Backups to the Cloud: Our Journey to Move Beyond Tape

Thursday, November 01 | 9:45AM–10:30AM MT | Meeting Room 603
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Backing up your on-premises data to the cloud can be done affordably and with known enterprise backup solutions. Learn how Portland State University ditched tape and took advantage of cloud storage to improve the geographical diversity of off-site backups and enhance recovery capabilities.

Outcomes: Learn about our journey from offsite tape backups to cloud storage * Gain a deeper understanding of the technology, security, knowledge, and budget hurdles that you will likely encounter when moving from tape to the cloud * Get a toolkit to help identify and resolve cloud adoption barriers


  • Ryan Bass

    Interim Chief Information Officer, Portland State University
  • Juliana Kutch

  • Thomas Litterer

    Associate Director of OIT, Portland State University
  • Shingi Marangwanda

    Manager, Data Center Infrastructure and Operations Team, Portland State University

Resources & Downloads

  • Backups to the Cloud Our Journey to Move Beyond Tape

    Updated on 11/26/2019