Alternative’s Events

Alternative regularly host events and webinars for our customers in order to keep them up to date with the latest industry trends and regulation, as well as attending all of the key exhibitions. You can find and register for all of our upcoming events below. And don’t worry if you’ve missed an event, we’ll always make the key content available for you.

Healthcare Forum – 16th March – London

To help our customers prepare for the challenges ahead, we and our strategic security partners are hosting a Healthcare focussed security round table.

Past Events

Tech UG - London - 2016

tech_ug1As an independant and vendor neutral group, TechUG welcomes the attendance of anyone with an interest in Big Data, Data Centre, Leadership (IT), Networking, Open Source, Storage or Virtualisation. An IT community event led by end-users for end-users.

IP Expo Europe 2016

IPExpo-logoAlternative partnered with Juniper Networks on stand FF12 and CITRIX on Stand JJ22 at Europe’s number one IT event for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward.

Software Defined Data Centres

Alternative and VMware hosted a service creation workshop, at the IET Savoy Place, London. The event was focussed on identifying and implementing the right future services strategy for your business and how Service Providers can turn items of storage, compute and transmission into bills the customer is happy to pay for.

Avaya Customer Update

The latest on Avaya’s roadmap, and how your business can be best placed to take advantage of it.

Citrix Synergy Update

Citrix hold an annual conference to update customers and partners on their plans for the coming year. We were lucky enough to be invited along, and held an event to update all of our customers on what they missed. Please click here to access the presentation.

Networkshop44 – Manchester

Networkshop44 is the perfect opportunity for network managers and technical staff connected with the Janet network to learn, share and be inspired.

Hybrid Cloud Futures – London

hybrid-cloud-future-landing-page-img-2vJoin us at our ‘Hybrid Cloud Futures’ event on 22nd March in London, focussed on helping you identify, qualify and realise the potential of Hybrid Cloud Approaches for your business with Joe Baguley, VMware’s EMEA CTO will keynote the event and explore the relationship between virtualisation and cloud, plus speakers from the Uptime Institute, Juniper Networks, Bristows LLP and Alternative Data Analytics.

UCISA 2016 – Manchester

UCISAJoin us in Manchester for the premier IT event for UK universities and colleges.

Retail Threat Prevention & Detection Seminar – London

Retail-HS-page-bannerJoin Alternative and Palo Alto Networks at the Retail threat prevention and detection seminar for a morning of technology demonstrations, discussion and Q&A with security experts, followed by lunch and refreshments.

Make Mobile Workspaces work

mobile-workspacesJoin Alternative for our Make mobile workspaces work event, where we will navigate you through the changing mobile landscape and address challenges around mobilising end users

Citrix Summit Update

sum-lv16-logo-202x51@2xAs a Citrix Platinum partner with specialisations in mobility, virtualisation and networking for data centre, Alternative is hosting a not to be missed product update to give you first hand updates on the very latest from Citrix for 2016.


UKNOF32The United Kingdom Network Operators’ Forum (UKNOF) acts as an open forum for operational, technical and engineering information exchange related to networking technologies and practices.


UCISAIG15: Whose infrastructure is it anyway? aims to bring into focus the challenges IT departments now face and also to provide insights into how to fully realise the benefits of integrating cloud/hybrid solutions into existing environments.

IP Expo

IPExpo-logoIP EXPO Europe is Europe’s number ONE IT event for those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward. Alternative will be in attendance again this year as Juniper Networks exclusive partner. You can find us on stand GG20.

IA 2015

IA15-logoIA15 is the Government’s flagship event for Cyber Security and Information Assurance leaders across Central Government, the Wider Public Sector, Industry and Academia.

Enterprise Mobility Management

In June Alternative attended the Enterprise Mobility Management event in London, with Alternative’s Head of Product Marketing Nick Burrows presenting on redefining the mobile workplace. You can download his presentation here.

Maximising Security - An overview of our Secure Network Infrastructure portfolio

In June, Alternative’s Secure Network Infrastructure Go to Market Manager Alex Moses hosted a webinar introducing customers to our full portfolio of products. To listen to the webinar, please click here.

Fusion Insight – Mitel Update

Every year Alternative hosts an event with Mitel to update our customers on maximising their investments in the technology. To access the presentations from the event, please click here.

Ofcom Regulations webinar

July saw the implementation of the changes to Non-Geographic Numbers made on OFCOM’s recommendations. Adrian Buxton hosted a webinar to explain these changes and help our customers understand the impact it would have on them. To listen to the webinar please click here.


In April Alternative attended the SDN & NFV event where Jez Clarke presented on. To view a video of his presentation, please click here.

Fusion Micro-summit: Mobile Strategy Day

In April, Alternative hosted an event bringing together our partners and customers together to discuss mobile strategy. To access the content from the day, please click here.