Cloud Adoption in Academia Webinar

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AWS, Cal Poly, Onica & CloudCheckr

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Enable Innovation, Optimize IT Cost & Achieve Academic Excellence Join Amazon Web Services (AWS), California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), Onica and CloudCheckr for an exclusive, invite-only event to explore how higher education entities are optimizing IT spend and leveraging the power of the cloud to boost research and innovation, develop student talent, increase academic engagement, and modernize your IT team’s skills. Agenda: Cloud Trends in Higher Education: From migration strategy to virtual desktops, disaster recovery, and infrastructure optimization, Michael Dobe, Ph.D., Senior Consultant at AWS will present on cloud trends in the higher education space and findings from leading dozens of cloud transformation projects. Case Study: Cal Poly Goes All-In on AWS: Ryan Matterson, Deputy CIO at Cal Poly discusses how Cal Poly, a nationally ranked university expects to save $3.5 million over three years by migrating to the cloud. Higher Education Offerings & AWS Funding Opportunities: Kevin Epstein, Chief AWS Architect and Evangelist at Onica and Alana Fitts, Director of Sales Strategy at CloudCheckr will discuss business challenges facing higher education institutions and possible solutions, including optimizing the costs of maintaining legacy systems, effectively aligning future IT investment priorities with critical business outcomes, getting organizational buy in for IT initiatives, the first steps to cloud adoption, and recruiting and developing the relevant IT skills and capabilities necessary to support the modern day higher education institution.

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