What You’ll Learn in This Webinar

For many IT organizations, data center migrations are not just confined to moving to the public cloud but are also about modernizing their application landscape to keep pace with digital business. A cloud migration sets the stage for the entire transformation -  and while this can be where most enterprises stumble, there are factors to consider that can lower risk and accelerate the benefits.

Join industry analyst Bill McNee, Managing Principal of McNee Associates, Sal Jamil, Velocity CTO and EVP/General Manager of Cloud Services, and Ryan Boyer AWS Partner Solution Architect, as they discuss data center migration strategies and best practices, as well as:

Why public cloud for enterprise workloads? Concerns versus benefits.

How to kick start your cloud journey and minimize risk

Accelerating the benefits while transitioning the organization to become more agile and focused on digitization

About The Hosts

Bill McNee
Founder and Lead Analyst, McNee Associates
Bill McNee is a thought-leader in business software and business computing with more than 25 years of experience as a research executive, entrepreneur and industry analyst. Prior to starting McNee Associates in 2017, Bill founded and ran Saugatuck Technology, a leading technology research and advisory firm, for more than 15 years, before its sale to Information Services Group in 2015. Prior to Saugatuck, Bill was a senior research leader at Gartner for more than a dozen years, the last five as GVP and Research Fellow responsible for guiding the firm’s overall research agenda. Mr. McNee is a proud University of Michigan alumnus.
Ryan Boyer
Partner Solution Architect, AWS

Ryan Boyer is a Solution Architect at AWS with 15 years’ experience in all things technology. At AWS, Ryan focuses on enabling AWS Consulting Partners with the expertise and experience to deliver great results to customers. In his spare time, Ryan is a DIY home automation enthusiast.

Sal Jamil
CTO and EVP/General Manager of Cloud Services, Velocity

As Executive Vice President of Technology and General Manager Cloud Services at Velocity, Sal leads the company’s cloud, technology, and product strategy, oversees Velocity private cloud infrastructure delivery and is responsible for enhancing Velocity’s Cloud Application Management Platform. 

Michael Connolly
Vice President Product Marketing, Velocity
As Vice President of Product Marketing for Velocity, Mike leads product marketing for Cloud Services including market positioning, go-to-market strategy and sales enablement.