In this on-demand webinar, Velocity’s Executive Vice President of Technology Sal Jamil is joined by guest speaker, Forrester Principal Analyst Lauren E. Nelson, to discuss the best practices for conquering the challenges of cloud migration. This webinar will explore the scope of migration for SMBs and enterprises, the applications that are actively moving to the cloud, and the skillsets required to achieve a successful migration.

Who Should Watch:

  • Those interested in a hybrid cloud strategy
  • Those considering migrating an existing workload to the cloud
  • Those concerned about cloud security

Key Takeaways:

  • Cloud migration is harder than cloud adoption
  • Cloud migration strategies rarely take a one-size-fits all approach
  • Achieving higher performance requires application specific expertise


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Lauren E. Nelson, Principal Analyst at Forrester

Lauren-Nelson-Forrester-Headshot Lauren E. Nelson, Forrester's private infrastructure-as-a-service   (IaaS) cloud lead, is an analyst based in Cambridge, Mass., serving   Infrastructure & Operations Professionals. Her coverage area spans   the IaaS space with extensive knowledge of solutions (including  internal private, hosted private, and public IaaS), enterprise adoption trends, the current state of cloud standardization, and cloud metrics creation. Her coverage also includes strategic right sourcing of applications, cloud strategy development, customer use cases, cloud adoption trends, cloud economics, and the green implications of cloud computing. Lauren has advised hundreds of enterprises on these topics through speeches, workshops, webinars, inquiries, advisory, and reports.

Sal Jamil, EVP of Technology at Velocity

Sal-Jamil-Velocity-Headshot  As Executive Vice President of Technology at Velocity, Sal leads the      company’s technology and product strategy, oversees       Velocity private cloud infrastructure delivery and is responsible for   enhancing Velocity’s Cloud Application Management Platform. Prior to  joining Velocity, Sal served as Chief Technology Officer for Locaweb (largest Cloud provider in South America). Before that, he was the Chief Operating Officer for Applications on Demand for IBM. Sal also served as a Group Vice President for Oracle’s Consulting team focused on Technology, Industrial, Automotive and Aerospace verticals. Sal is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in Management & Computer Integrated Manufacturing and a Master of Science in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.