Brien Posey, Microsoft MVP, Commercial Astronaut Candidate
About this talk
In recent years, cloud backups have become all the rage, and for good reason. Cloud backups solve many of the most pressing challenges associated with conventional backups. Even so, not all cloud backups are created equally, and in some situations it might even be better not to use a cloud backup.
This informative and vendor neutral presentation from best-selling author and expert Brien Posey will explore numerous practical considerations as they relate to cloud backups. In it, you will learn various strategies for keeping your data better protected while also keeping costs in check. A few of the topics of discussion include:
- When you should and shouldn’t back up to the cloud.
- Important features to look for in a cloud backup solution.
- Strategies for meeting your backup SLAs.
- The true cost of cloud backup and restoration.
About the speaker:
Brien Posey is an internationally best-selling technology author and speaker, and a 21x Microsoft MVP. Prior to going freelance, Posey served as CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities, a network engineer for the United States Department of Defense at Fort Knox, and as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America. In addition to his ongoing work in IT, Posey has been training to be a commercial astronaut since 2015 in preparation to fly on a mission to study polar mesospheric clouds from space.