Cloud computing is a big trend within the not-for-profit sector allowing organisations to work in a more efficient way. The Think Cloud Computing training course will address key themes and trends from the world of cloud computing, providing an open view of its pros and cons.
This training course will not be highly technical and will pay special attention on the cost implications and implementation of cloud computing.
• Definition and types of Cloud.
• Cost, including CAPEX vs. OPEX.
• Data protection.
• Aspects to take into account before moving to the cloud, during, and leaving or changing provider.
• Examples of what can go wrong and how to solve it.
By the end of this course, attendees will:
• Understand the pros and cons of moving to the cloud.
• Be able to identify which cloud is best for their organisation, including the costs associated with it.
• Understand the process they have to follow when adopting this technology.
|Registration and refreshments
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|Cloud comuting trends
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|Drinks reception & canapés
||16:30 – 18:00
Head of Sales, Node4
Peter has worked with over 70 NFP organisations over the last 15 years, primarily implementing Private Cloud solutions. Peter’s areas of expertise include business requirement analysis and preparing a business case for Cloud Computing and IT outsourcing.
Resources Director, Trinitarian Bible Society
David joined the Trinitarian Bible Society as Finance Director in early 2010 after more than 20 years in local government in Wiltshire, where he held a variety of senior finance and management roles, including IT responsibilities. He became the Society’s Resources Director in early 2011, when he gained responsibility for all its support services, including IT. Since then the Society has been working through a programme of modernising its computer hardware, software and infrastructure, including the move to the IAAS cloud solution provided by Node4.