Establishing a best practices based infrastructure for cloud migration
Ravi Kumar Monangi is IT Associate Director (architecture, security, quality/compliance) for Pharmacyclics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative small-molecule drugs for the treatment of cancer and immune mediated diseases.
Monangi led the effort to move Pharmacyclics to the cloud in a strategic, controlled way, beginning with a web content management system. This migration needed to be completed in an accelerated time frame while:
- Maintaining a lean IT team, without committing to managed services.
- Gaining assurance of best practices that come with experienced cloud infrastructure experts.
- Testing the environment and process, and educating their team