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ANS Accelerate

  • Wednesday 27th March
  • 12pm-5pm
  • ANS Office, 1 Archway, Birley Fields, Hulme, Manchester M15 5QJ

Exclusive event for our customers.

What’s this event about?

ANS Accelerate is an exclusive event for our customers to help you do more across different technology domains and plan your technology roadmap for 2024 and beyond.

In a day full of informative sessions, ANS experts will guide you through the key strategies to modernise your infrastructure, adopt wider technology areas and make it future-ready.

As your strategic partner, we’ll help you meet your tech goals by showing what’s possible with advanced cloud, data, security, low code and AI.

What’s included in the session?

  • How to modernise your infrastructure for 2024?
  • Transform your business with Advanced Cloud – How to make cloud more cost-effective, sustainable, and efficient.
  • Deep dive into the latest in AI, Copilot and Low Code – How to prepare your organisation for next-gen tech?
  • Data first approach to be AI-ready. Sort, secure and surface the right data before anything else!
  • Interactive discussions with customers who’ve successfully adopted next-gen tech
  • Copilot demonstration​​

Why should you attend?

  • This event will help you:
  • Plan your organisation’s technology strategy for 2024
  • Drive business performance by identifying key focus areas based on your business objectives
  • Stay ahead of the curve with insights on the latest market trends
  • Learn how ANS can help you move forward and adopt new technologies
  • Collaborate with industry experts and network with executives and fellow peers

Meet the speakers

Rob Cottrill

Technology Director

As Technology Director, Rob is passionate about demonstrating the real-world value of digital transformation and helping customers realise value from their data. With over 12 years’ experience in the industry, he’s worked in multiple roles across the business including on some of ANS’ first cloud solutions for customers. Rob is responsible for helping organisations modernise their current data platforms from helping to define and build data strategy’s right through to commercial and technical designs.

Chris Huntingford

Director of Digital Innovation

Chris Huntingford, a well estabilished Microsoft MVP and Director of Digital Innovation at ANS, brings a wealth of expertise as an architect in Power Platform and Dynamics 365 for retail. Chris is dedicated to shaping ecosystems that empower organizations to modernise and optimise organisations technological workflows. His commitment lies in fostering innovation and addressing business challenges securely within these dynamic ecosystems.

Mark Johnson

Practice Lead for Security and Connectivity​

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the IT and networking industry. With a background managing highly secure mobile networks for the Armed forces, to owning his own business, Mark joined ANS 8 years ago to take responsibility for building and delivering ANS’ suite of connectivity & Security solutions which include Azure Sentinel, SD WAN, SASE, Cloud and Multi-cloud architectures.

Martin Brierley

Practice Lead for Data & AI​

Martin Brierley, ANS' Data & AI Practice Lead, is dedicated to demonstrating the practical advantages of digital transformation and enabling clients to utilise the full potential of their data. With over 17 years of industry experience, Martin assists organisations in adopting and updating data solutions. He formulates data strategies, creates technical designs, and ensures alignment with corporate goals, budgets, and current technological trends. Martin is enthusiastic about providing innovative solutions catering to clients’ needs and priorities.

Aaron Bell

Head of Pre-Sales Public Cloud​

Aaron is responsible for helping organisations to transition on-premises infrastructure and applications to the cloud, from helping to build business cases, right through to commercial and technical design. With over 18 years of experience, Aaron is passionate about demonstrating the real-world benefits of digital transformation through the use of innovative and cutting-edge cloud technology.