CONCURRENT SESSION 1A
Wednesday 6 September 2017
Time: 1.30pm 3.00pm
Victoria University of Wellington
Journey to the cloud – Lessons from a “Cloud” Migration
In 2015 W2 went to tender for an Infrastructure as a Service partner and have spent the last couple of years completing a migration of our Line of Business systems to our Cloud in Kapua. A couple of years? Yeah, it could have moved faster.
We’d like to take you on a bit of a journey of the key stages of the project including:
This presentation is aimed at sharing our lessons with you, to help you navigate your journey, or just to build a case to migrate to a “Cloud”, or not. Join us while we sweep the dirt from under the project kimono – and hear what Paul thinks of the word “Cloud”.
Paul Fallon, W2 Shared Services Ltd (WelTec & Whitireia) with support from DXC
Paul Fallon is the CIO/CTO of W2 Shared Services, a wholly owned business of WelTec and Whitireia Polytechnics. He was brought in nearly four years ago to manage the transition of ICT Services people, processes, and technology from the two separate polytechnics, to a single shared services unit that provides efficient services to WelTec and Whitireia. Paul has worked in both the tertiary space and large private sector organisations.