The Journey to Oracle Cloud
One of our most important missions as cloud migration experts is to educate you about the “Do’s & Don’ts” and show you the best way forward in your cloud challenge. As we just started a big cloud migration project, we thought we would do an educational experiment where we let you follow us on the journey through a series of video blogs that we release continuously along the projects way to success.
We call it "The Journey to Oracle cloud".
So take advantage of our know-how and FOLLOW ‘The Journey to Oracle Cloud’ which over the coming months will provide a transparent picture of how we as a partner help you achieve the full potential and what you need to be aware of when starting the journey.
Moving to cloud needs initial effort, but will substantially free up resources, cut costs & eliminate complexity in your operations.
- Rafael Gonzalez, VD at SYSCO Sweden
We will be following Rafael Gonzalez and his team through a series of 8 episodes. On this site we will present each episode continuously and as we progress in the project - so stay updated & come visit regularly.
An introduction to the "case"
Join us for a groundbreaking video blog series, as we follow Rafael Gonzalez and his team in a real-life cloud migration project for one of our customers. Below we introduce you to the scenario and for now "no name customer".
The (for now, "no-name") customer:
Why a no name customer? The journey will be more exciting without knowing the customer from the beginning.Down the line this will be unfoiled. Stay tuned!
What do they do?
They produce oil for different industries. Their products are with us every day on roads, roofs, running shoes and lubricants for instance. This is just a small hint of what they are doing to keep you curious.
Moving Oracle assets from on-prem to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. This customer has a ten years old Oracle BI infrastructure delivering critical intelligence to the business worldwide.
The platform consists of databases, ODI (Oracle Data Integrator) and OBI EE (Oracle Business Intelligence) that will be transitioned into more agile and future proofed assets such as Oracle ADW (autonomous data warehouse) and (OAC) Oracle Analytical Cloud.
Meet the experts
Throughout the series, you will meet several technicians, cloud architects and specialists, who are all sharing their experiences, knowledge and expectations around Oracle Cloud. The composition of the team will vary depending on the Business scenarios that we will address in each episode.
The Program Manager
Rafael is responsible for the program and the journey to the Oracle Cloud. Rafael will drive the engagement to the planned outcomes of each step of the journey and be your guide and host for The Journey to Oracle Cloud.
The Lead Architect
Ajit Hegde Raghavendra
Ajit is the lead cloud architect for this journey. He is one of our superheroes at SYSCO with more than 15 years of experience within Oracle. Ajit will deliver the overall design of the Customer solution and facilitate the creation and execution of the journey. He will also orchestrate the inclusion of appropriate delivery resources needed for each step of the journey.
Subject Matter Experts
Subject Matter Experts are resources that will be assigned to the delivery team, and as required, help facilitate discussions about technical design. The SMEs will be presented in more detail as they are involved in each of the steps.
The 8 episodes
On the journey, the goal is to explore every conceivable challenge, complication and opportunity by choosing Oracle Cloud. During 8 episodes we will follow the Team and our Customer on The Journey to Oracle Cloud. New episodes will be available as we progress on our journey. If you want, you can sign up and follow the journey, then you will receive an e-mail when a new episode is released.
Please note that we will have a webinar at the end of the journey (more information presented as the last episode below).
Live: Episode 01
Live: Episode 02
Live: Episode 04
In episode 4, we let you know the benefits of moving Oracle to cloud by sharing our knowledge in how to evaluate business case and Return on Investment.
Stay tuned for: Episode 05
Security and how to do it right
In episode 5, we talk about the security aspects when moving to the cloud. It's highly important to think this through early in the process to establishing a shared responsibility model and a zero trust architecture.
Stay tuned for: Episode 06
The flexibility with Oracle Cloud
In episode 6, we discuss the cloud migration methodology and the cloud concerns for Legacy systems.
Stay tuned for: Episode 07
The importance of having right license
In episode 7, we talk about the license. Does the customer have the right license?
Stay tuned for: Episode 08
Meet the Customer
In episode 8, we have finally reached the end of this Oracle Cloud journey. It's now time to let you know who our no-name customer is.
- Presentation of the Customer
- Wrap-up of the episodes
- What did we learn?
- Q&A session
The webinar invite will be sent out towards the end of the journey.
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