Cloud Expert Webcast Series

Cloud Strategy Best Practices and Solutions 

Welcome to our Cloud Expert Webcasts, a series of conversations designed to help you increase business agility through an informed cloud strategy. Each episode addresses key challenges faced by Fiserv clients and offers best practices and solutions to improve your IT and business performance.

In addition to the educational content below, you can download an overview of our comprehensive cloud services.  Fiserv ensures your enterprise and critical assets in the cloud are protected in a way that enables quick recovery and minimizes disruption to your business. To find out how cloud technology could impact your business, fill in the form at the bottom of the page and we will connect you with one of our experts. 

Webcast Archives

Choosing the Right Cloud Strategy for Your Financial Institution

A Conversation With a Microsoft Financial Industry Practice Leader and Fiserv Cloud Technology Expert

This Q+A style interview features Peter Hazou, Director of Business Development, Financial Services at Microsoft and Navdeep Singh, Vice President of Client Solutions Consulting at Fiserv. Listen in as these experts in cloud infrastructure discuss a variety of topics related to the cloud, including:

  • The increased drive to cloud technology due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The cloud’s impact on operations models
  • The predicted cloud focus areas for 2021
  • The role the cloud plays as part of a holistic, effective digital transformation strategy for all financial institutions

Debunking Cloud Myths Part One

Cloud expert Apurva Ghelani helps you separate fact from fiction when it comes to your cloud strategy.

Based on his extensive experience designing technology solutions for Fiserv clients, Apurva debunks common cloud myths and discusses important security, cost and reliability considerations when evaluating the benefits and risks of cloud adoption. You'll hear answers to questions such as:

  • How secure is the cloud?
  • Is migrating to the cloud expensive?
  • Should I be concerned about security with a hybrid cloud?
  • Is my data really safe when stored in a public cloud?

Debunking Cloud Myths Part Two

As you consider your options regarding the cloud, learn from the experiences of organizations like yours. In this episode, Apurva Ghelani addresses common misconceptions and issues around compliance, reliability and cloud migration. He'll explore the answers to these questions:

  • Are compliance and audit requirements more stringent in the cloud?
  • Is the cloud reliable?
  • What type of redundancy does a public cloud offer?
  • What are the key considerations when planning a migration to the cloud?

Assessing Cloud Readiness Part One

Fiserv solutions consultants Apurva Ghelani and Rich Ainey team up to answer your questions about cloud assessments and how they ensure a smooth, cost-effective cloud migration. Our experts will also discuss steps in preparing for cloud migration. You’ll hear answers to questions such as:

  • What does a cloud assessment involve? 
  • How do I know if I need one? 
  • What questions should I ask about cloud migration?


Assessing Cloud Readiness Part Two

Apurva Ghelani and Rich Ainey continue their discussion of cloud assessments and how they provide a critical roadmap for successful cloud migration. They delve deeper into the cloud assessment process and answer questions to help you know if you are ready for the cloud, such as:

  • How does a cloud assessment work?
  • What output is generated?
  • What are the next steps to cloud migration?

About Our Panel of Experts

Navdeep Singh - Navdeep Singh is an executive leader at Fiserv with over two decades of proven digital transformation leadership experience. His expertise is in bridging the gap between business objectives and information technology strategies. As Vice President of Client Solutions Consulting, Navdeep oversees the cloud practice at Fiserv. His role is to enable organizations to run their mission-critical workloads on the cloud so they are secure, resilient and available. He is a technology enthusiast with keen interest in cloud and cybersecurity. Navdeep has been an advisor to the World ITO Forum and previously served on the boards of multiple international organizations.

Rich Ainey - In his role as client solutions consultant at Fiserv, Rich utilizes his experience in information technology and knowledge of financial services to deliver advanced solutions tailored to the needs of Fiserv clients. His extensive background in networking, systems administration, virtualization, voice over internet protocol (VOIP) and more ensures every variable in a cloud migration is taken into consideration.

Apurva Ghelani - As former director of solutions consulting at Fiserv, Apurva was responsible for solution design, architecture and cost assessments for cloud, cybersecurity and infrastructure services. Throughout his career, he has helped growing enterprises develop and implement technology strategies that achieve new levels of efficiency and growth.


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