About the Boardroom

In the last six months, we have seen more cyber security and more ransomware attacks than ever. Subsequently, many organizations are looking for the right security posture with multi-cloud as a service to solve a variety of business challenges, whether it’s achieving greater scalability, global resilience, increased reliability, and performance, or to bring applications to market faster. Some organizations are hesitant to migrate sensitive data to the cloud, as they explore their security options and struggle to understand regulatory demands. Whether your data is stored in a cloud environment (private, public, or hybrid) or you’re hosting it onsite, our Security Operations Center at Armor and Rackspace Technology are on it immediately to detect, protect, respond and resolve the problems by providing you with the ability to address cloud specific requirements to zero in on real threats and filter out the rest with powerful analytics and workflow automations 24x7x365.

Join us in our Virtual Exclusive C-level Boardroom with subject matter expert Dan Mahoney from Rackspace Technology and Armor to successfully deploy data in a way that delivers adequate protections, meets compliance requirements, reduces risk, and requires reassessing legacy data security strategies to create a cloud ready program.

In this boardroom we will discuss:

  • How Rackspace Technology and Armor deliver Best-in-Class Security and pay as you go basis.
  • How a web application firewall can increase your security efficacy & mitigate risk.
  • How to keep your cloud environments in compliance and your architecture secure.
  • How to achieve a powerful data security posture and accelerate the delivery of security to your organizations.
  • Detect and proactively respond to threats and minimize downtime from breaches.

Benefits of Attending

  • How to keep your cloud environments in compliance and your architecture secure.
  • How to achieve a powerful data security posture and accelerate the delivery of security to your organizations.
  • Detect and proactively respond to threats and minimize downtime from breaches.


Time Activity
2:30 – 2:40 Keynote Opening by Crayton Apps
2:40 – 2:45 Keynote by
Brian Ray, Senior Solutions Architect, Armor
2:45 – 3:00 Cloud Security, Cloud Modernisation by Dan Mahoney
3:00 – 3:15 Presentation by
Brian Ray, Senior Solutions Architect, Armor
3:15 – 3:40 Open Q & A
3:40 – 3:45 Session Close by Dan Mahoney


Crayton Anthony Apps

Enterprise Client Executive EMEA, Rackspace Technology

With a successful career of over 19 years in various high-tech companies. I’m reputed with innovating new products and services that meet customer expectation and increase the organization’s position in the competitive market. My strong Passion in Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Digital Media, and Smart Cities drive me to assist companies to be more competitive, Innovate and ultimately improve their brand. Solving customers challenges and working towards a measurable business outcome is what gets me out of bed in the morning. We live in an ever-changing world that before our very eyes is evolving on a daily basis.  I am thrilled to be in the technology space that is every changing and improving our lives.
The Cloud Computing has been a game changer not just for Financial Services, Retail, Health & Education sectors, but also for technologists. As an Architect skilled and Certified across all three major Hyperscaler Clouds Bryan assists & accelerates customers and partners on their cloud journey’s. With a demonstrated track record for delivering customer value whether that be through Cloud Strategy and Enablement, Cloud Adoption, Transformation and Architecture with the emphasis on solving business challenges rather than technology.

Anand Lakhwani

Account Director, Rackspace Technology

Business leader with 12+ years of Enterprise Solutions sales experience across industry verticals specially Banking Financial Services industry (BFSI) and Government Sector. Helping companies in their digital transformation journey with Cloud Solutions like (IAAS/PAAS/SAAS). Leading the business with strong customer relationship, team management, key account management and competitive analysis. Consistently enthuse the entrepreneur’s spirit in the job that I do.

Daniel Mahoney

Solution Architect UK/EMEA, Rackspace Technology

Having graduated from Staffordshire University with a degree in Computer Networks & Security, Daniel has over 7 years’ experience within the security industry, with a background of Application, Network and Proactive security solutions. His expertise spans multiple industries and verticals, including essential highly sensitive industries such as Government, Banking and Medical sectors. Daniel works with customers regularly to develop compliance strategies, including leveraging Defense in Depth and Zero Trust security models to protect businesses as they adapt to new ways of working. Daniel’s experience with cloud architectures means he is able to provide a unique perspective on the challenges of cloud security and the transformational journey many companies need to undertake as part of their cloud modernisation strategy.

Brian Ray

Senior Solutions Architect, Armor

Prior to his current role, he was serving as a Senior Security Consultant for a small security consulting company who is a certified partner of Varonis.  Brian has strong background in Compliance, Information Governance and eDiscovery.  He is also a veteran of the U.S. Navy having retired from the Navy Reserve in 2011.  He has an MBA from the University of Houston – Victoria and a BA from Eastern Kentucky University and currently resides with his family just outside of Houston, TX in a small town called Fulshear, TX

Who Will Attend

Senior management members with the below job titles from across the GCC:

  • CIOs
  • CTOs
  • CEOs
  • Heads of IT
  • IT Directors

About Rackspace

Rackspace Technology is the multicloud solutions expert. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies- across applications, data and security- to deliver end-to-end multicloud solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. As a global, multicloud technology services pioneer, we deliver the innovative capabilities of the cloud to help customers build new revenue streams, increase efficiency and create incredible experiences. Everything we do is wrapped in our obsession with our customers’ success – Fanatical Experience™ – so they can work faster, smarter and stay ahead of what’s next. We’re honored to be one of the best places to work year after year according to Fortune, Forbes, and Glassdoor. For more information, please visit https://www.rackspace.com/


As cloud security experts, we know that security and compliance are complex. But it doesn’t have to feel that way. Founded in 2009 as pioneers of secure cloud hosting, Armor’s evolution has led to a focus on making cloud security and compliance simple, achievable, and manageable across any environment. Safeguarding your endpoints, network, server, and cloud environments against malicious threats seeking to infiltrate and disrupt your business, Armor provides unparalleled insight into issues you may face. From different industries, countries, and walks of life, all Armor customers benefit from a consolidated security platform that drives down the cost, risk, and resources associated with today’s point security solutions. For more information, please visit https://www.armor.com/


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