ARTICLE: Mastering the Cloud at Staffordshire University Part II: Lessons Learned Getting Connected!

ARTICLE: Mastering the Cloud at Staffordshire University Part II: Lessons Learned Getting Connected!

We are delighted to appear in the latest issue of the UKOUG’s magazine, #PTK (Pass the Knowledge) which features the second instalment of Staffordshire University’s journey to the Cloud story (p18-21):

Mastering the Cloud at Staffordshire University: Part II
Lessons Learned Getting Connected


A brief synopsis of the article can be found below:

This is the second instalment of an article which follows Staffordshire University’s journey to the cloud.  In the first instalment we got as far as preparing for UAT. In this instalment we discuss the intricacies of the UAT process, cutover planning and execution and building the production environment.  We also provide an insight in to some of the common and not so common issues encountered around the go live date. This will include data migration and standards for security ciphers.  The University achieved go live successfully and now has a system which will provide a good basis for providing high quality services to external and internal customers.  This will include an increasing level of automation. There has been a successful handover to the Namos Managed Services team who continue to support the University in the cloud with their current system.

Click here to download the latest article.

To download a copy of the first instalment, which featured in issue 69, please click here.


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