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Limited Attendance: Government Only

Hindsight is 20/20. Cloud continues to be pivotal in driving the IT modernization agenda, but there are lessons to be learned from the last 18 months of cloud migrations and implementations. Join your government peers for an interactive roundtable discussion where we’ll review what cloud strategies have worked, what tools have helped agencies transition easily as well as where data migration and classification have been challenging. We will also touch on the impact of the shift from capital to O&M expenditures on the modernization timeline. Get the inside scoop on how these insights apply to the next wave of hybrid cloud implementations in your agency.

Please contact Yasmin Atef at yatef@meritalk.com or (703) 883-9000 ext. 103 if you are interested in attending this discussion […]

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In the continued push to streamline data centers, automation, artificial intelligence, and even machine learning are paving the way for smarter data centers. From helping monitor energy usage, to shifting resources, and analyzing real time metrics, today’s tools are creating efficiencies that drive optimization. Hear this panel of experts discuss more about the future of smarter data centers – from technology applications and cost-saving measures, to the value of software defined networking, and more. […]

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Data center optimization is not one size fits all. For some, success has meant lifting and shifting, for others optimization has meant outsourcing or offloading to the cloud. With a $3.6 billion shortfall in projected cost savings since 2014 consolidation targets, agencies are aggressively pursuing a variety of tactics to reduce unused data centers. Hear from leading IT experts who have made strides in diminishing their agencies’ data center footprints and what are the keys to their success. […]

Singh
Chief Technology Officer and the Information & Process Management Division Chief
U.S. Agency for International Development
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