Conferences that solve current IT challenges

Cloud Computing Strategies - The Next Generation

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

September 25, 2013

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

  • Choosing Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing

  • How to Prioritize and Deliver Enterprise Applications in the Cloud

  • Cloud Performance: Strategies for Managing and Measuring Application Performance in the Cloud

  • Compliance and Security Best Practices for Cloud Computing Environments

  • How to Manage Cloud Sprawl Enterprise IT Leaders Share Their Experiences

Conference Program

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

Sumar

9:00am-10:00am

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

Annur Sumar, Consultant, Concurrency; Former VP-IT, Duff & Phelps

Change and disruption have become the norm in the industry. While productivity and efficiency can greatly increase, so do the challenges.

In this thought provoking session, attendees will learn:

  • How to make sense out all this massive change while not getting overwhelmed
  • The intricacies between cloud, big data and mobility
  • How to seize the opportunities that exist
  • How to develop a framework to help guide the business to capitalize on the opportunities





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

White 

10:30am-11:30am

Choosing Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud Computing

Brian White, Vice President of Products, Skytap 

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; Pro's and Con's of Alternatives
  • Enterprise Cloud Solution Requirements
  • Where to Get Started?
  • Integrating with Existing Infrastructure
  • Find the Hidden Costs with Cloud





Bulmer 

11:30am-12:30pm

Determining and Prioritizing Enterprise Application Readiness for the Cloud

Steven R. Bulmer, Principal Consultant, Datalink

Enterprises are adopting private cloud deployment for simple applications such as developer tools, test beds and web servers, but considering the deployment of enterprise applications in the cloud are still rather challenging, time consuming and are perceived as being high-risk. In this session, attendees will be provided with a framework for evaluating application cloud readiness from a technology, process and business governance point of view.



12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon

Meegan

1:30pm-2:30pm

ITIL & Cloud: How to Integrate Cloud Into Your ITIL Environment

Lisa Meegan, VP Service Management Solutions, CA

As enterprises begin their journey to the cloud, many have asked what will be the impact to my ITIL processes? Others are realizing that ITIL processes can no longer be ignored.

In this session, attendees will be provided with a framework to handle the challenges and changes that will be needed to work through from an ITIL perspective when migrating to the cloud.

Processes that will be covered include:

  • IT Service Continuity Management
  • Incident Management
  • Errors in applications/services
  • Errors in the cloud infrastructure
  • Release and Deployment Process



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

Badhwar

3:00pm-4:00pm

Compliance and Security Best Practices for Cloud Computing Environments

Varun Badhwar, Global Vice President, Product Strategy & Solution Engineering, CipherCloud

In order to maximize the tremendous opportunity cloud computing represents, customers must address the unique security challenges posed by cloud computing, especially when organizations have the need to comply with regulations such as PCI, SOX, or HIPAA. In this session, you will learn about the security challenges of moving your data and running your applications in the cloud and the best practices and technologies available to mitigate those risks.



Dorey

Gonc 

Leung

Sumar

4:00pm-5:00pm

How to Manage Cloud Sprawl Enterprise IT Leaders Share Their Experiences

Moderator:
Jeffrey Dorey, RSD, Central Region, NaviSite
Panelists:
Laszlo Gonc, Director Information Systems & Services, JUF
Eugene Leung, Director of Internal Audit - Information Systems, MARS IS
Kamila Bajaria, Senior Director, Infrastructure Systems, Schawk
Annur Sumar, Consultant, Concurrency; Former VP-IT, Duff & Phelps
and other professionals from IT departments

One of the many challenges IT departments are faced with is business users adopting cloud services without the knowledge of IT. How do you gain control of this growing issue? How do you working with business users to enforce policies for the protection of the enterprise?
In this session, attendees will learn from enterprise IT departments who are successfully navigating this challenge.


Conference Price: $269.00 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.