Enterprise IT Takes on the Cloud – Lessons LearnedDate: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time: 11:00 am PT/2:00 pm ET
Duration: 60 minutes
Sponsored by XO Communications, presented by Enterprise Connect
Are you getting the full value out of your investments in the cloud? A September 2013 commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of XO Communications and Juniper Networks showed that “only 34% of surveyed US IT decision-makers indicated satisfaction with the improvement of IT infrastructure manageability and flexibility gained by implementing cloud services.” Despite this shortfall, less than half said their organization had upgraded or refreshed their network in the last three years.
Join guest speaker and principal analyst Andre Kindness, a leading expert on network operations and architecture with Forrester Research, Inc., as he discusses the findings of the study in more detail and answers your questions.
By attending this webinar you will obtain crucial data from enterprise IT decision-makers who have implemented cloud services, and seen the effect on their networks. These insights will help you to build your business case for better alignment of your network investments with your cloud adoption plans. Key questions to be answered include:
Andre Kindness, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
Andre serves IT Infrastructure & Operations Professionals. He is a leading expert on network operations and architecture. His research focuses on networking technology and strategy, mobile network infrastructure, application delivery networking, data center convergence, and network infrastructure security. He helps Forrester clients develop and improve their strategy around infrastructure investment and optimization. His analysis balances technology with business strategy to ensure IT maximizes operational and financial efficiency.
Prior to his role at Forrester, Andre worked for 10 years in the networking industry at HP's networking division and at Cisco Systems as a networking and security marketing manager, assessing the market and driving the creation and adoption of products and solutions to solve complex business challenges.