Confidence In The Cloud - The Update

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Hello folks,

Business executives and IT professional in Canada have been asking questions since Microsoft Azure was first introduced to them.

  • What is cloud computing?
  • Where are the Datacenters?
  • Who has access to my data?
  • Am I allowed to put data in the cloud?
  • What about the Patriot Act?...

Last year we put together a short 4 part series that address these concerns and more. With the help of John Weigelt, National Technology Officer for Microsoft Canada we covered the misconceptions of cloud computing, the perceived blockers and present to IT pros the facts about the process to adopt Microsoft Azure.

A Year has past now, new datacenters have been announced for Canada. So it is time for an update. join us as we revisit this very important topic.  if you want to review the original 4 modules the link are below.


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Pierre Roman


Module 1

In this module we tooked a look at the challenges that enterprises have with cloud computing. We looked at some misconceptions, barriers, and the CxO agenda in a cloud world.

Module 2

In this module we reviewed the real definition of cloud computing and how they relate to IT and business units. We looked at common myths about the cloud and what computing patterns are well suited for the three cloud computing models that Microsoft Azure provides

Module 3

This module elaborated on privacy and security issues with the clouds. And what safeguards Microsoft is putting in place to address these issues. We also covered how we mitigate the risks and how the legal and legislative landscape is setup to ensure that these risks are addressed

Module 4

In this module we covered the legal environment and policies (without making any interpretations) of Canada and the Canadian Provinces. How it applies to cloud computing and what you need to know to be compliant while taking advantages of Microsoft Azure.



Azure, CxO, Canada



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