After the success of our last session, the UK Cloud Infrastructure User Group team are excited to announce our next meetup on Wednesday 26th of April - Cloud Security: Moving your IT-infrastructure to the cloud with Microsoft Azure and Office 365, kindly presented by Gemma Allen from Barracuda.As usual, free pizza and beer will be provided and there is a great opportunity to network with our speaker and fellow members at the end of the session. We look forward to seeing you there!
About 'Cloud Security: Moving your IT-infrastructure to the cloud with Microsoft Azure and Office 365'
As one of the major cloud providers Microsoft Azure has a big adoption rate in a lot of businesses around the world. Customers are moving parts of their infrastructure from their own datacenter(s) to the Azure Cloud. Developers, system engineers, network engineers and security staff are all effected by this change. On premise network engineers have been building secure networks for years. Obviously they want to extend and reuse this knowledge in the cloud. They are talking about network firewalls, network segmentation, vlan’s. However in the Azure cloud this is slightly different and some of the trusted mechanisms are unavailable. In this talk we go in-depth on the various Azure networking options and how establish secure connectivity between Azure and various on-premise locations. Then we review the new security options available for PaaS and SaaS services, such as how you can enhance the security of Office 365 and protect your companies data as it moves to the cloud.
As a Consulting Sales Engineer Gemma Allen is specialised in all the cloud solutions provided by Barracuda Networks. In her current position she is providing pre-sales advice to Barracuda customers as well as working with development and product management to improve the products and solutions. Gemma has experience with a variety of IT environments and technologies, most recently specialising in Public Cloud infrastructure.
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