IT Expert Roundtable: Cloud at Microsoft (November 2017)

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Cloud experts from Microsoft discuss modernizing applications, cultural changes that lead to digital transformation, migrating on-premises data centers to the cloud, security in the cloud, shadow IT, planning a move to the cloud, application development accountability, software engineering fundamentals, geo-redundancy, and more. They share candid insights and best practices about how we design, manage, and support cloud solutions at Microsoft. 

These questions — and more — are discussed during this session:

  • [01:48] Now that the cloud is a $20 billion business for Microsoft and Amazon, what are enterprise IT shops most focused on enabling in the cloud? PaaS data integration? SaaS integration?
  • [08:37] How has the migration from on-premises data centers to the cloud influenced the security approach at Microsoft?
  • [22:06] We have a large infrastructure today—how do you approach the analysis of moving it to the cloud?
  • [34:18] How has accountability changed for application development teams?
  • [44:45] How should enterprise IT think about data migration and data geo-redundancy in the cloud?
  • [55:25] What is the one key takeaway that you would like to leave our audience with today?

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