14 October 2021
5th edition | online
The premium business Cloud-centric conference for decision-makers and IT professionals, organized by top Microsoft Azure experts.
#CC21 is back! Join us no matter your location. We will have all sessions delivered LIVE. Stay tuned for more information!
Microsoft RDs, MVPs and industry experts
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Cloud, Data, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the pillars that will drive unprecedented transformation in every industry – and create industries we can’t even imagine yet.
The Cloud Conference aims to bring more clarity to this extraordinary potential through real-life business applications and use case scenarios, as well as meeting those who are directly involved in the field of digital transformation.
Violeta Luca, General Manager Microsoft Romania
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9:00 - 9:30
Welcome to the 5th edition
9:30 - 11:00
Accelerating Digital Opportunity
Daniel Rusen, Microsoft Romania
11:00 - 11:15
11:15 - 11:45
Migrating Enterprise Applications to Microsoft Azure
Mihai Tătăran, Avaelgo
Migrating applications is a subject that can strike fear into the heart of even the most seasoned IT technical decision-maker. There are plenty of stories of poorly executed migrations, and they often cost businesses in terms of time and money. As enterprise organizations consider migrating applications out of their own data centers and into the cloud, the level of anxiety can grow exponentially.
To take full advantage of the cloud, applications often must be completely rearchitected. While this can be a complex undertaking, the long-term gains usually far outweigh the short-term pains.
In Microsoft Azure, the availability of Well-Architected Framework, a set of Azure best practices to help build and deliver well-architected solutions on top of the Azure platform, and Cloud-Native Apps to deliver faster, accurate services on a timely basis, are a compelling argument for refactoring.
Join Mihai Tataran’s session to learn more on how Avaelgo successfully migrates enterprise applications to Microsoft Azure.
11:45 - 12:15
Eduard Pleșu & Adrian Topa, ALEF
Embrace Hybrid Work and access your Windows desktops and apps on virtually any device, from anywhere and anytime in a highly secure and flexible environment. Optimize costs as you no longer need to deal with hardware and software renewal or hardware supply and warehousing. Protect your company’s data by easily managing endpoints in a centralized environment and mitigate the risks of data breaches by accessing the data from the Cloud PC and not on devices.
Join us to learn more about Microsoft Cloud PCs, Windows 365, and Azure Virtual Desktop.
12:15 - 13:00
11 Years Later: Quo Vadis, Azure?
Alex Mang, KeyTicket Solutions
The journey of Azure through its 11 years of continuous development is a fun one, but one filled with numerous experiences and lessons. This presentation is intended to open the eyes of the audience to the evolution of Azure and the entire cloud industry over the past decade and concludes with a possible future of the cloud for the decade to come.
Join me for an entertaining conversation on how the industry evolved from using Visual Studio 2010 for configuring a cloud-based virtual machine, to using Artificial Intelligence and unsupervised learning to detect deep fakes. Brace yourselves: no cloud-typical technology will be left aside!
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:45
Machine Learning in Real-Life Projects with Microsoft Azure
Ioan Popovici, Avaelgo
From the initial technical pitch to the PoC and then production and maintenance, we are going to follow the journey of two successful real-life Machine Learning projects developed using Microsoft Azure. One project is in the multi-variate forecasting business, and the other is in the multi-class classification, computer vision business.
The journey will take you through various stages of the project, starting with problem assessment, deliverable proposal, refinement cycles in the PoC, and then the final stages of production and maintenance. All these, heavily supported by Microsoft Azure.
14:45 - 15:30
Ovidiu Pismac, Microsoft
Windows Server 2022 – latest Microsoft server operating system platform – short overview
With Windows Server 2022, you can continue to securely run workloads, enable new hybrid cloud scenarios, and modernize applications to meet evolving business requirements. Let’s dive into the new technical capabilities of Windows Server 2022 and how you can take advantage of these to modernize their server environment.
