Translating the Perfect Storm: Cloud Infrastructure Strategy

Presented by

Glenda Canfield and Jason Langone, Director, Virtualization, Cloud Storage, MicroTech

About this talk

Networks, hardware and software are all coming together at the right time to enable enterprise IT shops to become profoundly more scalable, flexible and efficient. Before jumping headfirst into the cloud, companies must address a number of key issues, and take medium and long-term use cases into account in order to create a sustainable infrastructure strategy. Join industry veterans Glenda Canfield and Jason Langone as they present the most important trends in IT which should dictate the direction of your cloud strategy. Key topics covered will include: - Application adoption trends now and in the future - Scaling up and scaling down your infrastructure - Allowing for the flexibility to allocate resources to public, private, and/or hybrid clouds - Setting company-wide protocols to ensure consistency - Preparing a cloud exit strategy - Designing your infrastructure to support mobile devices - Security considerations from application to server and storage

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