IT Life: Allan Alford, Mitel

Mitel chief information security officer Allan Alford talks about evolving security challenges, machine learning – and how he unexpectedly ended up with an iPhone

IT Life: Hiren Parekh, OVH

OVH’s director of cloud Hiren Parekh talks about the challenges of large-scale data processing, why he likes to keep different technologies in the mix and how the BBC Micro helped launch his career

IT Life: Giorgio Regni, Scality

Scality chief technology officer Giorgio Regni talks about cloud apps, collaborative development and the surprising way he found to improve his smartphone’s battery life