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Current trends at the accompio IT Expert Day

February 8, 2024, 12.00 noon in the Alte Mensa at Wilhelmsplatz in Göttingen. All preparations have been completed, the participants and speakers are present - the accompio IT Expert Day could start.

Under the motto "get IT ready for future", the accompio group of companies invited IT managers from a wide range of companies and sectors to discuss the current and future challenges facing the industry. The Alte Mensa at Wilhelmsplatz in Göttingen provided the ideal setting - a place full of history that now became the stage for expert presentations with a vision.

All of accompio's expertise in one place

The agenda was packed with top-class presentations and exciting discussions. Experts from various fields shared their specialist knowledge on topics such as IT security, digital workplace, cloud and backup, as well as automation and monitoring. With this tailor-made program in two parallel tracks, accompio presented its broad service portfolio from the core areas of Modern Workplace, IT Security, Infrastructure & Cloud Management and DevOps Consulting at its own event for the first time.

After the welcoming address by the Managing Directors of accompio, the experts from the Group's companies began their presentations. In his presentation, Christoph Richter from proficom GmbH answered the question of why application monitoring should not be dispensed with. At the same time, Patrick Latus from mod IT Services GmbH started with the hacking of his OT system. 

Sebastian Brabetz (mod IT Services GmbH), together with Charlie Peteler from Pentera, looked at security validation as the heart of exposure management. Stefan Schröder gave an insight into the accompio tool BACKUP EAGLE® and explained how backup audit requirements for NIS-2 and ISO 27001 can be successfully automated.
During the breaks, participants were able to network with each other, engage in lively conversation and discuss the content of the presentations with the speakers. Because we are firmly convinced that innovat

In the following slot, Gregor Hooper and Mike Junghanns (both proficom GmbH) took the participants on a journey from zero to automation and used a specific customer example to show how an automation solution is set up. At the same time, Sebastian Heise from mod IT Services GmbH and Vitus Zeller from Fortinet looked to the future and presented SASE (Secure Access Service Edge) as a real alternative to VPN.

In the final presentation slot, Andreas Berthold (Services4-IT) provided insights into nearshoring solutions. He specifically addressed the case of how the company, as part of the accompio group of companies, can offer fast solutions for end customers using Hungarian specialists. Meanwhile, participants heard Felix Zöbisch from be-solutions GmbH discuss whether the NIS2 directive is a curse or a blessing for cyber security.
The IT Expert Day was framed by the demo stands of our three event sponsors. Tenable, Pentera and Fortinet were each represented as partners with a stand and presented their portfolio.

Outlook for joint projects and the next event

The day ended with a joint dinner, where the relaxed networking atmosphere continued seamlessly. It was not uncommon to hear conversations at the tables about joint solutions based on the expertise from the day's presentations.

It was great to see how the participants and accompio experts came together as a community to shape the future of IT together. We are already looking forward to the next IT Expert Day and to solving the challenges in your company with our solutions in the meantime.