February 4, 2021 - 16:00
The future of heavy workloads
What are the reasons to move to the cloud?Shorter time to market, easier to protect new connections with new developments as on the same stack, familiar technology, security, reliability, cost reduction, flexibility, scalability, integration with other business applications, data backup and disaster recovery solutions, guaranteed uptime, effortlessly spin up environments for new projects, productivity, …?
Fluvius went to Microsoft Azure for their websites, mobile apps and smart-metering with the help of delaware and F5 technology. Joris Pollet, Chief of IT Program Management & Head of IT Applications, will share his experiences.Renson is in the middle of a big digital transformation program. To enable a smooth transition from the legacy landscape to a modern digital landscape enabling growth and innovative speed, a cloud first strategy has been chosen. Koen Van Loo, CIO of the Renson Group, will take you on this awesome cloud journey.We look forward to also hearing about your experiences, challenges, concerns, plans and projects.To celebrate the start of a new year and to ignite the team discussion you will receive a bottle of champagne.
Find out more about the speakers
Chief of IT Program Management & Head of IT Applications
Fluvius is the largest multi-utility company in Flanders (Belgium), for residential, business, public segments. It originates from the merger of both former system operators Eandis and Infrax, on July 1st, 2018. Fluvius serves approximatively 3.5 million access points for electricity, 2.2 million for gas, 0.6 million for sewerage and 0.5 million for CATV. Its utility services cover all 300 Flemish municipalities.Joris Pollet is Chief of IT Program Management & Head of IT Applications.
Renson, founded in 1909, is trendsetter in ventilation, sun protection & 'outdoor living'. This independent Belgian company develops and manufactures innovative solutions and concepts, which improve the working and living conditions of people and at the same time cut energy costs. With over 1.000 collaborators worldwide and production plants in Belgium, UK, Italy and the US, its strong distribution network extends meanwhile to the US, the Middle East, Asia and even Australia. Koen Van Loo is CIO of Renson Group. Before that he has amongst others been CIO of ADMB.
Let's learn from Fluvius and Renson and also share our experiences, concerns, questions, challenges and plans while enjoying a glas of champagne. We will have experts in the meeting able to answer to all types of questions on this topic.
Fluvius went to Microsoft Azure for their websites, mobile apps and smart-metering with the help of Delaware and F5 technology. What were their reasons to move to the Azure cloud?
To enable a smooth transition from the legacy landscape to a modern digital landscape enabling growth and innovative speed, a cloud first strategy has been chosen.
Renson is deploying a broad range of applications on this platform: IoT & AI applications (powering mobile apps), customer portals, custom applications supporting the internal business units, SAP/S4 Hana, etc. Additionally Renson is leveraging the platform further via PowerApps, PowerBI, API Management, LogicApps, Teams, etc.
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