Hybrid Management and security for your infrastructure servers with Azure Arc and Azure Security Center
Azure Arc offers simplified management, faster app development, and consistent Azure services. Easily organize, govern, and secure Windows, Linux, SQL Server, and Kubernetes clusters across data centers, the edge, and multicloud environments right from Azure
Azure Security Center is a unified infrastructure security management system that strengthens the security posture of your data centers, and provides advanced threat protection across your hybrid workloads in the cloud – whether they’re in Azure or not – as well as on premises.
Microsoft 365 Track
11:15 - 11:45
Timeqode – Time-as-a-Service for People and Businesses
Alexandru Radu, Arggo Consulting
Adapting to changing conditions is an important part of our lives and our businesses. Times change and businesses change with them. If we want to achieve success as a person, company, or entrepreneur, we need to learn how to adapt.
Improving execution and tracking of key processes is critical to the survival of the company and can provide the needed edge over competitors. Successful companies invest in optimizing core processes to respond faster and deliver higher quality services to their customers while reducing operational costs and improving profitability. Now it is the best time to streamline the way your company works by mapping complex workflows, constantly changing rules and disparate data from legacy systems into a platform where processes are easy to deploy and manage.
Without requiring any programming knowledge, Arggo Consulting’s Timeqode low-code development platform enables rapid visual modeling of web applications that can then be accessed from any device.
Discover what Timeqode can do for your company no matter its activity, size, or complexity!
11:45 - 12:15
Dan Gabor, Fortinet
With networks expanding beyond the WAN edge to thin branch networks and the cloud, traditional hub and spoke infrastructure models centered around the corporate data center begin to break down. A new networking and security strategy is required that combines network and security functions with WAN capabilities to support the dynamic, secure internet access for a “work from anywhere” workforce. That strategy is Secure Access Service Edge or SASE.
FortiSASE is Fortinet’s scalable cloud-based service powered by decades of FortiOS innovations and FortiGuard Labs AI-driven Threat Intelligence delivers best-in-class security and consistent protection for the modern hybrid workforce and across all edges.
Learn how FortiSASE brings together the best in visibility, security, and orchestrated policy control for secure internet access to users anywhere, regardless of their location. With FortiSASE SIA, Fortinet provides seamless compatibility and integration with other Fortinet products and services, while leveraging FortiOS behind the scenes.
FortiSASE SIA Integrates with Azure AD for SSO to allow user-based FW and security Policies.
12:15 - 13:00
Daniel Popescu & Cristina Barbu, Avaelgo
13:00 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:45
How to deliver fast, secure, and scalable migrations to Microsoft365 with MigrationWiz
Zlata Rogich, BitTitan
The need to perform a migration to Microsoft 365 is a very common requirement in today’s marketplace. Improving workforce collaboration and business productivity has become an integral part of the digital transformation process, as a result, organizations have recognized the need to consolidate their businesses under one Microsoft 365 tenant. With this and security top of mind, choosing a reliable and robust migration tool has become a critical part of the process.
In this session, you’ll learn how to perform multi-workload migrations with MigrationWiz. MigrationWiz is an automated, 100% SaaS solution for mailbox, documents, personal archive migrations, and more. It’s fast, secure, and scalable meaning it can help meet the demands of organizations of all sizes. We’ll take a deep dive into real-life migration scenarios with Avaelgo in the financial space to migrate a customer from Google Workspace to Microsoft 365 to discuss how MigrationWiz can help address some of the technical nuances encountered when performing a migration to Microsoft 365.
Find out how MigrationWiz can help meet the demands of your organization, no matter the size or complexity of the project.
14:45 - 15:30
Radu Ștefan & Alexandra Ștefan, Avaelgo
Data helps the world go round and driving your business with data-based decisions is the way to go.
Power Platform enables your business to craft solutions while empowering you to unite customized technology to help everyone, from the CEO to the front-line workers.
Using the Power Platform components the users will gain insights from and interact with data all while automating those menial responsibilities that seem to be more burdens than job tasks.
Join us to find out which are these Power Platform components and see:
- how many minutes do you need to create a Leave request application for your organization
- how you can create an approval workflow
- how easy you can use the benefits of AI and OCR to extract data from an ID card