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3rd Monday Event

COVID-19 LESSONS LEARNT FROM AN AGGRESSIVE CLOUD MIGRATION STRATEGY by Andy Edwards

Date: Monday, 20th July 2020
Time: 19:00 (tea & coffee available from 18:30)
Location: Webinar
Price: Free! (non-members welcome)
Status: Going Ahead

Details

How did a large Utility's aggressive cloud migration strategy enable home working for most office based staff during the COVID-19 lockdown. What worked, what caused the most problems and do cloud services really deliver what they claim when your backs are against the wall? Personal experience from the front line during this unprecedented test of disaster plans, cloud scaling and 90% home working.

Andy Edwards has previously presented to the Corporate IT Forum (CITF) and has kindly agreed to present to the Notts and Derbys branch of the BCS, this evening.

Andy is an information technology expert skilled in the Cloud, Big Data, IT Strategy and Digitisation, with a demonstrated history of working in the oil and energy industry.

His current work focus is around public Cloud, microservice architecture and Industrial IoT. At heart, Andy is a lover of complex problems and IT just happens to have some of the best.

All members will be emailed news regarding webinar events. Registration details will be included in the email.

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About the Presenter

Andy Edwards (LinkedIn) is a colleague to another of our speakers, Paul Stevens, working for a large international utility company, where he is Head of Platform Operations; responsible for cloud platform operation and design, with a main focus around Docker, Kubernetes, IoT and Cloud Automation.

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