Cloud Strategist, Mimecast
Justin Pirie is a Blogger, Analyst and Mimecast's Director of Content and Communities. Justin is a leading SaaS and Cloud specialist - he authors the influential "This Week in SaaS", blog and runs the largest SaaS community in the world, with over 30,000 members.
Justin has been in IT over ten years, gravitating towards SaaS over the last five. Before joining Mimecast he was consulting to companies large and small, helping them create successful SaaS products and strategy, and before that he was an officer at Endeavors Technology, the inventors of Application Virtualisation.
What are the "Hot" Enterprise SaaS startups that Enterprises are actually buying and deploying, not just what's being covered in TechCrunch? In this session, we'll cut through the hype and get to the reality of which companies are being deployed and where. Learn when and how to use each company and who's using them in anger.
What is the business case for SaaS? How do you get over “bumps” in the road to get it implemented successfully? SaaS is happening within your organization whether you realise it or not. In this session two of the most influential thought leaders in Enterprise IT explain why this is happening and give you toolkit to obtain maximum value in a risk free manner. Ben Kepes is APAC’s leading SaaS Commentator and Investor. Justin Pirie is the Cloud Strategist for Mimecast, one of Europe’s largest SaaS companies.