Embedded IT founded the South Hants IT Networking group to bring together Vendor, Channel and Client IT professionals from Hampshire, Dorset and West Sussex regions, to discuss industry topics and build positive relationships.

We meet every 2 months in Whiteley, Fareham and aim to get 30-40 attendees to each meeting. Total group membership is approximately 130 people (as of May-2019) across the region, and in between events there is a healthy amount of dialogue and discussion through an informal “Slack” group for paid members.

Meeting format is informal, with a topic of discussion for each session where guest speakers, or Embedded consultants, lead a debate around the use cases and considerations for a particular topic. Then we go to the pub where the real discussion happens.

Agenda for 2019 is as follows:

  • January 2019 : Blockchain - Event Closed
  • March 2019 : DevOps - Event Closed
  • May 2019 : Security - Event Closed
  • July 2019 : Technology Procurement in conjunction with CIPS
  • September 2019 : Teams as a collaboration platform
  • November 2019 : SD-WAN Overview

Subscription costs are £30 per member per annum, running from 1st January to 31st December. This is run as a “not for profit” forum, with any profits made being donated to local charities, to date we have raised:

  • May 2019 : £100 for Multiple Sclerosis  

If you would like more details, please get in touch with Phil Clark, chairperson, via email – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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