Trent Odgers

cloud & hosting manager, Veeam Software

As Cloud & Hosting Manager looking after the top managed cloud providers in Southern Africa, Trent enables partners to deliver on their customers Hyper-Availability requirements across their multi-cloud landscape.

Starting his IT career over 16 years ago, as a Systems Engineer, then onto Pre-Sales for a leading solutions provider, enabling Trent to have a great understanding of technology, balancing cost vs capabilities. Trent changed into a sales role for a managed service provider where he looked after mid-market and enterprise accounts before joining Veeam. Trent has grown from a Territory Manager to a Key Account Manager and then Enterprise Account Manager and in 2018 promoted as a Cloud & Hosting Manager.

Trent Odgers will be speaking on the following topic:

From the edge, to the cloud and back

This presentation will cover three crucial elements of cloud data management, namely, backup modernisation, hybrid cloud acceleration and data security. All workloads and data need protection, no matter the location, because data at the edge is sometimes as critical as data in the core, because it is live data. Businesses also need to reliably automate their core backup and recovery abilities to ensure that no matter the scenario, their businesses remain online. Moreover, in this fast-paced digital economy, data movement must be seamless and cloud backup, restore, DR and migration shouldn’t be the headache of the past. Finally, reducing risk and downtime is essential and safeguarding application and workload updates before deploying is a key component. New age software solutions can empower modern application delivery and deployment by enabling businesses to reuse their backup data for Dev & Ops.

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