85% of organisations are committed to a multi-cloud architecture. The other 15% are probably doing it by accident. However, with every additional cloud comes increased operational complexity, a new set of interfaces, and another potential security loophole to worry about.
Help your organisation nullify these challenges and succeed in a multi-cloud world by providing the key principles, solutions, technologies, and tools that enable you to deliver services consistently, efficiently, and securely across all your clouds.
In this webinar, you will learn:
5 key principles including abstraction, standardisation, and automation ‒ the new imperatives for network operations
How planning for a multi-cloud architecture will help you avoid the pitfalls of disparate environments across multiple cloud providers
Common use cases that will give you the confidence to deploy your cloud apps in a fast, controlled, and more secure manner
Blending public and private clouds is a strategic goal for many organizations. Join us in this unique session describing how Google and Nutanix join forces to bring this objective to fruition.
We will preview how Nutanix customers can natively and instantly extend their environment to cloud services delivered from Google data centers. We will also discuss how customers can benefit from bleeding-edge technologies like Kubernetes in their on-prem infrastructure.
Blending public and private clouds is a strategic goal for many organizations. Join us in this unique session describing how Google and Nutanix join forces to bring this objective to fruition. We will preview how Nutanix customers can natively and instantly extend their environment to cloud services delivered from Google datacenters. We will also discuss how customers can benefit from bleeding-edge technologies like Kubernetes in their on-prem infrastructureRead more >
What does modernizing the infrastructure for public cloud really mean? And what does your on-premises infrastructure have to do with an off-premises public cloud? Join us for this webcast and learn why modernizing your infrastructure is part of the journey for successful adoption of cloud computing. We’ll cover how you are well positioned for success with a VMware vSphere® foundation, and can continue the journey to a software-defined approach by virtualizing across the data center from compute to storage to networking, and adding unified management for intelligent operations. Specifically you’ll learn about:
· Components of a modernized infrastructure
· How to evolve to a software-defined environment
· Use cases of modernizing the infrastructure
One of the biggest barriers to cloud adoption for IT organizations is the inability to move applications to and from the cloud. HC3 Cloud Unity is a collaboration between Google and Scale Computing, to solve this problem. By linking Scale’s hyperconverged HC3 on-prem with HC3 on Google Cloud Platform a massive two-way speedway has been created that means organizations no longer have to use or create different apps for the cloud, they can utilize their apps created for on-prem to run in the Google Cloud, which will be a game changer for end users, channel partners and MSPs globally.
• Learn how to use resources in the cloud and on-prem simultaneously
• Understand how a true hybrid model works
• Seamlessly bridge an on-prem local LAN with the private virtual network on GCP
Did you know that enterprise-grade NAS (file storage) is one of the capabilities available to users of Google Cloud Platform (GCP)? In this talk, Google's Ben Chong and Zadara's Noam Shendar will discuss VPSA® Storage Arrays and how they bring on-demand, elastic, high availability, high performance file storage to GCP.Read more >
It's not a secret anymore that cloud facilitates digital transformation and that many companies are happily embracing it - slower or faster, it really depends on the IT infrastructure already in place. What remains a mystery though, is what's next?
BrightTALK has invited experts to discuss what is the cloud of the future and which trends are worth your attention to stay ahead of the game.
Cloud goes far beyond just swiping your credit card and provisioning resources. While true on paper, as an enterprise, you face a different reality when making cloud successful within your organization. How do you unlock the cloud-fueled benefits of innovation and agility while handling compliance, security, and “Day-2” operations?
In this 40-minute webinar, AHEAD CTO Eric Kaplan and Solutions Principal Nick Colyer focus on the lessons learned in balancing culture, technology, and process when moving your organization to the cloud. Watch to learn how to avoid key pitfalls in the cloud journey, and ultimately unlock more innovation and agility. Lastly, stick around for a demo of our new managed cloud service, CoPilot, to see how AHEAD can empower your organization to innovate like a startup, but operate like an enterprise.
With cloud maturity comes operational efficiencies and endless potential for innovation and business growth. However, the complexities of governing cloud infrastructure are impeding without the right strategy. Visibility, accountability, and actionable insights are some of the most invaluable considerations. The AWS cloud clearly enables convenience and cost savings for organizations that know how to leverage its full potential. Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances (RIs), in particular, present a tremendous opportunity when scaling to save significantly on capacity but there are many considerations to fully reaping the benefits of RIs.
