Tuesday, 09 March 2021 12:26

Watch Now: Flexible IT Innovation: Taking A Data-Driven Approach To Scale And Complexity

By Hitachi Vantara

Watch Now: Hitachi Vantara and Innovatus Media would like to invite you to join the digital discussion on "Building the Right Channel Ecosystem"

Taking a Data-Driven Approach to Scale and Complexity" to see the full presentation click here.

The Agenda is:

  • Presenting the modern IT environment: a scalable system that runs in a hybrid environment.
  • How to assist your customers in reducing IT silos to ensure flexibility and an intelligent costing model.
  • Taking an end-to-end approach towards technology delivery: how to build a cloud-to-edge strategy.
  • How Hitachi Vantara is merging best of breed innovations to deliver simple solutions.
  • How to integrate AIOps, analytics and machine learning to deliver flexible applications at scale.

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This event was hosted by:

George Dragatsis

ANZ Presales Director - CTO, Hitachi Vantara

George’s leadership has developed diverse teams of people, solutions, products and services in addition to driving further value for his customers across a large and hybrid partner ecosystem. George has also developed successful teams through start-ups that worked with leading AI, storage, compute, hyper-converged, virtualisation and networking vendors.

His passion is clearly driven by a customer obsessed-customer first-customer only attitude.

George attended Sydney University and studied Mechanical Engineering and Leadership. He also has a diploma in Mechanical Engineering and a host of vendor certifications.

Erin Mikan

Channel Director- ANZ, Hitachi Vantara


Erin recently joined the Hitachi Vantara team, mid-pandemic, to drive the Channel strategy, Partner engagement and continue the development of the Channel sales and support team. With her strong belief that Integrity and Ethics underpin the long-term success of sales engagements, Erin is a strong proponent of Rules of Engagement, transparency, and clarity in the business.

With a long history in IT&T starting in Canada, Erin has broad experience in Australia across VARs, Multi-National vendors, Telco, and Cloud organisations. Her roles ranged from Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Management, including managing channel relationships, teams, and business units across ANZ and Asia Pacific both in direct and channel models.
Erin’s passions are in building relationships, facilitating engagements, and bringing disparate organisations and people together for the purpose of ensuring the best commercial experience and outcome for the customers.

Educated in Canada, locally Erin has completed courses with AICD, MGSM and a variety of IT vendor certifications.

Matthew Egan

Editorial Director, Innovatus Media


Matt is the Editorial Director at Innovatus. He enjoys giving executives the time and space to think about new ideas, as well as looking at the impact technology has on culture. His hobbies include being tormented by his two children as well as reading, once his kids are asleep.

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