Get started with Azure in Public Sector

Presented by

Garth Niblock, Paul Childs, Will Parsons , Wendy Marshall

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Watch Microsoft and Rackspace dispel myths, reveal benefits, and show you how Azure can modernise your organisation Within Public Sector, there’s a desire to adopt cloud services – particularly Azure. But there are unknowns. How do you start? How does security in Azure work, and what are your options? And what about all those things you’ve heard about cost management, data security, and capex versus opex? Our webinar on 6th of February at 10am will give you the lowdown on Azure. We will explain how to take your first steps in Microsoft Azure, outline the major advantages it can bring to your organisation, and dispel concerns, myths and preconceptions – so sign up now. You’ll learn: •What Azure is, what’s required to work with it, and how to begin your journey moving workloads to managed public cloud •The benefits of Azure – like speed, agility and reduced costs – and how you can focus on value-add tasks on doing away with the grind and maintenance of legacy hardware •How to transfer existing on-premises skills to Azure, and then succeed in engineering optimised, efficient solutions •Ways in which Rackspace professional services can help define for you a robust modernisation strategy in line with the Microsoft cloud adoption framework Every attendee on the day will get the opportunity to engage Rackspace and Microsoft for a free cloud economics assessment that will help forge the business case. This will help you understand your current estate, any existing challenges that can be solved when considering services in Azure and how to successfully move your workloads to Azure. On the panel: Garth Niblock- Azure Applications and Infrastructure Specialist at Microsoft Paul Childs-Technical Sales Specialist at Rackspace Will Parsons- Solution Architect at Rackspace Wendy Marshall- Senior Technical Consultant at Rackspace

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