Moving to the cloud: The next frontier for E/CTRM systems?

Sponsored webinar: Sapient Global Markets


  • Sudip Dasgupta, infrastructure architect, Sapient Consulting
  • Marco Scherer, cluster head global commodities & wholesale, E.ON Business Services
  • Tommy Yanowski, manager, global trading systems, Chevron
  • Moderator: Alexander Osipovich, commodities editor,

Sponsored by Sapient, this webinar convenes a panel of top industry thinkers in energy/commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM) systems to discuss the challenges of migrating E/CTRM platforms to the cloud.

As energy and commodity firms cut their IT budgets, a growing number of companies are exploring hosted solutions as a way of cutting costs and making their IT infrastructure more nimble. But moving to the cloud is not often a straightforward process. Aimed at chief information officers, risk managers, trading desk chiefs and other senior business leads, this webinar helps listeners understand:

  • The challenges of moving large, complex platforms to the cloud
  • Pros and cons of cloud-based E/CTRM solutions
  • What to do with legacy systems not made for the cloud
  • Vendors’ promises: whether to believe them
  • The trade-offs of private versus public clouds
  • How to navigate the Software-as-a-Service agreement
  • Security concerns: will hosted solutions keep your data safe?
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