Cloud Comms Summit Germany

Cavell is taking Cloud Comms Summit on a virtual tour of Europe, exploring key market insights, best practices, challenges and solutions in France, Benelux, Germany and Spain.

2 December 2020

Virtual Events

2 December 2020

Virtual Events

Video conference from home
Video conference from home
Join the largest cloud comms community of service providers and vendors virtually for a morning of insights and networking with experts and thought leaders in the German cloud comms market.
Key themes for the day include competition reimagined, the future of customer engagement and the role of the service provider in the new world.

agenda

How will Cloud Comms Summit Virtual inspire your next big development?

09:00 AM CET

Making the most of a Virtual Cloud Comms Summit

The Cavell team will be taking you on a tour of our Virtual Events platform – Hopin. Introducing best practices, all networking features and our virtual expo section.

09:10 AM CET

German Communications Market: Enterprise Changes and Market Outlook

2020 has been a remarkable year and the communications industry has come under a series of challenges and opportunities. In this session, Cavell’s analysts will be taking the audience through some of their latest research looking at the impact of COVID-19, how enterprise demands are evolving and the wider market trends that are affecting the German communication market. Segment due to run for 30 minutes.

Dominic Black
Director of Research,
Cavell Group

09:45 AM CET

Industry Vision Keynote

Enreach will be sharing their view on the market and their vision of the future of the wider industry in a 10-minute presentation, full details to follow.
Sponsored by

Dr. Ralf Ebbinghaus – CCO, Enreach & Managing Director, Swyx (Enreach Group)

Speaker to be announced

10:00 AM CET

Future of the Communications Market

This roundtable discussion will have a mixture of vendors discussing how they see the enterprise demands changing in the future and how the communication market will have to adapt to suit these changes. With the impact of COVID-19, rise in video and collaboration and the growing demand for hybrid office/home solutions this session will look at how the industry will evolve and what services and solutions providers will have to build in the future to remain relevant in this changing world. Segment due to run for 40 minutes. Panel moderated by Matthew Townend – Executive Director, Cavell Group.

Jed Pell – Service Provider Collaboration Manager, Cisco

Chris Carabello – Senior Director Product Marketing, Metaswitch

Sunny Dhami – Senior Director of Product Marketing & GTM, RingCentral

Chris Carabello – Senior Director Product Marketing, Metaswitch

Key questions will be on topics such as:

  • How do you service providers remain relevant in the future?
  • What are the biggest trends you see coming into the industry?
  • What are you seeing in different markets that may impact the German market in the future?

10:45 AM CET

Industry Vision Keynote

One of our Gold Sponsors will be sharing their view on the market and their vision of the future of the wider industry in a 10-minute presentation, full details to follow.
Sponsored by

Jed Pell – Service Provider Collaboration Manager, Cisco

Speaker to be announced

10:55 AM CET

Kaffeepause - Speed Networking Roulette & Virtual Expo

Make yourself a coffee and meet new connections and chat with old friends, exploring the Virtual Expo hall and Speed Networking Roulette. Segment due to run for 30 minutes.

11:25 AM CET

The Growing Significance of a Network Strategy for CSPs

Hear the top thoughts from our Networking Analyst, Finbarr Goode Begley, on how changes in Networking are affect CSPs and what that means for your business. If this sparks any questions, he is more than happy to go into more detail following the event!
  • Home Workers and Networking
  • The Penetration of New Networking Technologies into businesses
  • Security concerns and the pressure this puts on network operators

Finbarr Goode Begley
Senior Research Analyst, Cavell Group

11:45 AM CET

Industry Vision Keynote

RingCentral will be sharing their view on the market and their vision of the future of the wider industry in a 10-minute presentation, full details to follow.

Sponsored by

Marco Meier – VP Service Providers, DACH, RingCentral

Speaker to be announced

12:00 PM CET

Teams and Azure Position Microsoft as both a Threat and an Opportunity

Microsoft’s communication portfolio is developing at a frightening pace. Microsoft Teams is its fastest growing business application of all time, and now Microsoft is placing a greater focus on Azure to provide communications infrastructure for telcos and service providers. So where are the opportunities, and potential threats, for providers within the Microsoft portfolio? This session will explore Microsoft’s overall communications strategy, looking back at its history to provide more insight into the future of working alongside Microsoft.

Key topics covered include:

  • The history and development of Microsoft’s communication portfolio
  • Microsoft’s communications strategy includes a lot more than just Teams
  • Where do service providers fit in the Microsoft world?

Patrick Watson
Senior Analyst,
Cavell Group

12:20PM CET

Industry Vision Keynote

Metaswitch will be sharing their view on the market and their vision of the future of the wider industry in a 10-minute presentation, full details to follow.

Sponsored by

John Tucker – VP Product Line Management – UC, Metaswitch

Speaker to be announced

12:35 PM CET

German Market Vision

To finalise the day, this session will reflect on what we have learnt from the keynotes and roundtables from the event and apply the speaker’s local experiences to discuss the trends, opportunities and threats emerging in German communications market. We’ve gathered speakers from a range of companies in this space to share their thoughts and examine how they see the German market evolving in the future. Segment due to run for 40 minutes. Panel moderated by Dominic Black – Director of Research Services, Cavell Group.

Dr. Ralf Ebbinghaus – CCO, Enreach & Managing Director, Swyx (Enreach Group)

Achim Hager – CEO, HFO Telecom

Markus Krammer – MD NFON Developments, NFON

Florian Buzin – CEO, Starface

Key questions will be on topics such as:

  • Who do you see emerging as competition in the future?
  • What are the most important solutions to be offering in 2021 and beyond?
  • How is the channel changing in Germany?
  • What demands are you seeing from enterprises due to COVID and do you expect these to continue into 2021?

01:20 PM CET

Value Drivers in a Rapidly Consolidating European Cloud Market

Q Advisors will present their views on what is driving consolidation in Europe generally and specific markets in particular focusing on how sellers can position themselves for maximum valuation. After completing over 25 cloud and managed services deals in Europe over the past 30 months, the team will discuss specific rollups going on in the various European markets and what is hot and what is not. Segment due to run for 30 minutes.

Sponsored by

Gerry DeHaven – Partner, Q Advisors

Kristian MacCarter – Managing Director, Q Advisors

01:45 PM CET

Treasure Hunt Quiz

Join in as we wrap up the event with a fun quiz to test your memory and engagement with the day’s content! The winner is in for some exciting prizes.

Previous Cloud clomms summit events

platform

We are hosting our virtual event on Hopin.

Hopin enables us to group the main webinar-style stream, breakout tracks, networking area and expo hall together, simulating the content and community elements of the existing Cloud Comms Summit.

speakers

Find out more about the experts and thought leaders who will be speaking at the summit.

We are currently planning our agenda and speaker line-up. Register interest in the event to be notified of announcements in relation to this event.

TICKETS

Service Provider

Individual Ticket

Free

Vendor / Non-Service Providers / Investors

Individual Ticket

€200

TICKETS

Service Provider

Individual Ticket

Free

Vendor / Non-Service Providers / Investors

Individual Ticket

€200

Sponsors

A big thanks from the Cavell team to all our sponsors. The event wouldn’t happen without you and we’re grateful for your ongoing support.

Gold Sponsors

lunch segment sponsor

audio-visual sponsor

European Regional associate sponsor

If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please email us at logistics@cavellgroup.com.

Getting the Most of a Virtual Cloud Comms Summit

Matthew Townend
Executive Director
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Francisca Dinga
Events & Marketing Manager
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