Public Sector Enterprise ICT

14 November 2018

Victoria Park Plaza



Designing data centres for the NHS environment

28th October 2016

Secure I.T. Environments’ projects director, Chris Wellfair, offers tips and advice on how to ensure a data centre is designed to grow with the needs […]

Keeping your data centre physically secure

Chris Wellfair, Projects Director at Secure I.T. Environments talks about physical security and the importance of the LPS1175 standard.




“Really good. I enjoyed hearing about the strategic drive for digital for our customers and also our staff. I also enjoyed listening to a couple of different government sectors talking about their experiences and journey to digital.” DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE, Change Manager.

“I found it a very interesting and informative experience. I thank you for your excellent organisation of this event. It was very useful to hold it in a hotel within walking distance of three main line railway stations.” HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS, ATED Compliance Officer.

“I was particularly interested in hearing from Liam Maxwell and other Government CDOs. I felt directly hearing the key messages was far more effective and raises awareness of where to focus effort.” HOME OFFICE, Lead Data Architect.

“Thank you for allowing me a VIP delegate pass – it was very useful and much appreciated.” LEGAL AID AGENCY, Fraud Risk & Thematic Officer.

“Generally a very good day and well run event.” NATIONAL SAVINGS & INVESTMENTS, Head of Sales Government Payment Services.

“Great event and very useful insight into government transformation using GDS.” VODAFONE, Principal Business Development Manager.

“Good mix of topics, good choice of speakers and suppliers. Good venue and catering, overall very impressive.” CABINET OFFICE, Commercial Manager.

“I found the day extremely useful, it makes it possible to meet in a good and positive environment where you can have a less formal conversation that can actually unblock problems.” DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT, Head of Digital Transformation.

“As always the conference was very well handled and delivered” STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, ICT Account Manager.

“I was impressed by the number of ‘Excellent’ speakers, both by their presentation manner and the content of their presentations.” HERTFORDSHIRE LA, Information Manager.

“A very useful and worthwhile conference.” LEGAL AID AGENCY, Senior Thematic Investigator.

“Always very well organised. Improves every time” BRITISH LIBRARY, Head of Personal Computing Services.


“Your organisation is transparent; everything works and happens without much noise. This is very good.” BLACKBERRY, Vice President of Security.

“We’ve seen people from senior executives, we’ve seen buyers, we’ve seen risk managers. We’ve seen a very diverse selection of individuals here.” SKYSCAPE CLOUD SERVICES, Head of Compliance, IA & Operations.

“Very impressed about the audience and attendance, I like the way it’s laid out, not too many exhibitors and we’ve had quite a bit of footfall across our stand which is always good to see. It is a really good opportunity to get our brand out in the marketplace.” CENTERPRISE INTERNATIONAL, Systems Integrator Business Manager.

“It’s been good to have more of a strategic discussion with some of the C-level delegates and then more of a technical discussion with those that are more hands-on with the equipment.” AEROHIVE NETWORKS, Sales Manager.

“The professionalism of the event staff has been very good, the communication beforehand has been excellent and on the day it’s been second to none. Very, very impressed.” CENTERPRISE INTERNATIONAL, Account Manager.


“The networking has been useful, really good, interesting talks. I’ve had lots of people come and talk to me with interesting exchanges of information. I found it useful and hopefully they have as well.” PAUL BRADLEY, CABINET OFFICE, Green ICT Unit Leader.

“I really enjoyed Liam’s (Maxwell) keynote, there were some things in that that I learned for the first time which is always useful. I loved presenting here and I loved the conversation afterwards. It was great.” PAUL SHETLER, MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, Chief Digital Officer.

“I can see from the breadth of people that have come along and the social media discussions aswell, this event has clearly created a lot of buzz.” OLIVER MORLEY, DRIVER & VEHICLE LICENSING AGENCY, Chief Executive Officer.

“What has been really interesting about this event for me, were the speakers moving through setting out real policy goals right through to delivering high-level digital missions, talking about the practicalities for delivering this for government.” KELVYN HIPPERSON, HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS, Head of Infrastructure Services.

“What you see here is a real passion about trying to do the best with topics like technology and data. A real interest and many hands going up when we were talking about open data; this event has shown that the excitement is spreading.” PAUL MALTBY, CABINET OFFICE, Director of Open Data & Government Innovation.

“Great opportunity to talk to people here, I’m a huge advocate of using social media too, to talk to people and make new contacts and also seeing what vendors are doing is good. I also particularly enjoyed the talk on Green ICT.” DANIEL RICHES, DEPARTMENT FOR WORK & PENSIONS, Business Strategist for Digital & Social Media.

“This is a business and technology conference and it has very much delivered on that, a lot of discussion on business models, technology and data, those three evolving together and how we make sense of web-enabled government. It has been very stimulating as a result.” DR MARK THOMPSON, CAMBRIDGE JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL, Senior Lecturer in Information Systems.