In this session, CloudCheckr CTO Patrick Gartlan will present issues that every organization runs into when scaling, provide best practices for how to combat them and help you show your boss how RIs help you save money and move faster.
Cloud adoption represents a major IT transformation, a shift in culture and a new way of financing your infrastructure. It presents new cost and security challenges, requiring governance and control across the organization. And it also needs a proactive team to take ownership and direction of the migration process.
In this Cloud Leaders Panel: Industry Perspectives from a CEO, CISO, & CFO, Steve Hall, VP of Marketing at CloudCheckr, will be joined by Bob Hale - CEO at Alterian, Mike Pinch - CISO at University of Rochester, and Dan Wacker - CFO at ClubReady. During this interactive discussion, we’ll uncover what the cloud means to each panel expert from their own unique perspective and learn what the key drivers are to successfully shift an organization to a cloud-first approach.
Join IDC Senior Program Director for Cloud, Carla Arend, Salesforce Director for Security Customer Engagement, Arun Singh and Forcepoint Global CTO, Nico Fischbach for a discussion on security and a cloud-first strategy. This 50-minute webinar addresses the top five information security lessons IT professionals have learned while transitioning to the cloud.
The topics covered include:
- Multi-cloud adoption: exposing challenges for security architectures
- Cloud application visibility and control
- Cloud-first and GDPR implications
- Data management and DLP in the cloud
- Leveraging User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) for protection
Offering organizations of all sizes the benefits of agility and scalability, the adoption of public cloud continues at a pace rivaled only by that of the early days of the Internet era. With the underlying premise that the public cloud is someone else’s computer, and an extension of your network this session will cover public cloud security concerns, what the shared security responsibility model really means and recommendations for protecting your public cloud workloads and data.Read more >
Data is growing fast, but your IT budgets are flat. See how you can save 70%+ of your Network Attached Storage (NAS), disaster recovery and backup costs with the Google Cloud Storage and Komprise. Learn how other customers are leveraging the cloud to transparently archive cold data, lower DR costs and shrink backups.
Join us to learn:
-How to analyze your current data management and storage costs
-How to assess the ROI of Google Cloud Storage in your environment
-How to transparently leverage GCS with your current storage - zero disruption
-How Komprise works
-How you can get started today
The cloud era has reset expectations of enterprise IT services. Internal and external consumers of IT resources demand the agility and scalability of public clouds no matter what infrastructure they are using. As a result, today’s CIOs and infrastructure, Basis, and DBA teams are looking to have true cloud-like simplicity and flexibility in their datacenters to stay competitive and support their business. They must also support workloads outside the datacenter on public, hybrid and edge clouds without adding complexity.
What does this new enterprise IT stack look like, and how can organizations leverage the latest innovations as they put their datacenter and cloud strategies into practice for their SAP and non-SAP workloads? Attend this session to hear real-world examples and discussion of these topics, including:
• How to build and implement a successful cloud strategy
• When to leverage public cloud services (and when not to)
• Innovations in datacenter technologies that drive greater efficiency and performance
• The continued shift in IT consumption, and how to find the right balance between renting and owning cloud infrastructure
You’ll come away with a deeper understanding of the benefits, complications and how to confidently tackle these important business and IT challenges.
Google and Chef have come together to collaborate to manage the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) natively with Chef. Leveraging the ability of idempotency and Chef you can now declare cloud resources, using Chef, to manage GCP. By combining Chef Automate with GCP, we will show off the ability to programmatically spin up complete cloud infrastructures, without leaving Chef or the need of other tools.
This webinar will show in action the first wave of products supported deploying a complete end-to-end solution into the cloud, from the ground up, straight from Chef.
If you have Chef in your infrastructure or are interested in using Chef, your administrators, auditors, and executives will be interested in viewing this webinar.
This presentation will cover the basics of ground-to-cloud and cloud-to-cloud data migrations. We’ll show you the best ways to avoid the most common pitfalls associated with each type of move. You’ll learn how simple it can be to sidestep the dreaded problem of vendor lock-in, and you’ll see how to use automation to your greatest possible advantage.Read more >
You put your data where? Protecting your data in the hybrid cloud.
