Oct. 24, 2019 – Fraunhofer FOKUS Berlin, Germany

Dennis Lauwers

Distinguished Engineer Hybrid Cloud Europe, IBM

Dennis Lauwers is the Distinguished Engineer for Hybrid cloud in Europe, focusing on client leadership and bringing new hybrid cloud technologies to the European market. Dennis joined IBM in 1997 and had different positions within IBM: support, system engineer, application & integration architect, ISV architect, client trusted advisor, European Technical leader and today Distinguished Engineer.

Domains of expertise: hybrid cloud solutions, edge computing, solution architecture

Domains of interest: Quantum computing, cloud technologies, application modernization

Managing applications at the edge (an operating system for Edge Computing)


As we are in need of having applications and AI in the edge, we need to find a way to deliver those applications and models in a secure and fast way. The world isn't static, so we need agility and speed to adapt our edge nodes and we need to do it at scale. A policy based management environment will help you bridge the agile challenges in the edge.