Exiting The Data Center With Cloud Migration | HCLTech
Exiting the data center with cloud migration

Continuing cost pressures, made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic crisis is accelerating desire for enterprises to reduce IT costs, including retiring their data centers and reducing their infrastructure spending. This has led many enterprises to accelerate cloud migration plans and modernization strategies that replatform workloads to the public cloud environment. But the journey to the cloud, while rewarding, is fraught with potential pitfalls. This webinar will explore best practices, opportunities and challenges for exiting the data center.

  • How to conceptualize cloud migration and modernization
  • Which comes first? Move or improve?
  • Building the business case
  • How different industries are responding to the challenge of existing their data centers
  • Addressing the special challenges of mainframe migration
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Introduction to the speakers
Bill Martorelli
Principal Analyst Serving Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals,Forrester Research

Bill serves Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals, with primary research responsibility for application sourcing strategies. In this role, Bill advises Sourcing & Vendor Management Professionals on successful outsourcing and service management strategies involving both global and offshore/nearshore providers.  Bill has more than 15 years of experience in technology and business consulting. He came to Forrester with the acquisition of Giga Information Group. Bill has written numerous groundbreaking reports on service delivery issues and trends and has delivered many well-received presentations on a variety of topics, including successful applications outsourcing and business process outsourcing strategies. He has been quoted frequently in both industry and business publications, including BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Investor's Business Daily, and the Financial Post.

Sanjay Singh
Sanjay Singh
Sanjay Singh heads the HCLTech Google Ecosystem Business Unit. A senior executive with over 2 decades of experience, Sanjay has been with HCLTech for almost 16 years, working across multiple portfolios and industries such as retail, manufacturing, hi-tech and cloud. His success stories include strong growth with key partners and successful relationship development with top brands. He has an extensive track record in diverse, services-oriented global accounts, with specialization in technology consulting and platform business.
Nima Badiey
Nima Badiey
Heading Anthos partnership at Google Cloud
Nima Badiey heads the Anthos Partnership team at Google, responsible for strategy, recruitment and go-to-market success with Google’s technology, consulting and platform partners. He is a 20+ year veteran of the computer industry with various leadership, product, marketing, and operations roles at Pivotal, VMware, Joyent, SixApart, Flickr, Deloitte, Sun Microsystems and Boeing. Nima is a graduate of Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA with degrees in Engineering and Business. 
Barbara Call
Barbara Call
Sr. Director, Content Operations & Strategy, Strategic Marketing Services IDG
Senior communications professional with extensive & varied experience in content strategy and development, brand messaging, and visual design. Expert strategist, editor, writer, and project manager for digital content of all types. Naturally curious "journalist-turned-storyteller.” Published author of 7 books and ghost-writer for dozens more.