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The Enterprise Connect expert-led conference program will discuss the latest systems, software, services and applications for enterprise communications and collaboration. The conference is designed with one objective in mind: To help you optimize your investments in communications and collaboration systems, software and services. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in EDT.

Avoiding the Gotchas in a Cloud Migration

Melissa Swartz  (Founder, Swartz Consulting)

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 8:00am - 7:00pm

Pass type: Entire Event Orlando, Tuesday-Thursday Orlando - Get your pass now!

Track: Unified Communications & UCaaS

Session Type: Conference Breakout Session

Vault Recording: TBD

The cloud is here, and despite the impression given by the providers, moving to the cloud is isn't always as straightforward as advertised. Implementation can often be tricky. This session offers tips on how to make your move to the cloud smoothly and avoid the most common pitfalls. You’ll get specific, detailed advice on:

  • Contract terms and conditions
  • Planning and preparation
  • Technical and testing considerations
  • What to expect at transition

In this session, an experienced telecommunications consultant who has taken many businesses through their move to the cloud will share her lessons learned while ensuring successful implementations. You'll get tips for making the best cloud services selection, and learn how to work with vendors and maintain control throughout the conversion process.

Takeaways:
  • What are common challenges and how can you avoid them?
  • How do you make sure you don’t unwittingly lose functionality you still need?
  • What challenges will number porting present, and how do you address these?
  • How do you ensure testing is thorough and provides the right data?
  • What are the options for making the transition?

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