Welcome to the Cloud Files: A Virtustream Podcast Series

Digital transformation may be a no brainer for enterprises today, but how do you get there? While there are more tools and strategies than ever before, CIOs now face choice overload, paralyzed by the complex decision-making process.

To help navigate the chaos, Virtustream is kicking off a new initiative to help CIOs tackle these issues: The Cloud Files, a podcast series dedicated to discussing the most pertinent topics for CIOs today at Fortune 500 companies. 

Episode 1 - Big Data: Virtustream's Rob Bissett, George Anadiotis, ZDNet contributor and founder of Linked Data Orchestration, and Derrick Harris, ex-Fortune and Gigaom reporter and founder of ARCHITECHT, discuss the state of Big Data deployments in the enterprise, the impact of GDPR, strategies for success, and whether one-size-fits-all solutions are a good fit.   

Episode 2 - State of Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Virtustream’s Rob Bissett, 451 Research’s Melanie Posey and eWEEK’s Chris Primesberger discuss the history of Enterprise Cloud adoption, what’s driving CIO focus on enterprise cloud and how that’s changing over the years.

Episode 3 - EMA Selects Virtustream As Top Three Vendor: Virtustream’s Rob Bissett and Enterprise Management Associates’ Torsten Volk discuss EMA selecting Virtustream as a Top Three vendor for delivering a solution that provides customers with access to an enterprise-class hybrid cloud.

Episode 4 - Consider the Economics: Virtustream's Rob Bissett is joined by two of the world’s leading experts on cloud economics – Owen Rogers, Research Director at 451 Research and head of the firm's Digital Economics Unit, and James Mitchell, CEO and co-founder of financial cloud broker Strategic Blue – for a discussion on cloud pricing, the optimization process, how to price risk and more.

Study Highlights

Current State of Cloud Migration – answering the what, when, how and why

Migration Challenges – performance, cost and security/compliance

Solutions – how other enterprises are achieving their migration goals

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