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Cloud computing is transforming businesses (Feb 18th, 2014)

Cloud computing is transforming businesses. It is offering new tools and services to quickly address changing business needs with highly effective architectural, delivery, and sourcing options. Join us to explore the following trends: Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds

  • Private Cloud: * Enable a new model for IT delivery and consumption. Continue with traditional on-premise infrastructure, but allow your organization to be flexible, scalable and provide automation
  • Public Cloud: * Migrate email, calendaring, IM, SharePoint to the cloud. This includes detail assessments, migration planning, and building the infrastructure, like ADFS, needed to support a successful migration to Office 365. * Navigate and understand Azure services whether it’s about extending your datacenter by creating virtual machines and networks on Azure, leveraging Azure DR services, or extend your System Center environment to the cloud with Azure.
  • Hybrid Cloud: * Integration of public and on premise infrastructure. Available cloud services and technologies are constantly changing and enabling new use cases and deployment scenarios. This session will help you separate the marketing, the FUD and the reality. Perhaps more importantly we’ll be able to talk about which cloud technologies may make sense for you and what steps you’ll need to take for a successful deployment

Rodney Buike (Solution Architect at CMS Consulting Inc )
Rodney Buike is a Solution Architect at CMS Consulting Inc. with over 13 years of experience with customers of all sizes. Rodney has spent 4 years at Microsoft as a Technology Evangelist sharing knowledge and experience on core Microsoft technologies. Rodney's current focus is Microsoft Visualization and cloud solutions and was awarded Microsoft MVP status in System Center Private Cloud and Data center Management.

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18th Feb, 2014
Location! MSN Office, 222 Bay Street, Suite 1201, Toronto, ON, M5K 1E7
    6:00pm to 6:15pm - Meet and greet (food and drinks will be provided)
    6:30 - opening remarks from the user group president
    6:30 to 8:00pm - Main Session
    8:00 - Open Forum for Questions and Discussion
    8:15pm to 8:30pm - Wrap up and prizes.!


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