UPCOMING EVENTS

Cloud Migration Strategies

 

Strategies for managing the journey.

 

September 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:

  • Digital Transformation: How Business & IT Should Think About Cloud Migration
  • Determining the Level of Integration- Shallow Integration Versus Deep
  • Single Cloud Provider Versus Multiple Cloud Providers
  • Creating a Data Migration Plan
  • Establish Cloud KPIs- Performance Reality Versus Expectations
  • How to Calculate the Cost of a Cloud Migration
  • Best Practices for Designing the Securing of Your Cloud Infrastructure
  • Cloud Migration Could Be Your Dress Rehearsal for IT Disaster Recovery

 

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 – 8:30am: Registration and Continental Breakfast


8:30am-9:20am: Digital Transformation: How Business & IT Should Think About Cloud Migration

 

Robert Christiansen, VP, Client Advocate – Office of the CTO, HPE

 

Digital transformation is changing how organizations in every industry approach their business strategy, serving as the foundation of their technology initiatives. Key among this includes cloud adoption, which is not just about IT savings, but where organizations are leveraging new ways of doing business for competitive advantage.

 

In this session, attendees will learn how IT:

  • can take a leadership role with the business
  • capitalize on the business opportunities of the cloud
  • lay the groundwork for a smooth transition
  • find opportunities for innovation

 


Christiansen


9:20am -10:10am: Determining the Level of Integration- Shallow Integration Versus Deep

 

David Musci, Director of Cloud Engineering, Hitachi Vantara

 

When you move an application from on-premise to the cloud, there are two ways you can migrate your application—a shallow cloud integration, also known as, ‘Lift and Shift’ or a deep cloud integration.

 

In this session attendees, will learn which approach best suits their environment.

 


Musci


10:10am -10:40am: Refreshment Break


10:40am-11:30am: Single Cloud Provider Versus Multiple Cloud Providers

 

Michael Rymkiewicz, Vice President, Dito

 

When migrating your applications to the cloud, leveraging a single cloud provider is relatively simple, however, the challenge is vendor lock in. Leveraging multiple cloud providers may help you avoid vendor lock-in, however, it can get more complicated as there are several different models for leveraging a multitude of providers.

 

Pros and cons of different approaches will be discussed as well as the different models.

 


Rymkiewicz


11:30am-12:20pm: Creating a Data Migration Plan

 

Tom McKowen, Cloud Computing Architecture, US Signal
Jim Schuyler, Inside Solution Architect, US Signal

 

Migrating data is one of the most challenging parts of a cloud migration. The location of your data can significantly impact the performance of your application. Moving your data to the cloud when the data-access methods are still primarily on-premises can impact performance. Similar performance issues may occur if the data is still on-premise but the service accessing it resides in the cloud.

 

In this session, attendees will learn best practices for data migration.

 

        
McKowen     Schuyler


12:20pm – 1:10pm Luncheon


1:10pm-2:00pm: Cloud Watch Points- Security Stumbling Blocks to Watch Out For

 

Derek Milroy, Sr. Security Engineer, U.S. Cellular

 

In this session, Derek Milroy, at CAMP IT regular speaker will share his thoughts on the security stumbling blocks to be aware of when going through a Migration.

 


Milroy


2:00pm – 2:50pm: Cloud Migration Could Be Your Dress Rehearsal for IT Disaster Recovery

 

Marc Kreppel, Area Manager, Zerto

 

Day-to-day threats can destroy data and ruin a business. That’s why it is critical for all businesses to have a current, active disaster recovery (DR) plan. If you’ve completed a cloud migration project, perhaps it was your dress rehearsal and your chance to see how well prepared you really are.

 

In this session, attendees will learn to adapt their BC/DR plans to support Cloud Migration.

 

Areas that will be covered include:

  • Server operations failover and failback
  • Production application-specific operations failover and failback
  • Production database operations failover and failback
  • Production workload failover and failback
  • Workload onboarding into public cloud
  • Software and data dependency discovery and mapping
  • Critical path analysis of recovery and continuity workflows
  • Production data consistency and integrity assurance
  • WAN throughput and latency optimization

 


Kreppel


2:50pm – 3:20pm: Refreshment Break


3:20pm-4:10pm: Best Practices for Designing the Securing of Your Cloud Infrastructure

 

Ryan F. O’Halloran, Chief Technology Officer, Access One, Inc.

 

As enterprises move their applications and data to the cloud, executives increasingly face the task of balancing the benefits of productivity gains against significant concerns about compliance and security.

 

Security in the cloud is not the same as security in the corporate data center. Different rules and thinking apply when securing an infrastructure over which one has no real physical control.

 

Areas that will be covered include:

  • End-to-End Encryption for Data in Transition and Data at Reset
  • Ongoing vulnerability testing
  • Defined and enforced data deletion policy
  • Protective levels with user-level data security
  • VPC and VPN
  • Compliance certifications

 


O’Halloran


4:10pm-5:00pm: How to Calculate the Cost of a Cloud Migration

 


Moderator:
Brian Bushong, Senior Account Executive, American Digital Corporation
Panelists:
Kumail Razvi, Sr. Manager – Cloud Data Engineering, Discover Financial
Ryan Nikolich, Director of Network Administration, Pepper Construction Group
Nisar Syed, Director, Service Delivery, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Irene Oh, Head of IT, Museum of Science and Industry
Doug Zelinka, Executive Global Director, Infrastructure & Service Delivery, Akorn Pharmaceuticals
and other Enterprise IT Cloud Executives

 

 

A cloud migration effort is rarely simple and many enterprises underestimate the costs associated with cloud usage and migration. In this session, attendees will learn how to deal with the different Cloud costs, namely, Current application and infrastructure costs, Cloud infrastructure costs and Cloud migration costs.

 

                         
Razvi          Nikolich      Syed              Oh               Zelinka       Bushong


Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the continental breakfast, coffee breaks, and the luncheon break you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.


CONFERENCE CO-SPONSORS