Networkshop 2023 exhibitors

Meet the sponsors and exhibitors for Networkshop 2023.

AFL Hyperscale

AFL Hyperscale provides exceptional cabling and connectivity solutions designed specifically for data centers. With over 70 years’ combined experience in the design and manufacture of high-performance optical fiber networks, a global presence, and the backing of parent companies, AFL Hyperscale is your dependable partner to build a more connected world.

Visit or follow on Twitter @AFLHyperscale

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise provides the smart campus foundation that gives your education community a flexible, high performance, secure network built on reliable LAN and wireless LAN, complemented with advanced communications features. This easy-to-deploy network lowers costs and complexity. Plus, network analytics creates a predictive network infrastructure for an adaptive learning environment.



Alibaba Cloud, founded in 2009, is a global leader in cloud computing and artificial intelligence, providing services to thousands of enterprises, developers, and governments organizations in more than 200 countries and regions. Committed to the success of its customers, Alibaba Cloud provides reliable and secure cloud computing and data processing capabilities as a part of its online solutions.



Axians UK is a technology services partner that delivers transformative solutions to accelerate your ambitions in today’s ever-changing world. Whether you need tried-and-tested platforms or cutting-edge innovation, we commit to customer excellence and invest in long-term thinking. The strength of Axians’ global network as part of VINCI Energies means you can rely on our incredible people to deploy technology that achieves critical operational outcomes, wherever you are and whatever your need. 

Visit or find them on Twitter @AxiansUK and Facebook.

Black Box

Black Box® is a trusted IT solutions provider delivering cutting-edge technology solutions and world-class IT consulting, professional, and support services to businesses across the globe. Leveraging communications, collaboration, networking, and security technologies, Black Box brings students, faculty, and administration together on the digital campus of tomorrow.

Visit or find them on Twitter @BlackBox_NS and Facebook.

Block Solutions

Block Solutions is a technology business, offering expert consultancy, transformation and managed services across networking, collaboration, workspace, cyber security, cloud and datacentre. By taking the time to truly understand the challenges clients are facing, Block Solutions is able to make sure investment priorities are always aligned to the outcomes they're looking for.

Visit or find them on Twitter @BLOCKSolutions and LinkedIn.

BlueCat Networks Europe Ltd

Reliance on outdated, unstable network infrastructure, means you can’t scale to meet the needs of new projects, get the insights that make improvements profitable, and your Network team are fighting fires full-time when they should be driving innovation. Adaptive DNS solutions from BlueCat Networks can help turn that situation around.

Visit or find them on Twitter @BluecatNetworks and LinkedIn.

BT Plc

BT Plc empowers organisations large and small with secure and resilient connectivity, unlocking their potential to thrive and innovate anywhere in the world and connecting everyone to a brighter digital future.



Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a global leader in networking systems, services, and software. Ciena enables its customers to quickly adapt to changing digital demands. Prioritising collaborative relationships, Ciena creates open, sustainable networks that better serve all users. 

Ciena is sponsoring the drinks reception on day one of the conference.

Visit to find out more.

Circle IT Solutions

Circle IT Solutions designs, delivers and manages award-winning IT solutions for hundreds of high-profile companies and innovative public sector clients. Driven by technology, but focused on user experiences, it ensures a range of cloud and IT services are tailored to help you meet your strategic objectives.

Visit or follow on Twitter @CircleIT


Cisco is the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet. Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future.

Visit or find them on Twitter @CiscoUKI


Corelight transforms network and cloud activity into evidence that security teams use to proactively hunt for threats, accelerate response to incidents, gain complete network visibility and create powerful analytics.

Visit or find them on Twitter @Corelight_inc


Jisc has partnered with Cradlepoint as part of its ‘extending eduroam’ proof-of concept. Cradlepoint’s Cellular Intelligence has been trialled to build a reliable, secure network for fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote users in off-campus locations. A pioneer in Wireless WAN, Cradlepoint offers advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM.

Visit or find them on Twitter @CradlepointUK.

Efficient IP UK Ltd.

EfficientIP is a network security and automation company, specialising in DNS-DHCP-IPAM (DDI). Efficient IP promotes business continuity and helps organisations drive business efficiency through agile, secure and reliable network infrastructures. Its unique 360° DNS security solution protects data confidentiality and application access.

Visit or find them on Twitter @EfficientIP

European Electronique

European Electronique is a leading end-to-end technology solution provider, with vast expertise in the Education Sector, offering an extensive portfolio of ICT, Cloud, Networking, Security products and services.

They have been delivering transformational solutions to HE customers for 30+ years encompassing IT consultancy, professional services, solution design and project management. 

Visit or find them on Twitter @Euroele.

Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging ML, AI, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust its end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on the top-rated services and support to accelerate digital transformation efforts.

Learn more at or find them on Twitter @EXTR_UKI or Facebook.


2023 Enterprise Firewall Report

Fortinet scores 99.88% security effectiveness in 2023 CyberRatings.

Read the report to learn more.

Fortinet is a driving force in the evolution of cybersecurity and the convergence of networking and security. Our mission is to secure people, devices, and data everywhere, and today we deliver cybersecurity everywhere you need it with the largest integrated portfolio of over 50 enterprise-grade products. Well over half a million customers trust Fortinet's solutions, which are among the most deployed, most patented, and most validated in the industry. The Fortinet Training Institute, one of the largest and broadest training programs in the industry, is dedicated to making cybersecurity training and new career opportunities available to everyone. FortiGuard Labs, Fortinet’s elite threat intelligence and research organization, develops and utilizes leading-edge machine learning and AI technologies to provide customers with timely and consistently top-rated protection and actionable threat intelligence.

