RISC Networks Runs Webinar Series on Cloud IaaS Best Practices

Share Article

Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) is one of the many emerging services being offered in the cloud and there are plenty of providers to choose from. When companies are considering moving to cloud IaaS, they need to be prepared, they need best practices.

Be Prepared for The Cloud

'Using the data analyzed by RISC Networks, HP was able to pinpoint specific information about the multiple causes of the issues impacting our network performance, limitations, and configuration.' - Redstone Federal Credit Union

RISC Networks announces a Cloud Best Practice webinar series. “80 Percent of IT managers are worried about network performance in a cloud environment, and the best way to be prepared for the cloud is to arm businesses with the information needed to successfully size, scale, price, deploy and validate IaaS solutions,” said Jesse Frye, RISC Networks’ Marketing Director.

Whether a business is in the process of planning a move to a Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) environment such Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Rackspace, Dimension Data, Savvis, IBM, Profitbricks or other providers, this webinar series will help them properly analyze their infrastructure before a move and to help them take control of the process. This webinar series is valuable for cloud providers, solution providers and consultants, it sheds light on the common issues that companies face when considering IaaS, and will give some best practices that can used when implementing IaaS projects.

What They Don’t Tell You About IaaS pricing models is offered Tuesday, December 17 at 12 p.m. EST, 5 p.m. GMT. In this webinar, Jeremy Littlejohn, Founder and Chief Analyst at RISC Networks, will cover a variety of topics such as why today’s IaaS pricing models are not efficient to what information is key to a business’s success when moving to IaaS

To register, click here.

Plan Your IaaS Environment for Optimal Performance is offered Tuesday, January 8 at 1 p.m. EST, 6 p.m. GMT. This webinar will help businesses establish a performance baseline that can used to ensure that they select the appropriate server move groups and address any server or application dependencies in your strategy. The goal of this webinar is to give a set of best practices that can used when planning and executing a move to Cloud IaaS and to get the best performance out of it.

To register, click here.

What They Don’t Tell You About IaaS Pricing Models (Second Live Session) is offered Tuesday, January 22 at 1p.m. EST, 6 p.m. GMT. This webinar will cover a variety of topics such as why today’s IaaS pricing models are not efficient to what information is key to the success of moving to IaaS. Learn how to predict what IaaS components are needed as well as how to outline the runtime cost for those components. Explore how to compare Cloud IaaS cost vs. traditional on premise models.

To register, click here.

Why Network Testing is Critical for Cloud Success is offered Wednesday, February 5th at 1p.m. EST, 4 p.m. 6 GMT. Moving an IT server infrastructure to the cloud if done correctly can free up the IT organization to leverage and focus their time and resources in bringing innovations in applications and solutions to their business. If it is not done correctly and your infrastructure is not ready for such a move, the IT team could be spending that valuable time troubleshooting network problems instead. This webinar will help IT team's learn new methods of replicating expected network loads in a cloud IaaS environment and provide them with ways to ensure that their IT network will support the traffic loads they plan to place on the network before they move applications, saving both time and money.

To register, click here.

Be Confident That Your Cloud Solution is Working Well is offered Wednesday, February 19th at 1 p.m. EST, 4 p.m. 6 GMT. Don’t be caught in the trap of guessing about performance in the cloud. This webinar will cover a methodology of using IT infrastructure pre-migration performance baseline to determine if the planned cloud environment is performing at its expected levels. This webinar will explore cloud performance validation and IaaS performance assurance, to help IT managers determine if the performance of their IaaS environment is meeting their strategy metrics.

To register, click here.

If companies are unable to attend the live sessions, they can register and receive the recordings.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Jesse Frye - Marketing Director
RISC Networks
+1 (312) 488-1201 Ext: 104
Email >
since: 11/2011
Follow >
RISC Networks
since: 07/2012
Like >
RISC Networks

Visit website