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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Cloud Computing Strategies

Strategies to help protect and recover your organization's most critical data

March 15, 2012

9:00am-5:00pm

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Bios

Conference location: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center Rosemont (O'Hare) Illinois

Overview

Cloud computing can offer enterprises many benefits in terms of financial savings, scale, management and flexibility. At the same time there are other issues that present themselves in a cloud environment including security, compliance, data location, data availability and a host of others.

What You Will Learn

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • How to Determine Where Cloud Computing Fits in Your Organization

  • Cloud Computing: Tips for Handling Regulatory Compliance Issues

  • Cloud-Enabling Your IT Spend: Recent Trends in Storage, Networking, and Virtualization

  • How to Build and Integrate a Pragmatic and Effective Cloud

  • Cloud Computing Solutions - Relief Valve for Enterprise IT Teams

  • How to Leverage Cloud Computing for Business Benefit

Conference Program

8:00am - 9:00am - Registration and Continental Breakfast

Engates

9:00am-10:00am

How to Determine Where Cloud Computing Fits in Your Organization

John Engates, CTO, Rackspace 

Cloud computing represents a huge shift for enterprise IT organizations to addressing the many challenges that they are currently faced with. In order to capitalize on the many promises of cloud computing, organizations needs to develop the right strategy that fits their organizationís specific needs.

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How to determine what the current offerings are in the marketplace and how they fit with your needs (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, MaaS XaaS)
  • How to get started on a strategy to deliver these critical benefits, at a pace that suits your goals
  • How to evaluate which applications should be kept internal versus which should be available through the cloud
  • Differences between building their own internal private cloud versus outsourcing to an external provider
  • How to understand how the roles and responsibilities of IT will change
  • How to evaluate cloud providers
  • How to set expectations with business users
  • Pitfalls to avoid in your strategy

10:00am -10:30am - Refreshment Break

Teeft

10:30am-11:30am

Cloud Computing: Tips for Handling Regulatory Compliance Issues

Christian Teeft, Vice President of Engineering, Latisys

Cloud computing is very appealing for many different types of organziations due to its simplicity of operation, deployment and licensing options. However, before leaping into the cloud, enterprises need to think through the variety of regulatory compliance challenges that will confront them.

In this session attendees will learn stratetgies and tactics for dealing with:

  • Data location
  • SAS 70 Type II and ISO 27001 certifications for general compliance
  • Multi-tenancy and de-provisioning
  • SLAs and how to increase your level of comfort
  • How to increase visbility to the users as to what is occurring

Freedman 

11:30am-12:30pm

Cloud-Enabling Your IT Spend: Recent Trends in Storage, Networking, and Virtualization

Avi Freedman, CTO, ServerCentral 

Building clouds is the art of efficiently combining the common infrastructure components across storage, networking, and computing/virtualization to your application set.

Over the last 1-2 years, many of the commonly-available infrastructure products have been extended to better enable building flexible cloud-like infrastructures.

In this session, attendees will learn about: 

  • Enterprise application requirements
  • Private cloud architectures to support your enterprise's applications
  • Recent cloud-enabling features in storage, networking, servers, and virtualization
  • Making your core IT spend cloud infrastructure-compatible
  • Getting started providing private cloud infrastructure services
  • Issues to watch out for as you roll out your cloud platforms

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Goodwin

1:30pm-2:30pm

How to Build and Integrate a Pragmatic and Effective Cloud

Brett Goodwin, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Skytap

After setting your cloud strategy, how do you go about building your cloud?

In this session attendees will learn how to:

  • Plan, design, deliver, and optimize a responsible, reliable, and mission-critical cloud
  • Integrate with your existing architecture
  • Leverage current architectural resources
  • Determine what additional resources are needed
  • Leverage solutions to deliver CapEx, OpEx, margin, and competitive benefits for your business

2:30pm - 3:00pm - Refreshment Break

Schoen 

3:00pm-4:00pm

Cloud Computing Solutions - Relief Valve for Enterprise IT Teams

Don Schoen, Vice President-Information Systems, IT Department, ANIXTER

Cloud Computing solutions available today can address business needs without placing any significant demand on internal IS resources. While there it is important to manage these projects from IS, they can bring solutions the business needs in far less time that would be required if they were in the "work queue" of prioritized projects. This may be their main value.

In this session, Don Schoen, VP-IS, Anixter, will explain how his internal IT organization leverages cloud computing as a relief valve for the enterprise.


Kluger

Gonc

Tracy

Hunter

4:00pm-5:00pm

How to Leverage Cloud Computing for Business Benefit

Moderator:
Dave Kluger, Principal Technology Architect, StorCOM
Panelists will include:
Kim Tracy, CIO/Executive Director University Computing, Northeastern Illinois University
Adam Diab, Senior Manager of Infrastructure Contracts and Solutions, SIRVA, Inc.
Laszlo Gonc, Director Information Systems & Services, Jewish United Fund
Morgan Hunter, Transformation Director, KantarITP
and other speakers from IT departments sharing their experiences and lessons learned.

In this session attendees will learn how other enterprise IT organizations are leveraging the cloud for business benefits.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • New business applications launched
  • Cloud and effective enterprise collaboration
  • Being able to illustrate to executive management benefits

Conference Price: $259.00 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)≤, Inc.

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.