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Honeywell is a Fortune 100 technology company with operations in more than 75 countries. Building owners and operators use Honeywell’s hardware, software and analytics to help create safe, efficient and productive facilities. Honeywell’s solutions and services are used in more than 10 million buildings worldwide

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HPE Aruba Networks

HPE Aruba Networking is the global leader in secure, intelligent edge-to-cloud networking solutions that use AI to automate the network, while harnessing data to drive powerful business outcomes. With Aruba ESP (Edge Services Platform) and as-a-service options, Aruba takes a cloud-native approach to helping customers meet their connectivity, security, and financial requirements across campus, branch, data center, and remote worker environments, covering all aspects of wired, wireless LAN, and wide area networking (WAN).

To learn more, visit For real-time news updates, follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products, visit the Airheads Community.


In a world that never stops, Infoblox unites networking and security, empowering customers to deliver better performance and protection and ensure their businesses thrive. We give you unparalleled visibility and control over who and what connects to your network, and empower you to detect and respond to critical threats exploiting your DNS infrastructure.

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ITGL is a trusted digital consultancy helping education institutions transform their digital infrastructure and create opportunities for innovation. Its solutions are designed to help universities gain best value from their funding and provide the agility and creativity needed to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Visit or find them on Twitter @ITGLservices or LinkedIn @ITGL

IP Performance

IP Performance is a leading supplier, on Jisc frameworks, of customised and complex network infrastructure/security solutions to academic organisations UK-wide. They offer network security intelligence services, cyber breach workshops, free network visibility/analytics audits, IPAM/DNS/DHCP, Privileged User Access Management, automated penetration testing, plus high–performance routers/switches.

Visit or find them on Twitter @IPP_UK and Facebook.

Juniper Networks

Juniper’s AI-Enabled Campus is a comprehensive reference architecture that allows colleges, universities, and research institutions to build secure, high-performance digital learning and research networks.

Visit or find them on Twitter @JuniperNetworks.

Juniper Networks is sponsoring day one of the conference.

KHIPU Networks

KHIPU Networks is an award-winning International Cyber Security Company, which provides a wide range of next-generation network, wireless and cyber security solutions, and 24-7, 365 managed services into the education sector. Join us at Networkshop to learn more about KHIPU Networks customers and Managed Firewall Service.

Visit for more information.

Koyani Education

Koyani Education specialises in delivering e-learning solutions to schools and students in subjects suffering from a chronic shortage of teachers; these include mathematics, science and computer science.

Visit or follow on Twitter @KoyaniEducation


Logicalis turns digital transformation vision into reality as a leading global cloud managed services and business technology solutions provider.

Visit or find them on Twitter @LogicalisUKI.

Logicalis is sponsoring day two of the conference. 

Neos Networks

Neos Networks work with a wide range of businesses and government organisations to facilitate high-speed, high-capacity full fibre networks to help them run more efficiently and cost-effectively, whilst keeping pace with digital demand. The expert team provides technical excellence and innovative approaches to provide a superior network that is the cornerstone of the UK’s digital future.

Visit or find them on Twitter @NeosNetworks.

Prysmian Group

Established by Pirelli in 1879, Prysmian Group is now the largest cabling manufacturer in the world and has been at the forefront of technological innovation for power, telecom and data cabling. Prysmian has been the industry leader in optical fibre technologies since the early 1970s.


Qolcom is a specialist systems integrator of digital workplace solutions, intelligent network infrastructure and security. UK-based with global reach, Qolcom enables your digital ambitions, exploiting emergent technologies, raising productivity, improving user experience and securing your organisation against digital attack. 

Visit or find them on Twitter @Qolcom.

Roc Technologies

Roc is a UK technology business working with customers where security and the protection of sensitive data are critical. Using intelligence, capabilities, and technology to make sustainable change easy for customers through expertise in transformation, engineering and consulting services.



SCC helps clients succeed through IT transformation and exceptional customer experiences. SCC's ambition is to be the most customer and employee centric IT systems integrator in the UK.



Softcat plc is a leading IT infrastructure provider and a FTSE 250 listed company. Softcat provides organisations with workplace, datacentre, networking and security solutions combined with all the services required to design, deliver and support these on premise or in the cloud. Softcat is passionate about outstanding employee satisfaction and world-class customer service – both of which inspire a flexible, friendly approach to business.



Switchshop is a leading provider of IT networking and security solutions. Boasting high-level partnerships with tier-one manufacturers, such as Aruba, Fortinet & HPE, Switchshop can deliver the best available solutions at highly competitive prices to suit your budget. Switchshop takes a consultative, technically-led approach, providing you with some of the country’s most qualified engineers. 

Visit or find them on Twitter @SwitchShop and Facebook.


Telent is a leading technology company specialising in the design, build, support and management of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure, with a key focus on IT solutions for higher education. Telent enables organisations to create and transform the IT environment and networks that their operations, students and staff depend on.

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Wyebot, Inc.

Wyebot is the leader in AI-Driven WiFi automation, leveraging AI technology to end the time-consuming, manual process of network optimization; restoring time, money, and energy to IT teams and their schools. Proactively alerting schools to network issues and empowering IT to address problems before students and teachers are affected. Wyebot automatically detects WiFi performance issues that tend to go unreported and provide the solution using Artificial intelligence.

Learn more at or follow on Twitter @WyebotInc or LinkedIn @WyebotInc

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