Can’t Miss Sessions at CloudEXPO

Hostway|HOSTING is excited to attend and present at CloudEXPO at the Santa Clara Convention Center from June 24-26, 2019, joining thought leaders from around the country to explore the latest trends in cloud technology. Our team of IT experts looks forward to interactive discussions and sessions covering the growing varieties of cloud options, including the increasingly popular hybrid and multi-cloud solutions, as well as related topics like cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, compliance, IoT, and more.

In addition to Hostway|HOSTING CEO Emil Sayegh and CISO Chris Riley’s two sessions covering the shifting trends of public cloud usage on Monday 6/24 1:55pm – 2:30pm and 11:40am – 12:15pm respectively, there are a plethora of thought-provoking presentations over the 3-day conference.

Here are 6 can’t-miss sessions to attend:

Risk Management When Migrating into a Public Cloud Provider | Monday, June 24 • 4:00pm – 4:35pm

When it’s critical for data and applications to exist within a compliant environment, cost becomes a major concern during cloud migration. In this session, gain a better understanding of how to evaluate and mitigate risk rather than compromising on compliance standards or losing control of costs.

Why you should attend:

  • Take a step-by-step approach for better risk management during migration, including information on:
  • Building a business case
  • Classifying the requirements
  • Setting expectations
  • Managing security, usability and cost
  • Considerations on compliance and audits

Not Your Mother’s Cloud: Best Practices for Enterprise Hybrid Cloud | Tuesday, June 25 • 8:30am – 9:05am

A recent survey found that large companies (1,000 employees or more) were more likely to experience a migration failure than smaller organizations, due in part to the more complex systems with multiple servers, databases, and applications. Learn from real-life experiences architecting hybrid cloud solutions in this Tuesday morning session.

Why you should attend:

Focusing on the key patterns gathered from hybrid cloud successes and struggles, attendees will find valuable takeaways to support, future-proof, and automate a smoother hybrid cloud experience in today’s ever-changing IT landscape.

The Era of Digital Transformation | Tuesday, June 25 • 8:30am – 9:05am

Looking towards the future with AI, machine learning, and IoT, digital transformation becomes much broader than just individual organizations moving to the cloud. This session will take a deeper look at the big picture issues with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), the equally big ambitions to augment its practically untouched 30-year old architecture, and how this has the potential to help your business perform better.

Why you should attend:

Gain an important understanding of foundational components in common IT challenges such as performance, scaling, convergence, and networking – and the innovations at the forefront to resolve these issues. Be in the know on the grand scale digital transformation for BGP.

Why the Cloud is Perfect for Data Protection | Tuesday, June 25 • 3:40pm – 4:15pm

Studies find that 66% of IT professionals say security is their greatest concern for adopting an enterprise cloud platform. In this presentation, W. Curtis Preston, also known as Mr. Backup, calms any concerns with detailed benefits of cloud-based data protection and management along with how to decide if a cloud solution is right for your organization.

Why you should attend:

  • Get answers to these 3 major cloud questions:
  • What is the key advantage for cloud data protection?
  • What advantages beyond protection can the cloud provide for data storage?
  • How can the cloud improve disaster recovery strategies?

The Great Migration: Retreat From the Cloud Sacrificing Security? | Monday, June 24 • 11:40am – 12:15pm

As more and more enterprise businesses are opting out of public cloud for more flexible options like hybrid and multi-cloud, data protection during migration doesn’t always get the amount of planning it deserves. Don’t let cybersecurity issues surprise your organization during cloud migration! Led by Hostway|HOSTING CISO Chris Riley, find out what areas are often overlooked in this informative session.

Why you should attend:

  • Identify and unravel key areas of concern enterprise organizations need to remember for any digital transformation, including:
  • Compliance
  • Blending service and deployment models
  • Management and governance
  • Complications in re-entry to cloud environments
  • Protocols and enforcement

The Great Correction: Why Are Some Enterprises Fleeing the Public Cloud? | Monday, June 24 • 1:55pm – 2:30pm

Presented by Hostway|HOSTING CEO Emil Sayegh, this session covers one of today’s pivotal trends: enterprise organizations shifting away from the public cloud and moving instead to hybrid and multi-cloud solutions. Sayegh aptly predicted hybrid cloud becoming the new normal—a recent Forrester report found 74% of enterprises describe their strategy as hybrid or multi-cloud—but what is driving this mass exodus from one cloud solution to the other? Learn how the cons started outweighing the pros of public cloud in this insightful session.

Why you should attend:

Get an insider’s perspective on the challenges enterprise businesses face when operating in the public cloud. Hostway|HOSTING CEO shares his firsthand experience supporting and strategizing new solutions with enterprise customers throughout his 20 years in the industry. The list of complaints may be more familiar than you expect for your own organization.

Stop by and say hello!

As the premier conference in the cloud technology space, Hostway|HOSTING is honored to present alongside our industry peers and share our collective knowledge with the hundreds of CloudEXPO attendees. All of the thought-provoking topics and engaging interactions happening in sessions and on the exhibition floor make this a one-of-kind event not to be missed. Be sure to visit booth 618 to learn more about how Hostway|HOSTING can help guide your organization’s cloud journey.

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