UPCOMING EVENTS

Cloud Migration Strategies

 

Strategies for managing the journey.

 

April 18, 2019

 

9:00am-5:00pm

 

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O’Hare) Illinois

  

      


Overview

 

Cloud Computing has shown tremendous benefits to organizations of all sizes, but is not without it’s pitfalls.


What You Will Learn

 

In this one day conference attendees will learn strategies and tactics that cover the following:

  • Cloud and Business Value: How to Create a Financial Model That Aligns with Cloud Outcomes
  • Cloud Architecture: Cloud-Native versus Lift and Shift
  • Don’t Let Your Cloud Migration Become a Disaster
  • Developing a Multi-Cloud Migration Strategy
  • Cloud Security Migration- Strategies to Reduce the Risks When Migrating
  • Cloud Cost Management and Negotiation – IT Executives Share Their Experiences

 

Conference Price: $289.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.



8:00am – 9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00am-10:00am: Cloud and Business Value: How to Create a Financial Model That Aligns with Cloud Outcomes

 

 

Cloud migrations can generate early ROI from transformation efforts. However, developing a clear business justification with tangible, relevant costs and returns can be challenging. This thought provoking session will help you think about what data is needed to create a financial model that aligns with cloud migration outcomes.

 

 


10:00am -10:30am: Refreshment Break


10:30am-11:30am: Cloud Architecture: Cloud-Native versus Lift and Shift

 

 

One of the many challenges facing organizations is how to adapt their enterprise architecture for cloud Cloud native describes container-based environments. Cloud-native technologies are used to develop applications built with services packaged in containers, deployed as microservices and managed on elastic infrastructure through agile DevOps processes and continuous delivery workflows. The advantage of lift and shift is that it allows enterprises to move their applications quickly and easily without having to re-architect them.

 

In this session, attendees will learn the pros and cons of each approach.

 

 


11:30am-12:30pm: Don’t Let Your Cloud Migration Become a Disaster

 

 

 

If your migration fails it is not just that suffers. The customer facing applications could spell disaster for your business. How do you prevent disaster from happening?

 

In this session, attendees will learn how organizations of all sizes need to develop a prototype, a proof of concept and a testbed as well as involving internal customers ahead of time.

 


12:30pm – 1:30pm Luncheon


1:30pm-2:30pm: Developing a Multi-Cloud Migration Strategy

 

Patrick Cannon, VP Technical Sales, US Signal

 

Adopting a multi-cloud strategy provides the enterprise with the leverage in cloud vendor relationship. When the strategy is that the workloads may end up transferring between providers, development teams can build apps that work across providers. This approach makes it easier to transfer between cloud service providers when pricing or differing capabilities make a different route more appealing.

 

In this session, attendees will learn how to design this approach.

 


Cannon


2:30pm – 3:00pm: Refreshment Break


3:00pm-4:00pm: Cloud Security Migration- Strategies to Reduce the Risks When Migrating

 

Security concerns are a common deterrent for organizations considering cloud migrations, so it’s important to plan ahead for potential breaches, failover, and disaster recovery.

 

In this session, attendees will learn how to handle the following:

  • Insuring security controls are put in place post cloud migration
  • Forcing the cloud provider to provide evidence of security and compliance certifications such as BAA’s SOC II, SSAE18, PCI AOC, etc.
  • Adapting existing security policies and procedures to account for the cloud services
  • Access control
  • Encryption
  • SLAs
  • And more

 


4:00pm-5:00pm: Cloud Cost Management and Negotiation – IT Executives Share Their Experiences

 

Panelists will feature:

Chittu Muthiyan, Director/Principal, Information Architecture, Kellogg’s
Marcin Budzik, North America IT Service Director, Signode Industrial Group, LLC
Rick Schweiger, Director Global Saas Operations, Teletrac Navman
And other speakers from IT departments sharing lessons learned

 

In this session, attendees will learn from experienced Enterprise IT Cloud Executives as to how they have successfully managed Cloud Costs and negotiations with their supplier

 


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