The Cloud is not just a new hosting platform. It represents an entirely new way of building, deploying, operating, and scaling complex systems - and AWS is leading the charge. The companies that embrace this are rewarded with incredible business agility and a competitive advantage; those that fight it are on a path to stagnation and decline. Join Jared Reimer, CTO of AWS premier consulting partner Cascadeo and Amazon Web Services Solutions Architects for a candid conversation about the illusion of control and how that impacts every aspect of cloud computing and operations. Join us for lunch and discussion to learn about: The "cloud-first, everything-fails-eventually" systems mindset and operations methodology Full-stack infrastructure automation and orchestration, including application deployment and configuration management Continuous Security and Compliance in the cloud, enforced systematically rather than ad hoc Telemetry and Machine Learning - the winning combination for predictive analytics and proactive response Network Reliability and Criticality in the cloud, including access options, redundancy, QoS, SD-WAN, and more Q&A time with Cascadeo’s CTO and AWS Solutions Architects Cascadeo is an AWS premier consulting partner, with competencies in DevOps, Managed Services and Windows workloads. We specialize in helping organizations with cloud migrations, optimizations of existing deployment, automation, and 24x7 managed services.