Is Your Data Safe in the Cloud?
Moderated by Kevin Hogan, eSchool News, Editor-at-Large
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST
Duration: 1 hour
New storage demands created by virtualization, content preservation, and social media have a number of school IT departments looking to move their legacy data centers to the cloud. But is your data safe there?
High-profile data breaches both on and off campus have data security at the top of campus IT directors’ minds. In this webcast, two data center experts will discuss how schools and colleges can leverage cloud-based storage solutions to corral costs and better manage the data tsunami—safely and securely.
Glen Bellomy and Tom Tittermary, Technical Architects for Symantec, will discuss key issues that schools need to consider when moving their data centers to the cloud, including:
• Migration and retrieval of data
• Back-up and recovery
• Performance standards
Technical Architect, Information Management
Public Sector Strategic Programs
Tom Tittermary is a 12 year veteran of the Storage and Infrastructure business, with 7 years at Symantec delivering Infrastructure and Cloud Architecture for Tier 1 Government programs. Prior to working at Symantec, Tom held a role in the technical leadership at DLT solutions, where one of his duties was hosting a Radio Show on Federal News Radio 1060 called, “Who’s your Data”. While at DLT Tom worked with Veritas, Symantec, Hitachi Data Systems , NetApp, Brocade and McData Solutions, amongst others.
Data Center Architect
State, Local and Education Department
In his role as a national data center architect in the State, Local and Education department at Symantec,
Glen Bellomy works with government groups across all states. Since he joined Symantec in 2000, Bellomy has engaged customers seeking solutions to their operational data center needs including availability, disaster recovery, and data protection across heterogeneous systems.
Bellomy has over forty-five years experience in the IT and computer industry. His experiences include teaching computer maintenance for the National Security Agency and Naval Security Group, designing serviceability into DEC VAX/VMS systems, running a worldwide support operation for Stardent/Stellar Graphics computers, and engineering sales/support for Ovid Information Database systems.
He is an active member of the NASCIO (National Association of State CIOs) Enterprise Architecture Committee. Achievements of note include CCSK and ITIL certification and Who’s Who in Junior Colleges and Vocational Technical Colleges. While on active duty, he was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for meritorious service achievement of a superlative nature.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in applied math from University of Massachusetts Lowell.