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This week Bill Murphy, chief technology officer of Blackstone Group, joins to discuss his firm’s migration to the public cloud and what he views as being best practices for going to the cloud. This is Bill’s fourth time on the show. Here are the links to his previous conversations.
A Conversation About the Public Cloud
1:45 Where is Blackstone in its cloud migration journey?
4:30 Where is the industry as a whole when it comes to cloud adoption?
6:30 How can you “do the cloud wrong”?
8:00 As these platforms become more mission-critical for everyone, how concerned are you about outages?
12:00 Beyond price, what other factors come into play when choosing between Amazon, Google or Microsoft?
16:00 What does Blackstone’s three-year cloud roadmap look like?
18:15 What were some of the lessons learned as Blackstone went down this path?
22:00 How do you build in an efficient governance layer to prevent cloud sprawl?
25:00 How do you incorporate new technologies into the overall cloud strategy?
26:30 When you start, what gets migrated first?
30:00 What’s new after the Thomson Reuters/Refinitiv acquisition?
32:00 New Year’s resolutions.
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