Migrating from Atlassian Server to Cloud

In February 2024, Atlassian is ending support for Server Products.

Now companies are up against the clock to make the switch to the cloud.

Rewind’s CTO, James Ciesielski, spoke with Pablo Culebras of Jodocus, who is helping companies make the switch. They cover:

  • How cloud products have matured over the past five years.
  • How cloud providers & users share responsibility for managing applications
  • How to get prepared for migration
  • Complexities in the migration process
  • Understanding and managing the costs of cloud

Watch time: 41:00

James Ciesielski

CTO and Co-Founder of Rewind

James is the co-founder and CTO of Rewind, the leading data backup and recovery provider for cloud and SaaS data. After completing a Bachelor of Math, Computer Science/Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo, James has over 20 years of experience building highly scalable software and services in the fields of telecommunications, media, and financial technology in both enterprise and start-up environments. An experienced technical leader, James has successfully overseen the development and launch of a variety of software products, including Rewind’s inaugural backup-as-a-service (BaaS) app, Rewind Backups for Shopify. In 2019, James was honoured as a member of the Ottawa 40 Under 40. When he isn’t in front of his computer, James can typically be found running after his kids, cooking with his wife, and volunteering to be in net for every pick-up hockey game he can find.

With over 20 years under his belt building scalable solutions in telecom, fintech, and of course, SaaS, James was there from the very beginning: Rewind’s inaugural Backups for Shopify. You can typically find him passionately explaining the SRM, cooking with his wife and kids, and volunteering to be in net for every pickup game he can find. 

Pablo Culebras, Atlassian Consultant, Jodocus 

Atlassian Consultant, Jodocus 

Pablo has worked as an Atalasian expert and consultant products for over 10 years. He works with Jodocus, a platinum Atlassian Partner, to help support their European clients with a wide range of projects including process management, workflow optimization and digitization. Currently, Pablo is helping a number of medium and larger enterprises migrate from their on-premise Atlassian products to cloud products. Pablo has his Masters Degree in Computer Science from Cologne University.