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“What can Microsoft’s Cloud Platform do for Me?” – Azure for IU Researchers

Thursday, March 25, 2021

12 Pm – 1:30 PM EST / ONLINE

How can the Microsoft cloud platform, Azure, transform your work (and ultimately your outcomes) for IU researchers? In this session you will learn how Azure can elevate your research beyond capabilities today on-premises, hear current examples of how others in the field are progressing their work using the cloud, and see some of these tools live in action! We’ll discuss how you can get started in Azure quickly, reduce time to science, and the tools/services you can leverage that will add immediate value to your everyday work.


Opening remarks by:

  • Fred Cate, Vice President for Research and Distinguished Professor and C. Ben Dutton Professor of Law

Moderated by:

  • Tara Vickers, Associate Director, Office of Business Partnerships

Presented by:

  • McKenzie Williams, Azure Cloud Specialist, Microsoft
  • Tim Cornett, Strategic Account Executive – Higher Education, Microsoft
  • Keith Ward, Senior Azure Specialist, Microsoft
  • John Adams, Technology Strategist, Microsoft
  • Alan Walsh, Principal Analyst – Research Data Services, UITS
  • James Bennett, Principal Systems Analyst, Cloud at IU, UITS