The Cloud Together Summit featured government’s most influential IT leaders discussing how to enable a productive work-from-anywhere Federal workforce; the latest trends in IT consumption models among Federal agencies; how to use proven TCO/ROI modeling to determine the optimal mix of on-prem, private and public cloud resources; and the most critical considerations and updates in cybersecurity.
Nutanix CEO Dheeraj Pandey kicked off the impressive lineup of speakers, discussing a Multicloud Future with Hyperconverged Cloud Infrastructure. Stuart McGuigan, CIO of the State Department, provided a leadership perspective on Digital Transformation to Modern Diplomacy. Aaron Weiss, CIO of the Department of the Navy, and Beth Capello, Deputy CIO of the Department of Homeland Security, spoke about cybersecurity challenges and strategy during COVID-19. And, to close out a morning of important conversations and content, Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat discussed the ability to keep the federal workforce connected, productive and secure, and what’s next for federal IT as remote work persists as the norm for thousands of employees.