Understanding & Justifying Cloud Costs & Return
Date: Tuesday, December 15th at 11am PST / 2pm EST
IT is tasked to enable innovation and transformation for the business and ensure exceptional user experience, often at the same time as it faces demands for better efficiency. It’s important to understand how disruptive technologies such as hyper-converged infrastructure and private, public and hybrid cloud approaches can meet these demands
You also must know how to build a strong financial understanding and justification across deployments to alter the ingrained processes and interests surrounding the legacy environment.
Attend and learn:
- An understanding of different IT infrastructure approaches and their respective financial considerations
- How to use financial analysis as a framework to optimize IT decision-making
- In-depth breakdown of benefits realized between IT infrastructure, staff productivity, risk mitigation, workload migration, business productivity and agility, and more
Greg White, Director, Solutions Marketing, Nutanix
Greg leads workload and use case-based solutions marketing at Nutanix. He has worked in the technology industry with hardware, software and services companies for over 18 years. Greg earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
Timothy D. McCallum, Director, Customer Success Finance, Nutanix
With more than 25 years of technology business driven organizations Tim has developed an uncommon balance between IT and technology services and business objectives. Using this balanced technology-business understanding, he’s successfully forecasted services needed to help businesses stay competitive within their markets, created technology road-map service development strategies, key performance metrics, Service of Work (SOW) contract negotiations, organizational optimization and presentation communication with upper and executive level management.