Event: Setting the context for Public Sector in AWS

News and Events / June 13, 2016

DNM and AWS hosted a specifically tailored event for the Public Sector on Wednesday September 14th. We brought together developers, IT, and a line of business leaders to address current best practices and trends in cloud computing.

The event was a great success and we had some great conversations with representatives from many of Ireland’s local government departments.

View event pictures here.


Featured keynote speaker
Dan Byles – Chair SmarterUK and VP Corporate Development at Living PlanIT SA


The keynote was delivered by Dan Byles – Chair at SmarterUK – on the importance of investing in smart city initiatives and technologies, to ensure that cities remain competitive in a growing economy and to gain a share of the new business opportunities.  

Featured Customer Speaker
Eoin Lyng – Head of Information Systems, Carlow County Council


Eoin will talk about the Carlow IT strategy and how the county council has benefited over the years in using Cloud Technologies. He will provide a use case on how AWS services have benefited Carlow County Council and provide an overview of the benefits of AWS versus traditional infrastructure solutions.

  • Security Governance and Compliance
    Ronan Guilfoyle, Senior Solutions Architect (AWS) – Topics will include: Using AWS to meet requirements for Data Protection, PCI, and how continuous monitoring is provided to our customers.
  • Hybrid Architectures / Services and offerings
    Topics will include: the strategy and architecture to integrate on-premises environments with the AWS Cloud.
  • Migration and Transformation
    Nigel Creighton CTO (DNM) and experts from AWS – Topics will include: how to select projects for the cloud, how to improve economics, how to plan and execute migrations, and how to manage change in large-scale IT transformations to cloud. Hear key lessons learned and best practices from successful cloud journeys.


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