Weathering the storm: Leveraging cloud for business continuity

Part of the For Cloud Professionals podcast series

The current environment is unprecedented–at least in modern times, and organizations need a strategy for continuity. With its ability to scale to need, cloud can help. Also key will be rethinking operational and IT strategies in the new normal when things settle down.

Weathering the storm: Achieving business continuity with cloud

We face unprecedented times and no one is sure what will happen next. That’s why organizations are in critical need of strategic direction and business continuity. Keys steps include leveraging cloud technologies where possible, making the most of the technologies already in place, and providing ongoing communication and support for employees. In this episode of the podcast, David Linthicum and Mike Kavis discuss some of the challenges companies face and some core technologies and strategies that will be crucial in achieving business continuity—especially as more work moves to a remote model.

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For Cloud Professionals, hosted by David Linthicum, provides an enterprise-level, strategic look at key issues impacting clients’ businesses. David, ranked as the #1 cloud influencer in a recent Apollo Research report, has published 13 books on computing, written over 5,000 published articles and performed over 500 conference presentations, making his expertise on the power of cloud simply undeniable.

As a pioneer in cloud computing, Mike Kavis leads Architecting the Cloud, which offers insights from the POV of those who’ve had hands-on experience with cloud technology. Mike’s personal cloud journey includes leading the team that built the world's first high-speed transaction network in Amazon's public cloud—a project that ultimately won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge.

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