CAST presents

Moving beyond lift & shift to modernize business critical applications cloud natively

Moving beyond lift & shift to modernize critical applications is a high-stakes, high-anxiety affair for IT leaders, especially when looking at refactoring and shifting them to cloud. Lack of accurate knowledge and insight into the inner working of the applications further exacerbates the challenge during the migration process.

CAST Software, a global leader in Software Intelligence and Application Modernization, will share how customers are refactoring and migrating applications to cloud with a smarter, transparent and more automated approach. Enterprises globally are using automated application insights from CAST to modernize legacy business critical applications with control, speed and accuracy leveraging cloud native micro services saving months of time and avoiding u-turns common to manual approach.

In this session, CAST will share the approach and real-world examples.

Learn about:

  • Key challenges to be aware of when moving to cloud native and containers
  • Benefits of refactoring apps for PaaS vs rehosting to IaaS
  • How to use software intelligence to de-risk and accelerate the transformation

Chakra Yarlagadda
CAST Software

Chakra Yarlagadda
Sr Vice President

Chakra is Sr Vice President with CAST Software helping clients globally on modernizing applications and migrating to cloud faster and cost effectively. Previously, he was responsible for starting the IBM cloud in China and helping global customers leverage cloud native solutions. Before this, Chakra managed various leadership roles internationally, including M&A transactions totaling about $9 billion in value. Chakra has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s in engineering.

Kevin Furet
CAST Software

Kevin Furet
Sr. Solutions Architect

Kevin is a Senior Solutions Architect at CAST, helping partners and clients to leverage software intelligence to build value based offerings for software modernization, application diagnostics and risk management programs.

As a member of Strategic Partnerships Team, he helps Advisories and Consulting firms assess large IT organization's application landscapes and define actionable future-proof strategies.