TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016 | 10:00AM PST

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A unified application delivery architecture delivers stability, security and agility - both for data center apps and those emerging in the cloud.

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F5 Forum Johannesburg 2018 saw a total of 200 delegates attend the prestigious event and we are expecting 250+ delegates to attend the event in 2019. F5 Forum 2019 will be the 6th year that the F5 Forum has run in South Africa, and our biggest yet.

The F5 Forum will provide opportunities for delegates to learn about the latest trends, solutions and actionable solutions to the ever-changing security and multi-cloud landscape by means of plenary sessions and tracks.

International and local industry experts will facilitate the sessions and tracks and will cover topics in line with securing the multi-cloud future.

Various opportunities to network will take place throughout the course of the event.


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08:30 - 09:30

Registration and welcome coffee - Networking with sponsors >

Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be provided upon arrival.

 
09:30 - 10:45

Morning plenary session (Part 1) >

Keith Bird - Regional Vice President UKI - F5 Networks

 
10:45 - 11:15

Coffee Break - Networking with Sponsors >

See a live case study on how Twelve Box migrated their applications to multiple cloud environments without compromising on security, visibility & compliance.

 
11:15 - 12:30

Morning plenary session and Award Ceremony >

Hear how Twelve Box used F5 to secure their applications and remain one step ahead of any cyber threat.

 
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Networking with sponsors >

Lunch will be provided.

 
13:30 - 16:00

Afternoon track (End users) >

Business, technology and partner tracks are available.

 
13:30 - 16:00

Afternoon track (Partners) >

Keith Bird - Regional Vice President UKI, F5 Networks

 
16:00 - 16:30

Awards ceremony >

Drinks will be provided.

 
16:30:00

Closing cocktail & Networking with sponsors >

Drinks will be provided.

 
13:00 - 13:10

Consistent Security, Efficient Operations & Faster App Deployment >

Welcome and introduction to the afternoon business track sessions.

Ian Pugh - Sales Director UKI, F5 Networks


 
13:10 - 13:40

F5's Vision for Application Protection >

Today's modern enterprises are entirely dependent on applications. In this presentation, F5 will discuss what the world looks like when app security comes first.

David Warburton - Senior Systems Engineer, F5 Networks


 
13:40 - 14:00

Case Study: Shawbrook Bank "Security – The Consistent Approach” >

Alan Harper will discuss how Shawbrook ensures the approach to security is consistent for any application, the challenge that this brings and what was being done to overcome it.

Alan Harper - Head of Infrastructure, Shawbrook Bank


 
14:00 - 14:30

SecureData Partner Pitch >

Charl van der Valt - Chief Strategy Officer, SecureData


 
14:30 - 14:45

Break >

Coffee and tea will be provided.


 
14:45 - 14:55

Faster Deployment and Efficient Operations >

Jonathan Brooks - Sales Director UKI, F5 Networks


 
14:55 - 15:25

F5 Management, Analytics and Orchestration Vision >

Ronnie will provide a introduction and business overview of F5 centralised management, visibility and analytics for multi-cloud deployments.

Ronnie Dockery - Senior Manager, Product Management, F5 Networks


 
15:25 - 15:45

Case Study: Liverpool Victoria >

Aligning infrastructure transformation with business value. Anthony Hardy will discuss how do you bring the core infrastructure with you on your public cloud journey and, at the same time, remain focused on your people, skills and company culture.

Anthony Hardy - Liverpool Victoria


 
15:45 - 16:15

Realising the Potential of Cloud >

Panel Session. Our speakers will be joined on stage by Tristan Liverpool, F5's Director of Systems Engineering, to discuss the afternoon themes and take questions from the audience.

Hosts: Ian Pugh and Jonathan Brooks - Sales Directors UKI, F5 Networks


 
13:00 - 13:10

Introduction to the Technical Track >

Setting the scene for the afternoon.

Ben Russell - Systems Engineering Manager, F5 Networks


 
13:10 - 13:30

Managing F5 >

Centralised management, visibility and analytics for multi-cloud deployments.

Ronnie Dockery - Senior Manager, Product Management, F5 Networks


 
13:30 - 14:00

Deploying F5 in Public Cloud >

Public cloud update plus rapid deployments using cloud formation templates.

David Maclean - Systems Engineer, F5 Networks


 
14:00 - 14:30

Leveraging Automation >

How to use orchestration and automation tools such as Ansible to accelerate and standardise application deployments.

Matthew Prickett - Specialist Systems Engineer - Cloud, F5 Networks


 
14:30 - 14:45

Break >

Tea and coffee will be provided.


 
14:45 - 15:15

Security Threats in 2018 >

SecureLink Chief Research Officer Eward Driehuis will update us on the latest security threats they are seeing in the field - learn how your organisation is being targeted!

Eward Driehuis - Chief Reseach Officer, SecureLink


 
15:15 - 16:15

Protecting the App >

How to protect against application attacks using F5's advanced firewall, WAF and access control capabilities.

Keiron Shepherd - Specialist Systems Engineer - Security, F5 Networks


 

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Guest Speakers

Robert Haynes
Marketing Solution Architect
F5 Networks

Robert Haynes
Marketing Solution Architect
F5 Networks

Guest Speakers

Robert Haynes
Marketing Solution Architect
F5 Networks

Robert Haynes
Marketing Solution Architect
F5 Networks

Robert Haynes
Marketing Solution Architect
F5 Networks