My guest for this episode, Troy O’Brien, spends his time helping large enterprises move their entire IT estate – thousands of applications – to the public cloud. This is no small feat. Think about it. Protecting valuable data and mission critical applications is imperative to every large organization. The idea of moving these assets introduces business risk – maybe too much. But Troy’s team helps them understand the benefits of change, navigate the journey, and reap the game-changing benefits of public cloud migration.
Listen to our conversation to learn how migration flows for most companies [4:13] and the steps migration specialists take to smooth the transition [6:39]. We also talk about common objections to cloud moves and the importance of being ready for cultural and organizational change [8:30]. And since we’re headed to the cloud, we finish our journey with anecdotes about how Delta Airlines (@Delta) earns customers for life, like Troy and DR by exceeding expectations. [12:28].
ABOUT TROY O’BRIEN
Troy O’Brien is a cloud evangelist and a global AWS practice leader for DXC Technologies. He educates business leaders about the benefits of moving to the public cloud and helps large enterprises migrate their entire IT estates.
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- After you listen to this episode, check out the second in my three-part series Liftoff to hear cloud architect and advocate Forrest Brazeal’s advice on managing a lift and shift strategy.
- Want even more? Tune in to the third episode of the series to hear me talk with cloud economist Corey Quinn about right-sizing your cloud spend.
- Learn more about DXC Technology
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