We’ve heard it before: “I can’t use the cloud because my data won’t be secure or compliant!” You might feel the same. Many companies struggle with this challenge, yet even government agencies with the strictest data privacy requirements use the cloud.
In today’s rapidly changing world, how can you tell which clouds and cloud types are right for your organization’s needs, now and in the future? Wouldn’t it be great to use a public cloud for more workloads, even those with sensitive data and compliance requirements?
In our webcast, "You Put Your Data Where? Protecting Your Data in the Hybrid Cloud," we will share how public organizations with strict data privacy regulations leverage and deploy hybrid cloud to meet their business needs. NetApp’s partner 1901 Group will speak about a government law enforcement agency that has deployed hybrid cloud to gain better access to compute capabilities while keeping legal data under lock and key. Additionally, BriteSky, a Canada-based service provider, will discuss how they help customers use cloud resources and still maintain sovereignty over their corporate data.
Whether you’re a public or private company, government agency, U.S.-based or multinational organization, this informative webcast will help you put your data where it's accessible to cloud infrastructures yet fully protected. Join us to learn how NetApp and our partners help people like you meet data compliance and data sovereignty requirements and deploy cloud architectures to suit your business needs.
With the promise of agility and reduced costs, organizations are counting on cloud computing to help with their digital transformation. Yet organizations continue to get sticker shock when they move applications and workloads from on-premises to public cloud.
TrueSight Cloud Cost Control provides visibility into current and future costs, simulated migrations and the insight needed for optimization resources. Keep your digital transformation on track by eliminating surprises and wasted operating spend with TrueSight Cloud Cost Control.
Join this webcast with BMC Software Product Manager, Shyamal Patel, as we discuss how to accelerate your digital transformation and cloud migration strategies without the high price tag.
It’s not an illusion. The increase in cloud app adoption has increased the exposure to your most sensitive data. Our Shadow Data Report covers the key trends and challenges to consider so you can deal with the risks head-on and still maintain the benefits of moving to the cloud.
Register for this webcast for insights on the top 5 threats from the report to consider as well as:
•The hidden signs of looming data breaches and where to look for them
•What kind of risky employee activity could expose your most sensitive data
•Whether file sharing, email and social or a combination change your exploitation risks
Securely Accelerate the Deployment of Services and Applications to the Cloud
Protect your workloads from threats while you protect your business from disruption.
Organisations are adopting Google® Cloud Platform - GCP™ to take advantage of the same technologies that drive common Google services. Many business initiatives, such as big data, analytics and machine learning, deployed on GCP allow you to leverage contextual data collected from billions of search engine data points. The power behind GCP, combined with agility and a global footprint, help you quickly deploy enterprise-class applications and services.
Join Justin Harris, public cloud architect at Palo Alto Networks and Matthew Thomas channel business manager at Palo Alto Networks to understand:
- How the adoption of Palo Alto Networks® VM-Series on GCP allows
you to embrace a prevention-based approach to protecting your applications and data.
- Why automation and centralized management features enable you to
embed next-generation security, limiting business disruption.
- How the VM-Series firewalls are deployed in the GCP, how they
complement existing security tools and deliver better security outcomes for customers.
Join us to hear from the experts on how Cloud Integration can help you accelerate digital transformationRead more >
Version 3.0 of Security for Cloud Computing: Ten Steps to Ensure Success has just been released for publication. As organizations consider a move to cloud computing, it is important to weigh the potential security benefits and risks involved and set realistic expectations with cloud service providers. The aim of this guide to help enterprise information technology (IT) and business decision makers analyze the security implications of cloud computing on their business.
In this webinar, authors of the paper will discuss:
• Security, privacy and data residency challenges relevant to cloud computing
• Considerations that organizations should weigh when migrating data, applications, and infrastructure to a cloud computing environment
• Threats, technology risks, and safeguards for cloud computing environments
• A cloud security assessment to help customers assess the security capabilities of cloud service providers
The Practical Guide to Cloud Computing is the CSCC’s seminal deliverable outlining key definitions, characteristics, and benefits of cloud computing. The heart of the guide is a comprehensive 10-step “Roadmap for Cloud Computing” containing guidance and strategies for the successful migration and deployment of cloud computing applications.
In this webinar, the authors will review each of the 10 steps in the guide and highlight the technical changes made to this latest version including the emergence of hybrid cloud, containers, serverless computing and microservices architectures.
Read the corresponding paper here: