TRANSFORMING BUSINESS – working in the clouds | ENG


The transfer of business management to the digital space, partly or wholly using cloud services, is a fully understandable trend when viewed from the perspective of technological capabilities and speed development. Scale no longer matters as everything is determined by the entrepreneur’s readiness to understand digital processes and their growing importance in the development of today’s society.

The use of cloud services is not only about being able to be on time and in space, but it is also about being able to trust and be secure about data security by storing all business information in digital format.
Dienas Bizness and iPro, together with experts from Netapp, Checkpoint, Cisco, VMware, Yubico, invite you to a conference on using cloud services for business development – “TRANSFORMING BUSINESS – Working in the Clouds”

TIME: February 12, 2020
VENUE: H2O 6 Quarter, Durbes Street 4, Riga
GOAL: In two parallel sessions, talk about the importance and opportunities of using cloud services for business development as well as the technical aspects of deploying cloud services systems in your company
TARGET AUDIENCE: Business owners, business development and management, and senior executives in IT departments
PARTICIPATION IN THE CONFERENCE: By invitation (more information on receiving invitations –

Visitors will have access to the EXPO area throughout the day.

TRANSFORMING BUSINESS – working in the clouds | ENG


TRANSFORMING BUSINESS – working in the clouds | ENG


8.30 – 9.30 Registration & morning coffee | EXPO


9.30 – 9.35 Opening
-Jānis Rozentāls, Chairman of the Board at iPro SIA
9.35 – 10.05 Keynote
10.15 – 11.00




Panel Discussion. Problems and Challenges in the Transition to Cloud Services

-Giedrius Markevicius,
Territory account manager Baltic’s Check Point Software Technologies
-Sergiu Costin,
Territory Sales Manager, South East Europe & Baltics at Commvault
-Dmitrijs Plotnikovs,
Sales Manager at RETN Baltic in Riga

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break & EXPO
11.15 – 11.45


Accelerate The Cloud Journey
-Darius Spaicys, Strategic Partner Business Manager for Baltic countries at VMware
11.15 – 11.45


Data flow clearing & proactive anomaly detection – avoid zero-day attack when you use O365 , G-Suite and other services
-Vytautas Zulonas, Checkpoint Security Engineer
11.45 – 12.15


How to Harness Multi-Cloud Environments for Business Innovation
-Sergiu Costin, Territory Sales Manager, South East Europe & Baltics at Commvault
11.45 – 12.15


VMware on AWS & Azure – why and how to use
-Lars Olsson, Senior Systems Engineer at VMware
12.15 – 12.45 How to live securely in the clouds- Introduction to Cisco Umbrella DNS-layer security
-Marko Haarala, CISCO Cybersecurity specialist
12.15 – 12.45 Disaster recovery on demand – How to?
-Edgars Jansons, Netapp represented by Technical expert at iPro
12.45 – 13.15


Examples of security breaches in our region. Let’s together avoid them
-Giedrius Markevicius, Territory account manager Baltic’s Check Point Software Technologies
12.45 – 13.15


When you see clouds, take Umbrella- Cisco Umbrella dCloud Demo
–Marko Haarala, CISCO Cybersecurity specialist
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch & EXPO
14.15 – 14.45


Disaster Recovery on demand, Archiving on demand … what’s next?
Aappo Oskari Vasala, NetApp represented by Sales Manager at Arrow ECS Finland Oy
14.15 – 14.45


To be Announced


14.45 – 15.15



Enterprise authentication: the key to a better security
-Caroline Sandtorv, Channel Manager Nordics & Baltics at Yubico
14.45 – 15.15



Bringing your critical data to the cloud: things to expect and consider
Timur Pertenava, Regional Technical Manager Nordic and Baltic at RETN
15.15 – 15.45


The role of “Disaster Recovery” in my Business Continuity Strategy. Should I have it?
-Mihails Akulenkovs,
Technical expert ar iPro
15.15 – 15.45


Cost effective Disaster recovery with Commvault and cloud

-Przemyslaw Fafara, Regional System Engineer at Commvault

15.45 – 16.00 Closure and lottery

Photographs and/or video will be taken at the event.

Note: Organizers reserve the right to change the list of lecturers and topics should the need arise.