Understanding the true sustainability impact of transforming ICT hosting infrastructures: The roadmap to Net Zero

July 15, 2021
United Kingdom
Sustainability

An exclusive webinar from Vysiion

With organisations facing an increasing legal and ethical obligation to lower their carbon footprint, in order to achieve true net zero, now is the ideal time to consider how you can achieve a more efficient, more eco-friendly IT infrastructure. In this exclusive webinar, a panel of leading technology, public sector, and CSR experts will be considering the challenges involved in putting this into practice and offering proven strategies for achieving your own green goals. The topics covered include:

  • Greening Government: ICT and Digital Services Strategy 2020‐2025 – what it means for your organisation
  • The role technology plays in achieving green objectives while reducing costs, and how Crown Hosting puts these benefits at your fingertips
  • Optimising your server utilisation to immediately lower your carbon footprint, without compromising performance or security
  • How your IT partner can accelerate your journey to a greener infrastructure

Time

British Summer Time (BST): 14:30 – 15:45

Public servants can register here for free to attend this webinar

Panel

Webinar chair: Elaine Knutt, Journalist and Editor

Elaine Knutt is a freelance journalist and editor, specialising in navigating the ins and outs of government policy and regulation, the energy sector and issues related to the built environment. Previously she has edited the magazines and websites of Health and Safety at Work (LexisNexis), Network (Faversham House), and Construction Manager (CIOB). She has written extensively on sustainability and environmental issues, also has an interest in information and digital technology, having been launch editor for the website bimplus.co.uk, on IT in the construction sector. Her work has appeared in national titles, including The Guardian and The Independent, and numerous specialist magazines, and she has won awards for writing about the construction industry, the property sector and social housing. She holds a BA in Russian and German.

Jason Liggins, Advisory Consultant – Technology, Crown Hosting Framework Authority, Crown Commercial Service (CCS), United Kingdom

Jason Liggins is a consultant to the customers of Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Crown Hosting framework agreement providing advice on what to buy from CCS’s technical frameworks. As part of the free of charge CCS advisory service Jason’s specialisms are in the IT and IT services, networks and security infrastructure that live in server rooms and data centres. Jason is able to help customers significantly reduce their electricity consumption to avoid emitting carbon and other greenhouse gases, then to go green on the remainder; resulting in carbon net zero in 2021.

Caroline Andrews, Defence Account Director, Vysiion

Caroline started her career with Securicor Information Systems in 2001 as a software development graduate, working on software solutions for public sector Blue Light customers. She progressed into ITIL Service and Business Relationship Management, being selected for the SunGard Vivista High Potential Team in 2005. More recently, Caroline was the Central Government Sales Manager for Capita IT Enterprise Services and was Sales Person of the Year in 2013 for Capita Secure Managed Services before joining Vysiion in 2015. For the last 6 years Caroline has focused extensively on growing Vysiion’s public sector vertical with particular emphasis on central government and Defence and continues to be passionate about delivering effective and efficient services to the UK public sector. Caroline is a charity trustee for Melksham Almshouses and was an elected Town Councillor. In her spare time, she enjoys being ‘Mum’, walking, reading and watching a lot of Netflix, and nature photography.