Kick-Start Your Cloud Migration: Build a Base Camp

Wednesday, October 31 | 4:15PM–5:00PM MT | Board 206, Poster Area, Exhibit Hall B-E
Session Type: Poster Session
Explore a way to get your systems moving to the cloud, via building a base camp/virtual data center(vDC). The vDC can be created quickly and provides core infrastructure that services can leverage when moving to an infrastructure-as-a-service environment, like AWS.

Outcomes: Learn the benefits of putting some basic reusable infrastructure in the cloud * Learn practices (best, good, and bad) that tend to happen with such an approach * Take away a method for a personalized cloud migration roadmap, starting with the creation of a base camp


  • Chris Eagle

    IT Strategist and Enterprise Architect, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Alok Vimawala

    Director of Infrastructure Systems, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor