Parallel sessions


Parallel sessions 1 - Thursday 14:15


Quantifying the value and cost of cloud (Ark Royal)

Louise Wain, Head of Business & Commercial, Jisc.

Louise will discuss the value proposition of cloud, getting over the capex to opex shift and looking beyond the costs to help quantify the impact of cloud on your business. A session to support your digital strategy, increase your financial knowledge and understand the value-based business case.


C)oVirt'ly Moving to Hyper-V & Kubernetes. (John Charles 1&2)

Alex Goffe, ICT Services Manager, Keele University   

The Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences at Keele University has been virtualising servers using Linux tools for a number of years. Summer 2019 will see the move from oVirt to Hyper-V and the introduction of containerisation for most services & applications. '(C)oVirt'ly moving to Hyper-V & Kubernetes' will explore the project from start to finish, the good, the bad and what to avoid.


Parallel sessions 1 - Thursday 14:50

From Smart Chairs to Satellites - The Things Are Coming!(John Charles 1&2)

Tony Weir, Director of IT Infrastructure, University of Edinburgh

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Navigating the gap between traditional IT and the Cloud: can Azure Stack help? (Ark Royal)

Tomo, Infrastructure Architect, London Business School

As we all contemplate the chasm between our existing IT and the cloud, we will all have a significant number of IaaS services that will not be cost-effective to migrate to the cloud. Faced with a requirement to do a refresh our existing managed IaaS hosting, find out why we selected Azure Stack as a platform to host VMs and how we think this will give is a path to migrate the cloud on our terms.