The decision to move "to the cloud" is never simple, and implementation requires careful preparation.
With software-as-a-service now firmly established in many companies' IT strategies, CIOs' attention is turning to infrastructure- and platform-as-a-service. How can these technologies benefit your business?
And, once you have established the right mix of cloud solutions for your business model, what are the practical next steps you need to take to ensure smooth implementation and running of your cloud business?
With a particular emphasis on PaaS and IaaS, this event will look at the cloud transition in practice, from proving the benefits to all stakeholders, to SLAs and disaster recovery guarantees.
John Harris, chairman, Corporate IT Forum and Chief architect and global VP IT strategy, GlaxoSmithKline
Dan Simms, IT director, Browne Jacobson
Alan Lee-Bourke, CIO, Wise Group
Maurice Martin, director, server & cloud platforms, Microsoft UK
By eliminating high entry costs for big data analysis, you can convert more raw data into valuable business insight.
A discussion of the "risk perception gap", its implications and how it can be closed