IBM Business Partner | Analyst Day

IBM invites Garry Russell, Chief Operations Officer to participate in the IBM Analyst Insights Day. Garry will be presenting Loft Group on the main stage, attending one-on-one briefings with analysts followed by joining the IBM Cloud Panel. Loft is rapidly becoming an Australian business leader and great success story on how Dynamic Cloud and the Composable business is transforming traditional IT environments. The presentation was conducted in Sydney.

As part of the Analyst Day, Garry contributed towards a panel discussion ‘Transforming business with Cloud’ Fellow panellist included – Ian Porter, Chief Information Officer Graincorp Barry Simpson, Chief Technology Officer, Coca-Cola Amatil and Facilitated by John Twine, Vice President, Industry and Value Creation,

Dean Evans, Cloud Computing Executive, IBM Australia and New Zealand. – “The Loft Group success is an excellent demonstration of the power, security and agility that cloud computing can deliver. Enabling a local company to tackle global markets, quickly adapt to changing market and technology demands and expand at an extraordinary rate. The Loft Group is now doing what previously only large companies with deep enterprise IT architectures could do. We are thrilled to be an integral part of the Loft Group journey in the delivery of global education.


About Loft Group

The Loft Group is a creative digital agency which specialises in providing business consultancy through software solutions. Established in 2007, the Australian company constructs purpose-built digital infrastructure for clients to create online communities and harness the organisation’s communications, education, and human connections into one place, accessible from any channel.

The Loft Group lives and breathes a philosophy of customer intimacy and are committed to discovery, originality and entrepreneurship. With a Melbourne-based head office, the business is rapidly moving towards becoming a trusted business consultant, software developer and IT based business with satellite offices throughout Australia.

Find out more about the Loft Group at our website:

Loft Group | Digital Education Platform

The vision of the ideal digital classroom is emerging. Loft has identified a software platform upon which an individual can engage with content through self-organised educational models and benefit from the proven social collaboration while being encouraged through sharing of their efforts by mentors and peers. The purpose of this tool is to assemble the large concepts of education and make them accessible and consumable by the individual. To give back the power of the individual to guide their own learning through new enquiry, good content and access to big data.


About IBM Cloud Computing

IBM has helped more than 30,000 clients around the world with 40,000 industry experts. Today, IBM has 100+ cloud SaaS solutions, thousands of experts with deep industry knowledge helping clients transform and a network of 40 data centers worldwide. Since 2007, IBM has invested more than $7 billion in 16 acquisitions to accelerate its cloud initiatives and build a high value cloud portfolio. IBM holds 1,560 cloud patents focused on driving innovation. In fact, IBM for the 21st consecutive year topped the annual list of US patent leaders. IBM processes more the 5.5M client transactions daily through IBM’s public cloud. For more information about cloud offerings from IBM, visit Follow us on Twitter at @IBMcloud and on our blog at Join the conversation #ibmcloud. To learn more about today’s news please read Smarter Planet blog.