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Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Cloud Computing Strategies - The Next Generation

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

April 3, 2014

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

  • Choosing Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Readiness: What it Takes to Enable the Business for Cloud Consumption

  • Cloud Computing: How We Developed and Executed Kellogg’s Global IT Cloud Strategy

  • Leveraging the Cloud for More Efficient Network Services

  • How IT Can Leverage the Cloud as a Business Enabler for the Enterprise

Conference Program

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

Dallal

9:00am-10:00am

How to Determine Where Cloud Computing Fits in Your Organization

Eytan Dallal, Director, Bureau of Technology, Cook County Government - Illinois

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 organization’s 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

Freedman

10:30am-11:30am

Choosing Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing

Avi Freedman, CTO, ServerCentral

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

In this session attendees will learn how to: 

  • Current Enterprise Trends
  • Differences; Pros and Cons of Alternatives
  • Enterprise Cloud Solution Requirements
  • Where to Get Started?
  • Integrating with Existing Infrastructure
  • Find the Hidden Costs with Cloud




Sumar

11:30am-12:30pm

Cloud Readiness: What it Takes to Enable the Business for Cloud Consumption

Annur Sumar, Practice Lead/Consultant, Former VP-IT, Duff & Phelps

Everyday more and more businesses are starting to leverage cloud platforms and technologies. While productivity and efficiencies can increase, so can the challenges. What effective strategies can businesses use to avoid a number of challenges and better capitalize on the benefits/opportunities?

In this session, attendees will learn about:

  • The key drivers around Cloud that enable and attract the business
  • The challenges involved and what it takes to move the business forward
  • Strategic areas of focus to maximize business value
  • Building blocks to deliver applications and technology as a service
  • How to develop a framework to help the business capitalize on new opportunities




12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

McIlwain

1:30pm-2:30pm

Cloud Computing: How We Developed and Executed Kellogg’s Global IT Cloud Strategy

W. Stover McIlwain, Senior Director, IT Infrastructure Engineering, Kellogg Company

In this session, Stover McIlwain, will share his experiences as to how he and his team built their cloud architecture and infrastructure. Areas that will be covered include:

  • successes
  • lessons learned
  • actual experiences implementing workloads
  • security & performance aspects






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

Koeneman

3:00pm-4:00pm

Leveraging the Cloud for More Efficient Network Services

Chris Koeneman, Vice President, Bluesocket Business Group of ADTRAN

The Cloud has changed the economics around the data center but what is its impact on networking? Applying the power and flexibility of the Cloud for networking starts with understanding network virtualization. Network virtualization has made great strides in the past two years and is reshaping networking in the way virtualization reshaped computing. But what does a virtualized network look like? Where should an IT department start and what are the benefits?

In this session attendees will learn:

  • The fundamentals of network virtualization and how it differs from server virtualization
  • The principles of network virtualization
  • How network virtualization enables cloud networking
  • An ideal spot in the network to apply network virtualization and cloud networking
  • Case studies





Cardenas

London

Rettig

Szoke

Barkat

Tate

4:00pm-5:00pm

How IT Can Leverage the Cloud as a Business Enabler for the Enterprise (Panel)

Moderator:
Sean Cardenas, VP, COHO Data
Panelists:
Andrew London, Enterprise Architect, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
David Rettig, Infrastructure Technical Team Lead (Technology Manager), ITT Educational Services
Peter Szoke, Manager of Information Technology, United Conveyor Corporation
Sufel Barkat, Global Finance ERP Executive, GE Healthcare
Troy Tate, IT Security Manager, CTS Corp.
and other professionals from IT departments

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: $279.00 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.