Achieving productivity without an on-premises infrastructure: Mission Impossible?

The daily announcements from Microsoft on cloud-based opportunities for organizations, might give you the idea that your organization might be able to achieve productivity without an on-premises infrastructure, too. How do you, as a system administrator for a large organization, embrace these new possibilities and get rid of the square footage, cooling needs, firewalls and even your Domain Controllers? Can you go 100% cloud?

Dive into the full stack of Microsoft cloud possibilities and impossibilities with Sander Berkouwer (Directory Services and Enterprise Mobility MVP) and Raymond Comvalius (Windows IT Pro MVP). With their 'Trust, but verify' view on these items, they'll share their real-life experiences with bringing organizations to the cloud, embracing a dual cloud provider strategy and the often-overlooked exit strategies you'll need to have.

Find out why Group Policies, VPNs and typical file servers are rapidly becoming remnants of a long gone era in systems management and productivity. In the process, gain an end-to-end overview, featuring the latest and greatest Windows and Azure technologies to achieve the goals on your organizations horizon.

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Session information

Track: Cloud Platform
Time and date: 02/02/2018, 14:00
Location: Cloud Platform 2 (Room 4)

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Raymond Comvalius

Company: NextXpert
Position: MVP

Sander Berkouwer

Company: SCCT
Position: Active Directory aficionado