Our friends and families have all reacted in their own ways to this pandemic. Some piled up toilet paper and flour, making stocks to last a year. Some go about their days as normal, careful. Others are trying to make the most of their continuous self-isolation. And some consider it’s all fake.


No matter how we’re dealing with COVID-19, the anxiety we all share about the future is valid. But it can also fuel our curiosity and desire for learning. Because learning is all about the experiences and interactions we have.
We’re social.
We interact with people.
We listen to what they’re saying.
And then try to apply or consider the insights that person shared with us (and, of course, the other way around).
When it comes to learning, there are 3 key pain points in finding the right and most relevant content:
  • there’s too much content out there
  • you can’t always verify the quality
  • is it up-to-date?
This is ITCamp Community’s big WHY.
Our own Why we’re here: there’s so much to share, and so much to learn! ITCamp Community makes up the perfect setting for keeping up with what’s new in tech or best practices.
And today we’re happy to announce our newest online meetup: join us online on July 9th at 4.15 PM (EEST)We’ll focus on cloud architecture and ways of securing the move into the cloud. We’ll continue with the role that the cloud plays within Digital Transformation initiatives. The focal point being the technical aspects of challenges companies usually face:
  • governance
  • security
  • change management
  • cost-control.
ITCamp’s in-person or online meetups are totally free.
Register, save the date in your calendar and when the time comes, grab your favorite beverage and tune in to watch the sessions!



4:15pm – 4:30pm

Event kickoff 


4:30pm – 5:10pm

Digital Transformation in the Cloud: What They Don’t Always Tell You

Tudor Damian, Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP

The payoff of successful Digital Transformation can be essential for companies engaged in highly-competitive markets. Being fully based on Tudy’s involvement in projects and experience from recent years, this session provides a quick insight into the role that the Cloud plays within Digital Transformation initiatives, touching on challenges companies usually face when dealing with governance, security, change management & cost-control.


5:10pm – 5:15pm



5:15pm – 5:55pm

Cloud Architecture and Securing the Move to Cloud

Ahmed Nabil, Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Microsoft Regional Director

Whether people admit or not, everyone is moving to the cloud and all future businesses will run somewhere on the internet. Moving to the cloud requires a different set of architecture and mindset. Data is stored, accessed, and processed on different platforms and devices. Employees are working anywhere from the world, corporate data is no more under company IT custody. CISOs and CIOs need to think differently and set a new Cloud Security Architecture. This session will try to draw the main areas of concern from a Security perspective while moving to the cloud.


5:55pm – 6:00pm



6:00pm – 6:40pm

Observations on Microsoft’s pandemic responses & Office 365 roadmap

Daniel Popescu, IT Business Strategy Executive

This year has been unlike any other. At the beginning of the year, Microsoft announced ambitious new sustainability initiatives and how they plan to help their customers reduce their carbon footprint. Then COVID-19 changed everything. Technology companies like Microsoft were clearly central to helping organizations navigate a new landscape while maintaining and speeding up their public products’ roadmaps. As far as Office 365 workloads are concerned, during the pandemic, Microsoft accelerated the implementation for some features and, even more, add new ones in the pipeline. So join this session to learn about what new functionalities that have been implemented in Office 365 and what’s to come next.


6:40pm – 6:45pm

Event Wrap-up

meet the speakers

Ahmed Nabil has more than 18 years of experience in the field of Information Security, IT Infrastructure, Project Management, Risk Management, Application Automation, IT management and holds several professional IT certifications from Microsoft, CISCO, ISACA, ISC2, PMI, CWNP, PECB and EC- Council. Ahmed Nabil has a BS in Electrical and Control Engineering. He completed his graduate education and earned MSc in Business Information Technology from School of Computer Science, Middlesex University, UK followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Ahmed is an industry expert in Information Security and Digital Transformation, public speaker at several international conferences, and author of several articles published in different international security magazines.

Ahmed was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Award for 7 years in a row on Cloud & Datacenter Management and was named as top Information Security executives on different awards in the Middle East and the US. And since July 2020, he was also nominated as a Microsoft Regional Director. He was also recently selected as a member of the EC-Council CCISO advisory board due to his Industry standing and deep experience. He is a sports fanatic especially with football and English Premier League and loves to travel everywhere.

Tudor Damian is a Certified Ethical Hacker, a Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP, and a technical speaker at local and regional community events. As an IT consultant and tech support specialist with +15 years of experience in managing complex IT infrastructures, Tudor often talks about the latest technologies and trends with themes including general networking & security, virtualization technologies, OS deployment and maintenance, social engineering and information security awareness, web application security, white-hat hacking, and penetration testing techniques.

He is also an organizer for the ITCamp Romania. His day to day activities cover designing and implementing IT solutions, performing tech support and maintenance work, and delivering training sessions for experts and beginners alike.

Daniel Popescu is an experienced Cloud architect and IT management professional, with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Highly skilled in Microsoft Cloud, IT Service Management, IT Strategy, Servers, and Data Center, in his role of IT Business Strategy Executive, he acts as CIOs’ trusted advisor, in order to build an optimal digital strategy for their companies.

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