Remove the obstacles delaying your large-scale cloud adoption

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Obstacles to large-scale cloud adoptionMany CIOs recognize the value of cloud, but there can be significant barriers to large-scale cloud adoption.

Company leaders find their organizations unprepared to migrate the optimal workloads to cloud for early success, facing security challenges they didn’t anticipate, making IT decisions that don’t make financial sense for the business, or taking a minimal or ad hoc approach to governance and organizational issues.

All these scenarios can unintentionally create sub-optimal cloud environments. Organizations looking to avoid or remove such obstacles, and free up IT resources to reinvest in more strategic projects, can join more than 20,000 thought leaders and industry experts at IBM InterConnect 2017, 19 – 23 March, in Las Vegas.

At InterConnect, speakers will discuss how organizations can prepare for cloud’s impact and ensure successful implementations. Here’s a sample of some of the featured topics in the cloud managed services area:

Learn how IBM Cloud Migration Services brings end-to-end cloud services to businesses of all sizes

If resource and skill limitations make moving to a hybrid cloud infrastructure a continuing challenge for your organization, learn how specific pre-migration preparation and migration services can ensure a successful move. Get proof from our experts in the field.

Do you know the six questions every CIO should ask about cloud managed services security?

When evaluating a cloud service provider, asking the right security questions is critical in determining if the solution is a good fit. During this breakout session, meet with our cloud security experts to understand why not all cloud providers can deliver adequate security, the six security questions you should ask and what to listen for to assure you have the right coverage.

Calculate your infrastructure savings from implementing IBM Cloud Managed Services in 20 minutes

In 20 minutes, you can get a personalized report of your potential annual savings from implementing IBM Cloud Managed Services based on your unique information. You can even select a unique estimator tool to use for SAP and Oracle landscapes.

How to stop governance and organizational issues from delaying your large-scale cloud adoption plans

Industry research and IBM experience indicate that governance and organizational issues continue to be a significant barrier to large-scale cloud adoption. This session addresses how organizations can prepare for cloud’s impact with IBM cloud governance, organization health check and framework services to shore up capability to enable and manage cloud services

Learn more about InterConnect and register. You can use the preview tool to review all sessions, based on your area of interest.

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