Technology Solutions business unit.

Kyle originally started life out as a developer across various languages ranging from VB6, VB.Net, C++, C#, PHP, ASP.NET, CSS, HTML, Python, Swift etc. Then progressed through internal service desk roles, channel consultancy, presales and various leadership positions. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and dog. When he is not spending time with family and cycling, he enjoys golf, gaming, application development, reviewing new technology and fine dining.

Don't miss this chance to discover how Fortinet Cloud Security, Microsoft Azure Marketplace, and CDW can help your organisation achieve digital acceleration while mitigating cybersecurity risks.  

 Register today to secure your spot! 


Register for the event
Cloud Security at the speed of business: Fortinet and CDW join forces with Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Canopy by Hilton London City, 11-15 Minories, London EC3N 1AX

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2023