DISC 2011 Pre-Conference Day by Dawn Wolf, Diocese of Sioux Falls

Join us for a day focused on all that cloud computing has to offer.    One half of the day authorized Google trainers will share what cloud based products and services Google can offer our organizations.   The other half of our pre-conference day, members of Microsoft’s Education team will share what products and services they have to offer.

Some of the areas they will focus on are:

  • Overview of current and upcoming products and services
  • Pros and Cons of being in the cloud
  • What to look for in a cloud provider
  • Cost comparisons
  • Backups in the cloud, is tape dead?
  • Security considerations
  • Private vs Public Clouds
  • When “the cloud” is not the answer
  • Enhance your IT skill set