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Podcast: Inspired Opinion - a Microsoft Inspire Review

By Mike Korkidakis



Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire, is a conference held annually by Microsoft for its partner community. At Inspire, partners are taught about Microsoft's roadmap for the upcoming year, network and build connections, share best practices, experience the latest product innovations, and learn new skills and techniques. 


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Episode 5 of Risc IT's Straight Talking 365 Podcast series, Wavenet experts join Mark Lawton to discuss key announcements and review Microsoft Inspire 2021, plus much more!




Straight Talking 365

This Podcast series covers topics in and around Cloud Services. In each episode, Mark Lawton is joined by Industry experts, leading businesses and tech providers to discuss issues around Security, Productivity and Agility - moving services into the Cloud. In this episode Mark is joined by Wavenet UC, Teams and Microsoft experts for a lighthearted review of the announcements made at Microsoft Inspire 2021. 


Mike Korkidakis-1-1Mike Korkidakis

Head of Distribution at Wavenet Wholesale. Mike has many years of experience spanning multiple countries in the communications arena. He has a proven track record of strategically implementing the best solutions to meet complex business requirements. Mike's recent years have been spent focusing on the Microsoft product set and in particular Microsoft telephony. He has a vast knowledge of all things UCaaS and uses this to tailor the right approach to every partner and customer interaction.

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Mark LawtonMark Lawton

Business Development Director at Risc IT Solutions. Having helped BT realise their long term vision and evolution to the Cloud, Mark went on to head up Channel Partnership at Microsoft, specialising in Cloud & Productivity solutions.

Mark is currently an active Director of the Board at Risc IT Solutions, a Cloud Service Provider and Microsoft Gold Partner.

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Nikki GubbNikki Gubb

Remote Engineering Team Leader at Wavenet

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Rachel Deuchar-1Rachel Deuchar

Head of Product and Pre-sales for UCaaS at Wavenet. Rachel is responsible for supporting the sales teams as a solution consultant alongside managing the relationship with vendors to champion, develop and drive the UCaaS portfolio internally and externally. Rachel started her telephony career at Mitel and has since worked with partners and manufacturers associated with the Mitel portfolio. Rachel currently works with a wide variety of UC and UCaaS products including Wavenets flagship product TeamsLink.

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Kirsty HKirsty Harrison

Content and Copywriter at Risc IT Solutions Ltd

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Jamie KeddieJamie Keddie

Head of Marketing and PR at Risc IT Solutions

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Tags: Microsoft, Microsoft Teams, Mike Korkidakis, Podcast, Risc IT Solutions

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