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Sea Level to the Cloud: Learn How to Get to New Heights

At Cloud Expo, InMage Systems’ Joel Ferman to take a closer look at the impacts of cloud adoption

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Water's path from sea level to a cloud is quite a journey and often misunderstood, similar to that of an organizations path as they traverse from a traditional on premise compute model, to public and private cloud adoption. Infrastructure changes have a ripple effect, and impact functions across an organization, not just in IT, everything from executive management, to finance - and often cause unnecessary strife and significant project delays. With the cloud, large capital expenditures are converted into monthly recurring payments, lengthy sales cycles are turned into self-service models, resource intensive POCs, turned into easy to implement free trials - the list goes on and on. These require new strategies to get projects approved, fast tracked and successful - the legacy method of yearly or quarterly budgeting, and lengthy solution testing and analysis no longer applies, but changing that mindset is no easy task.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Joel Ferman, Vice President of Marketing at InMage Systems, will take a closer look at the impacts of cloud adoption, discuss real stories of how organizations big and small have had successes and failures in getting projects approved and implements, as well as tips and tricks on how to fast track your cloud initiatives. Don't get stuck at sea level!

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Speaker Bio:
Joel Ferman serves as Vice President of Marketing for InMage Systems Inc and has more than 9 years of experience in enterprise technology, with a focus on cloud infrastructure. Before joining InMage, he was Director of Product Management at Juniper Networks, where he led a team of product managers responsible for Juniper's security management product line, including centralized SDN and cloud security management. Previously he worked at VMware, designing cloud security and software defined security products within the vCloud Networking & Security portfolio. Joel has extensive experience helping enterprises leverage public and private cloud infrastructure.

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